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What's the difference between Bluegrass and Country?

I'm diving into North American folklore music of the 20th century, and two of the staples are the Bluegrass and Country genres / styles. They seem to be intimately connected though, so: How are they ...
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What are the inefficiencies of Spotify? [closed]

I've been recommended unrelated songs a few times on Spotify. Many times the recommended songs do not carry the mood of the previous song. Have you also experienced the same as songs of different ...
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The two standard voices in Mexican music

Answering this question about nasal tones in popular music made me wonder. I've frequently heard songs from Mexico that pair two singers, one with a noticeably more nasal sound. For example: ...
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What is the genre of Outlander Season 4 opening credits?

The theme for season 4 is the same song as previously sung but given a thematic rehash based on the storyline for the season. I was initially thinking it would be country but it is a bit different ...
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what genre is this soundtrack? any similar tracks? (bending clarinet jazz swing)

What genre is this soundtrack in the following video? https://youtu.be/U6r7Khd-0o4 I would say jazz swing but it's a too broad description to find any similar tracks. Can you name similar tracks, ...
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Peppertones “Salary” - Harmonic syncopation in swing rhythm

https://youtu.be/p8U4b9yVyx4 This song's rhythm section consists of 3 instruments: drum, bass, and an acoustic guitar. When anticipation/syncopation happens with harmonic rhythm (Chord changes one ...
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Genre of “Peppertones - Close up the world”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl5dcwtgSVI I am trying to find more songs with this rhythm (drum and bass) and arrangement style. Can you help me figure out what songs/genres have used similar ...
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Genre of “Do You Only Wanna Dance” (Mya)

I was watching Havana Nights where this song really captured me. I haven't heard any song with having such rhythm before. What is the genre of this kinda music ? Salsa, latino pop or what ? Also, ...
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Can Prokofiev be neatly classified in a genre?

It's pretty much uncontroversial that, e.g., Liszt can be classified as Romantic, Bach as Baroque, Mozart mostly as Rococo (or Classical, if you must) and I'd argue that Debussy is an impressionist (...
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Genre of “Bourbon Street” (Tuohy), “Save My Soul” (Big Bad Voodoo Daddy), more

Looking for genre names so I can find more music like these, if you have recommendations, they're more than welcome. I NEED MORE MUSIC These first two are pretty similar: https://www.youtube.com/...
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What makes music good to study by?

In my life I've only heard TWO albums that I could spend time studying or working to. I don't mean that these two have been the only ones I could ever bear to hear the sound of. Instead, I'm saying ...
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What does characterize “dirty” folk?

As different to "normal" folk? Is it so because of "dirty" sounds? Example https://youtu.be/_ILe0_DovlU
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International Super Star Soccer 64 Main Theme Genre

Wich genre would you say that the International Super Star Soccer 64's main theme is? Also, what about the training theme?
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Is Logobi a music genre?

The English Wikipedia says: Logobi is an urban musical genre that accompanies certain dance moves. On the opposite, The French Wikipedia describes Logobi as a dance that can be accompanied by any ...
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Is H8000 a stylistically differentiable sub-genre of hardcore punk?

H8000 is often described as a sub-genre of hardcore punk from West Flanders. What makes it a sub-genre? Is it only geographical? In other words, can any hardcore punk track be considered H8000 if it ...
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How is song qualified for being categorized as Sufi?

In Indian/Pakistani music, there is a genre called Sufi. What is it about Sufi music that defines it as such?