Linked Data Publication of Live Music Archives and Analyses

  • Sean Bechhofer
  • Kevin Page
  • David M. Weigl
  • György Fazekas
  • Thomas Wilmering
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10588)


We describe the publication of a linked data set exposing metadata from the Internet Archive Live Music Archive along with detailed feature analysis data of the audio files contained in the archive. The collection is linked to existing musical and geographical resources allowing for the extraction of useful or nteresting subsets of data using additional metadata.

The collection is published using a ‘layered’ approach, aggregating the original information with links and specialised analyses, and forms a valuable resource for those investigating or developing audio analysis tools and workflows.



This work was supported through a subaward of the Semantic Media Network (EPSRC EP/J010375/1); the FAST IMPACt project (EPSRC EP/L019981/1); and the EU Commission H2020 grant AudioCommons (688382). We thank the Internet Archive and Brewster Kahle for encouragement, support and access to the dataset.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sean Bechhofer
    • 1
  • Kevin Page
    • 2
  • David M. Weigl
    • 2
  • György Fazekas
    • 3
  • Thomas Wilmering
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of ManchesterManchesterEngland
  2. 2.Oxford e-Research CentreUniversity of OxfordOxfordEngland
  3. 3.Centre for Digital MusicQueen Mary University of LondonLondonEngland

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