Questions tagged [identify-this-genre]

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What genre is Zac Brown Band's Mango Tree

I recently discovered a song by Zac Brown Band called Mango Tree featuring Sara Bareilles and I am pretty nuts for the style. I'd really like to know what genre this falls into, despite being a ...
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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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Can these tracks be grouped under one Electronic music subgenre?

I'd like to identify the exact subgenre of the following tracks for a DJ set I'm developing. I feel I'd dance exactly the same way to each of these tracks. I'd like to find other DJ sets that sound ...
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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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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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“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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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 is the genre of the Ievan Polkka?

Levan Polkka is a popular Finnish song and I really love it. I was wondering : To what genre it belongs ? Because I would like to find some other similar songs. What are the key characteristics of ...
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Diablo OST and music of a kind

I love Diablo 1 OST's and would like to know the name if this genre. What other songs would you recomend. I've listened to all works of Matt Uelmann.
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What genre is 'Fetty Wap'?

I know, he is a rapper, but I also heard that there is some influence of trap in his music (there is a song called 'trap queen'). What kind of genre is he? Is there an official genre for this mix of ...
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Why is Heilung so related to metal?

According to Wikipedia, Heilung is classified as "Experimental folk", while some other use the term "Neo Folk". They describe their music as "amplified history from early medieval northern Europe". ...
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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 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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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 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 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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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 is the genre of this music I've created with FruityLoops?

I've created a little music with FruityLoops and I would like to know what genre it is. My brother said that is Eurodance. I said that is Trance. Who is right? Url of music : http://picosong.com/...
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What genre is the Terraria Soundtrack?

The Terraria soundtrack is probably one of, if not my favorite video game soundtrack of all time, and I'd love to hear more music like it, but I'm having a hard time placing under a genre. Is it ...
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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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Which genre is this song reminiscent of?

Here is the link to the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgZbKq_bxJ4 Now, I know it's an electronic song but I believe Avicii in this album was trying to fuse various genres with electronic ...
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Identify song in Monty Python episode “Live from the Grill-O-Mat”

There is a song playing Monty Python's Flying Circus Series 2 Episode 5: "Live from the Grill - O -Mat" during the Teddy-Neddy animation. This occurs at around 19 minutes into the show. It is at 19:14 ...
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What is this genre of music called (medieval chanting + rock)?

Refer to this video: Grain - Kuniaki Haishima (used in the opening to the Monster anime) What is this genre of music called and where can i find more of this?
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Genre of KNW THT by YUKI AME

I'm looking for music like this, that I would be able to use in a mobile app ad (the author won't let me use theirs): https://soundcloud.com/yukinoame/knw-tht I know it's sampled from Lakeside — ...
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Genre of “This Loneliness” from *The Godfather* (Carmine Coppola)

I am trying to identify the genre of music my grandpa used to play on the piano. He is no longer around and no one in my family knows. After a lot of looking I was able to find one example, 'This ...
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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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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 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 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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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 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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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 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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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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Music similar to “Please love me once more” (Akira Yamaoka)?

Please Love Me Once More by Akira Yamaoka, from the video game Silent Hill 3. I’ve already checked all other soundtracks by Akira Yamaoka, but couldn’t find anything similar to this. And how can you ...
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Latino hit song in Austria, similar to Aventura's “Obsession”

I searched for a Latino hit song which was played often in the "Radio Vorarlberg" or "OE3" in Vorarlberg, Austria in the 2000's when I was a little kid. I searched for "music patterns" or "...
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How to qualify 'Lady of the Lake' by Rick Wakeman (Knights of the Round Table)?

In Rick Wakeman's album The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, the song Lady of the Lake serves as a (45 seconds) intermede between the first and third songs of the ...
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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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Genre of songs by Skillet, Imagine Dragons and Simon Curtis

Is there anybody who can tell me what type of music these songs have? Skillet - One Day Too Late Skillet - Monsters Simon Curtis - Super Psycho Love Imagine Dragons - Ready Aim Fire OneRepublic -...
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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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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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Company of Heroes 2 Main Theme | What is the music here based off of and where do I find more music like this?

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eKbJJ1I1Jg) This is from the video game, Company of Heroes 2's soundtrack. Where can I find music like this? Is this music based off any genre, style, and/or type ...
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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 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 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 ...