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What is this orchestral percussion instrument used while battle drums play?

I have a problem to recognize one orchestral percussion instrument. It is used by some composers while battle drums play. It's a clicky sound, something like castanets, anvil, chains hit. It's played ...
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Does the riff in *Shake Your Body* (The Jacksons) sound the same as the one in “Golden Years” (Bowie)?

The bass line from Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground) sounds the same as the sung hook "Run for the shadows" from the middle of Golden Years. Should Bowie get a writing credit for the Jacksons song?...
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Did John Lennon condemn the Free Love ideology on the 1970 track “Working Class Hero”?

It's safe to say that the Beatles had a pretty good time in the Sixties. They were certainly at the forefront of the hippie movement, a central aspect of which was the Free Love ideology. However, in ...
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Is the refrain in the song *Kaadhal Piriyaamal* by Deva inspired from *Nila Kaigirathu* by A. R. Rahman?

I was listening to the song Nila Kaigirathu from the movie Indira (1995) a few days back, and I felt that a portion of the pallavi (refrain) was very similar to the one in Kaadhal Piriyaamal from the ...
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Rock video from '00s featuring topless male artists in studio

There was a rock song that I had on my computer when I was very little. I have no idea of the band name or when they were popular. I remember little snippets of the video, none of the music. It was ...
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What is the easiest way to write music quickly on an iPad?

If I have a melody in my head and I want to jot it down in a note on an iPad, is there any plug-in or keyboard that would allow me to input a music score quickly and efficiently? Or, at least an app?
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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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Nat Geo Gold 2017 background song

Which song is played in the Nat Geo Gold 2017 ad with lyrics " ...when the sky is falling, the wind is rolling, I am taking it all, on the top of the world, better believe" ? You can find the song at: ...
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In the film “Elizabeth”, what is the name of the piece played by the French during their initial arrival?

In the movie Elizabeth, when she meets the French marriage candidate, the duke of Anjou, they are playing a fanfare from their boat. Here is the scene on YouTube - on Netflix it's at timestamp 58.49 (...
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What kind of music genre did Jesse Pinkman listen to in Breaking Bad?

To be more specific, I'm not asking about the soundtrack of the whole series. In a lot of scenes you can see Jesse listening to music that sounds like hip-hop or rap (please don't kill me if I'm ...
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What is this album (martial-ritual-dark ambient)?

What is this artist and what is this album (see attached album cover)? Released, possibly in 2018. Genre (just about): ritual, dark ambient, martial, possibly dark folk.
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Photograph of two (possibly) glam rock artists, one holding a guitar - can anyone please identify these musicians?

I have a box of band and concert photos from a storage locker I bought, some possibly from Woodstock. Some things that I've found in the box indicate that the owner was in the music business in some ...
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Is this sound bite in the song Radio from The Avalanches from a Television show?

In the song Radio by Avalanches is the opening sound clip from a TV show? The conversation is below: [Intro] Johnny, Johnny! Open up Johnny, it's Frank! Open up Look you've been in there for three ...
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Tower of God Ending song sounds like unknown song

Ending song of the anime "Tower of God": "SLUMP" by Stray Kids First 11 seconds of the song reminds me of some western-culture song, sung by a female. I could possibly provide a clip, but I don't ...
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Name of music instrument used in Don't Starve

If you listen to - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7b8JIOPEUk (0:57) and - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGO72jL7veU (0:22) and (although I think I made my point) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Pop song (from 1998 or before) which starts with rain/droplets?

In 1998 I heard a song which started with a bit of rain or just loud droplets and I really want to find it. The lyrics were in English. It's possible the song is a bit older than 1998. It was a pop/...
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Is there a sizable audience for very long rock/metal songs?

I am a huge fan of rock and metal, in particular all things experimental/progressive. It is fairly common for prog albums to feature extended track lengths, and or the last year or so, the longest ...
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Is there such a piece like Sonata No 9 for piano by Chopin?

I am listening to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWDqUSdG7NA and it has the title "Sonata No 9 | Frederic Chopin". I am trying to cross check the existence of the original piece and attribution ...
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Old 2000-2010 emo song

An old emo song that is animated and it contains a big black monster towering over an urban setting with little fuzzy creatures as well been looking for it for ten years..lol
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Persian song: can you please tell me what this song is called?

Google drive The quality might be bad, I'm sorry. I recorded it with my phone
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Can anyone identify the title of this Korean song in English?

Can anyone recognise the song title in English. I shazamed an instrumental song and it showed me this. The details provided on it lead me nowhere. I don't know if I should ask this question here but ...
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Is Santiano's “Mädchen von Haithabu” intentionally very similar to Tha Mi Sgith?

An excerpt from this Wikipedia page: Santiano is a German band from the northern region of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, whose genres include Irish folk, sea shanty, and schlager music. The name ...
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Would “Garage Band” App be considered a genre?

My friend creates all of his music on an iPad using the 'Garage Band" App. His songs are so different from one another and would probably qualify for many different genre descriptions. Would it be ...
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Does anyone know the title of this background song on a video on Twitter?

I hear this song from Twitter but I don't know the title of the song. It is a Chinese song. Can anyone help me find the song?
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What is Mumford & Sons' song “Holland Road” about?

Mumford & Sons are critically acclaimed for their lyric writing ability. What is the song Holland Road in the album Babel about ?
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Similarity of Slayer's “South of Heaven” to the “Inspector Gadget” theme tune

A striking similarity in the structural composition of two pieces of music from completely different sources leaves one wondering could it be that this was by design. Years ago as a local guitarist I ...
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Who says “I hope we have the coldest winter ever” in Taake's Myr?

