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''For more detailed info on a particular sample, see the individual song pages.''
 
''For more detailed info on a particular sample, see the individual song pages.''
  
== [[A Few Old Tunes|A Few Old Tunes (1996)]] ==
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== A Few Old Tunes==
  
 
* A tinny, cyclic sound that is possibly part of a drum loop ([[Spectrum]])
 
* A tinny, cyclic sound that is possibly part of a drum loop ([[Spectrum]])
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* A man and a woman breathing heavily, with 1970's music in the background ([[P:C:]])
 
* A man and a woman breathing heavily, with 1970's music in the background ([[P:C:]])
 
* Most vocals from [[ Trapped|Trapped]] by Colonel Abrams ([[Trapped|Trapped]])
 
* Most vocals from [[ Trapped|Trapped]] by Colonel Abrams ([[Trapped|Trapped]])
* A commercial for Dirt Devil (a brand of portable vacuum cleaner). Voice over is spoken by a mature-sounding English man: "It's almost like having an upright in the palm of your hand. The Devil is lightweight (Devil), powerful (Devil), has a wide opening (Devil) with a revolving brush... get a Devil." ([[Devil]], [[Peace-Tony-Devil]])
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* A commercial for Dirt Devil (a brand of portable vacuum cleaner). Voice over is spoken by a mature-sounding English man: "It's almost like having an upright in the palm of your hand. The Devil is lightweight (Devil), powerful (Devil), has a wide opening (Devil) with a revolving brush...Get a Devil." ([[Devil]], [[Peace-Tony-Devil]])
 
* Dialogue, applause, and music from an episode of the British television game show ''Blockbusters'', spliced for surreal effect  ([[Blockbusters]])
 
* Dialogue, applause, and music from an episode of the British television game show ''Blockbusters'', spliced for surreal effect  ([[Blockbusters]])
 
* The chorus of "Celebration" by Kool & The Gang ([[The Way You Show]])
 
* The chorus of "Celebration" by Kool & The Gang ([[The Way You Show]])
 
* A [[Sesame Street]] vignette in which a child sounds out the phrase "I love you" while attempting to write it out; at the end, the child giggles, and two metallic-sounding high notes are heard ([[The Color of the Fire|I Love U]])
 
* A [[Sesame Street]] vignette in which a child sounds out the phrase "I love you" while attempting to write it out; at the end, the child giggles, and two metallic-sounding high notes are heard ([[The Color of the Fire|I Love U]])
 
* A drum fill from "Strawberry Fields Forever" by The Beatles ([[Sequoia]])
 
* A drum fill from "Strawberry Fields Forever" by The Beatles ([[Sequoia]])
* A basic (snare-)kick-kick-snare drum pattern ([[5.9.78]])
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* A basic (snare-)kick-kick-snare drum pattern ([[5:9:78]])
 
* A vocoded voice, gradually slowing down, saying "... and so you could become very sensitive to everything, you start walking through the studio, you go: 'ah yes, it's going to be a good day, I can feel -'" ([[Nova Scotia Robots]])
 
* A vocoded voice, gradually slowing down, saying "... and so you could become very sensitive to everything, you start walking through the studio, you go: 'ah yes, it's going to be a good day, I can feel -'" ([[Nova Scotia Robots]])
  
== [[Old Tunes Vol. 2|Old Tunes Vol. 2 (1996)]] ==
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* The jingle at the end of [[Iraq Says]] is taken from a [[Sesame Street]] clip: "[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QimBkBFspbY&feature=youtu.be&t=2m31 Wanda The Word Fairy Visits Sesame Street]". <ref>http://www.twoism.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=13628</ref><ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QimBkBFspbY&feature=youtu.be&t=2m31s</ref>
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== Old Tunes Vol. 2 ==
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* From "Flashback" by Imagination: "We're startin' up, now we're on our way" ([[We've Started Up]])
 
* From "Flashback" by Imagination: "We're startin' up, now we're on our way" ([[We've Started Up]])
 
