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The music you listen to when you're Matlab-ing?

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Harry MacDowel
Harry MacDowel on 1 Oct 2011
Answered: Image Analyst on 21 May 2020
Hie all, I am always interested in what kind of music that gives you the kick when you're programming.
You can be a little specific, for example:- 1) During debugging; 2) During writing;
etc etc.
=)

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 1 Oct 2011
Stanley Jordan, "What's Going On"
John Cage, "A Chance Operation"
Patsy Cline, "Just Out of Reach", "Try Again"
Pink Floyd, "One Of These Days"
Charles Mingus, "I'm Beginning to See The Light"
Wyrd Sisters, "I Guess It's Alright"
Kate Bush, "Deeper Understanding"
Valdy, "Yes I Can"
Supertramp, "The Logical Song"
Welfare Starlets, "More With Less"
Suzanne Vega, "Blood Sings"
(Various): "I'm Your Fan"
Dollar Brand (Abdulla Ibraham): "You're Too Beautiful"
Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto: "I Got It Bad"
William S. Burroughs, "A New Standard By Which To Measure"
Laurie Anderson, "Let X = X", "The Language Of The Future", "Speak My Language"
Supertramp, "If Everyone Was Listening"
Talking Heads, "City of Dreams"
Anything by Arraymusic

Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 21 May 2020
Mostly standard classical rock songs. Mostly songs from the 70's (Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, etc.) and 80's (Journey, U2, etc.) - the two best decades for music. Sometimes songs from the 60's (Rolling Stones, Cream, Doors, various hippie/Woodstock songs, etc.). Or the 90's or later -- mostly a collection of one hit wonder bands, in my opinion, with none having a discography consistently good enough for me to follow. Nirvana perhaps being the exception, and I listen to several of their songs. There is actually a fair amount of science/proof behind why music is getting worse : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVME_l4IwII&t=9s
Currently White Stripes "7 Nation Army" is playing on my speakers. And everyday I listen to Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir" - the best rock song of all time. (Funny - both of those are played at almost every college football game.)


Harry MacDowel
Harry MacDowel on 1 Oct 2011
Interesting stuff you got there, Walter!
For me it is some fast-paced hip hop songs like Eminem's "Lose Yourself" to wake me up when I am drowsy,
Instrumental stuff (I usually extract those stuff from Civilization's soundtrack, a game) when I am forming the outline structure of the program,
And more inclined to rock songs when I am debugging, like Green Day or Yellowcard.
However Lydia's music tend to be all-occasional.

Fangjun Jiang
Fangjun Jiang on 1 Oct 2011
Once you are done debugging, play:
sound(wavread('toilet.wav'))
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Fangjun Jiang
Fangjun Jiang on 2 Oct 2011
I don't remember where did I get the file. But it's probably not a MATLAB file. Here is a link. http://www.frogstar.com/content/toiletwav

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Animesh saxena
Animesh saxena on 19 Apr 2019
I generally listen to a lot of indie music. Apart from that I'm too much into Jon Bellion right now. And I also download music from SoundCloud of Illenium and Marshmello.

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