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Organ Music Recommendations

I have been listening to an album of Bach Preludes / Fugues, performed on a organ (here). I like the classical music meanderings, the droning consistency, and especially the organ sound. Could you help me find more like these? [more inside]
posted by tintexas on Jan 8, 2017 - 8 answers

Wanted: Sad Electric Organ Music

I love, love, love melancholy or sad songs that feature an electric organ, but I stumble upon them infrequently. Could you help me find more? [more inside]
posted by Synesthesia on Jan 5, 2016 - 16 answers

Pipe organs that sound like the end of the world.

What are some recommendations? I'm looking for songs like the new Oneohtrix Point Never song Freaky Eyes... or the scene in Akira where Neo Tokyo is being destroyed by Tetsuo's singularity. Songs that sound like world is ending, played on organs the size of cathedrals. [more inside]
posted by special agent conrad uno on Dec 9, 2015 - 11 answers

No sound on organ?

First - I don't know anything about organs. I have figured out how to turn on this organ, a Rodgers 805b. The lights come on, all is well. Except there's no sound when I press a key. What's wrong? [more inside]
posted by wearyaswater on May 28, 2015 - 6 answers

Medical Science Question

Hello, I have a stem-cell related question which I hope someone familiar with said information can help me out with. Basically, I was wondering if it's theoretically possible to grow a brand new male reproductive organ within an existing male organ as its eventual replacement with the aid of stem cells (i.e. via stem cell injection into the organ tissue). The cells could then differentiate into specialized organ cells which could then divide, etc. What are your fact-based opinions about this?
posted by Neutron12 on Dec 15, 2013 - 16 answers

How do I organ solo like The Zombies' "She's Not There"?

Hi all. I'm trying to learn how to play the organ solo in "She's Not There" or alternatively "Sticks and Stones" by the Zombies. I'm not sure what they are... the blues scale? I have moderate piano experience.
posted by Shasta on Mar 7, 2013 - 9 answers

What is this animal organ/fetus/embryo my cat brought in?

What is this thing my cat brought to my porch? http://i.imgur.com/cejZcGe.jpg It appears to be something between an animal fetus and organ. When I turned it over it looked the same on the other side. There were no visible eyes/mouth/features. It was larger than a quarter and there was no blood present. A possum visits regularly, and the area has many moles, birds, and raccoons.
posted by Locative on Mar 1, 2013 - 18 answers

I'm trying to find a particular video of a pipe organist playing Liszt's piano sonata

I'm looking for a video of an excerpt from Liszt's piano sonata in B minor transcribed for the pipe organ. I am pretty sure it was played by a Dutch man, or in the Netherlands, and he had two different colored socks. The obvious youtube searches are turning up nothing. Anybody?
posted by l8erm8 on Nov 29, 2012 - 3 answers

What is this calliope tune?

Do you know what this song is? It was recorded from the Stinson Organ at the Griffith Park Carousel. Thanks!
posted by mzurer on Apr 4, 2012 - 3 answers

Organ donor, or not?

Should I sign up to be an organ donor? I like the idea of individuals getting my heart, lungs, kidney, liver, eyes, etc. I do not like the idea of having my body sent to a corporation to harvest my tissues and then packaging them and selling them for profit. I've read that this does happen, hospitals and transplant centers can thereby profit from the sales as well. How can one prevent that from happening and yet allow organs to be used by those needing them. My state donation site has a blanket consent form that reads as if my body could be taken to 'another facility' and "tissues" harvested. No mention of by whom, what for, and at what price they would be sold.
posted by NorthCoastCafe on Aug 31, 2011 - 41 answers

Can you identify this organ piece?

Can you help me identify this piece of music? [more inside]
posted by perpetualstroll on Aug 1, 2011 - 8 answers

Please take a look at my organ.

Can you identify this Bontempi organ? [more inside]
posted by unSane on Jul 11, 2011 - 1 answer

Sinister solo church organ

Dark, creepy, church organ music [more inside]
posted by seawallrunner on Jul 3, 2011 - 7 answers

Good keyboard for live performance?

