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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Poledance music suggestions

I'm actually a programmer, but seeing my GF struggling to find a track for her poledance competition - decided to give a try to music branch of Stack Exchange. She is looking for something similar to: ...
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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 these tracks be grouped under one Electronic music subgenre?

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 piano instrumental with techno beats and thunder sounds

I remember it's pretty long, it doesn't have lyrics and it's very popular. It has nice piano melody that becomes more saturated in the middle of track. It also has strong techno beats and thunder ...
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Can anyone identify this song or by whom it is?

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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Identify this Music shortly before Parade of Nations within the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony?

Does anybody know the name of this amazing music played as intro for Parade of Nations (from 40:20 until 42:38)? >> Timestamp link to YouTube << DJ Tiësto ...
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Do me from behind

I hear a lot of electro swing (like Anella, Caravan Palace, Swingrowers, ...) on YouTube and I once stumbled upon a song with the lyrics [...] but you just want to do me from behind. [...] But I ...
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Finding similar songs [Melodic tech?]

I am trying to identify the music style I like in order to find similar songs. For example here are two songs by the same artist I love : Fly away (Matara Remix) - Laroz Under your skin - Laroz ...
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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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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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What sound is in Steve Aoki's “Mi Gente” remix?

I’m trying to make a song that imitates the big ‘dun’ sound in this song "Mi Gente", Steve Aoki Remix:
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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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Epic Celtic, New Age, Instrumental Music

I've been really obsessed with this song called Caribbean Blue from Enya. I love the aesthetic of the music, the calming instrumental feel, with the female vocals that gives it a super light tone. The ...
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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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Videoclip - monster chasing people, probably 90s

I'm looking for a music video. It's probably from late 90s, as it was often on mtv. There was a monster (not too serious?) chasing people, probably inside. People were scared. It had an electro vibe ...
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Please help me! What is the name of this effect for music?

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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What is the genre of “Kiss me (IMSA remix)”?

In the song Kiss me (IMSA remix), the artists are Mr. Brick, DJ Lapin and Anna Miracles. Does this really lazy beat have a name? What genre would this be?
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Can someone help me figure out these tracks genre?

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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Identify 90s minimal electro, black and white music video, lyrics are a rhythmic laugh

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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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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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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Lyrics for Fuck Buttons - Sweet Love for Planet Earth

The song Sweet Love for Planet Earth from Fuck Buttons' album Street Horrrsing (2008) contains extremely distorted vocals starting at 5:32. Several sources online cite the following as lyrics: We're ...
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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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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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Why did electronic music become popular recently? (America)

I listened to trance around 2003-2006, and it was almost a closet musical enjoyment. I was an American teenager, and I knew very few people who shared my preference for electronic music - it was a ...
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Have workstation-keyboard accompaniments ever been used in recorded music?

I am aware that rhythm and accompaniments on home keyboards typically exist to make playing at home less lonely/more fun. However, I doubt that no recording artist, perhaps even a professional artist, ...
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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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Name of band with keyboardist wearing cape and singer with Native American hairstyle

I saw them live on Austin City Limits many years ago (more than 10 years ago). I am seeking the name of band. These are all the details I can remember: Band with 2 members, both men Keyboardist, who ...
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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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What album (from before 2007) has on the cover a woman wearing stockings and walking on a city street towards the camera?

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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90s or 2000 techno song with piano introduction (no vocals)

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

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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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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Music video from the 2000s with a solo female artist building up an electronic music song using a sample box

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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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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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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Genre of two songs

The genre of Love Yourself by Justin Bieber is Dance/Electronic. But the genre of Dancing On My Own by Calum Scott is Pop. They both are a bit sad and go slowly. So why are they considered different ...
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What's the difference between house and techno?

Both are considered pillars of electronic dance music, and probably its most known and recognized genres. They are often used interchangeably, sometimes to refer to electronic dance music in general, ...
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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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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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Anyone know a musician who (at least at some point) looked like Captain N?

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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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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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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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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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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20 year old electronic song including sampled dialog from Star Trek: TNG “Time Squared”

Can anybody tell me any information about this song? Composer? Publisher? Song Name? I have been trying to figure out who made this song for the last 19 years! I have no clue! I know the words are ...