They always say different strokes for different folks—and the same rings loud and true for music. Whether you like one specific genre and shun everything else, or you rock everything from Bach to Black Sabbath, there’s always something great and inspirational for whatever your preferences may be. And wouldn’t it be great if you can match your musical instrument according to your personality?
Speaking for personalities, surely you’ve dabbled on tests trying to determine what type of person you are—your attitude, strengths, weaknesses—like the famous C. Jung and Briggs-Meyer’s 16 Personalities Exam, where you will get your 4-letter type formula to help you identify what kind of career you should be focusing on, how you do with relationships, and as a bonus: which celebrities your personality is rubbing elbows with. You gotta have something in common with Robert Downey Jr., right (There HAS to be something!)?
In this infographic, we go beyond work, dating, and your dreams of stalking finding a love match with your favorite actor or actress. We’re all about music—and we’d like you to find your love match with the instrument that compliments your crazy disposition and interests. Take the test and find out with category you fall into, and we’ll tell you what’s the best tool for you to conquer the world with (or at least your living room).
Say, you’re an ISTJ (Introverted, Sensing, Thinking, Judging) kind of folk. Your methodical, perfectionist attitude on pretty much everything you do matches very well with the sophisticated, sleek sounds and looks of the violin. Use that tenacity to practice in the quiet sanctuary of your room—just make sure your reserved nature doesn’t hinder you from performing in front of an audience—don’t put all that talent to waste.
For the soft-hearted and always passionate ENFP (Extroverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Perceiving) people, our choice of musical instrument—the guitar. Your hunger for life and that great sense of humor opens up a million different possibilities—tap your creative potential with the diverse and multi-faceted guitar (and learn with us at Guitar Zoom while you’re at it!).
If you fall into the ESTJ (extroverted, Sensing, Thinking, Judging) category, that great, natural rhythm of yours is perfect for mastering the drums! Learning its structures, patterns, and other ins and outs will be a cinch for you.
The dreamy, chill disposition of a person under the INFP (Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Perceiving) group if the ideal human for the island sounds of the Ukulele—a creative, laid-back match for when you have your head in the clouds thinking of beaches, campfires, and the relaxing ocean waves.
There are twelve other types of personalities and twelve other corresponding musical instruments suited for whatever spark of madness you have in you—check out the infographic below and see which one is your perfect match!
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