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What is the difference between a LP and an EP?

Many bands/artists release EPs and LPs. I have noticed that many artists that are still on the beginning of their career release EPs. What does EP and LP mean?
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Longest-running artist in music history?

If you google information about longest running bands, there seem to be conflicting accounts, like U2, ZZ Top, Rolling Stones, etc, which depend on the criteria used (no gaps, same members, etc). ...
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What was the first vinyl record to have a repeating loop in the run-out groove?

I have heard a few vinyl records that have a short snippet of sound in the innermost groove of the record, such that if your player doesn't auto-return the arm, you hear an endless loop. What was the ...
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Nineties R&B song about a girl named Dinah (?)

Hello I'm trying to find an r&b song from the late nineties. But I can't seem to find anything anywhere with the limited lyrics I have. Hope someone can help? I was certain the song was called "...
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Classical song, flute and string orchestra, instrumental

I don't have the music file and have no information about it, but I've heard it many times. It sounds like Western classical music: something like flute accompanied by string orchestra, I guess. I ...
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What does “classical” mean? Is Dvořák classical?

Would Antonín Dvořák be considered a 'classical composer', specifically thinking about the very American "New World Symphony". I have never studied music, so not sure of the different categories. E.g....
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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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Who writes the original music for Mozart in the Jungle

In the hit Amazon show "Mozart in the Jungle," there are several pieces presented as original music, most notably by retired conductor Thomas Pembridge (Malcom McDowell). One particularly beautiful ...
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Bands With Eponymous Album and Song

The band Black Sabbath's first album is called Black Sabbath and was released in 1970. The leading track on that album is also called "Black Sabbath." Does anybody know of any other manifestation of ...
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What is the title of the album in which the narrative is of a metal band accidentally becoming a punk band?

Sometime between 2008 and 2010 a friend played me an album in which the story was of metal band slowly selling out and becoming a punk band. Specifically I think it may have been a Ska band in the ...
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Of all authors who may have composed “Adeste Fideles”, is there one who is most likely to have done it?

Adeste Fideles is a Christmas carol and a magnificent piece of music that has been ascribed to various authors, including John Francis Wade (1711–1786), John Reading (1645–1692), a Portuguese musician ...
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Voegeli's “All things Considered” Theme Song and It's Hollywood Connection

The theme song for the NPR show "All Things Considered" is based on a 1974 composition by Don Voegeli. You can hear the multiple versions in the podcast at this page. Interestingly, after Voegeli ...
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Song with hairy monster in music video?

I'd like to find the name of this song that's been popping up in my head all day. Although I don't remember the lyrics I do remember the music video in some detail: In the whole video it appears a ...
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What’s the song at the end of the Easy A trailer?

I’ve been hunting it down for weeks. I can’t seem to find it. Shazam can’t identify it because the length’s too short. Link: https://youtu.be/KNbPnqyvItk Please help.
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Can someone tell me the name of this piece?

I learned this tune a long while back and do not remember it's name or the entire piece. I've recorded what I remembered and was hoping if someone knows it and can tell me it's name. You can listen to ...
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Anyone know a musician who (at least at some point) looked like Captain N?

Back in the mid 2000s, I came across an artist who sported a red jacket like Captain N's and who kind of looked like him. I believe the genre of music was electronic/trance, but maybe it was a ...
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I'm looking for a soundtrack from the 90's - song title is probably “rain” or similar

I'm looking for a song with these lyrics: "could fly without my wings and when the rain is falling down, I'm moving to the river, yeah.....I'm moving to the river more and...??" That's all lyrics I ...
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Philippe Sarde's “Marie se retire de l'amour”: style, inspiration?

Regarding the number Marie se retire de l'amour that one can hear in the movie "La Princesse de Montpensier", can someone familiar with XVIth (XVth... ?) century music tell me what inspired Phillipe ...
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Did Chopin request that his Prelude Op. 28 No. 4 (E minor) be played at his own funeral?

I have read in a couple of places that Chopin himself requested for his Prelude Op. 28 No. 4 to be played at his own funeral, but no citation was given. Now I know that the preludes No. 4 and No. 6 ...
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Weather Report song title - “Dara Factor One” - What is “DARA FACTOR”?

Weather Report song title - "Dara Factor One" What is "DARA FACTOR"? I would like to know what the music title means. Thank you. URL for this music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuFygtRDlqU
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What song is used in the movie trailer BURNING (2018)?

Movie trailer for BURNING (2018): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oihHs2Errwk What song is used in the trailer?
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Has anyone heard of the EDM genre “Trance Ragecore”?

Its a mix between trance and Trap Metal but has darkpsy elements in it I was wondering if anyone's heard of it its fairly new and I was wondering if someone could find some Trance Ragecore Tracks and ...
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Which school is the one that Claude Debussy studied in?

I am confused about the school that Debussy studied in in Paris. I searched in wiki it said he studied in the school which now called CNSMDP. But in some other websites said his school now located in ...
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What is this piece of classical music heard on the UK Channel BBC 2, on the Great Australian Railway Journeys series?

Can anyone help with identifying this piece of classical music, please? It was on Great Australian Railway Journeys series 1 episode 5 (Kuranda to Townsville) last Saturday (Nov 23), on the UK ...
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“God rest ye merry gentlemen”, remix with Scottish children's choir

I remember hearing the remixed version of this song sung by a children's choir. It's VERY upbeat and high-tempo and happy! With a lot of awesome remixes in between. I think the choir is from ...
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What music genre has noisy, distorted vocals and somewhat scary synth sounds?

