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lavidasofa
08-12-2007, 06:42 AM
So what's everyone working out to here? I'm on my usual Depeche Mode kick with a bit of Marilyn Manson, Morrissey, Smiths, Erasure, Portishead and New Order mixed in.


PinkyPie
08-12-2007, 06:57 AM
OK, so did you steal my music collection?????

I have nothing on at the moment, but as soon as I start at the gym again, I'll be cranking up the old iPod :)

MangoKitty
08-12-2007, 07:40 AM
when i run it's to a mix of noise and industrial. the heavy beat keeps my legs moving!


Melgettinthin
08-12-2007, 07:42 AM
I am going to see Prince next weekend (OMFG so excited!!!!1) so I have broken out all of the old school stuff, most particulary the "1999" album and have downloaded a lot of the B-sides as well. I am also quite partial to the new Kanye West single, "Stronger."

But my musical taste is very eclectic so I will be bored with that soon! One old workout favorite for me though is Primal Scream's "Screamadelica." Never gets old!

mauvaisroux
08-12-2007, 08:13 PM
NIN, Smashing Pumpkins, Sisters of Mercy,Korn, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult etc.

Idealmuse
08-12-2007, 08:24 PM
I went through my Itunes and rated all my songs and put the 4 and 5 star ones on my Ipod shuffle. Mostly GirlyGoth/EBM/TripHop.

Collide, Switchblade Symphony, The Birthday massacre, VNV, Covenant, Aseemblage 23, Portishead, Massive Attack, The Cure tend to pop up a lot on my MP3 player.

sockmonkey70
08-13-2007, 07:31 PM
Mainly NIN...some Korn, some Nirvana, some Linkin Park, some Deftones, and some Chevelle would be other popular choices of mine.

TurboLeda
08-13-2007, 07:35 PM
really similiar!! a few songs from each:

- marilyn manson
- smashing pumpkins
- lots of hard house/electronic with crazy beats
- christina aguilera
- yeah yeah yeahs

magicalstasia
08-14-2007, 02:20 PM
Linkin Park, (said with an embarrassed face) Kelly Clarkson, Extol, Mortal Treason..... anything that makes me work harder...lol

witchyonadiet
08-19-2007, 05:22 PM
Mostly Evanescence & Korn - but my sweetie is bringing me some Clutch when he comes up next month.

Modjeska
08-28-2007, 10:06 AM
I have a workout playlist on my iPod, and a lot of it is stuff that I never listen to when I'm not working out! Pop with a nice steady beat. But my favorite workout stuff is really hard-driving angry girl music.:D

endlessly
08-29-2007, 10:41 PM
Joy Division, Alkaline Trio, The Smiths and The Pixies.

Last week I was all about The Breeders, Babes in Toyland and Bikini Kill.:dizzy:

JacquelineR
08-31-2007, 05:53 AM
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Chemical Romance, Jimmy Eats World, Smashing Pumpkins mainly.

CrazyAva
09-08-2007, 03:34 AM
I listen to mostly industrial stuff. Also good to see I am not the only one who likes to workout to some Evanescence or NIN!

Kati
09-08-2007, 03:38 AM
Oh loverly! I have tons of music, that I write to. I totally forgot that I could *gasp* move to music as well as type to it! I am so going to start listening to my tunes in a different way.

eirlys
09-09-2007, 11:37 PM
Marilyn Manson, Portishead, Otep, Wicked Wisdom (she kinda sucks.. but it grows on ya), Cradle of Filth, Prince, Lot's of 80's hair metal, Lamb of God, some Barbershop quartet, GnR, Dark Tranquility.. a bunch of stuff really. And the deep dark secret buried deep inside my mp3 player... My Humps by Black Eyed Peas.. I hate the song but it's so catchy. :(

MangoKitty
09-10-2007, 07:55 AM
haha, man i love Black Eyed Peas. there's no shame in that!

srqmomof2
09-19-2007, 06:24 PM
The Ramones, The Misfits, Sex Pistols....and a bunch of Indian music I found by accident. It's the oddest mix, but it works!

