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Poll: Listening to music at night

I like listening to music full volume at night when I am alone in the office. It feels surreal. Do you like it?

PS: Of course, I mean while also working at the same time.

Sathyaish Chakravarthy
Friday, April 16, 2004

Sathyaish, I am postive most of this posts are going to get deleted.

At any rate. I like the thought of listening to music, and from time to time I will put some one. Trouble is that I keep turning it down, and then down, and then down, until I eventually have it so low there is no sound. That is when I work best.

I would love to be able to groove while working, but just plain can't concentrate.

Aussie Chick
Friday, April 16, 2004

Same here. I can listen to music only when most of the work is done, and all I have pending are some mechanistic chores. That time music works best, and then when all the world around you is dead, it rocks!

Sathyaish Chakravarthy
Friday, April 16, 2004

I find that only smooth jazz and some classical music(mozart, baroque) is conducive to working while listening... other music genres are great but distract me.

Joe Hendricks
Friday, April 16, 2004

I do it all the time. Burning the midnight oil and listening to Beethoven at full blast (have speakers with subwoofer under desk) is one of the closest things to nirvana I have ever found.

Tapiwa
Friday, April 16, 2004


I love to listen to Jean Michel Jarre while I'm coding, no lyrics to take heed to. Then again, silent is better.

Engineer
Friday, April 16, 2004

Yes, definetly no lyrics, or if lyrcis then it has to be an unknown song. Otherwise I am to busy singing to work.

Aussie Chick
Friday, April 16, 2004

Heavy-metal full-blast. Hell yeah!

Hard-core Developer
Saturday, April 17, 2004

Samuel Barber - Adagio For Strings.

For late-night coding I have a special "playlist" looping
that song indefinitely. Heavenly good tune.

And there is some kind of remix or cover or whatever from
William Orbit. That version is good for driving or making a
pause from work.

VPC
Saturday, April 17, 2004

Ah, one more thing.

Third version can be found on soundtrack for S1m0ne with
Al Pacino.

VPC
Saturday, April 17, 2004

Acid Techno !

Nix
Sunday, April 18, 2004

I keep a keyboard next to my design workstation and write both music and do development simultaneously. I do most my work late at night when my activity is less likely to be disturbing to others.

Scott
Sunday, April 18, 2004

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