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Workout podcasts

Looking for reliably upbeat, fast-paced and fascinating podcasts for my daily 30-40m workout. [more inside]
posted by rouftop on Jun 1, 2016 - 13 answers

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.

I want to make a playlist for a loved one that is getting out of a bad relationship. I want to include songs that are upbeat, positive, female friendly/pro-female with messages of it will get better/you can do this/you are strong/he's not worth it/he doesn't deserve you etc. [more inside]
posted by Lay Off The Books on Aug 8, 2015 - 49 answers

Help me make my workout sound better, please!

What songs sound like That's Not My Name by the Ting Tings and I Don't Care (I Love It) by Iconopop? [more inside]
posted by just_ducky on Feb 25, 2015 - 26 answers

Peppy, Upbeat Version of Gloria Patri and Doxology, c. 1980s, Presbyt.?

I'm looking for a peppy, upbeat, quick-paced version of the Gloria Patri and of the Doxology, perhaps in use in the 1980s. This is not the traditional, more stately version of the songs heard in most churches: it often took visitors by surprise. Does anyone have any suggested leads? (I would ideally need to hear it, since I can't read music well.) [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Nov 10, 2014 - 7 answers

Please recommend songs with sad/disturbing lyrics but a jaunty melody.

My favourite song about depression is Dog by Andy Bull. (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult is another one that captures the kind of feeling I'm after. [more inside]
posted by h00py on Jul 10, 2014 - 68 answers

No More Culture Books left - what other SF is like Iain Banks?

This question was helpful, but I need something from a slightly different direction for my husband who is out of Culture books: the humanist angle is great, but really looking for thoughtful left-anarchist SF in particular, "upbeat but not saccharine." [more inside]
posted by corb on Feb 10, 2014 - 18 answers

Help me find more personal anthems

I'm looking to add particular kinds of upbeat and positive songs to a current very eclectic playlist. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by booksherpa on Jun 24, 2013 - 61 answers

Upbeat songs for a kick-ass end of the semester cook-out?!

Looking for the happy-go-lucky-est pop/rock “oldies” you know of. The semester is finally ending and we need some good tunes to chill out to! [more inside]
posted by switcheroo on May 6, 2013 - 47 answers

Positivity, activate!

Feel-good poems/quotes/music/activities--basically seeking an avalanche of positive stuff! [more inside]
posted by sprezzy on Oct 2, 2012 - 10 answers

Beautiful, upbeat websites?

Know any ungendered, artful, well designed, and relentlessly positive/upbeat websites? [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Apr 11, 2012 - 4 answers

C'mon, let's move it!

I'd love your recommendations for some upbeat, happy, dance/electronic music (probably from Europe), based on a couple of tracks inside. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Mar 28, 2012 - 4 answers

Looking for motivational podcasts, hold the extra cheese

I really need some pep talks right now. I've been on the hunt for inspiring, upbeat podcasts, but so many of them are phony or cheesy. What podcasts are real, helpful, and motivating? [more inside]
posted by ROTFL on Feb 17, 2012 - 19 answers

upbeat piano songs?

hi, everyone! i'm making a mix of piano-based songs for my friend and i'd like for some of the songs on there to be more brightened but still be meaningful, of course. the type of songs i'm looking for are like "mouthwash" and "merry happy" by kate nash or "wings" by utada hikaru. something where it's still primarily piano. thank you for any and all suggestions! [more inside]
posted by thischarmingirl on Nov 20, 2011 - 19 answers

Uplifting tunes for the resolutely optimistic

What are some upbeat songs that convey a message of hope and happiness and optimism and love for the great wide wonderful world? [more inside]
posted by miss_kitty_fantastico on Mar 30, 2011 - 75 answers

Peppy upbeat electric guitar with string background?

What are some songs that sound like this one? Difficulty: it's a remix of a song from a video game soundtrack. [more inside]
posted by specialagentwebb on Oct 8, 2010 - 7 answers

Quick Pick-Me-Up

What are some ways to "feel better fast"? [more inside]
posted by LonnieK on May 24, 2010 - 52 answers

Lyrics? We don't need no stinkin' lyrics!

Looking for upbeat, uptempo acoustical pieces without lyrics.. any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by Kattiara17 on May 2, 2010 - 34 answers

Un Chi Chien Andalou

Does anyone have any details about this East Asian song? [more inside]
posted by cloeburner on Oct 5, 2009 - 10 answers

Upbeat jazzy techno

Stupid question about a particular flavor of techno music. [more inside]
posted by knave on Jan 30, 2009 - 10 answers

Songs for my sister- upbeat and woman-centered

Looking for songs with a positive theme about sisters or female friendships for a cd I'm making for my sister's birthday. Also, she's going through a rough transition with a breakup, so other female-centered songs about positivity or independence would be wonderful. [more inside]
posted by potatopeople on Dec 19, 2008 - 28 answers

Singing about blinging

I'm looking for songs that sparkle! (or that shine, or twinkle, or make you think bright and happy thoughts.) [more inside]
posted by TG_Plackenfatz on Apr 27, 2006 - 52 answers

Recommend awesome music.

Can you recommend some really excellent music? [more inside]
posted by mai on Mar 28, 2006 - 61 answers

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