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The instrument is a Flexatone. It's a percussion instrument with two balls which strike a metal blade controlled by the thumb. Shaking it produces spooky glissando effects. Dr Dre probably uses a sample. Most professional percussionists have one and the instrument has been used in all kinds of music. The predominant use is as a sound effect, particularly in ...


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I see a direct lineage from Blues and Gospel to Rock'n'Roll, Soul, Funk and Rap. This first is an example of the time old tradition of 'playin' the dozens' Bo Diddley "Say Man" Hookers spoken interjections was a part of his repertoire as well as many other blues artists throughout history. ...


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The voice has been sped up in each case. This is often called the "chipmunk effect" after the 1958 recording by "Alvin and the Chipmunks" where this was first commercially used.


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I found it! It's Moosh & Twist. The song I was referring to is called Possibilities. Here's the video.


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Possibly you heard George Clinton/P-Funk's "Atomic Dog" (1982), which first introduced the "Bow wow wow" line. It also could have been Public Announcement's "D.O.G. in Me" (1998), which also used the line at the end of the track (and was sued by the P-Funk "Atomic Dog" copyright holders). "Atomic Dog", ...


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Maybe Mondo Grosso - show me your love ?


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I believe the term would be trap music. Trap is a subgenre of hip hop music that originated in the Southern United States during the early 1990s. The genre gets its name from the Atlanta slang word "trap," which refers to a place in which drugs are sold illegally. Trap music uses synthesized drums and is characterized by complicated hi-hat ...


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