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BandNavi


BandNavi
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Description

BandNavi enables you to find new bands and music from relations between musicians.

Member changes, featuring, collaborations, etc. are common in music bands.
Moreover some musicians have relations with a lot of bands in the case that a support member gives a performance, a composer offers a music, or a guest musician appears at a live and so on.

You can find new bands and music by iteratively tracing such relational networks with BandNavi.


■How to use■
・Play a music stored in your iPod library from the "Library" tab.
・Then, the list of the musicians who participated in the band of the music is shown in the "Navigation" tab.
・In addition, when you tap a musician's name, the list of the bands in which the musician participated is shown.
・Musician → Band → Musician → Band ... You can trace the relations one after another.
・If you have the music of the listed band, Play Button(|>) will be shown on the side of the band name. You can play the music any second by tapping the button.
・When you get interested a band, you can search video clips of the band in YouTube or their music in iTunes Music Store by tapping the Option Button(>) shown on the side of the band name.

■About this application■
・This application connects to the database server. It is NOT possible to use this application without the network environment.
・The band member information is collected from various web pages by using a web mining technology. Therefore, collected information sometimes includes mistakes. You can confirm which web pages gave the member names from the Option Button(>) shown on the side of the member name.
・When the server doesn't have member names, the member names from the MusicBrainz (http://musicbrainz.org/) database will be shown.
・BandNavi has been developed as a part of a research. Please check the following web site for more fine information of the research. Music Information Technology Laboratory - http://music.iit.tsukuba.ac.jp/

■Disclaimer■
・Artist names in your iPhone will be sent to the server automatically (the sent data won't saved in the server).
・The band member names shown in this application are collected by the automatic collection technique from web pages, thus we do NOT ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information which shown in this application.
・The complaint of any damage that occurs by using BandNavi or using its information (buying music in iTunes Music Store, etc.) is not accepted.

What's New in Version 1.1

・The database has been improved.
・The display of degree of relationship reliability has been added on the Na
vigation screen.
・The music player has been improved.

Screenshots

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