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Old 03-16-2008, 08:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, this is just a little survey type questionaire that I'm doing for my english class, so for those of you who take the time to answer, it is greatly appreciated. So if you could please answer these questions:

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What is your favorite genre of music?

Do listen to music when doing certain activities (ie. working out, or studying)?
(if so, please list the activity)

If you answered yes for the question above, then what kind of music do you find yourself listening to when performing the activity?

Do you find yourself listening to more of the 'music' in a song or the 'lyrics'?

Do you feel that you are/can be emotionally affected by the songs you listen to?

Do you have any strong memories that are attached to certain songs?

Thanks again for those of you who took the time to answer these questions.
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What is your favorite genre of music?
Indie-Folk

Do listen to music when doing certain activities (ie. working out, or studying)?
(if so, please list the activity)

I usually listen to music when I'm doing just about anything. Sitting on the computer, running, reading etc.

If you answered yes for the question above, then what kind of music do you find yourself listening to when performing the activity?
Generally if its some more psychical it's a more upbeat song like Beat Control, when I'm driving its more stuff like Ampere or Wu-Tang Clan and when I'm studying or something like that its usually Sigur Ros.

Do you find yourself listening to more of the 'music' in a song or the 'lyrics'?
Usually music first time around, lyrics second.

Do you feel that you are/can be emotionally affected by the songs you listen to?
Yes.

Do you have any strong memories that are attached to certain songs?

Yes, but most are too personal to list.
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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What is your favorite genre of music?
psychedelic rock,shoegaze

Do listen to music when doing certain activities (ie. working out, or studying)?
(if so, please list the activity)
I listen to music while jogging.

If you answered yes for the question above, then what kind of music do you find yourself listening to when performing the activity?
ummm.......noise rock

Do you find yourself listening to more of the 'music' in a song or the 'lyrics'?
Definitely the music

Do you feel that you are/can be emotionally affected by the songs you listen to?
ummm.......yeah

Do you have any strong memories that are attached to certain songs?
Bad ones mostly.....so I tend not to listen to songs that remind me of things I've done in the past.
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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What is your favorite genre of music?
ehhhhhhh post-punk I guess


Do listen to music when doing certain activities (ie. working out, or studying)?
(if so, please list the activity)

Working out, Reading, Ironing, Cooking, Driving, Chillaxing, Taking my dog walks, Playing Video Games (although i never play them anymore)...

If you answered yes for the question above, then what kind of music do you find yourself listening to when performing the activity?
no preference to any in any particular situation

Do you find yourself listening to more of the 'music' in a song or the 'lyrics'?
Stupid question but mostly the MUSIC.

Do you feel that you are/can be emotionally affected by the songs you listen to?
yes.


Do you have any strong memories that are attached to certain songs?

yes.
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:31 AM   #5 (permalink)
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What is your favorite genre of music? Really hard question but I will have to say anything with a distorted guitar i suppose. Let's just say rock music.

Do listen to music when doing certain activities (ie. working out, or studying)?
(if so, please list the activity)
I listen to music at work, while I'm on PC, working out (when i can be bothered to) walking to work etc

If you answered yes for the question above, then what kind of music do you find yourself listening to when performing the activity?
I listen to anything and everything. if it requires a little more physicality then it would be a little more upbeat.

Do you find yourself listening to more of the 'music' in a song or the 'lyrics'?
Music. if the lyrics are well wrote I will notice them.

Do you feel that you are/can be emotionally affected by the songs you listen to?
Music IS emotion.
Do you have any strong memories that are attached to certain songs?
At my age definitely!
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:32 AM   #6 (permalink)
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What is your favorite genre of music? Uh, metal I suppose.

Do listen to music when doing certain activities (ie. working out, or studying)?
(if so, please list the activity)
Walking, playing PC games, washing up, at the gym.

If you answered yes for the question above, then what kind of music do you find yourself listening to when performing the activity? Generally high tempo stuff at the gym (Dark Tranquillity, for example), other than that, no real preference.

Do you find yourself listening to more of the 'music' in a song or the 'lyrics'? Lyrics are always of secondary importance to me.

