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  • Eclecticality Part 2

    17 jan. 2010, 23h54m

    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 http://anthony.liekens.net/pub/scripts/last.fm/eclectic.php


    My eclectic score is currently

    100/100



    The 100 related artists for my profile are 10cc, Adam Pascal, Alexi Murdoch, Amos Lee, Anthony Rapp, Ashlee Simpson, Band of Horses, Barenaked Ladies, Bauhaus, Beyoncé, Blackmore's Night, Bon Iver, Brett Dennen, Cast Of The Princess And The Frog, Celtic Woman, Chris Brown, Clannad, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Coach Z, Colbie Caillat, David Ryan Harris, Death Cab for Cutie, Electric Light Orchestra Part II, Enya, Frank Sinatra, George Harrison, Great Lake Swimmers, Harry Connick, Jr., Homestar Runner, Horse Feathers, Idina Menzel, Iron & Wine and Calexico, J. Holiday, Jack Johnson, Jamie Cullum, Janet Jackson, Jason Mraz, Jeff Lynne, Jim Cummings, Jim Cummings featuring Terence Blanchard on Trumpet, Jim Dale, Jimi Hendrix, Joanne K. Rowling, Joe Purdy, John Lennon, John Linnell, John Mayer Trio, Jonathan Larson, Joy Division, Kelly Clarkson, Lady GaGa, Lemon Demon, Leon-Wooley, Bruno Campos & Anika Noni Rose, Leona Lewis, Les Misérables, Limozeen, Lindsay Lohan, Mario, Marzipan, Matt Dusk, Michael Leon-Wooley, Bruno Campos & Anika Noni Rose featuring Terence Blanchard on Trumpet, Mono Puff, Moxy Früvous, Moya Brennan, Page & Plant, Paul McCartney, Paul McCartney & Wings, Pink Floyd, Ringo Starr, Robert Plant, Rufus Beck, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Stephen Fry, Stephen Schwartz, Stephen Sondheim, Stephenie Meyer, Sufjan Stevens, Supertramp, Taranchula, The Alan Parsons Project, The Decemberists, The Doors, The Glove, The Postal Service, The Sisters of Mercy, The Veronicas, Toni Braxton, Tony Bennett, Trey Songz, Usher, Vampire Weekend, Whitney Houston, Wicked, William Fitzsimmons, spring awakening, 久石譲, 寺嶋民哉, 木村弓, 菅野よう子, 野見祐二
  • Super Eclecticality Part 2

    17 jan. 2010, 23h51m

    Take your top 50 artists. For each of these artists, collect the top 20 similar artists (where the artist itself is the #1 most similar). The resulting number of unique artists is your super-eclectic score. You can compute your own score at http://anthony.liekens.net/pub/scripts/last.fm/supereclectic.php


    My super-eclectic score is currently

    803/1000



    The most similar artists for my profile are Rihanna (4), The Skate Party (4), Peggy Lee (4), Joshua Radin (4), "Weird Al" Yankovic (4), Lemon Demon (4), Ray LaMontagne (3), Alexi Murdoch (3), Christina Aguilera (3), Taranchula (3)
  • Super Eclecticality

    22 août 2009, 3h27m

    How super-eclectic is the musical preference of KayJay123?
    KayJay123's super-eclectic score is



    782/1000


    As this number is larger, you have a more eclectic musical preference. People with scores over 700 have bragging rights. People whose score is below 400 should consider more musical styles!



