Questions tagged [identify-this-sample]

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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Who does the voice in Marley Marl's “Duck Alert?”

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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identify music from Discovery Channel documentaries

I'm hearing the same music in several Discovery Channel documentaries. Is this a song or a melody composed just for Discovery documentaries? The piece can be heard at the 18:10 mark in this video. ...
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Engima's “The Child In Us” Similarities within And One's “My Warrior”

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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Who is the woman speaking on the Orchids' “Living Ken and Barbie”?

It must be a sample, right? And not someone from the band like Pauline Hynds? I don't have the album, so I can't read any liner notes. Thanks for the help. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kgRUqh8YHM
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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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Soul/funk song sampled by Provy Tha Boss in “Welcome Back to the 80's”

I've been trying to find this song for a while, it's a funk song or soul song from maybe late 70's early 80's and it starts off with strings and a nice bassline followed by a man saying "ooh, ooh... ...
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What is this chant?

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)

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

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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What is the origin of the synth sample in the start of both [Dark PHOENiX] Deaf to all but the Song and DBZ Ultimate Tenkaichi - Courage

Within the first 10 seconds of both songs you can clearly hear very similar musical phrases played on a bright synth with delay and filter modulation. I didn't find any direct relation between the two ...
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Crosscut- “Spit the Fire” Intro. Is this taken from a movie?

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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Origins of the outro sample from Take the Sword Part III on the Afro Samurai Resurrection soundtrack?

At the end of Take the Sword Part III on the Afro Samurai Resurrection soundtrack, there is this sample: When a man wants to attract the female The best way is to apply a musk perfume But when ...
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Fallout Boy - Centuries: References a tune, what is it?

So, I'm listening to Fallout Boy and I hear a tune I've heard elsewhere, but I can't place it. You'll find it at about 1:10 in this video: https://youtu.be/LBr7kECsjcQ?t=1m10s I'm pretty sure they'...
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Identifying the closing riff from Andrew WK “Party Party Party”

I've been trying to figure out (for years now) what the last bit of this song (Andrew WK - Party Party Party) is from. I get the feeling it's from something in the classic-rock era, perhaps even ...
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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?

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

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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What song samples the beginning of the X-Files episode “Ice” (s01e08)?

With the arrival of new X-Files episodes imminent, my wife and I have started watching the original series again from the beginning. When we got to episode 8, Ice, she was a bit confused as I knew ...
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Song used on an Instagram pokemon post

I recently found this post on Instagram and i have been trying to find the song for it. I've used shazam but the song is too short ,i looked up the lyrics on google and youtube multiple times ,i tried ...
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In Michael Jackson's song Thriller, what is the bird cry at 3:11?

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

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”

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)

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

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”

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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Identify a sample in “Summertime” by Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince?

I'm curious what the origin of main background-persistent sample in the DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (Will Smith) song Summertime is from? It's sort of familiar to me as something reminiscent ...
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The “right here, right now” sample in “Right Here, Right Now”

In Fatboy Slim’s Right Here, Right Now, the lyrics contain repetitions of "right here, right now", spoken by a woman. This sample seems to be taken from the movie Strange Days, where Angela Bassett ...