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How do you find new music?

I'm always trying to combine genres and concepts from music theory to see if they exist anywhere, usually you can go down a rabbit hole this way on bandcamp, or someone has made an obscure playlist on youtube. But my favorite is when I find someone I wasn't even looking for that is way out there yet just does it for me.


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Reply by melomemo

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I find new music using a website called Gnoosic. You input three of your favourite artists and then the webiste's algorithm predicts what you'd like based on your inputs. It's awesome and I have found a few artists that I wouldn't of heard of otherwise!

Here's the link: https://www.gnoosic.com/


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Reply by Relish Ubiquitous

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A lot of the time music finds me somehow.

But I also do a lot of research into different things.

I gained a lot of musical knowledge just from crate digging and reading the liner notes of records to see who produced what and who was on what album.  This is mostly for pre 2000s stuff though.

I still recommend that in the record stores that still exist.  That used to be where you found out about certain kinds of music just by hanging out and chatting with people.


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Reply by int3rn3tgirl

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I usually go on rabbit holes in YouTube’s and Spotify’s algorithms.


but Spotify is more fun because I typically use a method where I go to an artists page and listen to the branches of the similar artists listed below and then so on and so on


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Reply by JudgeBigMansion

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Guitar Hero! Or these days, Clone Hero.


There's a very active charting scene, and a lot of people chart a lot of music; most of which I've never heard of. It's a great way to have fun and discover new tunes!


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Reply by Valerie

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Youtube! Or my brother lol he finds music through spotify and shows it to me


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Reply by Missive massive

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Discover amazing new music and directly support the artists who make it.


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Reply by Ian

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I just browse a Bandcamp tag and wait until I find something good.


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Reply by TomatoesCantHurtYou

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i try to check out local bands posting their songs on reddit, sometimes you can find cool stuff.


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Reply by Shadow Bliss

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If its not recommended, if its not a friend's band or one I'm already pretty familiar with, I usually try to find something I like on bandcamp.

I remember I found 3 bands in 2020 - Fresh, Bad Pollyanna and Night Flowers. All three were completely random bands that I just thought sounded okay. I ended up loving all three.


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Reply by Wacky Alex

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Check out FunHouse Radio!  FunHouseRadio.com


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Reply by J@cki3

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I just lose myself in YouTube for a couple hours. 


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Reply by Xephyra

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YouTube mixes lead me to all kinds of unique songs. Here's a few :)








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Reply by Arc

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i like to type in a random word into spotify and just listen to songs and artists from there. it's helped me find tons of awesome stuff!!!


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