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Looking for music video featuring a UFO and a guy playing on the guitar with UFO-nauts

In this decade, I watched a music video featuring a UFO. Here are the details I recall: There was a a guy playing on guitar together with UFO-nauts. There was a smaller scandal because that guy made ...
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What is it called when a part of the music sounds away from the tune?

Sometimes in a piece of music there is a portion that sounds totally away from the main tune of the song. Is there a name for that part of the music, or that transition?
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Genre of two songs

The genre of Love Yourself by Justin Bieber is Dance/Electronic. But the genre of Dancing On My Own by Calum Scott is Pop. They both are a bit sad and go slowly. So why are they considered different ...
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Need help trying to figure out the tuning / chords of a live acoustic performance

The song is called "Two is better than One" and the live performance is very nice and different from the original record, been trying to learn it so I can use it during a wedding. However I can't ...
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Mar ‘95 music video with footage of Dresden bombing

Does anyone remember a music video on MTV Europe, in March 1995, that involved the subject of the Dresden bombing?
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Who are the female dancers in Eiffel 65's “Dj With The Fire” music video?

Eiffel 65's music video for "Dj With The Fire," which is on YouTube, is a pretty cool one in my opinion. But something I have started to wonder is who the female dancers from the video are, who ...
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Definition of the cyberpunk genre?

How is the cyberpunk genre defined? Wikipedia says: Some musicians and acts have been classified as cyberpunk due to their aesthetic style and musical content. Often dealing with dystopian visions ...
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Identify melody used in a production of Waiting for Godot for “the dog song”

I'm exasperatedly seeking the melody behind this scene in a BBC production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, starting here at the 1:04:18 mark. Singing more slowly, with a lilt, feels helpful. ...
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Legal way to pay for an MP3 that best supports the artist?

Been recently buying MP3s from various artists. I quite like MP3s over streaming as its at least a physical file that I have for my purchase. However, it seems as the world has moved to streaming, it'...
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What is the name of a jazz track used on Alex Sadman's YouTube video titled “Sony ilce-qx1 photo test”?

On Alex Sadman's YouTube video titled "Sony ilce-qx1 photo test", there's a jazz song playing. It starts with solo piano, then followed by bass and percussion until the video stops. The tempo is quite ...
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Does anyone know this song [closed]

I like this song, but I can't make out which song it is based on the words that I understood. Please go easy if you are able to search in google based on the words in the audio clip, but as I am not ...
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What does it mean to go/be “on top of the beat”?

I was watching this old video of Pentatonix performing a cover of Video Killed the Radio Star - The Buggles on the talent show The Sing-Off. Ben Folds, one of the judges on the show, offers some ...
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Top Charting Remix

Several songs have substantially been more popular in a remixed version than as an original. I'm thinking specifically of R Kelly's "Remix to Ignition", Fatboy Slim's remix of Cornershop's "Brimful ...
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Cartoon Music Video From the 90's with boy sitting on light pole

There is this song that I've seen only once in the 90's and I can't remember the group / singer or name of it. As far as I remember, the music video is a cartoon of a boy running away from something ...
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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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Origin of “Who are you?” sample from DJ Shadow's “Circular Logic”

I've been searching the webs for the origin of the sample featured in the song Circular Logic for the album The Less You Know The Better by DJ Shadow. It is about the dialogue "Who are you" which ...
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Identify piano song in Yamaha B1 vs Clavinova CLP 545 review

Can anyone help me identifying the piano piece played by Teo Milea at 5min19sec in this video of Yamaha B1 vs Clavinova CLP 545 video review?
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Do bands have economic incentives to have a low number of members?

Assuming that a) The income coming from touring, streaming and selling records/merch is independent from the number of members in a band; b) It's hard for artists to make a living through music; ...
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Could anyone help me to identify this piece?

Here's the link for the audio: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1E1xqnHHHbWWzjuUvQ1NDLoPS_ECrDQzN/view?usp=drivesdk
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What's the difference between house and techno?

Both are considered pillars of electronic dance music, and probably its most known and recognized genres. They are often used interchangeably, sometimes to refer to electronic dance music in general, ...
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Identify Japanese instrumental song

I'm trying to find out the title of a supposedly Japanese song, since whenever I hear that tune on TV, they're talking about Japan. I've been trying with Shazam and SoundHound, but in vain. I have ...
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What are all stanzas of “Jane Kaha Gaye Wo Din” by Hasrat Jaipuri?

I'm talking about an Indian old Hindi song "Jane Kaha Gaye Wo Din" sung by my favorite singer Mukesh Chand Mathur (1923-1976). Some information is as follows: Film: Mera Naam Joker (1970) Music ...
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“Ex's and Oh's” by Elle King- What is “Oh's”?

What does "Oh's" mean in the pop song "Ex's and Oh's" by Elle King? http://www.metrolyrics.com/exs-ohs-lyrics-elle-king.html
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Genre of song where instruments are replaced by vocals

I wanted to ask you what genre this song is: Bring the noise - Prossimamente su Italia 1 I am not talking about the original, I am talking about this remix where instruments are substituted by vocals,...
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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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What is the meaning behind Not Nineteen Forever by The Courteeners?

