Published May 5, 2020 | Version v1
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  • 1. Know-Center GmbH
  • 2. JKU Linz
  • 3. University of Innsbruck
  • 4. Graz University of Technology


This dataset is based on the LFM-1b [1] and the Cultural LFM-1b [2] datasets. LFM-BeyMS includes equally-sized groups of both, beyond-mainstream and mainstream music listeners and thus, can be used for studying the characteristics of beyond-mainstream music listeners for recommendation experiments. For more details, we refer to our publication in

LFM-BeyMS contains
* 4,148 users
* 1,084,922 tracks
* 110,898 artists
* 16,687,363 listening events

The python code utilized for generating and exhaustively analyzing this dataset can be found in


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