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What music do you like to listen to while playing? I'm a Zeppelin fan, but lately I've been listening to Coltrane when I'm playing.
It depends on what I'm playing. (I'm a classic jazz fan)
Bill Evans is nice to listen to during a high-pressure tournament game against a stronger player... it's very relaxing. I like Miles Davis for that kind of a situation too.
Any of the major big bands - Ellington, Basie, Gleen Miller - are fun to listen to in blitz matches. If I'm feeling rebellious, I'll put on some Brecker or Joe Henderson and see what kind of ideas those give me - one time I heard Brecker play a pentatonic tritone substitution (Don't ask, it's music theory crap), then sacrificed a rook and a minor piece, and won the game fifteen moves later. It was great. Brecker & Pat Metheney playing Summertime is now my lucky blitz track...
Don't listen to music while playing chess, it will disrupt your concentration
mount fuji doom jazz, angelo badalamenti, madlib, anything trippy or ambient is nice
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