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Questions tagged [pop]

For questions about the genre known as "pop music", which is characterised by being appealing to a general audience rather than a particular sub-culture or ideology.

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What is Pop Music?

Does something just have to be popular to be described as pop, or is there more to it? If it's just a question of popularity, how popular do you have to be to be 'pop'? Is pop a genre in its own ...
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What genre is CHVRCHES?

I can't tell if CHVRCHES is pop or electro. It seems like some songs would be for the radio, but some songs by them are more for dancing and I can't decide on what exact genre they are.
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Did any members of Katrina and the Waves have pet anteaters?

This certainly seems like an incredibly unnecessary question, but I need it answered to prove a point to a buddy of mine. Have any of the members of Katrina and the Waves ever have, legally or ...
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Oh True Love - Everly Brothers

There were numerous such songs in 50's. All of them are characterized by the same rhythm and typically they are very similar. Is there some name for this kind of songs?
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Does Blur's song MyTerracotta Heart signal another Blur breakdown?

In Blur's latest album The Magic Whip there's a song called "My Terracotta Heart" that makes me wonder about the future of the band. The Magic Whip is the new album recorded by Blur after 12 years of ...
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What are popular genre of music in U.S

I am trying to find out popularity of music genres. This page provides the popularity of music genre, but its little old, can anyone share the ranking of genres based on popularity?
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Hoax easy-listening record?

Years ago I was told that someone (Eydie Gorme?) had made a record in the early '60s, possibly under a pseudonym, where she purposefully sang every song a half-tone flat, as a joke. Has anyone else ...
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Is there a guide or database that links a specific sound to a synth?

I was wondering if there a is guide so you can link a specific sound to a synth. Or some kind of database that catalogs the synths used in popular songs.
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When is the SAMA 21 CD coming out?

When is the 21st South African Music Awards Nominees CD coming out? The winners were announced in March this year already (2015).
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What does the KOBATEAM team do in Babymetal's music?

Kobametal (Key Kobayashi) from Amuse, Inc. is the producer for the band Babymetal. What does his team do for the music? Help with musical compositions? Give advice? Give them ideas? What is his ...
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Looking for a early 2000s pop song with “tu tu tutu” hook

While listening to this song, I remembered an early 2000 pop song with very much the same melody (see Youtube clip at 1:30). The hook of the song I look for, is nothing more than "tu tu tutu tututu" ...
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Oasis' song “Waiting For The Rapture” as a tribute to The Doors?

In Oasis’ last album, Dig Out Your Soul, there’s a song called Waiting For The Rapture. That song has a guitar riff that is identical to the guitar riff of the The Doors song Five To One, and it ...
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reasons behind K - pop success

K-pop seems to be much more successful (compared to other Asian genres and even most countries in the world) in spreading its influence rapidly across the globe. What are some reasons behind this ...