Do you feel that you are/can be emotionally affected by the songs you listen to? Yes, but I imagine most people are by some sort of music or another...

Do you have any strong memories that are attached to certain songs? Definitely.
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:40 AM   #7 (permalink)
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What is your favorite genre of music?
I refrain from applying genres to music as I feel it undermines music as an art. Art is subjective and so the appreciation of music should be an entirely personal experience. The use of genres instigates a public appreciation for music, rather than a personal one. Genres can also non-directly inhibit freedom of creativity as a lot of artists will subconsciously conform to the restrictions imposed by the category the public puts them into. Or summat.

Do listen to music when doing certain activities (ie. working out, or studying)?
(if so, please list the activity)

I listen to music when I'm walking or tidying or doing things that don't require me to concentrate.
Music is best appreciated/enjoyed when given full attention but that's just not practical so sometimes I listen to music when I'm on the comp.
I don't listen to music when doing homework or studying because I was told it would inhibit my performance in an exam situation in that I would need the music to remember what I had studied.
But ammm. I mostly like to listen to music in the dark, when I'm in bed and just about to go to sleep.

If you answered yes for the question above, then what kind of music do you find yourself listening to when performing the activity?
Ah nyesus. all sorts.
Sometimes I stick on lyric.fm when I'm tidying the kitchen because I don't usually have my own music in close proximity.

Do you find yourself listening to more of the 'music' in a song or the 'lyrics'?
Whatever field the particular artist best delivers

Do you feel that you are/can be emotionally affected by the songs you listen to?
Well yeh but I try to keep in mind that they're just songs

Do you have any strong memories that are attached to certain songs?
Yes... best not to disclose them here, though
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Old 03-16-2008, 11:01 AM   #8 (permalink)
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What is your favorite genre of music?
Progressive Rock
Do listen to music when doing certain activities (ie. working out, or studying)?
(if so, please list the activity)
Yes, pretty much whenever I'm at the computer and I can be allowed to listen to anything.
If you answered yes for the question above, then what kind of music do you find yourself listening to when performing the activity?
Anything from rock, prog rock and black metal.
Do you find yourself listening to more of the 'music' in a song or the 'lyrics'?
Music.
Do you feel that you are/can be emotionally affected by the songs you listen to?
Yes.
Do you have any strong memories that are attached to certain songs?
Yes.
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Old 03-16-2008, 11:10 AM   #9 (permalink)
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What is your favorite genre of music? Rock

Do listen to music when doing certain activities (ie. working out, or studying)?
(if so, please list the activity) Yes, I listen to music while working out, studying, and driving.

If you answered yes for the question above, then what kind of music do you find yourself listening to when performing the activity? it depends on the activity, Working out: Rock, Metal... Studying: Blues, Jazz, Classical... Driving: Rap

Do you find yourself listening to more of the 'music' in a song or the 'lyrics'?
I would say its a balanced combination of both

Do you feel that you are/can be emotionally affected by the songs you listen to? absolutely, when i work out i like to listen to loud fast paced music in order to get me motivated to do some work.

Do you have any strong memories that are attached to certain songs?
yes, a few memories... like the song that was playing when i got my first bj, or a song that was playing at a funeral for a friend.
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Old 03-16-2008, 12:14 PM   #10 (permalink)
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What is your favorite genre of music?
Hmmm... I don't really latch onto one genre so thats a toughie, but right now its probably rock...

Do listen to music when doing certain activities (ie. working out, or studying)?
(if so, please list the activity)

Yes, running, sitting at computer, going places etc.

If you answered yes for the question above, then what kind of music do you find yourself listening to when performing the activity?
Running = Heavier stuff to get pumped up
Sitting at computer = just about anything

Do you find yourself listening to more of the 'music' in a song or the 'lyrics'?
Both

Do you feel that you are/can be emotionally affected by the songs you listen to?
Very much so.

Do you have any strong memories that are attached to certain songs?
Yes

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Wow I didn't realize so many of you were from the UK^. Cool dat...
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