Just out of curiosity....


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Just out of curiosity....

Postby tomasini » Apr 20th, '07, 01:19

What kind of music do my fellow tea drinkers lay upon their ears?? :lol:
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Postby Samovar » Apr 20th, '07, 08:16

I enjoy classical, new age, chill out and oriental music.

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Postby Mary R » Apr 20th, '07, 09:14

I'll always have a strong 80's-90's-Now pop playlist in action, but the music I choose for myself is becoming increasingly indie, prog rock, and electronica. I have a strong fondness for instrumental music and positively love predominant string sounds--particularly the cello.

The iTunes test: first six songs that pop up on random
1. "The Bones of an Idol" New Pornographers
2. "How Little We Know" Frank Sinatra
3. "No Rain" Blind Melon
4. "Terrible Thought" Poe
5. "Heroes" David Bowie
6. "Sonate, Op.25, No.3 (3)" Wolfgang Boettcher (solo cello)

LOL, that is freakishly representative of me.
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Postby xine » Apr 20th, '07, 10:11

Justin- check out my post on music+tea! I'm trying to compile a playlist of what you all tea lovers listen to while brewin' a cup!


My favorite bands are: Joy Division, The Smiths, New Order, Smashing Pumpkins, Texas is the Reason, The Appleseed Cast, Belle and Sebastian, The Arcade Fire, Rilo Kiley, Jenny Lewis, Death Cab for Cutie, Sleater-Kinney, David Bowie, Camera Obscura, Blonde Redhead, Keren Ann, interpol, Carla Bruni, Feist....

I guess I have to say - indie, new wave, rock, pretty ladies who sing pretty songs, some hardcore...

What albums I'm really into as of late/getting the most play on my iTunes @ work...

1. The Arcade Fire- Neon Bible
2. Keren Ann- Nolita
3. The Smiths- The Queen is Dead (best Smiths album EVER)
4. Tegan and Sara- So Jealous
5. Texas is the Reason- Do You Know Who You Are?
6. Marie Antoinette - Original Motion Pic. ST
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Postby tomasini » Apr 20th, '07, 10:45

Interpol is coming out with a new cd, finally! =] But other than interpol I think that was the only artist that I had i common with ANYone lol...

So lets see....and in no particular order...
Let's start with Led Zeppelin. Incubus. The Beatles. Franz Ferdinand. The Killers. The Bravery. Rage Against the Machine. BLind Guardian. Interpol. Dispatch. O.A.R.. Buddha Bar compilations. LifeScapes. Ambient Nights. Delton. Del Tha Funkee Homosapien. Cannibl Ox. The Handsome Boy Modeling School. Linkin Park. Matisyahu. Tool. :shock:
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Postby Mary R » Apr 20th, '07, 12:08

Wow, Xine. You and I have a very similar musical tastes! I think the only band/singer you listed that I don't have at least one album of was The Smiths...and all the rest are among my favorites!

I was not aware that The Arcade Fire has a new album out! I adore them...I must listen to one of their albums at least once or twice a week and was hoping they'd release a new one soon. That little bit of news has totally made my month.

Have you checked out Róisín Murphy's debut album Ruby Blue? It's a bit eccentric and has some nice quirkiness, but it's wonderfully cohesive (yet fresh) album--quickly becoming one of my faves.
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Postby xine » Apr 20th, '07, 12:15

Mary- I will have to definitely check out that album. I'm always looking for something new to listen to, but I feel like it's such an effort to look for something, unless someone hits you over the head with a cd or something.

and definitely check out the new Arcade Fire- very, very, very good. Apparently one of the tracks is about Jessica Simpson's father. This is what my friend told me. It kind of makes sense- in that creep Joe Simpson way he is. My friends are going to go see them in a couple of weeks- lucky! I always hear about them playing a show, and it's already sold out by the time I'm done thinking about the idea it seems.

I should also add Broken Social Scene to my list, as well as my guilty pleasure for J-Tim and Beyonce and other kind of poppy hip hop (for work out and dancing purposes only... :) )
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Postby guitarfreak2641 » Apr 20th, '07, 15:00

I listen to a lot of instramental stuff like Joe Satriani,Steve Vai, and yingwie malmsteen. I also listen to a lot of metal.
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Postby Space Samurai » Apr 20th, '07, 16:39

When I listen to music, which isn't often:

Straylight Run
Damien Rice
a little Iron and Wine
Johnny Cash
Eve 6
Jimmy Eat World
Bush
Evanescence

(I know, I know, I hate listenting to trendy music, but I like what I like, can't do much about that).
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Postby tomasini » Apr 20th, '07, 16:44

guitarfreak2641, ever listen to Opeth or Blind Guardian?
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Postby guitarfreak2641 » Apr 20th, '07, 17:23

I listen to Opeth all the time. They are one of my favorite bands, i have never heard of Blind Guardian.
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just out of curiousity...

Postby Mz potts & ... » Apr 20th, '07, 17:37

Hello, there!

I am quite fond of Mr. CLAY AIKEN! His voice is so uplifting & inspiring yet tranquil. Better yet, he's an awesome human being!
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Postby guitarfreak2641 » Apr 21st, '07, 14:37

Any one here listen to primus?
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Postby xine » Apr 23rd, '07, 15:24

I had to listen to a lot of it against my will when I was dating my ex-boyfriend, if that counts :D He is the one with the chicken bucket on his head, correct?
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Postby guitarfreak2641 » Apr 23rd, '07, 15:51

lol, ya i think so
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