As a context for my research on listener-supported freeform radio, I am researching algorithmic music recognition, recommendation, and mastering. My WFMU essays elsewhere on this site also tackle music recommendation issues.
with Jonathan Sterne, “Tuning Sound for Infrastructures: Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Cultural Politics of Audio Mastering,” Special Issue “Infrastructural Politics,” Cultural Studies 35, no. 4-5 (2021): 750-770.
with Jonathan Sterne, “Machine Learning in Context, or Learning from LANDR,” Social Media + Society 5, no. 2 (2019): 1–18.
“Shazam: The Blind Spots of Algorithmic Music Recognition and Recommendation,” in Appified: Culture in the Age of Apps, ed. Jeremy Wade Morris and Sarah Murray (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018), 257-266.