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Is anyone listening to more music and why? (Original Post) kentuck May 2020 OP
No. Why would I listen to yet, more music than what we normally do? SWBTATTReg May 2020 #1
More time on your hands? robbob May 2020 #20
I never stopped (musician) so no change in volume but trying to branch out . . . hatrack May 2020 #2
+100 kentuck May 2020 #3
Cider House Rules, Newest True Grit, Anything from john williams! nt USALiberal May 2020 #12
Theme song for Spring 2020 Dirty Socialist May 2020 #4
Subscribed to Nugstv so I could listen to taped live shows. Lochloosa May 2020 #5
I saw them at Red Rocks with some friends. kentuck May 2020 #8
My brother and I go to Mexico for Panic in the Playa every year. Lochloosa May 2020 #21
Cool! kentuck May 2020 #25
Music gets me up and moving and I'm so saturated from 24/7 bad news, so yeah hlthe2b May 2020 #6
I've been listening to the Dead for the last couple of days... kentuck May 2020 #9
Up Jumped Elmore kentuck May 2020 #17
Yep squared Keth May 2020 #7
I love the Beatles beginning with Sgt Peppers and forward thru White Album. kentuck May 2020 #10
I'm retired so no duforsure May 2020 #11
Yes. It moves the savage beast, the stones and senseless trees. C_U_L8R May 2020 #13
Yes, we finally got decent Internet here in rural Virginia (thanks Gov. Northam and Dems!) phylny May 2020 #14
I'm actually listening to less music right now. Aristus May 2020 #15
Xm has a Led Zeppelin channel this month and it's been on most of the days in my house or headphones NightWatcher May 2020 #16
Yes, we're definitely listening to more music. lark May 2020 #18
Yes, there are no sports to distract me. Ferrets are Cool May 2020 #19
Excellent! kentuck May 2020 #24
👍 Ferrets are Cool May 2020 #33
I listen to a considerable amount of music anyway, but yes, because ooky May 2020 #22
No, less. Less noise, less background clutter, I even turn off all tv sound and let subtitles run Baclava May 2020 #23
Sometimes silence is the best music. kentuck May 2020 #26
I've always listened to lots of music but lately I'm listening to more Solfeggio Frequency music NoRoadUntravelled May 2020 #27
I have gotten closer to my old guitar. kentuck May 2020 #28
Nice! NoRoadUntravelled May 2020 #30
Ah, Solfeggio! I've been listening to that a lot, too... Dave Starsky May 2020 #34
Listenting a little more. Certainly writing more music than I usually do! DFW May 2020 #29
Less variety, more music Generic Brad May 2020 #31
I couldn't possibly listen to more music. Iggo May 2020 #32
I already listened to a lot, but yes, even more mvd May 2020 #35

hatrack

(59,830 posts)
2. I never stopped (musician) so no change in volume but trying to branch out . . .
Sun May 10, 2020, 08:30 AM
May 2020

Some classical composers I'd never heard of before, more jazz, and (oddly) more movie soundtracks (Bernard Hermann, Thomas Newman, Jerry Goldsmith - which seem to fit the times).



Lochloosa

(16,184 posts)
5. Subscribed to Nugstv so I could listen to taped live shows.
Sun May 10, 2020, 08:51 AM
May 2020

They have been putting on some great shows. Widespread every Sunday night.

https://nugs.tv/

Lochloosa

(16,184 posts)
21. My brother and I go to Mexico for Panic in the Playa every year.
Sun May 10, 2020, 10:45 AM
May 2020

Only 3500 people for 4 shows. The vibe is great. Well worth the trip. They have cancelled this year for obvious reasons. Maybe 2022.

https://panicenlaplaya.com/

hlthe2b

(103,319 posts)
6. Music gets me up and moving and I'm so saturated from 24/7 bad news, so yeah
Sun May 10, 2020, 08:55 AM
May 2020

I'm trying to listen more. It definitely helps with mood, too.

kentuck

(111,508 posts)
9. I've been listening to the Dead for the last couple of days...
Sun May 10, 2020, 08:57 AM
May 2020

They do some good jamming. I like all sorts of music. My favorites are bluegrass, blues, and rock.

Keth

(184 posts)
7. Yep squared
Sun May 10, 2020, 08:55 AM
May 2020

I didn't think I could listen to more music than I already do. Between listening to my vinyl collection and Sirius Radio, music is playing around me almost 24/7.

