Music is Getting Shorter

Michael Tauberg
5 min readApr 27, 2018
Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

(and Drake is taking over the world)

Like Rob Gordon, I think that if we can understand popular music, the soundtrack of our lives, then maybe we can understand ourselves a little better.

With that goal, I’ve done an even longer analysis¹ of Billboards Hot-100 data, Spotify track info, and song lyrics to figure out what trends we can observe in music over the last two…

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Michael Tauberg

Engineer in San Francisco. Interested in words, networks, and human abstractions. Opinions expressed are solely my own.