Questions tagged [identify-this-sample]

NO LONGER ON TOPIC. DO NOT USE. IDENTIFICATION QUESTIONS WILL BE CLOSED AS THEY ARE NO LONGER SUPPORTED. For questions looking to identify the reuse of a recorded sound fragment in another main song. Be sure to include enough information (main song(s) info, video link, source of the sample, etc.) for someone to be able to identify it.

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What is this sample of classical music in this black metal song?

There seems to be a sample of dramatic classical music in the beginning of Hesitant Behaviour by Diabolical Masquerade. Does someone recognise it?
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Where does the "ta-da" sting come from?

This is the sting. It opens this piece by Dvorak. Where does it come from and what is it called? Why is it such a common fanfare sting? Why is it associated with "ta-da"? To leave no stone ...
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What is the original song from the beat in "I Shot the Sherrif" by Warren G (EPDM remix)? [closed]

I love the beat in the song "I Shot the Sheriff" by Warren G (EPMD remix). I heard this same beat from an older song but I can't remember. Do you know what song the beat came from?
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Who says "I hope we have the coldest winter ever" in Taake's Myr?

At around the 1:15 mark in Taake's Myr, a young girl's voice says, "I hope we have the coldest winter ever." Taake's Wikipedia page lists all past, current and guest members, but I haven't found any ...
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What is the name of the instrument playing on Children of the Grave - Black Sabbath [closed]

Black Sabbath - Children of the grave What is the name of the instrument that starts playing at 0:49 and sounds more prominent at 1:05 to 1:10? It seems like a drum ...
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Does anybody know the origin of this melody?

I was watching an episode from a TV series and I heard a melody whose style was very similar to the style of Jethro Tull's music (flute-wise). So I opened Shazam to check it out. Shazam returned D....
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Fast instrumental riff with a syncopated beat [closed]

Can you identify which song is this sample from? Link The original song is not necessarily in piano.
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Level 1 Background Music from *Circus Charlie* NES game [closed]

Today I was listening to the retro 1920s classic music radio and suddenly a familiar tune came into my mind. What I can tell is that it closely resembles the bgm of a nes game I played long time ago - ...
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I can't seem to find a piece that I have played a few notes of [closed]

Clip is found here (ignore first note). Thanks!
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New version or extended sampling of Grace - Not Over Yet?

At some point over the weekend, or Monday just gone I was listening to a radio show on the UK's BBC Radio 1 when a version of Grace - Not Over Yet (or a remix or cover that used the lyric with an ...
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Song with guitar riff similar to Blondie's Atomic [closed]

At the start of Blondie's "Atomic" a guitar riff starts. I feel like I've heard the same riff (or very slightly altered) before in some other song, but I can't remember which one. I am not ...
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What is the origin of this (Gregorian?) chant/sample? [closed]

This sample has been used in a variety of media as listed below. (Links have been timestamped to play at the point where the sample begins) Within the Shadow Man soundtrack (This is the earliest ...
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Trance track with same chant sample [closed]

Today I found this song from bandcamp and just got flashbacked: https://10pillsmate.bandcamp.com/track/should-we-call-it-trance Do anybody might know other trance, psy or acid songs with the same ...
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Violin song that evolves from traditional classical to upbeat percussive piece [closed]

So, I was listening to an old cassette tape of radio music recorded by my brother years ago. The first song on the tape is classical violin at first, but gradually evolves into an upbeat, syncopated ...
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What is the name of the music at the beginning of this promo for the 70th anniversary of GONE WITH THE WIND back in 2009? [closed]

It sounded something like this: Here's the link:
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What's the name of the tune in this advertisement for Visa? [closed]

It would be great if anyone can tell me the name of the tune that appears in this advertisement for Visa. Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpF1sZkbaQs
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Electro house music identification

I am trying to identify the soundtrack that is played for a few seconds in this video (from 0'02'' to 0'06''). It reminds me of Perfection from TWOLOUD but it does not seem to be it. Can you help me ...
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In Far Too Loud's "Doomsday Machine", where did the dialogue clips come from? [closed]

The title says it all. I'm wondering which movie/tv show is being sourced for the audio in Doomsday Machine by Far Too Loud. Link (sample at 1:22).
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Can anybody know this music seems to be in 80s

I tried Shazam but no results. The music was mixed in not important video and I extracted the audio. Then I download a commercial for an old car (Trans Am) and then I mixed the Audio with it. https:/...
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Piano melody in movie 'Under the Silver Lake'?

