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Should we 'accept' answers in the private beta phase?

As the private beta is about 'priming' the site with questions, should we accept answers? Or should we wait a while to give public beta users a chance?
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Band tag excerpts - What are we looking for?

I proposed this excerpt for the led-zeppelin tag: Led Zeppelin was a Rock band formed in 1968 by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham. I think if you're tagging a band, you ...
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Do @someone tags work yet?

I've noticed if I start a comment with @ I get no auto-complete. If I manually add a notification tag, does it get sent to the appropriate user? I've tagged as bug, but if it's 'expected behaviour', ...
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Should questions dealing with legality be allowed?

Thus far we have the following questions regarding the legality of music related situations: How can I easily find music recordings that are copyright-free (in the public domain)? If ticket scalping ...
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Should sound-quality tag stand by its own?

There is a tag called sound and sound-quality , should not sound-quality be a synonym of sound?
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Are questions about specific songs allowed?

Are questions about individual songs, but not about identifying them, on topic? If so, what are the criteria for what makes a song-specific question on topic? For example, in Skrillex's song "First ...
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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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Part of profile page is some other language [closed]

When I look at my profile the lower tabs (resumo respostas ....... votos) are in some other language where as the upper tabs are in English. Looks like a bug. Edit: It back to normal and ...
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Are “Where can I find this?” questions on-topic?

This question is asking where they can buy a specific recording: Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells - John Peel version Is this on topic? I would think that this information can go out of date pretty ...
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Are identifying chords or notes in a song on topic?

The Music: Practice & Theory Stack Exchange site does not allow questions around identifying transcriptions (chords, progressions, or notes in a particular song). Is that in scope for this site?
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What should answers look like to questions about the meaning of lyrics?

When this site was proposed there were sample questions about the meaning behind certain song lyrics. Now that we're in beta and the first question about the meaning of lyrics has received some ...
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Should the tags history and music-history be synonyms?

I just noticed that we have a history and music-history tags. Should we keep them separate or should we make on a synonym of the other?
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Should we come up with a sensible default definition of 'chart'..?

..so that people can talk about "songs that have charted" without perpetually having to specify exactly what chart they mean? Or should they always have to specify, e.g. "US Billboard 100"? Have a ...
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Music equipment used by artists question on-topic?

I (misguidely) answered a question about HiFi equipment used to listen to music with a reply about instruments used in songs. This question I think that equipment questions are on topic. For ...
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Are questions like “what is this sample”, “what is this instrument” allowed here?

Say I'm a fan of artist X who made a song Y. There is a sample used in song Y and I'm wondering where it is from. A similar but perhaps slightly different question would be asking about an instrument ...
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Are music reality show questions on-topic?

Are music reality show questions on-topic?
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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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Are questions about non-English lyric translations on topic?

I would like to ask how the lyrics to some songs written in languages other than English are translated. Would it be on-topic for me to ask for the translation for the lyrics of a specific song?
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“Identify this song / genre / artist” - on topic?

On one hand, these questions do often have a clear answer, and may be of some interest to people beyond the asker. On the other hand, by their nature, the questions are going to be hard to find in the ...
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tag subscriptions don't work

As of now, there's no way to subscribe to tags - the normal subscribe option fails and the manual subscription page (e.g for jazz) gives a 404. Is that just because the site is too new?
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Requesting automatic embedding of Youtube and Sound Cloud 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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Is the act of listening to music on-topic?

From the original proposal, all of the questions with a score above 10 were about music itself: genres, artists, analysis, and the like (with the exception of How can I determine the lowest quality ...
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Music equipment question on-topic?

I just wondered if questions about musical equipment (as HiFi systems) should be on-topic. E.g. Does the type of music you listen to factor into determining which speakers to buy? The tour says, ...
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Are questions related to a particular type of music on topic here?

Are questions related to a particular type of music on topic here? For Example, I am an Indian music fan. I mostly listen to soundtracks from movies of Bollywood and Tollywood. I might ask or answer ...
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Should we accept listening recommendation questions?

Following up from OK, so what IS allowed here?, what are our opinions on fielding listening recommendation questions? Here are some choices made by sister sites: Science Fiction & Fantasy: No ...
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inb4 The popular “guessing game”

It's not terribly distinct from us: We're in Private Beta, and Open Beta (assuming we make it there) is not very far. Sites like Anime & Manga / Gardening Stack Exchange are all falling into the ...
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OK, so what IS allowed here?

What's the scope of this SE site? Is this for questions about bands? Music genres? Can people ask for lists (on most SE sites, these kinds of questions are discouraged)? In short; what are we ...
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Vote early, vote often

Just to echo the message from other sites that went though beta, voting helps us define the scope of the site and figure out who the experts are. To quote the Vote early, vote often blog post: ...
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Let's name our chat room

Let's get things rolling in making this site our own and name our chat room. Post your suggestions below and be sure to vote on your favorite.

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