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Mind Clearing on the Web
September 15, 2010 9:25 AM   Subscribe

Youtube has been indispensable for me as a quick "clear my head in 5 minutes" resource while at work or at home. This and this are my gotos, but I would love other links.
posted by parallax7d to Health & Fitness (11 answers total) 22 users marked this as a favorite
 
The Brian Eno/Harold Budd fan made videos are all quite nice. (search for more)
posted by Burhanistan at 9:34 AM on September 15, 2010 [1 favorite]


Debussy:
Arabesque #1
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun


Francisco Tarrega:Gran Vals
Eric Satie Gnossienne No. 3
posted by eatdonuts at 9:35 AM on September 15, 2010


I find that BrodyQuest has a wonderful tendency to clear out any other thoughts in my head, leaving me as refreshed as a blank slate in the shape of Adrian Brody.
posted by Greg Nog at 9:40 AM on September 15, 2010


Elgar: Nimrod/Enigma Variations
Temptations: Just My Imagination (a capella)
posted by TWinbrook8 at 9:41 AM on September 15, 2010


Zen Garden - Kokin Gumi (cloud imagery)
posted by desjardins at 9:44 AM on September 15, 2010


Concierto de Aranjuez. Or pick a different version depending on your taste.
posted by Ahab at 9:57 AM on September 15, 2010


Ludovico Einaudi - Rose
Vangelis - Ask the Mountains
De Usuahia a la Quiaca - G. Santaolalla
Kundun soundtrack
posted by leigh1 at 9:58 AM on September 15, 2010


Corrected link:
Ludovico Einaudi - Rose
posted by leigh1 at 10:00 AM on September 15, 2010


Barcelona- Please Don't Go (music is combined with footage of the Kuroshio Aquarium, always makes me zen out).
posted by castlebravo at 11:03 AM on September 15, 2010


more debussy:

Images - reflets dans l'eau
Debussy's Images Oubliées' "Lent"

Sibelius:
King Christian Suite: Elegie

Scriabin:
Piano Sonata No.2 - 1 Andante

not on youtube:
Vincent d'Indy : Souvenirs
posted by jockc at 12:37 PM on September 15, 2010


This Japan nature travel video and other videos from this channel. They are usually several ten-minute segments which can be played together for soothing bedtime music or stand alone for a short relaxation. Also, the entire "Sunrise Earth" video series.
posted by Anitanola at 6:09 PM on September 15, 2010


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