Questions tagged [identify-this-genre]

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What is the music style from a lot of 70's Japanese anime or *tokusatsu* series called?

What is the music style from a lot of 70's Japanese anime or tokusatsu series called? I'm trying to find a term that includes all that type of music, as a lot of them sound kinda similar. I don't ...
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Identifying Orchestral Jazz Genre

I really enjoyed this song which is a clear combination of Jazz and Orchestral music: Paul Sandrone, Daniel Farrant & James Knight - I Love You With All of My Heart What is the name of this ...
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Looking for piano waltzes similar to this one

I'm pretty sure this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2qban_wWOg&t=15m is a modern piano waltz composed specifically for this anime (I couldn't find its name in the OST though, but I can't read ...
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What type of music is this ,Mexican-Romantic track “Manny and Meche” from Grim Fandango?

Of what "type" is this Mexican-Romantic music track? The track is "Manny and Meche" from the 1998 video game Grim Fandango. Thanks,
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Genre similar to instrumental version of “Elder Brothers” (ambient piano, OD electric guitar)

I would really love to identify a genre of songs that are ambient and instrumental, with piano, maybe some slight overdriven electric guitar that has room-type reverb and delays, just picking some ...
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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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What genre is Jackson and His Computerband - “Blood Bust”?

Jackson and His Computerband - Blood Bust (brainwashing video) What genre is this? It's too fast for Downtempo. You can't call it Drum and Bass. I think it's too slow for Hardtechno. I am trying ...
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Genre of music favored on “Lucifer” tv show

Note: This was moved from another question by @JasmineMcShea to avoid having two separate questions in the same post. [Trying to find a better genre description for] what I THINK is Rock'n'Roll, ...
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How does one characterize or classify the patriotic music in American films & TV?

I am not a musician, theorist, or composer, so I don't have a lot of musical vocabulary at my disposal. But there's a certain kind of music in films about American bravery and freedom: I can recognize ...
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How is the opera-like voice in background called?

Example Song 1 Example Song 2 Is there a music genre with that characteristics?
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Genre of ADAM - Люба song (Ukrainian)

I really want to find similar music to this song by a Ukrainian artist, ADAM Люба: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fATwIZIx-I What is the name of this music genre? EDIT 1: Lyrics in this song are ...
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What is the music genre of this part of this song?

At first I tried Moombathon, but that didn't come close and I tried future bass. I had the same result and not much progress. Maybe someone can help me out here. Go here: https://youtu.be/OHgvreVW9PE?...
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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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Genre of music by the band “Los Deltonos”?

I'm looking for similar music to the Spanish band "Los Deltonos." What genre is this band's music, and what are other songs in that same genre? (Singing in Spanish would be a plus, but other ...
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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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Identify the music genre

These songs are classifies as alternative/indie/rock or punk. But I feel there probably is a more specific genre. I would describe it as having rather monotonous instrumental background, close to ...
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What genre is the song “Here Comes a Thought” from Steven Universe?

I like the style of the song and I would like to hear more music of that style! Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rds7V5Sxu-4
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Meshing Music and ASMR

I love interesting music, especially ones that feature ASMR* like qualities. I've wanted to be able to search and find more but I can't figure out the proper genre/term to call that style of music or ...
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What genre would “Sin Jedinac” and “Ljudmila” by Djordje Balasevic fall under?

Here are two songs by Djordje Balasevic, I like them and I'm trying to figure out what genre they belong to. Sin jedinac Ljudmila
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Would like to find more songs like Amy Grant's rendition of “Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring”

I adore the second part of Amy Grant's rendition of "Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring": https://youtu.be/Qun3aiwcxB4?t=1m45s I'd love to find more music like this but have no idea how to describe it. I'm ...
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What genre or other singer matches the chorus of “Dream State…” by Lucy Dacus?

In the chorus of her song Dream State... Lucy Dacus sings in a deep, monotone drone over guitar, peaking with a chorus of her own voice layered over itself several times... I know there is at least ...
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Is there a name or genre for music made using only non-instruments?

The music in question is mostly rhythmic, as expressed by these two videos: Sound Jumble beginning at 39 seconds into the video, and Stomp Out Loud at 2 minutes and 57 seconds into the video. The Blue ...
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Why would the final part of Biffy Clyro - Bubbles remind me of something much older?

Why would the final part (03:26+) of Biffy Clyro - Bubbles remind me of something much older? It reminds of some composition from progressive rock of 70-ies... Could anyone name what the composition ...
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What genre is the end credits song in *The Lost Vikings* (Super Nintendo)?

In the game The Lost Vikings released for Super Nintendo, there is a song at the end credits featuring a "rock concert" of the Vikings. Here is a link to the end credits song. I really like this kind ...
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Genre including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Evanescence, Fireflight, Within Temptation, Red, Trading Yesterday, Three Days Grace [closed]

I'm a music enthusiast but have a hard time classifying sub-genres. So I wanted to ask what genre do you think I am into. Here are some of the bands I admire: Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, ...
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“Cantina Band” Genre Question / Similar Music

I've recently been listening to a lot of John Williams' work, and one piece that stood out that I didn't know about prior was "Cantina Band" from Star Wars A New Hope. It is a very upbeat and fun ...
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Is Vocaloid some new style or music genre?

