Branden's Music Stats

I love listening to music. I also love statistics. So I created this website, which quantifies exactly how much I love music.

These statistics are compiled from a database of 13,221 tracks from 1,653 albums and 730 artists (not counting artists whose sole contribution to my library is on compilation albums). The total playtime of the music library is 5w 6d 22h 20m 31s, or an average of 4m 34s per track. A total of 367,162 plays are recorded, for a total time spent listening of:

3 years 9 weeks 4 days 6 hours 15 minutes 54 seconds

The comparison is based on the past 51w 6d of tracking only. In that time, 30,285 plays were recorded, for 14w 9h 17m 3s of playtime. In the "All Time" statistics, the number in parenthesis is the change in rank over the duration of this comparins.

Collection of these playcount statistics began at least by February 2006, but may have begun prior to then. The data is collected from my iTunes Library, which counts a "play" as when a track plays through its complete end. I do not leave my music playing unattended, and I primarily listen to music through iTunes or devices which synchronize with its library. I take great care to keep this data as clean as possible. These statistics were last updated on 11 May 2021.

Favorite Artists

Artist favoritism is based purely on total time spent listening to music by that artist, irrespective of playcounts.

All-time

1.

VNV Nation

2.

Decemberists

3.

Mind.In.A.Box

4.

Rotersand

5.

Assemblage 23

6.

Stars

7.

Röyksopp

8. (+2)

Shpongle

9. (-1)

Electric Six

10. (-1)

Ulrich Schnauss

11.

Sigur Rós

12.

Front Line Assembly

13.

Ladytron

14. (+1)

Besnard Lakes

15. (+1)

M83

Favorite Albums

Albums are ranked by their hypotenuse of total playcount and total time spent listening to the album.

All-time

1.

Dreamweb


2005 LP by Mind.In.A.Box
2.

Lost Alone


2004 LP by Mind.In.A.Box
3.

And The Glass Handed Kites


2005 LP by Mew
4.

Junior


2009 LP by Röyksopp
5.

Crossroads


2007 LP by Mind.In.A.Box
6. (+3)

The Hazards Of Love


2009 LP by Decemberists
7. (+1)

The King Is Dead


2011 LP by Decemberists
8. (-2)

Set Yourself On Fire


2004 LP by Stars
9. (-2)

Turning The Mind


2009 LP by Maps
10.

In The Aeroplane Over The Sea


1998 LP by Neutral Milk Hotel
11.

Automatic


2011 LP by VNV Nation
12.

Worlds


2014 LP by Porter Robinson
13.

The Way Out


2010 LP by Books
14. (+9)

Nothing Lasts ... But Nothing Is Lost


2005 LP by Shpongle
15.

The Big Roar


2011 LP by Joy Formidable

Since May 2020

1.

Dragonfly


2001 LP by ego likeness
2.

Death Song


2017 LP by Black Angels
3.

Astromythology


2017 LP by Crüxshadows
4.

Shrines


2012 LP by Purity Ring
5.

Mystic Familiar


2020 LP by Dan Deacon
6.

Electronica 1: The Time Machine


2015 LP by Jean-Michel Jarre
7.

The Inner Sound


2020 LP by Jesse Gallagher
8.

Monsters


2020 LP by Empathy Test
9.

Akkretion


2018 LP by Project Pitchfork
10.

Fragment


2018 LP by Project Pitchfork
11.

Spider On The Wall


2020 LP by Clan Of Xymox
12.

Discovery


2017 LP by Fantom '87
13.

Mourn


2020 LP by Assemblage 23
14.

The Darkest Place


2021 LP by Warmth
15.

Take Cair Paramour


2010 LP by Ashbury Heights

Favorite Tracks

Individual track favoritism is determined purely by playcount.

All-time

1.

Happy Up Here


Junior 2009 LP by Röyksopp
2.

Lullaby For Gaia


ESCM 1997 LP by BT
3.

Vision One


Junior 2009 LP by Röyksopp
4.

Angels & Demons


Compass 2009 LP by Assemblage 23
5.

Certainty


Dreamweb 2005 LP by Mind.In.A.Box
6. (+2)

Rubicon


Empires 2000 LP by VNV Nation
7. (-1)

Medicine Brush


Chiaroscuro 2014 LP by I Break Horses
8. (-1)

Faith


Chiaroscuro 2014 LP by I Break Horses
9.

Amuse Bouche


Entertainment 2009 LP by Fischerspooner
10.

The Girl And The Robot


Junior 2009 LP by Röyksopp
11. (+10)

Monument (The Inevitable End Ver…


The Inevitable End 2014 LP by Röyksopp
12.

Out Of Time


Dreamweb 2005 LP by Mind.In.A.Box
13. (-2)

Legion (Janus)


Burning Empires / Stan… 2000 Remix by VNV Nation
14. (-1)

Ageless Beauty


Set Yourself On Fire 2004 LP by Stars
15. (+3)

Change


Lost Alone 2004 LP by Mind.In.A.Box

Since May 2020

1.

If..! (feat. Little Boots)


Electronica 1: The Tim… 2015 LP by Jean-Michel Jarre
2.

