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Timmy
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Location: Bishop's Stortford, UK
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Posted:Music to spin to, Tell us your favourite music to dance to



Has anyone ever thought of making a "poiers" music album? A collection of music that's GREAT to poi to? What music would you put on it?



My favourite music..

I'll start it off with 'Bony Incus (the man with no name mix)', by Eat Static. What music would other people put on it?

Happy (rythmical) Swinging,



Tim



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Music to spin to, Tell us your favourite music to dance to


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poi_player
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Posted:i remember one time back in 8th grade, when i started spinning, i used the mortal combat techno theme to spin to in a talent show, it worked great in a school of people who hate anything to do with techno. curse these Vermonters and their country music! mad
also, i love spinning to sandstorm by darude biggrin and old one but i cant get enough of it


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Posted:Written by: ASTRO FAERIE

<img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" /> U could try VNV Nation theyre very good, darkwave/trancey is the best way to describe them, some tracks are slow but there are faster ones especially Electronaut and Epicentre.
Hypertrax and Shamanic Tribes on acid are also quite bouncy too!! <img border="0" alt="ubbloco" title="" src="graemlins/ubbloco.gif" />



ooo i love spinning to vnv, also wumpscut, assemblage, skinny puppy etc. i find it good for beats as well as changes into different moves if that makes sense.


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Grumbl3dook
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Posted:I don't know how many people here are from the UK, but I love spinning to UK hiphop, it's pretty hrad to get hold of, especially abroad, but just in case someone finds something here a few goodies:

Skitz - Junkyard
- Fingerprints Of The Gods (Has 4 sections, could be good for 4 styles of different performers in a display)

Foreign Beggars - Frosted Perspex
- Hold On (f*cking fast, anyone who could do a show to this would have my respect)

Jhest - Alcoholic Authour (A mate recently told me i've got the name of this wrong, and it's actually 'city of industry', if you do a search try both)

Apart from that, i personally like spinning to rap/hip hop as i find the beat generally fits better, just got 'Encore' (Eminem's new album) and am finding 'Mosh' and 'One shot 2 shot' pretty tasty.


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UCOF
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Posted:"Skitz - Junkyard
- Fingerprints Of The Gods (Has 4 sections, could be good for 4 styles of different performers in a display)"

The album is called Countryman, and not Junkyard. If you want to hear what this tune sounds like.. click this: www.theworldofsmall.com/MissingInActon-Part1-TheSequel9mb.wmv (right click and save as)

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roarfire
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Posted:Can anyone suggest songs that aren't psytrance/techno or rap? Lol



Anyone know any good reggae stuff? Or steel drummy kind of stuff. Like that 'feeling hot hot hot' song.

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Posted:yes.

Try Booker T and The MGs - Soul Limbo.

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They used to use it in England as the music for the cricket.

If you have an email address I can send it to you.
Im sure you do have an email address.
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roarfire
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Posted:Or I could just download it? Lol.
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Posted:Ye kanny dooownlooood it. Weeeeeell, I say kanny, boot Ima gonna send it anyway.



Och aye.



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"I don't know how many people here are from the UK,"

Theres thousands of us mate.

Have you been to Spittalfields?

Its the best spinning meeting in all of London Town. Nearest station: Liverpool Street.


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roarfire
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Posted:But I'm already 3/4 through downloading it. You lose. smile

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Posted:bah.

*Please view email for appropriate responce*

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roarfire
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Posted:*please see email for my rebuttal*

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Posted:Unkle - Do Androids Dream
ubbrollsmile


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Antony
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Posted:Anything with a psy-trance kick to it I get into... Have spun to anything really, breaks d&b and techno, and psy is probably the best I've found so for... I download 60-80min mp3 sets and burn them to cd so there's no pause between tracks...

(only listen on the walkman whilst practising, once lit I tend to enjoy the whooshing noise too much....!)


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Nadishome
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Posted:Sounds like a brill idea! Me and choosing music dont go together well so not going to attempt to volunteer any music! (only so to save you guys from pure hell of my sense and taste!) But would love to get a copy of the disc when you've completed it! Just send me details and i'll be first in que! (Postwise not physically)

Cheers and best of luck!


