Questions tagged [similar-artists]

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Band(s) in the vein of Dream Theater?

I really like the band Dream Theater, but I'm not very familiar with the Progressive Metal genre of which they're a part. Can anyone suggest a band (or bands) that have a similar feel but aren't as ...
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Which specific songs are being parodied in this segment from "The Pick Of Destiny"?

I hope this is eligible question for stack. I don't really know where to go with this, and original Stack Overflow was often helping me with programming questions, therefore - here we go: There is an ...
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Symphonic metal bands with very technical guitar

When it comes to symphonic metal bands, the guitar parts aren’t usually very complex. I know two bands which have both symphonic instruments and very technical guitars: Symphony X Angra Failed to ...
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Web resource with different genres as a graph (and samples)

I remember a page (flash based?, it was like 7 years ago i visited it) where the genres were displayed as a graph, with edges between related genres, and I think you could listen to samples on each of ...
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What country music might I be most inclined to like?

My fiance listens mostly to modern American country music and I'd like to make more of an effort to find more music that we could enjoy together. I like a pretty wide variety of music, but in the end,...
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I want to know more artists/musics instrumental like a song "Call of Ktulu" (Metallica)

I want to listen more instrumental metal, like The Call of Ktulu and Orion) (Metallica), or Into the Lungs of Hell (Megadeth). Can anyone help me?
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Punk/emo bands that sound similar to "The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die"?

I’m just looking for new music to jam to while working. Recently I stumbled upon TWIABP, and I really like the sound. It’s like an emo experimental with spoken word. Are there any other bands like ...
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Where did this guitar riff originate?

The opening riff in these three songs are too similar to be coincidence: (the Marley song is more of a theme than a riff) No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley (1975) The Last In Line - Dio (June 1984) Fight ...
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How can I find more music similar to the ones I like?

I'm having a hard time collecting music I'm interested in through genre. Do I have any options to look for similar music based on a recording / song name? For example, when browsing a video tagged ...
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Genre of music used in old Amiga demo videos

Many years ago I found some Amiga music in demos. Interference demo You can start at 0.35. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWYRIV8YVdk Turrican 2 - Desert rocks It kind of also have that sound. ...
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Similar sounds to Tcha-Badjo's gypsy jazz?

For years now I've been listening to whatever tracks by Tcha-Badjo that I could scrape up. They haven't released their albums online in any way yet, but they have a few live versions of album and non-...
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Avril Lavigne, Michelle Branch, and ____ (who was the 3rd similar singer from that time period?)

I seem to recall that Avril Lavigne got mainstream attention in the US in the early 00's and shortly thereafter 2 other female singers of about the same age came out, both of whom were not "skater ...
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What is the difference between R&B and Hip Hop, and what are some (most famous) examples of these and areas of overlap?

I'm a bit shy to post here... I listen to a lot of music, many times I might know the name of the singer, our band, but most of the time I don't even know what style I am listening to. It may even ...
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Modern music artists which use long melodic phrases

I'd like to discover more artists which use long melodic phrases (especially unpredictable ones). For example, Monstrous by Metronomy (and a lot of other songs by them) O.N.E. by Yeasayer Multi-Love ...
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Bands similar to Pink Floyd

"Echoes" by Pink floyd is the best song I've ever heard, all my life I never really have listened to Pink Floyd. I'm not even a stoner, I just like the deepness some of their songs. I've always ...
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Taylor Swift’s Style, similar song from the 80’s

While listening to Style by Taylor Swift I can’t help but think that the initial guitar riff and the beat sound like a song from the 80’s but can’t recall which one. Or... maybe it's just me being ...
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Jazz fusion groups, albums or songs with highly syncopated and accentuated drums and bass sections?

I was wondering if someone could recommend a preferably modern fusion (or any other as long as it leans on the jazz side of things) group, album or track, that has specifically heavy,rich and ...
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Tron: Legacy Soundtrack similar

I am in love with the Tron: Legacy Soundtrack by Daft Punk. I like their regular stuff but this soundtrack with orchestra as well as electronic elements is just fantastic! I also love the Portal 2 ...
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Music smiliar to Schiller

I wonder if there's any other artists, bands or music projects similar to Schiller. Any suggestion would be appreciated.
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Songs similar to 'Tuyo' from Rodrigo Amarante [closed]

Do you know any songs similar to Tuyo from the singer Rodrigo Amarante? It's the opening credits theme song of Netflix serie Narcos.
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What is the instrument in the intro of They Might Be Giants' cover of "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)"?

What is the instrument playing the intro part in They Might Be Giants' cover of "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)"? And any ideas on where I can find more music which sounds similar? In an attempt to be ...
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Need help finding pre-HipHop black protest music

I'm looking for albums comparable to Curtis Mayfield's self-titled album, Marvin Gaye's What's Goin' On, Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life, etc. -- in short, politically-oriented Motown. More ...
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Artists like (the late Pakistani singer) Nusrat Fateh Ali Kahn

What genre would describe the music of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (the late Pakistani superstar singer) and who are the current top singers who authentically embody that same style?
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Genre of "Bourbon Street" (Tuohy), "Save My Soul" (Big Bad Voodoo Daddy), more [closed]

Looking for genre names so I can find more music like these, if you have recommendations, they're more than welcome. I NEED MORE MUSIC These first two are pretty similar: https://www.youtube.com/...
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Peppertones "Salary" - Harmonic syncopation in swing rhythm

https://youtu.be/p8U4b9yVyx4 This song's rhythm section consists of 3 instruments: drum, bass, and an acoustic guitar. When anticipation/syncopation happens with harmonic rhythm (Chord changes one ...
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Genre of "Peppertones - Close up the world"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl5dcwtgSVI I am trying to find more songs with this rhythm (drum and bass) and arrangement style. Can you help me figure out what songs/genres have used similar ...
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DnB mixes like Kush Sessions?

