I'll pretty much never purposely sit down and listen to a couple of tracks solely to get my creative juices flowing so to speak. Normally I've got something there in my head that wants to come out and that's why I'm sitting down in the first place.
The only time I'll do something like that is if I'm out, and I'm listening to a track and it sparks an idea that I can't get down to work on later, I'll make a detailed note of the track and what it sparked. When I get home I'll play the track, read the note, and hope I get in the same headspace I was in earlier.
I guess the only other time would be if I'm writing in a genre that I wouldn't normally write in - I'll sometimes listen to a few tracks to get an idea on structure, texture etc.
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