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minimaniac
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Posted:live african drums are the best music to spin too!

I'm going to leave the army and run away to the circus

if not i will just become a MI5 agent !!!

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Posted:jack johnson. I've fallen in love with him as of yesterday ubblove

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Posted:bumpety bump for melon

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Posted:Written by: nearly_all_gone

Look! I revived the oldest music thread I could find, just so as not to annoy people too much!




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Pele
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Posted:Written by: Cantus

Written by: Pele

Forgot to say Crazy Town does a song called Butterfly...I do a routine with nothing but butterfly moves to this





I wanna see that. you still do it P? ubbrollsmile



Wow..now here's a shot of history. And if Cantus reads this, I am sure I can be persuaded to dust it off with for the right incentive wink

And I still spin to anything that moves me, and even some stuff, just for show purposes that doesn't.
Even country is spinnable wink

Though R&B, Jazz, and techno-arabic are my prime choices currently.


Pele
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Posted:"And if Cantus reads this, I am sure I can be persuaded to dust it off with for the right incentive "

Im sure I could paint you something faster wink


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Huia
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Posted:As long as your not being an egotistic freak with the art of poi its all good. By the way, there are plenty of waiata or song by Maori of Aotearoa which use poi actions to compliment their music so the concept of poi 'music' is not new.

But if your going to make a contemporary or modern type compilation to poi, go hard, its a primo idea but you should use ethics and think about the rythyms and actions, or moves involvd in the song. Try to make the music a journey for the twirler or dancer?


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Pele
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Posted:Written by: Huia

As long as your not being an egotistic freak with the art of poi its all good. By the way, there are plenty of waiata or song by Maori of Aotearoa which use poi actions to compliment their music so the concept of poi 'music' is not new.

But if your going to make a contemporary or modern type compilation to poi, go hard, its a primo idea but you should use ethics and think about the rythyms and actions, or moves involvd in the song. Try to make the music a journey for the twirler or dancer?



confused

No one said anything about ethics and origin. We are all very aware here about the rhythmic qualities of traditional Maori Poi.

This is about music we enjoy spinning to, contemporary or traditional.


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
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Cantus
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Posted:I don't think Huia is using the word ethics in the same way as you're interpreting it Pele honey.

Lessen up on your defensive stance wink hug


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Pele
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Posted:Cantus, I am not being defensive, as I have nothing to defend.
I am confused as to the preachiness to the origins when it was not in question at all.

You've seen me defensive, and should know better. wink


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
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Posted:hey, k i like spinning to a few different style, i love trancey stuff cos its fast and energetic, and totally understanding the Tool thing, theyre really good for fast and slow, and the heavy bits are great...i guess it depends what mood im in and how wasted i am, but to be honest ill spin to most things... totally at the same time drums are good. has anyone else just spun on the beach? its quite relaxing listening to the waves at the same time.... i dont know, i love doing that... but were trying to get a couple of beach parties with sound system and generators and stuff, which would be cool...

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Posted:Although I've not been spinning for long, I tend to find myself practicing to the same six songs;

1. Dream Theater - As I Am
2. Metallica - Fuel
3. Muse - Fury
4. Nightwish - Slaying The Dreamer
5. Rammstein - Sonne
6. Joe Satriani - Raspberry Jam Delta-V

Firestarter is also a good one to spin to but I seem to gravitate towards those songs. Perhaps its because I'm a freak...

Xand


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Chickpea
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Posted:my favourite song to spin to (at the moment) is 'the boxer' by the chemical brothers never really been a fan of theirs, but it is amazing.
B x


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Posted:the entertainer by scott joplin

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Posted:I have found that I really like to spin to Neurosis....They have nice slow bits and even go into some tribal drumming....Anyone else like Neurosis? Heard them?

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Posted:Written by: roarfire

Nightwish - Over The Hills And Far Away (best song ever to twirl to)
Nightwish - Wish I had an Angel

I like to twirl to the metal like stuff, but not roaring death metal...Melodic metal with good beats.



Another Nightwish fan *jumps for joy*. Some of their stuff is brilliant to swing to. I learned 3bt weaves to the intro to Ghost Love Score. Melodic metal is so easy to swing to its unreal. That and some Joe Satriani stuff.


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