Music - What are you listening to?

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venus12
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Post by venus12 » February 19th, 2018, 3:56 pm

I like Leaves Eyes'
Piotrek81 wrote:
February 18th, 2018, 10:08 am
3 of my favourite bands have recently released new albums, namely:
Eluveitie- Evocation II (Pantheon) (with a new female vocalist)
Leaves Eyes' - Sign of the Dragonhead (with a new female vocalist; haven't given that one a spin yet)
Heidevolk - Vuur van Verzet

If you like metal with a bit (or more than a bit) of folk thrown in, check them out.
Actually, the Eluveitie one is much more folky than their previous releases. No guitars.

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Post by watekinslet » February 20th, 2018, 10:01 am

Lately, I've been listening to tracks on Spotify to get inspiration, and later downloading them from either iTunes or Bandcamp! I didn't even know Bandcamp existed until a few weeks ago... kinda nice to support something that isn't a mega-corporation like Apple :P I wanted an alternative to SoundCloud, and this mentioned Bandcamp and some others. I grew a bit tired of SoundCloud, so really needed something different, as I didn't think their suggestions algorithm was very useful anymore :( So Spotify and Bandcamp/iTunes has been more than enough :)

I think my top 3 artists at the moment are Kiasmos, Audrey Fall, and Allie X

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Post by VfkaBT » February 20th, 2018, 3:44 pm

Chris Stapleton's blues-infused country rock is a current fav. Also the song Paradise that the Shib Kids used to great effect last night at the Olympics, and the theme song to the HBO miniseries, Big Little Lies.
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Post by mhhbook » February 20th, 2018, 10:20 pm

With a steady rain falling in central Arkansas and wet weather predicted from Texas to Michigan, this one seems appropriate. https://youtu.be/WxGC7dXya0c
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venus12
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Post by venus12 » February 28th, 2018, 6:42 am

I also like Ed Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud :thumbs:

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Post by watekinslet » March 1st, 2018, 8:00 am

I'm quite enjoying the new Vance Joy album. Can still hear that trademark sound but it's gone in some interesting directions.

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Post by venus12 » March 13th, 2018, 2:15 am

That's cool! Is it really free? is it full of Ads?
Cori wrote:
August 25th, 2006, 8:01 am
I'm quite hooked on http://www.pandora.com/

You type in a few of your favourite artists or songs, and it puts together a 'radio station' for you with more things you might like. You do need to be a resident of the US to sign up properly (I'm in a very distant suburb of 90210, for example :wink: ) but it's a very interesting way to hear new music in a certain style. And it's Very Free! Excellent!

I have several 'stations' programmed, one based on VNV Nation (EBM), another for Dream Theater (modern prog rock), and I'm just getting around to experimenting with IrTradPunk like Flogging Molly and classical (I'll probably start with Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace and see where that leads me.)

Cheerily wide-ranging music taste, yes.

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Post by mightyfelix » March 13th, 2018, 7:32 am

venus12 wrote:
March 13th, 2018, 2:15 am
That's cool! Is it really free? is it full of Ads?
Cori wrote:
August 25th, 2006, 8:01 am
I'm quite hooked on http://www.pandora.com/

You type in a few of your favourite artists or songs, and it puts together a 'radio station' for you with more things you might like. You do need to be a resident of the US to sign up properly (I'm in a very distant suburb of 90210, for example :wink: ) but it's a very interesting way to hear new music in a certain style. And it's Very Free! Excellent!

I have several 'stations' programmed, one based on VNV Nation (EBM), another for Dream Theater (modern prog rock), and I'm just getting around to experimenting with IrTradPunk like Flogging Molly and classical (I'll probably start with Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace and see where that leads me.)

Cheerily wide-ranging music taste, yes.
It is full of ads, yes. It didn't used to be as bad. If you look at the date of the post you quoted above, you'll see that it was written in 2006. It was better then. I used Pandora for a long time, but I got sick of the ads.

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Post by Cori » March 13th, 2018, 1:54 pm

Pandora stopped being available in the UK several years ago, so that was that for me ... and if it's available again now, the ads don't sound fun.

(Also, 12 years ago!!! ARGH!!! The time! It passes!)
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Post by Edmonds » March 16th, 2018, 8:56 am

I'm really into the classic rock band Kansas. For those who aren't familiar with the name, they did Carry on Wayward Son and Dust in the Wind.
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Post by Kehinde » March 29th, 2018, 9:38 am

I listen to a lot of underground chillstep/dubstep ambient music. Here are some favorite artists but aren't limited to:

Julian Kruse
Jacoo
Tom Day
BlackMill
Hiatus
Phaeleh

I also listen to a lot filmscore music and video/computer game sound tracks- :D Epic stuff-- it's great for working on anything - I turn them on and listen when I need to accomplish stuff. :D Just helps re-energizes and hones concentration-- it's also very inspiring. Some of my favorites:

Ivan Torrent - (check out his tracks "Before I Leave this World". It's my absolute fave! Very chill-)
Audiomachine
Two Steps From Hell
Peter Roe
Zack Hempsey
John Dreamer
Thomas Bergersen
C21FX

Again, not limited to that list! :D I'm always on the lookout for underground awesome chill or epic stuff. I get a lot of stuff from YouTube but Sound Cloud is a great place to search out rare underground tracks :D

For those who are into gaming- Skyrim and Enderal soundtracks ROCK! World of Warcraft tunes are always staples - check out youtube for the extended versions and the ambient tracks. They've got the OSTs but I like to pick out certain tracks especially those that are ambient and atmospheric.

My recent fave--- Witcher tracks-- Yup, Witcher 1, 2 and 3! They did such a great job with the game AND the music. :D
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