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What do you guys/gals listen to when you write at Hubpages?

  1. Hikapo profile image84
    Hikapoposted 4 years ago

    http://s1.hubimg.com/u/7829552_f248.jpg
    I am open to all kinds of music. Fire away guys!

    1. wilderness profile image92
      wildernessposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Usually the sound of my wife, tap, tap, tapping on her keyboard!  We make a good duet.

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        Beth37posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        That is very sweet. smile

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      Beth37posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Im all about Gavin DeGraw. I could listen to him all day, everyday... however I was listening to another favorite of mine, Mumford and Sons when I wrote a hub about them today.

    3. snakeslane profile image81
      snakeslaneposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Been listening to this all day http://youtu.be/Xebxfxz3skw

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        Beth37posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        very pretty

        1. snakeslane profile image81
          snakeslaneposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Yah, great band, just discovered them. They have some live concerts on YouTube.

  2. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 4 years ago
  3. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago

    I find that when I write non-fiction I need silence... I get too caught up listening to the songs and the lyrics...

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      Beth37posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Well Im the same, to be honest, I find myself pausing songs when Im writing a hub... but its easy to have music on whilst on the forums or playing scrabble.

      1. Jean Bakula profile image92
        Jean Bakulaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I need quiet too. It's OK if the family is watching TV and it's on low, but I can't listen to music when I write.

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          Beth37posted 4 years agoin reply to this

          I wrote one hub while I was watching a Bond movie and ended up including Bond in the hub. Most my hubs I write while life is going on around me, but I cant write at all with music on.

      2. Hikapo profile image84
        Hikapoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Yea, me too xD

  4. ytsenoh profile image89
    ytsenohposted 4 years ago

    It is extremely rare for me to have anything on while writing.  It's the way I like to focus on word and subject details.  Some people aren't distracted by the television or listening to music; I just focus and refine thoughts better while writing in silence.

  5. DIYmommy profile image59
    DIYmommyposted 4 years ago

    Personally, I prefer it to be absolutely silent when I write. No matter the type of music, I just get too easily distracted and I have a very difficult time focusing.

  6. wrenfrost56 profile image81
    wrenfrost56posted 4 years ago

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38by00DGid0

    Because I just discovered that one of my best hubs was coped AGAIN and I needed cheering up smile This does the trick every time and I feel better already.

    I liked the other suggestions too smile

  7. ahorseback profile image41
    ahorsebackposted 4 years ago

    Soft soft music , classical or solitary piano ,guitar , violin only , everything else is too distracting !

  8. Mark Ewbie profile image83
    Mark Ewbieposted 4 years ago

    I like absolute peace and quiet - and no interruptions.

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      Beth37posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Genius at work.

      1. Mark Ewbie profile image83
        Mark Ewbieposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Lol. Yeah right.

  9. Zelkiiro profile image87
    Zelkiiroposted 4 years ago

    Whatever Winamp queues up. Here's my Last.fm as a reference.

    Examples include:
    Ayumi Hamasaki
    Nightwish
    Black Sabbath
    Iced Earth
    Manilla Road

  10. paradigmsearch profile image86
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    "What do you guys/gals listen to when you write at Hubpages?"

    Well... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_swaxOidGU

    1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
      wrenfrost56posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Whatever it was got blocked when I tried to watch it sad

      1. paradigmsearch profile image86
        paradigmsearchposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Still works for me. My serious guess is that it is a national borders thing. I've been hearing a lot about that lately.

        1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
          wrenfrost56posted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Yeah it said that it was because of the country I live in boo sad
          What is it?

          1. paradigmsearch profile image86
            paradigmsearchposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Knock knock knocking on heaven's door...

            1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
              wrenfrost56posted 4 years agoin reply to this

              Guns and Roses?

              1. paradigmsearch profile image86
                paradigmsearchposted 4 years agoin reply to this

                One of my all time favorite bands, but I didn't care for their version of this particular song.

                Bob Dylan. I think the reason I preferred his version is because I think it is the version I remember from the Clint Eastwood movie. I could be wrong.

  11. wrenfrost56 profile image81
    wrenfrost56posted 4 years ago

    Now I am listening to this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zztx7FBMr04 smile

  12. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 4 years ago

    I was going to tell you about those special voices I hear, but I'll go with 'peace and quiet.'  Actually, I do sometimes have CNN going on, or some other TV thing.

    1. paradigmsearch profile image86
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That was me communicating with you when I meditate.

      1. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
        Marcy Goodfleischposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        I thought I recognized the words.  I'll turn down CNN so I can hear you better.

  13. rebekahELLE profile image90
    rebekahELLEposted 4 years ago

    I generally don't have music on while writing.  I have doors or windows open and hear sea gulls and various other flying creatures and the sounds of outside.   Sometimes I play music while browsing or cruising through the forums, it varies with my mood and time of day. I like every form of music and enjoy listening to new artists. I tend to go through phases and will listen to a certain artist/band for a while then switch to something different.  I recently went through a Beatles phase after I watched a special about the making of Love by Cirque du Soleil.  Now it's Graham Nash and old Fleetwood Mac songs.

    1. Hikapo profile image84
      Hikapoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That's a true writer right there. Respect big_smile

  14. spartucusjones profile image92
    spartucusjonesposted 4 years ago

    Because most of my hubs are about music, listening to music and watching music videos on YouTube, is part of the research and creative process. If anything a lot of my music hubs take longer than they should because I spend more time listening and watching than actually writing!

    That being said I generally have music on in the background even when I write non-music hubs. I find the sound of silence deafening, and I need something to help me focus my thoughts.

  15. R Creighton G profile image60
    R Creighton Gposted 4 years ago

    I do best with prog rock.

    Currently:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-l_xqDyIJs

  16. Rosie2010 profile image74
    Rosie2010posted 4 years ago

    I usually listen to country music.  I have a playlist that that includes the best in country music with the oldies but goodies, and I love American Idol Scotty McCreery.  Today, it's Good Friday, so I'm not listening to any music... it's soooo quite, I can hear the buzzing in my ears.  No voices... so far. big_smile

    1. Hikapo profile image84
      Hikapoposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Nice big_smile

 
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