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      Wow, that's an amazing selection. Could have been mine.

      However, I prefer a moment of quietude before matchplay, concentrating only on breathing for a minute or two. If that really doesn't help putting me in the now and here only, there's another Nocturne that helps me more:



      ... and there's Arvo Pärt:



      … and Satie's Gnossiennes:



      ... and the Goldberg Variations:



      After the match, I might pick myself up using:



      ... or:

      Last edited by yoass; 03-01-2017 at 07:48 AM.

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      Very interesting posts so far.
      I must say i'm gonna try out one or the other.
      This next song here helps a lot when struggling with confidence.


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      What kind of a question is that!? Obviously...



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      Ah, beauty!

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      Reptilla by The Strokes.

      The first ever TT video I watched on Youtube had that soundtrack to it.

      Patrick Baum vs Jun Mizutani 2005 WJTTC final Not sure if this video is still available...

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      Quote Originally Posted by Der_Echte View Post

      Oh wait a minute... is that Seo Hyo Won over there? Gotta go play Chopin Nocturns...

      Valentina Lisitsa is my second favourite pianist, good choice. (Vladimir Horowitz is the No.1)
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      Quote Originally Posted by eyepop View Post
      I never listen to one particular song, but if I had to pick just one, I'd probably go for "Tired of Waiting" by Nomeansno. And since I usually go to my matches straight from work, which is a 10-minute walk, I'd add a couple of other random NMN songs to the playlist.


      Woah, those don't come up very often!! Some cool songs in here.

      Personally, maybe this:


      Also, special mention to Suga_D for the mother of TT references... Freestyling on the block, now I chief rock!

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      It depends on my mood. Sometimes I listen to baroque operas, sometimes soft pop, but most of the times I wanna fire up myself so metal. I am visual kei fan (so promotion comes) and these are my favourite speed up songs:

      If I want something more oldschool the X Japan and either Kurenai or Dahlia. I am biased, but Yoshiki is one of the best drummers in the world. For the best result please watch the video, the spirit in their live concerts was phenomenal! Fast part begins at 1:35:


      Instead of movie soundtrack I listen to Kamijo, whose voice is great. Yeah, it's very slushy-mushy (visual kei is slushy-mushy), but sometimes I have the mood for it. For the best results listen without visual input(not video, just music) in high-quality, max volume and let the overplayed vocal flow through your body.


      If I need ULTIMATE POWER I choose Jupiter to give me B.L.A.S.T.!:


      These are my matchplaying songs, but they doesn't represent my musical taste, as I mostly listen these when I need an adrenaline rush.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Ioiettino View Post
      Woah, those don't come up very often!! Some cool songs in here.

      Personally, maybe this:


      Also, special mention to Suga_D for the mother of TT references... Freestyling on the block, now I chief rock!
      My brain, so if it's gonna rain let it rain
      I spook you with the hit, make you jump like House of Pain
      Boogaloo boogaloo, shake and jump
      And remember, remember, Chief Rocka won't front!

      A BIG super Like that you know this song.

      Supercool!
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      If I really want to get pumped up I listen to Thunderstruck by AC/DC

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      Nah, you outta listen to the stuff you parents' generation liked...

      like say "Regen ist schön" since it rains a lot in Germany pre-spring and spring...

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      Quote Originally Posted by Suga D View Post
      My brain, so if it's gonna rain let it rain
      I spook you with the hit, make you jump like House of Pain
      Boogaloo boogaloo, shake and jump
      And remember, remember, Chief Rocka won't front!
      Ahah the thing never ends, never thought about that. Not sure I'll ever be able to "not hear it", from now...






      As far as weird samples go, there's this (1:40 and at the end):




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      Now on hot rotation on my playlist.

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      When you visit Los Angeles, it is almost MANDATORY to include this one on the playlist...


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      Wow! What the hell were they thinking?! XD

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      I don't listen to music before playing, but if I did...


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