Tastebuds dating

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By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. The website Tastebuds was created in 2010 by former bandmates Alex Parish and Julian Keenaghan, who felt it was hard to meet people of the opposite sex who liked the same music. Matching people based on their music tastes, the site soon grew to over 170,000 users – with Parish himself meeting his current girlfriend on the site.

You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. DO YOU CRAVE the company of people who only listen to the same rare ’70s b-sides as you? According to the Daily Dot Tastebuds has been online for four years, but earlier this week they finally launched an i Phone app.

It works by scanning the music you have on your phone, and creating a profile based on the artists you like.

Last year, Tinder partnered with Spotify to allow users to post their favourite artists and their own “anthem” on profiles, and dating app Happn allows users to post songs on profiles and send music to other users.

As for Nestor, 29, she said if she’d been younger when she met Williams, 33 — who said he only likes Oasis — his musical indifference might have been a deal-breaker.

“We know from some brain studies that music can bring up autobiographical memories ...

memories for events that have happened to you,” said Laurel Trainor, a professor of cognitive neuroscience and director of Mc Master University’s Institute for Music and the Mind.

On Katie Nestor’s first date with Gareth Williams, she gushed about the bands she’d see perform at the Way Home music festival just north of the city that weekend. “I was like, ‘Who is this guy who doesn’t know Way Home?

’ ” Nestor laughed, recalling the few dates later when she first learned Williams had no songs on his phone and was indifferent to music.

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