Like many artists and authors, I listen to music while I am working. I cannot listen while I am editing or talking to my characters, but every other step is set to music. I also find sometimes when I want to write a specific scene sometimes music that has the same feeling helps me write.
Sometimes I just listen to The Bravery Station on Pandora.
Now when I am lettering, I need soft music. And it is genera specific. Since Faminelands is fantasy, I need ambient techno such as Single Cell Orchestra. or I need celtic music such as Clannad or Talizman They are a local band that I heard at Folk Life Festival.
I know others like music when they are working, what do you listen to?