Currency


Death Song 2017 LP by Black Angels
3.

Hydra


Dragonfly 2001 LP by ego likeness
4.

Second Skin


Dragonfly 2001 LP by ego likeness
5.

Estimate


Death Song 2017 LP by Black Angels
6.

A Different Kind of Loss


Dragonfly 2001 LP by ego likeness
7.

I'd Kill for Her


Death Song 2017 LP by Black Angels
8.

The Map Is Not The Territory


Dragonfly 2001 LP by ego likeness
9.

Life Song


Death Song 2017 LP by Black Angels
10.

Suns Have Gone (feat. Moby)


Electronica 1: The Tim… 2015 LP by Jean-Michel Jarre
11.

Drown Like You


Dragonfly 2001 LP by ego likeness
12.

Comanche Moon


Death Song 2017 LP by Black Angels
13.

Half Believing


Death Song 2017 LP by Black Angels
14.

Become a Mountain


Mystic Familiar 2020 LP by Dan Deacon
15.

Hunt Me Down


Death Song 2017 LP by Black Angels

Recent Additions

May 2021

Aesthethica


2011 LP by Liturgy
12 tracks
1h 5m 56s long
#1637 (new) alltime
#307 recently
2 plays

Imperfecta


2012 LP by The Murder of Crows
7 tracks
34m 11s long
#1653 (new) alltime
#1290 recently
0 plays

Ones and Sixes


2015 LP by Low
12 tracks
57m 2s long
#1646 (new) alltime
#376 recently
2 plays
Apr 2021

â–‘ â–’ â–“ â–ˆ


2018 LP by KEYGEN CHURCH
19 tracks
1h 41m 30s long
#1233 (new) alltime
#46 recently
7 plays

Nurture


2021 LP by Porter Robinson
14 tracks
58m 53s long
#1306 (new) alltime
#51 recently
10 plays

The Sawmill Sessions


2020 EP by Strata
6 tracks
21m 46s long
#1641 (new) alltime
#332 recently
3 plays

I've Seen All I Need To See


2021 LP by the body
8 tracks
38m 14s long
#1647 (new) alltime
#407 recently
2 plays
Mar 2021

Perpetual Sequence


2021 LP by Croc Shop
11 tracks
47m 30s long
#1391 (new) alltime
#61 recently
10 plays

The NeverEnding Story


2021 Single by The Birthday Massacre
1 tracks
4m 35s long
#1287 (new) alltime
#42 recently
15 plays

Diamonds


2020 LP by The Birthday Massacre
9 tracks
37m 30s long
#1168 (new) alltime
#38 recently
15 plays

Section


2019 LP by A Projection
11 tracks
38m 2s long
#1499 (new) alltime
#97 recently
8 plays

Forever In Your Heart


2021 LP by Black Dresses
15 tracks
48m 33s long
#1540 (new) alltime
#116 recently
6 plays
Feb 2021

Warnings


2020 LP by I Break Horses
12 tracks
54m 6s long
#758 (new) alltime
#16 recently
22 plays

As The Love Continues


2021 LP by Mogwai
11 tracks
1h 1m 23s long
#935 (new) alltime
#24 recently
17 plays

Blacken The Skies


2021 LP by TERMINAL
12 tracks
34m 23s long
#1275 (new) alltime
#44 recently
13 plays
Jan 2021

Fantasizer


2020 LP by Freezepop
13 tracks
52m 9s long
#860 (new) alltime
#20 recently
20 plays

The Darkest Place


2021 LP by Warmth
8 tracks
36m 8s long
#755 (new) alltime
#14 recently
26 plays

A Body Of Errors


2021 LP by Luis Vasquez
14 tracks
38m 21s long
#1366 (new) alltime
#56 recently
11 plays

Mirror


2021 LP by Imperative Reaction
11 tracks
48m 37s long
#1510 (new) alltime
#103 recently
7 plays

Rotten Garden


2021 LP by Grima
7 tracks
43m 29s long
#768 (new) alltime
#17 recently
24 plays

Mechanical Soul


2021 LP by Front Line Assembly
11 tracks
57m 43s long
#1082 (new) alltime
#35 recently
14 plays

First Flesh


2019 LP by DETOXI
10 tracks
40m 56s long
#1354 (new) alltime
#54 recently
11 plays

A Change In State


2017 LP by James Yuill
10 tracks
42m 8s long
#1274 (new) alltime
#47 recently
12 plays

grey


2021 Single by Rotersand and Evendorff
3 tracks
16m 34s long
#1507 (new) alltime
#94 recently
9 plays

Lost Love Forever


2020 LP by SkyTwoHigh
21 tracks
1h 1m 55s long
#1439 (new) alltime
#74 recently
8 plays

Dolor


2020 Single by Reyna Tropical
1 tracks
3m 2s long
#1551 (new) alltime
#113 recently
8 plays

Sol y Lluvia


2019 EP by Reyna Tropical
6 tracks
19m 41s long
#1536 (new) alltime
#107 recently
8 plays

Oro


2018 Single by Reyna Tropical
1 tracks
3m 16s long
#1552 (new) alltime
#112 recently
8 plays

Hymne


2020 Single by Aerds
1 tracks
4m 11s long
#1488 (new) alltime
#86 recently
10 plays

Deadline


2017 Single by Aerds
1 tracks
5m 19s long
#1485 (new) alltime
#85 recently
10 plays
Dec 2020

Blood


2014 LP by Project Pitchfork
11 tracks
52m 6s long
#1114 (new) alltime
#37 recently
14 plays

More catalog additions by year

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Albums By Year of Release

2021

13 albums
136 tracks
1,667 track plays
1,667 recently
5d 6h 42m 4s time listened
100% of it recently

