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NEED HELP: Musical inspiration

2011-01-14 16:54:17 by xKore
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So i need some inspiration.

Could you link me to some music that I probably haven't heard before that is inspiring, not in the emotional sense, but in the musical sense? Something that's different from the norm is ideal. I don't care about genres or if it's new or old. You can post stuff that isn't music, but it has to be a form of art.

thanks

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NEED HELP: Musical inspiration


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FatKidWitAJetPakFatKidWitAJetPak

2011-01-14 17:21:24

Well, its a bit more emotional than you are wanting but hell its the best ambient music I have ever heard.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdz3ya lNkPM

xKore responds:

emotional is fine.

thanks


DLBeezyDLBeezy

2011-01-14 17:34:32

Gorillaz - Dirty Harry. For some reason every time I hear this song I end up opening FL.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NOeDP rJPao

I think you'll like this remix.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdiQ61 ZP6tc

xKore responds:

ah gorillaz, good choice. also, you've got me back into dada life now.


AtundraAtundra

2011-01-14 17:42:17

Most mind-easing peaceful song i know :)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dr1-WD -mUOI
Honestly,, Waterflame is the most inspiring person for music i have ever known, the only reason i got FL studio was because of this king.
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/liste n/291458
and a song by me, who knows you might like it?
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/liste n/390363

I hope you like at least one of these songs :)


BuoyBuoy

2011-01-14 17:50:30

ok so here are some specific songs that have helped me in times of dire need of inspiration. in splendid 96kbps format from youtube videos for your convenience.

Not too much of a fan of the first one but I love the sounds in it, and the second one is cool too. feelgood music.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLOGsO vg8uo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqkzR0 sdtuU

some awesome mix of house and big band jazz, which is worth watching just for the dance
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twqM56 f_cVo

a song with a nice fast triplet rhythm kind of rhythm, makes me want to trip around and make similar songs.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnzYsN ymOJ4

I personally rip this song off ALL the time:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFt4qL Rawgg

All pat metheny songs except two have excellent melodies. It's fusion jazz.

and a straight out chillout song, just for good measure.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHLBE_
2fEvo

xKore responds:

Thanks for introducing me to Lemaitre, i really dig their sound, them and royskopp are exactly what i need right now.


UncleSqueezinsUncleSqueezins

2011-01-14 21:12:22

I tend to find Boards of Canada pretty inspiring. They've got a really unique and peaceful sound. Here's two of my favorites by them:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrBZeW jGjl8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIjy1G _JWXY

I can't think of any more at the moment but I'll post again if I do. Hope this helped.


UncleSqueezinsUncleSqueezins

2011-01-14 21:27:25

Ahh....2 more artists come to mind.

Aphex Twin:

This guy makes some great stuff. I gotta say "Windowlicker" is my favorite by him. However, his less popular stuff his probably the most inspiring. Here's some links:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fmo1S jn7dg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhHkUg -QCwk&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-US91 WU8zA&feature=related

World's End Girlfriend:

I've just recently discovered this guy and I've only listened to a few of his songs, but his work is so out there that you trip balls just listening to it. I've gotten some great ideas for my music just by listening to the song "Singing Under the Rainbow" by him. Here's a link to that:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtNntF Ucar0

Again, hope this helped.


dietsnapple135dietsnapple135

2011-01-15 01:16:56

I really hope he's heard of Aphex Twin before. For something much less known, and a little more unique. Try some of this ;D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAhsXz e7lbE


DecibelDecibel

2011-01-15 04:02:41

This song is awesome, IDM with some amazing guitar :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aq9YG CsdSE
Doesn't seem to go anywhere, but awesome drums nonetheless :P :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qF_qb aWt3Q&ob=av2el
Some experimental music nao, some pretty awesome music :3 :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGOiIf ih8Ls
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WX4ccn j41lk&feature=related
Some rock hard electro/Dubstep, he has some awesome Tracks :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AmJX4 zUrUA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nw-YjV p_ibQ&feature=related
and last but not least, Feed Me :P :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6GIdG hxyHw
Hope I helped =D


RawrsorRawrsor

2011-01-15 10:42:29

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUGzY-
ihqWc

Hmm, I've always liked dubstep. The beginning is kinda relaxing, allthough the voice gives me chills. Brrrr.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1RBMJ CLuQ4&feature=related

Plus I find liquid dnb relaxing, so maybe you should give it a shot. Hope I helped!


itzaregoitzarego

2011-01-15 15:46:03

Hey xKore. I don't know if you know Broken Note. But they have a weird dubstep style that I'm sure you'll like.


