Music for listening?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Raestloz, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. Raestloz

    Raestloz GBATemp's Lone Wolf

    Feb 7, 2008
    The World of Illusion
    Well, let's get to the point. I feel pretty lonely sometimes (well, actually I AM alone) so I usually jack up my PC and play.

    But sometimes, I don't feel like doing anything and I need some music to accompany me, too bad I don't have any music installed here [​IMG]

    What do I have? Sample musics from Windows Vista and some music from Okami (Shinsuu Plains) and that's that [​IMG]

    Can anybody recommend me some music for listening? Cause I'm not a knowldgable about music.

    What musics do I like?

    -Instrumental Instrumental, what else should I say about this?
    -Slow Not as slow as a requiem mind you, usually like Breazy in FFVIII, that speed of slow.
    -Techno-beat I like it techno, but not disco. Pretty much like that techno in "4 minutes" and "techno" from The Urbz, and not like house music or club s#its (fast, abstract, s#itty, not THAT kind of music)
    -Classical There's reason they say classical musi is good for a baby's brain, and it feels relaxing too, but please, I'm not an opera watcher
    -Pop there's something about pop music that draws me in, and usually they're good.
    -2000's You know, songs like The Corrs' "Summer Sunshine"? They're kinda old, like a few years, but somehow old songs are the best
    -Random? You know, it's hard to describe what kind of music I like, since it's so random. I'll give you some example of how random it is:

    Musics I currently like:
    -4 minutes (Madonna-IDK)
    -Shinsuu Plains (Masami Ueda-Okami-Japanese-Instrumental)
    -That's What Love Is (DIVA-Korean)
    -Professor Layton's Theme(Professor Layton-Classical-Instrumental)
    -V3 (IDK, go google something like V3 O2jam, a .mp3 file-Techno)
    -Amadeus(like V3, google Amadeus O2Jam-Techno)
    -Brahms(again, Brahms O2jam-Techno-Classical)
    -Love Mode(IDK too, google love mode audition, you'll see-Korean)

    You see, I can't say I particularly like a genre, some music in a genre is good for me, while others in the same genre feels suck

    Can somebody recommend me a music, based on the info I tell you? It's just for a casual listening in my room, so I can't afford a loud music
  2. SkyintheSea

    SkyintheSea GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 15, 2008
    United States
    Dude you can never be to picky about music! You seem a little to picky or it seems like you don't listen to a lot of different types of music.
    But you can try "Bond", it's a group of ladies that play classical instruments, techno in there songs and good beats.
    If I we're you I wouldn't be to picky about music, here are some genre's that I like and try to listen to different types of genre's:

    Hip Hop (Real hip hop like Rakim or Lupe Fiasco)
    Rap (Rap like Chamillionaire or Rock City)
    Funk (I listen to this because i'm a dancer)
    Hardstyle (I have friends who "Shuffle" and some hardstyle songs are pretty good)
    Trance (Much better than techno, I can't stand techno it's to old school)
    Break Beats (It'll be hard to find decent break beats, but try to find Dj Babyboi)
    Rock (All kinds besides oldies, screamo, and heavy metal)
    RNB (Only when i'm in the mood, but there are some good RNB songs out there)

    My list can go on forever and I can get into lots of details, but yea that's some of the genre I like. Try to find different kinds of songs and listen to them and see if u like them.
  3. xcalibur

    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

    Jun 2, 2007
    Sacred Heart
    Classical renditions of VG music.
    Currently istening to Lost painting (SOTN) on piano and loving it.
  4. Seven

    Seven oh hell no

    Jun 22, 2007
    United States
    Try finding some stuff from Tokyo Philharmonic. A bunch of their stuff is really annoying and hard to find, but if you ever find any, it's most likely worth your time. They orchestrate a bunch of video game tracks and the like (because, you know, Japan does this sort of stuff), and it sounds just damn swell.

  5. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

    Apr 25, 2008
    SCUMM Bar
    Daft punk: (Long intro)


    Those are pretty "neutral"...
    Easy listening, and just nice songs for everyone [​IMG]

    And you'll probably not like this, but still, try to listen to it.

    Oh, and maybe you'll like PowerPop:


    Breathe Carolina:

    Blood on the Dance Floor:
  6. jaxxster

    jaxxster The Heretic

    Oct 31, 2006
    South East London
    ^ Respect to you for mentioning emarosa! Great band!

    If you wanna listen to some decent techno/electro try listening to mstkrft
  7. Twiffles

    Twiffles танковые победы

    Sep 6, 2007
    Gambia, The
    I forgot, but was this Trance song that last for 60min+
    Go find it. >_>
  8. Veristical Blaze

    Veristical Blaze GBAtemp Fan

    Oct 31, 2008
    The Edge Of Shibuya
    Linkin Park; Rock/Metal with a bit electronic sounds they have a DJ in the group [​IMG]

    The Offspring; For the Punkies [​IMG]

    Seether; stoned Rock [​IMG]

    Think it's a bit enough for some time, if you have questions for good songs from these bands im4u [​IMG]

    + A tip don't ever listen to Tokyo Hotel they're a bit...uhm.. ya know it [​IMG]
  9. double_vision

    double_vision GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 23, 2008
    United States

    (my 100th post!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
  10. ackers

    ackers GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 17, 2007
  11. ojsinnerz.

    ojsinnerz. Damned

    Oct 27, 2007

    Alternative- Good enough for me.
    Jazz- Sounds more awesome than you may think.
    Power Metal- The first music I got addicted to.
    Jpop- Yes, yes, yes....
    Jrock- No commento
    Metal- Awesome.
    Punk rock- Does Rise against count?
    Rock- AC/DC
    Pop rock- Good enough for me.
    Hard rock- Guilty gear OST, the best OST of all.
    Kpop-ish rock- Cherry filter.

    My current favorite are
    - Serj Tankian - Sky is over
    - Kamelot - Soul society, and When the lights are down
    - Avantasia - Lost in Space
    - AC/DC - Black Ice
    - Coldplay - Viva la vida
  12. Maybe

    Maybe GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 25, 2008
    United States
    You probably won't like but listen to these:
    Love Lockdown by Kanye West
    Fallen Soldiers by Demarco
  13. goodboy735

    goodboy735 GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 20, 2008
    United States
    Northwest Somewhere, USA
    You can try, thats a good site. you input a song and/or artist and it will play similar songs.
  14. Gore

    Gore GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Oct 15, 2007
    United States
    Might be Vicious Delicious. There's a very short radio edit but it's actually over an hour.

    Here's my suggestions..
    No - Vim!

    I recommend the entire "Cross" album by Justice, but one of my favorites is "The Party".

    Paper Planes - M.I.A. (lol)

    I'd like to recommend more but that's the only things I can imagine you would like.
  15. myuusmeow

    myuusmeow GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Jun 24, 2007
    United States
  16. Mewgia

    Mewgia drifter

    Dec 16, 2006
    United States
    Boston, MA
    white noise is pretty cool