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Brief History of Jungle Music

By | 2018-11-17T03:42:10+00:00 November 17th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Jungle is a genre of electronic music derived from breakbeat hardcore that developed in England in the early 1990s as part of UK rave scenes. The style is characterized by fast tempos (150 to 200 bpm), breakbeats, dub reggae basslines, heavily syncopated percussive loops, samples, [...]

What is Pareidolia?

By | 2018-11-05T00:59:01+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon in which the mind responds to a stimulus, usually an image or a sound, by perceiving a familiar pattern where none exists. Common examples are perceived images of animals, faces, or objects in cloud formations, the Man in the Moon, [...]

Trip Hop – A Fusion of Hip-Hop and Electronica

By | 2018-11-03T17:25:01+00:00 November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , |

Trip hop (sometimes used synonymously with "downtempo") is a musical genre that originated in the early 1990s in the United Kingdom, especially Bristol. It has been described as "a fusion of hip-hop and Electronica until neither genre is recognizable," and may incorporate a variety of [...]

A Brief History of Pop Music

By | 2018-10-26T15:59:22+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , |

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and the United Kingdom during the mid-1950s. The terms "popular music" and "pop music" are often used interchangeably, although the former describes all music that is popular [...]

Jazz Music: A Major Form of Musical Expression

By | 2018-09-16T14:36:33+00:00 September 16th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Jazz music is seen by many as "America's classical music". Since the 1920s [...]

Top 13 Quotes by Joan Baez

By | 2018-09-09T13:21:16+00:00 September 9th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Joan Baez is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice. Joan Baez has performed publicly for over 60 years, releasing over 30 albums. Fluent in Spanish and English, she has also recorded songs [...]

7 Interesting Facts About the Life of Beethoven

By | 2018-09-05T18:21:20+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Music|Tags: , , , |

Beethoven might be considered one of the greatest composers of all time, but it’s surprising how little many people actually know about him. This musical master managed to achieve some remarkable things in his life – including composing his most complex and highly regarded symphony, [...]