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music genre / similar music to a small section of the song “We're Gonna Play a game” from “Love is in the Air” by Victoric Leroy

So, I was watching a stream and this music "Love is in the air" popped out, while I was not really into the overall song, I liked the part between 2:10-2:50 and was wondering if this was a ...
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Halo 4 Main Title Theme Song chant origins

Link to song: I'm wondering what language or cultural chant is being used in the recording of this song for the first minute or so. I have an idea of the region that ...
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Tigerland soundtrack instrumental

I am looking for music similar to the soundtrack to the film Tigerland, specifically in the forest march just before the final confrontation scene between Wilson and Bozz (I can't find a clip of that ...
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What's the name of this beautiful song from the 20's/30's?

Hello dear musicfans users. It's been some days since I started looking for this song but I haven't been able to find it's name. Shazam couldn't find it. I tried extracting some lyrics but I couldn't ...
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What is this sound clip? Belarusian or Serbian folk song, responsive tenor and chorus

https://soundcloud.com/nuf-traf/1995-russian-radio-clip-unknown-cantorial This is a short low quality sound clip of a responsive song with a tenor and chorus. Someone has told me it sounds like a ...
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What genre of music is “Gobi Moon”, composed by Dave Randall after 2014?

I love this piece, and I've been craving similar music! The vocals feel like yipping, but liberating and uplifting! Here's the video and another clip. The composer is English, but the genre of ...
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Strange genre with fast beat and odd sound effects (Boomerang Lunchbox ad)

I am trying to find more music similar to that from this old TV bumper. The music in it is so weird I cannot explain what I am looking for. Something fast with a beat and strange sound effects? I got ...
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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 of “The Edge of Dawn” from “Seasons of Warfare”

https://fireemblem.fandom.com/wiki/The_Edge_of_Dawn_(Seasons_of_Warfare) I have been thinking it's pop music, but pop music in the West sounds a lot more different and doesn't have a lot of melody to ...
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Arabian hip hop music?

I'm trying to locate a genre that combines elements of Arabic music (, something else ?) and hip hop similar to the linked piece. I composed a piece like a backing track of some sort, and want to know ...
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Is Jazz-Flamenco a recognizable genre?

I'm trying to locate a genre that combines elements of jazz and flamenco. I recently composed a piece that I think has that feel, and want to know what genre it might fit into.
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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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What style of jazz piano is this?

I know next to nothing about jazz music. There's one particular style of jazz that I've always liked, though—but I can't seem to figure out what "style" of jazz it is. Here's an example: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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What is the genre of “Kiss me (IMSA remix)”?

In the song Kiss me (IMSA remix), the artists are Mr. Brick, DJ Lapin and Anna Miracles. Does this really lazy beat have a name? What genre would this be?
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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Jeremy Gratton - Stillness And Forgiveness, what type of music is this?

So I stumbled upon this very particular track and I found the drums and what i believe to be sort of an Asian/Hindu style of music very soothing. But I can't for the love of it all remember the ...
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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 year was “Don't Play Me Cheap” by Louis Armstrong recorded, and what jazz style is it?

Here is a link to the song Don't Play Me Cheap by Louis Armstrong: https://youtu.be/D-jLuPep5No What year was this song recorded, and what jazz style is it? Is it swing? Or, is it before the swing ...
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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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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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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 genre is the background song in Spike's dream scene in *Cowboy Bebop: The Movie*?

I found a video from Cowboy Bebop titled Cowboy Bebop: The Movie [HD] - Spike's Dream Scene (Blu-Ray) on YouTube. I have seen it many times, and I'm really interested in the piano playing in the ...
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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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Artists similar to 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. The reason I'm asking is that I'd like to explore other artists of the same ...
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What genre is the music of Fetty Wap?

I know Fetty Wap 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 his music? Is there an official genre for ...
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Genre of Moshimoss' “Slow Days It Was Super”

Moshimoss - "Slow Days It Was Super" I heard this song and this is amazing, and it's something I've never heard before. What is the genre of this kind of music? Are there other artists who make music ...
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What is/are the specific genre/s of electronic music producer 'k?d'?

I started listening to k?d's tracks some months ago, and I fell in love with his style. I wanted to know what his genre could be called? I know that he produces different genres, but mainly he does ...
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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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What genre is the music from “A Monster in Paris”?

I absolutely love the music from "A Monster in Paris". I am having difficulty pinpointing the genre so I can find similar artists and music. It seems like some kind of upbeat jazz/pop sound.