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what do you listen to?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Azazel of LA, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. Azazel of LA

    Azazel of LA Guest

    So when playing UO I was just wondering what do you listen to? I myself turn off the in game music and tend to pick a random CD and just let it play. (lately it seems to be Machinehead - "The Blackening" more then anything else)
     
  2. Oriana

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    Generally I don't listen to anything while I play, I even have the music in game turned off, so I can hear when the girls are screaming..."Mom where's this?" "Mom she won't stop touching me" Well okay I guess that qualifies as listen to something. When the girls go back to school. it'll be either WRR or my favorite local radio station.

    Ori
     
  3. Emil Ispep

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    Tv on in the bg most of the time.. history channel, cnn, Cubs if theyre on.. When it comes to music.. Hmmm.. recently: Bob marley, 97.9FM, espn radio, n a lil pink floyd (animals)
     
  4. Azazel of LA

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    oh for a heads up on some good listening , if you like Sevendust and Alterbridge they will be doing a live accoustic performance for my local radio station today at 1pm EST wich you can listen to streaming online at www.wccc.com . Im sure this will be an awsome accoustic set. Sorry to go a lil OT there but ........ :coco:
     
  5. Emil Ispep

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    Not a big fan of AlterCreed.. ;)
     
  6. Lord Richard

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    My wife ranting about whatever is on her mind atm.........:violin:
     
  7. Black Sun

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    I have always had the game music shut off. I never cared for it. But, generally I have the TV on in the background. Maybe it's my ADD but I have a hard time concentrating on just one thing at a time. Back when I worked 2nd shift, I used to get up at 6 and play uo while listening to the Bob and Tom show.
     
  8. I listen to the game sounds themselves. I've never had the music on, and actually turning music off is one of the first things I do in any game. There are a lot of things in game that you have to hear the sounds of to know when/if it's time to do something else, or if you've failed at doing what you just tried to.
     
  9. Azazel of LA

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    Ive only been married a lil over a year and already learned to tune mine out :) . I had a 6 year test drive before we got married so I had plenty of time to practice :thumbsup: .
     
  10. Azazel of LA

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    Alterbride is ok , I couldnt stand the singer of Creed so Im just glad hes gone.
     
  11. TorAnn

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    Why Whispering Rose Radio of course :)
     
  12. Kiminality

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    If I need to concentrate, generally nothing...
    Otherwise, I usually watch something on the second monitor.
    Or, listen to whatever LastFM decides fits my musical tastes.
     
  13. FarukAlazar

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    I keep the game sounds on, turn the game music off, and listen to either ESPN radio or my station on Pandora Radio.
     
  14. Basara

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    As my music tastes are fairly eclectic, it could be almost anything...

    If I'm in an area where I can't get the music to shut off, I just listen to it (I like the in-game music too much to turn it completely - plus, every time I HAVE turned off the music, I end up dying a LOT, because I don't have any audio cue as to which mode I'm in, and either end up attacking my pets, or not defending myself)

    In areas where the game isn't providing music (or I've used a music box to turn it off), I've been known to listen to the following...

    Asia (Astra & Aqua albums)
    Enya
    music from the .hack// series of games and anime (how meta is listening to music from a story about a futuristic MMORPG while playing an MMORPG?)

    AC/DC
    Queen
    the non-stop megamixes of the Dance Dance Revolution games (2nd, 3rd, 4th, Max2/7th, and Strike/Festival)

    And, the music of The Great Luke Ski....
     
  15. wrekognize

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    Radiohead

    Beck

    Mutemath

    Are my top 3
     
  16. LeBaiton

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    Either one of these below gets played a lot...

    Daft Punk - Discovery, Metallica - Master of Puppets and Garage Inc, 30 Seconds to Mars - A Beautiful Lie, Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare, Foo Fighters - Echoes Silence Patience Grace, Muse - Black Holes and Revelations, Presidents of the United States of America - Presidents of the United States of America, The Prodigy - Music for the Jilted Generation, Sabaton - Primo Victoria, The Cardigans - Gran Turismo

    And when I want to chill, The Shawshank Redemption Soundtrack... :p
     
  17. Zodiac19

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    TV is always on while i'm playing UO. It's mostly just noise, I don't multi-task computer stuffs and TV very well.
     
