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Old June 15 2013, 09:10 PM   #1
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Suggest Melodic/Ear PLeasing Sci FI Music?

I'm looking for music to listen to while I play STO or doing other things that is ear pleasing, and/or melodic. I am looking for sci fi sounding stuff with plenty of synthesizers and/or electronic music equipment. This interests ranges from serene, angelic tunes, to engaging 'battle' music. I love ST but let's face it, the music is highly cheeseball. THis music can come from anything, games, movies, shows, mainstream bands, it doesn't matter to me.
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Old June 15 2013, 09:53 PM   #2
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Re: Suggest Melodic/Ear PLeasing Sci FI Music?

Try Jean Michel Jarre: Rendez Vous

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Old June 15 2013, 10:39 PM   #3
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Re: Suggest Melodic/Ear PLeasing Sci FI Music?

Check out the entire soundtrack to any of the X Universe space sim games.

Someone set up a YouTube playlist containing most of them:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsM4q...02FC4554C31F12
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Old June 15 2013, 11:07 PM   #4
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I really love the Assassin's Creed II soundtrack.

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Old June 15 2013, 11:08 PM   #5
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Old June 15 2013, 11:38 PM   #6
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Re: Suggest Melodic/Ear PLeasing Sci FI Music?

Assassin's Creed is kind of outside of the sci-fi category and I don't want to listen to space sounds all too much.
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Old June 16 2013, 12:58 AM   #7
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I absolutely love the Fifth Element soundtrack. It's beautiful. I always used to write to that.
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Old June 16 2013, 01:08 AM   #8
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Then if you want "space" sci-fi, the Mass Effect series definitely fits the synthesized bill.





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Old June 16 2013, 04:45 PM   #9
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Re: Suggest Melodic/Ear PLeasing Sci FI Music?

The Tron: Legacy soundtrack is exactly what you're looking for.


I also think it would have been a great soundtrack for a Star Trek movie.
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Old June 16 2013, 05:34 PM   #10
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Old June 16 2013, 08:19 PM   #11
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Re: Suggest Melodic/Ear PLeasing Sci FI Music?

Though it is piano based, The Cloud Alas soundtrack, particularly the Cloud Atlas Sextet, is amazing.
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Old June 16 2013, 10:59 PM   #12
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There are so many great soundtracks out there or parts of soundtracks. Sometimes the best music is the ones you hardly notice as they fit the scene so well.
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Old June 16 2013, 11:15 PM   #13
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Most music by Jean Michell Jarre
Boards Of Canada has some awesome music as well
Spheres II by Delerium
Brian Eno's Apollo, that is the definitive space space soundtrack, Eno's other ambient work is probably suited as well
Ayreon's Universal Migrator pt1 : The Dream Sequencer which is a sf story in music
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Old June 16 2013, 11:22 PM   #14
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Re: Suggest Melodic/Ear PLeasing Sci FI Music?

Michael Oldfield's Tubular Bells:

Part One - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m60s70qX-xw
Part Two - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44U0ddz78Ys

Also by Oldfield is Songs of the Distant Earth based on the novel by Arthur C. Clarke:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxyVY7ObZls
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Old June 16 2013, 11:44 PM   #15
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Tron: Legacy / Daft Punk is a good shout. Bit aggressive sometimes for what you suggest, but it's fun.
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