General Music Thread

Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by Kadscaner, Dec 13, 2016.

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  1. Kadscaner

    Kadscaner NMA’s only mutie

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    Feb 4, 2016
    What kind of music are you into? What are you listening to? Favorite artist? Favorite album? Share below!

    I listen to a bit of everything, but tecently I've been listening to a lot of David Bowie and Bob Dylan. My favorite album would definitely be The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust. Every song is amazing, especially Starman.

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  2. Hassknecht

    Hassknecht For hate's sake. Staff Member Admin Orderite

    Aug 16, 2010
    I mostly listen to Metal, specifically all sorts of Progressive and Experimental Death Metal, Avant Garde, that kinda stuff.
    Besides Metal I'm also very much into classical music, especially since I started playing cello.
    But honestly, I think I like stuff from every genre (except for maybe Free Jazz. Can't get into that stuff at all).
     
  3. Kadscaner

    Kadscaner NMA’s only mutie

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    Feb 4, 2016
    Sweet. The only metal I really listen to is Deftones.
     
  4. Hassknecht

    Hassknecht For hate's sake. Staff Member Admin Orderite

    Aug 16, 2010
    My favourites are bands like Deathspell Omega, Ulcerate, Gorguts, PsyOpus, First Fragment, Spawn of Possession... I really like neoclassical influences.
    Never really got into Bowie, to be honest. I know a few songs, but for some reason I never really cared. Should fix that...
     
  5. Kadscaner

    Kadscaner NMA’s only mutie

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    Feb 4, 2016
    Indeed you should. His albums from the 60's-80's like Let's Dance, Heroes, Ziggy Stardust, Diamond Dogs, etc. are all better, in my opinion. They're more rock-ish while is more recent stuff sounded more electronic.
     
  6. Millim

    Millim Half-way Through My Half-life
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    Oct 13, 2010
    I'm into a mixture.
    I mostly listen to weird experimental music like Mr Bungle and Mars Volta, but I do enjoy Elliott Smith and Sufjan Stevens alot (I'm probably misspelling a tonne of stuff, I'm on my phone plus I've had no sleep).
     
  7. alec

    alec White heterosexual male Orderite

    May 21, 2003
    Radiohead. Sparklehorse. Aphex Twin. (THE HOLY TRINITY)

    Blur. Eels. Pavement. Beck. Suede. Massive Attack. Oasis. Pixies. Nirvana. Breeders. Tricky. Smashing Pumpkins. Tindersticks. Belly. Portishead. Moby. Björk. PJ Harvey. The Smiths. Morrissey. Manic Street Preachers. Ash. Hole. Elastica. Sebadoh. Merz. Beastie Boys. Travis. (NINETIES)

    Joe Meek. Ziggy Stardust. Led Zeppelin. The Beatles. The Velvet Underground. Captain Beefheart. Roy Orbison. (OLDIES)

    What I listen to depends on my mood.
    There are a couple of new bands which I think sound really interesting, like Die Antwoord and Grimes, but generally speaking I don't like what's on the radio nowadays.
     
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  8. zegh8578

    zegh8578 Keeper of the trout Orderite

    Mar 11, 2012
    As a kid I obsessively listened to Michael Jackson, and weirdly enough obsessed about one particular album of Chris Rea
    I also absorbed a lot of what my parents listened to, meaning lots of Latin-American folk and protest music, on my dad's side, and "pub-rock" (Dire Straits and other rock-blues, as well as Guns n' Roses) on my mom's

    As a teen I became enfatuated with Marilyn Manson, which coincided with internet forums, and as such I have had years of presence on the on-and-off official Manson forums, which are by now, afaik, permanently off.
    Over time Manson came to bore me, and I searched on. During my Manson time I also listened to Cradle of Filth (in particular Cruelty and the Beast), Massice Attack (Mezzanine in particular) and Wu Tang Clan's Forever, a little all-over-the-place.
    You might also notice I am often about particular albums, rather than their respective bands.

    In the end, I don't even know what I prefer or don't prefer. I had a Radiohead period as well, and I dabbled some in I guess more "commercial" electronica, such as Plaid. I like when music has to "grow on you"

    I have found and enjoyed countless folk tunes, from all over the world, that I sadly rarely find out what are really called, since I pick them up from Youtube, and people suck at properly labelling their music. I am very strict about correct labelling, you should see my MP3 list (which is moderately short, compared to music fanatics, with only around 700 tracks or so - but each track VERY correctly labelled!)

    I have yet to truly find myself to be a real "fan" of any particular band or artist. Despite this I always considered myself highly musical.
     
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