CrazyAva
09-20-2007, 12:25 AM
I think as long as it works, that's all that matters. Some of my mixes are so random my husband looks at me like I have 2 heads because some of the stuff I put together. I listen to everything basically, with the exception of rap, not a fan, but just imagine your player going from Incubus to Brad Paisley and you've got my play list. On one play list I have a bunch of 80's madonna mixed in with TOOL...It's all music that motivates me and so I don't care what order they pop on in :lol:

Sharkysmachine
09-30-2007, 09:09 PM
Lately I've been working out to a lot of cheesy old goth music from my younger days like early siouxsie and bauhaus. I can't believe I took it all so seriously then. Other than that I'll all about 80s jams and hip hop and a few Huey Lewis tunes because I love his voice.

Daft Punk gets me going so I have to have a little of that along with Cut Copy, Air (I know, who works out to Air?) and Amy Winehouse.

SugarSpunSister
10-07-2007, 06:07 AM
can't imagine working out to Joy Division or The Smiths! It still never ceases to amaze me that people dance to The Smiths at clubs.
It's hard electro or new rave for me when it's time to run - Klaxons, LCD Soundsystem, The Faint, CSS, Sh*tdisco, Friendly Fires, etc.
My personal favourite this week is the track 'Searching Flesh' by Dandi Wind, it really gets me going! Plus, it's just f*cking awesome.
My mom is really partial to London electro band Infadels for her walks, she rarely strays!

ollie27
10-09-2007, 02:14 PM
Lords of Acid and Peaches are two of my work out faves.

Here, here for the random mixes.

dcapulet
10-10-2007, 08:16 PM
I ADORE New Order!

Working out to:

The Smiths
Type -O Negative
Zepplin
Paul Simon
Brand New
U2
Dropkick Murphys
Paul McCartney
Gorillaz
Jimmy Eats World
Alien Ant Farm
RHCP

and I need to get some Amy Winehouse!

purple kitty
10-11-2007, 07:52 AM
Currently, I have a nice mix of:

And One
Depeche Mode
KMFDM
VNV Nation
Nightwish
Apoptygma Berzerk
Combichrist
NIN
The Dresden Dolls
Daft Punk
Malice Mizer

And some weird Japanese pop music that is incredibly catchy and makes me want to dance. I have no clue who it is though.

Lovely
10-11-2007, 08:47 AM
Daft Punk is an excellent work out choice. But I'm trying to figure out which Dresden Dolls songs are good for the sort of energy high I need while chugging along. I prefer them for full on belting out in my car on long trips ;) Oh how I <3 you Amanda Palmer.

purple kitty
10-11-2007, 09:25 PM
Daft Punk is an excellent work out choice. But I'm trying to figure out which Dresden Dolls songs are good for the sort of energy high I need while chugging along. I prefer them for full on belting out in my car on long trips ;) Oh how I <3 you Amanda Palmer.

Amanda Palmer is my idol, I love her! "Girl Ananchorism" is VERY high energy, so that's on my list, as well as "Gravity", "Sex Changes", "BackStabber", and "The Jeep Song". I love getting stares from people in red jeeps when I yell out "I want to paint it black!"

Shy Moment
10-11-2007, 09:41 PM
Well, since my walk videos and work out videos are just that videos. I don't pick what the music is and that is ok. I must be about 950 because I didn't recognize one of the groups you all were talking about lol. Have a feeling they aren't sold with Conway Twitty lol.

Sleeping With Giants
10-13-2007, 12:57 PM
I listen to The Academy Is... a lot when exercising - their songs are upbeat and fast, and the lead singer is so amazingly skinny that I just wish I could be a girl version of him!

