I don't think I've ever had a chance to hear Western Rite Orthodox music as such. If it's related to other types of proper chant, then maybe I could enjoy it and pray with it. On the other hand, I have heard lots and lots of music of completely different types that I don't think belong in church. It's one of the things that led to my dissatisfaction with the church I used to attend.
I was raised as a Roman Rite Catholic. When I was a kid, at least they kept the 'folk Masses'
separate from the ones with the old-fashioned music!
Gradually, things changed. As I moved from city to city a few times, over the years, the music got worse and worse. Eventually, we were down to clap-along pop tunes from the CCM charts. Many of them were out-and-out Protestant tunes, with lyrics that, if our music advisor had been paying attention, should have been recognized for what they were! I couldn't take it anymore. I found it highly distracting from what I had hoped would be a good atmosphere for worship. I did feel bad about leaving a parish where I had quite a few friends. The people were nice, even if the music wasn't. But I couldn't pray in that church anymore.
So, one Sunday a very shy me gathered up all my gumption
and walked into a Greek Orthodox Church across the road from my former parish. It was part of the way through Orthros, and the chanters were in fine form. Talk about a total difference! I was stunned, very happily so, and I've been going to the same church ever since.
There were also other reasons that made me want to seek out the Orthodox Church, but I am not kidding when I say that music which was conducive to worship, was one of them.