All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
11
votes
1answer
348 views

Has technology improvement caused film music to change?

When watching older films (by older, I mean before 1970), I always notice the lack of strings in the soundtracks, and when there are strings, they never play quietly. For example, in Mary Poppins, the ...
3
votes
2answers
522 views

I want to start listening to Electronic, trance and house music, where and how should I start? [closed]

I want to start listening to electronic, house, and trance music. Where should I start? What artists should I listen to? Please help me.
8
votes
1answer
449 views

What is Pop Music?

Does something just have to be popular to be described as pop, or is there more to it? If it's just a question of popularity, how popular do you have to be to be 'pop'? Is pop a genre in its own ...
5
votes
1answer
257 views

4 main {sources, influences} of Jazz standard and their {year, decade…} of {foundation,creation}

My gf was given this question at Uni and we couldn't find the answer anywhere - so I want to ask you guys. I've translated the question the best I could... For better understanding: I need to know ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Is “mother mary” from the beatles let it be mean marijuana?

I'm wondering if the lyrics of let it be are about drug and marijuana Thank you
1
vote
1answer
641 views

Song with surrealist video about a Dune Buggy and a scarf

I'm looking for a song where I can only describe the video. It's styled in a surrealistic way and a guy with a long flowing scarf is riding around in a desert in a dune buggy style car, with the man ...
1
vote
1answer
250 views

Female vocal motivating songs [closed]

I want to find more music for jogging / swimming. I like motivating Progressive house / light dubstep music with female vocals. Hope you guys could help me out with some channels / musicians with that ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

In what record company is Martin Garrix working now?

This past summer, Martin Garrix left Spinnin Records due to some reasons. Now, he released 3 songs for free. Does anyone know if he'll work alone, earning money just from the shows?
1
vote
0answers
82 views

Identifying Eric Church Song

What is the name of the song sung by Eric Church at the 1:30 mark in the following youtube remix. It may be an unreleased song or an unreleased extended version of the song. I can not find any ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How do you start listening to songs? [closed]

So I'm a teenager, who, surprise surprise, has never listened to songs or actually properly understood why people love music so much. All my friends say it's awesome, but I never understood how they ...
2
votes
1answer
214 views

Translate a hook from Biggie`s Respect

Please translate a text below in English: Me holla respect, to all the gun men dem Gun men alone, keep gun men friend Fire bun, fi all the informer dem Informer lone keep informer friend The song ...
2
votes
1answer
201 views

Are some vinyl players more forgiving to skips and crackles than others?

Just like the title suggests, are some vinyl players more forgiving to crackles and skips than others? Does the weight of the "needle head" play a part in this perhaps? I am asking this, because used ...
4
votes
0answers
52 views

Tie between Warning and American idiot?

Is there a tie between Warning , Shenanigans , American Idiot? The album Warning points to a story of kids being kids (think: Fashion Victim) while the album AI (American Idiot) points to the kids ...
15
votes
1answer
521 views

What did Chopin think of the saxophone?

Adolphe Sax arrived in Paris in 1842, when Chopin had been living in Paris for some years. Both Chopin and Sax lived in Paris until 1849, when Chopin died. It seems highly likely that Chopin heard ...
8
votes
1answer
185 views

How are movie soundtacks so synchronized with the scenes from the movie?

How are movie soundtacks so synchronized with the scenes from the movie ? I've noticed that some movies fit perfectly with their soundtracks in terms of synchronization. For example something scary ...
2
votes
2answers
131 views

How often are label recordings off-note: sped up or slowed down?

How rare is it that recordings are sped up or slowed down after recording, by a few percent, during the mastering process?
6
votes
1answer
163 views

What caused Oxnard to have such an amazing punk scene?

Why and how did bands like RKL, Ill Repute, Agression, Stalag 13, and Dr. Know come up and be so freaking awesome?
2
votes
1answer
162 views

The lyrics of dazz band's Open Sesame

Possibly the most emotional song I've ever heard from Dazz Band's album Rock the Room.. I can not find the full lyrics of this song. I just heard something like 'I said "Open Sesame", not I've finally ...
8
votes
1answer
128 views

What is Jimmy Rushing saying and meaning in Berkeley Campus Blues?