I've been spending time listening to artist channels on Sirius radio - like binge watching, I've been binge listening. I love The Beatles and Rolling Stones' channels, and the Fleetwood Mac channel is also a good listen. Their early stuff, before Nicks and Buckingham joined the Mac, is really good. I especially like the albums "Bare Trees" "Mystery to Me" "Heroes Are Hard to Find" and "Then Play On." I'm pleasantly surprised how much they delve into the non Buckingham Nicks history. I even created a playlist on my iTunes with songs by Christine McVie from only her pre-B/N work.

p.s. So, according to Mick as he chuckled, The Beatles "Sun King" was inspired by Fleetwood Mac's "Albatross." There is a similar vibe to the two songs. I thought that was interesting.

Next Up - Binging the David Bowie Channel.

kentuck

(111,508 posts)
10. I love the Beatles beginning with Sgt Peppers and forward thru White Album.
Sun May 10, 2020, 09:00 AM
May 2020

For me, that was their most creative period. I never tire of listening.

duforsure

(11,885 posts)
11. I'm retired so no
Sun May 10, 2020, 09:00 AM
May 2020

I've always loved music of many kinds. I also find a lot of things I've never seen before online like on my smart TV YouTube , and many other new channels . Like older groups not seen when I was very young that never was on TV then.

phylny

(8,433 posts)
14. Yes, we finally got decent Internet here in rural Virginia (thanks Gov. Northam and Dems!)
Sun May 10, 2020, 09:13 AM
May 2020

and we have smooth jazz on in the background. There's just so much MSNBC we can tolerate without feeling anxious.

Aristus

(67,038 posts)
15. I'm actually listening to less music right now.
Sun May 10, 2020, 09:18 AM
May 2020

I still keep music going in my office at work. But my recreational activities with Mrs. Aristus in normal times include the opera and the ballet. All of those artistic venues in Seattle are closed right now.

NightWatcher

(39,343 posts)
16. Xm has a Led Zeppelin channel this month and it's been on most of the days in my house or headphones
Sun May 10, 2020, 09:19 AM
May 2020

I'm listening to way more music lately. Can't focus to read much but music holds my attention nicely.

lark

(23,507 posts)
18. Yes, we're definitely listening to more music.
Sun May 10, 2020, 09:53 AM
May 2020

Some of it is streaming music, like the Tedeschi Trucks Band, and some is just listening to faves on Spotify or Sirius. We have more spare time so we spend some of it this way because it brightens up our lives and puts us in a better place.

Ferrets are Cool

(21,224 posts)
19. Yes, there are no sports to distract me.
Sun May 10, 2020, 10:27 AM
May 2020

So, it's music, music, music. Mostly prog. But, a wee bit of jazz will slip in occasionally.

ooky

(9,087 posts)
22. I listen to a considerable amount of music anyway, but yes, because
Sun May 10, 2020, 10:51 AM
May 2020

the increase has occurred as a replacement for cable news TV in the background. The cable news has gotten so bad I have had to cut it off for a while and put music channels on instead. It improves the atmosphere.

 

Baclava

(12,047 posts)
23. No, less. Less noise, less background clutter, I even turn off all tv sound and let subtitles run
Sun May 10, 2020, 11:01 AM
May 2020

I must be an Anomaly

NoRoadUntravelled

(2,626 posts)
27. I've always listened to lots of music but lately I'm listening to more Solfeggio Frequency music
Sun May 10, 2020, 11:21 AM
May 2020

than I usually do. It's relaxing and I've found it most effective with headphones or earbuds.

Here's the best part; If I listen to it while looking at news stories it keeps me chill where I used to get flabbergasted and snarky.

Love the Dead too, btw. Great choice with this one!

Dave Starsky

(5,914 posts)
34. Ah, Solfeggio! I've been listening to that a lot, too...
Sun May 10, 2020, 01:55 PM
May 2020

It seems perfectly themed to the world we live in today.

DFW

(55,196 posts)
29. Listenting a little more. Certainly writing more music than I usually do!
Sun May 10, 2020, 11:30 AM
May 2020

Free time will do that to you............

Generic Brad

(14,308 posts)
31. Less variety, more music
Sun May 10, 2020, 11:32 AM
May 2020

I was listening to my large, eclectic music library in my car during my commute. But since I work from home, no more. But I have learned my wife listens to the same three Adele songs for hours each day.

Make

It

Stop

!!!!!

Iggo

(47,811 posts)
32. I couldn't possibly listen to more music.
Sun May 10, 2020, 11:59 AM
May 2020

Well, wait.

I have filled in the spaces where I used to watch sports games and sports related television with more music.

So I guess yes I have been.

mvd

(65,241 posts)
35. I already listened to a lot, but yes, even more
Sun May 10, 2020, 02:42 PM
May 2020

due to being inside and for stress relief. Too bad many new releases were delayed.

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