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The /mu/ Wiki:

Discover music:

Check the catalog before making a new thread >>>/mu/catalog

Personal music/band projects should go in Bandcamp/Soundcloud general threads.

>If the Feels brought you here, search in the catalog before starting a new thread. If they aren't vaguely music related, go to >>>/r9k/

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Post your tunes! I want this to be more than a soundcloud thread! I'll start us off:https://soundcloud.com/milkywayv/sets/the-best-mixtape-youve-ever-heard
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>experimental hip-hop
>musique concrete
>2 new singles out
nice stuff mann I'm really like Faction of Deer Pt. 1
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> synthwave, newretro, outrun, retrowave
> complex grooves, fat synths, shreddy guitars with a lot of cheesiness

feel free to check out the rest of our stuff - we would love to hear some feedback from you people!
thanks man which one are you ill check your stuff out!
I'm OP

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It's August everyone!

The point of these threads is to encourage people to look for new and interesting music. We do this by listening to and, ideally, discussing albums we've never heard before. Many of us already listen to new music daily; these people are in it to venture out of their comfort zone by listening to albums they otherwise wouldn't have, or just to have a good time.
We track our progress using calendars, which we fill with the albums we listen to on each day, and a rating of some sort for all of them. There are templates in mega link at the end of this post. We encourage you to write the albums' titles and the artists' names somewhere on your calendar. We don't have any tools for creating these calendars; we use simple image editing softwares.
You can predetermine a schedule for a month, or you can report back on whatever album you randomly picked every day. Many of us make our schedules interesting in various ways, popular ones being genre restrictions, new releases, and recs from the /daily/ community.

Anyone can start the threads, but usually one of /daily/'s dedicated trips starts them. If the thread is not yet up by 15:30 GMT, we encourage you to start it! Just be sure to use the standard OP. Of course you can start it earlier than that too, but nobody ever does. So hey!

Most importantly, have fun!

Plug DJ:

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that would be sick, i should start training my voice
They have an absurdly varied discography. Someone I know put together a guide to almost every single one of their albums: https://rateyourmusic.com/list/Hakita/a_bulls_heaven___the_best_releases_by_bull_of_heaven/
I'm in for 2010 tourney
Someone had previously picked their album from last year for that respective tourney and also lost
I really feel like they just go through the motions of what to expect for the genre
Yeah it was enjoyable, but it was everything it was expected to be and nothing more
wrong one https://rateyourmusic.com/list/Hakita/a_bull_of_heaven_diary___reviewing_every_bull_of_heaven_release_in_order/

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Post 0/10s
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how can you die... when you're already dead?
easy 0/10
that album is literally My Chemical Romance with screamo vocals

oh boy here we go
guess i have no choice

Have an hour to waste. Lay all your album suggestions here.

I'll listen to anything. Except Bowie.
Ziggy Sawdust
The fuck OP.

How patrician are you?
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That's just an unholy mixture of Scarufficore, p4kcore and RYMcore
ughhhhhh say that again in like a year or two when your brain fully develops
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answer the question bro
I'm guessing you're in the 18-20 range? There's no other way you'd be into this mediocre label as much as you are
>still avoiding to answer the question with actual criticism
your pleb is showing

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Post plot-twist/mindfuck albums
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It's Madlib behind the mask

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sup /mu/
where do I start with them? what's their most accessible release?
>inb4 their first album like you would for any other
literally their first album

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Posting the undisputed GOAT Disney OST
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How about this? Which Disney soundtrack was the weakest?
Brother Bear, maybe.
Probably some direct to DVD movie
pocahontas ost was so saccharine it was cringe inducing

hey guys i tried this thread a few days ago but it never really took off. I've put a lot of thought into this so i was hoping i could get some discussion going.

I've made this thread as a response to the many people who claim to not understand the appeal of drone music. Now of course this isn't the only reason why people like drone, but i believe that spiritual factors play a much larger role in the general appreciation of drone music than many people think.


