Seems like every time I surf the net, I am always finding new visualizations and info-graphics that someone created to illustrate some obscure part of our lives.
Recently, I found Last.FM Explorer, a web-based charting tool that will help the Last.FM user analyze their listening behavior. You can track music tags, artists and tracks in either a stacked area chart or a stacked line chart.
Attached is the visualization I created using my own Last.FM username. While I am not surprised to see so much hardstyle, I am surprised to see how much my listening has dropped off in recent weeks. Sure I have been busy, but usually when I get busy, I listen to music… wrong!
I also like to see the variation in tags, everything from hardstyle, jazz, classical, hip-hop, to trance and cello, quite an array.
This is a very cool tool, especially for us geeks!
if you are a Last.FM user, head over to the Last.FM Explorer website, drop in your username and check out your patterns. If you post your charts to a website, please share a link in a comment below, my readers and I would love to see them.