was one of France's most successful popstars, a complete song-and-dance act who remained at the top of the charts for almost ten years before his career was tragically cut short when he tried to change a lightbulb while in the bath (youtube ahead). [more inside]
posted by jacalata
on Nov 11, 2007 -
Double Read This:
Revolution! The Epsilon Rising seeks the BEST DRUMMER EVER!
They should be 1)AWESOME; 2)TOTALLY INTO US; 3) ETHNIC (but if not, that's cool, man) 4) POT SMOKERS...
At least they like Hawkwind.
posted by klangklangston
on Apr 17, 2006 -
"Unintelligible at any speed."
No, not Ralph Nader mumbling, but the lyrics to "Louie Louie
," in the FBI's humble assessment more than 40 years ago. Nevertheless, this week a Michigan school superintendent banned
a middle school marching band from playing the song... even without anyone singing the lyrics.
posted by twsf
on May 5, 2005 -
So You Think You Know All About Rock Music, Do You?
Well, try Rough Music's Rock Challenge
quiz. (Click on the top left-hand corner, where it says "Test Your Rock Knowledge", include nom-de-plume and imaginary e-mail addy - with spaces even - and prepare to ransack that befuddled memory of yours.
). There's additional fun to be had by betting on each question. I loved it! Be warned, though: if you're any good, it's a great time-waster! P.S.
The site itself isn't half-bad either. (Via LinkFilter.
posted by MiguelCardoso
on Oct 15, 2003 -
GODS OF MUSIC:
There's terabytes of mp3s by independent bands available. GODS OF MUSIC helps separate the wheat from the chaff. If you think particular reviewers are in tune with your tastes then you can customize your quest for music based around them.
posted by substrate
on Oct 4, 2002 -
Moby on the cover of the NYTimes Mag,
talking about music. Actually, the whole issue is "Future of music" related, and considers what will be valuable when the music itself becomes free. Very interesting stories. It's an NYT story, so l:metafilter, p:metafilter.
posted by rev-
on Mar 18, 2002 -