John 1:1
"in the beginning was the word, and the word was with God, and the word was God"

Hinduism regards the mantra OM as a sacred sound which when vibrated in your throat during meditation, can alter your state of consciousness, and bring you closer to God.

Pandit Pran Nath (a hindustani classical artist who was the main inspiration for La Monte Young) once wrote "Nadam brahmam" which translates to "sound is God"

The law of vibration states that everything in the universe consists of energy and that energy is vibration. Transitively, everything in the universe is vibration.
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It's just a topographic map... that's "sacred geometry" for you

>Sonic Youth
what about them? i'm sure they can have some of the same effects if they stay on the same note for a long time. also maybe if the shoegaze is really fuzzy and indistinguishable.. but idk
hey op i just want you to know, while i tried derailing earlier, i do think youre thinking of something super neat, but it just doesnt really work with me, either way, i think it's a neat idea
>It's just a topographic map
wut? also, sacred or not it's pretty incredible that a sound wave can do that
yes... as with any medium.
bro, let's get some Shugo Tokumaru

One of these threads
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Way too underrated
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Hey /mu/

Why do women normally have such shit taste in music?
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Missed the get
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>Listening to music to be "interesting"

I remember being 14 too.
90% of women i've come across listen to music because "this makes me happy and makes me want to dance". Then you have the "scene" girls who populate certain genres to be part of the clothing and fashion. Lots of women don't really willingly even listen to music. So for most women, it's either a fashion accessory or bangers at the club. You obviously have girls genuinely into indie (not just for the scene - hipsters), but very few.

Seriously, think of how many genres exist and try and think of any of your female friends who are into any of those.....black metal, prog rock, tech house and on and on. You'll find 90% of the ones you know are into top 40 or EDM bangers. Men have a much broader taste across hundreds of genres.

Women just don't connect much emotionally with music outside the top 40 or entry level indie/emo.

When you think about it, many genres of music are more aggressive and abrasive.....testosterone fueled I guess? I don't think they can relate to that stuff outside maybe an angry puberty phase or something.

I also notice a lot of indie/emo girls do often have serious deep rooted anger issues, whereas indie dudes are often very chill.
its important for women to be socially conscious

biologically men have to take risks and not care about social norms as much. just be great. it sounds retarded to talk about this when it comes to music taste, but stay with me.

this biological lack of understanding/care for social norms is also why men are more likely to be criminals, socially oblivious neets, but also ignore the spoonfeeding of mainstream music

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Metal General


Old thread: >>57793841
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forgot pic
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+++furia, chelsea wolfe, .neon, emptiness
-lifelover gorgoroth (n-no offence, just don't like them)

sick as always
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>Starting not just my new job but my career tomorrow
>tfw I listen to Time waits for no slave today
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>mfw you get to th title track

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Hello /mu/. My most recent album is Bloom from 2012. I wanna be a little more updated with music. Can you recommend me the "must hear" albums of 2013, 14, 15? Ty.
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Remove SremmLife and it's perfect.
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hahahahahaha fuck

Seriously though. Music that treads between commerciality and artistic expression (ie. Pop music as it was understood in the 60s) is done. If we're turning to Vampire Weekend as purveyors of our culture, we're fucked. They make some okay stuff. I like em, but we truly are born in the wrong generation fam, our elders are laughing at us.
OP listen to this http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=onJjd1I1o_U
>must listen

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Stop right there! Take a screenshot of your music player and post it here. Rate your current track.
>8/10 some really good desert rock a la Earth but lighter and more melodic

Also, general foobar thread as well, always interested in hearing how others have designed their own foobar.
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>window manager
I assume you mean Desktop Environment.

XFCE is GOAT brev, what you on about?
Also I don't want a Tilting WM
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10/10 The only ultraviolence i listen to.
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How do I setup my foobar to look like yours?
I've only had the player for a couple of days and your look is pretty much all I've been searching for
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You guys don't like that I'm listening on shuffle, do you? Or maybe that I'm using iTunes.

Rating: Sweet psychedelic sitar.

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