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Last.fm tool: Generate your recommended artists tag cloud

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p>The following script takes the 50 top artists in your musical profile from Last.fm, and creates a cloud of the similar artists that are not in your top 50. The result is a "tag cloud" like description of highly recommended artists.

Based on top 50 artists

Please be patient, the script may require up to a full minute to process your request. The script needs to download and analyze your profile and your top 50 artists. Last.fm policy states that we can only make 1 request per second, and the script's worst case scenario requires 51 requests. Caching is used to lower the load on user (cache = 10 minutes) and artist (cache = 1 week) database requests.

Also, make sure to check out my scripts to generate your personal musical tag cloud and compare your profile with that of other users.

Recommended artists cloud for roterkobold

The following is a textual cloud representation of recommended artists for roterkobold. These artists are similar to your overall top artists, but are not in this list. Most of them will ring a bell, some will not be relevant, you may listen to some of them if they're not in your top, but there's probably a couple of artists you'll want to hear more from.

 Aerosmith   Anti-Flag   Arctic Monkeys   Audioslave   Beatsteaks   Bela B.   Billy Talent   Black Sabbath   Broilers   Disturbed   Farin Urlaub   Farin Urlaub Racing Team   Fettes Brot   Flogging Molly   Franz Ferdinand   Godsmack   Guns N' Roses   Gwen Stefani   Iron Maiden   J.B.O.   Jan Delay   Kings of Leon   Korn   Lagwagon   Led Zeppelin   Madsen   NOFX   Nickelback   No Use for a Name   Oasis   Papa Roach   Pennywise   Radiohead   Rage Against the Machine   Rammstein   Ramones   Rancid   Seether   Slipknot   Soundgarden   Sportfreunde Stiller   Stone Sour   Stone Temple Pilots   Sum 41   System of a Down   The Beatles   The Black Keys   The Killers   Them Crooked Vultures   Three Days Grace 


The following BBCode can easily be copied to Last.fm forums, journals, ... (be warned, it contains a lot of artist connections)

Take the 50 top artists in your musical profile, and create a cloud of the similar artists that are not in your top 50. The result is a collection of highly recommended artists for your personal profile. You can generate your own cloud (in BBCode) at http://anthony.liekens.net/pub/scripts/last.fm/recommend.php

My recommendations are [b][align=center][size=10] Aerosmith [/size][size=14] [artist]Anti-Flag[/artist] [/size][size=11] Arctic Monkeys [/size][size=12] Audioslave [/size][size=11] Beatsteaks [/size][size=13] [artist]Bela B.[/artist] [/size][size=11] Billy Talent [/size][size=9] Black Sabbath [/size][size=9] Broilers [/size][size=11] Disturbed [/size][size=18] [artist]Farin Urlaub[/artist] [/size][size=15] [artist]Farin Urlaub Racing Team[/artist] [/size][size=13] [artist]Fettes Brot[/artist] [/size][size=10] Flogging Molly [/size][size=15] [artist]Franz Ferdinand[/artist] [/size][size=9] Godsmack [/size][size=12] Guns N' Roses [/size][size=9] Gwen Stefani [/size][size=11] Iron Maiden [/size][size=10] J.B.O. [/size][size=9] Jan Delay [/size][size=9] Kings of Leon [/size][size=12] Korn [/size][size=9] Lagwagon [/size][size=15] [artist]Led Zeppelin[/artist] [/size][size=9] Madsen [/size][size=15] [artist]NOFX[/artist] [/size][size=13] [artist]Nickelback[/artist] [/size][size=9] No Use for a Name [/size][size=13] [artist]Oasis[/artist] [/size][size=16] [artist]Papa Roach[/artist] [/size][size=17] [artist]Pennywise[/artist] [/size][size=10] Radiohead [/size][size=13] [artist]Rage Against the Machine[/artist] [/size][size=9] Rammstein [/size][size=9] Ramones [/size][size=11] Rancid [/size][size=10] Seether [/size][size=11] Slipknot [/size][size=16] [artist]Soundgarden[/artist] [/size][size=10] Sportfreunde Stiller [/size][size=10] Stone Sour [/size][size=10] Stone Temple Pilots [/size][size=19] [artist]Sum 41[/artist] [/size][size=17] [artist]System of a Down[/artist] [/size][size=9] The Beatles [/size][size=9] The Black Keys [/size][size=9] The Killers [/size][size=12] Them Crooked Vultures [/size][size=11] Three Days Grace [/size][/align][/b]

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