WarlordAlphaWarlordAlpha

2011-01-15 23:43:20

Well, here is some dubstep you may or may not have heard before, but it certainly is unique:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-b_soJ tBCq8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZMBxs HfXQI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJ7sA1 89W0Y (well, this one is drum and bass I guess, but close enough)

And then try some of this guy's stuff, I really like a lot of it. Just download his last 4 or so EPs/Albums
http://www.prettylightsmusic.com

And then listen to this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puSkP3 uym5k&feature=player_embedded


darthdubadarthduba

2011-01-16 04:32:49

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9 WgXcQ

I believe this will give you an idea

xKore responds:

blocked in my country lol


mr-jazzmanmr-jazzman

2011-01-16 13:29:30

I dunno if you dig metalcore or not, but some of this stuff is absolutely phenomenal! =D

Karnivool will change your life...btw they're NOT metalcore:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t59vYo P6LkY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbupWH 5cqFY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFQ9OA OpicI (This one's live, I apologize for the lack of quality :( )

Periphery is phenomenal:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gy25M cxkEI

Here's some random shit I've been digging recently:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SGZ6G BvaaU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZZvNN U5AjQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMZO7b t6uKo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gIIqA wSNa0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLQBeb fEXpc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz7XJ7 mL1fQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPRupO o5ZNE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmDd6E JCxS0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gJHf9 5Iz4k&feature=fvst (sorry, this one's kinda quiet =P)

Abandon All Ships is the PERFECT mix between dance (including everything from Hardstyle to Dubstep, yeah! >:D) and post-hardcore:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDgbYF 48UPw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZubj3 03pWA

This guy Gemini makes some of the most phenomenal dubstep I've ever heard (you may have already heard it =P):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLwRLC 2AB3M
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNpypF d4n-Q

Here's some other dubstep stuff I've been digging recently...if you can't tell, I love Asking Alexandria; they're like what Bullet For My Valentine was too pussy to do! >:D :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-tZtm ecpk8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r26y-
-evIw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSUfrx 38b-U
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lV2e23 lapCE&ob=av2el (comes in towards the end)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvUyPU fmwNU (you've probably already heard this one)

Also, check out: Sleigh Bells, Jamie Cullum, Closure in Moscow, and anything with Johnny Craig. These guys will definitely inspire you. ;)


mr-jazzmanmr-jazzman

2011-01-16 13:41:29

Oh shit! I almost forgot; check out STS9. They're like jam-band dubstep/electronica, crazy shit man! They're like Santana mixed with Daft Punk. This is really really good stuff here! =D
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VySpz 8Tj18
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eb4IwV vHLDo


mr-jazzmanmr-jazzman

2011-01-16 13:51:49

One more:

I'm good friends with these guys =):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DRJme cb_Zg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69S9fF pshs4&feature=related

*And I didn't mean Santana...I meant Yes...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuiI0k V4joQ

Alright, that's it for a while. Hope this helps bro! And I'll get you that .flp soon! ;)


NechuraNechura

2011-01-16 13:51:59

Found this guy a while back when I was looking for some good ambient idm. Really deep and moody stuff. Don't think I ever showed you. Twenty Minutes is probably the better of the two tracks by the way.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRcH2t hfLTQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGT8Vn Hy34g

Not sure if you'll feel this but check it out. Some of my native hip-hop.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtpZC8 zbvd8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xB8eK2 dCwK8

Ye old Amon Tobin. Not sure if you ever heard this one. Probably did but I'll link it anyway.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jaRA6 nGyUg&feature=related

Found this guy a year ago or so. Freaking awesome guitarist. His harmonies and melodies are beautiful.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Abndgw fG22k
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38HLaF nhEmg&feature=related

Some of those would have to be new to ya'.


BuoyBuoy

2011-01-16 15:06:27

so much youtube


NumiNumi

2011-01-16 16:38:26

As for inspiration, try out breakcore. It's gotta be the most obscure, ground-breaking stuff I've ever heard. Fuse literally whatever the fuck you want with extreme DnB and you have breakcore.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBjq7U fSeiU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ioo3q f-LLY

iwrestledabearonce is a pretty experimental band. Take deathcore, and add influences of country, jazz, techno, you name it, it's been integrated into their songs. Aside from the jazzy/country-esque parts, the structure used in the flat deathcore parts is pretty obscure.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OsOzr ApkvA


NechuraNechura

2011-01-17 03:26:49

I forgot about this one too. Not only does this guy have insane skills but the stuff he plays.. It's too beautiful.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEtqWh yR2Ic


eatmeatleeteatmeatleet

2011-01-18 17:07:44

Well if you gonna have time check out this album preview mix by Netsky. Everyone I know liked it so far. Recent and good stuff
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnVUfA 27dg4


KarcoKarco

2011-01-19 03:22:21

You've probably heard it already, but just in case, BT's This Binary Universe. I got it a while ago, but I've been coming back to it recently. My favorites: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyGKg3 6Z6xM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7JiCZ vJh5Q

How about Amon Tobin? Two of my favorites: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnwSA3 XV6o8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uY4DeF 66qGU

Telefon Tel Aviv? More favorites: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQ2qEa h8Fns
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ad8mR9 KO6l4

Also, Infusion - Daylight Hours. Mind the three-minute intro, though. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLG8oX sIy_I

Good luck!


