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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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 ...
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Audio sample in Infected Mushroom's “The Shen”

In Infected Mushroom's track The Shen, from their second album Converting Vegetarians, there is an audio sample starting at 3:30 and looping quite a few times that I could never understand. I have ...
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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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New EDM-Rock Bands (Not old bands, Not metal, Not Djs)

Can anyone suggest bands with this criteria? New bands (not bands with long careers like Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, The Prodigy, etc) Electronic (EDM) and Rock at the same time. Not Metal bands ...
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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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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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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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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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A music video with a black man running and turning to dust by car hit

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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Downtempo song, where a female voice says “Don't stop”

The song is very relaxed and I am reasonably confident that it features smooth-sounding (closer to sine wave than to the saw wave) synthesizers. I recreated the main theme here. I recall the main ...
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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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R3HAB's record label

I haven't found any clues about R3HAB's new label. Did R3HAB leave Spinnin' Records and start releasing on his own, or is he still part of Spinnin' Records?
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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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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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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 ...
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When did Progressive Trance appear?

While the English Wikipedia talks a bit about progressive trance, the German and Spanish ones are much more complete. But they all miss information about the origin of progressive trance. What was ...
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Identify the opening discourse in “Pray”, from Haelos

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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How do people dance to drum and bass?

I'm getting into DJing. Personally, I really like drum and bass for listening and would like to integrate it into my sets. However, drum and bass is very fast. Most EDM is 110-140 BPM, but most drum ...
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Identify two songs from Innova Irish Dance Company at Britain's Got Talent (2014)

Can please someone identify the two instrumental parts of the mix of songs in this Innova Irish Dance Company are the belles of BGT | Britain's Got Talent 2014. That should be semi-final performance ...
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EDM song with the lyric “riot music”

was wondering if anyone could pinpoint this song for me. There are two main parts to the song. The first part features a synth drone in the background with a male vocalist singing the following. "...
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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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What are the lyrics to Ben Gold and Audrey Gallagher's song “There Will Be Angels”

Ben Gold and Audrey Gallagher - There Will Be Angels Web searches for the song reveal nothing.
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90s video: Everything is made out of letters (i.e. T A X I = a taxi)

I'm looking for music video, somewhere in the nineties, where everything is made out of words and characters. So you see a taxi, and it is illustrated by the letters T A X and I as you pass through ...
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Gareth Emery's Soldier Lyrics Clarification

So all the lyrics sites seem to say the 2nd verse of Gareth Emery's Soldier as saying: When you're falling down and you're on the fence I will be your shield I will keep you safe However what it ...
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Identify this instrumental electronic and classical music

I have this instrumental music on my computer, but it has no information attached: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5jOXzxlxbMhdEM1YWlxLTRtZTA/view
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Does “computer manipulated gibberish” have a name?

I'm referring to when, for example, in dubstep, you hear heavily edited voice samples, to the point where there are no recognizable words in it anymore. Examples: Kygo, Selena Gomez - It ain't me ...
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Does somebody know the Song to these lyrics?

"you know what I came here for i came for you" + "throw it down and count to 3" Heard the song on a stream and the streamer was speaking quite a lot so I couldn't make out more, but I'm about 90% ...
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Is there a name for this “yawning” effect?

I am wondering if there is a name for an effect I hear in a certain electronic song. Here is the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wNXRkmgd9w&t=180s. (It will automatically load at the time ...
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Artists similar to French artist Paradis

Anyone know where to find more of this genre? The french element is absolutely narcotic: Paradis - Hémisphère I tried looking into lounge/electronic/indie/house, but couldn't find any comparables. ...
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What is the name of this song? I do not speak English [closed]

http://myurbe.com/5/spinnin215x.mp3 I found it in spinnin session 215, but in the tracklists that I researched is not this music. It is only referred to as (id-id), that is, unknown. At the very ...
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Applicants are dancing in club, boy is “rating” them by showing cards

I'm looking for the name of a song I watched recently on Youtube, but whose name I forgot. The music genre is electronic. In the video, a white boy of age 17-20 with curly blonde hair and a gap ...
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what is it called when a song is created by overlaying a series of repeating beats

This used to be pretty popular on YouTube but i have seen much of it in a few years. Wikipedia doesn't seem to categorize it as either a type of electronic music or a style of DJing.
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Identify this genre that features EDM beats with sung vocals? [closed]

I like music with beats (like in EDM) and vocals like in The Weeknd's Can't Feel My Face.
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Song with same backing track as Daft Punk's “Something About Us”

This song seems to have the same backing track as Daft Punk's "Something About Us," but it has a different singer, and different lyrics that sound like "It must be here, the day begins, 7:13." I know ...
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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 this genre and performance: DJ with live instruments [closed]

I am trying to identify the correct terminology for a particular performance type (or genre) that has a DJ + musician that makes the music live. For example: Darkside - Live on KEXP Gramatik - Live ...
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Songs like “Mile High Club” and “Skank Tank” [duplicate]

For the longest time I have wanted to find music similar to these two songs, but I have never known the name of the style, or any other way of finding more: Just Cause 2 - Mile High Club View ...
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How did people in communist Bulgaria (or other eastern bloc countries) access western music like Depeche Mode and New Order?

Were there record stores that sold this music? Did these bands play in countries behind the iron curtain? Did they get radioplay?
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What other genres or subgenres has Current Value taken on?

I'm a pretty big fan of a drum and bass producer known as Current Value. Easily one of my favourite artists specialising in the darker types of drum & bass. But I've been wondering, has he ever ...
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A particular music from the movie “Sing”

I was wondering about a song in the movie - Sing. It is the part when the d=singing team was selected and suddenly the bunnies come and play a music (around 22 minutes of the start of the movie). ...
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What's the difference between Goa and Psychedelic Trance?

I've listened to Goa/Psy Trance for half my life now, and many times I have found these terms to be interchangeable, like searching in youtube suggests. And while there's even separate wikipedia pages ...
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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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What genre is Futurecop! and Cinnamon Chasers?

There is this growing subgenre of EDM characterised by 80's nostalgic themes and lots of oldschool synths. The most prominent artists I'm aware of are: Futurecop!, Cinnamon Chasers, Anoraak. How do ...
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Avicii - Stories | Uncredited vocals?

Avicii is well known for not giving credit to the artists that sing in his songs. I am currently looking for the singers featured in his new album: Stories. Here's the tracklist of the album; I'm ...
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Looking for the title of an electro/indie song: “We can't be friends”

I'm going crazy searching for an electro / indie song. I remember in the official video song there is a man (drawn) that is running and the title I think (or lyrics) contain "we can't be friends", or "...
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Having difficulty understanding the genere of Trap House

Can someone please describe to me what, exactly, is trap house? Examples welcomed!!
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Help needed for lyrics. Artist: SLDGHMR Track: Deviate

I'm unable to understand the lyrics when listening to: https://soundcloud.com/sldghmr/deviate-ft-la-felix No matter how hard I try, its only gibberish to me. There are no resources on the web with ...
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Has Justin Bieber written the 'melody' of any of his songs?

In the album "My World 2.0", Justin Bieber has sung some of the biggest hits such as 'Baby', 'Somebody to Love'. ---Has he written the lyrics of these two songs by himself (without others' help) ? ...