Background Music for Coding for Every Taste

Apr 20 · 3 min read

The right background music can boost our concentration. But chill and lo-fi beats won’t satisfy every taste. What makes this music playlist compilation unique is that I’ll share my favorite playlists of epic, Celtic, hard rock, metal and electronicore music. Put your handphones on and explore.

Lo-Fi and Trip-Hop Beats

freeCodeCamp is one of the largest developer communities that offers free coding courses with certifications. Beyond that, it has its own 24/7 music stream without ads. You are most likely to hear low-fi and trip-how tunes that create the right rhythm to catch the flow state.

This 24/7 YouTube radio has 8,2 million subscribers and most of us came across this girl from the video at least once. Reddit users even launched ‘Lo-fi girl challenge’ that prompted Reddit’s best anime artists to draw her in their own style or country. Back to the topic, this radio broadcasts lo-fi music that is both stress-relieving and focus-sharpening.

If you feel tired of wondering how soon the Lo-Fi girl will finish her homework, you can listen to the lo-fi sounds on the second popular YouTube lo-fi and chill beats channel. Listen to the curated jazzy and chill music on YouTube or Spotify.

Epic Instrumental Music

This playlist is meant for epic music lovers who like Thomas Bergersen, Two Steps From Hell and other soundtrack music that gives you the shudders and makes you feel like a savior of the world. It has no ads, so nothing will disturb your heroic coding quest.

This playlist combines 4 hours of beautiful Celtic music that reminds me of the TES V: Skyrim soundtrack and its tavern music. Have you ever practiced coding listening to medieval vibes? It’s a sign from Talos.

This playlist is a compilation of medieval fantasy bard and tavern music with lyrics(!) from Dragon Age, WoW, The TES series, The Witcher games and more. Greetings, coding traveler, have a seat around the fire.

Hard Rock, Metal and Electronicore Playlists

Now you know that you grew your hair out for a reason. Melodic guitar riffs without vocals for a kick-ass coding session. Please, be aware that this video has ads (use AdBlock for uninterrupted experience).

Now everyone listens to lo-fi and trip-hop tunes in the background. If you want to get energized and rock through the day, you’ll enjoy this heavy metal playlist without ads and lyrics. Headbang your coding!

Celldweller and industrial music lovers will enjoy this one. Think of it as metal and dubstep in a single music genre. Be ready for ads — download an AdBlocker extension.

If I’ve overlooked one of your favorite genres of background music — please, leave your request in the comments and I’ll add the music to the list. I’m also curious about your favorite groups, artists, sources of background music for coding — you are also welcome to share these.


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