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    Music for Drawing

    I have some songs I love to play when I need to get started drawing omn my own.

    I'm looking for super motivational, get off your ass (and back on) and draw music. So far, I've got:

    Curtain Call - Eminem
    Eye of the Tiger - Soul Survivor
    Remember the Name -Fort Minor
    We Are the Champions - Queen
    What's Stopping You? - Semisonic
    Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ford ('Cuz no one wants to work in a coal mine)

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    Depends what it is your gonna draw..

    Industrial landscape, steampunk, etc : industrial music, rock?

    Gangsta's, design orientated and funky : Hip hop?

    Fantasy stuff : LOTR soundtrack, and rock?

    Naked chicks : hmm, porn music?

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    It depends a lot on the tone of what I'm drawing

    mellow- something like Massive Attack
    nihilistic/dark-Ministry, Severed Head of State or World Burns To Death
    funn/funny-Blanks 77, the Vandals
    etc.
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    Sometimes when sketching I like to have music, but other times I can't get into my art as much as I'd like to when music is playing, I like to find my own rythm when painting or drawing, Unless there are couple really good songs that I'd like to make art to, I prefer to keep the music off.
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    Usually I start up my drawing playlist consisting of Ghost in the Shell OST and other songs by Origa.

    The typical music that makes my soul fly. :]
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    I found that music data from a RPG game Witcher goes with pretty much everything, really neat, but right now I'm stuck on Jimi Hendrix and John Frusciante. Depends on the mood really.
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    big fan of einsturzende Neubauten,
    lyrics in German so it doesn't distract you lots of percussion

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUHCl4TUdTA

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9zGUyV5XaA

    varied tempos
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    Just found a cd by a band called hybrid thats pretty awesome. It's a compilation, remixes of orchestration and ambient music, and the second cd is mostly straight trance remixes. Its pretty chill, if thats what your looking for.
    http://www.hybridsoundsystem.com/

    Their regular albums are pretty awesome too.
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    My music varies based on what I'm drawing, so if I'm drawing these:

    Fighter aircraft - Techno, Ace Combat soundtracks

    Celtic-based art - Celtic (Anuna, KiRite and Tsugunai: A Cinnuinuit by Yasunori Mitsuda)

    Contemplative art - Piano pieces (Final Fantasy IV Piano Collections)

    General/Whatever Goes - Either Devil May Cry soundtrack, SHMUP soundtracks (Thunder Force V, Ikaruga, Cave), Power metal
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