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Old 03-15-2017, 10:24 AM   #1
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Identify this into genre Vol. 1

So I decided to start a thread for figuring out what genres certain pieces of music can be categorized to.

Reason, today I played with this musical ideal:
https://soundcloud.com/soundmodel/octtree

Which is maybe IDM, maybe industrial, maybe Autechre-like, ...

But what would be an appropriate designation for the style of this "track"?

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Old 03-15-2017, 12:59 PM   #2
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

It's just a beat. I'd even go so far as to call it drums, considering all of the kicks, snares and a lack of melody.

Seriously, how is a drum track supposed to be a genre? I'm curious.

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Old 03-15-2017, 01:06 PM   #3
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

pro life hack: if you don't know genre label it experimental

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Old 03-15-2017, 05:30 PM   #4
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Obvious troll is obvious.

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Old 03-15-2017, 05:40 PM   #5
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

What is your obsession with genre OP?

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Old 03-15-2017, 09:24 PM   #6
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

ez, drum and bass with industrial and glitch hop influence

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Old 03-15-2017, 09:57 PM   #7
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

I've always thought drum and bass was kind of a stupid genre name (even being one of my favorite kinds of music)...doesn't pretty much all dance music focus on drums and the low end/bass?

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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

It sucks, OP, it doesn't need a genre.

Btw. why would anyone actually need genres? What other purpose apart from telling people: "I'm listening to new-retro-wave-acid-idm-edm-faggotstep" do genres have?

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Old 03-15-2017, 10:51 PM   #9
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

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So I decided to start a thread for figuring out what genres certain pieces of music can be categorized to.

Reason, today I played with this musical ideal:
https://soundcloud.com/soundmodel/octtree

Which is maybe IDM, maybe industrial, maybe Autechre-like, ...

But what would be an appropriate designation for the style of this "track"?

is this a ploy to increase your Soundcloud play count? in the past pair threads you've started about Genre you keep linking like 1-2 minute "tracks" to use as a reference for some inane thread chatter.

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Old 03-15-2017, 10:57 PM   #10
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

momcore is the dancebeat of tomorrow, tomotherfuckinday!!!

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Old 03-15-2017, 11:21 PM   #11
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

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It sucks, OP, it doesn't need a genre.

Btw. why would anyone actually need genres? What other purpose apart from telling people: "I'm listening to new-retro-wave-acid-idm-edm-faggotstep" do genres have?
you need some sort of tagging\classification to find what you want, i would be really pissed if youtube put blugrass, country and gangsta rap in suggested playlists

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Old 03-16-2017, 01:15 AM   #12
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

Yes, genres help identifying things that have things in common.
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Old 03-16-2017, 01:39 AM   #13
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

Genres are like cliques; they go away after high school. You don't have to worry about them anymore, it's pretty gnarly.

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Old 03-16-2017, 02:43 AM   #14
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

oh my god you are so smart and open minded that your brain is pouring from your ears
or maybe its a jizz ?

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Old 03-16-2017, 04:34 AM   #15
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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

That was probably an insult of some kind.
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Old 03-16-2017, 05:31 AM   #16
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there is no line between insult and valuable statement, but a smooth gradient

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Re: Identify this into genre Vol. 1

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you need some sort of tagging\classification to find what you want, i would be really pissed if youtube put blugrass, country and gangsta rap in suggested playlists
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Yes, genres help identifying things that have things in common.
y'all motherfuckers need some dewey decimal system in your life.

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