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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What is the origin of this (Gregorian?) chant/sample?

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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Identify this piece at the beginning of the video

I was searching for harpsichord competitions, and I came across this video with familiar music. I know I've heard it, but I can't think of its title. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vDw0xQpmWY Can ...
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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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What is the name of this House track or the original that gets sampled?

This is a snippet from a House track from a resident dj set at MTH-House [2008]. The accordeon kicking in near the end should hopefully render this track recognizable to some. Either original track or ...
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Dream by Imagine Dragons seems to have ripped off a song from the early 2000s to maybe 2010

music fans. I love the album Smoke + Mirrors (Apple Music). Today I was listening to the song "Dream" when I noticed this: A little after 2:53, the vocal melody sounds incredibly familiar. I have ...
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Source of dialogue from intro to Beastie Boys' “Professor Booty”

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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Identify the song used in this video clip [closed]

It's just a small part of a song in a video clip.
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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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Does “ATLiens” by Outkast sample Doom 2?

The beginning of Outkast's "ATLiens" (from the album of the same name) has a sound effect which reminded me of the video game "Doom 2", especially the final level "Icon of Sin". The sample is at ...
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Interlude Section in Deep Purple's “Burn” Sounds like Bach

In Deep Purple's Burn, in G minor, there is a guitar solo / interlude section that has a chord progression of: GmㅡCmㅡFㅡB♭ㅡE♭ㅡAdimㅡD7 This is equivalent to: iㅡivㅡVIIㅡIIIㅡVIㅡiioㅡV7 (Source: ...
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What is the music at the end of “The Curly Shuffle?” [closed]

At about 02:35, a brief music clip comes in and I can't place it. Does anyone know what song this is?
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Fast instrumental riff with a syncopated beat

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

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

Clip is found here (ignore first note). Thanks!
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Violin song that evolves from traditional classical to upbeat percussive piece

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 source of this clause, often used to mark the completion of something?

Seems everybody knows this clause by ear, even its rhythm is very suggestive. I wrote down a version in C Major, it look like this: The Lilypond source is \relative g' { \key c \major \time 2/4 c ...
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Can anyone please help me identify the classical piece at 1:59 in this youtube video?

Here's the video link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn5lHEtH43s The piece runs from 1:59 to 2:54
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Trance track with same chant sample

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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Song with guitar riff similar to Blondie's Atomic

At around 0:13 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 talking ...
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Is there any similar backgroud music for this lyrics?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xt5MCNUUK6U&feature=youtu.be&t=56 Time 0:56-1:00 I want to remove the vocal from this song (Time 0:56-1:00). But if I do it, the quality is so bad. So is ...
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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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Classical Piano instrumental from recent American drama show

I managed to record this piano piece from an American drama show early May, and I can't remember the name of the show, and Shazam is unable to find this music. Can you help?
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Anderson.Paak's 'Come Down' sampled Israeli anthem rendition or similar

This song produced by Hi-Tek samples an old recording of either English rendition of Israeli anthem 'Ha-Tikva' or a song in English which uses the same melody as the one used in 'Ha-Tikva' https://...
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Genre of ominous music used for anime cutscenes when the villain approaches

(Migrated from anime and manga upon advice) The following piece of music is extracted from some video on the internet (which the twitter link cannot be included here due to the content is rather ...
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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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What is this instrumental funk sample/breakbeat being sampled without credit?

It is used by multiple low-time "music artists" but none of them credit it. It was used in jincheng zhang's song "furnish", epexor - trip hoppin' (original mix) and can be found in this video on ...
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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 the tune in The Parent Trap (1998) Movie

Audio I already checked all songs under film score from wikipedia soundtrack list of this movie. May be I don't know how to search it. Please find the name of the tune. This tune particularly made ...
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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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Song used on an Instagram edit post from a manga

I found an edit from a manga I haven't even read but the song used on this Instagram post is unable to be identified by any page or app and I really liked it. Does someone know the name of it?
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Is this music from 18 Again! (1988) inspired from Superman (1978)?

The below clip is from the film 18 Again! (1988). https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094593/ https://vimeo.com/331066876 Around 45 seconds, the music looks very familiar. Is the music taken from the film ...
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Piano extract from Hiromi's Voice

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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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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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?

It sounded something like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2oX0zQA67U
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What's the name of the tune in this advertisement for Visa?

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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What is the exact name of this Spanish waltz?

So ever since i was little, whenever my mother picked up her guitar she always plays this specific Spanish waltz that I love and have fond memories of. I recently succeeded in finding this melody ...
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In Far Too Loud's “Doomsday Machine”, where did the dialogue clips come from?

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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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 ...
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Where does this famous rhythm pattern come from (oftenly used to knock on a door)?

This rhythm pattern seems very famous and is oftenly used to knock on someone's door, sometimes as a code: Does it have an history? Where does it come from?
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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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Identify beautiful music with unknown language

While sorting out the files on my hard drive, I came across an MP3 of a clip of absolutely beautiful music. I suspect that I might have recorded it myself at some point - either from my phone, or more ...
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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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Old children's song sampled on Hellnation's “Think Before You Act”

I would like to know the origin of the rhyme sampled at the beginning of the song Think before you act from the band American hardcore band Hellnation (ca 2002, song here: https://www.youtube.com/...
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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?

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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Help identifying this piano sample

Could someone identify this please?
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Identify music from a Coca Cola ad

There have been a TV ad (roughly before 2010 I'd say) where people search for water in a desert and find a refrigerator full of coke cans. I was very impressed by the music there, I think it was a ...