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Was Pixies inspired by Rites of Spring?

I do not think so, for several reasons: 1) Rites of Spring songs are usually typical emo/posthardcore songs, I do not see musical similarity to Hey, 2) I doubt Frank Black was familiar with this ...
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Aldous Huxley and 5/4 Meter in Music Predating "Take 5"

There are examples of Five-Step Waltzes danced to 5/4 time from the 19th century from about 1846. These are also known as "Valse à Cinq Temps". There are descriptions of some of theses at the Library ...
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Similarity of Slayer's "South of Heaven" to the "Inspector Gadget" theme tune

Hard to answer, but let's see what we got. According to http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/Inspector_Gadget_(song) the IG theme was written by Haim Saban and Shuki Levy for the original cartoon series ...
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Did Charlie Puth lift a vocal run from Justin Timberlake?

There are certain stylistic choices that can start out as personal idiosyncrasies, but become so widely imitated that they end up as genre markers. For modern pop/R&B, one of the most ...
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Is "All of my Love" the main influence on this Tame Impala song titled, Led Zeppelin?

You're right, the peppy rhythmic line is very reminiscent of "All of My Love", although the instrumentation is different from that song. As far as the instruments, it sounds like a very ...
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Houndmouth's influences

On this interview of the drummer Shane Cody by The Waster: “We all went on a big Neil Young kick a few years ago. They are said to be influenced by The Band, as speculated by some media here, here ...
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