This Is COOL! Google’s Music Timeline Visualizations

Google has a new page they called Music Timeline, which is a visualization tool that uses data from their streaming service, Google Play Music.  Using this tool, you can see what artists and genres have come and gone in terms of popularity over the decades.  All you have to do to get started is enter an artist’s name or album in the search box.

Be prepared to stay a while.  There’s lots to digest here.

Google Music Timeline (big)


(Via The Next Web)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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