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Old 06 June 2007   #1
Music effects my drawing, i need some peacefull and calm music recomdendations

Music effects my drawing,i need some peacefull and calm music recomdendations.

No words just music.That relaxes.You just don't think about anythin and you just draw.I am sure you guys know some.

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Old 07 July 2007   #2
music

i listen to smoothjazz.com internet radio on itunes while drawing
 
Old 07 July 2007   #3
Music

My drawing professor always played the flaming lips. It was very relaxing.
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Old 07 July 2007   #4
Well, there are words, but they are not at all obtrusive. I would suggest Enya. I listened to her music once trying to get to sleep in a hotel room with an ANNOYINGLY LOUD fan thing. Quite soothing.
 
Old 07 July 2007   #5
Moby-Play Album (some of the songs are very ambient)
Eluvium
Henryk Górecki
Explosions in the sky
Electrelane
Stereolab _usually in french so the lyrics arent distracting
Massive Attack
Kid Loco
Nightmares on Wax
Cocteau Twins (nonsensical lyric, blends into the music)
DJ Shadow
Plone
Orbital
Sigur Ros (nonsensical lyrics, blends into the music)
Su Paka Pooh
The Album Leaf
United Future Organization
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Old 07 July 2007   #6
I know you asked for some calm music.. But how bout giving some breakcore/ IDM a try.

Fast/ melodic / electronica done right is all i can say.. I listen to this kind of stuff while drawing pretty much 100% of the time. You can download full albums and all tracks free from

www.megaangelo.com (good calm one is an album called vidiot, few other artists avaliable all downloads free mp3 format)

other awsome artists you should check out

aphex twin
square pusher
venitian snares
amon tobin
autechre
chris clark

really odd but I truly agree that music influences your drawing.
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Old 07 July 2007   #7
Calm music does seem to help when drawing. I personally listen to New Age music from Sky.FM when sketching.

When modeling, though, I prefer more faster paced music. At the moment, I'm interested in anime so I've been listening to Kawii-Radio.

Music is a very powerful piece of multimedia: it molds our emotions effortlessly.
 
Old 07 July 2007   #8
Listen to Helios, albums "Eingya" and "Unomia". Other than that you could try Between Interval "Secret Observatory", Electronic Forest, Carbon Based Lifeforms, Solar Fields, Aes Dana, Puff Dragon, Cell, Alpha Wave Movement, Fahrenheit Project, Ochre...or simply gon on live365.com and check out ambient.us online radio...
 
Old 07 July 2007   #9
Dispatch... my favorite album by them is Bang Bang, its good carefree music to listen to. Though it has words, the music and beats are very interesting and unique too.
 
Old 07 July 2007   #10
I guess that music is not good when you draw, you loose concentration because of it... At least my drawing mentor think that way, and I alredy read about that in drawing and animation books

I agree with that. Try to work without music, I think that results can be better in this case

Well, anyway, all this is my humble opinion )
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Old 07 July 2007   #11
I was watching a gnomon dvd earlier today, vol 1 by Feng Zhui OR visual story telling vol 1 (I saw both so i'm bot sure which one it was in) but one them said that you pretty much always should work with music. It helps you relax more and even though you are concentrated when you are drawing you're not too concentrated. He said that his brain gets a bit too tired without music and just being concentrated at drawing after about 30min-1h. And I have to agree with that, it's just too quiet without any music.

Another good band is "Bliss" pretty hard to find anything they've done though.
 
Old 08 August 2007   #12
Wink Here you go Buddy ;)

Here is a link to the sounds of the universe, a gift from the 4th Dimension:
http://www.last.fm/listen/artist/Pr.../similarartists

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Old 08 August 2007   #13
I'd really recommend Air if you're looking for something calm. They are mostly instrumental I think but i'm only familiar with their album "Pocket Symphony", which although is not completely without lyrics I find it soothing. Besides that pick your fav jazz or classical (miles davis, "Kind Of Blue" for me). Or try complete silence, might work better. who knows. Hope that helps.

Peace.
 
Old 09 September 2007   #14
I watched Hero [2002] recently, then decided to download the soundtrack, it's really nice, instrumental and slow
 
Old 09 September 2007   #15
Care for Indian classical music? here you go:

for South Indian:
http://www.raaga.com/channels/carnatic/instrumental.asp

for North Indian:
http://www.raaga.com/channels/hindustani/albums.asp

try some... trust me, if you really dig music, you wont regret!
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