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Discussion on: Do you associate music with any fond coding memories?

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Valentin Baca • Edited

"Nevergreen" by Emancipator is the first song on my Spotify Programming playlist and it's a testament to Classical Conditioning: as soon as I hear the first few notes, my mind is primed for coding

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Halsey's latest album reminds me of my iOS project.

Matt Woods' "Impression" reminds me of the red-eye flight I took to a fulfillment center to help resolve a Sev-1 issue.

Lately I've found the Doom Eternal soundtrack to be oddly focusing. Video game music in general is especially good for focus and attention without being distracting. However, sometimes such "ambient" music can be too soothing and lulls me into wanting a nap.

Other than that, I'm generally big fan of The Weeknd, Lana del Rey, & Halsey. The only time I listen to music is coding. (If I'm driving or doing chores I tend to listen to podcasts or audiobooks). So I find that music in general just makes me think of coding, but still funny that songs about drugs, sex, and love remind me of coding.