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How to upload sound to a question?

Assume you want to ask to identify an excerpt of music you've recorded or recreated with some software. Is there a way to add it to the question in a similar way as an image, so that one does not need ...
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Original Sheet music especially for rock and pop music genres

Is it ok to ask for how to find original soundtracks of rock or pop music? For example, Lou Reed Perfect Day. This is fairly easy for classical music, in other music there is still scores but they are ...
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Do we need country tags?

E.g., the OP of this question clearly intends to post questions about Indian music. I am pretty certain I have questions about Soviet or Russian music. Should we introduce a per-country tag as a ...
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Could we lower the review alert thereshold?

Since the new top bar, we have to click on the review button to know if there are reviews on the queue, but there is no indication before clicking on it. Some sites need to have a high threshold ...
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First Ever Music Fans Stack Topic Challenge - Jam Bands

On January 24th of this year, the great Butch Trucks passed away. Butch was the drummer for, and an original member of, one of the purveyors of the Jam Band genre; The Allman Brothers Band. So in ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Are recording recommendations on-topic?

I see that requests for recommendations for listening are discouraged but it is less obvious whether requests for recommendations for a recording of a specific piece are accepted. For example: what ...
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Would a compilation of pop music based on classical music be an appropriate question or community wiki?

Creating a compendium of pop songs based on themes from classical pieces seems a useful and participation-generating topic for Music Fans. On the other hand, there are a lot of songs in that list. ...
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Can we ask what Key a piece is in?

Some websites, Tunebat as one, are exceptional in showing you details like a pieces Key, BPM and danceability. Sometimes, however, a piece is not on there. Research concluded first, are we then ...
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Is Amp & Speakers questions on/off-topic here?

Are Amp & Speakers questions on/off-topic here? Like amp & speakers power matching. If not, is there an SE site for that? Thanks.
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The [identify*]-question question: Time to say good-bye?

Disclaimer: Just an up-front acknowledgement that as I write I'm a fairly new user (~3mo.), so I don't yet have the history or connection that other more experienced users of this site have. Please ...
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Should the site's scope be expanded to increase user engagement?

In A question posted today, there has been a small comment thread concerning whether or not the question is on topic. Although, I pointed out that recommendation questions are definitely off topic, ...
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Defect - The link “delete” does not work

There is an annoying defect in the site https://musicfans.meta.stackexchange.com I am on the site https://musicfans.meta.stackexchange.com on an iPhone on iOS 9.0.2. On a question by me, the link &...
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Defect - The links “add a comment” do not work

There is an annoying defect in the site https://musicfans.stackexchange.com I am on the site https://musicfans.stackexchange.com on an iPhone on iOS 9.0.2. The links "add a comment" do not ...
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List request for Vengerov's imagery - on topic?

Maxim Vengerov is a violinist who is known for coming up with vivid imagery in his masterclasses. Here's an example, but in almost all the excerpts I've seen on YouTube, he comes up with some analogy/...
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“what are the Lyrics” questions

Do we accept questions on "What are the lyrics / what's being said here"? Does it make a difference if someone is just asking for a word or two?
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Please re-open this question that was closed as opinion-based or unclear

What has the RIAA(/MPAA/BSA) done in re the recent surge in music piracy? I changed the secondary opinion question into what it was intended to be: some elaboration of the primary factual question.
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Flags invalidated or aged away due to low activity in review queues

I regularly raise flags on questions for closure since I do not yet have the reputation to vote to close them. Recently, a number of these flags were "aged away". By checking the timelines of these ...
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Different artists - same song titles

Why has my question Different artists - same song titles? been marked as off-topic on this site? I tried searching on Google: Search 1 Search 2 Search 3 Search 4 but I did not get good results. ...
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Not satisfied with original formulation of my question and the answers I received — what steps can I take?

I have a question about my Music Fans Stack Exchange post: Different Artist - same song titles? I am not happy with the answers posted in my original question and I really needed some answers about &...
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Can we burninate the tag [track]?

The tag track has no excerpt or wiki, and there are four questions tagged with it: Why are bonus tracks so common in japanese versions? What is the genre of "Kiss me (IMSA remix)"? Original ...
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“Please don't use this tag for X purpose” - how strict are we regarding this disclaimer?

We have several tags which contain a disclaimer of the kind: Please don't use this tag for X purpose, instead use (other-tag). I decided to do a search for such tags to see whether this is being ...
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Should we merge the tags [definition] and [terminology]?

We currently have the tags definition and terminology which seem to be used with the same purpose. The [terminology] tag is one of our more popular tags with 60 questions, and it also has some ...
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Should we merge the tags [sample] and [sampling]?

The tags sample and sampling appear to have identical usage. This is what their wiki and excerpts look like: Sample: Excerpt: Any question relating to the use of samples used in media. Do not use ...
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Is Music History on topic here?

