Mr. Potatobadger

Musical Similarities

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I'm a very musical person. I listen to music nonstop..

I frequently notice similar musical ideas and expressions in video game music, and I'm interested in what some other people out there have heard.

I got this idea a few months ago from a video Mr. Lange has on his youtube channel, called running the stardust wheel. I just never got to making a thread.

Without further ado, here is some BGM i can think of that sounds similar off of the top of my head:

The beginning of the DBZ SSW title screen

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Another pair is

 

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Lets see,

and

and 0:19 of this song.

I don't know if the original has that, but I just remembered hearing that in that song when I heard the above song for the first time.

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Wow, I almost hate to do this.

It may be the key of the song, but I don't know what key Chocolate rain is in.

Blue da ba dee is in B flat.

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But wait. There's more.

and

I know that there's a lot of songs that sound similar to serious influence, (such as ELO songs) but this one reminds me of it the most.

I don't know why. I hate this style of music.

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I always thought the canned HEAT thing was intentional for redHOT ride.

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I know, I just thought that since the level was called that in ATS that using parts from Canned Heat in the music was fitting.

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Oh hey, actual posts on this thread!

Now I know people actually come here!

(I hope)

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Yeah, I guess there's a few similarities, but you'll only find them if you're looking for them specifically.

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Absolutely not, but it's been pointed out quite a few times!

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Absolutely not, but it's been pointed out quite a few times!

Kind of funny, actually.

It's almost like you changed a few notes, sounds, and rythyms and slapped 'em together in a different order and called it a day.

Don't take that the wrong way, it's completely original, and Ghosts with Guitars is for sure one of my favorite ats songs. I'd say a solid 3rd place.

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It's almost like you changed a few notes, sounds, and rythyms and slapped 'em together in a different order and called it a day.

It's almost like he made a completely different song or something! :P

Personally I don't really hear it much myself.

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It's almost like he made a completely different song or something! :P

Woah! Whaddya know? :P

Personally I don't really hear it much myself.

Meh, kind of.

Very much

There's a few others, but I don't feel like pointing them out.

You get the idea.

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There is very little there that I'd say the songs are very similar. Especially that first comparison. I can -sort- of (its a bit of a stretch) hear where you are coming from in that second one but it's still different enough I would never draw the comparison even still.

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There is very little there that I'd say the songs are very similar. Especially that first comparison. I can -sort- of (its a bit of a stretch) hear where you are coming from in that second one but it's still different enough I would never draw the comparison even still.

The first one isn't the notes, it's more so the rhythm.

The second one seems pretty accurate to me.

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So i was replaying megaman 10.

and heard this:

1:00 - 6:00 of this song.

And I immediately thought of:

That.

The beginning scene also kinda sounds like it, I'm not really sure why. There's not much of a similarity, but at the same time there is.

I guess it's just a personal thing.

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For the first example in this thread, I'm betting Yamamoto composed the score for Supersonic Warriors, since DBZ and plagarism are kinda his deal.

As for another musical similarity, I always thought the riff from Final Rush kinda sounds like the riff from Paperback Writer, just in a different key.

Final Rush

Paperback Writer

http://youtu.be/taADLPtyDb0?t=4s

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For the first example in this thread, I'm betting Yamamoto composed the score for Supersonic Warriors, since DBZ and plagarism are kinda his deal.

As for another musical similarity, I always thought the riff from Final Rush kinda sounds like the riff from Paperback Writer, just in a different key.

Final Rush

Paperback Writer

http://youtu.be/taADLPtyDb0?t=4s

Very true!

I have actually noticed the same thing, I have just forgotten about it over time.

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Sorry for double post but...

This one is a big one! It's a double!

I decided to play megaman six for fun, and i was hit with a huge nostalgia attack...

Listen to

then pause.

It sounds like a part from this weird Touhou video I saw a long time ago...

it starts at 1:39 but stop at 1:42

Go back to the megaman one, and stop playing it at 0:17.

It sound just like this part of green hill zone!

Now I can go play megaman 6 peacefully

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