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#261 | Asking for a friend
We all have that one friend whose taste in music is… uhm… eclectic, to put it nicely. We’re listening to Eric Clapton one minute, and everybody in the car is singing along to Layla; next thing you know, you’re wondering why on Earth you gave them control over the music as they change the vibe completely with Coke Studio. No mood, no genre, or theme ties their music together.
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But have some empathy for said friend. When you hear new tracks, and like them, you tend to listen to them repeatedly until the logic connecting them is just your random personal preferences. Look at your list of liked music - what’s connecting the dots? Is genre or decade keeping your music organised? Congratulations, you’re winning at life.
But if your playlists are schizophrenic like
mine, shit, I mean my friend’s, and you want help staying genre-focused, MusicMap is here to help. Imagine engaging with a genre's history and genealogy and listening to a genre-specific curated playlist instead of getting distracted by the latest track trending on Instagram reels.
I’m sharing this with my “friend”; she could definitely use a musical education. Maybe you could too? Take, enjoy the nerdiness of it all.
What’s your favourite genre? Better yet, share a playlist.