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<big>'''The Wikipedia Fakebandica'''; or '''Rocklopedia Fakebandica 2: Electronic Bookaloo'''</big>
 
<big>'''The Wikipedia Fakebandica'''; or '''Rocklopedia Fakebandica 2: Electronic Bookaloo'''</big>
  
Hello and welcome to a (hopefully) grand experiment! '''The Rocklopedia Fakebandica''' is now a wiki! Why? There's just too dang many fictional bands out there for one person to keep up with! Currently, we have {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} fake bands listed!
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Hello and welcome to a (hopefully) grand experiment! '''The Rocklopedia Fakebandica''' is now a wiki! Why? There's just too dang many fictional bands out there for one person to keep up with!  
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Currently, we have '''{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}''' fake bands!
  
 
Click here to find out [[Help:Starting a new page|HOW DO I ADD A BAND?]]
 
Click here to find out [[Help:Starting a new page|HOW DO I ADD A BAND?]]
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Where is the old site? [http://www.fakebands.com/original-index.html Right here].
 
Where is the old site? [http://www.fakebands.com/original-index.html Right here].
  
Use the search box on the left there, or [[:Category:Years|Browse by YEAR]] | [[:Category:Media Type|Browse by MEDIUM (TV, film, etc.)]] | [[:Category:Categories|Browse by CATEGORY]]
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Use the search box on the left there, or [[:Category:Years|Browse by YEAR]] | [[:Category:Media Type|Browse by MEDIUM (TV, film, etc.)]] | [[:Category:Contents|Browse by CATEGORY]]
 
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This site is under a Creative Commons license.  
 
This site is under a Creative Commons license.  
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Want to add some bands? [mailto:&#114;&#111;&#99;&#107;&#108;&#111;&#112;&#101;&#100;&#105;&#97;&#64;&#118;&#103;&#103;&#46;&#99;&#111;&#109; Email] for a login. Post spam or made up stuff and you'll be banned.
  
 
Rules? Sure, a few:  
 
Rules? Sure, a few:  
 
*Keep it real. - Please only bands/musicians from published sources. There's plenty out there; you don't need to make up any on your own. Cite as much source information as possible.
 
*Keep it real. - Please only bands/musicians from published sources. There's plenty out there; you don't need to make up any on your own. Cite as much source information as possible.
 
*Keep it honest. - Please don't cut and paste other people's work.  
 
*Keep it honest. - Please don't cut and paste other people's work.  
*Keep it clean. - Please only use four letter words only when they are direct quotes, or part of a band's name, lyrics, album title, etc.
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*Keep it clean. - Please only use four letter words when they are direct quotes, or part of a band's name, lyrics, album title, etc.
  
 
== Social stuff ==
 
== Social stuff ==
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
* Brown, K. D. (Ed.), ''[http://mellenpress.com/book/An-Annotated-Bibliography-and-Reference-List-of-Musical-Fiction/6302/ An Annotated Bibliography and Reference List of Musical Fiction]'' Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2005.
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*Ross, Alex. "[https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/08/24/imaginary-oncerts Imaginary Concerts: The music of fictional composers.]" ''The New Yorker''. August 24, 2009.
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* Brown, K. D. (Ed.), ''[http://mellenpress.com/book/An-Annotated-Bibliography-and-Reference-List-of-Musical-Fiction/6302/ An Annotated Bibliography and Reference List of Musical Fiction]'' Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, 2005.
 
*Gibbs, John R. "[http://staff.washington.edu/gibbs/musicfiction.html A Bibliography of Musical Fiction]." University of Washington, Seattle.
 
*Gibbs, John R. "[http://staff.washington.edu/gibbs/musicfiction.html A Bibliography of Musical Fiction]." University of Washington, Seattle.
 
*Whitman, Brian. "[http://alumni.media.mit.edu/~bwhitman/10000.html Ten Thousand Statistically Grammar-Average Fake Band Names]." from: Ellis, Daniel, Brian Whitman, Adam Berenzweig and Steve Lawrence. "[http://alumni.media.mit.edu/~bwhitman/ellis02quest.pdf The Quest For Ground Truth in Musical Artist Similarity]." In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. [http://www.ee.columbia.edu/~dpwe/talks/ismir-2002-10.pdf 13-17 October 2002], Paris, France.
 
*Whitman, Brian. "[http://alumni.media.mit.edu/~bwhitman/10000.html Ten Thousand Statistically Grammar-Average Fake Band Names]." from: Ellis, Daniel, Brian Whitman, Adam Berenzweig and Steve Lawrence. "[http://alumni.media.mit.edu/~bwhitman/ellis02quest.pdf The Quest For Ground Truth in Musical Artist Similarity]." In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. [http://www.ee.columbia.edu/~dpwe/talks/ismir-2002-10.pdf 13-17 October 2002], Paris, France.
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Rabinowitz, Peter. "Fictional Music: Toward a Theory of Listening." Theories of Reading, Looking, and Listening. Bucknell University Press. 1981.
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https://books.google.com/books?id=KguFAAAAIAAJ
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[[Image:Musicland_map_1935.png|thumb|right]]
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*1876, ''A Trip to Music-land : a fairy tale forming an allegorical and pictorial exposition of the elements of music''. by Shedlock, Emma L. https://archive.org/details/cu31924022378164
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*1893, ''The Musical Journey of Dorothy and Delia'' by Bradley Gilman, illustrated by F. G. Attwood https://books.google.com/books?id=zhwtAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
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*1910, ''The Glass Mender and Other Stories''. By Maurice Baring
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*1917, ''Prince Melody in Music Land'', by Elizabeth Simpson
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*1921, ''In Music land. Play for children'' by Brockett, Alice Whitney. Foreword acknowledges ''Musical Journey of Dorothy and Delia''. https://archive.org/details/inmusicland00broc
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*1925, ''Alice in Orchestralia'' (AKA ''Alice in Orchestra Land''). By Ernest La Prade.
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*1927, ''La-La Man In Music Land'', Piano Notes by Colleen Brown Kilner
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*1929, ''Marching Notes'' (AKA ''Alice in Music Land''). By Ernest La Prade. Sequel to Alice in Orchestralia. https://archive.org/details/aliceinorchestra00lapr
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*1929, ''The Little Princes of Music Land'', by Elizabeth Simpson
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*1935, ''Music Land'', Director  Wilfred Jackson, Film series  Silly Symphony. Producer Walt Disney
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*1972, ''Why not? A journey through music land!'', Dorothy L Mavrich,
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Latest revision as of 11:35, 24 October 2017

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The Wikipedia Fakebandica; or Rocklopedia Fakebandica 2: Electronic Bookaloo

Hello and welcome to a (hopefully) grand experiment! The Rocklopedia Fakebandica is now a wiki! Why? There's just too dang many fictional bands out there for one person to keep up with!

Currently, we have 2,692 fake bands!

Click here to find out HOW DO I ADD A BAND?

Where is the old site? Right here.

Use the search box on the left there, or Browse by YEAR | Browse by MEDIUM (TV, film, etc.) | Browse by CATEGORY

This site is under a Creative Commons license.

Want to add some bands? Email for a login. Post spam or made up stuff and you'll be banned.

Rules? Sure, a few:

  • Keep it real. - Please only bands/musicians from published sources. There's plenty out there; you don't need to make up any on your own. Cite as much source information as possible.
  • Keep it honest. - Please don't cut and paste other people's work.
  • Keep it clean. - Please only use four letter words when they are direct quotes, or part of a band's name, lyrics, album title, etc.

Social stuff

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