How well do you know Construction?

The Beardscratchers Compendium exists to discover and relate music content that's scattered over the Web. Using information from sites like MusicBrainz,, 7digital and many many more, the Compendium is an experimental music automaton. A dynamic travel-guide to the sights, sounds, tastes and activity of the people who live music, and the people who love music…

I'm curious, tell me more…

The Compendium is always learning about the world of music, and wants to show you what it has discovered. It now knows about more than 1,000,000 artists and 1,100,000 releases; holds a unique library of over 650,000 news articles and 4,000 reviews; and that's along with all the artist photos, videos, tags, gig listings and super-secret stuff to come!

Latest Updates

I like to move it, move it

Amongst other bits and pieces, you can now share your musical taste on Facebook through the Compendium, 'cos people like doing that I'm told.

Artist Photo Galleries!

Photo galleries featuring high quality photoshoots and high resolution images are now available for many artist entries. More details in the Journal.

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