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#1 Posted by crunchyflies (58 posts) -

I've recently hit a wall where I've been listening to the same music over and over again. Any song or artist suggestions?

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#2 Edited by Godlyawesomeguy (6421 posts) -

Johnny Foreigner

Los Campesinos!

Parenthetical Girls

Cadence Weapon

Fight Like Apes

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#3 Edited by Blu3V3nom07 (4468 posts) -
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Chemical Brothers
  • The Flaming Lips
  • Team Teamwork
  • I Come To Shanghai
  • Circa Survive
  • Chiodos
  • Bring Me The Horizon
  • Meek Mill
  • MGK
  • Yelawolf
  • Every Time I Die
  • Mastodon
  • Mayer Hawthorne
  • Robin Thicke
  • Tanlines
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#4 Edited by HrMagni (107 posts) -

The pogues

There is nothing like folk music played by drunk punks.

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#5 Posted by joshthebear (2704 posts) -
  • Converge
  • Botch
  • A Tribe Called Quest
  • Old Man Gloom
  • Isis
  • Gatsbys American Dream
  • The Specials

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#7 Posted by ThePickle (4411 posts) -

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)

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#8 Posted by dkessler175 (143 posts) -

-My Morning Jacket

-Do Make Say Think

-Explosions In The Sky

-Eagles of Death Metal

-Deer Tick

-Built To Spill

-The Black Angels

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#9 Posted by Video_Game_King (36564 posts) -

I've recently hit a wall where I've been listening to the same music over and over again.

Wall? That's the best part of music.

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#10 Posted by RandomHero666 (3183 posts) -

The Pogues
Queen
Jose Gonzalez
Blind Guardian
Metric
Kavinsky


Add a few songs from each to a playlist on spotify, hit the radio button for that playlist and enjoy.

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#11 Edited by Brenderous (1244 posts) -

Haken

Dream Theater

Transatlantic

if you like prog stuff

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#12 Posted by Duder_Me (321 posts) -

Cat Stevens.

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#13 Edited by StarFoxA (5261 posts) -

I can certainly recommend all of these artists:

  • Daft Punk
  • Lemâitre
  • Uppermost
  • Anamanaguchi
  • M83
  • CHVRCHES
  • Pretty Lights
  • El Ten Eleven
  • The xx
  • Faded Paper Figures
  • José González
  • Starfucker
  • The Oh Hello's
  • Ratatat
  • Yann Tiersen
  • Japandroids
  • The Chemical Brothers (their album Further)
  • The Glitch Mob
  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • Com Truise
  • Daughter

I listen to a mixture of indie rock and electronic music.

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#14 Posted by Nightriff (7175 posts) -

Thrash Metal, it is the genre I have the most artists and songs for and pretty much defined my high school years as it was all I listened too. That would be my favorite music from the last century.

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#15 Posted by fisk0 (6450 posts) -

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:

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#16 Posted by Darkstorn (481 posts) -

@duder_me said:

Cat Stevens.

This.Plus "Operation Mindcrime" by Queensryche

"Chutes Too Narrow" by the Shins

"Carnavas" by Silversun Pickups

"Win Us Over" by ASG

"The Trials of Van Occupanther" by Midlake

Rage Against the Machine

...what's on my playlist this past week

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#17 Posted by OldGuy (1673 posts) -

Frank Zappa.

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#19 Posted by Stonyman65 (3669 posts) -
  • 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)
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#20 Posted by SpaceInsomniac (6199 posts) -

I've recently hit a wall where I've been listening to the same music over and over again. Any song or artist suggestions?

Could you give us a little more info to go on? Some examples of music that you enjoy, perhaps.

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#21 Posted by bigjeffrey (5282 posts) -

Do video game scores count? Cause holy shit do i listen to alot. If not then Katy Perry.

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#22 Posted by crunchyflies (58 posts) -

@spaceinsomniac: anything really. Dubstep, rock, hip-hop, video game and movie scores. However, I am a little on the skeptical side when it comes to rap.=/

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#23 Posted by CaLe (4759 posts) -

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.

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#24 Posted by StingerMK2 (398 posts) -

I'm normally more of a rock and metal fan, but over the last few years I'v gotten into a bit of hip hop, and I'd thoroughly recommend B Dolan- Fallen House, Sunken City, good music and thoughtful lyrics, it's catchy but doesn't feel commercial or cheesy.

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#25 Posted by SpaceInsomniac (6199 posts) -

@spaceinsomniac: anything really. Dubstep, rock, hip-hop, video game and movie scores. However, I am a little on the skeptical side when it comes to rap.=/

Okay, I'll bite. What is the difference between hip-hop and rap? Some examples, perhaps?

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#26 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4468 posts) -
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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:

  • Phoenix
  • 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
  • Editors