I know Vocaloid is a signing synthesizer software but while I was trying to find the best songs sung by Vocaloid singers I started to find pieces of music that were suspiciously too good. By too good ...
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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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What genre would Jeff Wayne's musical adaption of “The War Of The Worlds” fall in and where can I find more?

I enjoy listening to Jeff Wayne's version because it combines music with the narration of a story. It is nearly two hours long, which is great for listening on car journeys and similar. What would I ...
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Music using orchestra with a singer and a pop/rock/jazz song's style?

I wonder if there is a special name for the kind of music where there is an orchestra and a singer singing a pop, rock, or jazz song? I've listened to some of them (but hardly with a pop or rock ...
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What is the style/genre of the non-English sections of Panic is Perfect's “Go Go Go”?

Reference music I'm aware of the the whole song's genre being alternative. But my interest lies in the interlude part only, with non-english vocals (I'm not aware of the language). I've heard this ...
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What is the genre of the Ievan Polkka?

Ievan Polkka is a popular Finnish song and I really love it. I was wondering : To what genre does it belong? I would like to find some other similar songs. What are the key characteristics of this ...
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Classical style bands/music with non-opera vocal singer

I really like classical music with low number of instruments and I also like woman voice singing in calm, natural style (non-opera style). Does anyone here know for some band or music piece that ...
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What kind of music genre did Jesse Pinkman listen to in Breaking Bad?

To be more specific, I'm not asking about the soundtrack of the whole series. In a lot of scenes you can see Jesse listening to music that sounds like hip-hop or rap (please don't kill me if I'm ...
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What genre is “Appreciate” by Paul McCartney?

What musicians/bands have songs that sound like Appreciate by Paul McCartney? This is the youtube link. I doesn't sound like anything else that McCartney did to me. I think it's more of some kind of ...
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What genre is Bob Bradley's “Stand My Ground”?

Recently found this song, Bob Bradley's "Stand My Ground", I'm unsure of the genre. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZAG32-oveU Also if anyone has any more information on the artist that would be ...
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Genre or similar songs to this proprietary track

I recently stumbled upon a video from which I extracted a proprietary song whose artist/name were kept secret. However, I really want to know where I can find more of this genre, that I would classify ...
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What kind/type of Qanun music is this?

Qanun music comes in a wide variety, but what is the genre of this sharp toned version of qanun music? The video indicates that it is an extract from an album titled "Music of Islam, Volume 1: Al-...
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What is that music called which sounds away from the tune?

In this song here, some music can be heard at 02:36 to 02:47. It is totally away from tune of the song. What is the name of this music called? I am not asking for instrument name or music note here.
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Song from end credits of Escape From Pretoria video

https://youtu.be/0WyeAaYjlxE?t=46m52s I am trying to identify both the specific title and genre of the song played at the end of the "Escape From Pretoria" video starting around 46:52.
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Genre of “Someone Like You” (Van Morrison)

The Song is "Someone Like You" from Van Morrison. I would like to know the genre of this song and if could direct me to videos where this song is being played using a keyboard/piano, it would be of ...
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What Irish music is similar to Ed Sheeran's “Nancy Mulligan”

My love for the Irish culture, music, dances and everything has been developing ever since last year. I listen to plain music, no words and they're usually full of energy. However, I just youtube ...
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Genre of two songs

The genre of "Love Yourself" by Justin Bieber is Dance/Electronic. But the genre of "Dancing On My Own" by Calum Scott is Pop. They both are a bit sad and go slowly. So why are they considered ...
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Country song, c.1999 - “Love is ___”

I heared this song in 1999 in Saudi Arabia. It was performed by a man. Aired on 91.4 FM local Dhahran Station (Aramco Radio). It could be a country song, but I could be wrong. The part of lyrics I ...
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What's the music genre called - Assassin's Creed Agnus Dei

Can someone tell me what's the genre of the music played in Assassin's Creed - Agnus Dei soundtrack? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMqv_wPCKXw I'm especially interested in the opening part, till ...
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What is sludge metal?

I love the Melvins and Mastodon and I thought they were both Alternative Metal. But I found they were labelled as Sludge Metal and in some records Stoner Rock? I tried wiki but didn't get it. What ...
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Identify the genre of a Mercedes trailer soundtrack

Today I watched the trailer for the new Mercedes. The video had a nice music playing on the background. It was kinda happy/mysterious style. I literally fell in love with the music. I want to listen ...
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Genre of music used in old Amiga demo videos

Many years ago I found some Amiga music in demos. Interference demo You can start at 0.35. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWYRIV8YVdk Turrican 2 - Desert rocks It kind of also have that sound. ...
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What is the name of music genre that makes from cups or human body sounds?

What is the name of music genre that makes from cups or human body sounds? Like the intro part of this track "When I'm gone". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmSbXsFE3l8
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Genre of soundtrack music for small remote desert towns?

Imagine a movie scene situated at a god-forsaken town out in the middle of nowhere. Usually it is somewhere in the Western United States. Typically, you'd see some old gas station, or even a cow skull ...