In June 2017, Rolling Stone magazine released their all-encompassing list of the greatest metal albums of all-time. Because these lists are inherently subjective, I wanted to see what data behind the albums looked like.
I'm back with a new music viz. I could be stuck on this dataset for a few more vizzes. It's well known that I'm a fan of all music. One of the many things I listen to is top 40. Actually, the Slacker Top 40, to be specific (more on that in a future viz … Continue reading The Hottest of the Hot 100
I'm back with another music viz. I'm quickly realizing that I certainly have a theme with my personal vizzes. Music Sports I've said it before, I think. I have a deep, visceral view towards music. It is one of the greatest inventions of human expression I can think of. It's also so personal to each … Continue reading Spotify Saved Tracks
The Grammys are you set to air on Sunday, Feb. 12 on CBS. I've always enjoyed watching the award show. I used to watch every year when I was a young'en. Now life is busier and news is easier to acquire, so I haven't sat and watched in several years now. But that hasn't stopped … Continue reading And the Nominees are…
What's up? I'm back with another music viz for you all. The other day I stumbled upon an article on Billboard.com by Andrew Unterberger ranking 88 diamond certified albums. There were a few caveats but the fact remains, it's a stellar list of some of the greatest albums ever released. Literally, in order to be diamond certified, … Continue reading Diamonds in the Rough
The Fandom On November 18, 2016, Metallica will make their triumphant return to the remind everyone that they are still, undeniably, the biggest & heaviest metal band around. Yes, I'm a Metallica fan. It was the summer of '96, I was 15 and MTV stilled played music videos. I used to watch MTV all the … Continue reading An Analysis of Album Structure – Metallica Edition
For my first viz on my new shiny blog I wanted to dive into something that I care passionately about. There were many possibilities, including but not limited to: Music Baseball Football Something Science-y Something regarding my awesome hometown of KCMO (Gotta rep the town!) I settled on doing a music viz because I love … Continue reading Music Makes the World Go ‘Round