I've recently hit a wall where I've been listening to the same music over and over again. Any song or artist suggestions?
Give it a shot. It's pretty awesome.
Do you mean century of decade? Anyways here's some album recommendations:
- Fiona Apple: "Extraordinary Machine" (2006) (alternative rock/pop)
- Tom Waits: "Rain Dogs" (1985) (experimental blues)
- David Bowie: "Station to Station" (1976) (rock/blues/soul)
- Talking Heads: "Fear of Music" (1979) (new wave)
- Simon & Garfunkel: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" (1970) (folk)
- The Black Keys: "Brothers" (2010) (garage blues)
- Andrew Jackson Jihad: "Can't Maintain" (2009) (folk punk)
- Cat Power: "What Would the Community Think" (2003) (indie rock)
- Rory Gallagher: "Deuce" (1971) (blues)
- Creedence Clearwater Revival: "Cosmo's Factory" (1971) (classic rock)
- Pharoahe Monch: "Desire" (2007) (hip-hop)
- Beck: "Mellow Gold" (1994) (alternative)
- Pixies: "Surfer Rosa" (1988) (surf punk)
I can certainly recommend all of these artists:
- Daft Punk
- Pretty Lights
- El Ten Eleven
- The xx
- Faded Paper Figures
- José González
- The Oh Hello's
- Yann Tiersen
- The Chemical Brothers (their album Further)
- The Glitch Mob
- Two Door Cinema Club
- Com Truise
I listen to a mixture of indie rock and electronic music.
Burzum is a crazy fucking nutjob, but he remains pretty much the best black metal guy out there.
Chrome was a relatively early band to mix industrial, post-punk and lyrics about transhumanism and other cyberpunk themes back in the late 1970's, and I fucking adore them (I especially recommend their 1980 album Red Exposure).
Philip Glass, because his stuff is just goddamn fantastic.
King Crimson. Listen to Epitaph.
Ståålfågel - while none of their other songs quite live up the quality of En Dag I Varuhuset, that song is so goddamn good that I'd put them up there just for that one song. Along with Cortex' Jesus I Betong, the absolute best to come out of Sweden's already pretty damn great new wave period:
- The Offspring (Ignition, Ixnay on the Hombre, Americana)
- Megadeth (Peace Sells, Rust in Peace)
- Angel Vivaldi (Revelations, Universal Language)
- Dance Hall Crashers (The Old Record, Lockjaw, Honey I'm Homely)
- The Devin Townsend Project (Addicted)
- Dream Theater (Images and Words)
- Paul Gilbert (Fuzz Universe)
- Queensryche (Operation Mindcrime)
- Steel Panther (Feel the Steel, Balls Out)
- The Soviettes (LP, LP II, LP III)
- Steve Vai (Passion and Warfare)
I don't listen to music out of context, I mean just for the sake of listening to it. So my enjoyment of it is largely tied to whatever it is accompanying, and therefore, the type which fills the chest during the climax of something emotionally moving is probably the best for me. I dunno the names of anything music related so I dunno what it's called. I'm sure you music-heads will know what I mean.
Well, if you're looking to stay away from rap, then I'd say try going towards the strange pop side. I always thought as this video as wonderful.
The one's that come to mind are like:
- One Republic
- Thievery Corporation
- Fitz and the Tantrums
- The National
- Empire of The Sun
- Vampire Weekend
- Portugal. The Man
- The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
- Coconut Records