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

The list of extensions is still expanding. 🙂 Today: The 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 […]

How mainstream are you? – The

You are 17.35 % Mainstream! Crap! Looks like I am less alternative than I thought. 🙂 With the, users of (see “Discovering Music that You Like“) can see, how much their listening habits overlap with the evil mainstream. You only have to enter your username and the webservice calculates – somehow – […]

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 […]