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About categorisations of particular styles of music, for example for an artist or specific piece of music

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Genre for weird, obscure or underground music

I'm looking for obscure music. If anyone knows about an underground artist, or genre, I would be pleased to have your help. I'll take anything from any year or century, as long as it is complex or ...
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What is the music style of Radiohead - Life in a glasshouse?

I'm looking for more (what I think is) jazz music like Radiohead - Life in a glasshouse. I'm not sure even if it is jazz, and if so, what "flavour" of jazz it is. Can anyone send me in the right ...
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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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What style of piano is used in The Gaithers' “One Day” (featuring Lynda Randle)

Lynda Randle: Some day Jesus will call my name I kindly would like to know the name of the style used in piano in the song above. I have tried looking for jazz tutorials but they don't sound similar. ...
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Genre of “Band Take [X]” songs from the “Scythian Lamb” soundtrack

I discovered these songs on the Scythian Lamb soundtrack and am pretty curious about them. See the above link --the songs I'm interested in are all named "Band Take #" What genre do these songs fall ...
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Is there a name for a song(s) within a song?

Is there a technical term for a song that essentially transitions into another song or songs, then may or may not come back to an original theme at the end? Off the top of my head, the only examples I ...
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Songs like “Mile High Club” and “Skank Tank” [duplicate]

For the longest time I have wanted to find music similar to these two songs, but I have never known the name of the style, or any other way of finding more: Just Cause 2 - Mile High Club View ...
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Name for “outro” in classical pieces

What is the name of a passage of music that plays in classical music towards the end? In a sense, this is the resolution of tension, or even beyond (like a denouement). There are two examples I can ...
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Differences between Syd Barrett and David Gilmour

Syd Barrett was a founder member of Pink Floyd and was replaced, in 1968, by David Gilmour. They both were guitarists, singers and songwriters for the band but they might have different writing and ...
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Is there a term for Gojira's style?

In case you don't know Gojira, here's their latest album. I think their style is really close (if it's not totally it) to melodic death metal, just like Amon Amarth or Dark Tranquility style's is but,...
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What makes a song an anthem?

I have heard the term thrown around, usually about songs I might not think would qualify as anthems. Tonight I was listening to Tool's Eulogy. I had a sense it might be so I looked it up on ...
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Suggestions for books about surf music of the 60s [closed]

Can anyone suggest some books about surf music in the 60s? I've seen some books about individual artists, but would like to read something about the genre as a whole.
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Which classical singers are known for gentleness of vibrato (or even non-vibrato)?

I've never really found much access to classical vocal music – which is a shame, I suppose. Some works I find interesting, but I always get tired rather quickly (if not outright annoyed) when ...
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What's the difference between experimental and avant-garde music?

As far as I know, avant-garde is about fusing different styles of music and adding different instruments, and experimental is just about experimenting with whatever the artist wants. Is avant-garde ...
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Panic at the Disco's “Death of a Bachelor” influences

I recently heard Panic at the Disco's new song "Death of a Bachelor" that is set to release on their upcoming album. The song immediately struck me as lyrically and stylistically different from their ...
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What exactly is slam death metal?

What exactly is it, what is the differences between say deathcore and slam death, what are the main differences, does it have more than one sound? All the slam i have heard sounds like devourment.
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Looking for songs with tension-building guitar hammer-ons

I recently first listened to 'Can't Stop' by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. I really like how this song builds up tension in the beginning using a (I think) guitar hammer-ons technique. I could swear I ...
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What defines cool jazz as a jazz style/sub-genre?

What separates cool jazz from other jazz styles and sub-genres? Which patterns are commonly found in it? Which are the key and defining characteristics of cool jazz? What makes a cool jazz song a cool ...
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What defines swing as a music genre/style?

Which patterns are commonly found in swing music? Which are swing's key and defining characteristics? What makes a swing song a swing song?
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What defines ragtime as a music genre/style?

What makes a ragtime song a ragtime song? Which are the key and defining elements of ragtime? What differentiates it from other music from the era?
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What defines Bebop as a jazz style/subgenre?

What separates Bebop from other jazz styles and subgenres? Which new things did it brought when compared to other jazz of the era? Which are the defining elements of Bebop jazz?