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What is the name of this 50s/60s symphonic soundtrack style and who makes it nowadays?

Examples: This Christmas movie song MacArthur Park, though without the rock tinges. Can't think of a particular scene, but think of the stereotype of a scene where someone hears something shocking ...
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Please help me to identify this song so that I can find similar songs [duplicate]

I was referred here from music.stackexchange. Would be grateful if anyone can tell me what type/genre of music this is :-) Starting from minute 02:20: That majestic ...
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Does this type of chinese pop have a genre name?

Youtube got me hooked on a particular style of chinese pop music compilation videos lately. Here is one example, but there seem to be hundreds with mostly the same songs. I find it great as background ...
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What genre is SoulJourn 44?

What genre is SoulJourn 44 (https://www.reverbnation.com/souljourn44)? I hear elements of power pop, alternative rock, punk, soul, folk and a lot of other stuff but I can't pin down the specific genre....
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Spanish language song “no nosotros, no”, bombastic rock, gypsy violin

So, it was a sad day for me today, when I found out my favorite local independent radio station, WWCD, was yet another casualty of 2020 --it had finally gone under, only to be replaced by El Grande, a ...
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Identify this genre: My Uncle Used to Love Me, but She Died (Roger Miller)

Identify this genre: My Uncle Used to Love Me, but She Died (Roger Miller)
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What genre best fits “Infinity” by LEMMiNO

Which genre of music is LEMMiNO's "Infinity"? I'm interested in exploring similar types of music.
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What is the genre of music that represents Ancient China?

I have heard this type of music in many songs related to Chinese culture or Ancient China. Can you please tell me what this kind of music is called? What is the name of this tune ? What instruments ...
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How would you Find music if what you listen to isn't all the same genre but it has the same appeal? [closed]

Through the Fire and Flames by DragonForce is a song that can very easily hype a situation to that of epic proportions and it can be "Felt" or other wise envisioned by those who are moved ...
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Is there a specific term for when an artist covers a song in a different musical style?

Lately I've had a lot of fun listening to instrumental covers of modern songs created with medieval music instruments (example: ). This also lead me down the rabbit ...
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What is the genre of Jazz that is brass ensemble based, but has more contemporary drums and bass than Big Band and Duke Ellington material?

What is the name of the subgenre of Jazz that is fully brass ensemble driven - just like Big Band/Duke Ellington stuff - but has electric bass instead of standup, and more driving drums and percussion,...
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What type is that piece from Kent movieclip?

I am very interested in the video clip released by the Swedish band Kent 4 years ago, introducing their last album and tour. Då Som Nu För Alltid The whole piece is (or sounds like it is) centered ...
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Is '7 Years' by Lukas Graham simply pop?

As someone who usually hates the general concept of 'pop' music, I find Lukas Graham's 2015 hit '7 Years' to be an absolute rollercoaster of emotions. It is brief, melodic and catchy, but at the same ...
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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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What is the genre / style of this song and songs like it? Short Piano Notes on every beat in background

What is the genre / style of this song and songs like it such as Mr Blue Sky? Short Piano Notes on every beat in background. Also is there a name to it? And are there any other songs in a similar ...
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What specific subgenre is the music of Siamés?

What specific subgenre is this band? That's a question frequently asked. I heard many different opinions, but none expert. Some said new wave, others said funk pop. Other say "indie", but ...
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Genre of music like Infected Mushroom and Snail's House

Here is a link to some music I listen to (On youtube music). What genre is it? Infected Mushroom - playlist Snail's House - Pixel Galaxy ODESZA - A Moment Apart Are they all the same genre or ...
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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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What music genre is Tron: Legacy by Daft Punk?

The album is categorized as soundtrack. The Band is officially French-House style. The album is a mixture of orchestral sound with electro elements (hybrid). There are also electro beats in there. It ...
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What genre is Magicka: Wizard Wars' (Competitive Arena Fighting Game) "Main Menu Theme”?

I am looking for music similar to Magicka: Wizard Wars' (Competitive Arena Fighting Game) soundtrack, "Main Menu Theme." The music was composed by Johan Lindgren. This is one version of this song:-- ...
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What is the genre of the song “You in me”?

You in me a song by a co-ed korean band named KARD. Genre? Sub-genre?
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Genre for weird, obscure or underground music

I'm looking for obscure music. If anyone knows about an underground artist, or genre, I would be pleased to have your help. I'll take anything from any year or century, as long as it is complex or ...
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What genre is Old School Runescape's (MMORPG) “Book of Spells”?

I am looking for music similar to Old School Runescape's (MMORPG) soundtrack, "Book of Spells." These are two versions of this song:-- (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9U2BNjCbl8) (https://www....
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What genre is the song “Other Friends” from Steven Universe?

I really like this music, and I want to hear more. What genre would this be considered? Link: “Other Friends” from the Steven Universe movie
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What is the genre of music in the Kitchen Swagger playlist on Spotify?

What is the genre of music in the Kitchen Swagger playlist on Spotify? Lost in Paris - Tom Misch I Wish I Missed My Ex - Mahalia Closer - Corinne Bailey Rae How Deep is Your Love - PJ Morton ...
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Name the genre for instrumental non-slow mixed-notes music [closed]

I remember hearing an orchestra playing instrumental music. The beat was fast, (well, I guess 120 bpm or more). The notes were plenty and mixed. In my imagination as a kid, I would call it "jungle ...
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What's the genre of the music having a breathy female vocals in the background?

I am listening to a music compilation titled Total War: Rome 2 OST - Campaign Compilation. This is composed by Richard Beddow and performed either by the Prague Philharmonic or Slovak National ...
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Instrument used in sound clip

Does anyone know what genre of music is this example: very quiet background music. Also, what instrument is used to make this kind of music? Thanks in advance
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Genre with nasal, digitally processed sound

When I go in certain shops, and also MacDonalds, in the UK, I very often hear a certain style of record, where a vocalist puts on a certain kind of "whiny", nasal tone to prolong some notes. Also the ...
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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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Is there any similar backgroud music to this song with lyrics?

HotCha - 咖啡或茶 [HotCha] - 官方完整版MV – Time 0:56-1:00 I want to remove the vocal from this song (Time 0:56-1:00). But if I do it, the quality is so bad. So is there any instrumental music that is ...
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Company of Heroes 2 - British Forces Theme | What is the music here based off of and where do I find more music like this?

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ahr6APbE1Y) This is from the video game, Company of Heroes 2 - The British Forces Expansion Pack/DLC's soundtrack. Where can I find music like this? I have decided ...
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What genre is this soundtrack from *Commedia Sexy*? Are there any similar tracks (bending clarinet jazz swing)?

What genre is this soundtrack from Commedia Sexy? Commedia Sexy - Main Theme 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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What is the Genre of this Video Game music / what are similar songs?

There is a particular musical piece from the video game Final Fantasy 6 called Phantom Train which has me mesmerized today. I would like to ask how the genre of this song might be called. Link to a ...
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Company of Heroes 2 Main Theme | What is the music here based off of and where do I find more music like this?

"Animals flee this hell; the hardest stones cannot bear it for long; only man endures." – German officer at the Battle of Stalingrad YouTube Link:-- [This song may be intense.] (https://www.youtube....
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What genre is “Figure 8” by C418?

I found a song from C418, and I was wondering what genre it is, and also if you know any songs alike I would appreciate it. it is called figure 8 by C418 here is the part that I like: https://youtu....
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GMTK - “The Design of Dead Space” (Sountrack): genre?

In this video by GMTK, there is a really atmospheric soundtrack in the backdrop, which i can crudely guess to fall in the ambient category, but these sort of soundtracks are very commonly used in ...
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What ghostly keyboard sound is used in *Emil Cioran: The Life of a Sage*

Please identify the ghostly keyboard sound from Emil Cioran: The Life of a Sage at 46:21. Does this sound form a recognized subgenre? Are there any composers who composed such music? This feels more ...
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How can the music at 1:20 of Ryoji Ikeda's 's superposition be classified?

I'm referring to the music at 1:20 of Ryoji Ikeda's superposition. Are there any modernist composers (preferably acknowledged by musicologists) who have composed this type of music? User Your Uncle ...
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What genre would Fiction by Sumika (a japanese band) be categorized as?

The song, for reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKHGAuNaGuA I hesitate to call the genre "J-rock" or "J-pop".
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Genre of ominous music used for anime cutscenes when the villain approaches

(Migrated from anime and manga upon advice) The following piece of music is extracted from some video on the internet (which the twitter link cannot be included here due to the content is rather ...
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What are these “click sounds” in the song *Cradles* by Sub Urban?

I found this really cool song on youtube: Sub Urban - Cradles and I love the, for the lack of a better word, "click sound" in the chorus at 0:48. I'd like to know if anyone knows of songs with these ...
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What is the music style of Radiohead - Life in a glasshouse?

I'm looking for more (what I think is) jazz music like Radiohead - Life in a glasshouse. I'm not sure even if it is jazz, and if so, what "flavour" of jazz it is. Can anyone send me in the right ...
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What's the music genre of “Melting Ice Icream - Twice”?

Most of the result i got from searching is only KPOP genre and it is so obvious. I want another genre result for this song based on maybe its melody, rhythm, or something else. Genre that comes to my ...
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What is the genre or type of music from Don't Starve?

The original soundtrack for Don't Starve I have heard the type of music before in other video games such as Contrast Contrast Soundtrack: Main Attraction and also in the Darkmoon faire area in ...
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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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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 Kyoko Suga's “Love, Two Love”

What is the genre of Kyoko Suga's "Love, Two Love"? I am trying to find more songs with this rhythm and arrangement style. Can you help me figure out what songs/genres have used similar licks and ...
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Rock subgenre of “Darkness” by SPF1000

Listen to this song... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rs3WV3Fu-kw&t= Its called Darkness by SPF 1000. It was in an episode titled "Battle of the Bands" from The Grim Adventures of Billy & ...