At around the 1:15 mark in Taake's Myr, a young girl's voice says, "I hope we have the coldest winter ever." Taake's Wikipedia page lists all past, current and guest members, but I haven't found any ...
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If a song was released in 2014 as a single, and released the following year (2015) on an album, what's the true release date of the song?

I'm creating a playlist and want to include certain songs released as singles in a previous year, but were also released on an album the following or vice-versa. Examples: Kendrick Lamar Released "...
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New version or extended sampling of Grace - Not Over Yet?

At some point over the weekend, or Monday just gone I was listening to a radio show on the UK's BBC Radio 1 when a version of Grace - Not Over Yet (or a remix or cover that used the lyric with an ...
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What is the soundtrack on this advertisement featuring James McAvoy?

I can’t find this song’s title and author. I tried to google lyrics and Shazam, but none of it helped. Maybe somebody knows this song? The song plays here: https://coub.com/view/1jlt2
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80's Music Video with Maybe comic/cartoon - 30's/40's Feel - Played on Vincent Hanley's MT USA - Not a Super Popular Hit Song

I am trying to get the name of the a song with a music video that possibly had some animation from the 80's I believe the lead singer was a female. (No, not Paula Abdul) I think it was a minor hit in ...
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An EDM downtempo prog-house song called *The Spectre* and the DC character called Spectre

Does Alan Walker's song The Spectre have anything at all to do with the DC Comics character called Spectre? Did he base his song off of the DC Character or not? The comic character Spectre is a ...
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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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Chasse-Neige in Frozen II?

I was watching Frozen II at the cinemas the other day, and I was listening to some of the background music, and I'm pretty sure that I heard Franz Liszt's 12th Transcendental Etude in some of it. It ...
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What band's logo is this picture a reference to?

What band's logo is this? I've seen it in the movie Zootopia but cant remember what the original band name is.
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1978 disco song with lyrics “Keep on, keep on, keep on dancing”

I'm looking for a 1978-1979 disco song where the lyrics went "Keep on, keep on, keep on dancing". I believe it was on a compilation cassette in 1978 where one of the last songs was Exile's "Kiss you ...
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Trying to identify song about guy trying to get back with the girl after breakup

I've heard this song around 6-7 years ago. I haven't watched any video about this song. The song might be older. AFAIR The song starts with the singer who is drinking being helped by his friends. The ...
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How do I find an obscure remix of a popular song?

I’m trying to find a version of “Bright” by Echosmith that played at JCPENNEY. It’s a little more techno and I think superior to the original. All of my searches on Shazam, google, YouTube, Spotify ...
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What was classical music called back in the days?

What was classical music called back in the days? (Pre 1900s?) Was it divided in to genres as we do today, or was it simlpy categorized by the type of instruments used, or just "concert music". In ...
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Did Nat King Cole express contempt for fans of his pop recordings?

It seems to me that I've seen Nat King Cole quoted to this effect: I know that my Jazz records are good and my Pop records are junk. But how can I turn down the money I can make with the Pop records ...
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Original media in Sony Ericsson w800i

For a week now a melody of one song is haunting me. Every day the melody gets clearer but still I cant remember the lyrics. I am quite sure that this song was originally in the Sony Ericsson w800i ...
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Genre of “This Loneliness” from *The Godfather* (Carmine Coppola)

I am trying to identify the genre of music my grandpa used to play on the piano. He is no longer around and no one in my family knows. After a lot of looking I was able to find one example, 'This ...
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Are there any artists who have written original lyrics in languages they don't speak?

And no, I don't mean Pitbull saying "Uno, dos, tre, quattro". I'm wondering if there have been any instances of songwriters writing most or all of the lyrics to an original song in a language or ...
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What is this videoclip circa 2003-2005 (MTV?): group of guys singing, walking on a waterway, suddenly a strong wind push them?

What is this videoclip circa 2003-2005 (MTV?) of a group of guys singing and walking on a waterway and then suddenly a very strong wind start to push them back while they try to keep singing and ...
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YouTube playlist song - hip-hop/rap, 1990s-2000s, similar to “Who let the dogs out”

Once in a while I like to go back into my YouTube playlist to relive old songs, but I happened to lose most of them this time from people turning the videos private. I lost one of my favorite old ...
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Uncredited song from the movie "The Informer' (2019)

Recently, I've watched The Informer (2019) and heard an oddly familiar song. The song plays in the background of a warehouse scene, starting at 00:18:43. You can watch this scene on vimeo: https://...
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Looking for a house album, with senior gentleman and snakeskin face on the cover

I kinda like this album, but I can't find it anywhere. This senior gentleman wears white. And wears a hat. He looks askance. His face is like snakeskin. Genre of this album is house music.
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What are these “click sounds” in the song *Cradles* by Sub Urban?

I found this really cool song on youtube: Sub Urban - Cradles and I love the, for the lack of a better word, "click sound" in the chorus at 0:48. I'd like to know if anyone knows of songs with these ...
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What is this composition played in a J. P. Seeburg Orchestrion “H”?

In this video: https://youtu.be/iH0YS8vlHyM?t=615 an instrument called "orchestrion", a combination of piano, pipe organ, reed organ, drum set, and xylophone, is demonstrated with a composition whose ...
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What are some appealing iPad instruments?

Are there any iPad instruments that require skill to play and feel like a genuinely appealing instrument in and of themselves, rather than being a lower-quality simulation of something else? For ...

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