What are some catchy, popular songs that have a tempo of about 100 beats per minute? Why is this health-related? That's why there's... [more inside]
Where does one find bands to hire for events? I'm talking about any type of band here, mariachi, swing, cover, etc. I'm looking to hire bands for my school's upcoming school year but since I'm not local to the area I'm having trouble. The school is in Trenton, NJ.
Where can I get indie rock gigs outside of (but nearby to) Pittsburgh, PA? [more inside]
I've noticed that post-processed songs in movie/tv shows have a certain 'richness' lacking in the original music. What are the common manipulations done, and is it possible to reproduce on a home computer easily? [more inside]
What song is this? [more inside]
Looking for lyrics of the Siouxsie and the Banshees' song 'Metal Postcard'... the German version. [more inside]
Why is it that Queen's "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions" always plays back to back? [more inside]
How do you get songs purchased on Napster into the iPod? [more inside]
I was out shopping yesterday and heard a song, and the only things I can remember about it is that it name-dropped Sufjan Stevens and mentioned Chicago. Naturally, Googling Sufjan Stevens + Chicago got me nowhere, so I was hoping someone knew what it was. Anyone?
Help me hire a great wedding band in the NYC area. [more inside]
Are there any well-known songs that were (or might have been) recorded while the artist was stoned/wasted/tripping/etc? Not counting concert performances, unless the song charted. [more inside]
What are some contemporary "story-telling" concept albums? [more inside]
songfilter: I am trying to compile a CD of pop/rock tunes that uses the bagpipes or its assorted cousins including keyboard fakery to achieve a celestial set of tones that only squeezing a bladder with a mouthpiece can provide. [more inside]
I've seen some drummers lay small cymbals over their snare drums to get a loud, rich 'PANG!' sound. I like that, which leads me to my two-part question: 1. What's the best size/type of cymbal for this effect, and 2. what other ways can I manipulate my drums (preferably without damaging the shells) to get unique sounds?
What are the musical instruments depicted in Matisse's 'Le bonheur de vivre(The Joy of life)' called? [more inside]
Help me find a song for the Father/Daughter dance at my wedding. [MI] [more inside]
I need some help rediscovering the artist and title of a song from ten years ago or so - vague memories follow: [more inside]
It's the name of a song on Tom Waits' album Alice, in which he repeats the word over and over. I assume it's German, but I can't find any translations. If it's not an actual word, does it at least sound like something in German?
I am looking for a classical music release that I last heard in maybe 1986, and all I remember is this: 1) It was on the Erato label; 2) it was nothing but the kind of horns used in (I think) fox hunting, 3) and the net effect was beautifully weird.
Anyone know what the name of the album or group might be? [more inside]
media players (on winxp) play automatically when you populate the playlist window - help me stop them from doing so! I dont want them to play until I hit the play button. Am I the only one who wants this? [more inside]
I need a list of gay rock/pop and jazz musicians and naturally thought of the obliging folks here at AskMe. So...any ideas? [more inside]
I am looking for the title/artist/director of a 90s animated music video that takes place in space. [more inside]
Looking for large websites where I can download Japanese mpgs or podcasts, in any language. [more inside]
Sourcing tracks for a themed CD of dancefloor booty music. [more inside]
Rufus at Carnegie Hall. Were you there? How was it? And if you weren't there, did you read online an especially good review? Thanks.
What are some songs that were shocking or sensational when they first came out - even got banned from radio play - which are now considered so humdrum that they're played on "easy listening" or "soft rock" or perhaps even "family safe" stations?
Why can't I find "modern" Spanish music on the radio? [more inside]
Looking for artist recommendations for Mexican and Hawaiian music. [more inside]
If you believe BonJovi, love is a social disease
. What other songs link love and infectious diseases, metaphorically or otherwise?
Does anybody recognize the song on this website? [more inside]
Did a band in the 90s cover The Barbarians
"Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl?" or was there a song very similar to it? [more inside]
Got any lesser-known band recommendations for someone going to Roskilde Festival
? [more inside]
Who remembers/loves the John Ashcroft hit "Let the Eagle Soar?" Trying to find an mp3 *and* a MIDI (or instrumental version) of the song on the Internet, but every file I've found is scratchy, a poorly-edited cut (it cuts out near "This country's far too young to die" or both. Help!
How can I find musicians to collaborate with? [more inside]
Can anyone recognize this theme
(YSI mp3 extract; 1.2MB) from Manuel de Falla's El Amor Brujo? I have a strong sense that I've heard it appropriated as(or "inspired") some movie's theme, but the IMDb soundtrack search doesn't throw up anything familiar, credited to de Falla.
Fear Of A Brown Planet: I'm looking for songs with a Jingoistic bent, preferably in Country Music. [more inside]
Are there any comprehensive sites which catalog the original sources of audio later sampled in songs? [more inside]
Has anyone ever heard of a 1997 alternative rock band called Joy Luck or Joy Luck Club? (NOT Joy Division) [more inside]
Where can I find a free downloadable .wav .mp3 or .midi of the Keystone Cops theme?
Leonard Bernstein talks about Brian Wilson in the Smile Documentary, does anyone know where to find this footage in its entirety? [more inside]
I'm starting to gig out for the first time. Problem is I often forget the lyrics, even though I wrote them. Any suggestions for remembering one's own lyrics?
I'm looking for songs that sound particularly great in headphones. Any recommendations? Any genre is fine.
For theatre (and other) projects, I sometimes need music that I can't find on CD. Is there a service that lets you email sheet music to a musician, who then a musician records the song and sends it back to you as an mp3? I'm looking instrumental music -- no vocals. Just a piano/keyboard is generally fine. [more inside]
I'm doing a presentation soon, and I need some ideas of popular songs that relate to home, coming home, the journey home, and soul (either "the soul" or just soul itself in title/lyrics). The songs need to be quasi-knowledgable to a large audience of a large age/culture range. Thanks in advance!
can anyone identify the last kiss teaser (zach braff) music, thanks, yall rock
What happened to the New York School of Music? [more inside]
Music suggestions for a new fan of heartbreaking country soul? [more inside]
ChineseFilter: Help me find music for a dance party for four year olds! [more inside]
How can I replace the music on a missing disc of a boxed set? [more inside]
I'm looking for some vibrant and upbeat latino music. [more inside]