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gazsux
03-18-2003, 07:08 PM
What do you guys like to listen to (if anything) whilst programming?

Me personally, I like chillout stuff: some massive attack, groove armada, moby, air, zero down. Other than that maybe a little indie or emo.

Forgive me if this has been done before (i did a quick search first to check so dont shoot me :))

Govtcheez
03-18-2003, 07:18 PM
> massive attack

I've been listening to that a lot lately, as well as the Dust Brothers.

Stoned_Coder
03-18-2003, 07:28 PM
I find faithless good programming music.

the Wookie
03-18-2003, 07:39 PM
depends on my mood, mostly (older) good metal..classical too...but mainly ill just queue up a concert in winamp and let it play in the background..

Shadow
03-18-2003, 07:45 PM
I'll listen to a little bit of everything and anything really.

alpha
03-18-2003, 07:56 PM
Originally posted by Shadow
I'll listen to a little bit of everything and anything really. same here.

Polymorphic OOP
03-18-2003, 08:06 PM
Hyrule Symphony CD
Japanese Ocarina of Time Soundtrack
Majora's Mask Soundtrack
FZero Arranged Jazz CD
FZero Guitar Arranged CD
Chrono Trigger
Chrono Cross
Final Fantasy VI
Castlevania Symphony of the Night
Nightwish: Wanderlust, The Kinslayer, Gothic Sanctuary, Devil and the Deep Dark Ocean
lots and lots of ragtime

Cheeze-It
03-18-2003, 08:12 PM
Originally posted by Polymorphic OOP
Hyrule Symphony CD


I have that! It's so great!

I also like Final Fantasy 2002 0220 (it's live!)

beely
03-18-2003, 08:13 PM
Originally posted by ethic
I have that! It's so great!

I also like Final Fantasy 2002 0220 (it's live!)

huh ?? final fantasy 2002? never heard it before.

Polymorphic OOP
03-18-2003, 08:13 PM
Originally posted by ethic
I have that! It's so great!

I also like Final Fantasy 2002 0220 (it's live!)

Hmm, I'll have to check that out!

beely
03-18-2003, 08:14 PM
Originally posted by gazsux
What do you guys like to listen to (if anything) whilst programming?

Me personally, I like chillout stuff: some massive attack, groove armada, moby, air, zero down. Other than that maybe a little indie or emo.

Forgive me if this has been done before (i did a quick search first to check so dont shoot me :))

rock & bass attack song eg: linkin park.

Cheeze-It
03-18-2003, 08:23 PM
It's great. It was a live performance by the Tokyo Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra playing Final Fantasy music.

Here it is:

http://www.gamemusic.com/dept/101/productdetail.asp?dept=101&cat=1001&itemid=10527&uid=5243200211165933

gazsux
03-18-2003, 08:26 PM
I really liked the soundtrack to Ico. that kicked ass.

Cheeze-It
03-18-2003, 08:26 PM
Hi, me again...

#5 is really great. It's the original FF melody... You know what I'm
talking about..

beely
03-18-2003, 08:28 PM
Originally posted by ethic
Hi, me again...

#5 is really great. It's the original FF melody... You know what I'm
talking about..
yaya .. i know, how bout ff8 melody, sound's quite interesting what. the most interesting molody : force my way, and julia and wine. there's alot of cool melody too !!

SAMSAM
03-18-2003, 08:35 PM
Me,

I,ve been listening to this soundtrack for the last 5 yrs.

I RULE symphony live by "princess sara"

its great , engaging & it never stops until bed time.

I love it . she is my 5 year old:)

Jeremy G
03-18-2003, 09:05 PM
I like anything that makes good ambient music. Something that can be tuned out. Metal/Rock/sucky rap(all rap sucks) anything that Is too loud or driving disturbs my train of thought. So classical, jazz, russian opera (red army chorus = l337) even some pop is good. Some times I'll just listen to one song over and over. I listened to "Bubble toes" 146 times consecutively one day when I was coding a directX game. I programmed all day. And I now KNOW the lyrics to the song quite well.

