23 April 2008

Whistle While you Work

When it comes to DIY, there's a few things we all need to get the job done: the proper tools, the right materials, and of course something to listen to whilst working on your project. Even though I probably work faster without music (impromptu dance attacks generally happen at least once an hour), it makes working on the project that much more enjoyable and memorable. Below is a list I've compiled of bands that I like to listen to whilst working on particular jobs.

Painting- Roy Orbison, David Bowie, Blondie, The Beatles

Tiling- Beastie Boys, REM, Polyphonic Spree, The Young Knives, Cold War Kids

Decoupage- Edith Piaf, Regina Spektor, Belle and Sebastian

Wallpapering- Arcade Fire, The Cure, The Decemberists, Editors

Rearranging Furniture- CSS, Delorentos, The Supremes, Vampire Weekend

What do you guys listen to when working on your home? Please share your musical inspirations!

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