As always its constantly changing but these seem to be the lasting ones:
John Frusciante - Guitarist for chili peppers, great fill in the blank
Misfits - To get my arse moving
Chili Peppers - Anything
Jimi Hendrix - Elcetric ladyland only
Interpol - A new fav
Pedro the Lion
Dusk till dawn soundtrack
I intern at design-engine.com and we lissen to tecno and dance all day and night. Who is ever the first in the office at 7 am turns it on, with the base thumping. It doesn’t go off till the last person passes out.
sly and the family stone
invisibl skratch piklz
(much of the same+)
anything electronic, repetitive, helps you become one with the machine haha
word. i love you guys. if you’ve yet to hear kexp, the seattle non-prof radio station i strongly suggest you check it. kexp.org. they play pretty much all the things listed here, but i guess more on the indie side with injections of dance, hip-hop, jazz, r+b, etc…
all i do is to get myself in the mood and to get my creative design juices flowing is i take all my favorites industrial/EBM music (however you all wanna label 'em) i.e. KMFDM, Nitzer Ebb, FLA, F242 and etc. and put all in shuffle mode and crank it up 'till the ground starts shaking! If I want something soothing then I switched to Delerium.
I used to be into all that stuff in college. FLA and Skinny Puppy in particular. Tactical Neural Implant was practically cemented in my cassette deck. I moved onto drum n’ bass after that (first intelligent, then jump-up, then techstep, now broken-beat.) In fact, I’ve got some old school Omni Trio jammin’ on the iPod now.