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Axis of Action
09-27-2005, 12:47 AM
thanks to last.fm or itunes or whatever other music-tracker thing you use

1. The Smashing Pumpkins (1620)
2. Sufjan Stevens
3. The Shins
4. Interpol
5. Spoon
6. Modest Mouse
7. The Mars Volta
8. The Mountain Goats
9. Death Cab for Cutie
10. Sleater-Kinney
11. Pavement
12. Coheed and Cambria
13. The Strokes
14. The Fiery Furnaces
15. Beck
16. Ramones
17. The Arcade Fire
18. Grandaddy
19. The Smiths
20. Dinosaur Jr. (140)

... that's the most disgustingly predictable list I've ever seen

I feel sick

daydreamer999
09-27-2005, 12:58 AM
1. Mount Eerie
2. Sufjan Stevens
3. Neutral Milk Hotel
4. The Microphones
5. Yo La Tengo
6. Fugazi
7. Sonic Youth
8. New Pornographers
9. American Music Club
10. REM
11. Tall Dwarfs
12. Deerhoof
13. The Shins
14. Bob Dylan
15. Smashing Pumpkins
16. Modest Mouse
17. Animal Collective
18. Xiu Xiu
19. Architecture in Helsinki
20. Arcade Fire

also really predictable, what i don't get though is how i could have listened to mount eerie more than the microphones. wtf.

Oblivious
09-27-2005, 01:14 AM
from last.fm

Modest Mouse
Mogwai
Ugly Casanova
Gorillaz
The Black Heart Procession
Sufjan Stevens
Califone
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Holopaw
Joy Division
Grandaddy
The Flaming Lips
Songs: Ohia
Pavement
The Rolling Stones
Leonard Cohen
Sparklehorse
James
Charles Mingus
Archers of Loaf

Axis of Action
09-27-2005, 01:19 AM
I also want to footnote my top 20 by saying the pumpkins are in first with over 1000 more plays than 2nd place (1620 to 584)

killed radio star
09-27-2005, 01:37 AM
this is from may, i think. i stopped logging this stuff because it got too embarassing

The Smashing Pumpkins
Nas
The Beach Boys
Goo Goo Dolls
Whiskeytown
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz
New Order
Modest Mouse
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Iron Maiden
Johnny Cash
Kanye West
Underworld
Interpol
Isis
Yo La Tengo
Guided by Voices
Nick Drake
Wesley Willis
Jay-Z

Nimrod's Son
09-27-2005, 02:13 AM
i will answe this later but i just wanted to say the smashing punkins are not in the top 20

celluloid_love
09-27-2005, 02:45 AM
I actually found my kind of funny, considering I don't listen to John Frusciante at all.

1 The Smashing Pumpkins
2 The Shins
3 Sigur Růs
4 Broken Social Scene
5 Spiritualized
6 Radiohead
7 Sun Kil Moon
8 Billy Corgan
9 Sufjan Stevens
10 Nine Inch Nails
11 Animal Collective
12 Jeff Buckley
13 Interpol
14 Pearl Jam
15 BjŲrk
16 The Books
17 My Bloody Valentine
18 John Frusciante
19 James Mercer
20 The Meters

Axis of Action
09-27-2005, 10:56 AM
I should implement a scale. Check my first post everyone, I put up the play numbers for both #1 and #20

smashingjj
09-27-2005, 01:06 PM
1 Sufjan Stevens 267
2 Deerhoof 253
3 Max Richter 227
4 Boards of Canada 214
5 Suimasen 188
6 Animal Collective 162
7 Final Fantasy 155
8 Broadcast 151
9 System of a Down 145
10 The Smashing Pumpkins 144
11 Brown Feather Sparrow 136
12 Sonic Youth 127
13 Broken Social Scene 125
14 dEUS 114
14 Colder 114
16 Xiu Xiu 108
17 The Zombies 105
18 Nine Inch Nails 102
18 Death Cab for Cutie 102
20 The Chocolate Watch Band 99

too bad audioscrobbler doesn't count the music i play on my pickup, cd player, md recorder and so on...