I heard 5 songs with these genre characteristics approx. 3 months ago, the genre used by these songs (ALL of them) had distorted and low pitch vocals, noisy and scary synth sounds (with vibrato, ...
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Solo Music Instrument played in “All at Sea”?

In the 1957 movie "All at Sea" or "Barnacle Bill" starring Alec Guiness, there is a solo instrument often played to create a humorous sailor-ish effect. You can hear a very short bit of it in this ...
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Why is it that Garth Brooks's music isn't available to stream?

Why is it that Garth Brooks's music isn't available to stream via any major music distributor (e.g. Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon Prime Music, Spotify, etc.)?
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A clavecin tune in the film “Marie Antoinette”

In the film "Marie Antoinette" there is a scene at roughly 1h35mn where a friend or lover plays the clavecin. We can see his face close up for a few seconds when he plays. Then a woman standing ...
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The “Most Mysterious Song on the Internet”

Twelve years ago, a catchy New Wave anthem appeared on the internet with no information about who wrote or recorded it. Amateur detectives have spent thousands of hours since trying to figure out ...
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Led Zeppelin's “Kashmir” origin

I recently found this band that plays Jewish folk songs or uses motives from them in their own material. They're called Black Ox Orkestrar. One of their songs called "Tsvey Tabelakh" seemed very ...
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What does the song 'Helplessly Hoping' talk about?

The song is Helplessly Hoping by CSN. You can listen to it here. I'm having a hard time trying to get the meaning of the song. I think it talks about two lovers, and it sounds sad, but for the life ...
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Lyrics to “Angeline” from Pavlov's Dog “Echo & Boo” album

I can not find the lyrics. Artist:pavlov's dog Album: Echo & boo. Song: Angeline The first song of the album. I would really appreciate help or a hint where you can find the text
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Identify this electronic music

What is the name of this electronic song? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDCzTIQ3-to
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Do Irish bands/music fans have a special thing for Kraftwerk?

Kraftwerk have never seemed to me to be the most obvious band to cover, and yet U2 have covered Neon Lights The Divine Comedy have done a version of Radioactivity The Frank and Walters often give The ...
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Who Stol' the 'Lac?

Back in high school I was a huge fan of Dirty and their music video Hit Da Floe, which contained a skit titled "Who Stol' the 'Lac?". The music video explored 4 suspects in the theft of Big Pimp and ...
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Identify this song

This is a piece by Chopin. Specifically, what piece is this excerpt from?
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Identify song by Arcade Fire from Movie - Her (2013)

I watched movie : Her (2013). In time 04:44 a song is played and words are as 'When you know you're gonna die'. After end of movie, i read song's name was: When you know you're gonna die by Arcade ...
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House, Garage, UK Garage, Speed Garage: What's the difference?

When talking about early electronic music, and the house scene specifically (in contrast with the Techno scene), four styles are always mentioned, and used interchangeably in many contexts (including ...
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Borg vs McEnroe Song During Carson Interview

What is the song playing in the background at 9:00 into the movie Borg vs McEnroe? It is just before McEnroe appears on the Johnny Carson show. It sounds like an AC/DC song, but I couldn't determine ...
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Where is the longer version of this song of Percy Faith?

I have been trying for a while to find the digital versions of the songs I had in a very old tape of my childhood. Lately I found out the name and artist of another song in that tape: Song sung blue ...
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What is Svetlana Boginskaya's floor music for her Floor Exercise routine in the All-Around competition of the 1990 World Cup?

What is Svetlana Boginskaya's floor music for her Floor Exercise routine in the All-Around competition of the 1990 World Cup? (YouTube reference video of her performance)
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Are “Londonderry Air”, “Danny Boy”, and “You Raise Me Up” the same song?

I notice that "Londonderry Air", "Danny Boy", and "You Raise Me Up" sound pretty much the same (or at least similar) when I listen to them. So are they the same song but with different lyrics?
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Extra audience lyrics in a K-Pop song?

We've been to Japan a couple of months ago and happened to catch a performance of a Korean group, Snuper. It is interesting that the audience takes part in the show, and is singling between the ...
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Need help to identify this baroque keyboard sonata

I only have the 25 seconds of a baroque piece. It sounds like harpsichord but I'm not sure and it also sounds like E minor. I have been looking for it for years no success. I tried to search E minor ...
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Spotify radio cannot hide songs?

I'm listening to a radio created based on one of my playlists. There are songs I don't want to listen to, so I was looking for some button that takes the song off my list. However, the "hide" button ...
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Podcast on History and evolution of Musics

I am looking for a beginner-friendly podcast which can introduce me to the world of music, like beginning from the old times and through the classic era and last century to the present. Do you know of ...
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Recent, 70s retro song, “Save me”

Pop song, "save me" in chorus Probably 2018/19 song Music video featured a white guy with an afro and a 70s outfit with purple glasses He was at 70s disco
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What is the name of this chinese song and artist, please? [closed]

Link to you tube: https://youtu.be/6JqLOiXOxvg Any body knows?! Please help!
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Am I eclectic for listening to Pink Floyd [closed]

Currently, at work, I've got into a debate with someone who isn't very well versed in the nuances of music. They detest Pink Floyd and argue with my claim that I have eclectic music tastes because I ...

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