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music during chess?

one of my friends thought it was weird that I jam out to music while playing casual online chess matches; something about taking focus away from the game. I wanted to get some of your opinions -- do you guys listen to music during games? If so, do you think it helps with your play? Do you have a preferred genre or group?

also, first lichess post! woo! loving the community so far

Yea, i also listen to music during correspondence games. I usually listen to the song "Impostor Imperceptible".

:D:D:D
I'm definitely not an Imposter
If I was then I wouldn't be one 'cause I'm not one
Even if I was I wouldn't say that I wasn't
'Cause I'm not, it's impossible, implausible
I'm an Imposter Imposter
Obviously I'm not an Imposter
Honest to god I should toss y'all like a rotten salad
Any evidence against me far from valid
Like I'd never snap your neck or stab your back
Or crawl up through the smallest vent, attack
An Imposter's a role I could never fulfill
If you don't believe me ask the guy that I just killed
Oh my god, body reported, R.I.P Orange
Look at this crime, it's so horrid and morbid
Tragic but let's not linger
Definitely wasn't me, wanna point fingers?

Somewhere within these walls a villain does exist
It walks inside the halls and crawls beneath the surface of your ship
And when you breathe you hear it
And when you sleep you feel it
It is impending doom
And yet it may be you

Imposter imperceptible
A killer so maniacal
Extra terrestrial freak
Imposter imperceptible
Evil undetectable
Imposter imperceptible

Bout to go do my tasks, get this victory
And then this dude asks: "Hey, why you following me?"
Cause you might be the killer, there's vibes that I'm getting
Dude just do your tasks, wait, they're probably killing
But anyway I think you kinda sus my guy
"Who me?" Yea I bet you got a rusty knife (nah)
You just wanna stab me in the guts, I don't trust you
You must be the Imposter, cut the lies, don't believe you
You got blood lusting eyes
Nah really dude, I'm just trying to fix the wires
Sure, I know you can't wait until the lights go out
Cause when it gets dark that's when the knives come out
OK we're in electric, they go out, I'll fix it
But coming at me I'll eject you with quickness
Hey watch out behind you! Hey watch out behind you!
Wow we got double killed, nevermind dude

Imposter imperceptible
A killer so maniacal
Extra terrestrial freak
Imposter imperceptible
Evil undetectable
Imposter imperceptible

I found a body beside the reactor
Somebody killed Orange? Uh, you %^&^^%^!
What we gonna do, this is a disaster
Everybody calm down and tell me what your task was
I was in admin, swiping a card
But it wouldn't go through, I was swiping too hard
I was downloading data to one hundred percent
I turned around and saw Blue standing next to the vent (what?)
Somebody come watch me scan in the med bay
I say we vote now and get rid of some dead weight
Well I saw Purple lurking so suspicious
She kept flipping switches at the O2 sensors
Switches? That's a keypad, this guy sus
Acting like he's a crewmate just like us
Kick him off, that's the only way to protect us
Bye bye Cyan! You're gonna regret this!

Somewhere within these walls a villain does exist
It walks inside the halls and crawls beneath the surface of your ship
And when you breathe you hear it
And when you sleep you feel it
It is impending doom
And yet it may be you

Imposter imperceptible
A killer so maniacal
Extra terrestrial freak
Imposter imperceptible
Evil undetectable

Lyrics if you want it.

@cherriees Welcome to the lichess community!
I do listen to music quite a lot while playing- depends on whether I want to go crazy and rock out or just relax. As for whether you should do the same- it depedns on whether it will distract you... you're the best judge of that.
All the best

When I play in tournaments I listen to "Faded" by Alan Walker. Full volume!

l do go Crazy on Music l do it about 5 times a week l do Rock Music most of the time and while l am playing Rated it helps me Think of Ideas, and Music doesn't distract me too much and My friend thinks it is wired. and some times l do YouTube music for 6 hours!

I listen too but I play better when I dont listen music especially in rapid games
IDK maybe that is not for me!

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