I can't get out of my head a melody I listened to while watching this movie 'Under the Silver Lake'. It's part of the "disturbing piano scene" where the old man brags about having made up so many ...
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What is the sample of Xzibit's "Paparazzi"?

The sample of this video is some classical music but it is currently eluding me. Xzibit - Paparazzi
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Is this small bit of The Good Wife score a derivative of a small bit of Alias score? [closed]

During the fifth season of The Good Wife composer David Buckley has new variations and adds bits of new score to the series overall soundtrack. There is one small bit that plays in a few scenes ...
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What does the melody sound like in "This Life Is Lost" from Dr. Peacock & Sefa? [closed]

Somehow the melody of This Life is Lost reminds me of a similar melody of a piano song. Has anyone made the same remark?
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Source of dialogue from intro to Beastie Boys' "Professor Booty" [closed]

On the 3rd album of the Beastie Boys Check Your Head, to start the track Professor Booty, there is what sounds like dialogue to a movie: Yo I don't hang out with those guys. Man I ain't got nothin ...
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What is the sound we can hear in Amine & Kehlani's Heebiejeebies? [closed]

Heebiejeebies by Amine & Kehlani is the song, and the sound in question is found at 0:18, and continues for the majority of the song. How is this made and what effects are on it. Or is this a pure ...
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Piano extract from Hiromi's Voice [closed]

I was listening to my Spotify's personal playlist, and stumbled upon Hiromi's Voice : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tc1fKKTPmBA In the song, there is a sample I'm sure I've listened elsewhere (...
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Looking for source of familiar sounding bass line used in "Sorry" by Vthebeast

I was listening to a pod cast and the outro music was VERY familiar. When I used Shazam it told me I was listening to "Sorry (feature La Mustache)" by Vthebeast off the Russian album 'R3m4d3' (iTunes ...
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Help me identify a sample in a song

I was listening to I need you from the Network. The part I am trying to identify is from 1:58 - 2:14. I am sure I heard it in another song. Can anyone help?
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Composer of Halo [closed]

In the beginning of "Halo" by Beyoncé we hear a piano riff, with violins nd a drum beat in the background, it's beautiful. Who composed that particular part? The piano part. I looked it up and it says ...
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Who does the voice in Marley Marl's "Duck Alert?" [closed]

I am wondering who does the sampled spoken voice on Marley Marl's Duck Alert. Specifically, I am looking at the voice that says "The Crew will not understand it" and "I am speaking to you from ...
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Engima's "The Child In Us" Similarities within And One's "My Warrior" [closed]

If you listen to specific parts of both "The Child In Us" (1996) and "My Warrior" (1997), you can hear a sound sample that is almost exactly identical within both songs. Specifically the "Prasanna ...
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Name the sample on the track "Four Ethers" by serpentwithfeet

Can anyone name the orchestral sample being used in the track "Four Ethers" by the artist serpentwithfeet? I heard this on UK Radio 1 recently - sounds like R&B singing over Mahler or something ...
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Identify this origin of this violin sample

The Spose song Gee Willikers came up on my Pandora station recently, and it contains a sample that sounds very familiar to me. It sounds like violins or some other stringed instruments; three groups ...
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What is this chant? [closed]

There's a sample of what sounds like a religious chant that has cropped up in a few disparate soundtracks: Example 1 (from Cirque du Soleil's Quidam) Example 2 (dropped in pitch) (from the PC game, ...
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What's the title/artist of that funky song?

