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So what music do y'all listen to?


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Èistidh mise ri ceòl Gàidhlig neo ceòl Ruiseanach gu tric, ged a 's toigh leam seann cheòl "country" a chluinntinn aig amannan cuideachd. Bha mi air mo thogail leis am fear sin, agus nuair a cluinnidh mise fhathast e, thig mo sheann-phàrantan air m' aire.

Tha fios agam nach eil am briarathchas agad mòr fhathast idir, agus bu chòir dhomh seo a sgrìobhadh sa' Bheurla cuideachd, ach tha mi ro thrang an-dràst. Feumaidh mise falbh. Gur math thèid leat nuair bidh thu ag eadar-theangachadh an teachdaireachd seo, a charaid.
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If you like Gaelic music I reckon you've already heard of Julie Fowlis.
If you like country music I can recommend Sturgill Simpson, or perhaps Ryan Bingham.
Personally, I like almost all genres. I'm mostly into classical music and several kinds of metal. But I also really enjoy Jazz, blues, swing, psychedelic rock, some indierock bands (indierock is too broad a genre), anything experimental or ambient, some more obscure genres like darkjazz/doomjazz. One of my favorite things to dance to is electroswing.
Of course I also really like Celtic folk, a nice jig or a reel will do me good anyday. Bands like Silly Wizard and Old Blind Dogs are pretty high up there.

One of the things I hope to achieve with learning The Gaelic is to be able to write a set of lyrics for my band's music in Gaelic.
We play death metal related music, and I don't think there's ever been a death metal band that sports grunted gaelic lyrics.
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Still closer to death metal than Julie Fowlis.

There is a Gaelic heavy metal band called 'Armachdan Leir-Sgriosail' (weapons of mass destruction), but I have not managed to find any material to listen to :(
So there we have it: not only do I wish to raise the Gaelic speaker count by 1, I also wish to be the first to air grunted lyrics in Gaelic.
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On a thuirt thu Ambient, an toil leat Brian Eno? Tha mi glè mheasail air :)
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I have never heard of Brian Eno, so I searched it on Youtube and I'm listening to it right now. It's not really the ambient I meant, although this is really calm and great for studying to.
What I had in mind specifically was this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6ih1aKeETk
If you're wondering what the doomjazz was all about:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyORieDhpkg
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Chan eil ach dà sheòrsa ciùil ann - ceòl dùthcha agus ceòl an iar... :truas:
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What is 'ceòl an iar'?
In fact, what does that entire sentence mean?
there are not only two types of music - country music and...

that's all I got, really
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Sorry! I should have said...

Chan eil ach X ann - there is/are nobbut X, or there is/are only X

In this case, X is "dà sheòrsa ciùil", or "two types of music" So, "there are only two types of music".

You got "country music" - but not "western music"... Na h-Eileanan an Iar - The Western Isles

Needless to say, I was not being serious!
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Chan eil ach Nietzsche ann.
There is only Nietzsche
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coempa wrote:So what music do y'all listen to?
From the Gàidhealtachd, I listen to: Adam Sutherland; Julie Fowlis, who I also had the pleasure of seeing live; Mànran, who I am hoping to see live; and Macanta. Aside from that, I have an extensive music collection including classical, jazz, world, folk and popular music.
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Seonaidh likes his fealla-dhà no trì, you'll get used to it :lol:

The confusion about the term "ambient" music reminds me of the same confusion there is with the term "industrial". At the beginning of the 80s, those meant something completely different.
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