Questions tagged [electronic-music]

Electronic music refers to music which is produced mainly using electronic instruments and equipment, such as computers (and software), drum machines, synth keyboards, sequencers, and the like. Electronic music does not limit itself to "EDM", but the way the audio is produced.

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Go_A - ШУМ (Shum: Noise) video interpretation on the team dance move

Question about the musical dance arrangements of the video Go_A - ШУМ: There are 9 people dancing as a team in the YouTube video --- are there certain deeper meanings/motivations behind the dance? ...
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does anyone know what intrument/ type of electronic sound this is? [closed]

so ive recently found this song in my recomended called revived ( ) and im stuck on what type of noise it is at 00:06, the DUUUUUUN the kind of screechig drone, i havent ...
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Trying to remember an EDM\Dance track from 2000s with sampled drone-like lyric

I'm sure I recall an electro track from the early 2000s that has a slow American female vocal saying something like: "we didn't come to party, we didn't ?? to ?? (rhymes with 'all'), we only ...
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How/why is it that house/techno "producers" still work with traditional producers/mixing engineers?

Take this song, for example. My first impression was that this song involved Ariana singing on a Zedd instrumental. But then I discovered Max Martin helped write the song, and i'm sure he had a ...
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Did Kraftwerk have a "lo-fi K" symbol on their early albums? If so, which ones, and what does it look like?

The Space Exploration SE question What is astronaut Alexander Gerst signaling with this K-shaped hand signal? states: In this AP/WISN news item Air leak at International Space Station temporarily ...
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Koan vs KOAN Sound

Does anyone know if Koan (the ones who produced the albums "Argonautica" and "When the Silence is Speaking") is the same group/artist as KOAN Sound? Or are these two different ...
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Can anyone identify this song or by whom it is? [closed]

I recorded this song in a bar about 1year ago and since then already tried all the apps like Shazam but I can't find it. Maybe someone at least understands the lyrics (the quality of the recording ...
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Trying to find early 2000s EDM track, Japanese vocals, breakdancing skeleton

I'm trying to track down this song/electronic group (I think short-lived) that I loved in highschool that no one else knew about somehow. Their music had Japanese vocals but I think they were based in ...
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Help identifying an 80's electro instrumental with an Egyptian theme

Sadly, I don't have a sample to identify the song with, but it's been wracking my brain to identify this one 80's electro song that I remember but haven't heard since the 80's. It is strictly an ...
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Where can I find a MIDI file for Max Kortlander's "Russian Rag"?

A pianist myself, I like how this song sounds and want to learn how to play it. Since there is no sheet music for this song, I've been looking for a file that I can convert into music. Can someone ...
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What is the source of the vocals used in Sahara by Astrix?

There are vocals during Astrix's Sahara, specifically at 3:45. These vocals sound like vocals I heard in an Anime movie once. Can anyone confirm the source of these vocals? While on the same topic, ...
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List of musicians who play left-handed

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_musicians_who_play_left-handed Would it be rare where musicians can play the above musical instruments with either hand?
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Please help me! What is the name of this effect for music? [closed]

Maybe someone knows a tutorial where I can learn this effect. Example of this effect - I will be very grateful to anyone who can help
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Artists similar to Blanck Mass

I'm looking for artists/albums/songs specifically similar to Blanck Mass albums "Dumb Flesh" (especially the song "Dead Format"), "World Eater", (to a slightly lesser ...
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Can someone help me figure out these tracks genre? [closed]

Yo anyone here who could help me put these songs into genres? I have no clue how to even explain what kind of music genre these tracks would be labeled nor are similar to... 😪 ...
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What Music could be used to reflect industry and factory work?

Examples that may use mallets or other non instrumental sounds. A style like Iannis Xenakis' would be brilliant
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An EDM downtempo prog-house song called *The Spectre* and the DC character called Spectre

Does Alan Walker's song The Spectre have anything at all to do with the DC Comics character called Spectre? Did he base his song off of the DC Character or not? The comic character Spectre is a ...
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90s or 2000 techno song with piano introduction (no vocals) [closed]

Looking for a techno song/eletronic I believe it's from the 90's almost 2000. Starts with a single note from the piano and the introduction goes by this way. Beautiful and calm and it has a little ...
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What are the defining characteristics of dubstep as an electronic music genre?

I know many dubstep styles don't use the "wobble" effect at all, and that the "wobble" effect is used by many other genres, so it's not a defining characteristic, even if it's sometimes considered a ...
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Any way to decipher Four Tet's "About" page on Spotify?

The electronic music artist Kieran Hebdan, better known by his stage name Four Tet, has an interesting About page on Spotify. It looks to me to be just gibberish, but perhaps there is some way to ...
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Electronic instrumental music - the album cover is a comic of a woman punching herself in the face [closed]

That's all I remember... It's electronic contemporary instrumental music - the album cover is a comic of a woman punching herself in the face, something like Eatlot or Eatlow or Loweat... Lost in ...
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Identify 90s minimal electro, black and white music video, lyrics are a rhythmic laugh [closed]

I'm looking this track and music video as an example of very minimalistic work that can be trending. It sounded like a joke to me back then and I wonder how can this track be popular. The song was ...
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Music video from the 2000s with a solo female artist building up an electronic music song using a sample box [closed]

I'm looking for a video, that I saw at some stage in the past 2 years which includes the following: A female artist (with brown hair I think) who is the only person is the video Using a blue sample ...
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Does any one know this Napster House Track I once found?

I am looking for a house track that appeared on Napster from 1997-98 that was titled as 'Midnight Breeze' by Jazz N Groove or Bobby and Steve. The track would be 120-135 bmp and had a jazzy feel to it....
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Electronic music inspired by Sci-Fi movies

As many other people I grew up watching science fiction movies and listening to electronic music, to the point that I developed a great passion about them. Recently I found out few songs which are ...
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House, Garage, UK Garage, Speed Garage: What's the difference?

