Still listening? These top 5 tunes will turn that exam stress into blissfull concentration. So, take the music break you deserve, have fun studying and good luck on your exams!
5) Mr Scruff - Get A Move On
This sample taken from Moondog, is made with a lively house beat. ‘Get A Move On’ enabled Mr Scruff to acquire a reputation beyond British borders. He released this song on Ninja Tune, the famous electronic label from London, 30 years after the original one, ‘Bird’s Lament’, composed in 1969 .
4) Philip Glass - Window of appearances
Philip Glass is one of the pioneers of minimalist music. In this song which comes from the opera Akhnaten written in 1983, a soprano voice provides an emotional accompaniment. He was inspired by the life and religious convictions of the pharaoh Akhenaton.
3) Robot Koch - Hard To Find
Member of the Berlin band 'Jacoozi', he is renowned for his sophisticated electronic recordings. ‘Hard To Find’ is probably one of his proudest accomplishments. A cleverly mixing of dub, electronic and hip hop.
2) Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - In The Hall Of The Mountain King
You may have heard this mysterious tune in the film The Social Network. Actually, the original song is from a masterpiece of Norwegian Edvard Grieg called Peer Gynt. In 2011, ‘The Social Network’ received the Golden Globe and the Oscar for best film soundtrack.
1) BadBadNotGood - Flashing Lights
‘BadBadNotGood’ are three Canadians who work closely with rapper ‘Tyler The Creator’ . Here, they took over the Kanye West song, adding an original jazzy keyboard. It’s a real success. At just 20 years old, they have the ability to reach incredible heights in improvisation.
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