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Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:31 PM Reply

So, I'm ordering a pair of nice headphones but I don't listen to a whole lot of music because I get bored with the same stuff over and over.
I'm looking for a website or something that helps a lot with music discovery. I don't really have a particular genre I listen to. Most of the music I like dwells in the Rock region; although that's really not much of an indicator since so much shit is considered Rock.

TLDR: Amazing new music discovery websites. Not Pandora, plays the same shit constantly.

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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:32 PM Reply

The newgrounds audio portal!


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:33 PM Reply

You could always use the best search engine around.


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:35 PM Reply

Go to the bands you might like on iTunes and listen to the previews on the songs.

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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:35 PM Reply

Well starting with identifying genres and artists you especially like is a good start.

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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:37 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 11:32 PM, Sequenced wrote: The newgrounds audio portal!

I raided that about 7 days ago. Some decent stuff but not enough

At 1/1/13 11:32 PM, GoogleChrome wrote:

:You could always use the best search engine around.

I don't think Yahoo would be too helpful.

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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:37 PM Reply

Take the hint.

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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:38 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 11:35 PM, Nakatomi2013 wrote: Go to the bands you might like on iTunes and listen to the previews on the songs.

yeah I suppose I could do that. Haven't tried that in a long time. Dunno where I would start.

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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:40 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 11:35 PM, BumFodder wrote: Well starting with identifying genres and artists you especially like is a good start.

Yeah that's the thing though. I like a lot of stuff. The only correlating genre is Rock...Like I enjoy Rise against, The Offspring, Lindsey Sterling, Goldfish, Parov Stelar, She, Soilwork, BuckCherry, The Prodigy, Superchick, and alot more just random and unrelated stuff.

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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:41 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 11:32 PM, Sequenced wrote: The newgrounds audio portal!

Kinda. It's useful to an extent.

Look around on official music youtube channels.


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:48 PM Reply

Honestly, a lot of the music I love I find by watching movies.


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:54 PM Reply

Can't beat Last.fm radio. I've found tons of bands that way.

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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 01:09 AM Reply

Surprisingly enough, YouTube has been getting better at providing good bands if you already have a few that are right up your alley. Through suggestions in comments and related videos, I've discovered The Contortionist, Intervals, Periphery, Between the Buried and Me, Animals as Leaders, etc. Basically I've found a bunch of great bands with only moderate publicity that all sound great.


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 01:13 AM Reply

You can run through this list and see if anything catches your ear

http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1328136


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 01:29 AM Reply

Check out the website Last.fm

That is pretty much a whole site dedicated to finding your next favorite band.


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 01:32 AM Reply

Pearl Jam! Pearl Jam! Pearl Jam! Pearl Jam!


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 01:34 AM Reply

I use Playlist.com to make playlists then just keep them on shuffle sometimes, But most of the time I get my music off Piratebay


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 04:14 AM Reply

At 1/1/13 11:37 PM, tor050 wrote:
I don't think Yahoo would be too helpful.

>2013
>still using Yahoo! services


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 04:15 AM Reply

Spotify is pretty legit.


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 09:38 AM Reply

http://www.tastekid.com/


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 09:41 AM Reply

If you use it right, Last.fm radio is hands down the best tool for discovering new music. Out of all the programs that shape the radio to better suit your tastes, Last.fm does it better.


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 11:25 AM Reply

Try SongZa

It's got music for every mood, you just type in or choose a mood..

Also last.fm and other radios can help discover new stuff

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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 11:28 AM Reply

http://www.stereomood.com/ and a bit of http://www.sputnikmusic.com/ will sort you out for any kind of genre, mood or feel you want forever and ever. Trust.


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 11:56 AM Reply

Tastynetwork in youtube uploads great music,but you will appreciate it only if you like that kind of music.


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Response to Suggestions for music discovery? Jan. 2nd, 2013 @ 12:27 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 11:50 PM, SineRider wrote: last.fm

this, and /mu/ if you know what you're doing