* "He's a dream" from the song of the same name by Shandi ([[We've Started Up]])
 
* "He's a dream" from the song of the same name by Shandi ([[We've Started Up]])
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* A "skipping" drum loop ([[Orange Hexagon Sun]], [[Turquoise Hexagon Sun]])
 
* A "skipping" drum loop ([[Orange Hexagon Sun]], [[Turquoise Hexagon Sun]])
  
== [[Hi Scores (release)|Hi Scores (1996)]] ==
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== Music Has The Right To Children ==
 
 
* The beginning of the song "Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life" by Indeep ([[Nlogax]])
 
* Part of the song "Timeless" by John Abercrombie ([[Everything You Do Is A Balloon]])
 
 
 
== [[Music Has The Right To Children|Music Has The Right To Children (1998)]] ==
 
  
 
* A speech sample from the documentary "On the Tracks of the Wild Otter (1983)" narrated by Hugh Miles. ([[An Eagle in Your Mind]])
 
* A speech sample from the documentary "On the Tracks of the Wild Otter (1983)" narrated by Hugh Miles. ([[An Eagle in Your Mind]])
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* A sequence of numbers read by a professional-sounding woman's voice (All versions of [[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius]], though the number sequence varies)
 
* A sequence of numbers read by a professional-sounding woman's voice (All versions of [[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius]], though the number sequence varies)
 
* The same voice that recites the number sequence saying "Orange" (All versions of [[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius]])
 
* The same voice that recites the number sequence saying "Orange" (All versions of [[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius]])
* A chorused male voice singing "I'm listening" ([[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius (Verison 3)]]) sampled from [https://youtu.be/E3x_M7TFtuo?t=55 Blue Aquarius - At The Feet Of The Master]
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* A chorused male voice singing "I'm listening" ([[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius (Verison 3)]])
 
* A synthesized male voice saying "sixtyten new aquarius" ([[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius (Verison 3)]])
 
* A synthesized male voice saying "sixtyten new aquarius" ([[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius (Verison 3)]])
 
* A girl saying "We'll sail to the stars." From a [[Sesame Street]] segment (All versions of [[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius]])
 
* A girl saying "We'll sail to the stars." From a [[Sesame Street]] segment (All versions of [[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius]])
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* A reversed interview with with Jeff Lynne of the Electric Light Orchestra on the subject of ELO's supposed use of backmasked vocals and the resulting controversy ([[Happy Cycling]])
 
* A reversed interview with with Jeff Lynne of the Electric Light Orchestra on the subject of ELO's supposed use of backmasked vocals and the resulting controversy ([[Happy Cycling]])
 
* Seagulls and a sound like a man singing, rather faint and tinny ([[Happy Cycling]])
 
* Seagulls and a sound like a man singing, rather faint and tinny ([[Happy Cycling]])
* The bird calls are sampled from Vangelis - La Fête sauvage. Sample starts at 2:43. <ref>{{#widget:YouTube|id=e8eeCRVVjWc}}
 
</ref><ref>http://www.twoism.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=13680</ref>
 
* A female voice (possibly sped up) saying either "hop skip" or "popsicle" ([[Happy Cycling]])
 
  
== [[In a Beautiful Place out in the Country (release)|In a Beautiful Place out in the Country (2000)]] ==
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== In A Beautiful Place Out In The Country ==
  
 
* A slide projector switching to the next slide ([[Kid For Today]])
 
* A slide projector switching to the next slide ([[Kid For Today]])
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* The phrase "Come out and live with a religious community in a beautiful place out in the country", processed through a vocoder and probably slowed down ([[In a Beautiful Place out in the Country (song)|In a Beautiful Place out in the Country]])
 
* The phrase "Come out and live with a religious community in a beautiful place out in the country", processed through a vocoder and probably slowed down ([[In a Beautiful Place out in the Country (song)|In a Beautiful Place out in the Country]])
  
== [[Geogaddi|Geogaddi (2002)]] ==
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== Geogaddi ==
  
