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My 10 Best Summertime "Commuting to work" Albums.

Old 10-12-08, 06:51 PM
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My 10 Best Summertime "Commuting to work" Albums.

Well, I don't ride with a turntable so I guess their not albums. It was hard for me to break down and get an ipod, but i'm glad my wife bought one for me. (My Punk Rock roots are hard to dig up and replant.) I highly recommend getting a shuffle if you have not as of yet. Very small, light weight and have a great clip for your messenger bag or shirt. Anywho, here it go...

COLISEUM - no salvation
JAWBREAKER - unfun
NEUROSIS - souls at zero
SAVIOURS - into abaddon
HOT SNAKES - audit in progress
MEGADETH - rust in peace
SPOON - kill the moonlight
UNEARTH - III in the eyes of fire
MASTODON - lifesblood [EP]
QUICKSAND - slip

Would love to hear what all you peeps are listening to on your rides!
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Ulver- Perdition City
Neurosis- Through Silver in Blood
Lifetime- Jersey's Best Dancers
Explosions in the Sky- The Earth in Not a Cold Dead Place
Explosions in the Sky- All of a sudden I miss everyone
ANY Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble
ANY mount fuji doomjazz corporation
Isis- Celestial or Oceanic
Aesop Rock- Fast Cars ep
ANY Darkthrone, Mayhem, or Dissection
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Blindside - Silence
Blood Has Been Shed - Spirals
Everytime I die - Gutter Phenomenon
Comeback Kid - Broadcasting
Mortal Treason - A Call To the Martyrs
Beloved - Failure On
Meshuggah - obZen
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^ false metal.
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It's not metal at all, actually.
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You guys commute with headphones in?
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Originally Posted by bad news hughes View Post
You guys commute with headphones in?
On the bike trail to work, yes, not on surface streets. The trail is fairly empty around 7:30am. Once I hit the city streets, I pull them out.

I hear ya!
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Originally Posted by Mr Wiggles View Post
It's not metal at all, actually.
Yeah, mine arn't all metal either. That would be very closed minded. HAHAHAHAHA.
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Originally Posted by bad news hughes View Post
You guys commute with headphones in?
I'll only ride with headphones. They're as essential as my helmet, gloves, and bike.

lately, it's been...

yo la tengo - electr-o-pura, summer sun
tristan prettyman - 23, hello x
cocteau twins - milk & kisses
francoiz breut - s/t, une saison volee
ele k/land of talk - s/t, applause ep
arianne moffatt - aquanaute
margot and... - the dust of retreat
juana molina - segundo, tres cosas, son

That's more than ten, but it's a start. Most of my August-October listening on the bike
has fallen under the above albums.
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Originally Posted by uke View Post
I'll only ride with headphones. They're as essential as my helmet, gloves, and bike.

lately, it's been...

yo la tengo - electr-o-pura, summer sun
tristan prettyman - 23, hello x
cocteau twins - milk & kisses
jimmy eat world - bleed american
francoiz breut - s/t, une saison volee
arianne moffatt - aquanaute
margot and... - the dust of retreat
juana molina - segundo, tres cosas, son

That's thirteen, but it's a start. Most of my August-October listening on the bike has
fallen under the above albums.
That's an awesome mix. I am putting some new tunes in my ipod now.

BLOND REDHEAD - misery is a butterfly
WILCO - sky blue sky

is what I have so far.

It's starting to hit Fall here in Sacramento really quick. I love this time of year and the music it calls for!
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i ride with headphones about half the time. not loud enough to drown out traffic tho

lately been listening to;

Cut Copy - In Ghost Colours
El Guincho - Allegranza
The Congoes - Heart of the Congoes
The Monks - s/t
Mountains in the Sky - Celestial Sun
Yo La Tengo - Painful
Eddy Current Supression Ring - Primary Colours
John Cale- Paris 1919
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Originally Posted by dannygoot View Post
That's an awesome mix. I am putting some new tunes in my ipod now.

BLOND REDHEAD - misery is a butterfly
WILCO - sky blue sky

is what I have so far.

It's starting to hit Fall here in Sacramento really quick. I love this time of year and the music it calls for!
Thanks bro. I like your choices too. Blonde Redhead and Wilco could sound sweet together. Enjoy the ride!
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I definitely commute with the headphones in, but I never keep my music any louder than necesarry to hear. I can hear traffic and the world around me just as well as I can hear my jams.

I usually put my commute music on the iPhone. I put it in a velcro device sleeve on the strap of my bag.

Lately:

Trial - Are These Our Lives (great for the average day. I can pop this in and roll just about any pace/place.)
Path of Resistance - Can't Stop The Truth (running just on time.)
Aesop Rock - Labor Day (left the house early)
Coliseum - No Salvation (riding in a bad mood. Lets me groove and concentrate more on riding than whatever's bothering me)
Cursed - One (Bad mood music, feelin' risky. Usually am not wearing a helmet when this one is in.)
Turmoil - The Process Of (Late for work, or just wanting to power through my commute.)
Good Riddance - Sysmptoms of a Leveling Spirit (left the house early with time to kill)
Vision - Watching the World Burn (steady pace, left on time)
Face To Face - Face To Face (Easy going ride.)
Wumpscut - Schaedling (**** EVERYTHING ELSE.)

After seeing this thread, I'm definitely adding Quicksand to my playlist.

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I put my iPhone in a velcro sleeve on the strap of my bag, like GregLast said....and I put it on speaker and listen to it that way. For some reason, the thought of riding with headphone in just seems wrong.

