22. November 2007

Last.fm Open Mind Index – How open are you to different styles of music?


The list of Last.fm extensions is still expanding. :) Today: The Last.fm Open Mind Index

With this tool, you can calculate your personal Open Mind Index (OMI). The OMI is intended to reflect the bandwidth or your personal musical taste. The higher the number, the broader is your taste in music and the more open you are to different styles of music.

» read on!

Topics: extensionlast.fmmainstreammusictool

13. March 2007

How mainstream are you? – The Last.fm-Mainstream-O-Meter


Last.fm Logo

You are 17.35 % Mainstream!

Crap! Looks like I am less alternative than I thought. :)

With the Last.fm-Mainstream-O-Meter, users of Last.fm (see “Discovering Music that You Like“) can see, how much their listening habits overlap with the evil mainstream. You only have to enter your Last.fm username and the webservice calculates – somehow – your mainstream factor in percent.

» read on!

Topics: last.fmmainstreammusicweb-service

8. March 2006

Does popular music appear to be better?


There is some kind of self-fulfilling prophecy behind the success of popular music.

Popular music gets more attention. More people talk about it, it is played more often and is listed in charts. All this means free advertising. More people get in contact with popular music, so more people who might like it get to know about it, so it gets even more popular. But that does not seem to be all.

» read on!

Topics: mainstreammusicpoppopularitysciencestudysuccess

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