Some other favorites are:

Fall Out Boy
My Chemical Romance
Panic! at the Disco
Cobra Starship
Smashing Pumpkins
Shiny Toy Guns
Paramore
Meg and Dia
... anything else that rocks out loud!

purple kitty
10-13-2007, 02:52 PM
I listen to The Academy Is... a lot when exercising - their songs are upbeat and fast, and the lead singer is so amazingly skinny that I just wish I could be a girl version of him!

Some other favorites are:

Fall Out Boy
My Chemical Romance
Panic! at the Disco
Cobra Starship
Smashing Pumpkins
Shiny Toy Guns
Paramore
Meg and Dia
... anything else that rocks out loud!





<3 Shiny Toy Guns

PrincessSasha
10-24-2007, 04:43 PM
I usually listen to my "top 25 most played" on my ipod. I hate to excercise somehow I can stand it in 15 minutes intervals when I have my favorite songs..

the list includes:

Sasha
Hernan Cattaneo
Broken Social Scene
Radiohead
Bjork
Coheed and Cambria
DJ Micro
Bloc Party
Le Tigre
Pendulum
Current 93
Daft Punk
The Arcade Fire
Squarepusher
Aphex Twin
The Chemical Brothers

wifey bullseye
10-24-2007, 04:51 PM
David Crowder Band!
Delirious
Falling Up
(all part of a playlist thats titled 'walkin worship' - its both upbeat and uplifting which is perfect for 445 in the morning workouts)

I also have a playlist thats all the disco from my reception...I catch myself dancing on the treadmill! :D

witchyonadiet
10-24-2007, 07:53 PM
Toadies !!!!!!!!!!!

shadowclaw
10-30-2007, 08:15 PM
I listen to an odd little mix of stuff while working out. Lots of Nightwish, Evanescence, Within Temptation, Tristania and After Forever. I temper it with some 80s stuff, like Guns N' Roses, Poison, Van Halen and Iron Maiden. Then there's the really odd stuff -- you can usually find a song or two by Aqua or the Backstreet Boys mixed in. Sometimes I just want to dance around like I'm 14 again. Finally, I toss in some random stuff that I like - a few tracks by Live, Breaking Benjamin, Sonata Arctica and others.

I basically try to keep it fast, loud and diverse.

lointhecity
10-30-2007, 08:49 PM
I listen mostly to things that inspire my imagination. Buenos Aires from Evita really gets me running and I don't even notice when I pick up the pace cause I'm too busy imagining the movie. I like listening to soundtracks or songs that have a story. They distract me from my leg's soreness.. lol

Little B
11-06-2007, 08:41 AM
I adore my Batcave/Trad G*th... however it's too slow for me when I'm trying to move my ***. I have a real tendency to just wave my arms and glide in typical old-school manner and basically that's not gonna cut it!

So... it's stompy, bleepy, aggro stuff... cut/paste a mix bag of EBM, Futurepop and other noisey goodness.

What's been making me move my feet recently?

Xotox
NorthBorne
Panzerveps
Unter Null
Combichrist
Hocico
God Module
VNV Nation [only a few select songs... the rest are too slow!]

This changes fairly frequently... could be a whole new bunch of stuff I'm listening to next month.

~ Little B xx

JenJam
11-06-2007, 06:02 PM
Well ... as I do classes the music gets chosen, but there are a couple of iron maiden tracks and somethign that mixes in a bit of the KLF.
If I'm at home it has to be Prodigy and some Chemical Brothers, and I'm building up to dancing ALL the way through Ministry's "Jesus Built my Hotrod" LOL :)

mauvaisroux
11-06-2007, 09:48 PM
Great ideas for music! I love White Zombie to exercise too!

Another song I like Disturbed's "The Sickness"

RiotGrrlCynic
11-18-2007, 12:24 AM
I have a mix of all sorts of stuff, anything with a good beat...

favs:

Bikini Kill
White Zombie/Rob Zombie
L7 ("fast and frightening" if I really want to pick up the pace)
NIN
poison the well
KidneyThieves
Le Tigre
Sleater-Kinney
Team Dresch
The Haggard
Alkaline Trio
Say Anything
Shiny Toy Guns
Stiff Little Fingers
Black Flag
7 Year *****
and even some Ani Difranco...

