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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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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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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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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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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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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Kraftwerk Synthesizers?

Today, i went to Antwerp to the concert of "Kraftwerk". They are with four standing side by side. It's always the same setup. They all have a special "desk" and at first glance, it seem that they all ...
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Identify electronic music video of rotating planetary surface in silhouette

I'm a huge fan of Echoes (the syndicated ambient/electronic radio show), and a couple of years ago heard a track on it that piqued my interest. It featured a female vocalist and was fairly minimalist ...
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DnB mixes like Kush Sessions?

I love the Kush Sessions mixes and that they can be downloaded for free. Within Drum & Bass genre there's so much variety, but those mixes kind of hit the spot for me—just some relaxed, mainstream ...
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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?

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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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 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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How did Gilles Peterson persuade Mala to “Mala in Cuba”?

I've read in several reviews that BBC1 radio DJ Gilles Peterson gave the inspiration for dubstep artist Mala to record "Mala in Cuba". Challenged by musical sage Gilles Peterson to mix soundsystem ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...