 
* A man or low-voiced woman slowly saying "the past inside the present" ([[Music Is Math]])
 
* A man or low-voiced woman slowly saying "the past inside the present" ([[Music Is Math]])
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* A child saying "A beautiful place", from a [[Sesame Street]] segment ([[Sunshine Recorder]])
 
* A child saying "A beautiful place", from a [[Sesame Street]] segment ([[Sunshine Recorder]])
 
* A vocoded voice saying "an eagle in your mind" ([[Sunshine Recorder]])
 
* A vocoded voice saying "an eagle in your mind" ([[Sunshine Recorder]])
* The "I feel proud" speech from [[Sesame Street]] ["Bye"'s only] [[Sunshine Recorder]]
 
 
* Dialogue between a man and a woman sampled from the 1972 film ''Season of the Witch'' ([[Julie And Candy]])
 
* Dialogue between a man and a woman sampled from the 1972 film ''Season of the Witch'' ([[Julie And Candy]])
 
* The flute solo at the end of "When the Music Starts to Play" by The Incredible String Band, heard in reverse and at a lower speed ([[The Smallest Weird Number]])
 
* The flute solo at the end of "When the Music Starts to Play" by The Incredible String Band, heard in reverse and at a lower speed ([[The Smallest Weird Number]])
* Track 10 from side B of ([[Random 35 Tracks Tape]]), reversed ([[The Smallest Weird Number]])
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* Track 10 from side B of ([[Old Tunes Vol. 1]]), reversed ([[The Smallest Weird Number]])
 
* An interview with Amo Bishop Roeden featuring the line "Although not a follower of David Koresh, she's a devoted Branch Davidian" ([[1969]] (with "David Koresh" reversed); Same words occur in BoC remix of [[Slag Boom Van Loon - Poppy Seed|Poppy Seed]] by Slag Boom Van Loon
 
* An interview with Amo Bishop Roeden featuring the line "Although not a follower of David Koresh, she's a devoted Branch Davidian" ([[1969]] (with "David Koresh" reversed); Same words occur in BoC remix of [[Slag Boom Van Loon - Poppy Seed|Poppy Seed]] by Slag Boom Van Loon
 
* A vocoded voice, similar to the one heard counting in [[Aquarius]], saying "1969 in the sunshine" ([[1969]])
 
* A vocoded voice, similar to the one heard counting in [[Aquarius]], saying "1969 in the sunshine" ([[1969]])
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* From the song "Teddy Bear's Picnic": "If you go down to the woods today, you'd better not go alone!" (reversed) ([[A Is To B As B Is To C]])
 
* From the song "Teddy Bear's Picnic": "If you go down to the woods today, you'd better not go alone!" (reversed) ([[A Is To B As B Is To C]])
 
* A reversed excerpt of an interview with Tommy Silverstein on the A&E investigative report ''Behind Bars: Supermax'' ([[A Is To B As B Is To C]])
 
* A reversed excerpt of an interview with Tommy Silverstein on the A&E investigative report ''Behind Bars: Supermax'' ([[A Is To B As B Is To C]])
* "So, those prophecies you've been describing" ... "and now to business [matters?]..." (reversed) ([[A Is To B As B Is To C]])
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* "so, those prophecies you've been describing" ... "and now to business [matters?]..." (reversed) ([[A Is To B As B Is To C]])
* A distorted voice repeating "It must be a musical computer!" sampled from [https://youtu.be/lYJrM9epx-0?t=110 Make a Joyful Noise!: introducing Colby!] ([[A Is To B As B Is To C]])  
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* A voice repeating "it must be a [message] ... look up there!" ([[A Is To B As B Is To C]])
 
* An English woman possibly saying "round the, round the, round the cauldron" and/or "but you may be dead ... you may be dead", which heavy echo applied ([[Dawn Chorus]])
 
* An English woman possibly saying "round the, round the, round the cauldron" and/or "but you may be dead ... you may be dead", which heavy echo applied ([[Dawn Chorus]])
 
