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Where should we book shows in the mid-atlantic US?

Where should I book tour dates for an unknown indie-rock band in the middle-atlantic US? [more inside]
posted by ludwig_van on May 15, 2007 - 15 answers

Classic Rock Fan

I'm a 40 year old male and a music nut, but only classic rock and only musicians with ultimate talent. My favorites include The Who, Rush, Kinks, Moody Blues, Peter Gabriel's Genesis, pre-Born In the USA Bruce, Ozzy, Maiden, Sabbath, etc. I haven't found a good band in the 90's and 00's until I found Wolfmother. Are there any others out there worth listening to?
posted by whobynumbers on Apr 25, 2007 - 53 answers

tourfilter recommendations?

Which bands/artists put on the best live shows? [more inside]
posted by SBMike on Apr 15, 2007 - 102 answers

Your favourite indie band sucks.

Music nerds! All these indie rock bands are starting to bore me. I want something different... something unique, unconventional, magical, soulful, challenging, uncategorizable, fun, heartbreaking, bizarre, and all or none of the above. [more inside]
posted by Robot Johnny on Apr 10, 2007 - 114 answers

Oasis T-shirts in London?

Where in London can I find an Oasis t-shirt for sale? (that's right, the rock group)
posted by mrmarley on Apr 9, 2007 - 5 answers

Keeping the Rock Alive

I've always been annoyed by people who make a racket in the neighborhood. I'm likely to be one of those people next year. How can I soundproof a room, pacify neighbors, and avoid police? [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Mar 20, 2007 - 25 answers


I need serious help picking an electric guitar. Why do I want to buy a new one? See... [more inside]
posted by snsranch on Feb 15, 2007 - 21 answers

Don't call pretty Peggy

Neil nerds: does anyone know if there's a live performance of The Old Laughing Lady out there (and available on CD or MP3) with banjo rather than guitar, as in this clip?
posted by Mocata on Feb 10, 2007 - 1 answer

Wailing Guitars and facemelting solos!!!! \m/

I am trying to make the most Epic Rock Mix of all time... [more inside]
posted by indiebass on Jan 29, 2007 - 51 answers

Indie / rock covers of ABBA's "Dancing Queen"?

I recently admitted to myself and to the world that I really, really love ABBA's Dancing Queen! Are there any interesting indie / rock covers of it to be found online? [more inside]
posted by Lush on Jan 27, 2007 - 28 answers

Witness Inc.

I'm looking for way to get a CD or record single of an obscure 60s Saskatoon band. They're called Witness Inc. [more inside]
posted by sleslie on Dec 11, 2006 - 3 answers

Steppenwolf - who says "Don't Step On the Grass?"

In the Steppenwolf song "Don't Step on the Grass, Sam," is "Sam" in reference to a real politician?
posted by TheOnlyCoolTim on Dec 6, 2006 - 3 answers

Drill that rock!

How do I drill a hole through a rock? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by Ynoxas on Nov 29, 2006 - 14 answers

Help me get into Chinese music!

Help me find good Chinese rock! [more inside]
posted by friendlyfire on Nov 27, 2006 - 12 answers

the police and the wtf?

What are the lyrics of the Metric song Police and the Private about? Drug addiction? Prostitution? Post-9/11 security? I have listened to it 50 times and it's driving me completely nuts; I can't figure it out. The last lines seems to undo the above meanings.
posted by luriete on Nov 23, 2006 - 2 answers

What song sampled a young Jason Lee?

What song samples this line: "Dude, I’ll give you a hundred bucks and I’ll take you out to Benihanas if you slide that 75ft handrail…I’ll give you 600 tries, I’ll be back next week!" which a young Jason Lee says at the beginning of Spike Jonze's "Video Days?" [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on Nov 21, 2006 - 4 answers

Help with audio engineering resources

Please help me find some good audio engineering resources. [more inside]
posted by Zero Gravitas on Nov 21, 2006 - 12 answers

I need some rocks. Where do I go?

How can I find places where it's legal to gather rocks? [more inside]
posted by agropyron on Oct 13, 2006 - 8 answers

Where are rap and rock headed?

Has rap and hip hop essentially replaced rock? [more inside]
posted by shannymara on Oct 5, 2006 - 27 answers

Looking for India in western music.

MusicFilter: Looking for examples of Western pop, rock & so-forth that have a distinct Indian (as in Subcontinental, not Native American) influence, either in instrumentation (tabla, sitar, etc.) or presentation. [more inside]
posted by grabbingsand on Sep 16, 2006 - 33 answers

Opera With Rocks In?

Opera With Rocks In: Looking for opera-themed pop/rock songs for a friend. [more inside]
posted by picopebbles on Aug 17, 2006 - 31 answers

My music is in ruins!

Having read this thread, I downloaded several *awesome* box sets... but then I download Itunes which resulted in this annoying problem. What can I do?! [more inside]
posted by rosswald on Jul 31, 2006 - 9 answers

What album cover is this?