Looking for an affordable keyboard for live performance with GREAT piano, elecric piano and organ samples. [more inside]
posted by unSane on May 19, 2011 - 9 answers

Help identify this instrument / sound.

There is a certain organ sound used in a lot of old prog music. A grindy organ sound. A perfect example is here, starting at 2:48. What is the instrument, and, if applicable, what is the setting / tone / whathaveyou (for example, if the instrument were a Hammond organ, what button would be pushed / levers flipped / etc. to get that sound? If a Moog, what dials would be turned, more or less?)?
posted by Bugbread on Jan 24, 2011 - 6 answers

Help fixing a Farfisa?

Where in Austin (besides Switched On) can I get the spring reverb tank on a Farfisa combo organ repaired? [more inside]
posted by kaseijin on Aug 30, 2010 - 4 answers

Chicken Guts: is there a snack in my future?

I just got our chicken share and it came with a bag of giblets, but it came with 5 bits I don't recognize. What part of the chicken is this? [more inside]
posted by Toekneesan on Jul 4, 2010 - 24 answers

Quiet/Meditative Organ music?

I recently picked up a Naxos CD called Organ Meditation, liked it quite a lot, and realized I'd like to hear more in the same vein. Can you recommend some other recordings of quiet and meditative organ music? The bits I liked best were 19th century or earlier, but I'm open to more modern/contemporary suggestions too. Thanks!
posted by Lentrohamsanin on May 1, 2010 - 4 answers

Like if Booker T. and Jenny Ondioline gave birth to the Woolly Bully

FarfisaFilter: I love songs with prominent Farfisa/Vox Continental/Musitron organ parts, the crazier the better. 96 Tears, Rock Lobster, Runaway, and recently, MGMT's Song for Dan Treacy. What are some other (more recent) rock tracks with great combo organ parts? [more inside]
posted by eschatfische on Apr 28, 2010 - 21 answers

Keyboard of my dreams

Please help me find the digital keyboard of my dreams! [more inside]
posted by chara on Jan 6, 2010 - 9 answers


Please point me toward the very best classical organ music! [more inside]
posted by hermitosis on Oct 18, 2009 - 19 answers

Estranged pieces of metal in an Organ from the 1960s are the topic of the day

Fixing an old transistor organ: how do I fix these switches that seem to rely on the springiness of metal in order to make contact? [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Sep 7, 2009 - 5 answers

How do you unstick an organ key?

My roommate and I recently picked up a Kimball console organ for the price of carrying it down three flights of stairs. Unfortunately, we banged one of the keys on the lower row on the way down, and now it's stuck. While B is a solid note as far as notes go, does anybody have any tips on how to unstick it? [more inside]
posted by HotPants on Jul 8, 2009 - 3 answers

What are some books or educational DVD's for learning rock, blues and jazz piano and Hammond B-3 soloing and licks

What are some good books or educational DVD's, besides Jamie Abersol, for learning rock, blues and jazz piano and Hammond B-3 soloing and licks. [more inside]
posted by doppler68 on Jun 19, 2009 - 3 answers

I know, I know, you're jealous.

I just lucked out huge on Craigslist. Sitting next to me is a combo organ and a Fender Princeton Blackface, which I got for free (tried to offer money, but it was refused). Now how to get the two back to working conditions... Question #1 - what can I plug in here? [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Jun 14, 2009 - 9 answers

Organ donation - the aftermath

13 yrs ago, my BF (and roomie) had a brain aneurysm on a Friday and died the following Monday. At least 6 of her organs were donated to various people. [more inside]
posted by jaimystery on Mar 30, 2009 - 18 answers

I know my chicken. You got to know your chicken.

