๐Ÿฆ„ Chip Uni What (if anything) do you listen to while you're programming, or doing work that requires a lot of concentration?
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๐Ÿ’ช Joe A lot of Spotify. Usually instrumental or harder to understand vocals. Have had it hooked up to last FM so that's fun to look at stats and whatnot last.fm/user/joewrong
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Rai I put my favourite online streaming radios in a git repo and pick from there. github.com/kidd/ra... . Feel free to add yours there!
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๐Ÿ”š Bort Simpson Lou Reed - "Metal Machine Music" on repeat for 8 hours every weekday
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Adsr Music I'm used to.
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Chicken Waffles nothing that has lyrics or singing-including chants by gregorian monks. preferrably uptempo and melodic
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๐Ÿฆž Lob Ster I used to listen to whatever was familiar on repeat -- one year I listened to Sufjan Steven's Christmas album for most of the year! Now I mostly listen to lo-fi hip hop or cafe jazz music , although I'm trying to get used to silence.
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Ian Kettlewell I alternate between music and ambient rain. Music can feel too distracting, but it keeps me motivated.
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Michael Toomim All the wonderful ambient tracks at musicforprogrammin...
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๐Ÿงจ Stephen Coley Anything from metalcore to hiphop to soundtracks to dreampunk. Sometimes I'll put on one of my favorite horror movies.
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โšซ Aaron what kind of metalcore have you been bumping lately?
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๐Ÿšฒ Koen West Recently I have started to use a particular combination of ambient noises with the app Dark Noise (which I can highly recommend), and I now notice that it really gets me in the zone. I have different noises set up for different tasks.
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๐ŸŒš Nlggers I enjoy listening to chillstep and synthpop while programming.
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Sr The "Organic Chill" playlist on Spotify is my go-to. It's interesting but not distracting.
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๐Ÿƒ Matt Harwood Big fan of Lo-fi. Nightride.fm is a good place for cyberpunk / Lo-fi, as well as Youtube...
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David Timmins Freaking amazing! Thank you!
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Xy i like having twitch irl streams running in the background that i don't need to pay attention to. it gives me that coffee shop vibe i miss, which i know not everyone enjoys, but works for me.
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๐Ÿงฌ Thomas This sounds intriguing. Any particular sorts of streams?
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๐Ÿ—จ๏ธ Fui The beautiful and monotonous klic klac of my keyboard. Pure zen.
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๐Ÿ˜ƒ Javier cmd.to chillout
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๐Ÿ‘Œ Ramsey "Lofi beats to chill/study to"
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Nick Thomas Pretty much ditto on that. Love the vibe. Makes me feel like I could go on forever, well till i am no longer productive.
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Joseph Gilmore Yep same. Mostly mixes on SoundCloud or albums on Bandcamp. ChillHop Essential albums are especially good. chillhop.bandcamp....
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Juha My man. Can also reccommend "Podcast Addict" on Android and its electronic radio stations, I think it be called SOMA FM or something of the sorts
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๐Ÿงฉ Ben used to listen to whatever was on spotify, now i realized it's nice to work in silence
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Yo Dude yeah, this #Covid-19 has made me break few of my own stereotypes, one being listening to music while working..
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Mihail Anything instrumental that can move to the background once in 'the zone'. If I like the music too much I never get around to beginning the work. Be Svendsen does the trick for me.
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Van Le Instrumental of pop songs
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Daedalus is there a search term/playlist for it or do you just search "instrumental <pop song>"?
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