Current Music

Discussion in 'General Chatter' started by Lissa Lysik'an, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. Lissa Lysik'an

    Lissa Lysik'an Dragon-loving Faerie

    Sometimes you want to share a tune you are listening to with other people but there aren't other people nearby you can pester. So post it here and pester us.

    Dan Patlansky - Got a bad, bad feeling.
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  2. Allenna

    Allenna I am not a Dragon. Or a Robot. Really.

    I'm listening to the FFIX sound track. I forgot how beautiful it is.
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  3. Lissa Lysik'an

    Lissa Lysik'an Dragon-loving Faerie

    I don't play videogames much so didn't know how awesome some of the soundtracks can be. Mouse played some for me this past week and I was stunned at how beautiful the FF tunes are. He played some that were done by full orchestras - they are not simple 1 minute midi files like I expected :)
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  4. rorleuaisen

    rorleuaisen Frozen Dreamer

    Oh man I am a big Nobou Uematsu(FF composer) fan. When I was younger, people would ask me what kind of music I listened to, and I responded "video game music". It was pretty much all I listened to. It is gorgeous, even some of the old stuff with the limited technology. When he started remaking his songs with orchestras, it was just... 8D. I love that stuff. Mind you, I'm a bit of an oldie=goodie, so I admit I'm a fan of a lot of his older work and not as familiar with his new stuff.
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  5. albedo

    albedo metasperg

    I don't know if there's anyone else around who likes screamy aggressive music, but I'm listening to this awesome cover of "Wrecking Ball" by August Burns Red, and it's so much better as an angry punk song.
  6. rax

    rax raxolotls gonna rax a lot

    Which Wrecking Ball? (I always think of Mother Mother, and an angry punk cover of that would be AWESOME.)

    Personally I've been fixated on All Hands by Doomtree for... a while. :P
  7. albedo

    albedo metasperg

    Sadly, the Miley Cyrus one, because after listening to Mother Mother, I totally want a punk cover too.

    I've been pretty heavily fixated on aggressive metal/industrial/punk lately so uh, I'm having trouble finding people IRL who actually like my music.

    This Doomtree music is pretty neat, though! :D
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  8. wes scripserat

    wes scripserat Hephaestus

    Listening to serial podcast.
    because awesome.
    because this american life
    because npr.
    because npr is a minor sperg
  9. albedo

    albedo metasperg

    NPR is BEST sperg. I haven't listened to Serial yet, but This American Life and Fresh Air are awesome. I got hooked on podcasts while doing secretarial summer job, haven't hopped off.
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  10. wes scripserat

    wes scripserat Hephaestus

    i used to listen to fresh air when my local station, WBUR, would run it in the 9 o clock slot but then they switched to Q, and switched to a local program called open source when Jian got caught up in those allegations of abuse.
    what are your thoughts on wait wait don't tell me + and the diane rheme show?
    i know, two different things.
    specifically with diane rheme, do you find her irritating? because i've gotten used to her voice over time.
    also, my local runs BBC late at night, so when i can't sleep i listen to that.
  11. albedo

    albedo metasperg

    Jeez, I didn't even hear about those abuse allegations.

    My local station actually doesn't carry The Diane Rheme Show, so I'm not very familiar with it. I hate to say it, but Wait Wait Don't Tell Me is a little too silly for me; I'm annoyingly data-focused, I want my talk radio full of facts and news, not humor! >:E

    (This emote is a joke, it's just not my thing. XD)

    I do enjoy our local news programs, which involve a lot of gardening and stuff in addition to actual current events. I used to listen to Talk of the Nation back when it was airing, and BBC Newshour when I have enough brain to parse it. Otherwise, lots of random podcasts - BBC has some good documentary podcasts, and I'm addicted to history and science fiction podcasts.
  12. wes scripserat

    wes scripserat Hephaestus

    fair enough for wwdtm.
    open source, the replacement where i am, is fascinating.
    have you listened to any invisibilia?
    they did one on fear that was amazing.
  13. albedo

    albedo metasperg

    Dude. DUDE. Have I mentioned that my primary sperg is human cognition? Why have I not heard of this, I need to marathon it now. o_o

    We might want to split off into a radio thread though; I'm going to make a splinter thread. Just so we don't clutter things too much. :)
  14. swirlingflight

    swirlingflight inane analysis and story spinning is my passion

    Orchestra version of You're Not Alone gets me crying from time to time.

    I'm listening to the Parade song from Paprika right now.
  15. Allenna

    Allenna I am not a Dragon. Or a Robot. Really.

    Melodies of Life gets be every time. But I have a lot of emotional stuff connected with FFIX in general.
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  16. Lissa Lysik'an

    Lissa Lysik'an Dragon-loving Faerie

    Alan Parson's Project - Tales of Mystery and Imagination.
    Edgar Allan Poe stories in music.
    Carries me back to when I was little (okay, so the same size but with less life experience) sitting in a tree reading the stories.
  17. bramblepatch

    bramblepatch ground/water dualtype

    with the most sincere apologies to the memory of Leonard Nimoy:

    (made this a few years ago when wubmachine was briefly trendy in the circles I ran in on tumblr. it's still in my itunes and it sneaks up on me once in a while)

    battle a troll battle a troll battle a troll battle a troll
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  18. Starcrossedsky

    Starcrossedsky Burn and Refine

    motherfucking. HANDBELLS.
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  19. swirlingflight

    swirlingflight inane analysis and story spinning is my passion

    Adore these albums for art marathons. The Barbarian has some of my favorite verses, and try to belt them out is fun. :D
  20. Allenna

    Allenna I am not a Dragon. Or a Robot. Really.

    Been Abney Park binging, this on is my favorite:

    Partly because I listened to it so much making this (so many editing issues, bby first fan vid):
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