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Music to design to Vol.5

In general I tend to write code a lot more than I design for the web. Depending on the task at hand I can find my playlists change and maybe even go away entirely. The music I like to design to is the music that makes me dream, good and bad. It is music that travels and taps into emotion. Sigur Ros, Aphex Twin, Xiu Xiu and Cinematic Orchestra would feature well on that list.

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Music to design to Vol4

Well after a little break Im back with my fourth installment of music to design to. This week is a little mix of some early 90's techno, some more Fourtet and Sigur Ros as well as some long lilting ambient electronica from Aphex Twin.

Peyote - Happy Birthday - DJ Dag Essential DJ Mix

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Music to design to Vol. 3

This is the final round in the Joomla dj battle royale between myself and Kyle from Joomlapraise. Yesterday Kyle sent down a fairly rocking Indie selection and today Im going to contrast it with a very down tempo back to basics piano and soundtrack mix from the likes of Yann Tiersen, Sigur Ros and a bit of Phillip Glass. This mix is certainly not something to jump around to but is perfect for laying down some good designs if you are in a quiet mood. Enjoy!

Remember that the best commenter wins a free subscription to the Joomlabamboo template club for 12 months!

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Music to design to Vol. 2

Yesterday I put together the first volume in the music to design to which inspired the Joomla blog dj battle royale between me and Kyle from Joomla Praise. My mix was accused of being "new age" and "artsy" and Im afraid that todays set will probably achieve a similar reaction - this is of course music to design to so Id say Im probably bang on the money in terms of matching creative music for designing and creating.

Joomlapraise then leave us your thoughts - the winner will be drawn at the end of round three just in time for Christmas.

Tourmaline - Manual - Azure Vista

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Building Steam with a Grain with a grain of salt - Dj Shadow - Entroducing

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Coastal Brake (Lusine Remix) - Tycho - Coastal Brake

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You can't go home again - DJ Shadow - The Private Press

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My Heart Sings - Freakpower in Dub - Give em enough dope volume 2

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Music to design to - Vol. 1

I hope you enjoy it!

{jb_sound}Update - After listening to my selection this morning and some fun tweeting Kyle from JoomlaPraise has thrown down the gauntlet and challenged me to a joomla blog dj battle. So basically each day for the next five days we will be alternating laying down a new selection of five tracks. The competition will be decided via the blog comments with the best commenter receiving a free 12 month subscription from both clubs.{/jb_sound} {jb_line}{/jb_line} 1. Fourtet – Hands – **Rounds**

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2. Lusine – Operation Costs - A Certain Distance

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3. Sigur Ros – Hljomalind – Hvarf/Heim

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4. Andrew Bird – Plasticities (Remix) - Soldier On

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5. Bon Iver – Skinny Love – For Emma, forever

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