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SubjectDate AskedExpert
Some type of orchestral piece.5/12/2011K. Evan
  Q: what is the name of this orchestral piece in this youtube video. I've been looking for this song for ...
  A: Sorry, but no. I don't know the song. I took the time to make a simple google search, which you ...
Name of old country/alternative singer2/1/2011K. Evan
  Q: I used to own this CD when I lived in Boone, NC. I can't remember anything but the feel of the ...
  A: First, go here and tell me if any of these song titles ring a bell: ...
matrix version of - leave you far behind6/14/2010Katie
  Q: why is it that the very cool instrumental version of lunatic calms' leave you far behind from the ...
  A: This kind of thing varies from song to song, but it happens a lot. Songs get modified for screen, ...
I'd really appreciate your help...5/25/2009Katie
  Q: There's a song that came out at least a couple off years back and all I remember about it is that ...
  A: Hey, if you are thinking of the song I am, then it's 'That Time' by Regina Spektor. It doesn't have ...
Looking for the name of a song5/1/2009MartinStJohn
  Q: Hoping you can help. It is a fairly recent song. The song is mostly a guitar instrumental, it's ...
  A: "Oh Yeah" by Yello..it's techno from the 80s for sure..and is on practically every 80s new ...
Need your help with identifying music artists on You Tube video10/2/2008MartinStJohn
  Q: on You Tube there is a video with techno?/electronic music. The link is: ...
  A: yea, it is electronica/techno...more of the classic sound..kinda like Goa or ambient..threatens to ...
Need To Know Song And Artist4/10/2008MartinStJohn
  Q: This is a new alternative rock song and I think part of the lyrics go something like this: Back in ...
  A: The song is 'psycho' by Puddles of Mud. I had to google to find this one. I hadn't heard it on our ...
looking for artist of song4/8/2008MartinStJohn
  Q: late 80's early 90's rock"I remember you" or " remember yesterday
  A: in the late 80s, Skid Row had a hit with "i remember you". But that is under the mainstream rock ...
alternative rock era2/27/2008MartinStJohn
  Q: What were some of the contributions that Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, and Red Hot Chili Peppers ...
  A: lindsey, if you mean as far as songs, you don't really have to go any further than to google the ...
info. on alternative music2/22/2008MartinStJohn
  Q: who started Alternative music and where did the idea of Alternative music originate?
  A: Madison, it is argued that Great Britain started it and originated alternative music. However, in ...
What stuff would I like?1/28/2008Katie
  Q: I like All American Rejects and Yellowcard, so what other bands/songs would I like. I dont want to ...
  A: I was a big fan of both those bands, so I think I can help you out, though personal taste is just ...
Trying to find a song10/5/2007MartinStJohn
  Q: Hey, I don't know if you'll know or not, I'm at least hoping for a point in the right direction. ...
  A: Nick, i wonder if it could be "everybody's free (to wear sunscreen) by Baz Luhrmann, but it's ...
Song title I need...believed to be by My Chemical Romance...8/31/2007Jay
  Q: I believe the group is My Chemical Romance and part of the lyrics I heard in the song was something ...
  A: I've looked through all of the My Chemical Romance lyrics and can't find those lyrics, however there ...
"everything is okay, everything is fine."8/18/2007Katie
  Q: I can't figure out the song name or artist who sings "everything is okay everything is fine" it ...
  A: I don't think I know the song you are trying to find unfortunatly. The only song I could even find ...
indie song5/4/2007K. Evan
  Q: maybe i'm wrong, oh maybe i'm wrooooong" and the chorus of the song goes something like "i found my ...
  A: Sunshine Underground's "Commercial Breakdown" Lyrics; ...
industrial late 80's early 90s song search5/4/2007K. Evan
  Q: I'm trying to find information on a song that I would classify as "industrial dance" from the late ...
  A: My best guess is Mystical Maniacs "You Cannot Know My Power" http://www.discogs.com/release/578118 ...
Macy's Fit Matters TV Commercial Song4/9/2007K. Evan
  Q: I've been trying to figure it out what is the name of the song that appears on Macy's Fit Matters TV ...
  A: Try "Daydream in Blue" by I Monster. You may be able to find a sound sample at www.allmusic.com or ...
What do you think?3/6/2007Kamil
  Q: Hey. As someone who listens to a lot of music, I wondered if you'd have the time/inclination to ...
  A: Mountains of You - Decent song, great guitar work, though I am not personally a fan of the screaming ...
Does anyone know the lyrics,song and band?2/24/2007Katie
  Q: I have been trying to find the lyrics,song name,and performing group since about 1996. I don't have ...
  A: Well I don't know the song first hand so I looked around, I found 2 songs by band headed up by ...
Who was the first alternative artist?11/21/2006Bill Stow
  Q: Someone told that Jimi Hendrix was the real first alternative artist...Is that possible?.
  A: A rather philisophical question - I tend to deal more in band facts but here goes. The term ...
first gothic band11/4/2006Jedediah
  Q: i was wondering who the first gothic bands were. i personally think it was christian death or 45 ...
  A: Both bands are certainly among the first Goth bands. Bauhaus, The Cure and Siouxsie and the Banshees ...
Who sings this????10/25/2006Katie
  Q: I can not find out who sings this song or even the title of it. I believe it may be "Everything's ...
  A: The song is called 'Mother Mother" by Tracy Bonham The full lyrics are: Mother, mother, How's the ...
