I was planning to build functionality into the interactive so that people can download results from the search table view as I thought it would be good to be able to download charts based on your favorite genres. One of the main points of this interactive was being able to take everyone’s recommendations and than apply your own personality to them by filtering/sorting them based on the genres/charts you like.
Also I thought being able to look at the screen and have visual clues to the musical nature of each album chart would be really cool. I have always loved music charts and to me this was a way to find out which charts matched my music tastes. Who’s Indie Rock – pretty much all of them – but musicOMH tops out on 97% (actually 19.95% – see comments), who has the most Electronica? Rough Trade on 58% (12.31% – once again see comments) etc.
Not 100% sure when I will get the chance to add this functionality so in the meantime I have exported the three raw data source tables out as CSV and you can download them from the links below.
Quite excited actually. When I started messing around with data interactions/visualisation I only really imagined I would ever be working on other peoples data. No it looks like people will be creating/designing etc from the data that I have spent too many late night hours putting together. Quite unexpected and I can’t wait to see what other people do with it.
In case anyone wants to integrate the original reviews or any of the other content that was originally publish than once again here are all the source links for the original locations of the charts. Some of these sites have lots of additional resources, reviews, youTube videos, etc. Although you obviously need to take note of any copyright issues.
A.V. Club, Amazon, American Songwriter, Billboard, Bowlegs, Clash, Consequence of Sound, Daily Telegraph, Drowned in Sound, Faster Louder, Gorilla vs. Bear, last.fm, Mojo, MusicOMH, NME, No Ripcord, Paste, Pitchfork, PopMatters, Prefix, Q Magazine, Rave Magazine, Rhapsody SoundBoard, Rolling Stone, Rough Trade, Slant Magazine, Spin, Spinner, State, Stereogum, The Fly, The Guardian, The Line Of Best Fit, The Quietus, The Skinny, The Tidal Wave of Indifference, The Times, Tiny Mix Tapes and Uncut.