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Old April 25, 2007, 01:18   #1
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Music to play to

Just browsing around I stumbled on an old page on Thangorodrim which had a list of people's favourite music to listen to while playing *band. So I thought I'd ressurect it.
My top 5 in no order
Iron Maiden Dance Of Death
My Dying Bride Line Of Deathless King
Garbage Bleed Like Me
Paradise Lost Icon
Old Man's Child Vermin

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Old April 25, 2007, 02:02   #2
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wefunk radio - http://www.wefunkradio.com/ is great.
i also like to listen to phish, grateful dead, various hip hop, jazz, etc.
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Old April 25, 2007, 02:29   #3
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I often play when everyone else in the house is asleep, so it tends to be deathly silence - sound down so there aren't even any beeps
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Old April 25, 2007, 06:28   #4
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Why does it seems to me that majority of fantasy fans are also metal nutheads?

I for myself listen to my favourite music when I play band, which is -- house, elektro, even trancy stuff.
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Depending on what time of day/week it is, it's either football*/cricket commentary in the background or jangly guitar stuff like early REM and the Super Furries... Having a char die just as Man Utd scored last night was just adding insult to injury...

*Proper round-ball stuff, not the peanut-hugging US version...
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I'm with Pav-- I go for electronica. Never understood metal, probably never will. I code best to that kind of music, too.
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Old April 25, 2007, 13:42   #7
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I often play when everyone else in the house is asleep, so it tends to be deathly silence - sound down so there aren't even any beeps
Headphones?
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Why does it seems to me that majority of fantasy fans are also metal nutheads?
I got into RPG's first (anyone remember warhammer fantasy roleplay?) the music came later, but the two go together. I like some more mellow music, Depeche Mode, New Order, Nick Cave, Delerium, but when i'm *banding it has to be something more aggresive (I can't imagine hacking a dragon to pieces while listening to delerium).
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*Proper round-ball stuff, not the peanut-hugging US version...
Don't like football but still made me laugh
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I go for electronica. Never understood metal, probably never will.
I only like 80's electronica (New Romantic stuff), never could understand hip hop, jungle, house, rap etc.
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Old April 26, 2007, 09:47   #8
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Its very sad I know, but the first time I ever played Angband was listening to Robert Miles, the album with Children on it. Now its totally associated with Angband, so if I want to do a proper *band session, its load up old Robert in winamp, roll me up a chump, and go kill stuff in a very un-terminator-like manner.
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By pure coincidence I had my most intense ToME playing period when I was addicted to Jimi Hendrix and now I have that weird association etched in my mind - when I play ToME I think 'where's Hendrix soundtrack?' and when I listen to Hendrix I think 'where're ASCII Dragons?'

Other than that, I listen mostly to various kinds of rock and don't pay much attention to putting something special in the system for playing roguelikes. I think I only did that with King Diamond's 'Voodoo' for some priest-on-undead violence and sometimes I use Lord of the Rings soundtrack for background.
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I usually listen to heavy, punk or rock music. Last times I listened Iron Maiden, The Doors and The Clash.

I like this kind of music so it's the one I have at home, it's difficult find other music in my house.

My top five could be

Iron Maiden: The best of the beast
Judas Priest: Painkiller
The Clash: London calling
Helloween: Keeper of the seven keys (both parts)
Kortatu: Azken guda dantza

But it's difficult choose just five lps or five groups.

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