Musicovery is a web-radio akin to Pandora. But where Pandora asks you to input an artist’s name, Musicovery wants to know your mood.

By assessing the subtle variances between the Four Pillars of Mood–Dark, Calm, Positive, Energetic–and blending your selection of genres, Musicovery is able to build a radio station for you. The fun part, though somewhat gimmicky, is exploring the colorful web it creates that links various artists together. It’s a mixture of music and visual arts. When plugging in genres and adjusting the “mood meter,” I found I was thinking visually about what I wanted to hear.

“I remember pulling out records because I wanted to listen to the different colors…”


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