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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote sean Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 01 2012 at 19:22
I can see a lot of post-rock working for this, but I was thinking on the more uplifting end of things,perhaps some the work by Explosions in the Sky. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Slartibartfast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 01 2012 at 19:48
Originally posted by sean sean wrote:

I can see a lot of post-rock working for this, but I was thinking on the more uplifting end of things,perhaps some the work by Explosions in the Sky. 

You know, I was thinking about the topic and not quite sure.  If I were dieing I'd probably be going with whatever music played in my head.  Post rock or ambient wouldn't be bad if I were physically listening.  In the end I'd rather listen to something I hadn't already heard that was about to be released.

If I were tie dying, probably Terrapin Station. LOL


Edited by Slartibartfast - March 01 2012 at 19:50
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Probably Close to the Edge.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progprogprog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 02 2012 at 09:30
Originally posted by darkshade darkshade wrote:

Close to the Edge

I'm not sure. It would depend on what mood I'm in at the time

My thoughts too! .Yes, maybe Close to the Edge Handshake (If I coudn't find a chick tho! Wink )


Edited by progprogprog - March 02 2012 at 09:31
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Queen  The Show Must Go On.
This night wounds time.
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Nothing can last
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Attended the funeral of a very close friend who sadly committed suicide.  He was a big fan of The Smiths and so the song 'Asleep' was played as we followed the coffin out of the church.  The lyrics are very affecting:

Sing me to sleep 
Sing me to sleep 
And then leave me alone 
Don't try to wake me in the morning 
'Cause I will be gone 
Don't feel bad for me 
I want you to know 
Deep in the cell of my heart 
I will feel so glad to go.

For me the ultimate 'music to die to' would be either the tone poem 'Death and Transfiguration' by Richard Strauss, or the last movement from Mahler's 9th Symphony.

Prog recommendation would be 'After the Ordeal' by Genesis
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I'm 14 years old and i have alot of time,but im also an extreme sport adict im an rapid kayaker driver for 7 years,and i also wonder sometimes if i drown  what song would they play at my funeral: im thinking of Genesis one song from the album a trick of the tail, ripples would be an awesome song,or from porcupine tree lazar.
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Originally posted by Green Shield Stamp Green Shield Stamp wrote:

Attended the funeral of a very close friend who sadly committed suicide.  He was a big fan of The Smiths and so the song 'Asleep' was played as we followed the coffin out of the church.  The lyrics are very affecting:

Sing me to sleep 
Sing me to sleep 
And then leave me alone 
Don't try to wake me in the morning 
'Cause I will be gone 
Don't feel bad for me 
I want you to know 
Deep in the cell of my heart 
I will feel so glad to go.

For me the ultimate 'music to die to' would be either the tone poem 'Death and Transfiguration' by Richard Strauss, or the last movement from Mahler's 9th Symphony.

Prog recommendation would be 'After the Ordeal' by Genesis
Don't know The Smiths or that Genesis song, but i can really relate  to your classical music suggestions. When Richard Strauss was on his own deathbed, he listened to the ending of D & T, and remarked to his wife, something to the effect "You know, this is exactly how it is, i really have captured it in my music"
        And of course, the finale to Mahler's 9th, would fit that perfectly. (And for me,  the Adagio-Finale  to Bruckner's 9th Symphony)


Edited by presdoug - April 08 2012 at 17:51
"and what music unites, man should not take apart"--Helmut Koellen                               
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Justin Bieber...............it will hurry me along and I will get it over with Ping
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I've always said Dogs by Floyd, my fav song, but really......

I can't say. I don't know what it would be like until it happens. Maybe I'd just want peace and quiet, or to hear someone talking to me. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote prog4evr Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 11 2012 at 23:20
At just under 16 minutes, Yes-Awaken from GFTO:  That is the song I would want in my last memory...
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Not to sound all new age on you guys but you can experience this without dying. Just crank whatever tunes way too loud and travel to the other side using dmt. (This can take quite a bit of it depending on how good you are at chemistry- ALSO LET ME STATE THAT IF YOU ARE UNDER 21 I DO NOT ADVOCATE DOING THIS. TAKE SOME TIME TO LET YOUR BRAIN DEVELOP BEFORE YOU SCREW IT UP IDIOT) It can last up to 20 minutes and the music will be the soundtrack to what you might even believe is your death at that moment.
 
And for this I would suggest anything by Volta.
 
 
For me personally if I was actually dying I would listen to a bunch of my own music because it resonates within me more than anyone else's. It is the reason I exist on earth and the moment I can't make it anymore I would plan on dying anyway so why not go out enjoying the only pure obsession?


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Originally posted by Smurph Smurph wrote:

Not to sound all new age on you guys but you can experience this without dying. Just crank whatever tunes way too loud and travel to the other side using dmt. (This can take quite a bit of it depending on how good you are at chemistry- ALSO LET ME STATE THAT IF YOU ARE UNDER 21 I DO NOT ADVOCATE DOING THIS. TAKE SOME TIME TO LET YOUR BRAIN DEVELOP BEFORE YOU SCREW IT UP IDIOT) It can last up to 20 minutes and the music will be the soundtrack to what you might even believe is your death at that moment.
 
 
I'll pass, thanks.  What's dmt, anyway?
In blood, he's writing the lyrics of a brand new tune.
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The ending of "Will Bleed Amen" (when it goes all "Secrets like swans") by Cardiacs (who else?!). Or maybe "Shrine of Mad Laughter" by Deathspell Omega- it will give the whole thing a more humorous aura. 
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Originally posted by Ambient Hurricanes Ambient Hurricanes wrote:

Originally posted by Smurph Smurph wrote:

Not to sound all new age on you guys but you can experience this without dying. Just crank whatever tunes way too loud and travel to the other side using dmt. (This can take quite a bit of it depending on how good you are at chemistry- ALSO LET ME STATE THAT IF YOU ARE UNDER 21 I DO NOT ADVOCATE DOING THIS. TAKE SOME TIME TO LET YOUR BRAIN DEVELOP BEFORE YOU SCREW IT UP IDIOT) It can last up to 20 minutes and the music will be the soundtrack to what you might even believe is your death at that moment.
 
 
I'll pass, thanks.  What's dmt, anyway?
 
 
When you die your brain overproduces this chemical that exists inside every living thing. The near death experiences that people have are really just dmt overproducing.
 
It is also what your dreams are made of literally.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote npjnpj Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2012 at 09:46
That's just sick.

I can't believe something like this is being advocated here.
I like the music of any era, regardless of when it was made.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ambient Hurricanes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2012 at 13:18
Originally posted by Smurph Smurph wrote:

Originally posted by Ambient Hurricanes Ambient Hurricanes wrote:

Originally posted by Smurph Smurph wrote:

Not to sound all new age on you guys but you can experience this without dying. Just crank whatever tunes way too loud and travel to the other side using dmt. (This can take quite a bit of it depending on how good you are at chemistry- ALSO LET ME STATE THAT IF YOU ARE UNDER 21 I DO NOT ADVOCATE DOING THIS. TAKE SOME TIME TO LET YOUR BRAIN DEVELOP BEFORE YOU SCREW IT UP IDIOT) It can last up to 20 minutes and the music will be the soundtrack to what you might even believe is your death at that moment.
 
 
I'll pass, thanks.  What's dmt, anyway?
 
 
When you die your brain overproduces this chemical that exists inside every living thing. The near death experiences that people have are really just dmt overproducing.
 
It is also what your dreams are made of literally.
 
I mean no offense, but given that information the whole dmt thing sounds like a very bad idea.
In blood, he's writing the lyrics of a brand new tune.
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