Classic Rock Filter: I'm looking for the name of a rock LP with a cover design that features a screaming face, essentially purple-hued. I believe it's either Deep Purple or Humble Pie, but Google is failing me ... [more inside]
posted by joe lisboa on Jul 26, 2006 - 22 answers

Tagging MP3s and the Rock genre

How much or how little and in what ways should one consider breaking up the "Rock" genre when tagging MP3s? [more inside]
posted by Witty on Jul 26, 2006 - 20 answers

On the road

Where can I get indie rock gigs outside of (but nearby to) Pittsburgh, PA? [more inside]
posted by ludwig_van on Jun 28, 2006 - 21 answers

The Piper is down

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]
posted by jadepearl on Jun 25, 2006 - 33 answers

Help me remember this song from the mid 90s

I need some help rediscovering the artist and title of a song from ten years ago or so - vague memories follow: [more inside]
posted by DandyRandy on Jun 22, 2006 - 6 answers

Good, non-big-name bands playing Roskilde Festival

Got any lesser-known band recommendations for someone going to Roskilde Festival? [more inside]
posted by Zero Gravitas on Jun 14, 2006 - 26 answers

Not the History of Rock n Roll!

Anyone ever hear a hilarious radio special on the CBC called "Not the History of Rock and Roll"? There were two of these produced. I've heard Part 2, it's got really funny impersonations and faux interviews of David Byrne, Michael Jackson, James Brown and others. I'm trying to locate the first part. Anyone have an idea of where to find it?
posted by storybored on May 29, 2006 - 3 answers

Help me Panic! less at the disco!

Indiebandfilter: Help me find some unknown bands that I'd like, considering that I like the bands listed in my more inside: [more inside]
posted by antifuse on May 26, 2006 - 19 answers

Hope I Die Before I Get Old

I'm doing a write-up about rock musicians and age. Who are the good, bad, ugly, and new? Is Rock and Roll strictly for the young and hungry? [more inside]
posted by sourwookie on May 4, 2006 - 77 answers

What a gaijin needs for FujiRock '06!

Gaijin going to FujiRock Festival, what can I expect??? [more inside]
posted by nintendo on Apr 28, 2006 - 1 answer

Blargle graaaah ruggl RAKZCH BLAHHHH!

I want to learn everything there is to know about the vocal technique found in metal and hard rock wherein the singer makes his/her voice get all 'raspy'. [more inside]
posted by BruceL on Apr 18, 2006 - 11 answers

Has anyone ever started a record label?

Has anyone ever started a record label? I would like some advice (other than "Quit while you're ahead"). [more inside]
posted by lovetragedy on Apr 17, 2006 - 11 answers

Indie Rock Recommendations

Music recommendations for someone who has grown up/apart from indie rock. [more inside]
posted by kmel on Apr 13, 2006 - 41 answers

Rock That Sax

Looking for Rock Saxophone instrumentals, not hooks whole songs. [more inside]
posted by Xurando on Apr 9, 2006 - 19 answers

Good hard rock karaoke songs

Help me pick some hard rockin' Karaoke songs for tonight [more inside]
posted by markblasco on Apr 8, 2006 - 20 answers

Name That Tune :: PBS ThirteenHD Promo

Name that tune please :: PBS is great, and the songs in their promos are actually just as good. Currently running is a promo that ends with the words; "Be More ~ ThirteenHD" (this is PBS Thirteen's High-Def channel which they broadcast in NYC & possibly elsewhere?). The music which accompanies it is a piece that I'd classify as sort of a Blues/Rock/Jazz instrumental. My Question: Name that tune!?! [more inside]
posted by Jhaus on Jan 31, 2006 - 2 answers

London Calling

Where should I try to get (indie-pop) bookings in London? [more inside]
posted by ludwig_van on Jan 9, 2006 - 15 answers

Rock violin

I really like the violin in the beginning of The John Spencer Blues Explosion's song "Bellbottoms". What are some other bands/songs that combine bluesy rockin' electric guitar and epic-sounding violins?
posted by borkingchikapa on Jan 6, 2006 - 20 answers

Sounds of Shredding

Music for Snowboarding. I need help creating a playlist for a friend to use while snowboarding next week. [more inside]
posted by FreezBoy on Jan 3, 2006 - 9 answers

Where did you dig up that old fossil?

Pint-size paleontology: Where in WA state (Seattle area), is a good place for an 8-year-old to be able to look for and (probably) find fossils? (And take some home) [more inside]
posted by -harlequin- on Dec 15, 2005 - 7 answers

Rock bands with female leads?

YourFavouriteBandDoesn'tSuckFilter: Your recommendations for "good" rock-genre bands with female lead singers?
posted by PurplePorpoise on Nov 30, 2005 - 144 answers

was it thin lizzy?

What was the first band to employ dual-guitar harmonized "solos"? What are some good bands who have employed it?
posted by kenko on Nov 6, 2005 - 39 answers

But I don't even know any Skynyrd!

Play some Synyrd. The song. The t-shirt. The angry reply. Yet 1,120 results on Google and still no answer. Where did it come from? A movie? A book? A comedy sketch? Or was it just so common for people to request that Skynyrd be played that the call became ubiquitous?
posted by afroblanca on Nov 5, 2005 - 23 answers

What song is this?

Songfilter: This one is kind of a long shot, but can someone tell me the name of this rock song based on my sloppy transcription of its notes? [more inside]
posted by Slimemonster on Nov 4, 2005 - 10 answers

the roq of the 90s.

does rock music from a decade ago seem undated for you? did you feel the same way ten years ago? [more inside]
posted by sammich on Nov 4, 2005 - 28 answers

Thank you Seattle! We are ________!

I'm going to start a rock band. Need a name. [more inside]
posted by Idiot Mittens on Nov 4, 2005 - 110 answers

The windup and the pitch

Tips for tightening up my live vocal performance? [more inside]
posted by ludwig_van on Oct 17, 2005 - 9 answers

Help me find new music?

Help me find new music? [more inside]
posted by nile_red on Oct 10, 2005 - 24 answers

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