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    does anyone know if its possible anywhere on Beatport to find out the key of a song before you buy it? It strikes me that this would be very useful, but i have no idea if that feature exists or not...

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    Now that would be awesome. doubt it tho dude.
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    It might pay off to memorize some of the rules here

    http://www.playpiano.com/Articles/24-majorkeyof.htm

    and just learn to listen to the music and identify them on the fly.
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    haha yeah, i could do that couldn't I, but lets face it, we're lazy and was wondering if Beatport had already done this for us, guess not heh

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    dunno about we, but cheers
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    Hmmm... I'd buy a good tune no matter what key it was in. Else all my tunes would be in A minor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lethal_pizzle View Post
    A minor.
    I've noticed I tend to favor my Am tracks, usually without even realizing which key they're in.

    I wonder why that is?

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    I can see online music outlets moving this way in the future. But for now, we must do it ourselves. Fair enough though. I like not being spoon fed.

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    Its more a time saver than anything, if i'm looking for a song in a particular key, it would be nice to have that info readily avaliable if i have a list of 30 songs to choose from. Yes i am fully capable to go through each individuall track and find the key, but for the sake of saving time, personally i'd rather Beatport have this info on hand.

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    It's because there are more of them than anything else. Minor keys sound more epic and A minor uses the white keys on the keyboard so is the easiest key to produce in.
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