Thank god for the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval!

The Pain, the Pain: Modelling Music Information Behavior and the Songs We Hate” (PDF) presents the results to the question, “What is the worst song ever?” Factors that influence the craptasticness of a song include lyric quality, the “earworm” effect, voice quality, music videos, over-exposure, pretentiousness, and unfortunate personal associations.


…So what’s the best song ever?

Today it’s all about zefrank.