Anyway, lately I put the entire Jawbreaker catalogue on shuffle. Or some Bouncing Souls.
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favourite full albums include:

yankee hotel foxtrot / wilco
you forgot it in people / broken social scene
those who tell the truth shall die... / explosions in the sky
lift your skinny fists... / godspeed you black emperor
doolittle / pixies
amnesiac / radiohead

but mostly i'm a mixtape listener... i make a new one about once a month.
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a lotta northern soul and reggae
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Originally Posted by dannygoot View Post
Well, I don't ride with a turntable so I guess their not albums. It was hard for me to break down and get an ipod, but i'm glad my wife bought one for me. (My Punk Rock roots are hard to dig up and replant.) I highly recommend getting a shuffle if you have not as of yet. Very small, light weight and have a great clip for your messenger bag or shirt. Anywho, here it go...

COLISEUM - no salvation
JAWBREAKER - unfun
NEUROSIS - souls at zero
SAVIOURS - into abaddon
HOT SNAKES - audit in progress
MEGADETH - rust in peace
SPOON - kill the moonlight
UNEARTH - III in the eyes of fire
MASTODON - lifesblood [EP]
QUICKSAND - slip

Would love to hear what all you peeps are listening to on your rides!
Damn right, been riding with my 2g Shuffle all semester.

top10
any Underoath or The Fall of Troy

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Originally Posted by Critical Jeff View Post
Damn right, been riding with my 2g Shuffle all semester.

top10
any Underoath or The Fall of Troy

The only good Underoath--and it's not good that I look back on it now--was the Underoath I listened to when I was 16.

I don't listen to music on my bike. But here's a list of albums that really make me want to ride my bike, or that I daydream about listening to on my bike. Don't start some bull**** arguments about genres.

Against Me!- As The Eternal Cowboy (for sunny, spring/summer, up the punx tunes)
City of Caterpillar- S/T (epic music for long rides)
Eyes of Verotika- Map of Heroes (old real screamo from nebraska.....awesome album for any ride)
Caught in the Fall- Act IV ( old chaotic screamo/hardcore from nebraska...awesome for any ride)
Weezer- Blue Album (summer/spring/fall...not winter)
Beirut- The Flying Club Cup or Gulag Orkestar (anytime......wonderful Balkin influence...trumpets...awesome)
Explosions In the Sky- The Rescue or The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place (post rock at its best, any time of the year)
Sigur Ros- Takk (epic, Icelandic dream world soundtrack for long, dark rides, or beautiful afternoons)
American Football- S/T (not in any way new real indie/emo.....wonderful weekend rides)
Bloc Party- Silent Alarm (up beat, happy and sad. wonderful sunny tunes)
Matt Pond Pa- a mix I made or their/his best songs (FALL ONLY)
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i crank drum and bass mixes

it makes me feel like im in a video game
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Originally Posted by triplesixer View Post
^ false metal.
I agree, those bands aren't metal. A couple of them are better.
I listen to either Explosions In The Sky or Dieselboy, Depending on if I'm riding hard or cruising along.
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Originally Posted by gayestmanalive View Post
i crank drum and bass mixes

it makes me feel like im in a video game
+1
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Originally Posted by thebeard View Post
The only good Underoath--and it's not good that I look back on it now--was the Underoath I listened to when I was 16.

I don't listen to music on my bike. But here's a list of albums that really make me want to ride my bike, or that I daydream about listening to on my bike. Don't start some bull**** arguments about genres.

Against Me!- As The Eternal Cowboy (for sunny, spring/summer, up the punx tunes)
City of Caterpillar- S/T (epic music for long rides)
Eyes of Verotika- Map of Heroes (old real screamo from nebraska.....awesome album for any ride)
Caught in the Fall- Act IV ( old chaotic screamo/hardcore from nebraska...awesome for any ride)
Weezer- Blue Album (summer/spring/fall...not winter)
Beirut- The Flying Club Cup or Gulag Orkestar (anytime......wonderful Balkin influence...trumpets...awesome)
Explosions In the Sky- The Rescue or The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place (post rock at its best, any time of the year)
Sigur Ros- Takk (epic, Icelandic dream world soundtrack for long, dark rides, or beautiful afternoons)
American Football- S/T (not in any way new real indie/emo.....wonderful weekend rides)
Bloc Party- Silent Alarm (up beat, happy and sad. wonderful sunny tunes)
Matt Pond Pa- a mix I made or their/his best songs (FALL ONLY)
Yes I agree with the genres bull****. Thank you for saying that. ,
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Yes I agree with the genres bull****. Thank you for saying that. ,

Word. It happens waaaaay too much.
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i haven't ridden on my bike with my headphones on yet.


but i'd listen to

Converge - Jane Doe
City of Caterpillar - s/t
Drive Like Jehu - Yank Crime
Fugazi - 13 songs
Glassjaw - Worship and Tribute
hopesfall - No Wings to Speak of
Kidcrash - Jokes
On The Might of Prines - Where you are and where you want to be
Pg. 99 - Document #8
Against Me! - Crimes EP

my ride is completely on the street, so i can't really rock out listening to anything.
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You guys aren't metal dorks... I am. Sorry.
Pretty much everything Mr. Wiggles listed is false metal (or false hardcore, or false screamo, or whatever). It's a fact.

Understanding- I LOVE all the screamo **** you listed. You get into Charles Bronson or Orchid at all?
*edit- the real screamo (pg 99, city of cat, etc.)
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