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zhao
19-10-2010, 09:02 AM
seems in this A.D.D. age of skipping through wave forms and files in a matter of seconds, it is a rare occurrence to play the same recording over and over in one sitting.

i personally sometimes decide against this practice even if i want to, because, you know, the pile of stuff i need to get through is not growing any smaller!

and on a maybe slightly or massively sexist note, in my experience it seems like girls listen to things repeatedly more - no doubt more attuned and connected to themselves compared to the voracious and blind information consumption of males. (and if that clarification didn't work, i'm wearing protective head gear so go ahead with the flying bricks)

so lets have them, recent ones or ones from the past, as well as theories and anecdotes whatever.

for me right now:

John Fahey's last album - Red Cross
Steve Lacy - The Window
Steve Lacy - The Holy La
Steve Lacy - Remains
bankolo miziki Vol. 1 & 2

in the past:

toumani diabate - Mande Variations
Taku Sugimoto / Kevin Drumm - Den
Scelsi - Complete Music for Clarinette
Takemitsu: I Hear the Water Dreaming
The Necks - Hanging Gardens
Cornelius Cardew - treatise
Oval - Systemische
Alice Coltrane - A Monastic Trio
etc...

BareBones
19-10-2010, 09:04 AM
right now for me it's Dr John - Gris Gris

baboon2004
19-10-2010, 11:07 AM
Nina Simone - African Mailman
Some Gas track I can't remember the number of.

Sectionfive
19-10-2010, 11:15 AM
A pile of Dean Feeney mixes,
Really Swing's Quiroga EP
and this (http://soundcloud.com/r_co/dj-harvey-garage-groove-1989)DJ Harvey mix

zhao
19-10-2010, 11:56 AM
and there must be people who don't or have not done this in a mad long time. speak up: why not?

baboon2004
19-10-2010, 11:59 AM
Sideline: what would be the track on repeat guaranteed to drive you completely, homicidally insane in the shortest amount of time? So many to choose from.

m99188868
19-10-2010, 01:48 PM
Recent:

- Tchaikovsky's violin concerto in D major.
- Dvoráks Symphony No. 9

I used to listen to all my music on repeat for days. Nowadays I support only classical music on repeat. I dont' know why; the rest just makes me nervous after a while.

Maybe the reason is just numerical.

mistersloane
19-10-2010, 07:10 PM
I'm a total girl, and I love listening to tracks on repeat, climbing in and out of each moment for days. It makes me sad men can't do it, same as with multiple orgasms.

Last week it was Ras Kass, Remain Anonymous :

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both the vocal and instrumental version
and the week before it was Sunz Of Man : Five Arch Angels

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just the instrumental version though.

PeteUM
19-10-2010, 07:32 PM
and there must be people who don't or have not done this in a mad long time. speak up: why not?

Yeah I haven't done this for a mad long time but I remember moving into a new place a mad long time ago and listening to the album this song is from on repeat:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncgC7pDzcrQ

slackk
19-10-2010, 08:13 PM
the only thing i've listened to on repeat in about 8 months is this song

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it happens about once every fortnight and then gets played on a loop for ages.

continuum
19-10-2010, 09:48 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClVwEzLq4k0

Ory
19-10-2010, 10:48 PM
recently, Scott Walker - Scott 4

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brilliant

baboon2004
19-10-2010, 10:54 PM
Yeah, I often play this on repeat:

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how can 2 minutes be so transcendent?

gnome
20-10-2010, 01:35 AM
after seeing 30th Century Man (the Scott Walker doc) I alternated between listening to "Boy Child" and "The Electrician" non stop for about two days