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25 February 2007 @ 09:29 pm
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My top artists, according to Last.FM:

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johnnybacardijbacardi on February 26th, 2007 06:16 am (UTC)
Last.FM drives me crazy; can't get it to work the way I think it's supposed to. Or maybe I just don't understand it, not that I've really spent a lot of time trying to figure it out. Either way, I let it do its scrobbling thing on my desktop, just to see what the artist profiles that come up, and once in a while listen to the radio station it creates for me.

But I keep thinking there should be more to it...
gwalla: osaka huh?gwalla on February 26th, 2007 07:22 am (UTC)
I dunno, what are you trying to make it do?
Dan: musicsimon_jester on February 26th, 2007 09:09 am (UTC)
That thing has some weird ideas about what artists sound alike. I mean, yeah - Queen, Styx, Boston, and REO Speedwagon are pretty similar (and I like 'em all), but that doesn't explain why they're on a station called "Similar Music to Jim Croce."
gwalla: king crimson fingergwalla on February 27th, 2007 05:15 am (UTC)
It's not really about sounding alike, it's about being played often by the same listeners. So, basically, Last.FM has found that among its users, those who play a lot of Jim Croce also tend to play a lot of the aforementioned bands.
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gwalla: king crimson fingergwalla on March 1st, 2007 08:36 am (UTC)
He played acoustic guitar. 70s singer-songwriter. His hits included "Time In a Bottle" and "Bad Bad Leroy Brown".