2020

21 albums
228 tracks
3,862 track plays
3,642 recently
1w 5d 13h 41m 12s time listened
95% of it recently

2019

34 albums
399 tracks
7,488 track plays
1,973 recently
3w 3d 7h 44m 26s time listened
25% of it recently

2018

44 albums
439 tracks
9,105 track plays
2,087 recently
3w 6d 14h 13m 38s time listened
24% of it recently

2017

52 albums
404 tracks
8,845 track plays
2,332 recently
3w 5d 17h 28m 42s time listened
25% of it recently

2016

44 albums
480 tracks
10,431 track plays
843 recently
4w 6d 15h 51m 34s time listened
8% of it recently

2015

44 albums
536 tracks
12,439 track plays
1,637 recently
5w 3d 7h 41m 46s time listened
13% of it recently

2014

59 albums
539 tracks
16,624 track plays
1,016 recently
7w 2d 12h 4m 59s time listened
6% of it recently

2013

88 albums
898 tracks
22,025 track plays
2,125 recently
10w 4d 10h 7m 46s time listened
10% of it recently

2012

68 albums
685 tracks
16,953 track plays
1,386 recently
8w 7h 50m 41s time listened
8% of it recently

2011

82 albums
789 tracks
23,334 track plays
1,078 recently
10w 4d 9h 3s time listened
5% of it recently

2010

93 albums
937 tracks
25,859 track plays
1,469 recently
11w 1d 6h 13m 47s time listened
6% of it recently

2009

94 albums
830 tracks
26,462 track plays
932 recently
12w 1d 16h 7m 46s time listened
4% of it recently

2008

85 albums
726 tracks
20,717 track plays
966 recently
9w 18h 23m time listened
5% of it recently

2007

118 albums
1,061 tracks
37,528 track plays
1,127 recently
17w 1d 6h 24m 17s time listened
3% of it recently

2006

100 albums
715 tracks
21,952 track plays
763 recently
9w 4d 12h 2m 54s time listened
4% of it recently

2005

83 albums
661 tracks
24,549 track plays
981 recently
10w 3d 13h 48m 42s time listened
4% of it recently

2004

64 albums
498 tracks
17,245 track plays
828 recently
7w 4d 10h 54m 6s time listened
5% of it recently

2003

58 albums
460 tracks
13,885 track plays
578 recently
6w 2d 2h 41m 5s time listened
4% of it recently

2002

54 albums
374 tracks
9,957 track plays
619 recently
5w 1h 58m 1s time listened
6% of it recently

2001

55 albums
346 tracks
10,486 track plays
982 recently
4w 5d 23h 44m 53s time listened
10% of it recently

2000

44 albums
204 tracks
4,935 track plays
175 recently
2w 2d 8h 43m 35s time listened
4% of it recently

Music by Genre

Understand that the "genre" of music is completely subjective and not clearly defineable. Many times music falls into multiple possible genres, or different albums by one musician are in different genres, or sometimes even tracks on an album. Futher, a genre-defining artist for one person may be known only peripherally to another fan of similar types of music. Genre labels also change alongside trends and fads, and can have significant overlap within one another. So, that said, these are the genres I use to categorize the music I listen to, with the goal being to group similar musicians. In my library, every artist has one and only one genre applied to all music they've released. I also try to standardize on a small number of labels, with some "catch-all" genres used to facilitate this.

Ambient

18 artists with 27 albums
1d 45m 25s of playtime
2% of library with 2% of playtime
+2% more popular recently

Dancefloor

70 artists with 128 albums
3d 2h 18m 26s of playtime
7% of library with 7% of playtime
-4% more popular recently

Dream

39 artists with 154 albums
4d 15h 15m 18s of playtime
11% of library with 13% of playtime
-1% more popular recently

Futurepop

80 artists with 228 albums
1w 1d 8h 23m 51s of playtime
20% of library with 22% of playtime
+12% more popular recently

Pop

214 artists with 281 albums
2d 9h 30m 7s of playtime
6% of library with 4% of playtime
-2% more popular recently

Psychadelic

46 artists with 122 albums
3d 20h 23m 17s of playtime
9% of library with 8% of playtime
-2% more popular recently

Rockity Roll

191 artists with 464 albums
1w 4d 18h 3m 57s of playtime
28% of library with 30% of playtime
-8% more popular recently

Synthetic

61 artists with 210 albums
5d 21h 27m 13s of playtime
14% of library with 13% of playtime
+3% more popular recently

Synthwave

18 artists with 41 albums
22h 8m 59s of playtime
2% of library with 2% of playtime
+1% more popular recently