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courtartanis wrote:Something fast paced? Relaxing? Loud? Powerful?
Mick wrote:courtartanis wrote:Something fast paced? Relaxing? Loud? Powerful?
The only requirement is it's got to be dancey as far as I'm concerned, so decent beats and rhythms. Drum & Bass, House, RnB, Hip Hop, Grime, Garage, Latin and the like.
Mick wrote:Funky works. I'll pass on the metal though, speed or otherwise It's those straight, square rhythms which fail to engage for me, I need syncopation. I know others like that sort of thing to skate to though.
To a certain extent I agree with Mit about it being a matter of musical taste, but I also think it's a question of whether you are just listening to music you like while you're doing something and in this case it happens to be skating, or whether you want to skate to the music. For me it's the latter and the funkier more syncopated rhythms seem to fit the skating action better, but maybe that's just me.
courtartanis wrote:Make sense?
courtartanis wrote:... Queen, but it just doesn't fit when skating...
Mick wrote:Exactly. A classic staple for inappropriate music at leisure centre roller discos which saps the will to skate. They just don't get it.
Torbaydos wrote:Interested in what metal you would listen to Courtainis? Dragonforce is too much, meshuggah is impossible to keep a rhythm to, in flames is the same pace but too samey. Nin too many slow songs. Hmm... must develop playlist
If I want to do an endurance session I find the opposite to pumping music is best, going round with Ludovico Einaudi keeps my HR down. (Then cradle of filth for a break)
HK47 wrote:Sabretooth (a psytrance-metal mix) works for that kinda thing. They have 3 albums to go through ...
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