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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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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 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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 this Video Game music / what are similar songs?

There is a particular musical piece from the video game Final Fantasy 6 called Phantom Train which has me mesmerized today. I would like to ask how the genre of this song might be called. Link to a ...
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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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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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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 is the genre of this music I've created with FruityLoops? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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What kind of music is this in this camcorder promotion video?

I used Sony HD 1000E back in the day and when I opened its promotional video in YouTube I was surprised how cool the part between 1:10 and 1:30 actually was for a camcorder promotion video. http://...
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What is the genre of the song “You in me”?

You in me a song by a co-ed korean band named KARD. Genre? Sub-genre?
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What genre is Old School Runescape's (MMORPG) “Book of Spells”?

I am looking for music similar to Old School Runescape's (MMORPG) soundtrack, "Book of Spells." These are two versions of this song:-- (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9U2BNjCbl8) (https://www....
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Instrument used in sound clip

Does anyone know what genre of music is this example: very quiet background music. Also, what instrument is used to make this kind of music? Thanks in advance
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What genre is “Figure 8” by C418?

I found a song from C418, and I was wondering what genre it is, and also if you know any songs alike I would appreciate it. it is called figure 8 by C418 here is the part that I like: https://youtu....
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What style of piano is used in The Gaithers' “One Day” (featuring Lynda Randle)

Lynda Randle: Some day Jesus will call my name I kindly would like to know the name of the style used in piano in the song above. I have tried looking for jazz tutorials but they don't sound similar. ...
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Genre of “Do You Only Wanna Dance” (Mya)

I was watching Havana Nights where this song really captured me. I haven't heard any song with having such rhythm before. What is the genre of this kinda music ? Salsa, latino pop or what ? Also, ...
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Songs like “Father and Son” by Cat Stevens [closed]

I heard this song "Father & Son" by Cat Stevens. I really liked it. I liked this fact that Cat used a deeper register for the father while a higher one for the son. What is the genre of this song ...
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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 ...