The popularity of UK & Irish acts10/12/2006Kamil
  Q: Okay I have 3 questions actually. The first is under the persumption thst your american. Are The ...
  A: I am Canadian, so I'll help out with what I can. I'll answer them from a Canada-view. Are The ...
help!!! i need to find this song10/5/2006Kamil
  Q: Hey, ok so I don't know who sings the song or what its called. I do know its sung by a male im ...
  A: wow, this is probably the hardest find I've had to look for :( I really wish I could have helped ...
Ref8/18/2006Katie
  Q: I've just heard the song "Bohemian Like You" by The Dandy Warhols & absolutely love it. I think its ...
  A: The Dandy Warhols are great, I can't particularly name songs that I know you would like, it's hard ...
techno6/10/2006Kamil
  Q: I am an older guy and was listening to some techno music. Are people actually playing drums or ...
  A: To answer your question, it really depends on the song. Though, I believe 90-95% are computer ...
Can you help me find out who did this song?4/13/2006Kamil
  Q: I have been having this song running through my head for about a month now and all I know is a few ...
  A: sorry about the delayed responce, I'm in exams atm, so I was a bit busy. I don't know the song off ...
Grunge2/6/2006Kamil
  Q: I used to love grunge. I like soundgarden, nirvana, and alice in chains. I also like Tool. I like ...
  A: Audioslave is always good, since Chris is the singer :) Bobnoxious, has some kick ass tunes as ...
Trying to find writer of song12/7/2005Amarilis Gibeli
  Q: How are you? I hope you are doing well. My question relates to the song "Only Hope" featured in the ...
  A: It's nice to hear from you, I'm very fine, thank you. "Only Hope" is a love song written to the ...
hey10/5/2005Jedediah
  Q: There is a song male vocal that has the line in it ... And Now I am staring down the bottom of a ...
  A: The song is called "45" by Shinedown, you can find it on their album "Leave a Whisper". Here are t ...
alternitive music9/1/2005Amarilis Gibeli
  Q: do your the name of the song and artist of a song with a nice happy melody and rap type lyrics it ...
  A: Unfortunately I can't recall any song with those lyrics, so I'll go on search, any good news, I'll ...
song with a chainsaw in place of a guitar8/30/2005Amarilis Gibeli
  Q: I heard a bluesey song that had a lead chainsaw instead of a lead guitar. I don't know the name of ...
  A: Unfortunately I can't recall any guitarist that plays with a chainsaw instead the guitar, but I know ...
The Boston Post4/3/2005Amarilis Gibeli
  Q: How are you? Good I hope. I had a question about a particular band. Their name is The Boston Post. ...
  A: I'm very fine, and hope your are feeling well too. I listened to Boston Post audio samples at their ...
tapeworm3/12/2005Amarilis Gibeli
  Q: Knowing that Maynard, Reznor and Tori are all acquainted and/or friends and the rumors about a ...
  A: and sorry for the delay in getting back to, it occured a failure in my operating system, so it was ...
Question about alternative song2/25/2005Amarilis Gibeli
  Q: I keep hearing this rock/alternative song on rock stations in my area and have yet to hear who the ...
  A: and please, accept my apologies for the delay in getting back to you, I was out of town. You are ...
NME magazine2/15/2005Amarilis Gibeli
  Q: Can you please send me the list of NME's best albums of 2004?
  A: Here goes the list of the best albums of 2004 according to the NME's pool: 1 Franz Ferdinand by ...
name and artist of early 90's (?) alt song with movie lyrics?2/7/2005Amarilis Gibeli
  Q: I realize this may be outside your area of expertise but I thought I'd give it a try. I already ...
  A: and please, accept my apologies for the delay in getting back to you, I was out of town. I guess you ...
Name and artist of early 90's alt song??2/7/2005Jedediah
  Q: I realize this may be outside your area of expertise but I thought I'd give it a try. I already ...
  A: I googled with the lyrics and looked through some lyrics databases, but my search didn't turn up ...
who are all american rejects...1/29/2005Katie
  Q: who are all american rejects?
  A: The All-American Rejects are a band from Stillwater Oklahoma, they had singles called 'Swing Swing' ...
seeking identity of song only heard once1/17/2005Amarilis Gibeli
  Q: Not sure if you can help me, but your wide-ranging expertise intrigued me. I am seeking the ...
  A: and please, accept my apologies for the delay in getting back to you, I was out of town. You are ...

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All types of questions welcome. Before asking a question, try searching the word "lyrics," along with any lyrics you remember (within quote marks if you are sure of their accuracy), at www.Google.com. Most answers are quickly found this way. You should also try www.allmusic.com. You can also search by song title at amazon.com and www.spun.com.

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Detailed knowledge of landmark UK indie labels such as Factory, 4AD, Disques du Crepuscule, etc. (and their respective releases by such bands as Joy Division, The Fall, and The Wolfgang Press), as well as most major pop acts. I'm also familiar with early '80s acts such as Gary Numan, OMD, The Human League, Seefeel, Cabaret Voltaire, Coil, Kraftwerk, Mouse on Mars, Brian Eno, Echo and the Bunnymen, Siouxsie/The Creatures, Wire, Talking Heads, The Specials, Public Image Ltd., English Beat, XTC, Japan/David Sylvian, Grace Jones, Devo, Thomas Dolby, New Order, The Damned, Dead Can Dance, Eurythmics, Big Audio Dynamite, The Cramps, Catherine Wheel, David Bowie, The Monochrome Set, etc.

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