Recommendation Algorithm Wants To Show You Something New
Every recommendation algorithm I've seen does one or both of two things. The first being staying extremely close to things I have already expressed an interest in - never broadening my horizons.
clearly you haven't used the wreckommender: http://wreckommender.com/
Detecting Click Tracks
Nate4D - I'd love to run the analysis on your church band to see if we tell the difference from your drummer and a click track. Send me a URL to a recording and I'll generate the plot. Paul at echonest.com.
Using Computers for Sophisticated Music Analysis
If you are interested in learning a bit more about ISMIR check out some blog posts about the conference
From a researcher at Last.fm:
A researcher from strands:
And lots of posts from my blog: