Questions tagged [identify-this-effect]

For questions looking to identify particular effects in a piece of music, however the effect is created. Be sure to include enough details (sound clip, artist details, description of the effect, etc.) for someone to be able to identify it.

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Cannot identify strange ‘ringing’ noise right towards the end of Mahler’s 8th Symphony

There’s a strange ‘ringing’ — best word I can use to describe the sound — right at the end of Mahler’s 8th Symphony, and I can’t work out if it’s woodwinds or another family, although it doesn’t sound ...
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What is the “screeching” instrument used in the Binding of Isaac soundtrack?

In some parts of the soundtrack for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth and its DLCs, some kind of "screeching" instrument is used, e.g. at the beginning of Chorus Mortus. I've never heard this anywhere ...
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What kind of music is this in this camcorder promotion video?

I used Sony HD 1000E back in the day and when I opened its promotional video in YouTube I was surprised how cool the part between 1:10 and 1:30 actually was for a camcorder promotion video. http://...
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Mastodon’s Clandestiny - how is this keyboard sound created?

I recently wondered about the sound and style of the song Clandestiny by Mastodon. I wonder how the keyboard sound at 2:13 was created in particular. https://youtu.be/5a8442i-X6A?t=134 I know that ...
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Identify 90s R&B and Pop characteristic sound/instrument (processed vibraphone?)

Well... not so desperately, but I've been searching for ever. This beautiful sound is in lots of early 90s R&B/Pop songs, it's some sort of processed vibraphone or something. I'm pretty sure it ...
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What musical effects is Jimi Hendrix using in “Machine Gun”? [closed]

Now I am listening to Jimi Hendrix' Machine Gun, one thing I do not understand is which additional musical effects Jimi Hendrix is using.
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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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Does Anyone Know The Name Of This Vocal Audio Effect?

I am learning ableton-live and cubase and other software. I like some effects which I listen in some songs but I don't know what to call them, and therefore, I am unable to search it on the web right ...
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What type of synthesizer/effect is used on this Drake's Hotline Bling remix?

On this Drake's Hotline Bling covered by Charlie Puth & Kehlani then remixed by Wildfellaz & Arman Cekin, what is the effect used at 1:22?