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Old 04-16-2003, 05:47 AM   #1
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an instrumental speaks a thousand words

anyone got any recommendations of any instrumental songs? any kind (bar "muzak"), i'm in the mood for some.

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Old 04-16-2003, 08:53 AM   #2
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I've always liked Reggatta De Blanc by The Poice. Although I guess it's not technically considered an instrumental because there are some vocals but no actual lyrics. Does that count?

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Old 04-16-2003, 09:26 AM   #3
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amon tobin - nightlife
lamb - earparcel
UNKLE - unreal
blue 6 - elios therepia
dusted - childhood
hybrid - finished symphony
rae & christian - divine sounds
orbital - the box
air - la femme d'argent

well a lot of it is "electronica" , but it's all instrumental
it occurs to me now i have tons and tons of instrumental music

oh yeah and vangelis
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Old 04-16-2003, 09:46 AM   #4
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actually while you're at it check out royksopp

Arguably one of the best releases of 2002 and unquestionably one of the most original, the filmic, dreamy and mostly instrumental Melody A.M.--from Norwegian duo Svein Berge and Torbjorn Brundtland, or Röyksopp--finds uncommon beauty in the study of contrasts. At once frosty and lush, austere and joyful, ambient and wildly detailed, Melody A.M. is equal parts classical, electronica and film score, but with way better optics. Yes, optics--or at least that's how it feels. Opening track "So Easy" lulls with a gently whispered chant casually draped over what sounds like plucked harp strings while technicolor gurgles and bloopy keyboards sputter in the background. The sweeping, beatbox-damaged "Eple"--its cascading piano notes exploding into tiny white flashes of light--is as panoramic as the Nordic vistas that inspired it. Cinematic strings flood through "In Space," creating a real sense of velocity. Like Philip Glass or Boards of Canada, Röyksopp are minimalists who wring every bit of juice out each note without ever losing sight of the emotional core. Melody A.M. is music as painting, in watercolor, and destined to be a sleeper classic for the ages.
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Old 04-16-2003, 09:52 AM   #5
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Some more suggestions:

Underworld - Blueski
Madness - One Step Beyond (OK, not entirely instrumental, but it also doesn't have any 'real' lyrics)
Blues Brothers - Theme from Peter Gunn
Röyksopp - Eple

I'll come back when I know some more.

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(edited because he saw Skeek's post about Röyksopp)
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Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
Amon Tobin - Slowly
Sigur Ros - #1 off of ()
Gy!be - Lift your skinny fists like antennas to heaven

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