    The following are the artists with the most occurences in your list

    The Kinda Long Haired Band (4)
    Marzipan (4)
    What's Her Face (4)
    Strong Bad (4)
    Homestar Runner (4)
    The Skate Party (4)
    Iron & Wine (4)
    Group X (4)
    Coach Z (4)
    Limozeen (4)
    Taranchula (4)
    Kelly Rowland (3)
    Josh Kelley (3)
    William Fitzsimmons (3)
    Ray LaMontagne (3)
    Alexi Murdoch (3)
    Brandy (3)
    Andrew Lloyd Webber (3)
    sloshy (3)
    Christina Aguilera (3)


    Take your top 50 artists. For each of these artists, collect the top 20 similar artists (where the artist itself is the #1 most similar). The resulting number of unique artists is your super-eclectic score. You can compute your own score at http://anthony.liekens.net/pub/scripts/last.fm/supereclectic.php


    My super-eclectic score is currently

    782/1000



    The most similar artists for my profile are The Kinda Long Haired Band (4), Marzipan (4), What's Her Face (4), Strong Bad (4), Homestar Runner (4), The Skate Party (4), Iron & Wine (4), Group X (4), Coach Z (4), Limozeen (4)
  • Eclecticality

    22 août 2009, 3h25m

    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 http://anthony.liekens.net/pub/scripts/last.fm/eclectic.php


    My eclectic score is currently

    100/100



    The 100 related artists for my profile are 10cc, Adam Pascal, Alexa Vega, Alexi Murdoch, Amos Lee, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ashlee Simpson, Band of Horses, Barenaked Ladies, Bauhaus, Beatbox Giant Productions, LLC, Ben Folds Five, Ben Kweller, Better Than Ezra, Beyoncé, Bon Iver, Brett Dennen, Christina Aguilera, Clannad, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Coach Z, Cream, Dan Brown, David Ryan Harris, Death Cab for Cutie, Draco and the Malfoys, Electric Light Orchestra Part II, Enya, Evans Blue, Eve 6, Fear of Pop, Gavin DeGraw, George Harrison, Great Lake Swimmers, Guster, Idina Menzel, Iron & Wine and Calexico, Janet Jackson, Jason Mraz, Jeff Lynne, Jim Dale, Jimi Hendrix, Joanne K. Rowling, Joe Purdy, John Lennon, John Linnell, John Mayer Trio, Jonathan Larson, Joy Division, Kelly Clarkson, Lady GaGa, Lemon Demon, Leona Lewis, Les Misérables, Lily Allen, Limozeen, M. Ward, Marzipan, Matt Wertz, Mediæval Bæbes, Ministry of Magic, Mono Puff, Moxy Früvous, Moya Brennan, Olivier Deriviere, Our Lady Peace, Page & Plant, Paul McCartney, Paul McCartney & Wings, Pink Floyd, Repo! The Genetic Opera, Ringo Starr, Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, Robert Plant, Rogue Wave, Secret Garden, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Stephen Fry, Stephen Schwartz, Stephen Sondheim, Stephenie Meyer, Sufjan Stevens, Supertramp, Taranchula, The Alan Parsons Project, The Bens, The Decemberists, The Exies, The Glove, The Moaning Myrtles, The Remus Lupins, The Sisters of Mercy, The Veronicas, The Whomping Willows, Vampire Weekend, Whitney Houston, Wicked, William Fitzsimmons, spring awakening, Юнона и Авось
  • Theatre I Need To See

    4 fév. 2009, 6h11m

    I wanted to write this down so I could keep track of them, and this seemed to be as good a place as any.

    The Phantom of the Opera (again!!)
    Phantom - The Vegas Spectacular (what can I say? I loves me some Phantom)
    Wicked (again)
    The Lion King
    Spamalot
    Rent
    Fiddler On the Roof
    The Rocky Horror Show
    Sweeney Todd
    Avenue Q
    La Boheme (preferably the Baz Luhrman production but whatevs)
    Phantom (entirely different musical)
    The Wedding Singer
    Carmen
    Hairspray
    My Fair Lady
    Repo! The Genetic Opera
  • Theatre I Need To See

    4 fév. 2009, 6h11m

    I wanted to write this down so I could keep track of them, and this seemed to be as good a place as any.

