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Posted: 11 Oct 2012, 14:01
Who are some good artists to put on a playlist. I have 2 different is a Christian playlist and the other is my rap playlist. In my own mind I feel like I can't combine the two. Smile Doesn't seem quite right listen to Shoulder Lean by Young Dro then Live Life Loud by Hawk Nelson.

I am looking for some awesome artist ideas to put on either playlist.Cool
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Posted: 11 Oct 2012, 23:18
Toby Mac!

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Posted: 12 Oct 2012, 10:57
Jay Z, Kayne West, Florence and The Machine, Silversun Pickups, Black Eyed Peas
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Posted: 12 Oct 2012, 15:49
For me, the Village People. Disco just seems to have the right beat to keep me moving.

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Posted: 13 Oct 2012, 13:04
If you like rock Godsmack, Staind, Five Finger Death Punch, Disturbed, or System of a Down always gets my blood pumping and body moving.

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Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 22:11
I am usually a punk / rock chick, Social D is my favorite to work out to, but I have been listening to alex clare and muse a lot lately. They have a steady beat and you can just zone out to it.

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Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 23:00
I'm a punk rock, hardcore girl.
I listen to the band Rise Against almost religiously and it's my favourite band to listen too while exercising because the beat is amazing to run to and their lyrics get your blood pumping. I also listen to bands like We Came as Romans, Sleeping with Sirens, Amity Affliction, Miss May I and a bunch of other stuff.
"I'm so sick of all these people but I’m scared to be alone and if this life has taught me anything I forgot it long ago" - Voices off camera, Rise Against.


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Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 09:00
If you have an iPad or iPhone, I use Pandora (it's like creating your own station). To start, you search on an artist or song you like, then it will pick songs that are similar. I can give a thumbs up if I like and it (and it will play), thumbs down if I don't and it will skip it and try another. I think there are other iPhone apps that work similar but I like it because I wind up gettings songs I would have never thought of and many of my favorites.

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Posted: 21 Oct 2012, 15:11
House, Goa Trance or Psy have the best rhythms for walking. Like a nite club in your head!

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Posted: 22 Oct 2012, 09:36
I love me some Toby Mac! I could listen to him only for my entire workout!
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Posted: 22 Oct 2012, 10:48
apatrick1 wrote:
Jay Z, Kayne West, Florence and The Machine, Silversun Pickups, Black Eyed Peas


All of this!

I listen to a lot of music I wouldn't normally listen to when I am running. I think it's important to pick upbeat stuff, sometimes even encouraging songs.. RAP songs are perfect because they are all about SELF improvement and striving to be better.. well usually.. I know Jay-Z songs do that...


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Posted: 22 Oct 2012, 18:39
Linkin Park is my favorite Smile the beats get me pumping Smile

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Posted: 26 Oct 2012, 11:59
I have a mix of hard rock (system of a down) lady gaga, lmfao, jackson 5, and lots of house music... if it's got base pump'n and a good fast beat I can do cardio all day long!

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Posted: 27 Oct 2012, 23:13
I don't really listen to either Christian or rap music but I do listen to some really Christian artists so maybe that counts? I love Owl City (upbeat + there's some clear Jesus-love in some of his songs), and Lights (whose faith isn't super obvious in her music, but it is upbeat and inspirational). Aaand back in my pop-punk days I liked Relient K, who I'm pretty sure are still classified as a Christian band?

And in addition to Pandora, if you have an iPhone or other iDevice, I recommend the Songza app. You can pick playlists based on moods, activities, genres, decades, cultural things (like Halloween or autumn), and a few other things (there's a section called "Record-store clerk" with groupings that don't necessarily fit into the aforementioned categories).

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Posted: 29 Oct 2012, 06:59

this will get you moving with a big smile! Smile

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Posted: 16 Dec 2012, 17:08
What a truly wonderful video Skimmer - thank you!

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Posted: 17 Dec 2012, 08:07
(Warning hardcore may not be fit for everyones consumption)


Listen closely to the lyrical content. It is the ultimate message of perseverance, self improvement and overcoming obstacles. Although not musical genius per-se, one of the most motivating bands I know of.

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Posted: 17 Dec 2012, 09:44
Do you use pandora?? They have a variety of fitness stations to choose from. I use country fitness or pop fitness, they usually just play upbeat songs. Works for me! Smile

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