KarcoKarco

2011-01-19 03:29:59

Leave it to me to forget to Ctrl-F first. Someone already suggested Amon Tobin, and one of the same songs I suggested, too. Go figure.


madappelmadappel

2011-01-20 16:13:05

whats that for a rare pokemon?


InspectorGadgetInspectorGadget

2011-01-20 17:13:59

I've Got That Tune - Chinese Man Records
Trouble From The River - Quantic Soul Orchestra

Hope these help...


OrgasmWoodChipperOrgasmWoodChipper

2011-01-20 22:07:03

Engine-Earz Experiment - Nemesis
Not available anywhere yet as far as I know but this is a decent radio rip.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKkg9m LGL44

shits insaaaaaaaaaaaane


jpbearjpbear

2011-01-20 22:07:36

xkore nead moar halp!


rahulkolasserirahulkolasseri

2011-01-21 00:46:32

Hey, have you listened to the band Daft Punk? They do really cool music imo, and they recently did the soundtrack of Tron Legacy.


MindChamberMindChamber

2011-01-21 13:11:17

I really wish I could help, but I cant.

cause basically I listen to you to inspire me when Im animating.


JStepJStep

2011-01-21 23:42:57

Hey, I listened to this song, it's called "Mad World" by Gary Jules. I'm not sure if it's necessarily "inspiring," but it truly is a beautiful song. I love pianos, especially played like that in that genre.

Heres the link on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hW93CV 6m-JU

BY THE WAY: I sent you a message regarding a Research Paper I am doing for my English High School Paper, could you help me out? At the most it would probably take ten minutes to answer my review questions for my "Interview" section of the paper. Please take a look, love your songs, love the art, 10/10 talen!


FartnuggeFartnugge

2011-01-22 02:54:25

Ever heard of 'Get Out' or 'Frozen Creek' by "Circa Survive"? What about 'Ants of the Sky', 'Desert of Song', or 'Fossil Genera - a feed from cloud mountain' by "Between the Buried and Me"? 'Marigold', 'Tokyo Rose', and 'To Mama' are three amazing songs by "Mother Falcon", they're an indie group with their own orchestra. 'Lines Build Walls' by "Ehren Starks" always amazed me but I think you'd have to find him on "Magnatunes . c o m". Jami Sieber's 'Downstream', 'Lullaby Set', and 'Maenam' can also be found there. If you want something electronic there's always the Brit group "Pendulum" and "I am Robot and Proud" and the swedish guy "Sykur" who made 'snowboard girl'. If you do look up any of these songs, one must look up 'supertime' by "Berndsen"- it's video always brings a smile to the gloomiest person. 'None Shall Pass' by "Aesop Rock" is some of the most creative rap around. 'The world is smaller than you think' by "Mason Proper" is excellent but there isnt a decent upload of it on youtube. 'Summertime' by "Borgore" is pretty classy dubstep. If you want somethin' really old school and special, look up the soundtrack to Jet Set Radio Future with "Guitar Vader", "Hideki Naganuma", and "The Latch Brothers" to name a few. 'Heartbeat' by "Nneke" is soulful and indie. 'Staring at the Sun' and 'Wolf like Me' by "TV on the radio" is too but even better. If you want some uber talented jazz bass action look up "Alain Carol". Songs like 'D-Code' and 'Trouble' by him are unbelievable but you MUST see a video watching him play it. Look up international peoples like "Serebro" and "Glukoza" and "Keny Arkana".

Hmm... That's all I want to think off the top my head right now. Your music's totally boss man, and I hope I help you find some inspiration. Or, atleast open you up to a band you haven't heard possibly. Goodluck


FartnuggeFartnugge

2011-01-22 03:15:56

Oh yeah, totally forgot about this guy:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HOo_2 Tlzjc
The seem up your alley of music

Sorry that I didn't embed links for my last post, I hadn't seen how everyone else was posting ideas till now. Nonetheless, I implore you to look them up


FartnuggeFartnugge

2011-01-22 03:51:32

Circa Survive
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfPKug H77h0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNwQ2U eV3ec

BTBAM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBNKBC lDtxE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBrplV v6dwI&feature=related

Nothin' decent on YT for Mother Falcon, all live recordings

Jami Sieber
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOxWLx biC5I&feature=related
Shira Kemmen (I accidentally called her Jami earlier!)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9J5zz 3XruU

