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What are all the “-core” genres in metal other than metalcore, deathcore, and grindcore?

I know there are several but I'm looking for a definitive list of all the genres that end in -core. Love 'em or hate 'em, they're here to stay. I'm asking here because r/metal and other metal forums ...
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Is Cobalt's “Eater of Birds” considered experimental within the realm of extreme metal?

Cobalt's Eater of Birds seems to be considered their defining album. I am asking specifically about the titular song, which is also the final track of the album, but any thoughts on the album itself ...
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Can't find song by lyrics or title

I heard this song on twitch stream in ~2010-2015, it's a rock song, band name (I can be wrong here) contained letters "grim". All chorus parts started with words "all I want" (I'm ...
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Name of song about the value of elements making up the human body

There is a novelty song about being able to purchase all of the elements to build a human body for something like 95 cents. I remember it as solo, male voice. Acoustic accompaniment, either solo or ...
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How do I scan CD (barcode or cover) to add them to my Spotify favorites?

I am setting up Spotify and thought it would be easy to add the CDs I like so as to prime its recommendion system. For some reason I can't find a way to scan CDs to as to add them as favourites. (...
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Hit song with misheard chorus

Here's a music trivia puzzle for you all: What big international hit song had a chorus that was a garbled, misheard rendition of a much older hit song. The original song was in English, the newer song ...
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What does “mad fish” mean in Bring The Pain by Method Man?

In the song "Bring The Pain" by Method Man, he says: Check it, just how deep can shit get/ Deep as the abyss/ and brothers is mad fish accept it What does "mad fish" mean in this ...
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De do do do de da da de,,,

Music history question: Did the gorgeous sixties French icon Jane Birkin release a song called "De do do do de da da de" in 1969?
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Is Deuce an Atheist?

Deuce, from Nine Lives, wrote a song called America. It has the following lyrics: They wanna see blood, They wanna see hate, Like needle in your vain, Sickness with no name, In a world that's insane, ...
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“(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again” from *Rocketman* (2019)

"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from Rocketman (2019) won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Can anyone please say, approximately at what time this song is played in the film? Thanks.
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Which kind of flute is the one that you can hear?

I'm listening the sound "Grassland theme from Heroes of Might and Magic" in Spotify. And I'm wondering which kind of flute is the one that you can here. Which kind of flute is?
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What genre is “Dragonborn” by Jeremy Soule?

I really like this song, and would absolutely love to listen to songs like this when trying to read. I would sort of call it "classical", but I don't know how to distinguish the punchy ...
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She's got really long legs

I am looking for a rock song, which music clip starts with sort of story where one guy says something along Damn! She's got really long legs to a girl, who overhears that and replies with Yeah, they ...
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What Music could be used to reflect industry and factory work?

Examples that may use mallets or other non instrumental sounds. A style like Iannis Xenakis' would be brilliant
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What is the original song from the beat in “I Shot the Sherrif” by Warren G (EPDM remix)?

I love the beat in the song "I Shot the Sheriff" by Warren G (EPMD remix). I heard this same beat from an older song but I can't remember. Do you know what song the beat came from?
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Why is C Sharp Minor rarely used by anything else other than the Piano?

Apparently C Sharp Minor is unheard of outside of the piano. Only two hugely successful symphonies have been made in this key. I was spurred on by Beethoven’s astonishing Moonlight Sonata and was ...
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Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder lyrics meaning

In the song "Sir Duke" by Stevie Wonder, one of the line goes "you can tell right away at the letter A, when people start to move", what does "at the letter A" mean? In the context of the lyrics, ...
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Unusual string quartets

I particularly like string quartets, maybe a hangover from studying four part harmony in music school long ago. I already have a large number of string quartets, particularly from composers known ...
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A recording session with Igor Stravinsky

At 32:47, Stravinsky, whilst recording his Symphony of Psalms, just before another take, says to the orchestra “I give you one bar for nothing in four and the bar before nine is in three, six.” ...
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ID Please - Give me love / Gimme love

A song (a pop ballad?) recently popped into my head that I remember hearing as a child on the radio in 80s. (I'm not saying the song was released in 80s though.) It was in Slovenia, just a normal ...
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Looking for jazz tracks that use the trombone and the tuba

I intend to collect few tracks/songs/pieces where specific instruments stand out and it is catchy enough that I can remember it so when I hear the instrument again, I can identify it. Ive made a ...
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Where can I find the full recording of The Siamese Cat song from Lady and the Tramp?