I love the Kush Sessions mixes and that they can be downloaded for free. Within Drum & Bass genre there's so much variety, but those mixes kind of hit the spot for me—just some relaxed, mainstream ...
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Best of Rockabilly [closed]

I'd like to know some of the best or better known artist of the Rockabilly scene. Not current artist. The classic from the 50s-60s. Thank you!
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"Cantina Band" Genre Question / Similar Music

I've recently been listening to a lot of John Williams' work, and one piece that stood out that I didn't know about prior was "Cantina Band" from Star Wars A New Hope. It is a very upbeat and fun ...
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Songs similar to 'Atheist Runt' and 'Omnipresent knife in your back'

I'm looking for recommendations of songs similar to Atheist Runt and Omnipresent knife in your back. Both these songs were made by Napalm Death and are their only ones which I like. I find the ...
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Great 21st century bands worth listening to?

Can anyone recommend any good (present) rock bands of the like of Tame Impala, Muse, The Heavy, and the Rival Sons? These are the only 21st century bands that I listen to regularly. Other bands to ...
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Did that kid rapper "Lil' Bow Wow" really not release his iconic "That's My Name" song in the mid-1990s?

I have a distinct memory of myself hearing this song on the radio in a certain rented "summer house" in the (roughly) mid-1990s, perhaps even earlier, with the memorable refrain going: Bow ...
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What Irish music is similar to Ed Sheeran's "Nancy Mulligan"

My love for the Irish culture, music, dances and everything has been developing ever since last year. I listen to plain music, no words and they're usually full of energy. However, I just youtube ...
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What's the music genre called - Assassin's Creed Agnus Dei

Can someone tell me what's the genre of the music played in Assassin's Creed - Agnus Dei soundtrack? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMqv_wPCKXw I'm especially interested in the opening part, till ...
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Songs similar to Solveig's Song

Not being an avid listener of classical music in general, I generally find it tough to find classical music I really like. The entire Peer Gynt suite I love very much though, with a particular ...
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What genre is the song "Here Comes a Thought" from Steven Universe? [closed]

I like the style of the song and I would like to hear more music of that style! Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rds7V5Sxu-4
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Music similar to "Please love me once more" (Akira Yamaoka)?

Please Love Me Once More by Akira Yamaoka, from the video game Silent Hill 3. I’ve already checked all other soundtracks by Akira Yamaoka, but couldn’t find anything similar to this. And how can you ...
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What genre is the music from "A Monster in Paris"? [closed]

I absolutely love the music from "A Monster in Paris". I am having difficulty pinpointing the genre so I can find similar artists and music. It seems like some kind of upbeat jazz/pop sound.
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Genre of Moshimoss' "Slow Days It Was Super"

Moshimoss - "Slow Days It Was Super" I heard this song and this is amazing, and it's something I've never heard before. What is the genre of this kind of music? Are there other artists who make music ...
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What genre is "Morning Dew" by Ryosuke Kojima?

What genre does this music belong to: Morning Dew by Ryosuke Kojima? Recently I heard some music from the anime W'z and I've fallen in love with the music in it. I tried to find most of its music, ...
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Genre of Kyoko Suga's "Love, Two Love" [closed]

What is the genre of Kyoko Suga's "Love, Two Love"? I am trying to find more songs with this rhythm and arrangement style. Can you help me figure out what songs/genres have used similar licks and ...
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What is the genre of Outlander Season 4 opening credits?

The theme for season 4 is the same song as previously sung but given a thematic rehash based on the storyline for the season. I was initially thinking it would be country but it is a bit different ...
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Genre of "Meant To Be" by Arc North

What is the genre of the main tune in the foreground of Arc North's Meant To Be, and who are other artists working in this style?
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Genre of Diablo 1's OST and music of a similar kind?

I love Diablo 1's OST and would like to know the name of this genre. What other songs would you recommend? I've already listened to all the works of Matt Uelmen.
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What is the music genre of this part of this song?

At first I tried Moombathon, but that didn't come close and I tried future bass. I had the same result and not much progress. Maybe someone can help me out here. Go here: https://youtu.be/OHgvreVW9PE?...
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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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Artists similar to Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Evanescence, Fireflight, Within Temptation, Red, Trading Yesterday, Three Days Grace [closed]

I'm a music enthusiast but have a hard time classifying sub-genres. So I wanted to ask what genre do you think I am into. The reason I'm asking is that I'd like to explore other artists of the same ...
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What genre is 'Goodnight Julia' from Cowboy Bebop?

Goodnight Julia is a sax solo from Cowboy Bebop anime series. Cowboy Bebop has Bebop genre jazz songs but Goodnight Julia doesn't sounds like bebop to me. I want to know this kind of genre , also ...
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Stadium House genre (similar to the KLF)

The band the KLF (a.k.a. the Justified Ancients of Mu-Mu, furthermore known as the JAMs) have described their music as "stadium house." Is this a recognized genre? If so, what are its ...
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Is there a tool I can use to find albums related to a set of albums?

Good morning everybody! I'm thinking about the possibility of listening to new music that is related to a set of albums, similar to what Spotify suggests related to specific albums you hear a lot or ...
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