I noticed this music history question was closed here and redirected to music practice: Was Guido d'Arezzo the one who invented the diatonic scale? In my opinion, music history is on-topic here ...
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Requesting automatic embedding of Youtube and SoundCloud links

In Music SE we can embed Youtube videos and SoundCloud audio to our questions and answers just by posting the link. Here's an example. I think that feature would be very useful and convenient here.
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Preferred handling of apparent spam that otherwise meets SE criteria

I've recently come across several similar posts that have the "feel" of spam, but which are sufficiently outside the Stack Exchange criteria for using the spam flag. What is the preferred ...
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A roadmap for revitalizing Music Fans SE: Come, see how you can contribute!

Dear fellow music fans, Our site has been in Beta for close to 2000 days now, but, rather than moving forward with great enthusiasm, we instead find ourselves mostly... just drifting along. Well, it's ...
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Should we merge the tags [song-interpretation] and [meaning]?

The tag meaning has the following wiki excerpt (it has no wiki currently): What does a specific part of a song mean? What does the interpreter or songwriter try to tell us? This makes the tag song-...
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The [unknown-composer] tag is used for many purposes, so do we need an [identify-this-composer] tag?

We currently do not have a tag called identify-this-composer, but I feel there is a decent case for adding it. Currently, the unknown-composer tag seems to be used for the purpose of identifying a ...
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Should this question that is not being automatically deleted due to a bug be deleted manually?

This question meets the criteria for automatic Roomba deletion as RemoveAbandonedClosed. In particular, it: has been closed more than 9 days ago, for a reason other than duplicate has a non-positive ...
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Is it time to review the low quality answers with notices on them?

We have 18 answers with notices on them for being low-quality—the notice reads: Want to improve this post? Provide detailed answers to this question, including citations and an explanation of why ...
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Should the tags [history] and [music-history] be synonyms?

I just noticed that we have a history tag and music-history tag. Should we keep them separate, or should we make one a synonym of the other?
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Can we synonymize the tags [fatboy-slim] and [norman-cook]?

The musician Norman Cook is also popularly known by the pseudonym Fatboy Slim. We currently have the tags norman-cook as well as fatboy-slim; there are 2 questions with the former tag, 4 questions ...
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What steps can I take if SE is no longer accepting answers from my account?

I have answered two questions so far. But Music Fans SE is not accepting any more answers from my account. So, I need to improve my existing answers, so that I can answer more questions. So, how can I ...
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Are list questions on-topic?

There are starting to be several questions posted asking for an open list of answers: https://musicfans.stackexchange.com/questions/92/have-any-successful-solo-artists-subsquently-formed-joined-...
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Should we re-open the Spotify blacklist question?

I asked this question last night: https://musicfans.stackexchange.com/questions/2543/what-artists-are-not-available-on-spotify It's something I've always wondered: what am I missing out on now that ...
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Infinite list questions - still off topic?

There's a fairly strong "decision" that was made to not have such questions: Are list questions on-topic? I wanted to ask: What are some DJ-hosted radio stations, available worldwide, that are ...
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Can we merge our synonymised tags?

Tag synonymization is officially considered a precursor to merging. To quote from a post by @animuson♦ on Meta SE: [U]ltimately, this action should happen at some point. If everyone is too afraid ...
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Do we need feed in chatroom?

Do we need feed in chatroom for main site and meta site? If yes then what should be the feed's bot name?
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Do we really need the [song-title] tag when we have the [identify-this-song] tag?

It looks like the unknown-title tag was burninated back in 2016 because it was too similar to identify-this-song. It sure looks like most questions tagged song-title are either "What is the title?" ...
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Introducing the [european] tag

I am constantly frustrated by the lack of relevant tags here at Music Fans. So, I decided to test the waters of tag-creation by introducing the european tag. I understand that this site is fairly slow ...
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Are questions about Apple Music on-topic here?

Are we allowed to ask questions about using Apple Music or other music streaming apps here? I would say that most music fans nowadays use streaming services, but I don't decide if it's on-topic here. ...
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Retag “milesdavis” with “miles-davis”

With my edit to a question, I tried to remove the tag milesdavis and add miles-davis instead. This was not possible: the system informed me that the tag names are too similar, and that I should head ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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What should I do to improve my identification question?

When I ask an identification question (tagged identify-this-*), I receive downvotes and comments indicating that my question is not up to the standard. Why does this happen? What can I do to improve ...
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(Variation of Topic Challenge) Game suggestion: Find the gem!

In order to increase participation in voting, I suggest a variation of a topic challenge, namely a game suggestion: Find the gem! I invite you to find an underrated answer and write a link to it as ...
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Should we try Topic Challenges to boost the activity?

I've seen this post on Movies and TV meta. We could have our own rules that we can define here. I think it's a good idea and it could spice up the activity in our community. Is anyone interested?
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New tag: [blend-s]

I just created a new tag blend-s on one of my questions. Can we further develop this tag - for example, adding a description to it or something?
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Should we merge the tags [concert] and [live-music]?

A concert is a live music performance, so having both concert and live-music seems redundant. So, I propose that we merge both tags. Specifically, I suggest we make concert a synonym of live-music, ...

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