:devil:

sidhe
11-22-2007, 12:17 AM
Rob Zombie/White Zombie, first and foremost. HAS the there.
Metallica.
Godsmack.
NIN.
Evanescence.
Ozzy Osbourne.
Velvet Revolver.


and...

Gretchen Wilson.
Josh Turner.
Garth Brooks.
Charlie Daniels Band.

Trust me, you don't know fun until you've heard "Superbeast" backed by "Here for the Party". ;)

crzychk01
11-24-2007, 12:21 AM
Boikot (spanish punk) bad religion, death by stereo, primus and bad brains. All my favorites.

kamikazegirl
12-07-2007, 12:32 AM
Right now: Dir En Grey, Maximum the Hormone (j-metal/rock), the Trax (k-rock), Rage Against the Machine, Avenged Sevenfold, Bedlight for Blue Eyes, Paramore, Cruiserweight, Fireflight, Anberlin, Moneen, Siouxsie and the Banshees,

alhiser
01-01-2008, 01:12 PM
Nothing better than NIN :D

rockerinsideafatgirl
01-02-2008, 04:20 PM
Paramore... I used to hate them... but lately I can't stop listening to them... And RIOT is a surprisingly great album. MCR is great, Queen, The Darkness, pretty much anything with an electric guitar and kick *** drummer.

veggielover
01-02-2008, 08:24 PM
I usually listen to my "top 25 most played" on my ipod. I hate to excercise somehow I can stand it in 15 minutes intervals when I have my favorite songs..

the list includes:

Sasha
Hernan Cattaneo
Broken Social Scene
Radiohead
Bjork
Coheed and Cambria
DJ Micro
Bloc Party
Le Tigre
Pendulum
Current 93
Daft Punk
The Arcade Fire
Squarepusher
Aphex Twin
The Chemical Brothers

Whoa! you and I have similar taste!

veggielover
01-02-2008, 08:28 PM
What i listen to and what I work out to aren't usually the same music. I listen to a lot more mainstream stuff at the gym (incubus, MCR, a lot of everything), I do yoga to more new age or post-rock stuff ( sigur ros, EITS, Hammock), and I listen to a lot of beats (aphex twin, massive attack, natalie walker, etc)

... I have to admit that I love old 70's or 80's classics anytime.

sodredge
01-07-2008, 04:43 AM
Klank
Red
Skillet
Zero
Wedding Party
Disciple

gaia2094
01-07-2008, 12:06 PM
All I have on my computer is the Hairspray and Phantom of the Opera soundtracks... I should get more.:o:dance:

Tharmony
01-08-2008, 11:53 AM
Nothing better than NIN :D

Truer words were never spoken. :smug:

Wanttolosealot
01-11-2008, 12:56 PM
Anything from CCR, Areosmith, pop, fast country, whatever gets the heart pumpin!

Fawchy
01-23-2008, 12:31 PM
I have a nice playlist with Patrick Wolf, The Cure, Bishi, Slagsmålsklubben and The Blood Brothers... A nice mix of different kinds of music, though all very upbeat ^^

LizzieW
01-23-2008, 01:12 PM
Looks like I fit in with the Alternachicks! My current treadmill trampin' music includes:

The Breeders
Placebo
Ladytron
Bjork
Chemical Brothers
The Cure
The Clash

Not too shabby for a chick in her late forties, eh? :D

Ookpik
01-24-2008, 09:41 PM
I like anything with a good beat, from Bob Sinclair, Madonna and Rihanna, to older stuff like Ratt, AC/DC and Zeppelin. Anything fast paced to get my energy up.

KristieAnne
01-27-2008, 02:05 PM
I love Le Tigre for working out..The Gossip...also some hip hop like Lauryn Hill, Mos Def's first album...female/human being positive gives my spirit a workout too...