Hard times to come by, my exams are getting closer and closer which means that I have to spent more and more ubelievable ammounts of time on such trivial things like:
- staring on my ceiling
- 'I have so little time, but playing guitar is so tempting right now! OMG litsten to those sounds, when did I learn to play like that, I should write a songs, no, not one, I should write three songs. Maybe release an album by the end of the month (...)"
- inner monologues about the educational system
Unfortunately my weirdo taste wasn't helping, as studying with psychedelic sounds or acoustic songs with strong lyrics really distracts my attention. And there the rescue comes:
Most of you probably know it, it gained pretty huge popularity thanks to articles in Forbes etc.
It's something like online radio station which suits your mood/your activities. Go to the main site and check by yourself, there are tons of tags to find something that is revelant to your needs. You can really find everything there, from calm, depressive, running, cooking music to saturday night fever, Berlin calling (?) or Lost in Jamaica.
I've been always quite resistant to classical music as an everyday listen, but recently I've found that choosing a 'studying' mood, which is mostly filled by piano pieces, makes me more calm, focused and organised. Just last night, I've done three times more than the previous weekend, because I didn't feel the need to procrastinate, stereomood made my studying time really pleasant.
Not to mention that I've discovered shitloads of new artist to check out later.
It's not flawless, some of the playlists have tracks that don't suit the mood, I think that one person might me forcing them, but you can skip everything you don't like. Try it, if you haven't already.
(sidenote: my adsense was disabled, wtf? not that it's necessary, it was just a nice addition to overall blogging experience, which I'm going to continue, my English skills really need more practice)