Music to code to

Over the last few months I’ve been compiling a list of artists who write music that helps me to code. This is what I call my “getting stuff done” playlist – I find it both aids concentration and gets you in the zone mentally.

The music I find I work best to is post-rock/electronic/ambient. Nothing catchy, preferably little or no vocals. This is something of a living list and I am always open to recommendations for artists that should be added.

  • 65 Days of Static
  • And so I watch you from Afar
  • Balmorhea
  • Bon Iver
  • Brian Eno
  • Caspian
  • Clem Leek
  • Codes in the Clouds
  • Collapse under the Empire
  • Do Make Say Think
  • Eluvium
  • El Ten Eleven
  • Explosions in the Sky
  • Followed By Ghosts
  • God is an Astronaut
  • Godspeed you! Black Emperor
  • Helios
  • Jakob
  • Jonsi & Alex
  • Joy Wants Eternity
  • Lowercase Noises
  • MaybeSheWill
  • Message to Bears
  • Mogwai
  • MONO
  • Pg.lost
  • Red Sparowes
  • Saxon Shore
  • Sigur Ros
  • Sleepmakeswaves
  • Solar Fields
  • The American Dollar
  • The Echelon Effect
  • This will destroy you
  • Three Trapped Tigers
  • Washed Out

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