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    Anyone have any suggestions for good compilations of music to drink coffee by or favourite artists that just put you in that chill out mood?

    I have been doing some surfing on the web and there are some compilations in the US by unknown artists but wanted to find something local. Obviously there is the option of making my own (by legitimately backing up my own CDs ) but would like something I am able to give as an xmas gift.

  • #2
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    I reckon any slow jazz with a sax and a beat would be fine. Another option would be some jazz guitar (an artist called Joe Fuentes comes to mind).

    I can sit down with a coffee and chill out to some Iron Maiden, but thats just me.

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    • #3
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      Okay dont laugh..

      the soundtrack to Curious George (the movie) by Jack Johnson and friends. My baby LOVES this CD as much as I do (or maybe I love it because she does) and I was just thinking how relaxing it was to listen to as I was having a coffee this afternoon.

      Its our new latest thing I think... Curious George and a coffee.

      Meg

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      • #4
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        Mozart is good.

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        • #5
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          If you read Crema magazine, they always have a page of cd reviews that are usually pretty suitable for listening whilst drinking coffee!

          My own suggestion would be anything by Buena Vista Social Club. I also like Pete Murray and Coldplay.

          Seeing as you havent really told us your preferred taste in music, its a bit hard to make suggestions.

          I have also seen cd compilations that have been specifically put together for coffee drinking. They were done up in packaging that had the names of coffee drinks on them but I didnt see what sort of music they had on the cds. You could probably google them or pm me for where I saw them and you can check it out for yourself.

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          • #6
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            I would have to say, and I am totally unbiased in this, that you absolutely can not go past side two on vinyl, of Led Zeppelin Two, played preferably on a late seventies / early eighties Kenwood solid state amp, across a 500w per channel pa sound system (such as the one I have in my lounge room...), and, most notably, whilst listening to the track "Ramble On" - seems appropriate some how in the current context!

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            • #7
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              Personally Im not big on the "Chill Out" category of compilations. Proper chillout music is for when youre buzzed off your head coming down from a rave. Think KLFs Chill Out, or the early Back To Mine series (Nick Warren, Dave Seaman). But a bit far out for regular listening...

              Im more familiar with slightly older stuff (90s mostly): Portishead, Massive Attack, Morcheeba, Nitin Sawhney, Tricky, Craig Armstrong, Beth Orton, DJ Shadow, William Orbit, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Mercury Rev. Any of those have excellent albums.

              Then we get into the more obscure stuff... All India Radio, I:Cube, Ken Ishii, Mandalay, Mono, The Egg...

              Of current stuff, Jose Gonzales is cool. And Im really liking Sufjan Stevens Illinoise at the moment. Emiliana Torrini is also excellent, plus Joanna Newsom.

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              • #8
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                Originally posted by dford99 link=1165485996/0#0 date=1165485996
                Anyone have any suggestions for good compilations of music to drink coffee by or favourite artists that just put you in that chill out mood?

                I have been doing some surfing on the web and there are some compilations in the US by unknown artists but wanted to find something local. Obviously there is the option of making my own (by legitimately backing up my own CDs ) but would like something I am able to give as an xmas gift.
                Pat Metheny Group - Still Life (Talking)

                Brett

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                • #9
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                  Pat Metheny Group - now thats old school!

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                  • #10
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                    Jose rodriguez - cold fact, red hot chilli peppers, midnight oil, Ray charles, it all depends on my mood.

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                    • #11
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                      For me it would have to be some Floyd (thats Pink Floyd) or the DVD of the Eagles Melbourne Concert

                      It all comes done to what you like.

                      If we all liked the same thing it would be a boring world. ;D

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                      • #12
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                        Some stuff we play at my cafe which never fails to please:

                        Kruder & Dorfmiester: The K&D Sessions
                        Mathew Herbert - just about anything that the guy has done!
                        Hot Chip: For some cheerful brit pop
                        The Greatest Album Tracks of all Time (comp) esp disk one!
                        Etteine: The Sound of Water
                        Ronnie Size: Represent
                        Cafe del Mar: Volume Ocho
                        David Holms: Lets Get Killed
                        New Orleans Funk
                        Dub Wise: Dub Max
                        Air: Moon Safari
                        Destination Marrakesh: (three disk compilation)
                        PJ Harvey: Just about anything that she has done
                        Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Everyone Knows this is Nowhere
                        Outcaste: Untouchable Beats

                        Or you could try making up your own compilation!

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                        • #13
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                          Well heres a good question for a music teacher... lets see

                          You can go funky:
                          and I would recommend some acid jazz such as
                          • The Brand New Heavies (any album by this awesome group) esp "Midnight at Oasis"
                          • Jamiroquai esp something laid back like "This Corner of the Earth"
                          • George Benson "Masquerade"


                          You can go jazzy:
                          • Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) - esp her singing any of the Gershwin songs
                          • Miles Davis (trumpet) - Kind of Blue album
                          • Herbie Hancock - "Maiden Voyage" or "Watermelon Man"
                          • Keith Jarret (piano) - The Koln Concert
                          • Dave Brubeck - Take Five


                          You can go daggy, but kinda cool (in a retro way):
                          • Burt Bacharach compilation albums
                          • The Carpenters - Rainy Days and Mondays
                          • Lionel Ritchie


                          You can go soundtrack
                          • Soundtrack from The Mission (Enio Morricone)
                          • Any Stephen Sondheim compilation albums
                          • Lion King - Broadway Musical version
                          • The Firm - Dave Grusin plays funky New York style jazz piano
                          • The Fabulous Baker Boys - modern jazz


                          You can go folk rock:
                          • Randy Crawford - So Far Away
                          • Simon and Garfunkel -


                          You can go Classical:
                          • Mozart - Clarinet Concerto in A (highly recommended)
                          • Vivaldi - Four Seasons
                          • Bach - Air on a G String
                          • Faure - Requiem
                          • Thais - Meditation
                          • Rachmaninoff - Vespers (so gorgeous!)
                          • Beethoven - Second Movement from Symphony No. 7
                          • Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A little night music)
                          • Allegri - Miserere
                          • Holst - Jupiter from "The Planets"


                          You can go A Cappella
                          • The Idea of North
                          • Take Six


                          You can go Opera
                          • Bizet - Pearl Fishers Duet
                          • Mozart - Soave sia il vento from "Così fan tutte"
                          • Delibes - Flower Duet from Lakme
                          • Puccini - Nessun dorma from Turandot
                          • Gershwin - Summertime from Porgy and Bess
                          • Puccini - Un bel dì (One fine day) from Madame Butterfly


                          You can go laid back, soulful and smooth
                          • Luther Vandross
                          • Al Jarreau
                          • George Benson
                          • Eva Cassidy - Songbird Album
                          • Roberta Flack


                          You can go Latin
                          • Antonio Carlos Jobim - Girl From Ipanema
                          • Buena Vista Social Club
                          • Tito Puente

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                          • #14
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                            Me thinks there is a very tenuous relevance between these music posts and coffee. Its turning into a discourse about music tastes and compilations..... and not coffee.

                            --Robusto

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                            • #15
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                              Wasnt Lion King set in Ethiopia?

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