* A child wailing semi-melodically ([[Dawn Chorus]])
 
* A child wailing semi-melodically ([[Dawn Chorus]])
* The child's voice saying bye in [[Dawn Chorus]] is taken from [[Sesame Street]]'s [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZyRR-18EVU Many Different Me's] clip. <ref>http://www.twoism.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=13635&p=267175</ref> Audio snippet: https://puu.sh/tEazO/45f679f08a.mp3
 
 
* The sound of velcro pieces being separated, the tightening of a rope, or the compression of two rubber surfaces such as rubber gloves. (not confirmed) ([[You Could Feel the Sky]])
 
* The sound of velcro pieces being separated, the tightening of a rope, or the compression of two rubber surfaces such as rubber gloves. (not confirmed) ([[You Could Feel the Sky]])
 
* A grunting noise resembling the sound of a taut tope being pulled across the hull of a wooden ship ([[You Could Feel the Sky]])
 
* A grunting noise resembling the sound of a taut tope being pulled across the hull of a wooden ship ([[You Could Feel the Sky]])
* A man saying "A god with horns" and/or "A god with hooves", played in reverse ([[You Could Feel the Sky]])
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* "A god with horns" or "A god with hooves" ([[You Could Feel the Sky]])
 
* Whispered: "take my hand" ([[You Could Feel the Sky]], also in [[Seven Forty Seven]])
 
* Whispered: "take my hand" ([[You Could Feel the Sky]], also in [[Seven Forty Seven]])
 
* Various young speakers discussing the nature of God, sampled from an album entitled "Family of God" ([[From One Source All Things Depend]])
 
* Various young speakers discussing the nature of God, sampled from an album entitled "Family of God" ([[From One Source All Things Depend]])
  
== [[The Campfire Headphase|The Campfire Headphase (2005)]] ==
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== The Campfire Headphase ==
  
 
* From an early 1970's anti-drug social hygiene film, a woman speaking and laughing ([[Chromakey Dreamcoat]])
 
* From an early 1970's anti-drug social hygiene film, a woman speaking and laughing ([[Chromakey Dreamcoat]])
* Slowed down voice on the right channel repeating "peanut butter. It's doggone good!" from a [https://youtu.be/Wty8UYT6PGw?t=7 Reese's Peanut Butter Cup commercial] ([[Chromakey Dreamcoat]])
 
 
* Various voices including a baby crying ([[Peacock Tail]])
 
* Various voices including a baby crying ([[Peacock Tail]])
* A choir sample from [https://youtu.be/TTmR4e-ssdA?t=223 The Manhattan Transfer - Foreign Affair] ([[A Moment of Clarity]])
 
 
* Various garbled voices that seem as though they may have been recorded in a highly reverberant public space on a handheld recorder ([[Sherbet Head]])
 
* Various garbled voices that seem as though they may have been recorded in a highly reverberant public space on a handheld recorder ([[Sherbet Head]])
 
* An underlying drone sound that bears a strong resemblance to the drone heard in the cabin of an airliner during travel ([[Hey Saturday Sun]])
 
* An underlying drone sound that bears a strong resemblance to the drone heard in the cabin of an airliner during travel ([[Hey Saturday Sun]])
 
* Shortwave radio noise, including morse, teletype, and various data signals, one which seems to be a Harris RF-5710 radio modem ([[Slow This Bird Down]])
 
* Shortwave radio noise, including morse, teletype, and various data signals, one which seems to be a Harris RF-5710 radio modem ([[Slow This Bird Down]])
  
== [[Tomorrow's Harvest|Tomorrow's Harvest (2013)]] ==
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== Tomorrow's Harvest ==
  
 
* The words "Does anybody copy me?" followed by "Roger" ([[Gemini]])
 
* The words "Does anybody copy me?" followed by "Roger" ([[Gemini]])
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* The word "eleven" from the 1970s WTCN-TV jingle ([[Palace Posy]])
 
* The word "eleven" from the 1970s WTCN-TV jingle ([[Palace Posy]])
 