I first heard this song back in 2004 when a friend gave me a tape with a Disney readalong on a cassette, with Lady and the Tramp being on one side, and another book on the other. It wasn't until the ...
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Lead artist and featured artist of a song - how are they determined?

I just wanted to know for a collaborative song, what are the factors affecting which artists to be credited as the lead artists and which artists to be credited as the featured artist.
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Construction of a Musical Theatre song

In musical theatre, we have lyrics. Would you say, therefore, that you have to make sure you had the tune for this first before you added the brace for the grand staff for the melody and bass line? ...
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Why was “Careless Whisper” released as a George Michael single despite being written by both “Wham!” members?

"Careless Whisper" was released on the 1984 Wham! album "Make It Big" and unlike most other Wham! songs at the time, was also written by both George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley. So why were the single ...
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English pop music video showing two toys falling in love, ends with the toys and building getting burned down

There was an old pop English song where the video showed two toys falling in love and at the end, the building where toys are kept get burned. The toys get burned too. One toy was kind of a soldier ...
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What does Victor Wooten refers to in his Justice Song in album “Show of Hands”?

In the lyrics of song "Justice" by Victor Wooten in his 1996 Album "Show of Hands" he says: Twenty two cops on the scene / And only 4 go to trial Is there a specific episode he is referring to?
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What are the differences between the original versions and updated versions of *Guys Do It All The Time* & *Ten Thousand Angels* by Mindy McCready?

Recently I rediscovered country music singer Mindy McCready. If some of you don't know who she is, she is famous for the songs Ten Thousand Angels and the mega 1996 smash country crossover hit Guys Do ...
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What do these lyrics in “Angeline the Baker” mean?

In the song "Angeline the Baker," the lyrics go: Angeline the baker, age of 43 Fed her sugar candy, but she still won't marry me What does "fed her sugar candy" mean? Is it referring to sweet ...
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Has there been any official word about the meaning behind the alligator in the video of OneRepublic's *Counting Stars*?

OneRepublic's hit song Counting Stars has a somewhat quirky music video. It features the band playing their song in a dilapidated basement with some sort of religious/therapy session simultaneously ...
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What kind of bird are you if you can't swim?

In the translations of Peter and the Wolf that I've heard/seen, the bird is always just "the bird"; is there any indication as to roughly what sort of bird Prokofiev had in mind? The fluttering and ...
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Who wrote this arrangement of Moonlight Sonata for the electric guitar?

There are quite a few amazing performances of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata played on electric guitar. This one is my favourite: Ludwig van Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata ( 3rd Movement ) Tina S Cover - ...
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What is the name of the little French girl in the video “Ameno” from ERA band in 1996?

I'm talking about the original video with a bunch of kids in an expedition to the mountains, not the other with the actress Bustamante. Here is the link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Measure numbers proper name

What are these measure numbers called. I could have just answered my own question there. See highlighted below. Who decides these? Is it the composer? You see I have noticed sometimes they are in ...
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Marshmello record labels

Why does Marshmello not have a permanent record label. Why are all his songs being released under different record labels? For example, "Wolves" (2017) and "Tongue Tied" (2019)" were released under ...
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Have workstation-keyboard accompaniments ever been used in recorded music?

I am aware that rhythm and accompaniments on home keyboards typically exist to make playing at home less lonely/more fun. However, I doubt that no recording artist, perhaps even a professional artist, ...
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What is the “real” name of the Yiruma song “Yearning in Pain”?

I bought sheet music of a Yiruma song called "Yearning in Pain". I couldn't find that name in various Yiruma song lists. Can someone tell me the name that this piece is more commonly known by? The ...
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What are some of the earliest examples of songs featuring blast beats in triple metre?

For those who may not know, triple metre most often applies to songs with time signatures of 3 or 9. For the purposes of my question, I will include 6, 12, etc. even though they are usually considered ...
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What is the meaning behind *THE NAME* of “Bohemian Rhapsody”?

I don't understand why I couldn't find any questions relating to this, but only questions asking about the meaning of the songs lyrics. I know what Bohemia is, I know what a Rhapsody is, but I don't ...
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Is Zakir Hussain using a book as a percussion instrument?

Zakir Hussain and Rakesh Chaurasia performed together in EtnoKraków Rozstaje (Crossroads) 2015. In the concert video uploaded on the festival's official YouTube channel, you can see that there is a ...
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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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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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Do genres have anything to do with what we like?

Many people say that one of the main purposes of genres and subgenres is to identify what we as individuals like to hear and what we don't like to hear. Here is a small selection of the artists I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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