Author Topic: Why is last.fm shit?  (Read 4914 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Laser.T

  • 日本人ですか?
  • Global Moderator
  • Machinae Prime
  • *****
  • Posts: 7271
  • Karma: 137
  • Gender: Male
Why is last.fm shit?
« on: January 07, 2007, 01:46:15 am »
Right, never been to last.fm before. And on my first ever visit there today I discover a massive error!

Searching the web for one of my favorite bands I find a link to them on last.fm. I'm overjoyed to find them there. However, I look at the samples and don't recognise them. I listen and they are most certainly not my band.

So what's the deal? Does this kinda thing happen all the time on there? Is this an accident or some unknown band trying to leach into other small band's pages with their shitty attempts at music? And how the hell do I fix/get somebody to fix it?

Lysix

  • Guest
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2007, 01:50:04 am »
First i've heard of it.

Offline Cerapter

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 1949
  • Karma: 74
  • Gender: Male
  • 100% Recycled
    • Home
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2007, 01:59:07 am »
Might be two bands with the same name? That, or someone's blatantly mistagged their music, and if so, then you are able to propose a correction, I think, but I'm not really sure how, and I've never done it myself.
Just close your eyes and keep your mind wide open.

Offline Einkoro

  • Machinae Prime
  • *****
  • Posts: 2771
  • Karma: 59
  • Gender: Male
  • ~tima
    • http://www.janpingel.com/
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2007, 02:34:13 am »
There are lots of bands with the same names from different countries. It would be nice if they had some system to automatically seperate them into Band (Nor) and Band (Jpn) like they do on metalarchives. There are also very many stupid people on lastfm who can't tag their music worth a shit.
"Don't believe anyone when they tell you irony is just a literary convention. It's a universal constant, like the coefficient of gravity." - Alfred Bester

Offline Jack Lupino

  • Worst Dude
  • Machinae Prime
  • *****
  • Posts: 12941
  • Karma: 62
  • Gender: Female
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2007, 03:07:02 am »
Yeah, i actually saw bullet for my valentine tag with bleeding through audio.

Offline Ant

  • Donated so refic can buy beer
  • Community Supporter
  • Machinae Prime
  • ******
  • Posts: 4372
  • Karma: 40
  • Gender: Male
  • It's personal text.
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2007, 03:09:01 am »
Everyone bleeds while listen to Bullet For My Valentine, whether it's throught the ears, eyes, nose or wrists
But if one day we meet together while I'm drunk, I promise you to draw a big group sex picture including a lot of forumites. :D

Ich bin ein Berliner, Frankfurter, Hamburger und Bonner

Offline L'homme magique

  • Machinae Prime
  • *****
  • Posts: 5307
  • Karma: 66
  • Gender: Female
  • Stay Calm
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2007, 03:36:14 am »
Princess the pop artist and Princess the post-rock artist are currently listed the same.
"It's like growing up reading good books or listening to good music. One good sofa breeds another good sofa; one bad sofa breeds another bad sofa. That's how it goes."

Offline Laser.T

  • 日本人ですか?
  • Global Moderator
  • Machinae Prime
  • *****
  • Posts: 7271
  • Karma: 137
  • Gender: Male
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2007, 04:10:57 pm »
There are lots of bands with the same names from different countries. It would be nice if they had some system to automatically seperate them into Band (Nor) and Band (Jpn) like they do on metalarchives. There are also very many stupid people on lastfm who can't tag their music worth a shit.

Hmm, yeah I can see how that could happen. But in this case the name of the band is in katakana, and the samples are using that katakana but when you look at their info they are of some band with a totally different name (in English). I'm not sure how they managed that.

Offline Fallout

  • Machinae Prime
  • *****
  • Posts: 6430
  • Karma: 71
  • Gender: Male
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2007, 04:44:53 pm »
* Fallout shrugs.

Did you notice my new sig or something? :)

Offline Laser.T

  • 日本人ですか?
  • Global Moderator
  • Machinae Prime
  • *****
  • Posts: 7271
  • Karma: 137
  • Gender: Male
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2007, 08:25:05 pm »
* Fallout shrugs.

Did you notice my new sig or something? :)

Not at all, until now that you've pointed it out to me. I don't pay your sig much attention.

Offline Fallout

  • Machinae Prime
  • *****
  • Posts: 6430
  • Karma: 71
  • Gender: Male
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2007, 08:26:39 pm »
* Fallout shrugs.

Did you notice my new sig or something? :)

Not at all, until now that you've pointed it out to me. I don't pay your sig much attention.

Oh, I see, so you prefer ChristmasDrillCat, eh?

Offline Laser.T

  • 日本人ですか?
  • Global Moderator
  • Machinae Prime
  • *****
  • Posts: 7271
  • Karma: 137
  • Gender: Male
Re: Why is last.fm shit?
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2007, 08:28:04 pm »
* Fallout shrugs.

Did you notice my new sig or something? :)

Not at all, until now that you've pointed it out to me. I don't pay your sig much attention.

Oh, I see, so you prefer ChristmasDrillCat, eh?

I'm indifferent.