* Slowed down and distorted sample of a video about purported FEMA Concentration Camps ([[Split Your Infinities]])
 
* Slowed down and distorted sample of a video about purported FEMA Concentration Camps ([[Split Your Infinities]])
* A distorted voice reciting about or talking to Jesus ([[Nothing Is Real]])  
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* A distorted voice reciting about or talking to Jesus ([[Nothing Is Real]])
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== Unsorted ==
 
== Unsorted ==
* A child saying "Yeah!", reversed ("[[Roygbiv]]", "[[Roygbiv#Alpha_Quest_Mix|ROYGBIV (Alpha Quest Mix)]]")
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* Two men and a woman, talking about a development plan for the Niagara River; woman might be from a different source ("[[Niagara]]")
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* A child saying "Yeah!", reversed ([[Roygbiv]], [[Roygbiv#Alpha_Quest_Mix|ROYGBIV (Alpha Quest Mix)]])
* A monologue, taken from a pornographic film, in which a young woman tells of her first sexual experience ("[[Sixtyniner]]", "[[Sir Prancelot Brainfire]]")
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* A flute played in a Native American style at high pitch ("[[Red Moss]]")
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* Two men and a woman, talking about a development plan for the Niagara River; woman might be from a different source ([[Niagara]])
* An episode of Bob Vila's ''Home Again'', with dialogue heavily spliced ("[[Concourse]]")
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* A monologue, taken from a pornographic film, in which a young man tells of his first sexual experience ([[Sixtyniner]], [[Sir Prancelot Brainfire]])
* Exuberant conversation between several young adults suspected (but not confirmed) to be members of the [[Hexagon Sun|Hexagon Sun collective]] ("[[Turquoise Hexagon Sun]]")
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* A flute played in a Native American style at high pitch ([[Red Moss]])
* A woman's voice, sampled from the conclusion of a 1982 porn film entitled ''A Brief Affair'' ("[[One Very Important Thought]]" on ''[[BOC Maxima]]'')
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* An episode of Bob Vila's ''Home Again'', with dialogue heavily spliced ([[Concourse]])
* A tinny, cyclic sound that is possibly part of a drum loop ("[[Spectrum]]", "[[Twoism]]")
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* A sample from Indeep's 1983 hit "Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life" ([[Nlogax]])
* A [[Sesame Street]] vignette in which a child sounds out the phrase "I love you" while attempting to write it out; at the end, the child giggles, and two metallic-sounding high notes are heard ("[[The Color of the Fire]]", "[[The Color of the Fire|I Love U]]", "[[Korona]]", "[[Niagara]]" (giggle/high notes only))
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* Exuberant conversation between several young adults suspected (but not confirmed) to be members of the Hexagon Sun collective ([[Turquoise Hexagon Sun]])
* A drum fill from "Strawberry Fields Forever" by The Beatles ("[[Kid For Today]]", "[[Sequoia]]")
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* The "I feel proud" speech <ref><flashmp3>Different-mes-orig.mp3</flashmp3></ref> from [[Sesame Street]] ([[Whitewater]] [pitch-shifted and words rearranged], [[Sixtyten]] [reversed; beginning only], [[Sunshine Recorder]] ["Bye"'s only])
* A basic (snare-)kick-kick-snare drum pattern ("[[Oirectine]]", "[[5.9.78]]") (may just be similar-sounding different samples)
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* A woman's voice, sampled from the conclusion of a 1982 porn film entitled ''A Brief Affair'' ([[One Very Important Thought]] on [[BOC Maxima]])
* A choir-like melodic/harmonic loop ("[[R35TT A06]]", "[[Seven Forty Seven]]")
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* A tinny, cyclic sound that is possibly part of a drum loop ([[Spectrum]], [[Twoism]])
* A drum loop with a wah effect applied ("[[R35TT A08]]", "[[June 9th]]")
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* A choir-like melody ("[[R35TT A12]]", "[[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius (Version 3)]]")
