using geek tactics for something kitschy

this should be posted here, but this reminds me so much of my college course, you got to see it here:

MUSIC CRITICISM AS A CREATIVE TOOL:
using computer-based content analysis of popular music reviews to guide the music-making process

[via this article on slashdot.org]

the data gathering methodolgy used is an effing killer. the results? need more time to go through it, though i’ve always been for qualitative analytic methods for this sort of thing.