  18. Uriah Heep

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    Uriah Heep ;)

    Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Pink Floyd
    Grand Funk Railroad
    Queensryche
    Black sabbath
    Heart
    Steppenwolf

    (yeah, I'm old :p)
     
  19. Ni-

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    I occasionally change out the UO MP3s for other songs I have. e.g. Sometimes I use 'Enter the Sandman' as the War Mode song.

    Sometimes I turn the music off and listen to my Music library.

    Sometimes I just like to play with the designed music.

    Currently there's no TV near my Computer, so that's out of the question.
     
  20. maujai

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    Whenever I am dungeon crawling or at one of the champs I will listen to one of the Tool albums, APC or some Megadeth.
     
  21. Velvathos

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    I listen to

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c98gIxCe1zo

    Lyrics:

    It cannot be seen
    But there's blood on the green
    Only god knows I'm innocent
    Take me, take me home
    A dark seed reigns in me
    Like the storm rules over the sea
    I challenge thee, do not cross this bridge alone

    Don't dare me now
    The threatening shadows will pass by
    There're getting closer now
    Open your eyes
    Wake up my dear young friend
    And hate shall fade away

    I will not move, yet
    I'll stand still, instead

    There on the battlefield he stands
    Down on the battlefield he's lost
    And on the battlefield it ends

    War and anger shall reign
    The clash of iron can be heard
    By blindness you're driven insane
    I'm lost in anguish and grief
    Sorrow won't wane 'til you die
    A shattered body deeply hurt
    And darkness will cover the light
    It's gone forevermore

    The field's been left in sorrow
    The father and the son
    They're gone

    The sun shines bright
    And anger rises
    Lorn and lonely
    Torn apart
    Don't you think
    It's time to stop now
    We were charmed and fooled by the old serpent's kiss

    Let's pray
    That heaven is on our side
    Through violence and horror
    Shall honour arise

    So let's pray
    And blessed shall be our leader
    We follow the noble and bright

    Don't you hear me crying
    Crying
    Come take me away
    I hallow thy name

    There on the battlefield he stands
    Down on the battlefield he's lost
    And on the battlefield it ends

    War and anger shall reign
    The clash of iron can be heard
    By blindness you're driven insane
    I'm lost in anguish and grief
    Sorrow won't wane 'til you die
    A shattered body deeply hurt
    And darkness will cover the light
    It's gone forevermore

    That's what minstrel sing
    Join in the horrible screams
    Take part in murderous deeds
    Renowned be the lion-hearted
    Join in the minstrelsy
    Wailing in endless grief
    It eagerly longs for more
    Broken bodies lay down on the ground

    Blood sheds all over the place
    The green will be stained forever
    And hate reigns all over the field
    They keep struggling on in anger

    Fiercely intense
    Outrageous, too blind to see
    And in pain they keep on singing
    We claim the land for the highlord
    God bless the land and our highlord

    War and anger shall reign
    The clash of iron can be heard
    By blindness you're driven insane
    I'm lost in anguish and grief
    Sorrow won't wane 'til you die
    A shattered body deeply hurt
    And darkness will cover the light
    It's gone forevermore

    Perfectly resembles the game of which I play...
     
  22. Violence

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    A movie is always playing on one of my comps(last one was Insanitarium, good stuff), a really large list of MP3s from 80's to EBM and Industrial on another, and there's always the VOIP software running.

    And my girlfriend sitting next to me, discussing many interesting things, UO related or not.

    I like to keep myself very busy most of the times.. :danceb:

    Did I mention some single-player game(currently Crysis.. AGAIN.. On "Hard") with the Menu Screen up, as I don't pay much attention, on that other comp at the corner?
     
