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Data Stories: Remembering Music, Exploring Repetition, and Defining Genre

These data visualizations show how quickly popular music is forgotten, how important repetition is to pop songs, and what type of lyrics characterize the subgenre of power metal.


Aging Pop Hits

The Pudding

This fun investigation from The Pudding explores which songs popular in the 1990s are still recognized and which are lost to time.


Repeating Again and Again


This video from Vox about the history and effect of repetition in music shows off some interesting ways to visualize that repetition.


Analyzing Lyrical Vocabulary

power metal 

This blog post uses text and sentiment analysis to explore common themes and word use in the musical subgenre of power metal.


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