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  • adjective music Not melodic

Etymologies

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a- +‎ melodic

Examples

  • This was the amelodic playing of some infinitely strange musical instrument … part muffled bagpipe, part horn hoot, part oboe, part flute, part human chant.

    The Terror

  • Meanwhile Lil Wayne turned the hiccuping, amelodic "A Milli" into the biggest hip-hop song in the world, in between oddball stunts like quoting Green Day through Auto-Tune on a dark mix-tape track and abandoning his mike during an in-studio BET rendition of "Lollipop" to play a screeching guitar solo.

    Chicago Reader

  • Time To Die: a very punk driven drum beat starts off this very amelodic song that may sound like a mishmash of notes, still manages to keep musical cleanness with a very catchy and fast paced solo.

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  • However, a little reprieve of the amelodic sounding riffs comes in the form of a shifting transition of vocals before the solo which not may not be melodic but sort of has the effect of sounding melodic ..

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  • However, a little reprieve of the amelodic sounding riffs comes in the form of a shifting transition of vocals before the solo which not may not be melodic but sort of has the effect of sounding melodic ..

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  • Silent But Deadly: a Master of Puppets-era speed song that has a very heavy hand into amelodic harmonies and what I thought of as 'convulsive' riffs.

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  • Silent But Deadly: a Master of Puppets-era speed song that has a very heavy hand into amelodic harmonies and what I thought of as 'convulsive' riffs.

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  • Time To Die: a very punk driven drum beat starts off this very amelodic song that may sound like a mishmash of notes, still manages to keep musical cleanness with a very catchy and fast paced solo.

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  • Okay, that is not entirely fair; other songs she accompanies her voice with an instrument to pretend what she is doing is singing, but the result is more of a speak-singing that is amelodic and droning as opposed to actually musical.

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  • Okay, that is not entirely fair; other songs she accompanies her voice with an instrument to pretend what she is doing is singing, but the result is more of a speak-singing that is amelodic and droning as opposed to actually musical.

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