    The Phantom of the Opera (again!!)
    Phantom - The Vegas Spectacular (what can I say? I loves me some Phantom)
    Wicked (again)
    The Lion King
    Spamalot
    Rent
    Fiddler On the Roof
    The Rocky Horror Show
    Sweeney Todd
    Avenue Q
    The Little Mermaid
    Beauty and the Beast
    La Boheme (preferably the Baz Luhrman production but whatevs)
    Phantom (entirely different musical)
    The Wedding Singer
    Carmen
    Hairspray
    My Fair Lady
    The Magic Flute
  • Absolutely Wonderful

    1 fév. 2009, 22h37m

    [event=824671]Sat 31 Jan – The Phantom of the Opera[/event]

    Loved it. The Phantom was incredible :).
  • Mainstreamyness

    16 déc. 2008, 5h50m

    Artist / Mainstreamness

    1. Electric Light Orchestra 22.48 %
    2. The Cure 62.23 %
    3. John Mayer 34.54 %
    4. Loreena McKennitt 11.04 %
    5. They Might Be Giants 13.28 %
    6. The Shins 50.42 %
    7. Iron & Wine 36.38 %
    8. Andrew Lloyd Webber 8.29 %
    9. The Beatles 85.24 %
    10. Strong Bad 1.75 %
    11. Junior Senior 9.44 %
    12. Ray Charles 26.4 %
    13. Bee Gees 21.14 %
    14. Toots and The Maytals 9.09 %
    15. Gordon Lightfoot 4.23 %
    16. Green Day 70.48 %
    17. Coach Z 0.21 % (haha Coach Z, you WIN :D )
    18. Shakira 27.89 %
    19. Fleetwood Mac 29.35 %
    20. No Doubt 42.22 %
    21. Audrey Hepburn 0.83 %
    22. Katy Perry 16.05 %
    23. Harry Connick, Jr. 7.47 %
    24. Michael Bublé 20.46 %
    25. Led Zeppelin 63.59 %
    26. Caramell 1.14 %
    27. Jonathan Larson 4.6 %
    28. Funtastic Power! 0.44 %
    29. Vista Higher Learning 0.03 %
    30. Dropkick Murphys 18.33 %

    27.47 % mainstream
  • My Top 50 Artists

    16 déc. 2008, 4h19m

    I "borrowed" this from amalgamation. Thank you amalgamation! :)

    1. What's your favorite song by 15?
    Blue October
    "Congratulations" (I love love love this song :] )

    2. How did you get into 20?
    Coach Z
    homestarrunner.com! Cmon, how can you NOT love him? :D

    3. Who is your favorite member in 1?
    Iron & Wine
    Lol the only member - Sam Beam (and his glorious beard)

    4. What’s your favorite lyric bit by 29?
    Harry Connick, Jr.
    To be honest, idk if he wrote any of it. I think he mostly covers older jazz.

    5. Have you ever seen 22 live?
    Audrey Hepburn
    No, I wish. . .

    6. What's your favorite album from 10?
    Strong Bad
    Hahaha um it's all good. "Stron Bad Sings. and Other Type Hits" I guess

    7. Do you own any merchandise from 3?
    The Shins
    Other than the music, nope.

    8. What is a good memory you have of 7?
    Loreena McKennitt
    She put on a craaaazy show at the Gibson

    9. Is there a member of the same age as you in 2?
    Electric Light Orchestra
    Ahaha no. . .they're all around my dad's age

    10. When did you first get into 8?
    The Beatles
    Oh wow. . .a LONG time ago. When I was maybe tenish

    11. Who likes 4 along with you?
    The Cure
    Most of the people I know. Nikki, Sarah, Paloma, my dad. . .

    12. Which song did you first hear from 16?
    Bee Gees
    "How Deep Is Your Love" when I was like six

    13. What song made you fall in love with 5?
    John Mayer
    "No Such Thing" the first time I heard it one the radio :)

    14. Which song do you not like by 18?
    Toots and The Maytals
    Um idk. I've liked everything I've heard by them.

    15. Why do you like 14's songs?
    Ray Charles
    There's so much emotion put into them. It's hard to describe

    16. Where did you first hear 6?
    They Might Be Giants
    The music video for "Doctor Worm" on Kablam!. Oh man I looove that song :D

