There's a genre of music called Breakcore that utilizes traditional elements of hardcore, breakbeat, and drum n bass but at insane tempos and in non-traditional song structures and time signatures usually through manipulating samples. Venetian Snares is an example of one such artist. wikipedia.org/wiki/Breakc…
Music can be perceived in a faster or slower tempo - this is due to being in a physiological flow state, music might seem slower when focussed and faster when it's in the background newrisingmedia.com/blog/2…
Bees dance to each other in the hive to tell each other where to find good pollen. The angle of the dance is the angle relative to the sun, the tempo of dance is the distance, the duration of dance is the quality of the pollen, and the dancer hands out free samples to whoever’s watching! articles.extension.org/pa…
Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" was used to train medical professionals to provide the right number of chest compressions per minute while performing CPR, due to its bassline having a tempo close to that recommended by the British Heart Foundation. thecourier.com.au/story/3…
The music video for Primus' "Wynona's Big Brown Beaver" was performed and recorded at 25% slower speed, to give the musicians a jerky artificial look when the video was sped back up to the correct tempo. youtu.be/q6AB9nD8evs
Humming to the tune of "Stayin' Alive" while giving a CPR is good for keeping a right Tempo. youtu.be/cosVBV96E2g?t=25…
The keyboard solo in The Beatle’s In My Life from their β€˜65 album, Rubber Soul, was played by George Martin an octave down and at half speed, giving it that amazingly virtuosic feel. Apparently even he couldn’t pull it off at the song’s actual tempo. classicfm.com/discover-mu…
Strawberry Fields by The Beatles is actually 2 different songs, in different keys and tempos. John Lennon couldn't decide which he preferred so George Martin figured a way to join them. You can hear it at precisely 1 minute. beatlesbible.com/1966/12/…
The number 96 is considered significant in Hungary. The crowning of Arpad, its first king, was in 896. Budapest’s metro was built in 1896. By law, buildings in Budapest must not exceed 96 feet, and the Hungarian national anthem should be sung in 96 seconds - if done at the proper tempo. telegraph.co.uk/travel/li…
There is a sub genre of Heavy Metal music known as Doom metal. Doom is an extreme style of heavy metal that typically uses slower tempos, low-tuned guitars and a much "heavier" sound than other metals intending to evoke a sense of despair, dread, and impending doom. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doo…
Cats like music, just not human music. It must be in the frequency range and with similar tempos to those used in natural communication by each species pbs.org/newshour/nation/c…
There is music specifically made for cats that features frequencies and tempos used in natural cat communication pbs.org/newshour/rundown/…
People spend more money when supermarkets play slow tempo music. thinkgrowth.org/stores-ar…
Steve Harvey told People Magazine in 2013 that as a struggling actor, he lived in his 1976 Ford Tempo for 3 years. However, Ford didn't make the Tempo until 1984. people.com/people/article…
Robert Johnson's original blues recordings may have been sped up to make them more appealing. The original tempo at which he recorded them was likely much slower, which also makes his actual voice deeper than what we hear on the recordings. theguardian.com/music/mus…
The Ramones started playing their top hit song "Blitzkrieg Bop," at an already fast tempo of 177 bpm and would play it faster the more they performed it live. At the band's final show, they played the song at an extremely fast tempo, well above 200 bpm. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bli…
"Stayin' Alive" has the optimum tempo for performing CPR on someone who has just suffered a heart attack. cityroom.blogs.nytimes.co…
Jeff Porcaro (drummer w/ Toto, Boz Scaggs, Michael Jackson) played on Pink Floyd's 'Mother.' Nick Mason had trouble w/ the 5/4 time sig and other tempo changes "his brain doesn't work that way", Roger Waters said. songfacts.com/detail.php?…
Stimulating the brain's left tempo-parietal junction causes people to perceive copies of themselves in the room nature.com/nature/journal…
Researchers have found that the beat of the Bee Gee's "Stayin' Alive" is the perfect tempo for performing CPR. n.pr/1AUeva4
There is a piece of music which began playing in 2001 that wont end until the year 2640. The tempo is marked ASLSP or "As SLow aS Possible". aslsp.org/de/das-projekt.…
In many european languages, such as Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, Croatian or Greek, the words for "time" and "weather" are the same. (tempo, tiempo, temps, vrijeme, ΞΊΞ±ΞΉΟΟŒΟ‚...) linguistics.stackexchange…
The correct tempo to perform CPR is 110 beats per minute and that there are two popular songs you can remember to help you maintain the correct tempo.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHWeuQyFouo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWsJcg-g1pg

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That, on U2's album The Joshua Tree, dividing the number of the guitar's repeated delay notes per minute by the song's tempo in beats per minute yields the mathematical constant e. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The reason most recent marches are played at 120 bpm is because of Napoleon. His armies moved faster than other armies before him, because the French Army carried less equipment. This caused newer marches to played at the French tempo. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M…
The score for the movie Inception contains a copy of itself at shorter tempo, and its famous β€œBwaaa” sound effect is *another* copy of the bridge played at an even faster tempo. artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.co…
Stayin Alive does NOT provide the optimal tempo for CPR. healthblog.dallasnews.com…
When MGMT worked with a producer (Dave Fridmann) for the first time, they all agreed to slightly increase the tempo of Time To Pretend. This made the song the same tempo as Abba's 1976 song Dancing Queen... so they decided to randomly add a piano sample from Abba's hit to the song. (Start 5:30) soundcloud.com/hrishihirw…
The Correct Tempo for 'Hands Only CPR' is that of Disco Classic "Stayin' Alive" heart.org/HEARTORG/CPRAnd…
The Spongebob closing theme is a slow-tempo ukelele cover of 12th Street Rag en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twe…
The the whole musical score of Inception is based off of slowing down the tempo of Γ‰dith Piaf at different rates (the song they use to signal when the dream is about to end) artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.co…
The bassist for REM developed appendicitis during the recording of What's The Frequency Kenneth, and had to be rushed to hospital. That's why the tempo slows towards the end of the song en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/W…
Conlon Nancarrow composed classical pieces with complicated tempo ratios," The Study No. 40, for example, has its parts in the ratio e:pi" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Con…
A recording exists of Rachmaninoff playing his own Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor with the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1939, and the tempo is significantly faster than recordings made since then. youtube.com/watch?v=oA0kX…
All the music in the score of Inception is subdivisions and multiplications of the tempo of the Edith Piaf track "Non, je ne Regrette Rien." artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.co…
Cheap Trick's "I Want You to Want Me" was released originally as a mid-tempo country song, covered by an obscure French synth-pop artist, then only played live faster, as most of us know it, on the Live at Budokan album. songfacts.com/detail.php?…
The 10cc song 'I'm Not in Love', was originally written around a Bossa nova beat, but group member Lol Creme suggested slowing the tempo, while another group member, Kevin Godley, suggested replacing the beat with a built-up wall of voices. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
Monty Python's "Sit On My Face" is a direct parody of an innocuous song by Gracie Fields called "Sing As We Go!" with the exact same melody and tempo. youtube.com/watch?v=4La1a…

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