On the interior portion of a chicken leg quarter in a recessed portion of the bone is a small brown organ with a liver-like texture. What is this organ anatomically and does it have a culinary term attached to it?
posted by sourwookie on Jan 27, 2009 - 15 answers

Tickling the Ivory

Who are the keyboard players who are really wowing you these days? I'm looking to enhance my listening pleasure. Any style or genre is fine. [more inside]
posted by netbros on Nov 13, 2008 - 17 answers

I Wanna Do Bad Things With You

MusicFilter: Mrs. Billtron would like more music like the opening song from HBO's True Blood, "Bad Things" by Jace Everett. She likes the sound of Chris Isaak and Junior Brown, which are the closest things in our mp3 collection, but misses the spooky vampire and warewolve ambience of the theme song. Any suggestions? Suggestions should err on the side of New Orleans rather than Nashville, since she just got back from Louisiana and really misses it.

PS I am really enjoying reading Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale at the moment.
posted by billtron on Oct 11, 2008 - 7 answers

How can I make my guitar sound like an organ?

How can I make my guitar sound like an electric organ? [more inside]
posted by abirae on Sep 8, 2008 - 11 answers

How do I squeeze the most value out of my lifeless corpse?

When I die, I want to make sure that my body is stripped down and recycled much like an automobile at the wrecking yard. How do I go about making sure this happens? [more inside]
posted by davey_darling on May 5, 2008 - 15 answers

Fast, Dramatic, Sinister music?

In search of: dramatic, sinister, or fast music. Disastrous, villainous, swift and dexter melodies best set to chaos, tragedy, or discovery. [more inside]
posted by Phyltre on Dec 20, 2007 - 24 answers

And the "most useless organ of the human body award" goes to...

StupidQuestionFilter: What is the most useless organ in the body? [more inside]
posted by JaySunSee on Nov 28, 2007 - 43 answers

Help me identify Bach organ music

Konzert Fur Orgel No 5 - D-Moll .... What? [more inside]
posted by deeper red on Nov 8, 2007 - 5 answers

hammond me

what instrument should i use to get the hammond organ sound [more inside]
posted by edtut on Oct 29, 2007 - 9 answers


Did you donate your kidney? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 12, 2007 - 9 answers

Help me tame the B3ast.

Help me get started learning to play the mighty B3, pretty please? [more inside]
posted by waxboy on Aug 10, 2007 - 5 answers

How many transplant organs are damaged by long-distance transit?

How many donor organs (specifically kidneys) are unable to be used for transplants due to damage sustained in transport? [more inside]
posted by decathecting on Nov 21, 2006 - 10 answers

Organ donation (the musical kind)

Where can my mother donate a Baldwin electric organ in Toronto? [more inside]
posted by sueinnyc on Aug 26, 2006 - 4 answers

Music Featuring Hammond Organs

I love any music that uses a Hammond Organ, whether it's 70s rock, gospel, jazz, whatever. The sound of it just makes me happy. There are some obvious artists that come to mind: Medeski, Deep Purple, the Doors, but I want MORE! The closest thing I've found so far is on All Music, there is a list of artist who use the organ, but it's mostly classical and jazz. I'd like a list that includes rock artists, too. Any suggestions for artists I'm missing or links that would help me to expand my listening options?
posted by abbyladybug on Apr 11, 2005 - 39 answers

What modern vocal songs have pipe organ?

I've been (intentionally) listening to some songs with pipe organs in them that sound like this [MP3, 0.8MB]. Can anyone recommend modern songs that happen to use these instruments? As in singing, perhaps blues/folk/indie, rather than centuries old church ditties. Thanks.
posted by holloway on Sep 5, 2004 - 17 answers

How/if to safely donate a kidney if you're overweight

I am thinking about donating my kidney but I'm about 100lbs overweight and probably a doctor would say I'm closer to 150lbs overweight. Does anyone know how fit one has to be (should be...) to donate a kindey and 1) the kidney be healthy, and 2) for me to remain healthy? Other thoughts to consider for being overweight and interested in being a donor would be appreciated too.
posted by pwb503 on Aug 12, 2004 - 12 answers

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