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#21 niemandgeist

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Posted 17 September 2016 - 03:04 PM

This is a really nice chill album to just relax to. I like to put it on sometimes and just lay in bed letting my thoughts wander. It's by a band called Lantlos, which is old German for "landless" or basically "without country". All of the lyrics are sung in English.

 

Lantlos --- "Melting Sun"

 

Link to playlist on Youtube:

 

https://www.youtube....xf8k-OY6OiiXL4y

 

My favorite is track 4 - "Jade Fields". This is the first song I heard by them on internet radio and I fell in love immediately and had to own the album.

 

The interesting thing about this album is that this is totally uncharacteristic of the band's normal sound. They used to be a black metal band and this album is quite dreamy and tranquil. I've fallen in love with quite a few previously death/black/hard metal bands that ended up going softer down the line.

 

Here's a review article about the band and this album in particular:

 

http://www.npr.org/s...-you-with-bliss


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Posted 04 January 2017 - 10:27 AM

My latest "chill" album:

 

Jesu (former GODFLESH) "Ascension" It's 'shoegaze metal'

 

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Posted 09 January 2017 - 02:00 AM

Modest Mouse is always super chill, and I've been listening to a lot of Shakey Graves lately.
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#25 GORF

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 09:01 AM

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If you don't think this is chill then I need a new dictionary. :)

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 03:03 PM

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what we have here is a failure to communicate

 

Modest Mouse is sometimes "chill"


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Posted 12 January 2017 - 03:13 PM

"chill" is highly subjective.  :biggrin:



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Posted 27 April 2017 - 03:37 AM

Any portis head fans?

Yes portishead's good tripping musak.

And Massive Attack, nearly anything they do but I usually start off with (sorry Im old) Mezzanine from start to finish.



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Posted 27 April 2017 - 10:07 AM

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Recorded in 1966! Listen to some of the electric guitar fret work and then ... in 1966 Man!

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Posted 27 April 2017 - 12:33 PM

I'm not going to link to anything, but my choices would be Acoustic Alchemy- Against the Grain, or Arcanum, and America's very first self titled album.



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Posted 27 April 2017 - 07:37 PM

Boards of Canada amongst other similar ambient electronica for me :)

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Posted 27 April 2017 - 09:54 PM

So Sorry! I gotta add Ambrosia's debut album! What they did to never see that album, in any form available on the market, for so many years :ohmy:  makes me ill!


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