Here is the link to the song Berkeley Campus Blues by Jimmy Rushing: http://youtu.be/epA55odxsVw From 0:30 to 0:40, the lyrics go as follows: I'm gonna be that kind of cat that (unintelligible to ...
4
votes
1answer
125 views

What percentage of rock guitarists didn't take lessons?

I'm wondering if guys like hendrix, frusciante, most punk rock guitar/solo.. were able to understand music theory ?
2
votes
0answers
262 views

Meaning of BRMC's song's title (0.0770833333333333)

I've been wondering for a while about what could 0.0770833333333333 mean? It's a song by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, from Beat The Devil's Tattoo album. What I figured out so far is that 0....
14
votes
3answers
547 views

Permission for remixes?

Do artists (such as the Propellerheads or similar) need to gain permission to remix another artist’s song? For example, Professional Widow by Tori Amos was not only remixed but appeared on the Boys ...
10
votes
1answer
1k views

Do those cheap MP3 web sites based in Ukraine really pay royalties to artists?

There are several web sites out there that sell MP3 music files for 10 cents each. Most of these web sites seem to be based in Ukraine, and they all have FAQs that claim that they pay full royalties ...
1
vote
1answer
330 views

Punk rock song, lyrics: “mix between a wolf and a lamb”

I heard this song at a shopping mall the other day,I can hardly remember the lyrics, it was something like a punk rock song , that's all I remember : "I'm like a mix between a wolf and a lamb , I ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

Classical instrumental from “Voyager - Innocenzo Manzetti” video

I wonder if you know which song is playing on this video: https://youtu.be/5UUcDU3ZiLo The song on violin is playing in the background of this video from time 0.30 minutes Thanks! Best
-1
votes
1answer
121 views

Lennon or McCartney

OK, so I must ask this one. We all know Lennon's great great songs such as Come Together, Across the Universe and Ticket to Ride. We also know McCartney's number 1 hits such as Here, There and ...
8
votes
2answers
336 views

Affordable guitars that would have been available in the UK circa 1995

I’m a university student taking a creative writing module, and I am currently conducting research for a story that I intend to write about a musician. I’ve spent the past few weeks trying to find the ...
4
votes
1answer
89 views

Did any members of Katrina and the Waves have pet anteaters?

This certainly seems like an incredibly unnecessary question, but I need it answered to prove a point to a buddy of mine. Have any of the members of Katrina and the Waves ever have, legally or ...
4
votes
1answer
719 views

What style is this Louis Armstrong song?

Here is the link to the song S.O.L Blues by Louis Armstrong and his hot seven. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYjw0-4htZI It is from 1927. What style of Jazz is this? Dixieland? Or just Blues?
4
votes
1answer
3k views

History / versions of lyrics to “Manhã de Carnaval”

[This may not be the best forum for this question, but I'm unaware of a better one.] I'm aware of two versions of lyrics to Manhã de Carnaval, listed below and delimited with ~~~~. The first appears ...
6
votes
2answers
584 views

Wagner's music dramas differ from the 19th century Italian operas in what ways?

What influence did Wagner’s music have on nationalism? What innovations in compositional technique, harmony, staging and production did Richard Wagner employ?
2
votes
2answers
489 views

Songs similar to Solveig's Song

Not being an avid listener of classical music in general, I generally find it tough to find classical music I really like. The entire Peer Gynt suite I love very much though, with a particular ...
4
votes
1answer
68 views

Danish music similar to singer-songwriter “Coeur de pirate”

I'm a language enthusiast, and enjoy listening to music in the language that I am learning in so I can hear how words flow together. I can almost speak French as well as English, and I want to move on ...
2
votes
0answers
41 views

Album or Compilation info for “Uncontrollable” by Breex (dubstep)

I'm not a big fan of dubstep, but I've found Uncontrollable track made by Breex pretty awesome. Does anyone know which album/compilation it comes from? I've searched with Google quite a lot but found ...
11
votes
1answer
114 views

What is the work rota for a typical musical show?

