I started thinking about which songs get me in a more productive mood/mode. Right now I def love Bassnectar’s “Timestretch.”
Bassnectar, gettin’er done since 2001 (according to www.allmusic.com)
And here’s AWOLNATION:
For house cleaning or gritty manual labor I find hardcore guitar music helps a lot. Though I burn out on it relatively quickly and sometimes quickly switch to more soothing ambient sounds. Here’s a band called Killswitch Engage. Warning: this is hardcore and it includes some screaming. Good for scrubbing the floor really fast if you ever have to do that.
And something more mellow, but still strong. M83
And for soothing relaxation:
2nd to Lastly, a good article on the topic from Life Hacker:
And lastly, I actually don’t use YouTube for listening to music while gettin’ sh*t dun. I use pure audio sites pandora.com or grooveshark.com (where you can select the tracks!)