Completely shutting down someone’s music can be particularly hurtful since it’s so personal, she said.
When it comes to liking the same music, there are scientific reasons why it may be help you bond.
“I was like, ‘Oh god, this guy is a loser.’ ”Yet, a year and a half later, they’re still going strong.
Dating apps have started capitalizing on musical connections.
It works by scanning the music you have on your phone, and creating a profile based on the artists you like.
Despite being relatively new to the online dating world, has attracted plenty of media attention.
It has received coverage from mashable.com, and Men’s Health Magazine, and has drawn comparisons with other successful niche dating sites Alikewise (which matches users on their taste in literature) and Cupidtino (a dating site for Mac lovers).
The idea was born when Alex and Julian, who are also band mates in London post rock band Years of Rice and Salt, realised their guitar wielding wasn't having the desired effect on girls.
They decided to use their coding skills to build a site where music lovers could find like minded people.
“It’s perfectly OK to be on different pages about music,” said Natasha Sharma, a Toronto-based therapist and author of .