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Discussion on: Music to Listen to While Coding

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William Grant

Looks like you mainly use youtube for your music but if you have Spotify I recommend the Deep Focus and Stress Relief playlists.

Deep Focus: open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9dQZF...
Stress Relief: open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9dQZF...

If you are into piano. One of my favorite musical humans officialxeuphoria.bandcamp.com/

I understand that fast music can sometimes make you feel stressed but if you ever want to feel like hackerman...
masterbootrecord.bandcamp.com/

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Sven Varkel

One more aspect for using Spotify (or any other music streaming platform) instead of YouTube - streaming video for just listening to music is extreme waste of bandwidth. And bandwidth is a resource that we should not forget about:) There's a lot of it nowadays but it's still limited.

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Chris Achard Author

That's a good point for sure - and something I probably don't think enough about when I'm sitting at home with enough bandwidth

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William Grant

I 100% agree. I had to deal with the bandwidth issue for years. On that note you can use this awesome piece of tech for playing music from YouTube github.com/mps-youtube/mps-youtube

It fetches and plays the audio streams using youtube-dl. You can also toggle it to show video if you need.

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Chris Achard Author

Oh nice, thanks!

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Sven Varkel

Thx, that's cool!

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Chris Achard Author

Yes, I tend to like youtube just because it's free and there is so much neat (music) content - but yes, there are some great spotify playlists too!

And yes - that music definitely is intense :)