For the first time ever, Mike Frumin posts this cool graph showing how pop songs open big and then decline. So much for “climbing the charts” — looks like most music does best on the opening week. Thanks to Mike for releasing the graph which was originally created for a top secret research project at a hedge fund. Andy Baio’s interesting recent work on pop songs reminded me of Mike’s chart. We are in the midst of a pop music chart Renaissance.
View Image ›
Gangsters don’t dance, they “c-walk”. Crip walking was big in the 90s before BuzzFeed even existed. It was started by mostly black gangsters in Compton, but these days the best C-Walkers seem to be suburban Asian kids on YouTube. And BIG UP to Michael Frumin who is my only friend who can actually c-walk.
Watch Video ›
Rap lyrics as graphs, pie charts and venn diagrams. We’re just suckers for visual information. We like these even better than those indie rock infographics, though they’re not as pretty.
Read More ›