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At last, this Spotify bot will drag your (shitty?) taste in music

At last, this Spotify bot will drag your (shitty?) taste in music
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Hey, kids, we’re back at it with Psychoanalysis 101: Id, Ego and Your Dubious Spotify Playlist. After getting exposed by your star sign based on your top tracks, AI is now here to outright judge if your taste in music is, dare we say, pure shit.

Made by digital publication The Pudding, and trained by Mike Lacher and Matt Daniels, the aptly titled “How Bad is Your Spotify?” is a “sophisticated AI” that “judges your awful taste in music.” According to its creators, the bot is apparently trained on at least 79,032 indicators of “objectively good music” (i.e. Pitchfork reviews and way too many NPR tiny desk concerts). 

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As if possessed by the assholery of your gatekeeping soft boi college classmate, the AI will point out the artists you stan—and disparage Lorde, how dare they—while measuring your levels of “basicness.” To christen your god-awful playlists, it will also sum up your library like  St. Peter blocking you from the pearly gates of “People with Good Music Taste.” 

Apparently, mine is “folklore-evermore-dumbledore-witch-pop-cottagecore-albanian-pop-agenda” bad, but I don’t see the problem here.

If you’re up for a callout, check out “How Bad is Your Spotify?” through this site.

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Photo from The Pudding


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