• 50 questions about your top 50 artists (August 2011-2012)

    25 Aug 2012, 20:43 by terriblesecret

    I did this 3 years ago, so I figured it's about time for an update. (Also, I'm doing anything possible to not have to study.)

    1. How did you get into 29? M83
    - In 2008 I did a music swop through the post with marmaluke and she put M83 on the disk. At the time I wasn't crazy about it, but eventually it grew on me and now I'm quite fond of them.

    2. What was the first song you ever heard by 22? Explosions in the Sky
    - I'm not 100% sure, but I think it is The Birth and Death of Day, because it comes from the first album I got from them. Instant love.

    3. What’s your favourite lyric by 33? Alkaline Trio
    - All On Black
    Sweet blasphemy, my giving tree
    It hasn't rained in years
    I bring to you this sacrificial offering of virgin years
    Leave it to me, I remain free from all the comforts of home
    And where that is, I'm pleased as piss to say, I'll never really know

    4. What is your favourite album by 49? The Used
    - Their first, self-titled album. I really liked In Love and Death too, but after that I outgrew them. …
  • 2009: Top Artists & Tracks

    31 Dec 2009, 19:00 by Passioneer

    Please ignore. I have nothing better to do with my time and tracking my listening habits excites me more than it probably should. (Also, I know the year isn't quite over yet but I doubt the numbers are going to change enough to make a difference in those last few hours.)

    First up, top fifty artists with play counts and position changes from last year's list (bolded artists were not within last year's fifty; underlined are artists I hadn't listened to extensively before this year).

    1. Mew (763 plays)
    2. The Decemberists (681 plays)
    3. Neko Case (621 plays)
    4. Jeniferever (572 plays)
    5. Grammatics (514 plays)
    5. 1997 (514 plays) UP 4
    7. Beach House (509 plays)
    8. Margot & the Nuclear So and So's (490 plays) UP 36
    9. Yeah Yeah Yeahs (482 plays) UP 20
    10. Los Campesinos! (441 plays) DOWN 7
    11. Tegan and Sara (436 plays) UP 13
    12. Rilo Kiley (391 plays) DOWN 10
    13. Now It's Overhead (384 plays) DOWN 9
    13. Mandy Moore (384 plays)
    15. Asobi Seksu (359 plays) UP 7
    16. Deas Vail (351 plays)
  • Quiz thingy

    27 May 2009, 04:53 by badname1986

    1. What's your favorite song by 14?
    Crime In Stereo: Abre Los Ojos, definitely.

    2. How did you get into 20?
    Tom Petty: Born into it, really. My mom's been listening to him since long before I was born.

    3. Who is your favorite member in 8?
    Death from Above 1979: Tough call, but I think I'm going to have to go with Jesse.

    4. Whats your favorite lyric bit by 29?
    Tokyo Police Club: There's no fun in playing cowboys for pretend.

    5. Have you ever seen 22 live?
    Wintersleep: Yep, I saw them opening for Portugal. The Man. I had never heard of them before and ended up liking them way more than I do Portugal.

    6. What's your favorite album from 10?
    The Gaslight Anthem The '59 Sound

    7. Do you own any merchandise from 3?
    Why?: Nothing aside from all their CDs.

    8. What is a good memory you have of 7?
    Alien Ant Farm: My middle school years when I really started branching out and investigating more music.

    9. Is there a member of the same age as you in 2?