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nessisonett

@Draco_V_Ecliptic Well Black Saint and the Sinner Lady is the obvious choice but I assume you’ve listened to that. Other than that, maybe some Herbie Hancock? Sextant is pretty out there from what I remember. Maybe The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman as well.

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Draco_V_Ecliptic

@nessisonett Sextant looks intriguing! I'll be sure to listen to that. How's your IDM/electronica/classical music listening going? Any new discoveries?

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nessisonett

@Draco_V_Ecliptic I really liked Pop by GAS which is a kinda ambient take on IDM and I also was listening to Aphex Twin’s ambient stuff so I’ve mostly been listening to chill music recently.

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Draco_V_Ecliptic

@nessisonett Now this is an interesting question. Would you ever commit solely to one specific type of music as you got older in your life? I made a commitment to jazz and have only had minor relapses, going back to rock music, but I've been listening to it almost exclusively for the last seven years.

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nessisonett

@Draco_V_Ecliptic No chance, my taste in music is all over the place and I don’t feel strongly enough about a specific style to really commit myself to!

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Draco_V_Ecliptic

@Kidfried I'm not familiar with them. Which would be a good album to start with, based on your recommendation?

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Draco_V_Ecliptic

@nessisonett I'm familiar with Aphex's ambient work, really thought-provoking and insightful, wouldn't you say? Have you heard Carl Craig's More Songs About Food and Revolutionary Art? That's meant to be a corker as well.

Also, in your neck of the woods you must all be familiar with Errors? I've seen them live and they were spectacular. Ever met them, bumped into them or seen them around?

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Thrillho

@Draco_V_Ecliptic I loved Errors’ first album but didn’t think much of their second. I didn’t listen to them for ages but their latter albums are really good too.

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nessisonett

@Draco_V_Ecliptic Yeah, I saw them open for Mogwai quite a few years ago now. They really aren’t bad at all!

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Draco_V_Ecliptic

@nessisonett I got Oliver Coates' Skins N Slime in the mail today. It's fantastic, hard to describe but worth checking out if you have the time. It's a collection of weirdly beautiful musical pieces ('songs' if you will).

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mcdreamer

New Autechre album SIGN is out today. Currently on my second listen and still not sure what I think. Some great tracks for sure and a more digestible length than their output from the last few years.

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nessisonett

@mcdreamer Yeah, I have mixed feelings about it too. It’s certainly more of an actual album than the gargantuan sessions of the last few years but I’ve found slightly less to actually love about it. Not quite as good as the NTS Sessions in my eyes anyway.

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mcdreamer

@nessisonett The funny thing is I'd been looking forward to something a bit shorter but I think it's ended up being a case of "be careful what you wish for". My overall feeling is that they've played it a bit safe, at least comparatively speaking. The opening track though is absolutely great.

I never really managed to crack the NTS Sessions but I must give them another try. For the release before that elseq 4 was by far my favourite. I've also been listening to a lot of Untilted and Amber in anticipation of SIGN.

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nessisonett

@mcdreamer I think my favourite Autechre album is probably Tri Repetae. I’ve never really been into them as much as Boards of Canada or Aphex Twin but they’ve produced some brilliant tracks in their time.

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Draco_V_Ecliptic

@nessisonett Boris were on Late Junction last night. Gonna listen on BBC Sounds?

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mcdreamer

@nessisonett Tri Repetae is also a brilliant album. Eutow is one of my all time favourite Autechre tracks.

I'm a big Boards of Canada fan too. I really enjoy pretty much all of their releases. Aphex is a bit more hit and miss for me. Half of his stuff is genius, the other half I fail to connect with for some reason. Drukqs was the first time I ever heard IDM and it was quite a revelation at the time.

I saw you mentioned Aphex's ambient stuff above, which is amongst his best work I think. I've been listening to a load of Stars of the Lid, 36 and Sangam lately for my ambient fix. Great music to code to!

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nessisonett

@Draco_V_Ecliptic Yep, I’m gonna catch up with that one!

@mcdreamer My brother’s really into Stars of the Lid but I still haven’t given them a go yet. One of my favourite lesser-known ambient albums is Love is a Stream by Jefre Cantu-Ledesma. It’s one of those droney ones that sounds like it shouldn’t be relaxing but is incredibly warm. More games should lean on ambient music as an influence!

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Black Lives Matter. Enough is enough.

mcdreamer

@nessisonett Will have to check out Love is a Stream! Sounds like my kind of thing! Completely agree more games should have ambient influenced music!

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Draco_V_Ecliptic

@nessisonett Did you listen to the Late Junction broadcast? What did you think of the other tracks? I'm going to pick up King Khan's The Infinite Ones as soon as it comes out. Do you think you will be getting it too? I would also recommend Evicshen's debut album Hair Birth for some decent experimental noise music. Picked that up on vinyl recently, limited edition. What have you been listening to this week, thus far?

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