When talking about early electronic music, and the house scene specifically (in contrast with the Techno scene), four styles are always mentioned, and used interchangeably in many contexts (including ...
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Similar artists to rising crimson?

So, as a composer I usually have musical influences which I'm unaware of but realise years later. I was hoping someone could resonate with the musical inspiration seized me and lasted an album. Who ...
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What kind of edm genres specifically did Delia Derbyshire help pioneer?

Ive read quite a lot (on the internet) about how she was a amazing producer (composer/dj) of her era and was wondering what specific genres did she pioneer her wikipedia page says musique concrete and ...
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What's the difference between synthwave and retrowave?

I like both retrowave and synthwave, but there is no much difference between them, so I wonder why does they have different names? What is the difference?
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Has anyone heard of the EDM genre "Trance Ragecore"?

Its a mix between trance and Trap Metal but has darkpsy elements in it I was wondering if anyone's heard of it its fairly new and I was wondering if someone could find some Trance Ragecore Tracks and ...
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Anyone know a musician who (at least at some point) looked like Captain N? [closed]

Back in the mid 2000s, I came across an artist who sported a red jacket like Captain N's and who kind of looked like him. I believe the genre of music was electronic/trance, but maybe it was a ...
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What do the lyrics of "Juliet" by Cloudnone and Matt Van mean?

There is a song of the genre Future Garage called Juliet by Cloudnone and Matt Van, and the lyrics seem to be about a man building a spaceship to find his lost lover in space, but upon further review, ...
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End of AVICII's The Nights: Why is the end of the sound wave not centered around zero?

This is the end of AVICII's The Nights (YouTube) viewed in Audacity: Question: Is there a particular purpose for keeping the wave out of the center? I guess it does not change the sound (or at least ...
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Identify the track playing in the background of this video titled "Water Dragon - Time-lapse"

I’ve got a partial track and I would like to find: producer's name track name It’s a YouTube video: Water Dragon - Time-lapse. Any help is much appreciated. The genre is 'psychedelic dub'.
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Electro house music identification

I am trying to identify the soundtrack that is played for a few seconds in this video (from 0'02'' to 0'06''). It reminds me of Perfection from TWOLOUD but it does not seem to be it. Can you help me ...
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In Far Too Loud's "Doomsday Machine", where did the dialogue clips come from?

The title says it all. I'm wondering which movie/tv show is being sourced for the audio in Doomsday Machine by Far Too Loud. Link (sample at 1:22).
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What genre is "Morning Dew" by Ryosuke Kojima?

What genre does this music belong to: Morning Dew by Ryosuke Kojima? Recently I heard some music from the anime W'z and I've fallen in love with the music in it. I tried to find most of its music, ...
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What album (from before 2007) has on the cover a woman wearing stockings and walking on a city street towards the camera? [closed]

I'm looking for an album that predates 2007. Album cover: a woman walking on a city street towards the camera, wearing green or fishnet stockings. She might have had red hair. Genre: Electronic-ish ...
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Which genre is this song reminiscent of?

Here is the link to the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgZbKq_bxJ4 Now, I know it's an electronic song but I believe Avicii in this album was trying to fuse various genres with electronic ...
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What is/are the specific genre/s of electronic music producer 'k?d'?

I started listening to k?d's tracks some months ago, and I fell in love with his style. I wanted to know what his genre could be called? I know that he produces different genres, but mainly he does ...
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A music video with a black man running and turning to dust by car hit [closed]

I just can't figure out what was the music video with that description. A black man starts to run with a zombie/voodoo glaze in his eyes. He miss-steps and his leg turns to dust etc. Eventually he ...
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What is the style of Moderat (A New Error)?

What is the musical style / direction of deep psychadelic electronic music of the style of A New Error by Moderat?
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Genre of "Meant To Be" by Arc North

What is the genre of the main tune in the foreground of Arc North's Meant To Be, and who are other artists working in this style?
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How do electro-swing artists get that old cracky gramophone voice?

When listening to Electro Swing songs such as Booty Swing by Parov Stelar , I am encountered with the familiar "old voice" in most swing songs that feature a woman singing, but the voice is low ...
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Lyrics of *True Faith* by New Order: What is the morning sun?

My morning sun is the drug that brings me near To the childhood I lost, replaced by fear I used to think that the day would never come That my life would depend on the morning sun This is the ...
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Knife Party - Destroy Them With.. Lasers or Lazers?

I'm building a website which builds Spotify playlists from Last.FM data. Knife Party - Destroy Them With Lasers/Lazers is one issue I'm trying to work out.. Last.FM spells Laser with a "z" (and ...
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Repeated lyric in Guz & Tough Love - "Dancin' Kinda Close"

Guz & Tough Love's song "Dancin' Kinda Close" has a repeated lyric ??? little step ??? dancin' kinda close What is the full lyric with the omitted words? I haven't been able to find it ...
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Why are some musician names a letter followed by numbers?

Why do some musicians choose a name that is a letter followed by a dash and some numbers (usually a 3 digit number)? I have seen this before a few times, but never found out how or why this tradition ...
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Can these tracks be grouped under one Electronic music subgenre? [closed]

I'd like to identify the exact subgenre of the following tracks for a DJ set I'm developing. I feel I'd dance exactly the same way to each of these tracks. I'd like to find other DJ sets that sound ...
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Identify the opening discourse in "Pray", from Haelos [closed]

So there is this discourse opening from the band Haelos, it is the first song in this link. Does anyone know who's talking? My bet is that is Churchill, but I'm not sure.
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