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    Mar 24 2009, 6:45

  • How Fun!

    Mar 24 2009, 6:41

    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

    My eclectic score is currently


    The 90 related artists for my profile are 10,000 Maniacs, Aceyalone, Aesop Rock, Atlas Strategic, Atmosphere, Band of Horses, Bauhaus, Beck, Blackout Beach, Bob Dylan, Broken Social Scene, Brother Ali, Built to Spill (2), Busdriver & Radioinactive with Daedelus, Buzzcocks, Cage, Camper Van Beethoven, Cannibal Ox, Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Ciccone Youth, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Counting Crows, Death Cab for Cutie (2), Destroyer, Echo & the Bunnymen (2), El-P (2), Elf Power, Eyedea & Abilities, Free Kitten, Frog Eyes, George Harrison, Handsome Furs, Holy Molar, Islands, Jeff Mangum, Joe Strummer, Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros, John Lennon, Jonny Greenwood, Joy Division (2), Lee Ranaldo, Leonard Cohen, Major Organ and the Adding Machine, Michael Stipe, Morrissey, Muse, My Bloody Valentine, New Order, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Paul McCartney, Paul McCartney & Wings, Paul Westerberg, Richard Thompson, Ringo Starr, Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3, Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians, Rogue Wave, Sage Francis (2), Sebadoh, Sigur Rós, Silver Jews, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Slug, Soiled Doves, Some Girls, Stephen Malkmus, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Stiff Little Fingers, Sunset Rubdown (3), Swan Lake, The 101'ers, The Blood Brothers, The Cure, The Decemberists, The Dynospectrum, The Flaming Lips, The Gerbils, The Glove, The Locust, The National, The Olivia Tremor Control, The Smashing Pumpkins, Themselves, Thom Yorke, Thurston Moore, Tom Waits & Crystal Gayle, U2, Ugly Casanova, Vampire Weekend, Wolf Parade (3)