Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Oh, the insanity!

Now, I don't want to get too wild and crazy, but—brace yourselves—today I'm combining a Three Things post with a Tuesday Tunes post!

I know, I know, it's madness up in here.

But (and forgive me if I've mentioned this before) I find I can't listen to playlists while editing, or at least not the same way I listen while I'm writing. When I'm writing I listen to music for inspiration and energy, sticking to different types of playlists depending on the type of scene I'm working on. Editing is a totally different process, and I need the music to be more of a background thing—I don't want it to distract me.

I find that listening to just three or four songs together, on a repeating loop, works well for this. Of course, they have to be songs I won't get bored with quickly. So, without further ado, here are Three Things That Are Also Tunes:

Thing #1: Where is My Mind by The Pixies

Thing #2: Out of Control by She Wants Revenge

Thing #3: Is Your Love Strong Enough by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross


  1. I'm totally different. Can't listen to music when I write. It can never be background for me so I end up turning it off when my fingers hit the keys. I do love your choices, though. Especially the Reznor one.

    1. Are you a Reznor fan, then? I love his stuff. I just wish his new How To Destroy Angels album would hit the shelves soon. I think it was originally supposed to be released last fall, and it's still not out. I'm impatient when it comes to new tunes! Logically, I get that artists need their time and space to be creative. I just wish they were faster ;)