Thursday, April 9
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Tag: Jazz Crusaders

I am 27.98% mainstream! (whatever that means)

I am 27.98% mainstream! (whatever that means)

Music
As I opined about three weeks ago, joining Last.fm has taken my obsession with music and music statistics to a scary new level. Recently I found yet another way to build on this experience - the Last.fm Mainstream-O-Meter. Using some sort of high-tech algorithms and reverse polarities, this little tool can tell anyone who uploads their information to Last.fm just how mainstream (or not) their listening tastes are. As the site explains, it draws its numbers based off the 30 most-listened to groups, and how mainstream each of those groups is. I guess the higher the number, the more mainstream you are. Looks like I'm just outside the really meaty part of the curve. One thing I find interesting about this tool is it really shows you what the demographics of Last.fm's users are. For in...