What songs make you feel amazing when you listen to them?

1 year, 11 months ago

I’m looking for new songs, preferably Indie, Folk etc. I love listening to both the calm kind of indie music and the happy upbeat indie music.

April 29, 2013 at 9:01 pm

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Profile photo of Colette Colette (@coletteculbertson) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

Global Concepts; Religious Views. Both by Robert deLong, he’s up an up and coming artist that I predict to be on AWOLNATION’s level by this time next year.

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Profile photo of bmarie bmarie (@bmarie) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

@coletteculbertson, I love Global Concepts. I just heard it about a week ago and I fell in love.

@kmhumber17, I have my Pandora station set to Indie Pop Radio and I’ve been listening to it nonstop for about a week now. It repeats a lot of the same songs so I guess it doesn’t have much variety yet, but you should check it out!

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Profile photo of Thunderfeet Thunderfeet (@thunderfeet) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

@kmhumber17, The title and first post are a little misleading and confusing, what I mean is do you want to know the songs that make us feel amazing or do you only want indie music that fits your tastes? I’m really into hip hop, not the crap on the radio I’m talking about real hip hop that involves skill, and I can think of a lot of awesome songs that might go over most peoples heads because they don’t have the same appreciation for lyrics as I do. That being said some songs that make me feel awesome are not about the lyrics, instead it is the raw emotion and deep message that resonates with me. So I would like to post some of these songs but if you only want songs that fit you tastes, as your first post seems to say, then I will refrain.

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Profile photo of sidthekid sidthekid (@shakhtar) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

@kmhumber17, check out an artist called Flume, as well as Crystal Castles, or Ghostland Observatory. I’m not sure if your’e familiar with any of these groups but they produce good, happy music :) Enjoy

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Profile photo of TheSkaFish TheSkaFish M (@theskafish) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

@kmhumber17, you said Indie, have you heard of the band Bleeding Rainbow? I just got into them this year. They also have a CD out under the name Reading Rainbow before they had to change their name.

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Profile photo of Dafirestar Dafirestar (@dafirestar) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

Whenever I hear Train my mood gets lifted. Trains great lyrics and upbeat music take me away and put me somewhere else that makes me smile. Meet Virginia takes me to a happy place and time in my life. I think certain people and places throughout our lives are identified by the music shared with those special people.

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Profile photo of Luis Luis (@luisfabian) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

You guys have some jamz here =) Discovering new love right now, thank you.

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Profile photo of MajorTom MajorTom (@MajorTom) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

@kmhumber17, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes!!! They have two albums, and I couldn’t recommend them enough if you like calm upbeat indie folk music. Also the Bright Eyes album “I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning.”

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Profile photo of Anetuki Anetuki (@whiteblueberry) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

Ahh, there are so many.
Hilight Tribe – Free tibet (and many other songs of theirs)

Alt-J – Taro

Edward Sharpe and the magnetic zeroes – 40 day dream and many other songs

Alcoholic Faith Mission – My eyes to see

Argatu` – O sesiune pe folclorul romanesc si aroman and other songs of theirs

Silent Strike – Top Instrumentals

Mark Farina ft. Sean Hayes – Dream machine

Grimes – Genesis

James Newton Howard – Solomon Vandy

Then some stuff you can find on soundcloud

https://soundcloud.com/moonbeamru/01-moonbeam-feat-leusin

https://soundcloud.com/insight-music-promotions/aerotake-departures

And most of the stuff from DUB FX.

Ehh, it’s amazing how the vibrations and frequences of some music can put you in a specific emotional state. To be honest, music is what made me open my eyes and started my awakening, it just finally made sense.
I’m also a sucker for tribal and folk music so I sometimes just put on a mix of african, arabic or native american traditional sounds and fly above places I’ve never been to.

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Profile photo of Anetuki Anetuki (@whiteblueberry) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

Sorry for slowing down this post with all these videos. Didn’t know they would show up directly.

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Profile photo of smalls smalls (@smalls) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

@kmhumber17, not sure if this qualifies, but maybe

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Profile photo of Katie Katie (@kmhumber17) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

@thunderfeet, I completely missed that when I was making this! Thank you for pointing that out. Of course I am open to hearing people’s favorite songs regardless of genre. I am just focusing more on Indie because that’s what I like to listen to mostly and I need new songs. If you have any suggestions for the hip hop songs you like, I would love to hear those also!(:

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Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

http://8tracks.com/anewlon10/oh-the-places-you-ll-go this entire playlist is upbeat indie sun is shinning magic will happen no bad in your world kinda music. Guaranteed to put a smile on your face. guaranteed. Noteable happy songs on it are 500 miles by The Proclaimers, Mr Blue Sky by the Electric Light Orchestra and Send Me On My Way by Rusted Root.

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Profile photo of Koda Koda (@gonzo1603) 1 year, 11 months ago ago
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Profile photo of nicht nicht (@motorik) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

If you like folk, might as well go back to the old and good ones.

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Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

Joe Pug is quality folk-rock – I suggest “Hymn #101″ or “The Great Despiser”

Ben Howard’s ‘Every Kingdom’ album is pretty much flawless front to back.

And if you’re still hanging around check out The Tallest Man on Earth. “Like the Wheel” & “Troubles Will Be Gone” are wonderful.

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Profile photo of Bartleby the Scrivener Bartleby the Scrivener (@unpaid-intern) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

Noah and the Whale is some happy folk music.

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Profile photo of Psychonaut Psychonaut (@psychonaut) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

You and I — Crystal Fighters (you will have to listen via soundcloud or youtube

Purity Ring (whole album is epic)

@kmhumber17,

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Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

also, All I Want Is You by Barry Louis Polisar

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Profile photo of Jay Jay (@punker96) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

To answer your question in the title, my answer is without a doubt Angels & Airwaves. Love that band! Their LOVE Part 1 & 2 Albums always take me on such a trip and bring me back to such an amazing place when I’m feeling down.

For something closer to your genre of choice, I think you would REALLY love a band called Attack in Black, especially their “Curve of the Earth” and “Years” albums. Very mellow indie/folk stuff, probably very close to what you are searching for.

Here’s a track from them, my favorite off their Years album:

If you like that and are interested in some more of their music, send me a private message and I’d be happy to hook you up :)

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@conpassione, Fuck.

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Profile photo of Sean Sean (@thrash197) 1 year, 11 months ago ago

@kmhumber17, Well its not indie and might not be your taste, but I think this is one of the most beautiful things in the world: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEfS98F89Ho If you don’t like what you hear at first, I would skip to the 5:18 mark and listen from there on. I really don’t think you’ll be disappointed in that part.

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