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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the CultMRS dataset and our novel LFM-BeyMS dataset. CultMRS comprises acoustic features of tracks. LFM-BeyMS is based on CultMRS and consists of BeyMS and Recommendation. Our analyses of beyond-mainstream music listeners utilize BeyMS and our recommendation experiments utilize Recommendation, which includes listening events of both users with beyond-mainstream and mainstream music taste

From: Support the underground: characteristics of beyond-mainstream music listeners

Item CultMRS [50] LFM-BeyMS (our novel dataset)
BeyMS Recommendation
Users 55,149 2074 4148
Tracks 3,478,399 157,444 1,084,922
Artists 337,840 14,922 110,898
Listening Events (LEs) 394,944,868 4,916,174 16,687,363
Min. LEs per user 1 3 9
\(Q_{1}\) LEs per user 1442 1254 2604
Median LEs per user 5667 2048 3766
\(Q_{3}\) LEs per user 9738 3239 5252
Max. LEs per user 399,210 10,536 11,177
Avg. LEs per user 7161.41 (± 10,326.91) 2371.526 (± 1520.629) 4,022.990 (± 1898.060)