What music do you listen to?


That bagpiper is playing outside Fremantle Markets - i.e. West Australia (Fremantle is Perth’s “port”)…


I like a range of stuff from Veela & Laura Brehm on the softer side to Paramore (their older stuff), Skillet, Nightwish, Lacuna Coil, Linkin Park, Tool, Rage against the machine, Sound Garden, Foo fighters, Muze etc.

Nightwish is my current obsession. Such amazing talent and depth to their music. :slight_smile:

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The priests of Google! The temples of FB.


Greek? As in Vasilis Tsitsanis? Rembetika? COOL!
Armenian? As in Djivan Gasparyan? Richard Hagopian? WOW!
and on and on!


Yes I like Rembetika - e.g. “The Athenians”, but I like Pontic Greek music too - as practised by the fantastic Areti Ketime… I love the mix of what we think of as possibly Turkish or Middle-Eastern, and Greek, in the Pontic Greek music “sound”… I’m no scholar, I listen to what sounds good to me… And Areti has a great voice (even as an 11 year old) and her playing of the hooded dulcimer : but especially her rendition of Tzivaeri, which she did at the opening ceremony of the Athens Olympics.

I lived in Greece as a child, often in places outside of the typical tourist areas (e.g island Kythera at the bottom of the Peloponnese, in 1971) - remember hearing a lot of Greek music at the time… then when we came back to Australia, my parents would often play a couple of Mikis Theodorakis albums they had in their collection.

One of my favourite Rembetika artists was George Mouflouzelis - been deceased 20+ years or more?

I also love the stuff that George Xylouris from Crete (we lived in Crete too, Iraklion) does with Australian drummer Jim White : “Xylouris White”…

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What a great variety…
And so fitting within our overall topic GNU/Linux.
It’s all about the freedom of choice and one’s own liking.

Have a nice start of the week, you all!


AC/DC - but NOT with Brian Johnson - Bon Scott is the only era of AC/DC I’ll listen too

I would have agreed with you, until AC/DC released Razors Edge, circa 91. Thunderstruck blow my socks off, it had that old RAW power, the band had, when Bon Scott was about. This was after quietly suffering, listening to both my daughters, choice of music of the late 80’s and early 90’s dross.

Papa got a brand new…!


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Anything from the 60’s and 70’s. Beatles, Stones, Abba, Mamas & Papas. There has been nothing since then, except maybe Queen.


To make it easier, here is a link to a YouTube of my top pick for music to listen to while programming.
The group, Dawn of MIDI, uses all acoustic instruments to mimic the sound of electronics. Everyone, including the piano, is playing tuned percussion.
I recommend this as the most innovative sounds I have ever heard.

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I’d like to state, technically you are right, but (as speaking for me) the YT-Links are to illustrate the music we listen to, just as examples that are easy to click and “hear/watch”…


Not necessarily as the question was what music do you listen and not how do you listen to it? There are therefore no contradictions to answers given here.

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A prophecy from 1979.


Sex sells, regardless of talent and ability.

Virtually all music is manufactured these days, with aspiring singers getting air time doing a rendition of a known artist on some “Got Talent” TV show, the notion of them of them playing small clubs to get recognition for their ability of writing an original song or playing an instrument (keyboard or guitar), are gone.


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You are right but still not entirely.

  1. Not all videos posted are actual videos, some of them are just animated lyrics and/or still pictures. So not real videos, after all.
  2. I listen to all the music listenable in those videos, almost always without using the videos, or if I actually use YouTube, then I have it running in the background without watching the video or picture in the video.

Therefore I think that the question is still correct, even when most links are YouTube links.
Thank you for the suggestion anyway and also for reminding me to post a couple of radio links.

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Because people are creative and just because it is technically only a “video” site, doesn’t mean nobody will post a picture and upload it as a video with a corresponding soundtrack.

I think you misunderstand something there. I would agree with you if I had no idea how the scenes and sub-cultures of music on YouTube works. The pictures are part of the sub-culture attached to the music.

If you listen to “super cool manly” house music, you will always see tuned expensive cars in the background.

If you listen to Tropical House music, then you will see an island with a lot of sand and a hut in the background.

If you listen to Harsh Wall Noise you will see this:

If you listen to Drumcore, you will see stuff like this:

What you see as a picture is determined by the according sub-culture.
In the case of Deep House and Future House it is associated with hipster bois and gurlz who are sometimes not entirely clothed and

doing something hipster, like looking weirdly into the camera. It’s the sub-culture.


You don’t need to look at the girl the entire time just because you listen to the music, you might as well look at the speakers where the music comes from. :wink:


I feel like posting more examples on different themes coming with different sub-cultures:
I am trying to post the video with the most representative theme/picture/animation.

Goa Psytrance

Hipster Deep & Future House

Certain type of Japanese Pop music

Everything related to Vocaloid

J-Pop Girl Version

K-Pop Girl Version

Future House


Drumcore 1st Example

Drumcore 2nd Example

Drumcore 3rd Example

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I’ll put something different here.

And this is my son (few years ago): :smiley:

Listening to some soundtrack stuff :

Love this movie, and the soundtrack… reckon I might watch the movie again tonight, been a few years since I last watched it… Got everything good, that could be good, about a “hard sci fi” movie:

  • David Bowie’s son Duncan Jones made it.
  • Clint Mansell did the soundtrack.
  • The awesome Sam Rockwell stars in it (and we won’t mention the “allegedly” disgraced actor who did the robot’s voice).

New Rammstein album “RAMMSTEIN” came out today : pre-ordered last night, got it this morning, 17/05/2019 :

Love it!
Hab viel Spaß!