I am looking to identify that sample. I have it for a long time but can't find where it comes from. I uploaded the beginning of the song so you guys can listen to it. I don't want to post the entire ...
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Vocal sample in Andy C & Shimon's Drum and Bass classic 'Body Rock' (2001) & Incubus' 11 am (2001) [closed]

There's a very specific vocal sample in Body Rock by Andy C and Shimon on RAM Records. It appears at 12 seconds. Strangely, though not when you consider they have a DJ, Incubus use the same vocal ...
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Source of this "Simple Gifts" recording?

I recently went to Laurel Caverns. At one point during the tour, they played a recording of "Simple Gifts" set to lights, and I can't shake the feeling that I've heard that version somewhere before. ...
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I need help identifying the song in this clip [closed]

I've been following this account on instagram and would like to know if anyone recognizes this tune. @aestheticsfoodstore's post with you. See it at https://www.instagram.com/p/BFSLbEmiLVW/?r=...
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Crosscut- "Spit the Fire" Intro. Is this taken from a movie? [closed]

Since I heard the song the first time about 16 years ago, I wonder where the intro is taken from. It sounds like it is from a movie, but I am not sure about that. Does somebody know where it is from? ...
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Most reliable music recognition software

My local AHL team plays this song that I kinda dig, or at least from the 10-second clips it sounds interesting. It's sorta EDM. Anyway, last night I remembered to record video while they were ...
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What is the source of the "That boy needs therapy" song from Frontier Psychiatrist? [closed]

The song "Frontier Psychiatrist" by The Avalanches contains a sample of what sounds like an excerpt from a movie: That boy needs therapy, psychosomatic That boy needs therapy, purely ...
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Is there a base sample used to produce most of the UK Garage?

I just wondered, listening to quite some UK Garage (or UKG for short) the last couple of days, whether there is a common sample being used to produce that signature: "boom-tss-clats-tss-booboom-tss-...
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"Sad" piano music played during clip of "Everything Wrong With John Carter" video [closed]

I would like to find the name of the piece and the composer for the following piano part played in the background. The only relevant portions of the YouTube clip are from 15:38-15:48: https://youtu....
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In Michael Jackson's song Thriller, what is the bird cry at 3:11? [closed]

During Michael Jackson's song Thriller, what is the coyote or bird call that is played at 3:11? What animal makes it? Youtube link provided below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEHsIcsjtdI
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Identify this "answer waiting" bossa nova song in Russia [closed]

I can't find a full version of this bossa nova song that features in a Russian comedy show (only the small piece starting from 1:17). It looks like Brazilian Portuguese, I hear words (but not sure). ...
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Audio sample in Infected Mushroom's "The Shen" [closed]

In Infected Mushroom's track The Shen, from their second album Converting Vegetarians, there is an audio sample starting at 3:30 and looping quite a few times that I could never understand. I have ...
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Common Documentary Background Music Title (from YouTube link) [closed]

This is my first post on Stack Exchange, so if this is the wrong way to use this please inform me. I have heard the following song in many different documentaries and was wondering what song it is. ...
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Did Nelly's song 'over and over' sample another song?

"It's all in my head I think about it over and over again" - this lyric from Nelly's "Over and over" sounds to me like it's from an earlier song but i can't find it online. Can you help me identify ...
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Meaning of non-English singing from Diablo 2 [closed]

I've been playing Diablo 2 enough to memorize its soundtrack, and I've heard this distinct singing from it in more than one other composition. But it's not in any language I can recognize, and I don't ...
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Identify these Gregorian Chant samples from Delerium's "Flatlands" and "Metaphor" [closed]

On Delerium’s Semantic Spaces album, there are a few songs that use samples of Gregorian chants. I'd like to identify the following samples, so that I can find and listen to the full Gregorian chant ...
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