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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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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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'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 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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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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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 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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Artists like (the late Pakistani singer) Nusrat Fateh Ali Kahn

What genre would describe the music of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (the late Pakistani superstar singer) and who are the current top singers who authentically embody that same style?
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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 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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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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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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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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Background music style of cops movies

Don't really know how to describe it, but I'm looking for the name of style/type of background music used in "funny" cop movies/series. I need the name of it so I can do research and look at different ...
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What genre of classical music is Caroline Shaw?

I recently had the privilege of hearing Caroline Shaw's "this might also be a form of dreaming" and "Partita for 8 voices". Some of it sounds familiar, like the myriad of "modern" manic sounding ...
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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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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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Which music genre is that (Far Away von Tristam, Baken)?

Can someone identify thes music genre of the song? But only the first 42 seconds! It would be great, if someone know it :) Far Away von Tristam, Baken https://soundcloud.com/monstercat/tristam-braken-...
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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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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 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.
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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Is there a genre name for these new hip hop like songs with clicking drum machine?

Lately (especially after the release of the Black Panther movie and soundtrack) I hear on the radio and at the street a style of music that uses a specific type of a clicking (alternating between ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Genre of “Meant To Be” by Arc North

What is the genre of the main tune in the foreground of Arc North's Meant To Be, and who are other artists working in this style?
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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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Genre of Diablo 1's OST and music of a similar kind?

I love Diablo 1's OST and would like to know the name of this genre. What other songs would you recommend? I've already listened to all the works of Matt Uelmen.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...