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Top new questions this week:

Did that kid rapper "Lil' Bow Wow" really not release his iconic "That's My Name" song in the mid-1990s?

I have a distinct memory of myself hearing this song on the radio in a certain rented "summer house" in the (roughly) mid-1990s, perhaps even earlier, with the memorable refrain going: Bow ...

identify-this-song history similar-artists rap hip-hop  
asked by Big Bow Wow 1 vote
answered by Aaron 0 votes

Do musical recordings remove the breathe of the players?

Following the splendid question Has Vengerov's performance of the Sibelius violin concerto (1904 version) ever been recorded? I was listening to the Ilja Gringolts recording that Aaron links in ...

classical-music jazz recording  
asked by fedorqui 1 vote
answered by PiedPiper 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

When did the "standard drumkit" become popular in music

When did the standard drum kit become popular in music. My definition of standard drum kit being: snare drum bass drum hi-hat cymbal(s) tom-tom(s)

history equipment drums percussion  
asked by Viktor Mellgren 18 votes

What is "25 or 6 to 4"?

One of - and this is debatable, but it's what I think - the best rock songs ever is by a band called Chicago. But the name has always confused me. The song is called "25 Or 6 To 4". What does this ...

meaning rock  
asked by DJ Aftershock 14 votes
answered by ryanmavilia 16 votes

What genre is the song “Other Friends” from Steven Universe?

I really like this music, and I want to hear more. What genre would this be considered? Link: “Other Friends” from the Steven Universe movie

asked by Bruno Wrier 1 vote
answered by Chris Sunami supports Monica 3 votes

Where does this famous rhythm pattern come from (oftenly used to knock on a door)?

This rhythm pattern seems very famous and is oftenly used to knock on someone's door, sometimes as a code: Does it have an history? Where does it come from?

history identify-this-sample  
asked by Bebs 11 votes
answered by Scott ResistTHIS Hamilton 13 votes

Why is it that Garth Brooks's music isn't available to stream?

Why is it that Garth Brooks's music isn't available to stream via any major music distributor (e.g. Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon Prime Music, Spotify, etc.)?

country streaming  
asked by Nick Saemenes 5 votes
answered by José David 10 votes

Is it true that Jimi Hendrix didn't know music theory?

I've often heard that Jimi Hendrix didn't know anything on music theory and harmony, and he was just playing 'by ear'. Is this true or just a urban legend?

asked by Getz 12 votes
answered by Dom 14 votes

What are the instruments Miles uses to record "Was he Slow?" in "Baby Driver"?

In the movie Baby Driver, Miles "Baby" records pieces of dialogue and creates his own mixtapes in his home studio which includes various analog equipment. I'm mostly interested in one which was used ...

electronic-music recording drums percussion identify-this-instrument  
asked by user43277 2 votes
answered by Bebs 3 votes
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