Listening to the music while working with computer

Do you listen to the music (or perhaps to a radio station) during your daily work with computer?

I do almost all the time. I actually listen to various metal (some will contest that metal isn’t music – it is, trust me ;-)) radio stations usually through Winamp/Shoutcast stream of which H4XED radio station is my current favorite. The ability to listen to internet online radios is just awesome – I mean not being restricted to local stations, old antenna based gadgets and low quality sound. Just fire up any of media players and I am sure you’ll be able to pick among thousands of stations streaming good quality sound.

So, what do you listen to when typing all that boring code?

Comments (7) -

  • Bojan Vrhovnik

    3/25/2009 4:32:01 AM | Reply

    Metal is great music...there is no better to listen to Children of Bodom after writing some LINQ expression in the morning and test cases in the evening. But i disagree with you, that code is boring.... Smile

  • Miha Markic

    3/25/2009 5:06:16 AM | Reply

    Hehe, that's the spirit.
    I did mean the code that sometimes you have to write but you'd rather not.

  • Igor Brejc

    3/25/2009 9:04:43 PM | Reply

    Jazz, nu-metal, ethno, rock, jungle... depending on the mood

  • Igor Brejc

    3/25/2009 9:06:17 PM | Reply

    ... and I forgot to mention there are 10+ people in my office room, so earphones and loud noise are necessity Smile

  • Miha Jakovac

    3/26/2009 11:30:29 PM | Reply

    yeah always with headphones. I prefer mp3 library then any internet radio. I really like 70's rock like Led Zeppelin, Doors when writing the code. Of course, I have big history with any kind of metal music, that's also on my repertoire. Laughing

  • Matija Lah

    4/1/2009 12:23:35 AM | Reply

    Boring code? Not T-SQL. Smile

    Good music in the background (=loud, fast and furious) is essential. I play some Slayer when I need to type fast, but also Pink Floyd (when building design plans). Morbid Angel (or Death, or anyone else from Florida for that matter) are ideal for really complex operations.

    But if I do have to use any of the 3GL, Judas Priest, Motorhead and AC/DC provide the light at the end of the tunnel.


  • Andy

    4/10/2009 9:11:41 AM | Reply

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