smashingjj
09-27-2005, 01:14 PM
Originally posted by killed radio star
this is from may, i think. i stopped logging this stuff because it got too embarassing

The Smashing Pumpkins
Nas
The Beach Boys
Goo Goo Dolls
Whiskeytown
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz
New Order
Modest Mouse
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Iron Maiden
Johnny Cash
Kanye West
Underworld
Interpol
Isis
Yo La Tengo
Guided by Voices
Nick Drake
Wesley Willis
Jay-Z dude what's so embarrassing about it

smashingjj
09-27-2005, 01:14 PM
except for goo goo dolls

Rockin' Cherub
09-27-2005, 01:31 PM
last fm:

1 Guided by Voices 334
2 Tom Waits 243
2 The Smashing Pumpkins 243
4 Nick Drake 213
5 Bob Dylan 205
6 Galaxie 500 193
7 Belle and Sebastian 175
8 The Smiths 155
8 Modest Mouse 155
10 R.E.M. 153
11 The White Stripes 131
12 Ryan Adams 118
13 The Shins 111
14 The Beatles 107
15 Minutemen 104
16 The Velvet Underground 103
16 Pearl Jam 103
18 Joy Division 101
18 Liz Phair 101
20 Weezer

note: the reason guided by voices are up there is mostly that they put like 20 songs on their albums.

Mooney
09-27-2005, 02:04 PM
1 The Cure 450 *
2 Mogwai
3 The Smashing Pumpkins
4 Broken Social Scene
5 Sonic Youth
6 David Bowie
7 Sufjan Stevens
8 Fugazi
9 Explosions in the Sky
10 Tortoise
11 Sigur Růs
12 Dinosaur Jr.
13 M83
14 Jeff Buckley
15 At the Drive-In
16 Billy Corgan
17 Death Cab for Cutie ***
18 Yo La Tengo
18 Frog Eyes
20 Led Zeppelin 109

* listened to the entire join the dots a couple of times.
*** listened to one death cab album a single time, but left it on repeat by accident for an afternoon.

Axis of Action
09-27-2005, 02:04 PM
Originally posted by smashingjj


too bad audioscrobbler doesn't count the music i play on my pickup, cd player, md recorder and so on...

they seriously need a way to log stuff from ipod

Mooney
09-27-2005, 02:08 PM
Originally posted by Axis of Action


they seriously need a way to log stuff from ipod
itunes will do that apparently. my roommate last year did that.

itunes will log iPod listens to 'scrobbler, that is.

Axis of Action
09-27-2005, 02:15 PM
Originally posted by Mooney

itunes will do that apparently. my roommate last year did that.

itunes will log iPod listens to 'scrobbler, that is.

snap

I need to figure out how to do that

Mooney
09-27-2005, 02:20 PM
Originally posted by Axis of Action


snap

I need to figure out how to do that

just do some forum searching at last.fm, or something.

Coen
09-27-2005, 02:43 PM
1 dEUS 121
2 Nick Drake 105
3 Damien Youth 77
3 Gravenhurst 77
5 Motorpsycho 56
6 Stereolab 55
7 Sigur Růs 53
7 Cake 53
9 Paul Simon 52
10 Brian Eno 47
11 Radiohead 46
12 Novastar 45
13 Admiral Freebee 44
14 Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. 43
15 Grandaddy 40
16 Racoon 39
17 Laika 38
17 Antony and the Johnsons 38
19 Badly Drawn Boy 35
20 The Hunches 33

Alan Wu
09-27-2005, 05:09 PM
Originally posted by killed radio star
this is from may, i think. i stopped logging this stuff because it got too embarassing

Goo Goo Dolls



ur gay

Egadsman
09-27-2005, 06:38 PM
No order:

J.J. Cale
Velvet Underground
Roxy Music
Queen
Steely Dan
Lou Reed
John Cale
David Gray
Kate Bush
Tom Waits
Warren Zevon
Sensational Alex Harvey Band
The Cure
Rory Gallagher
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Talking Heads
David Byrne
Elvis Costello
Lyle Lovett
Dire Straits

PopTart
09-27-2005, 07:48 PM
The Smashing Pumpkins
Sonic Youth
R.E.M.
The Flaming Lips
Pixies
Oasis
The Cure
My Bloody Valentine
Goo Goo Dolls
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Church
Billy Corgan
The Lemonheads
Tegan and Sara
Prince
Death Cab for Cutie
Catherine Wheel
Soundgarden
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Everclear

FearFactory
09-27-2005, 07:52 PM
I don't know how to do any of this tracking nonsense.

Aeris Hilton
09-27-2005, 07:55 PM
1. Bjork 274
2. Joanna Newsom 204
3. The Rolling Stones 191
4. Final Fantasy 141
5. The Mountain Goats 105
6. Animal Collective 104
7. M.I.A. 85
8. Slowdive 77
9. Wire 75
10. PJ Harvey 72
11. Mitch Hedberg 71
12. Sufjan Stevens 63
13. Cocteau Twins 61
14. Joni Mitchell 61
15. Rasputina 60
16. Belle & Sebastian 57
17. Sleater-Kinney 56
18. Mark Mothersbaugh 55
19. Sonic Youth 52
20. Xiu Xiu 51

dean moriaty
09-27-2005, 08:03 PM
Originally posted by Sean Casey

13. Cocteau Twins 61


there should be more love for the cocteau twins on here

Ensoul
09-27-2005, 08:55 PM
I'll make a guess

01. The Smiths
02. Pulp
03. Suede
04. Interpol
05. Morrissey
06. Kagerou
07. Blur
08. Sparks
09. The Divine Comedy
10. Radiohead
11. Dir En Grey
12. The Chameleons UK
13. The Flaming Lips
14. Manic Street Preachers
15. Supergrass
16. Pizzicato Five
17. Moody Blues
18. Xiu Xiu
19. Weezer
20. The Smashing Pumpkins

in the past year, probably

spring
09-27-2005, 10:28 PM
my ipod is broken, so i'll try to come up with maybe a top 10 off the top of my head:

smashing pumpkins
radiohead
the cure
the beatles
mogwai
cocteau twins
sigur ros
her space holiday
modest mouse
joni mitchell
the weakerthans
the postal service
miles davis
my bloody valentine



(the order isn't very accurate either, sorry)

cynamonhill
09-27-2005, 11:56 PM
hah, I don't own an Ipod, though I would love one of those Ipod nanos- they look amazing.

My list is therefore based on memory and in no particular order,

Alicia Keys
DJ Sir vere (hip hop compilation)
Remix mixed DJ/ deep house mix
The flaming Lips
Kanye West
Anika Moa (Kiwi singer/songwriter simular to Jewel)
Mary J Blige (live)
Erykah Badu
Bic Runga
SP
P Money
Scribe
Velvet Underground
Nice'n'Urlich (house mix)
Crowded House/Finn brothers with ENZO

whoops, radiohead and coldplay as well<

Rockin' Cherub
09-28-2005, 12:47 PM
Originally posted by Sean Casey

didn't you use to be really indie

Lie
09-29-2005, 11:39 PM
Originally posted by Rockin' Cherub
didn't you use to be really indie

I think he went feminist.

Quiet
09-30-2005, 09:02 AM
From mymemory.com over the past three months:

1. Modest Mouse
2. Wilco
3. Dave Matthews Band
4. The Decemberists
5. Sufjan Stevens
6. Godspeed You Black Emperor!
7. The Beatles
8. Smashing Pumpkins
9. Old 97s
10. Ryan Adams

COG
09-30-2005, 09:14 AM
yeah, how do you get iTunes to tell you your most listened too artist, I can get most listened to songs, but not artist.