The world is getting more and more like those futuristic sci-fi films. Check this out, for $30, any band or aspiring music producer can submit a track to see if it has the same characteristics as a hit song based on previous data on the Billboard pop charts. And it only costs $30.
“We see this as the future of music,” said Eddie Wenrick, chief executive of Hitlab.com,a Montreal startup that aims to be the big new platform for farming musical talent. The company is a blend of MySpace– the social networking site popular among bands –and Canadian Idol. Members create profiles and add their songs for all to hear and buy. But for $30, they can get Hitlab’s software, called Dynamic Hit Scoring, to analyze their music’s hit potential. If they score highly, they increase their chance of signing a record contract. See full article from canada.com