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README.md

Google Play Music stats

Usage

  1. Install dependencies
# Install Cairo (instructions for other OS here: https://github.com/Automattic/node-canvas#installation)
brew install pkg-config cairo pango libpng jpeg giflib

# Install node dependencies
yarn install
  1. Go to Googly My Activity
  2. Click "Filter by date and product" and make sure only Play Music is selected
  3. Click the three dots in the search bar and select item view
  4. Open the Javascript console and copy the contents of gpm-stats.js into it
  5. Run collectDataUntil('September 1') in the console. The date you enter as a parameter should match the style of date in the headers shown in the My Activity cards.
  6. Save the outputted JSON to a file (e.g. your_data.json)
  7. Run node gpm-graph.js your_data.json
  8. Open stats.png

Example

Here are the top 20 artists I listened to in the fall school term graphed over time:

Top artists by song count:

[ [ 'LCD Soundsystem', 428 ],
  [ 'Laura Marling', 302 ],
  [ 'Arcade Fire', 295 ],
  [ 'Talking Heads', 239 ],
  [ 'Radiohead', 180 ],
  [ 'Barenaked Ladies', 179 ],
  [ 'The Staves', 128 ],
  [ 'BOY', 126 ],
  [ 'The Rural Alberta Advantage', 114 ],
  [ 'Franz Ferdinand', 95 ],
  [ 'Michael Jackson', 87 ],
  [ 'Spoon', 83 ],
  [ 'U2', 82 ],
  [ 'Gorillaz', 78 ],
  [ 'Ben Folds', 76 ],
  [ 'David Bowie', 73 ],
  [ 'Phantogram', 69 ],
  [ 'Goldfrapp', 68 ],
  [ 'Hans Zimmer', 62 ],
  [ 'The Beatles', 60 ],
  [ 'Andrew Bird', 59 ],
  [ 'The Mowgli\'s', 56 ],
  [ 'Broken Social Scene', 53 ],
  [ 'Joe Hisaishi', 52 ],
  [ 'Bob Dylan', 51 ],
  [ 'Kalle Mattson', 50 ],
  [ 'Regina Spektor', 48 ],
  [ 'Kate Bush', 43 ],
  [ 'Gramatik', 35 ],
  [ 'London Symphony Orchestra', 33 ],
  [ 'Saint Motel', 33 ],
  [ 'Coldplay', 32 ],
  [ 'Grouplove', 31 ],
  [ 'Watsky', 31 ],
  [ 'Men Without Hats', 28 ],
  [ 'Portugal. The Man', 28 ],
  [ 'Max Richter', 27 ],
  [ 'José González', 27 ],
  [ 'Darwin Deez', 26 ],
  [ 'Hannah Georgas', 25 ],
  [ 'Muse', 24 ],
  [ 'Kronos Quartet', 24 ],
  [ 'Monarchy', 22 ],
  [ 'William Patrick Corgan', 22 ],
  [ 'Philharmonia Orchestra', 20 ],
  [ 'The Asteroids Galaxy Tour', 20 ],
  [ 'The Balconies', 20 ],
  [ 'Feist', 19 ],
  [ 'AC/DC', 19 ],
  [ 'Julien Baker', 18 ],
  [ 'The Jacksons', 17 ],
  [ 'OK Go', 16 ],
  [ 'Ingrid Michaelson', 16 ],
  [ 'Various Artists', 16 ],
  [ 'Cut Copy', 16 ],
  [ 'Leopold Stokowski', 15 ],
  [ 'Beck', 15 ],
  [ 'Jean-Pierre Rampal', 15 ],
  [ 'Yuri Egorov', 14 ],
  [ 'The Staves & yMusic', 14 ],
  [ 'Tycho', 13 ],
  [ 'Radiolab Presents: More Perfect', 13 ],
  [ 'Tessa Violet', 13 ],
  [ 'Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith', 12 ],
  [ 'Chicago Symphony Orchestra', 12 ],
  [ 'Bleachers', 12 ],
  [ 'Wintersleep', 12 ],
  [ 'Fanfarlo', 12 ],
  [ '99% Invisible', 11 ],
  [ 'Aaron Copland', 11 ],
  [ 'Junip', 11 ],
  [ 'Angèle Dubeau', 10 ],
  [ 'Yukon Blonde', 10 ],
  [ 'Rockwell', 10 ],
  [ 'Broken Social Scene Presents: Brendan Canning', 10 ],
  [ 'Leonard Bernstein', 10 ],
  [ 'Caribou', 9 ],
  [ 'M.I.A.', 9 ],
  [ 'High Five Spaceship', 9 ],
  [ 'Radiolab', 9 ],
  [ 'Cage The Elephant', 9 ],
  [ 'Roxy Music', 9 ],
  [ 'Passion Pit', 9 ],
  [ 'Keith Jarrett', 9 ],
  [ 'Alt-J', 8 ],
  [ 'Grizzly Bear', 8 ],
  [ 'Lights', 7 ],
  [ 'Daft Punk', 7 ],
  [ 'Jose Gonzalez', 7 ],
  [ 'Death Cab for Cutie', 7 ],
  [ 'The xx', 7 ],
  [ 'Air', 7 ],
  [ 'Cake', 7 ],
  [ 'The Strokes', 7 ],
  [ 'Moura Lympany', 6 ],
  [ 'Arctic Monkeys', 6 ],
  [ 'The Tragically Hip', 6 ],
  [ 'Bon Iver', 6 ],
  [ 'Ratatat', 6 ],
  [ 'BANNERS', 6 ],
  ... 866 more items ]

Known issues

The output from Google's My Activity page just has dates like "September 1" without a year, so the way I handle dates right now puts them all in the yeaer 2000. Woops.

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