DavidP
03-18-2003, 09:20 PM
What do you guys like to listen to (if anything) whilst programming?


trance/techno/rave music

it actually gets you very focused because of the "trancelike" state it puts you in....

excellent music for programming

Commander
03-18-2003, 09:44 PM
i don;t listen to much while programming because i don't get the time to program much these days....but whenever i do, i usually listen to rap or some classical.....

from rap, i listen to songs that i already know so i wouldn;t be distracted by it as i usually would try to learn the lyrics......eminem's superman is a good song, though the radio version sucks. the song was ment to have swearing....

from classical, anything that is flowing.....

IMO techno is the worst thing u can listen to while programming because head starts to hurt after a while....

i don't listen to rock.......

sometimes, i just leave my radio on........

XSquared
03-18-2003, 09:45 PM
>>trance/techno/rave music

Same here. Listening to it right now...

Shadow
03-18-2003, 09:50 PM
> trance/techno/rave music
That bland, boring stuff that doesn't even sound anyting like happy hardcore?

I-dunno, I don't hate the music, but, I don't like it either. It's about as neutral as Micheal Jackson to me. It's ok, but it's not great.

XSquared
03-18-2003, 09:59 PM
Depending on my mood, I switch between techno/trance and heavy metal.

no-one
03-18-2003, 10:13 PM
how bout... none, if i do i guarantee is stuff you monkeys probably never heard of, even if you did its probably through sombody i know.

TechWins
03-18-2003, 10:16 PM
emo and punk almost always. every once great in a while i'll listen to some other stuff (like nirvana, smashing pumpkins, metallica). i'm always listening to music so when i program my music doesn't change either.

SourceCode
03-19-2003, 02:24 AM
Classical, soft rock, slooow stuff.

deathstryke
03-19-2003, 09:25 AM
FF7 and Xenogears soundtracks, I love 'em. Especially "One Winged Angel", "The One Who is Torn Apart", and "Small Two of Pieces".

Yawgmoth
03-19-2003, 11:56 AM
Mainly the Beatles, maybe the Matrix and Lord of the Rings soundtracks. I've forgotten how much I love music from FF7. Maybe I'll buy one of the CDs.

minesweeper
03-19-2003, 12:29 PM
I stream radio over the web whilst I code. That way it saves me having to choose the music and it also keeps me up-to-date with current affairs (I don't have a TV).

Yawgmoth
03-19-2003, 01:29 PM
You don't have a TV, yet you have a computer!?

Wierd....

Govtcheez
03-19-2003, 01:32 PM
I watch TV on my computer, not my TV - does that count? (My monitor is bigger than my TV)

minesweeper
03-19-2003, 01:35 PM
>>You don't have a TV, yet you have a computer!?
Wierd....<<

I am in my final year of university. When I first came to uni I found I really needed a computer for my studies so I had to get one. Now, I didn't have much money and couldn't then really afford a TV so I went without. Now 4 years on, though I can afford a TV and TV license due to my uni work placements I actually find I don't miss it in the slightest so I don't bother. TV is generally full of rubbish anyhow.

Shadow
03-19-2003, 01:40 PM
> I watch TV on my computer, not my TV - does that count? (My monitor is bigger than my TV)
I watch TV on my 36" Sony Wega flat-screen. PERFECT for my 9x11 foot bedroom. :D But since I output my computer to my tv VIA 4-way audio video selector & my Behringer mixer (http://www.behringer.com/02_products/prodindex.cfm?id=MXB1002&lang=eng), I suppose I could get a tv card for my PC.

I prefer live365.com for streaming music as they have TONS of radio stations, even ones playing obscure stuff like ORIGINAL NES music(one of the stages for mega man 3, straight out of the game, to be precise)

Silvercord
03-19-2003, 01:45 PM
I listen to silvercord. You guys should really consider their music, very peaceful and relaxing.

www.silvercordproject.com
www.mp3.com/silvercord

and yes, after listening to all 9 parts of bioluminescence you will go crazy (as crazy as moi).