    17. How long was 19 a singer before you liked them?
    Gordon Lightfoot
    Haha a good couple of decades


    18. Does 13 have a song that gives you a bad memory?
    Junior Senior
    Nope it's all good

    19. When did you get into 17?
    Ben Folds
    When I first heard "Rockin' the Suburbs" many years ago :D

    20. How long have you been into 9?
    Andrew Lloyd Webber
    Hmm. . .idk. I sorta grew up with him.

    21. If 11 had a concert 300 miles away, would you drive there to see them?
    Shakira
    Heck yeah! Unless she was playing closer. Then no.

    22. How many CDs do you own of 12?
    Led Zeppelin
    Technically none. But my dad has a whole bunch so I mooch off of him :D.

    23. Does 21 have a song that makes you cry?
    Green Day
    I don't think so

    25. Does 23 have a song that makes you smile?
    Katy Perry
    "Hot 'N Cold"

    26. What's the last song you've listened to from 28?
    John Legend
    "Save Room"


    27. Is there a song by 32 that you've listened to more than 30 times?
    Savage
    Lol no, but come back in a few weeks. I'm sure I will have listened to "Swing" at least that many times :)

    28. What is a song from 50 that you've only listened to once?
    Billy Joel
    "She's Got a Way"


    29. Is there a song you are sick of hearing by 24?
    Michael Bublé
    Nope. Not that I can think of.

    30. What song got you into 40?
    The Presidents of the United States of America
    When I was like seven they'd play "Ladies and Gentlemen, Pt. 2" on Radio Disney at the end of a DJ's show lol


    31. What is your favorite single by 25?
    No Doubt
    Right now its either "Excuse Me Mister" or "Running"


    32. If 49 hated you, what would you do?
    Alicia Keys
    um. . .be. . .sad? kinda?

    33. What would you say if 42 or one of the members from 42 asked you out?
    Calvin Harris
    hmm. . .idk. Say yes, I guess.

    34. Would you care if 41 had a boyfriend/girlfriend?
    Funtastic Power!
    Nope!


    35. Who has the best voice in 46?
    Stephen Bishop
    Stephen Bishop. He's kinda the only person.

    36. Do you think 26 is/are good looking?
    Fleetwood Mac
    sure


    37. How many times have you listened to your favorite song by 36?
    Caramell
    14!

    38. How many CDs do you own of 30?
    Joni Mitchell
    One. I am a bad fan.


    39. Is there a song from 38 that makes you mad?
    Harry and the Potters
    No. They make me happy :)

    40. Which member from 31 do you want to see go solo? If 31 is only one artist, what would you do if they joined a group?
    Cascada
    Um the singer could go solo if she hadn't already. Idk, all this DJ mess is confusing.


    41. What does your favorite song from 48 remind you of?
    Michael Jackson
    XD "The Girl is Mine" always make me think of Twilight


    42. Did you hate 43 at first?
    Eagles
    No, I've always liked the Eagles. I was raised on em!


    43. Does your best friend also listen to 33?
    Beyoncé
    One of them does.

    44. Do you think your parents would like 37?
    Jonathan Larson
    They might.


    45. Does 47 have a song that makes you want to dance?
    Dean Martin
    "Sway" :)


    46. Have you ever seen 34 in person?
    Landon Pigg
    No, I'm not opposed to it though.


    47. Do you like 44's name?
    Elvis Presley
    I don't dislike it. It suits him, I think.


    48. Is there someone in 45 that you want to go out with?
    Dropkick Murphys
    I guess (I had thought that Edward Cullen was #45 at first, but nope lol)

    49. Do you know anyone that hates 39?
    The Postal Service
    How could you hate The Postal Service? They're pretty benign if you ask me.

    50. Have you ever danced to a song from 35?
    Andrea Bocelli
    No, but I wouldn't mind dancing to one :)
  • TSO

    22 nov. 2008, 21h28m

    Fri 21 Nov – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

    They kicked so much ass :D. Hard core Christmas!!