But once in a while, I’ll hear something that makes me go, “ooh, this is genuinely new to my ears”. Love those moments.’

I gave up trying to find music I really like years ago. It’s so rare that I hear something I REALLY like. I need surprise, variety, unexpected patterns I’ve never heard, discord, precision, analog mess, 8-bit, orchestral, and textures lots of textures, and speed… raw speed as well as “take me on a journey”… and it’s a pain in the butt looking.

So, what I usually do instead is find _something_ in every song I hear that i like.. .something I can appreciate. I have yet to find a piece of music that I can’t appreciate somehow.

But once in a while, I’ll hear something that makes me go, “ooh, this is genuinely new to my ears”. Love those moments.’

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What happens to me with music is like what happens to me with snacks.

Once upon a time, I loved chips called “Bravos”. Couldn’t get enough. Bought a bag for lunch every day. Loved it every day. It was fantastic!

After six months, it was suddenly cardboard. Next day, cardboard. Waited a week? cardboard. Waited a month? cardboard. A couple of years later? cardboard.

Totally spoiled my taste for it by overindulging.

So, music is like that for me.

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damn it, and it happens so far. Six hours ago, the composer of this:
https://triponacci.bandcamp.com/track/anthropocene

shared it with me. Heard it – loved it! New stuff I haven’t heard before.

I downloaded the album.

Now I’m listening to it a second time..

I know every note that’s coming before it comes now and the ‘new flavor’ is gone. I still like it better than most stuff I hear but once I can predict the notes it gets harder to get that “oh wow i like this so much” feeling.

One freakin’ listen and it’s etched. grr. I need musical amnesia.

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Oh I’ve done that too! Sometimes a song gets ‘stuck’ and I have to hear it over and over again. Hm, the list of those songs is probably like 100-200 tops if I went through them all.

Yeah, those are the songs that I enjoy every time I hear them. They’re uncommon but I have them too.

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here’s what I hate though: when I’ve saturated with a song and a friend LOVES it and I have to hear it over and over and over again. I hear ONE note and my brain starts screaming, so I start mentally writing a counterpoint to it or change the words or something.

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Oh this is fantastic for my ears: I’m listening to this: https://triponacci.bandcamp.com/track/stay-close-to-the-fire and I clicked on your song and I’m hearing both simutlaneously. The beats are matching up, yours is slower tempo and the one I was already listening has hyper-fast tempo.. and they’re mostly matching up.

Ear treat.

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I’m trying it again, this time with the next song on the Psy Ren track to see if it meshes nicely together. So far, so good. I love textures and while I can’t follow three people talking at once, I can hear several songs at once. I’m so glad I never got into drugs ’cause I’d be one of those that needs weirder and wierder fixes.

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The chant with the rap and the electronic speed beat… it’s a great combo for me.

 

jesus, even the breaks are matching up. I just pressed play at the same time and it’s working.

It was just one of those weird coincidences. I pressed play on the video and then the song on my computer and it was matching up surprisingly well.

So after it finished, I downloaded A Tribe Called Red song that I just heard, threw it in audacity and there it was.

They just happened to be in the same key and while the other song I was listening to was at a faster beat, it was at a multiple of the Red tribe song.

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I guess in a way it shouldn’t be surprising ’cause they’re both “trance” type songs (not specifically trance genre but i mean they’re the kinds of songs you let yourself get sucked into and stay for a while)

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oh this is too much fun for me. I downloaded the other Tribe called red song and checkie this out? The 2nd song, once you get past the voice-over, lines up. The total length of the two songs and the length of that one song I had = same length.

[plus it turns out I mixed in the wrong order but it still worked out]

Meh, I should’ve been a DJ. Good thing I wasn’t though – they have to have such libraries on hand.

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Totally unrelated but I have no respect — remember I said I heard the two songs matching up? (well three)  I left it unlisted but I wanted at least you and the person who made the electronic thing to hear this.

Might be garbage to your ears or beautiful – it was my first time hearing any of these songs – but I love when beats match and mismatch and when the… syncopation is that the word – is just a little off expectations.

keeping it unlisted but it was fun to put together and listen to.
https://vid.me/PP0CQ

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