• Eclectic score

    28. Okt. 2007, 15:44

    Take your top 20 artists. For each of these artists, collect the top 5 similar artists. The resulting number of unique artists is your eclectic score. If the score is small (extreme = 5) your musical preferences are very limited, and if it is large (larger than 80, extreme = 100), then you have an eclectic musical preference. You can compute your own score at

    My eclectic score is currently


    The 88 related artists for my profile are A Silver Mt. Zion, Aereogramme, Afterhours (3), Andrew Bird, Antimatter (2), Autolux, Bark Psychosis, Baustelle, Bert Jansch, Bloodbath, Bob Dylan and The Band, Bracken, Broken Social Scene, C.S.I. consorzio suonatori indipendenti, CCCP, CCCP Fedeli alla linea, Calla, Caravan, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Cold War Kids, Coldplay, Colin Meloy, Cynic, Death, Death Cab for Cutie, Deerhoof, Demians, Disco Inferno, Do Make Say Think, Electrelane, Elliott Smith, Eloy, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, En Declin, Enon, Explosions in the Sky, Fair to Midland, Francesco De Gregori, Francesco Guccini, Franco Battiato, Gentle Giant, Giorgio Gaber, God Is an Astronaut, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Gojira, Il Teatro Degli Orrori (2), Iron & Wine, Jonny Greenwood, Katatonia (2), Le Luci Della Centrale Elettrica (2), Leonard Cohen, Marlene Kuntz (2), Marta sui Tubi (3), Massimo Volume (2), Mogwai, Mono (2), Muse, My Dying Bride, Neil Young, Oceansize, Offlaga Disco Pax (2), PGR, Piano Magic, Pinback, Rishloo, Riverside, Room with a View, Saturnus, Set Fire to Flames, Sigur Rós, Sunset Rubdown, TV on the Radio, Tarkio, The Band, The Black Heart Procession, The Declining Winter, The Helio Sequence, The Mayan Factor, The National, The Shins, This Will Destroy You, Thom Yorke, Tim Buckley, Van der Graaf Generator, Vashti Bunyan, Vinicio Capossela, Wolf Parade, Woody Guthrie
  • Musical Weirdness?

    29. Sep. 2007, 22:47

    Take your top 30 artists and look at the song for each with the highest play count in your media player. Then, compare it to its ranking to find out how weird your musical taste is.

    1 Fabrizio De André
    Top track: La canzone del padre
    Ranking: 78 (Iniziamo bene =D)

    2 Bob Dylan
    Top track: Sara
    Ranking: 100 (lol)

    3 Nick Drake
    Top track: Saturday Sun
    Ranking: 20

    4 Klimt 1918
    Top track: Sleepwalk in Rome
    Ranking: 6

    5 Novembre
    Top track: Child of the Twilight
    Ranking: 15

    5 Anathema
    Top track: Angelica
    Ranking: 15

    7 Mogwai
    Top track: I Chose Horses [Acid Food]
    Ranking: 15 [5]

    8 Opeth
    Top track: Windowpane
    Ranking: 2

    9 The Smiths
    Top track: Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want
    Ranking: 31

    10 Joy Division
    Top track: Twenty Four Hours
    Ranking: 19

    11 Jeff Buckley
    Top track: Liliac Wine
    Ranking: 5

    12 Katatonia
    Top track: Ghost of the Sun
    Ranking: 2

    13 Radiohead
    Top track: Street Spirit (Fade Out)
    Ranking: 31

    13 Noir Désir
    Top track: A ton étoile
    Ranking: 20

    15 Damien Rice
    Top track: Canonball [Delicate]
    Ranking: 2 [4]

    15 The Decemberists
    Top track: When the War Came
    Ranking: 8

    17 Andrew Bird
    Top track: Fake Palindromes
    Ranking: 5

    18 Pearl Jam
    Top track: Last Kiss
    Ranking: 5

    19 The Velvet Underground
    Top track: Venus in Furs [Femme Fatale]
    Ranking: 4 [5]

    20 The Arcade Fire
    Top track: In the Backseat
    Ranking: 19

    21 dredg
    Top track: Sorry But It's Over
    Ranking: 13

    22 The Smashing Pumpkins
    Top track: Thru the Eyes of Ruby
    Ranking: 59

    23 Afterhours
    Top track: Varanasi Baby
    Ranking: 35

    23 Janis Joplin
    Top track: Me and Bobby McGee
    Ranking: 2

    25 Iron & Wine
    Top track: Such Great Heights
    Ranking: 1

    26 Camel
    Top track: The Great Marsh
    Ranking: 3

    27 Elliott Smith
    Top track: Between the Bars
    Ranking: 1

    28 King Crimson
    Top track: Book of Saturday
    Ranking: 11

    28 A Perfect Circle
    Top track: The Package
    Ranking: 11

    30 The Beatles
    Top track: She's Leaving Home
    Ranking: 43