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I Listen to Obscure Music

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    Here Is An Old One

    You might recognize from the 1977 movie Rollercoaster.  
    outercalm outercalm 46-50, M Mar 8, 2011

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    I Love Off The Beaten Path Music

    I'm definitely a "rock snob", and as such most of what I listen to is obscure. Even when it's music by popular artists it is always things no one else has seemed to ever heard. Like I like The Byrds but in their Gram Parsons era, I love The *** Ponys, Wesley Willis, Harry Nilssen...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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    I Listen to Music People Around Me Dont Really Know

    i like the teenagers mr hudson and the library the editors blonde redhead fugazi does it offend you yeah the knife patrick wolf shitdisco ocean colour scene the grates the hot lies electric confectionaires minuit concord dawn the handsome family global deejays...
    tearaway tearaway 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2008

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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?

    v=29Fm-83FCvg Trip to heave and ho, up down, to and fro' You have no word Trip, trip to a dream dragon Hide your wings in a ghost tower Sails cackling at every plate we break Cracked by scattered needles The little minute gong Coughs and clears his throat Madam you see before...
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Apr 12

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    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Apr 8

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    Here's one I'll bet you've never heard:

    "Charlie Green, Play That Slide Trambone" by Jim Croce From the 1975 album "Faces I've Been". The song was recorded sometime between 1961 & 1964. Lyrics: I know a fool who blows a horn He comes from way down South, oh yeah And you ain't seen some blowin' since you been...
    FlorDeLuna FlorDeLuna 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?

    v=ezrAWYU9CEc Beatbox AON
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Apr 12

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    Random Songs From Movies And Video Games

    there are quite a few random songs from movies and video games that i have favorited on youtube because i have trouble getting them anywhere else. unlike most people from what ive seen i actually listen to these songs while on my computer at night. i just love ambient moody music...
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M Apr 30, 2011

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    Well, It Feels That Way

    I don't listen to mainstream music much at all. I mostly listen to indie stuff, or alt stuff. And I didn't really think it was that obscure until I tried to explain what I listened to when I was with others.  I got that 'what the frick are you talking about' look...
    chairmanmeow chairmanmeow 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    iamawildchild iamawildchild 16-17, F Apr 12

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    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Apr 18

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    To People In My Area At Least

    maybe the artists i listen to aren't obscure in other places, but when i put them on, nobody i know has ever heard them.  i think it's because alot of them are either foreign (to the US), or they are in a unique style of music.  or they are just not that wide-spread...
    de6789 de6789 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    Here are some songs you've never heard of by a

    band you've never heard of. Unfortunately,the songs from the 1967 Eps were all done by the same guy on YouTube, and the music doesn't start until nearly 1 minute in. MAD RIVER 1967 EP "Windchimes" 1967 EP "A Gazelle" and "Orange Fire" 2 from the 1968 album "Mad River...
    FlorDeLuna FlorDeLuna 46-50, M Jun 10

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    I prefer it. I feel uncomfortable listening to music without my earbuds in when other people are around. I take every chance I get to shower with loud music playing. xD It's just...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Nov 11

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    I go to sleep listening to music every night. I'm a retro kinda girl and listen to a lot of music form the 60's, 70's and early 80's. A mix of R&B, Rock etc... It makes it easy...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I listen to music a lot because it makes me forget about everything. I'll put my headphones in and turn the music all the way up so I can barely think, but sometimes the lyrics...
    X666x X666x 13-15, F Nov 4

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    I love listening to music. It's just my great escape which I can make my own world and bl ok everything out with loud music. With artists like Son Lux, Pentatonix, Foster The...
    gmolina8 gmolina8 16-17, F Nov 12

