I live for music and always have it in when I'm working on my art. As many of you know, Blue October has longtime been my 1# studio muse. I've based paintings and journal entries on their lyrics and the imagery presented in their music. Lately, though I've found similar soulful and moving music with this new up and coming band, Mumford and Sons.
Check them out:
(The following one is my favorite, but be warned it does contain the "f" word.)