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I need some good "chillin" music!

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#1 of 76 OFFLINE   Jeffrey Noel

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Posted June 11 2002 - 01:15 PM

I love to listen to music. When I'm in the car or at home, I always listen to the radio, my mp3s, or I just pop in a CD. But there's always some songs that just don't go well with my relaxing/chillin' mood. So what would you suggest?

Some of my favs:
Angie Stone
Chemical Brothers
Crystal Method
Other New Age music
Dream Theater
Pink Floyd
80s music Posted Image
Robert Miles-excellent chillin' music!

Help me expand my list. Give me artists, songs, or even albums. I need an excuse to buy some CDs! Posted Image
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#2 of 76 OFFLINE   Larry Seno Jr.

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Posted June 11 2002 - 01:17 PM

Thievery Corporation. RUN and get them. What speaks to chillin more than LOUNGE music? All of their albums are awesome (They have 3)

#3 of 76 OFFLINE   KevinJ


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Posted June 11 2002 - 01:33 PM

try the new moby album 18

#4 of 76 OFFLINE   Luc D

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Posted June 11 2002 - 02:14 PM

Air's first album and their soundtrack to "The Virgin Suicides". A lot of their stuff I don't care for, but some if it is really great. And by the looks of your taste in music, they could be right up your alley.

#5 of 76 OFFLINE   Zen Butler

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Posted June 11 2002 - 03:04 PM

without a doubt Steve Roach is the most chill music on the planet.


#6 of 76 OFFLINE   Rob M

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Posted June 11 2002 - 03:33 PM

311 - Transistor IMO, their best album. "Inner Light Spectrum" has to be one of the best songs to chill out to ever. Any other 311 fans here?

#7 of 76 OFFLINE   Andrew Chong

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Posted June 12 2002 - 12:41 AM

In the area of new age-type music, try David Lanz (beautiful stuff!).

#8 of 76 OFFLINE   Dean DeMass

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Posted June 12 2002 - 01:33 AM

One of my favorite "chill" albums is Arrested Development: Three Years, Five Months, & Two Days in the Life of.... I also like to chill to Incubus: Morning View. -Dean-

#9 of 76 OFFLINE   Mike Broadman

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Posted June 12 2002 - 02:23 AM

[quote] 311 - Transistor

IMO, their best album. "Inner Light Spectrum" has to be one of the best songs to chill out to ever.

Any other 311 fans here?
I like what I hear on the radio and have been meaning to pick up some of their stuff, but never got around to it.

#10 of 76 OFFLINE   Ken_McAlinden



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Posted June 12 2002 - 02:38 AM

The latest Musiq CD (Juslisen) seems to work like that for me. Regards,
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Posted June 12 2002 - 02:40 AM


#12 of 76 OFFLINE   Dave_P


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Posted June 12 2002 - 02:42 AM

311 - Transistor is my favorite album by them. Use of Time is my favorite song on the album. Second would probably be Electricity. Incubus is a pretty good band. I like a lot of their older stuff. However, Science is a poorly recorded album and is hardly listenable on my system. I haven't picked up Morning View yet, but I soon will solve that little problem. One of my favorite chillin albums is by a local band called Club D'elf. They play a couple times a month at The Lizard Lounge off of Mass Ave. They have a live album out called As Above-Live at The Lizard Lounge. There are a lot of musicians on this album. John Medeski, Kenwood Dinard, Dr. Didg, and DJ Logic to name a few. The music is discribed as trance jazz. It takes a couple of listens to really appreciate the layers of music on this album. Once your there, your hooked. This is one of my favorite albums.

#13 of 76 OFFLINE   Kevin M

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Posted June 12 2002 - 02:44 AM

Try Tangerine Dream's Rubycon.
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#14 of 76 OFFLINE   MartinTeller



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Posted June 12 2002 - 03:25 AM

...or just about any pre-90's Tangerine Dream, for that matter. Red House Painters/Mark Kozelek - everything The Orb - Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld and U.F.Orb Nick Drake - anything Air Liquide - The Increased Difficulty of Concentration Mazzy Star - She Hangs Brightly Penguin Cafe Orchestra - Music from the Penguin Cafe (or anything else by them) Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works, Volume 2 Nico - Chelsea Girls Dead Can Dance - anything The KLF - Chill Out Soma - Hollow Earth Spacemen 3 - anything (including post-projects Spectrum, Experimental Audio Research, and Spiritualized)

#15 of 76 OFFLINE   andrew markworthy

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Posted June 12 2002 - 03:52 AM

If you want some really relaxing stuff, try Brian Eno's 'Music for Airports' (or indeed any of his other ambient music series). You might also try the new Mike Oldfield album ('Tres Lunas' I think it's called) which, in the UK at least, also has a free CD-ROM of a music-related video game (I'd tell you what it's like but it made me motion sick - don't let that put you off! I get motion sick incredibly easily).

#16 of 76 OFFLINE   Richard Travale

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Posted June 12 2002 - 04:28 AM

check out out 'Mezzanine' by Massive Attack.
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#17 of 76 OFFLINE   John Berggren

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Posted June 12 2002 - 04:32 AM

I just picked up Verve Remixed, which is very good.
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#18 of 76 OFFLINE   Greg_Y



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Posted June 12 2002 - 04:51 AM

I'm not into ambient type music too much, but one I can highly recommend is St Germain - Tourist Angelo Badalamenti - Twin Peaks soundtrack Beastie Boys - The In Sound From Way Out! (a compilation of their funky and jazzy instrumental tracks) Bob Marley Moby - Play NP - The Royal Tenenbaums: Original Soundtrack

#19 of 76 OFFLINE   MartinTeller



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Posted June 12 2002 - 05:16 AM

Oh yeah, definitely Badalamenti's stuff, especially the two Julee Cruise albums.

#20 of 76 OFFLINE   Eric Peterson

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Posted June 12 2002 - 05:25 AM

It depends on what you mean by chillin', but when I'm sitting outside on the patio, I love to listen to Getz/Gilberto w/ "The Girl from Ipanema". Of course, there's Sinatra and there's also a great series of lounge music called "Ultra-Lounge" and each disc has a different them. I really enjoy these discs and I own about half of the collection (20+ total).

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