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    Am I the only person who feels like listening to music gives you a high you can never explain? Its like your body, mind and soul just happen to synchronise and the blissful sound...
    Mi5tiqu3 Mi5tiqu3 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    what do you do when you're upset, or sad, not in the mood for doing something, angry, unstable, or just feel empty? i.... eat, oh i love to eat when i'm not feeling okay. i also...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I can't not listen to music. It calms me down. It's not often I get really worked up, but I do get anxiety just like the rest of my family does and music keeps me calm. Wen I was...
    Rachlm214 Rachlm214 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I like listening to music when I'm alone. I get to sing and dance crazy on my own with the door closed.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    I listen to music every second of my waking life, no that's not an exaggeration.
    nickwrocks1 nickwrocks1 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    i listen to music so much sometimes i forget its playing in my ear
    Tru3nigmax Tru3nigmax 18-21, M 2 days ago

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      I am 35 years old male. I used to consider the listening of the music and watching the girls performing on the stage for a dance with their moves and shakes completely wrong...
    cg8300 cg8300 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    I need more music to listen too. More indi chill music. Even some positive hiphop lyricism. Any ideas?
    Jaysee90 Jaysee90 22-25, M Nov 12

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    I've been sitting here listening to "Officer Krupke" and "Moses" for the last hour. Other songs from different musicals too. I'm so happy that this kind of music exists!
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 13-15, F Nov 15

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    been pretty much on autoplay the last few days... Somehow, every path I try to take is blocked.. I'm sooo tired. I actually scare off the Telemarketers.. Amazing what happens when...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I'm surprise I'm not deaf by the amount of music I listen to. 24/7
    Asia06 Asia06 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Music is the one escape I get when I'm in a crowd of people. I listen with my mind and imagine that I'm by myself to really understand it.
    Dynasty2000 Dynasty2000 13-15, F Nov 12

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    Music helps me forget about my problems so I'm always listening to something, trying to block out everything, especially if I just want to be alone with my thoughts.
    Moonstripe1993 Moonstripe1993 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i blast music when i feel depressed or lonely.. and i listen to it all night ;0
    livinglife789 livinglife789 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Music is my therapy when I can't write. When I'm sad it allows my tears to fall without judgment or ridicule. When I'm mad it has the power to calm my anger, and allow me to think...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I love music, more so instrumental and anything with a good catchy beat never really been one for vocals in music, it doesn't mean I don't like or mind singing but I always enjoy a...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Nov 7

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    All day, and all types of music..Helps the day go faster.. And is nice to fall a sleep to music also..
    ReallyBill ReallyBill 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Listening to royals - lorde and just think she's only a year and 2 days older then me xP it's a good song :P
    damnitsover damnitsover 16-17, M Oct 29

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    its gonna be a serious music day for me.
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Music makes me feel good and takes me to another world.
    JordynRenee1023 JordynRenee1023 13-15, F Oct 29

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    I will always love my "first wave" alternative music but I like it all and this one has my attention right now.. Echosmith - Cool Kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSCzDykng4g
    sirJ71 sirJ71 41-45, M Oct 30

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    "Stay With Me"- Sam Smith "The Promise"- Emma Blackery "Demons"- Imagine Dragons "Afterlife"- Avenged Sevenfold "Tears in Heaven"- Eric Clapton Those are some of my favorite songs...
    sjwhit sjwhit 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    I'm listening to Fake Plastic Trees by Radiohead and it's making me even more sad. Not enough to make me cry, but it just hits my heart.
    Asia06 Asia06 18-21, F Nov 4

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    Hand of Mercy - Axis I've been listening to this on repeat for a while even in class lol.
    Joshuadd07 Joshuadd07 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    That song pops up and I remember the first time I listened to it that night. The memories that come with it.
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F Nov 5

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    As music is a mood changer and stress buster..:)
    yashwith yashwith 22-25, M Nov 7

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    I just watched the music videos for All about that Bass and Shake it Off. What the hell's wrong with me?
    PearlRose PearlRose 18-21 1 Response Nov 8

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    I listen to pandora everyday for hours
    vrl1022 vrl1022 13-15, F Nov 9

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    I listen to this song and it reminds me of my boyfriend who I love so much. https://m.youtube.com/watch? v=dJMQjukSJFM
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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