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Old 10-27-2012, 12:45 PM   #1
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What in music

What is it in a song that makes you get pumped? Muse do it for me, and most rap artists. How can you make rock music get you pumped?
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Old 10-27-2012, 12:48 PM   #2
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You can't make it get you pumped, it either does or it doesn't.

Rock music works for me, whereas I don't really consider rap to be classified as music. Each to his (or her) own.
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Old 10-27-2012, 03:13 PM   #3
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Speed, tension, musical narrative, the type of melody used, mood, production as well for some reason, the balance between dynamic range, the atmosphere around you as you listen to it.

If a peice does enough of that right when I want to feel er 'pumped', then, yeah.

Rap just sort of happens, there's nothing I'd ever consider 'energetic' about rap. Its just some black guy talking over a compressed drum sample borrowed from somewhere. Only Muse song that got me interested was Knights of Cydonia, cuz its a proper theatrical rock song, not some flim flam dubstep BS.

This shit gets me pumped all the time:
''Its got a good beat to it''

''Its got a good beat to it''

''Its got a good beat to it''

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Old 10-27-2012, 03:43 PM   #4
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+1 for Obscura getting you pumped.

and OT, I think there is no genre that's my 'get pumped' genre, it depends on the record, song and the context in which I'm listening.
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Old 10-27-2012, 05:30 PM   #5
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