Here I stand again, upon a yearly milestone. It's hard to believe that I've been using last.fm regularly for seven years. What may be even more unbelieveable, though, is the progression of my taste in music. I started my Last.fm journey as a 13 year old punk kid, and I've evolved into a twenty year old metalhead who has ears for blues, classical, jazz, dubstep, folk... Too many genres to count, honestly.
Let's look for some context in how long I've been kicking about this site.
-I registered when I was a middle school student. I was in grade 8, and now I'm a third year university student.
-Stephen Harper wasn't in power when I registered. He started his 8(+?) year term on 6 February 2006; one year and one day after my registration.
-YOUTUBE didn't exist when I registered; it was founded on 14 February 2005, which is 9 days after my registration. Another site that didn't exist at the time was Twitter.
-Some of my now favourite bands didn't exist at the time I registered. …