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Post by Mickado on Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:07 am

Found this great website where you enter 2 band/artist names and it works out the connections between them.

Literally minutes of fun!

http://labs.echonest.com/SixDegrees/

Any interesting ones you've found?

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Post by Cari on Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:37 am

Napalm Death are well connected. The highest score I've had so far is 12. Smile

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Post by davidl1061 on Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:57 am

I got 13 steps between peven everett and the So Solid Crew, I went for really obscure but it didnt recognise Blazing Squad!

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Post by Cari on Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:01 am

I think the trick is to have two very diverse genres...

http://labs.echonest.com/SixDegrees/?start=Anthrax&end=Dolly+Parton

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Post by dyrewolfe on Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:10 am

Best I could manage was 11 steps between Billy Ray Cyrus and The Prodigy.

6 Degrees: Billy Ray Cyrus to The Prodigy

Wonder how they create the path score?

The above one scored 200, while my Public Enemy to Hayseed Dixie path has only 4 steps but scored 443.
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Post by dyrewolfe on Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:23 am

Ooh...Vangelis to Joy Division in 14 steps!

6 Degrees: Vangelis to Joy Division


I'm a sucker for timewasting rubbish like this. Whistle
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Post by dyrewolfe on Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:27 am

Apparently Enya to Megadeth is just 5 steps, but has a path score of 620. Anyone beat that?

6 Degrees: Enya to Megadeth
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Post by Kenny on Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:36 am

15 Steps A-ha to Katy Perry

Mickado this is great , really made this afternoon fly by
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Post by GG on Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:23 am

14 steps - nirvana to oasis

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Post by GG on Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:00 am

21 steps - Per Gessle (roxette) to motorhead

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Post by Cari on Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:59 pm

Well done GG! clap

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Post by davidl1061 on Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:47 am

From Peven Everett to The Verve in 21 steps

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Post by Kenny on Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:04 am

21 steps Right said Fred to Men at Work
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Post by Cari on Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:08 am

Can we get any higher...? Very Happy

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Post by dyrewolfe on Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:23 am

Personal best so far is 18 steps from Orgy to Zodiac Mindwarp (Path Score 500).

6 Degrees: Orgy to Zodiac Mindwarp


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Post by dyrewolfe on Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:30 am

New highest Path Score of 1170! Voice of the Beehive to Little Angels in 14 steps:

Voice of the Beehive to Little Angels
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Post by dyrewolfe on Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:48 am

Think I've just set a new record.

22 Steps from Asia to Disturbed

Thats me done for this afternoon! Wink
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Post by AberdeenSteve on Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:32 am

16 steps between Cannibal Corpse and JLS Laugh

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Post by ADMIN on Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:10 pm

Only 11 steps between Cradle of Filth and Steps.

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Post by Celtic Warrior on Fri Oct 28, 2011 8:40 pm

25 Steps. Laura Marling to Foo Fighters.

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Post by Cari on Fri Oct 28, 2011 8:48 pm

There's only 5 steps between Kylie Minogue and Black Sabbath Erm

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Post by dyrewolfe on Sat Oct 29, 2011 12:20 am

Always thought there was something vaguely Satanic about her. Laugh

Or maybe that was just Stock, Aitken & Waterman?
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Post by dyrewolfe on Sat Oct 29, 2011 1:24 am

Only 7 steps from Charlotte Church to Killing Joke! Shocked

Holy crap! Only 6 steps from Sepultura to Girls Aloud!!! Erm

Another personal best:

23 Steps from SuperGRASS to LAWNMOWER Deth

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Post by Cari on Sat Oct 29, 2011 1:44 am

There's some mad close links. Cradle of Filth and Vanessa Paradis aren't that far apart either!

Good job on the 23 steps.

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Post by dyrewolfe on Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:20 am

Celtic Warrior wrote:25 Steps. Laura Marling to Foo Fighters.

Nice one! That record could stand for quite a while. thumbsup
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Post by dyrewolfe on Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:41 am

Here's one Cari should like:

15 Steps from Gorky's Zygotic Mynci to Billie

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Post by Fernando on Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:50 am

I managed to get 0 steps Very Happy


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Post by Guest on Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:59 am

lol i can only get 5 steps.

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Post by Nay on Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:00 am

http://labs.echonest.com/SixDegrees/?start=bang&end=Teletubbies

18 steps and Path Score of 1343.33 for bang to Teletubbies

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Post by littleswannygirl on Wed Nov 02, 2011 6:36 am

This is brilliant Mick, thank you! It's saved in my favourites now, hours of procrastination ahead Very Happy

16 steps and path score of 286.67 from Frankie Miller to the Guana Batz

http://labs.echonest.com/SixDegrees/?start=frankie+miller&end=guana+batz
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Post by littleswannygirl on Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:01 am

I just got a 0 steps. There is no official link between The Meteors and Liberace. Laugh

I suspect The Meteors will be relieved Very Happy
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