Hacking music of choice

This topic contains 14 replies, has 11 voices, and was last updated by  Anquilas 9 years, 2 months ago.

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  • #4869
     Anquilas 
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    Hi m8s,

    I was wondering, just for fun: what kind of music do you guys like to listen to while hacking/doing other comp stuff?

    I myself often like something calm, like reggea (Bob -, Ziggy -, Damien Marley, Eek-a-Mouse), or stuff like Massive Attack and St. Germain.
    Although I love other style’s of music (electro, metal), I find it harder to focus with them on during all-night programming/comp fiddling, but that’s offcourse a very person-specific view.

    If you can name some groupnames with your hacking musicstyle’s, please do! I might find some inspiration to expand that particular playlist 🙂

  • #30655
     KrisTeason 
    Participant

    I put on some epic music –  Songs that put me in the hacking mood have been Requiem for a Dream, Dracul & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFS4zYWxzNA&feature=related. Streaming Tags Trip from http://somafm.com/ helps me out sometimes too!

  • #30656
     Dengar13 
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    I am like-minded with you two, but I am a bit stranger I think:  AIR, Anthrax, Basement Jaxx, Daft Punk, Dam-Funk, Deee-Lite, DJ Shadow, Dr. Dre, Dreadzone, Empire of the Sun, Erykah Badu, Flying Lotus, Grateful Dead, GWAR, Hooverphonic, Jamiroquai, Jazzanova, KISS (Music From the Elder), Lawnmower Deth, Lemon Jelly, Massive Attack, Megadeth, Morcheeba, Mux Mool, The Orb, Portishead, Ronald Jenkees, Roy Ayers, Royksopp, Sorcerer, Stakka Bo, St. Germain, and Them Crooked Vultures are the top for me.  

    Sorry for the rambling…I love music just a little while during pen testing.   ;D

  • #30657
     Anquilas 
    Participant

    That is one nice (alphabetically sorted) list  😀

  • #30658
     pizza1337 
    Participant

    This will sound weird.
    Ice Cube, Tupac, DMX, WC & Maad Circle, westside connection, immortal technique, and other old stuff.

  • #30659
     rattis 
    Participant

    Depending where I am, there might be a tv on in the background. However I usually don’t listen to anything. I  used to listen to heavy rock and metal when doing stuff, but enjoy the silence (or as close as I can get to it) now.

  • #30660
     MicroJay 
    Participant

    I would have to say anything that gets you in the ‘mood’!  😉
    For myself, it’s just background noise since I am concentrating and blocking out the sounds of little feet running around the house!

    Can range from classical to 80’s genre!

  • #30661
     j0rDy 
    Participant

    @dengar13 wrote:

    I am like-minded with you two, but I am a bit stranger I think:  AIR, Anthrax, Basement Jaxx, Daft Punk, Dam-Funk, Deee-Lite, DJ Shadow, Dr. Dre, Dreadzone, Empire of the Sun, Erykah Badu, Flying Lotus, Grateful Dead, GWAR, Hooverphonic, Jamiroquai, Jazzanova, KISS (Music From the Elder), Lawnmower Deth, Lemon Jelly, Massive Attack, Megadeth, Morcheeba, Mux Mool, The Orb, Portishead, Ronald Jenkees, Roy Ayers, Royksopp, Sorcerer, Stakka Bo, St. Germain, and Them Crooked Vultures are the top for me.  

    Sorry for the rambling…I love music just a little while during pen testing.   ;D

    how the hell did THAT get in there 😉

    i must agree on the rap/hiphop…very nice to chill in some good beats…besides that i like to listen to dutch hardcore (also known as gabber) once in a while.

  • #30662
     Dengar13 
    Participant

    I am very open minded and that was just my short list.   😉

  • #30663
     delusion 
    Participant

    Currently going through the electrical era, mainly music without words, although if am going through noddy tasks, my taste could venture off into pretty much anything.

    To name a few:
    The Crystal Methods/Faithless/Orbital/Massive Attack/Hard house/Dre/Eminem/Bob/Radiohead

    Being going through Rock music, anything too hardcore seems to anger me, so I generally listen to a lot of chilled music.

  • #30664
     Jhaddix 
    Participant

    Spiderlabs (trustwave’s hackers) has a radio mix off of itunes, really good stuff:

    http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/spiderlabs-radio/id300567984

  • #30665
     Ketchup 
    Participant

    I am a big fan of pandora.com. 

  • #30666
     UNIX 
    Participant

    For pandora.com a proxy is needed if located outside the US, due to licensing constraints. Shouldn’t be a problem though.

  • #30667
     Jhaddix 
    Participant

    I used to love Pandora untill i found Grooveshark 😉

  • #30668
     Anquilas 
    Participant

    @jhaddix wrote:

    I used to love Pandora untill i found Grooveshark 😉

    Awesome. Didn’t know this one yet, but been using it all day at work, and loving it so far. Thanks!

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