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Questions tagged [identify-this-genre]

For questions looking to identify a genre. Be sure to include enough information (sound clip, music-video, song references, descriptions) for someone to be able to identify it.

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Is “X Gonna Give It To Ya” a rock song? Why or why not?

This is the song I'm referring to: DMX - X Gon' Give It To Ya, (Lyrics). Spotify link Is it a rock song?
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Songs similar to 'Tuyo' from Rodrigo Amarante

Do you know any songs similar to Tuyo from the singer Rodrigo Amarante? It's the opening credits theme song of Netflix serie Narcos.
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Songs similar to 'Atheist Runt' and 'Omnipresent knife in your back'

I'm looking for recommendations of songs similar to Atheist Runt and Omnipresent knife in your back. Both these songs were made by Napalm Death and are their only ones which I like. I find the ...
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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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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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What genre is this style of short fast notes played on plucked strings?

There's a kind of music that characteristically features short, fast notes on pizzicato strings, marked bass rhythm, and accompanied by orchestra, mostly long notes by the strings, such as, for ...
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Identify this type of music? [closed]

I want to know what type of music is this. Is that a sallon type of music? Facebook video Can anyone tell me what type of music is this?
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A genre that sounds oriental but is far away from it

How does one call this kind of movie soundtrack, examples are: Eric Serra - Akta (fifth element) Eric Serra - What's happening out there (Leon the professional) and maybe Christophe Heral - ...
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What is the genre of “Cocaine” by Eric Clapton?

I am very much in love with the music Cocaine by Eric Clapton. What is the genre of this song? If possible suggest me some more songs like this.
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Is there a term for Saving Abel's style of rock music?

I was wondering if there is a specific term for rhythmic rock music like Stupid Girl or The Sex is good by Saving Abel. The rhythm is not really complex, but very appealing (for me). Yet I have ...
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What is the jazz genre of the pianist Art Tatum?

What is Art Tatum's style? His music sound quite different than Swing. How can you categorize his style? Also, later in his life, was he involved in the Bebop scene? If so, what recordings/albums ...
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What sub-genre of jazz is Dondi by Ed Motta?

To which sub-genre of jazz belongs Ed Motta’s Dondi? Is it pop jazz? Smooth jazz? Or anything else?
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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 ...