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* A loop of bongos being played rapidly ("[[Oirectine]]", "[[Mira Calix - Sandsings]]")  
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* A drum loop with a distinctive electronic closed hi-hat ("[[Iced Cooly]]", "[[Seeya Later]]", "[[Smokes Quantity]]")
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* A commercial for Dirt Devil (a brand of portable vacuum cleaner). Voice over is spoken by a mature-sounding English man: "It's almost like having an upright in the palm of your hand. The Devil is lightweight (Devil), powerful (Devil), has a wide opening (Devil) with a revolving brush...Get a Devil." ([[Devil]], [[Peace-Tony-Devil]])
* A Christian Science Monitor news segment about laws pertaining to immigrants in the USA, reversed ("[[Michael Fakesch - Surfaise : The Trade Winds Mix By Boards Of Canada]]")
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* A woman with a southern American accent apparently pulling up to a drive-through fast food ordering microphone and asking "Yes, what comes with, uh, chicken fingers?"  ("[[Dave (I'm A Real Traditionalist)]]", "[[R35TT A06]]")
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* Looped reversed sample of "[https://youtu.be/yxC-utQG1GE?t=77 Bless the Lord]" from "[http://www.discogs.com/Various-Make-A-Joyful-Noise-Introducing-Colby/release/4952806  Make A Joyful Noise: Introducing Colby]" ([[Warp10-06]])
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* A [[Sesame Street]] vignette in which a child sounds out the phrase "I love you" while attempting to write it out; at the end, the child giggles, and two metallic-sounding high notes are heard ([[The Color of the Fire]], [[The Color of the Fire|I Love U]], [[Korona]], [[Niagara]] (giggle/high notes only))
* A woman saying "One, two, three and four" in an American/Canadian accent, possibly from a vintage children's educational tape or retro domestic appliance advert ([[Warp10-07]])
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* A drum fill from "Strawberry Fields Forever" by The Beatles ([[Kid For Today]], [[Sequoia]])
* A vocoded voice repeating throughout, possibly saying "Marcus singing", "Funky singing", "Love is in me", or "Focus in me" ([[Warp10-07]])
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* A basic (snare-)kick-kick-snare drum pattern ([[Oirectine]], [[5:9:78]]) (may just be similar-sounding different samples)
* Another vocoded voice which repeats throughout, possibly saying "The one move it" in a Scottish accent, or "The one and only" ([[Warp10-07]])
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* A choir-like melodic/harmonic loop ([[Audiotrack 06|Old Tunes Vol. 1: Side A Audiotrack 6]], [[Seven Forty Seven]])
* A sample of children laughing similar to [[In a Beautiful Place out in the Country (song)|In a Beautiful Place out in the Country]] drenched in reverb ([[Warp10-07]])
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* A drum loop with a wah effect applied ([[Audiotrack 08|Old Tunes Vol. 1: Side A Audiotrack 8]], [[June 9th]])
* A child saying "Louder!" ([[ATP-07]])
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* A choir-like melody ([[Audiotrack 12|Old Tunes Vol. 1: Side A Audiotrack 12]], [[Aquarius (song)|Aquarius (Version 3)]])
* A vocoded female voice possibly saying "Electric Star" ([[ATP-07]])
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* "See the rainbow" ([[ATP-07]])
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* A loop of bongos being played rapidly ([[Oirectine]], [[Mira Calix - Sandsings]])  
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* A drum loop with a distinctive electronic closed hi-hat ([[Iced Cooly]], [[Seeya Later]], [[Smokes Quantity]])
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* A Christian Science Monitor news segment about laws pertaining to immigrants in the USA, reversed ([[Michael Fakesch - Surfaise : The Trade Winds Mix By Boards Of Canada]])
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* A woman with a southern American accent apparently pulling up to a drive-through fast food ordering microphone and asking "Yes, what comes with, uh, chicken fingers?"  ([[Dave (I'm A Real Traditionalist)]], [[Audiotrack 06|Old Tunes Vol. 1: Side A Audiotrack 6]])
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