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Bands similar to Pink Floyd

If you are looking for songs similar to Echoes: Pink Floyd (Indeed one of the greatest bands of all time; certainly a favorite of mine after The Beatles) Shine On You Crazy Diamond [Parts I-IX] ...
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Songs similar to 'Tuyo' from Rodrigo Amarante

Note that Rodrigo Amarante, is a Brasillian singer who usually sings in Brasilian portuguese, but sings in spanish on this song. I think the genre is Latin America Bolero. The song is in 4/4 time but,...
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Symphonic metal bands with very technical guitar

When it comes to technical guitars one should definitely mention Rhapsody(now renamed to Rhapsody of Fire). Give Gargoyles, Angels Of Darkness a try. In their older albums Luca Turilli was playing the ...
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Avril Lavigne, Michelle Branch, and ____ (who was the 3rd similar singer from that time period?)

Vanessa Carlton? I remember watching this VH1 feature ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WPQRJ_LiF0 ) of those three artists back when they were new on the scene.
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Genre of music used in old Amiga demo videos

Chiptune is a modern music genre inspired by the songs that played on classic video game and computer consoles like the Amiga. It uses the same kind of crudely synthesized electronic sounds featured ...
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What's the music genre called - Assassin's Creed Agnus Dei

I'd say it's a modern take on Plainchant / Gregorian chant: solo voice, modal harmonies, long melody lines. If you're looking for similar, you can either go for the original - something like this ...
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Need help finding pre-HipHop black protest music

Black protest music in the US has roots that are hundreds of years old. From the early days of slavery, enslaved black Americans created songs, often using religious themes and imagery, but with ...
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"Cantina Band" Genre Question / Similar Music

I think you can search for Jazz, Swing music. For these two particular songs, I also think of Gipsy Jazz or New Orleans Jazz. I can suggest these two collections: Best of Swing Jazz (more classic) ...
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"Cantina Band" Genre Question / Similar Music

The reason "disco" came up in your search is there is a very popular disco cover of this particular song. You are correct, however, that the original style is not at all disco. I've seen the genre ...
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Songs similar to 'Atheist Runt' and 'Omnipresent knife in your back'

Have you checked Swans? At the time of these recordings, they talked about being heavily influenced by them. Haven't listened much to Swans, but they do have some pretty heavy recordings...
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Taylor Swift’s Style, similar song from the 80’s

When I heard it, I had a similar reaction (though, it goes in a slightly different direction) The Who Eminence Front https://youtu.be/5HTVMh7fur4?t=3m45s
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Symphonic metal bands with very technical guitar

I think you should check the one-man-band (from Behold the Arctopus) project Direwolf: http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Direwolf/91376 Fist in Fetus are also technical and symphonic. Therion, ...
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Band(s) in the vein of Dream Theater?

First, check what you like in Dream Theater Dream Theater mixes the Progressive aspect from (mainly) Rush, Deep Purple and similar bands into the Heavy Metal aspect from bands like Metallica, Black ...
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Web resource with different genres as a graph (and samples)

I don't know if it'll be of any use but what you described made me think of music map and musicroamer
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What genre is 'Goodnight Julia' from Cowboy Bebop?

You're right, "Goodnight Julia" is certainly not bebop! In terms of a genre, it might be more trouble than it's worth to put a label on it, but smooth jazz might be the best option for this piece. ...
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What is the difference between R&B and Hip Hop, and what are some (most famous) examples of these and areas of overlap?

R&B (Rhythm & Blues) is the generic name used in the United States for black-oriented music on the record charts. The same term has been used continuously since the 1940's so it has ...
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Bands similar to Pink Floyd

The best that come to mind are: Asia, Transatlantic, Yogi Lang, Yes, Genesis, Camel, RPWL, Jon Lord - Before I Forget, King Crimson, Eloy (maybe) and Emerson; Lake and Palmer.
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Bands similar to Pink Floyd

What you have discovered is love for golden age progressive rock, when songs were not just calm and mesmerizing, but the lyrics were also deep, meaningful and they were complemented by extraordinary ...
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Genre of Diablo 1's OST and music of a similar kind?

In short, his music is "Classical Instrumental". It can also be categorized as "Classical Video game Soundtracks". Overall, you would probably be best suited to checking out the Classical Genre. ...
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Genre featuring "chill scat singing" in a modern style

Scat is generally a sub-genre of jazz, most closely associated with the 60's recordings of Ella Fitzgerald. While there are modern singers who do scat, they typically do it in the older styles. It ...
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Genre of "Bourbon Street" (Tuohy), "Save My Soul" (Big Bad Voodoo Daddy), more

These songs are all modern variations on the early jazz styles that came out of New Orleans in the 1920s and 30s. The vocal style is "jazz singing" or "vocal jazz". Billie Holiday is usually ...
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Genre of "Meant To Be" by Arc North

The style of music used in this track is a genericized form of House Music that is quite prominent in pop music today. The original House Music stye has been highly influential to a lot modern music, ...
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What is the genre of Outlander Season 4 opening credits?

While Contemporary Folk is quite a good answer since the genre has the aspects of the theme song you're referring to, when we consider it as a "modern arrangement of folk music" as "PiedPiper" said. ...
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Band(s) in the vein of Dream Theater?

Take a look at music-map. Their list for Dream Theater includes at least half the bands mentioned in answers here, plus many others.
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Band(s) in the vein of Dream Theater?

You have to check out SEVENTH WONDER from Sweden. It's Tommy Karevik's (Kamelot) main or first band. They have released 5 CD's so far which are all great.. Try " Waiting in the Wings" or &...
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Songs similar to Solveig's Song

Try also number 5 of Villa-Lobos "Bachianas Brasileiras". Soprano soloist and an orchestra of cellos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anxdAcilnsM.
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What genre is the music from "A Monster in Paris"?

I'm not very good in genre naming, but it is close to what we call Chanson Française or Variété. This is a typical style in France so I will suggest only songs in French (I don't have english ...
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Songs similar to 'Tuyo' from Rodrigo Amarante

The song Dulcito e Coco (2017) by the Dominican singer Vicente García also has a Bolero feel, even this is not the only genre he plays.
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