Pendulum
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvUyPU fmwNU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQ-cYY O3Jsg

Sykur
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzGAWu X_BiE

Berndsen
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysPcyO vNJew&feature=related

Aesop Rock - None Shall Pass
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeh6jh HLgtg

Borgore - Summertime
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXJTpa dCQBA

Guitar Vader - I love love you
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zmb_v HjI70
Latch Brothers (an expiramental electro group by mostly Beasty Boy guys)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REZ88U NlJIE
Hideki Naganuma
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOY4vT ct5IQ

Nneka - Heartbeat
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ivg3J 3h5Ps&ob=av2em

TV on the Radio - AMAZING GUYS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEHLYH es2rI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4N31oF einFY&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1-xRk 6llh4&ob=av2el

Serebro - Imagine russian spice girls. But hotter. And more talent.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBRaBL h1m7k
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbuMTV 7sMdw&feature=related

Glukoza - known in America for her song 'Schweine'. Here' some less-known songs of her's
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPZgJJ P1qBE&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKBWQP jG928&feature=related

Keny Arkana - French Parcore Rap + Badass French Chick
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j48bgV M4pgw&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EdYSW ANi3o

Digitalism (I'm sure you know these guys)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sicf2C ECUBo&ob=av2el

Ludovico - amazong NeoClassical music
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmxFAT 581T4

Alain Carol - Crazy Jass Basist, a live vid w/out a syth would be better
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP46_G 80oYU
Hiromi - another Jassist
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loDy4b AsCF4

There ya go, I couldn't leave ya hanging without links. Just delete my other post


DarkPhraekDarkPhraek

2011-01-24 16:37:17

WOW there are a lot of links here, tl;dr. I don't want to make it look even worse, so I'll just recommend the name (which you might have heard of already):

Venetian Snares.

Mind, he has lots of stuff out, some very different from others. I'd recommend some of the older albums (Doll Doll Doll, Find Candace, Winter in the Belly of a Snake, and Songs About My Cats). It's breakcore, a genre that I found to be much more beautiful than the first impression. Jointazzz on Youtube has uploaded tons of him. Big fan, btw. Look forward to what you get out of all of these songs/videos.


AcoustaticAcoustatic

2011-01-24 20:44:45

Daamn. you asked for musical inspiration and you got it son :P
Anyways, here's a zoo kid
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9wLrA tcd6Y

And here's Jay Reatard, rest in peace...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT2GKw 1UeA0&feature=related

Neither of these are dubstep or electronic, but they're both pretty inspiring to me. Enjoy and can't wait for that ep to drop :D


SequencedSequenced

2011-01-26 04:14:03

Go look up Liquid Tension Experiment. I love their pianist :3


firstEncounterfirstEncounter

2011-01-27 16:06:06

I agree with Sequenced. Jordan Rudess is a great pianist for the progressive metal band Dream Theater and their "experiment" band Liquid Tension Experiment. Not electronic, but great music.

If you like progressive metal stuff, listen to a few of Dream Theater's songs on the "Scenes from a Memory" album, like http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dSztj pJNNk . Most start off a little slow and you probably won't be impressed unless you listen all the way through.


pokerockmariopokerockmario

2011-01-28 13:30:45

Chicane makes awesome stuff ;)


AlmightyNewbAlmightyNewb

2011-01-31 11:36:33

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_p0KBU dh4RA
Dubstep be a-winnin'.
Hope it helps.

~AN


AlmightyNewbAlmightyNewb

2011-01-31 11:39:08

Sorry about the doublecomment, but I thought this might be somewhere up your alley.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFu2Df PDGeU


TheAvenueOfSoundsTheAvenueOfSounds

2011-02-01 21:10:12

hey,
i listened to your track Serenade on youtube and i damn love it.
I do Progressive House mixes and have my own episode "Sunset Melodies" i am interested in your track for using and promote it in one of my next mixes if it fits to the other tracks.
Well just wanted to ask you if you could send me that track?
Here a link to my youtube account:
http://www.youtube.com/user/Wachterbe rg
Here my email adress:
w.achterberg@gmx.net
Would be great if you could send it to me...let me know via youtube or email ;)


zombnipotencezombnipotence

2011-02-02 00:49:39

I have become obsessed with FantomenK recently.
It's fantastic chiptunes.

Here's his page: http://8bc.org/members/FantomenK/

Peace.


bevericebeverice

2011-02-03 15:07:34

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/liste n/ 373269
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/liste n /370578
music made by my friend i like it, maybe you will too


ShanyderBlazemareShanyderBlazemare

2011-02-05 19:58:10

Hey xKore
Why don't you try to create something really dirty ? like this: :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0WlXc Q-hmI

Or you can try something ...darker >:] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xP3zLE xMIzE