  23. Lady_Mina

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    I usualy listen to trance music or Lebanese music.
     
  24. Crysta

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    The REAL UO music. You know, the stuff it shipped with way back when. Not the LBR crap.
     
  25. Lady_Mina

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    I'm already sick and tired of my dawn's music box ..although i have 34 tracks in it.
     
  26. Experimental

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    Within Temptation, Bush, Tool/A Perfect Circle, Staind, Radiohead, Everclear, a little Arch Enemy, Iced Earth, a little Lamb of God, Opeth, NIN, AIC, Nightwish and about a dozen other Death/Goth/Black/Thrash/Melodic or anythingelseyouwanttocallit metal bands.
     
  27. Krystal

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    mostly Pink Floyd
    sometimes the radio, tuned to a station that plays 60, 70s & 80s rock :danceb:
     
  28. jimmy81

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    Machine Head FTW!!! i mostly have tiger games on the tv when i play. im a big type o fan as well
     
  29. Oh good grief ... this is just too good to pass up.

    <enter smart-aleck remark>
    Why I listen to the voices in my head that tell me I should do such-and-so!!
    <exit smart-aleck remark>

    Actually, nothing ... I shut off the UO tunage and prefer to not have anything distract me.
     
  30. Dermott of LS

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    Pandora.com

    I mix the following:

    Bonepony (artist)
    Dixie Dregs (artist)
    Final Fanstay
    Aqualung (song)

    The mix that creates generally works well for me musically... it's not too hard, but has given some surprising results.
     
  31. Llewen

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    For me sounds in games are an important part of the game (you can often hear danger before you can see it, and you can do things like tell what spells have been cast on your pet, etc.), so I generally don't listen to anything that would distract me from hearing what is going on. I also have adhd, but for me that means that if there is more than one thing going on near me, be it music or t.v. etc., it is really hard for me to accomplish anything.
     
  32. Basara

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    Mina, the best tracks are some of the uncommons and rares - I'm especially partial to the rares "Valoria Ships" & "Selim's Bar" (the latter actually a Strike Commander BGM added to UO as an Easter Egg)
     
  33. Barry Gibb

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    Right ON!! I had Animals in, on repeat, during the first night of Moonglow. The night the rift opened to an alternate Glow. It must have went at least 5-6 time through. There is just something about Dogs that zones me in on killing things in UO.

    In general though, I listen to classic rock, the local "whatever station" (you know the ones that say "we play everything", but oftentimes "everything includes the crappy stuff too), or a random sporting event that I want to half pay attention to.

    Stayin Alive,

    BG
     
  34. Mechanic

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    Team Sleep!

    I can't believe it hasn't been mentioned yet.
     
  35. Dermott of LS

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    Division Bell has been my Floyd addiction for a while now... just an amazingly well put together album.
     
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    I put in a random DVD. If I'm still playing when the movie ends, it's time to take a break.
     
  37. GarthGrey

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    Didn't you quit, and post a goodbye and everything?
     
  38. Skwiz

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    Avenged Sevenfold - Waking the Fallen CD

    /end
     
  39. BardMal

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    Couple well primed squirt guns with food coloring will fix them up real good. that'd learn'm young'ngs to pipe down during mom's UO hours! Werks just a little better on cats too.

    I listen to Ally tell me what I should be doing in game when I play UO.
     
  40. Xaphan

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    Whoever is calling targets! and if thats not going on then pure amerikan metal!
     
  41. Otis Firefly

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    i pretty much always have slipknot/mudvayne or some pantera playing... tis called motivation music!
     
  42. Ivan - MT

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    All I listen to is Hardradio.com, the best old school & new heavy metal on the web...and uncut.:D
     
  43. Erekose

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    It varies for me. A lot of the time if I'm playing UO I'm on Ventrillo so I don't have any loud music on at all. Sometimes I listen to my own recordings (guitar), sometimes I pick something random from my huge collection of MP3's. My tastes vary from classical to blues to rock to jazz and everything in between.