I was just wondering if anybody knew what the meaning behind this song is? None of the lyrics seem to relate to the name of the song
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Recognizing a subtype of Drum 'n' Bass

Can someone tell me what specific subtype of Drum 'n' Bass this track is? Unreal Tournament '99 GOTY Soundtrack - Nether Animal composed by Michiel "M.C.A." van den Bos
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What is the Blink-182 song that The Chainsmokers beat to death in Tuscon?

In the song "Closer" by The Chainsmokers they mention another song by Blink-182. The lyrics go: Play that Blink-182 song That we beat to death in Tuscon Is there any way of knowing which song ...
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Identify this Chopin snippet from Yale's 'Listening to Music' course

I'm taking the online 'Listening to Music' course by Professor Craig Wright from Yale University. I was hoping you could help me identify where the Chopin snippet he played as an exercise at the time ...
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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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What is the name of music genre that makes music from cups or human body sounds?

What is the name of music genre that makes music from cups or human body sounds? Like the intro part of this track: Anna Kendrick - Cups (Pitch Perfect's "When I'm Gone")
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Riddims and covers in reggae

I can hear many reggae artists covering each other, or singing in each others riddims... even sometimes people will lose the track of the original singer. Is there some kind of agreement in reggae ...
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Why is Kenny G so hated among jazz musicians? Are there objective reasons behind the hate?

Kenny G is an extremely common answer for "artist you dislike the most", "music that irritates you" or similar questions. There's a somewhat popular photo of Miles Davis and Kenny G, where Miles Davis ...
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Album by Ohio Band with motto “Make A Difference” on cover

It has the motto "I want to make a difference" on the album cover being held by one of the members of a group. I'm quite certain it is an Ohio band (maybe just Mid West). It has a light blue ...
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Starting points into Indian classical music according to Abhijit Banerjee

I was listening to an interview with Esther Duflo on the Conversions with Tyler podcast series. She was asked about Indian classical music and here response was that her husband Abhijit Banerjee (a co-...
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Can you identify this somewhat old indie strings song? It was used in a custom texture pack for Minecraft 6+ years ago

This song was used in a DayZ themed Minecraft server back in (2013)? I believe the server was called either MineZ or InfectedRPG DayZ. It had a custom texture pack that I do not know the name of. The ...
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Genre of soundtrack music for small remote desert towns?

Imagine a movie scene situated at a god-forsaken town out in the middle of nowhere. Usually it is somewhere in the Western United States. Typically, you'd see some old gas station, or even a cow skull ...
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Do anyone know a Marathi/Hindi song praising Ravana in India?

I had heard this song in my childhood (circa 1996) on radio. But now I don’t remember the correct words and so not able to find. The words are like “उठ रावणा जागा हो” i.e. something like “Hey great ...
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Can you please tell me what's the name of this classic melody that is been played in the background?

I have cut a part of a Persian movie and I love the melody that is being played in the background. I'm totally sure that it's not an Iranian one. Would you please listen to this part of the movie and ...
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A unknown disconsolate classical piano piece [closed]

Does anybody know the name of this classical piano pieace? https://youtu.be/BlsT4TazrUE
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Why is the word “blue” so commonly used everywhere in Jazz: from lyrics, song titles, to record label names?

John Coltrane's "Blue Train", Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue", the record label "Blue Note". The list goes on and on. What's the reason behind the word "blue" and the Jazz genre being so closely tied?
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What's the difference between Cuban Son and Mexican Son?

Both are very important folkloric, traditional, styles in their respective countries. They sound very similar, but seems that they developed somewhat independently, at least at their beginnings. Here ...
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What defines rock music as a genre?

Which patterns, instruments, characteristics (or whatever) does a song need to have to be considered rock? Can this be objectively analyzed? If not, which subjective dynamics are involved?
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Help identifying this piece of music

I heard this piece of music https://youtu.be/G2CcgbFU-fI and recognise it but can't for the life of me remember what it's called/how I know it. Is anyone able to help please?
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Improvised music by notes

[Edit: I replaced "free jazz" by "improvised music".] Are there legendary recordings of improvised music that have been replayed note-by-note by another band – either by notating and playing ...
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Why does “Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)” by The Offspring start with a sample from “Rock of Ages” by Def Leppard?

As established in this question, "Rock of Ages" by Def Leppard starts with "Gunter, Glieben, Glauchen, Globen" because of an in-joke by the band and their producer, Mutt Lange. But why does "...
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Identify original songs from science-oriented acapella parody on YouTube

I've just watched this YouTube parody called SCIENCE WARS. Can anyone give me the references of the original songs?
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Late 90's song with lyrics “felt like my bones were made of sand”

I need your help in finding a late 90's song from a band. I dont know the lyrics nor the album the song came from. But I do remember some parts of the song, which are as follows: I looked at you, ...
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Looking for a famous song with a violin plucking and a female choir

I'm looking for a song that has an intro with a melody of violin plucking and then a girl choir starts to sing. It is quite famous, because I think it used be a hit single in the late 80's or early 90'...
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Looking for more info or a complete song from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

I am looking for the complete music or song which is played here: Suite from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, arr. Patrick Roszell – Score & Sound Is there any song/lyric/music video of ...

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