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  • Level 2 of the musical eclectic test

    19 maj 2009, 13:18

    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

    767/1000


    The most similar artists for my profile are The Red Krayola (7), The Doors (6), Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band (6), Jimi Hendrix (5), Sonic Youth (5), The Rolling Stones (5), The Velvet Underground (5), Jefferson Airplane (5), Faust (5), Pere Ubu (5)
  • How eclectic is your music taste?

    19 maj 2009, 13:12

    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

    94/100



    The 94 related artists for my profile are Amon Düül II, Aphex Twin, Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man, Black Light Burns, Blind Idiot God, Bola, Bonobo, Can (2), Chapterhouse, Chrome, Clark, Coheed and Cambria, Country Joe & the Fish, Cream, Cujo, DJ Food, David Gilmour, Foetus, Frank Zappa, Frank Zappa & Captain Beefheart, Funki Porcini, Geir Jenssen, Gescom, Grace Slick & The Great Society, Guru Guru, Halo33, Harmonia, Hatfield and the North, Henry Cow, His Name Is Alive, Hooverphonic, Infidel?/Castro!, Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, John Cale (2), Kevin Ayers, Kristin Hersh, LSG, Lamb, Led Zeppelin (3), Long Range, Lou Reed, Marianne Faithfull, Massive Attack, Matching Mole, Modwheelmood, Neu!, Nico, Oliver Lieb, Omar A. Rodriguez-Lopez, Pale Saints, Paul Hartnoll, Pere Ubu, Pete Namlook, Pete Namlook & Geir Jenssen, Pink Floyd, Portugal. The Man, Puscifer, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Resistance D, Rick Wright, Ride, Roger Waters, Shannon Wright, Slowdive, Soft Machine, Spicelab, Squarepusher, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Syd Barrett, Tanya Donelly, Television, Tetsu Inoue, The Ambush, The Doors (2), The Fall of Troy, The Future Sound of London, The Higher Intelligence Agency & Biosphere, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Orb, The Red Krayola (2), The Sound of Animals Fighting, The Stooges, The Velvet Underground, Throwing Muses, Trent Reznor, Tricky, Underworld, Vashti Bunyan, Wagon Christ, Yoko Ono
  • 50 Questions about Top 50 Artists

    4 maj 2009, 23:34

    1. How did you get into no.29?
    4hero - I downloaded Parallel Universe when I saw it on a top electronic albums list.

    2. What's the first song you ever heard by no.22?
    Union Jack - Red Herring

    3. Whats your favourite lyric by no.33?
    Art Of Trance - err “release” I guess.

    4. How did you get into no.49?
    Meredith Monk – I loved the track Dolmen Music when my brother played it to me.

    5. How many albums by no.13 do you own?
    Biosphere – Substrata and Shenzhou

    6. What is your favorite song by no.50?
    LFO - Freak

    7. Is there a song by no.39 that makes you sad?
    Peter Gabriel - Not really.

    8. What is your favorite song by no.15?
    Faust - Miss Fortune

    9. What is your favorite song by no.5?
    L.S.G. – I’m going for the obvious Netherworld.

    10. Is there a song by no.6 that makes you happy?
    Vampire Rodents - Annexation, reminds of Zelda which makes me happy.

    11. What is the worst song by no.40?
    Global Communication - I don’t think any of their songs are stand out weak.

    12. What is your favorite song by no.10?
    Jimi Hendrix – 1983… (A Merman I Should Turn To Be)

    13. What is a good memory you have involving no.30?
    DJ Shadow - I got Endtroducing… at a pretty carefree point in my life.

    14. What is your favorite song by no.38?
    King Crimson – I go back and forth between The Court Of The Crimson King and 21st Century Schizoid Man.

    15. Is there a song by no.19 that makes you happy?
    The Mars Volta - not overly, I guess the most upbeat would be L’via L’Viaquez.

    16. Is there a song by no.25 that makes you sad?
    Radiohead – Loads but probably the most would be Climbing Up The Walls.

    17. What is the first song you ever heard by 23?
    Plastikman Consumed

    18. What's your favorite lyric by no.11?
    Nico - Midnight winds are landing at the end of time.

    19. Who is a favorite member of no.1?
    Orbital - How can you like one of the Hartnoll brothers more?

    20. Is there a song by no.14 that makes you happy?
    The Doors - Break On Through (To The Other Side)

    21. What is a good memory involving no.27?
    Bob Dylan - Driving to see my grandparents last summer.

    22. What is your favorite song by no.16?
    Portishead - Either Sour Times or We Carry On.

    23. What is the first song you ever heard by no.47?
    Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy

    24. What is your favorite album by no.18?
    Autechre - Amber

    25. What is your favorite song by no.21?
    Slipknot - Do Nothing/Bitchslap

    26. What is the first song you ever heard by no.26?
    Acen – Trip II The Moon, not sure which mix.

    27. What is your favorite album by no.3?
    The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground & Nico.

    28. What is you favorite song by no.2?
    My Bloody Valentine – I Only Said

    29. What was the first song you ever heard by no.32?
    The Residents - Never Known Questions

    30. What is you favorite song by no.8?
    Amon Tobin - Really not sure, it’s been various ones but all on Bricolage.

    31. How many times have you seen no.17 live?
    Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Never got the chance.

    32. Is there a song by no.44 that makes you happy?
    Human Resource – err Dominator (Beltram Mix) I guess, out of the many mixes of that song I have.

    33. How did you get into no.12?
    Robert Wyatt – Another artist my brother introduced me to through a song that I instantly fell in love with, Alifib/Alifie.

    34. What is the worst song by no.45?
    Mouse on Mars - Die Innere Orange

    35. What was the first song you ever heard by no.34?
    The Rolling Stones – Almost definitely Satisfaction.

    36. What was the first song you ever heard by no.48?
    The Red Krayola – Free Form Freak Out

    37. How many times have you seen no.42 live?
    Tangerine Dream – none, and considering their later material I wouldn’t want to.

    38. What is you favorite song by no.36?
    Spicelab - A Day On Our Planet

    39. What was the first song you ever heard by no.28?
    Metallica - Enter Sandman

    40. What is you favorite album by no.7?
    Lisa Germano - Geek The Girl

    41. Is there a song by no.31 that makes you happy?
    The Hypnotist – The House Is Mine, until it drops that dark sounding bassline and I trip.

    42. What is your favorite album by no.41?
    The Orb – probably U.F.Orb as a complete album.

    43. What is your favorite song by no.24?
    Air Liquide - Stratus Static

    44. What is a good memory you have involving no.46?
    The Ambush – can’t think of any, listening to it maybe…

    45. What is your favorite song by no.35?
    Steve Reich – I believe at the moment it’s either Section IIIA or Section IIIB.

    46. Is there a song by no.9 that makes you happy?
    Nine Inch Nails – Lol it’s got to be A Warm Place.

    47. What is your favorite album by no.4?
    Pink Floyd – Piper At The Gates Of Dawn

    48. Who is your favorite member of no.37?
    Panda Bear - Panda Bear

    49. What is the first song you ever heard by no.43?
    Carla Bley & Paul Haines - Hotel Overture

    50. What is your favorite song by no.20?
    Jefferson Airplane - Hey Frederick