A long running theater production of a musical in London or New York often has shows most nights and periodic matinees which when added to continuous rehearsals would add up to a staggering working ...
3
votes
1answer
156 views

Score for song possibly called “The Swiss Cuckoo”

I'm looking for the score to a song that I thought was called "Cuckoo Clock," but that is called "The Swiss Cuckoo" in this video. I don't know which name, if either, is correct. Does anyone know of ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Why do musicians often change their outfits during a concert?

I noticed that musicians often change their outfits during a concert. This applies not only to solo artists, but also to members of a band (at least lead singers). Why is it important for them to ...
31
votes
6answers
44k views

What does 'The Dark Side of the Moon' mean?

One of the most famous albums of Pink Floyd is 'The Dark Side of the Moon'. Besides the title of the album, this phrase also appears in the lyrics of the last song of the album, Eclipse: And if ...
5
votes
1answer
228 views

Is there a databse of musicians that toured with major bands?

I am looking for a reference or database that lists all the musicians that toured with Led Zeppelin. I'm not looking for the band members themselves, but the backup musicians. I once knew a man who ...
3
votes
1answer
183 views

which one is Gabriel Fauré, Requiem, op. 48

There is a show, and it is written that they will perform Gabriel Fauré, Requiem, op. 48 I searched on Spotify so I found that Requiem for Faure has too many op (i don't know how to call them) and ...
8
votes
1answer
109 views

What is the significance behind so many uses of the word “murder” in old school reggae lyrics?

Why does the word murder get used so much in pre-digital dancehall and old reggae? For example, this Barrington Levy track https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmdhqRgRsmE Is there any reason or ...
2
votes
1answer
39 views

Tune for 'The Franklin's Maid'

The Franklin's Maid is a ballade I first encountered in The White Company, a historic novel by Arthur Conan Doyle. I am actually unsure if The Franklin's Maid is an Old English folk song or an ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

What kind of percussion is this?

I recently bought two steps from hell's battlecry album, and there is a few percussion instruments which I'd love to know more about. For example, in "victory" you can hear this "tick tick tick" sound ...
5
votes
1answer
950 views

“Sad” piano music played during clip of “Everything Wrong With John Carter” video

I would like to find the name of the piece and the composer for the following piano part played in the background. The only relevant portions of the YouTube clip are from 15:38-15:48: https://youtu....
2
votes
1answer
73 views

“Bread and Roses” song

I'm completely stumped. For the last few weeks I've had a rather persistent earworm. The line which plays over and over in my head is this: "she wants bread, and her roses too" I'm pretty sure it's ...
4
votes
1answer
99 views

Soundtrack of Three Colors White

I am trying to find the soundtracks of the movie "Three colors White",can any one tell that who composed music?
2
votes
1answer
615 views

Fallout Boy - Centuries: References a tune, what is it?

So, I'm listening to Fallout Boy and I hear a tune I've heard elsewhere, but I can't place it. You'll find it at about 1:10 in this video: https://youtu.be/LBr7kECsjcQ?t=1m10s I'm pretty sure they'...
6
votes
1answer
149 views

Why is there a Star Trek reference in the Zelda symphony?

In "Ballad of the Wind Fish - Legend of Zelda Symphony of the Goddesses" at 3:47 we randomly hear the main theme from Star Trek for just a short moment. Why? Why is there a Star Trek reference in the ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Identifying the closing riff from Andrew WK “Party Party Party”

I've been trying to figure out (for years now) what the last bit of this song (Andrew WK - Party Party Party) is from. I get the feeling it's from something in the classic-rock era, perhaps even ...
1
vote
1answer
241 views

Songs with a war atmosphere

Which Genre of music does this song belong to: What contributes to a cold and evil atmosphere, like in the following Score in the WW2 movie - Fury (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRAlWtadQRc).

15 30 50 per page
1
45 46
47
48 49
53