Fun musical finds of various kinds
Fun things (patterns similarities etc.) found out while listening to various kind of music. Most can be explained by simple influences among bands.
There is some patterns that i think i have heard somewhere but cannot grasp where, still open.
Some fun facts of that list are probably unique as i never saw them reported anywhere. Some are probably made up, don't take it seriously . (some very obvious ones are also known)
The format of this list is : Artist name - Album name (release year) - Song name
Meshuggah - None (1994) - Ritual
The intro and overall feeling of the whole track sounds like Would ? (1992) by Alice in Chains
Burgul Torkhaïn - The Adventures of Burgul Torkhaïn (2002) - The Mechanical Perverts
Somewhere in this track there is the same singing sample that was used in Xtal (1992) by Aphex Twin briefly played, it is a Steve Jefferies, Mary Carewe and Donald Greig 1986 sample.
Enslaved - RIITIIR (2012) - Materal
Some Alice in Chains influences in the vocals and harmony ?
Summoning - With Doom We Come (2018) - Mirklands
The running theme starting at 0:33 sounds like Game Of Thrones (2011 TV series) soundtrack.
Sodom - Tapping The Vein (1992) - Deadline
Metal fans will probably like this fun fact: 2:08 riff is similar to Dunkelheit from Filosofem (1996) by Burzum the riff repeat with variations around the track.
AFX (Aphex Twin) - Internet dump (2015) - 13 High Hats Tune Tamclap Orig
5:45 melody appear in the fearless vampire killers 1967 movie with a woman voice singing it. The melody probably has older origins.
Nocturnus - Ethereal Tomb (1999) - Outland
Has very similar vibes to Pestilence Osculum Infame keys of Malleus Maleficarum (1988) album also Death Cosmic Sea intro (1991), i don't think there is any similar patterns, more like heavy inspiration
Ministry - Psalm 69 (1992) - Just one fix
Running riff influenced by Slayer South of Heaven (1988), seems it is well known.
Jaga Jazzist - A Livingoom Hush (2001) - Cinematic
Piano patterns sound like Aisatsana by Aphex Twin (Cinematic was out way before Aisatsana was out i think so which is first ?)
Avoid Catoblépone - Déporté sur terre (1995) - Prisonnier
Obvious patterns from Erik Satie (1890, Gnossiennes 1-3 : No. 1) played on a guitar.
Hovmod - Doedsformasjon (2019) - Doedsformasjon / Blodsbaand
Background riff on Doedsformasjon sound very much like Immortal All shall fall (2009) same with Blodsbaand. (many obviously similar patterns, probably direct inspiration)
Blitzkrieg - Unholy Trinity (1995) - Taking Care of
Section at ~3:00 is similar to first Doom OST (E1M1 - At Doom's gate)
Ketha - 2nd Sight (2012) - Blackpool
Intro sound similar to Star One Victims Of The Modern Age 24 Hours intro (2010)
Luke Vibert - We Hear You (2009) - Belief file
Gamelan all around the track emulated by a synthesizer or a syncopated sample ? The pattern sounds like something i heard somewhere, maybe from a traditional gamelan ensemble.
Chevron - Possibilities (2016) - Makossa Nova
Sampled Drexciya ? Didn't find the track name yet.
Coroner - Grin (1993) - Paralized, Mesmerized
Starting at 1:56 the guitar melodic pattern sounds like something i heard somewhere.
Nadia Boulanger (1913) - Fantaisie variée pour piano et
~10:00 briefly sounds like some section of Franz Lizst Totentanz (1849)
Eminem - Kamikaze (2018) - Nice guy
Post chorus sounds like Ice Me Out (2018) by Kash Doll
Siouxsie and the Banshees - The Scream (1978) - Mittageisen
The guitar playing (and speed doesn't help!) is oddly similar to what may be played later on by black metal bands.
Killing joke - Pandemonium (1994) - Pandemonium
No fun facts but my general feeling toward this track has always been that it has some similarities to Slayer (Exorcism), O.L.D / Devin Townsend (Jana), Bauhaus (Black Moon).
Elend - Sunwar The Dead (2004) - Sunwar The Dead (and
The voice, lyrical content and instrumentation on this track and the whole album remind me of Dead Can Dance Within the Realm of a Dying Sun (1987) they were probably inspired by this band since it is the same genre.
Tengger Cavalry - Northern Memory Vol 1. (2019) - Lone
Running riff sounds like Spieluhr by Rammstein. (and probably others)
Gojira - Mario Duplantier drum solo at les vieilles charrues (2010)
Quite similar drum patterns as Allan Holdsworth The sixteen men of tain (2000) the drums were yellow probably unintended and probably wrong.
Miles Davis - Get Up With It (1974) - Calypso Frelimo
The background bass pattern which start right away always remind me of Super Mario Bros Underground theme (game soundtrack) by Koji Kondo. (the first 6 notes pattern) Probably influenced because it is pretty much the same.
Frank Zappa - Civilization Phase III (1990) - Amnerika
Around 1:04 always reminds me of The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past OST.
Apocalypse - Apocalypse (1988) - Digital life
Around 2:34 obvious Slayers Raining blood ? (1986) riff
although slightly different.
NILE - Annihilation of the Wicked (2005) - Sacrifice Unto Sebek
The introductory patterns which repeat two times (cleaner on the second time) sounds like something i heard somewhere, maybe on a vocal focused folk track. (Brigitte Fontaine ?) Wonder if it is much older.
Atrox - Orgasm (2003) - Methods of Survival
~1:20 riff sounds like some well known patterns that i heard somewhere many times, for instance Star Control 2 Thraddash Theme (more obvious in the remastered version)
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