07 06 13

Slacker launches ‘EQ Score’ as substitute for traditional music charts

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“Top 40 charts were designed for your mom,” chirps the press release for US personal radio service Slacker’s new feature: the Slacker EQ Score.

It’s a metric created by the company to reflect how popular songs are among its users, which gives every track a score between one and 100.

Factors include how many times a song was started; how many times it was listened to in its entirety; how many times people ‘heart’ it and share it; how often people change stations when the song is playing, and how many people skip and ban it from their streams.

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Stuart Dredge
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