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Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 20:28:00 Reply

Alright! This is what's up.

I'm doing some research on how personality influences the creative process of music production. I would like to see how it may be reflected in the audio community...that's right, you guys! This is a thread, and an experiment that EVERYONE can participate in. :)

If you want to join in, all you have to do is take this very short, simple personality quiz which will determine your general personality type.

In my experience, this personality test (variant of the MBTI) is the best free test to take. There are 16 main types in total. Now...I would like to point out that personality 'types' are only generalizations. Every personality is completely unique, much like a song! All you have to do after learning your type is put it up right here. For instance, once you finish the test, you will get four letters that will ultimately describe your preferences. If you are an ESTJ...simply type that as your post!

After a certain amount of people participate, I will begin examining the statistics. I will then use your individual stats, or rather, your type, as a means of comparison to your music! I will look at the genres you produce in, how songs start and end, the sounds and instruments you use, the overall mood and motifs of your music, your composition style, etc. (essentially looking at the entire creative process)

So what's the point of this research you ask? It's simply twofold. First, it is research on how personality influences the creative process of music production. Second, I would like to reach out to the audio community in a way that allows me to understand everyone better. Perhaps it will allow others to understand each other too!

If you have any questions feel free to PM me...apologies for the super long post!


If you have a moment, check out some of my work:
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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 21:03:05 Reply

Why not?

ESTJ

Listen to my tracks here, rather than the ones on NG.

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 21:09:11 Reply

ENFP
Good luck with your work :)


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Someone will blow your mind and make feel a beginner again..

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 21:49:33 Reply

ISFP.

Actually a really bad representation of what I normally make, just not uploaded much yet.


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 21:51:58 Reply

I'd definitely like to see what you come up with when this is all done.

ENFP

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 21:54:54 Reply

I'm an introverted, intuitive, thinking judge. INTJ


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 21:59:56 Reply

ESTP

They were right, I have excellent memory... But I'm more of a robot... my feeling percentage was 21.43. :-/

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 22:03:52 Reply

This looks interesting.

INTP


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 22:13:47 Reply

Perceiving and Thinking got over 60% for me,

the other stats were around 48-52 so kinda pointless.

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 22:26:27 Reply

Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to do the test and post so far! I like to think that music and self-discovery go hand in hand. For those of you who are interested about learning more, this is a great site that gives fantastic descriptions of each type:
MyPersonality.info

INFP here btw...would love to see if anyone else was the same! :)


If you have a moment, check out some of my work:
[Music here on Newgrounds] [Soundcloud]

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 22:36:03 Reply

Cool idea, I'd be interested to see the results of your research!

ENFP


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 22:57:26 Reply

NTP, with an ambiguous I-E element (46%-54%). the rest is over 80%.

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 23:02:16 Reply

INFP

has held like this for the past 7 years or so


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 23:22:24 Reply

ENFJ

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 23:25:15 Reply

I took this test a while back. I'm an INTJ; 10-0 introvert.

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 23:29:17 Reply

I got ISTJ.

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-05 23:40:27 Reply

ISFP

Also listen to my 2013 and late 2012 stuff only. Also clicking Dark Days and Just 3 in my signature will link you to some of my better stuff not on Newgrounds.


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 00:17:21 Reply

INFP. Only thing I disagree with is the few close friends bit... I have no need for friends.


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 00:20:17 Reply

INTJ
Thinking AWWYEAHHH "I'm special!"

I think motives of composing should also be noted in this kind of study, it affects alot of the process.


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 02:38:38 Reply

ISFP

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 03:35:23 Reply

ENFJ


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 04:24:44 Reply

ESTP

personally, i think any relationship you find between one of sixteen personality types and a particular method of production would be tenuous at best - in my opinion it'd be more pertinent to establish a relationship between one of the 'big five' factors of personality and... well anything musical, really.

then again i don't know how you've got this planned out and i'm basing this opinion on your research on a single forum post! good luck with your research :)


p.s. i am gay

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 04:42:19 Reply

ISFJ
Though don't use my music on Newgrounds as a reference, it's very limited. You're better off using my Youtube uploads as there are 60+ of them compared to the 4/5 here.


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 06:13:46 Reply

ESFJ


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 06:26:35 Reply

At 2/5/13 09:59 PM, Elitistinen wrote: ESTP

They were right, I have excellent memory... But I'm more of a robot... my feeling percentage was 21.43. :-/

ESTP

.. my feeling percentage was 10%. :<

Now Elitistinen & midimachine are my .. personality brothers. Great.

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 06:56:32 Reply

At 2/5/13 11:29 PM, Braiton wrote: I got ISTJ.

Hi there
I also got ISTJ

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 07:47:57 Reply

At 2/6/13 03:35 AM, TroisNyxEtienne wrote: ENFJ

Retook the test and got ENFP. Admittedly my J side of the score previously was between the 40-50-something %, and so is the P side of my personality. So I can't tell which I am.


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 09:27:11 Reply

At 2/6/13 06:26 AM, wandschrank wrote: .. my feeling percentage was 10%. :<

Now Elitistinen & midimachine are my .. personality brothers. Great.

haha suck eggs

also i got 0% for feeling
but i'm ultra-pragmatic when it comes to general decision making


p.s. i am gay

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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 10:52:04 Reply

The first time I had taken a test like this, I came out as INFP... taking the one you chose, I am ISTP.


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Response to Personality & Music Production 2013-02-06 11:09:24 Reply

These tests and results are useless and should not be taken seriously. That said, intp/entp