Punk Rock - limited in range Other: Lyrics are generally...

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Punk Rock Sound: Louder volumes; basic bands (guitar, bass, drums, vocals) Form: Simple song forms, usually strophic, sometimes with a bridge Harmony: Generally simple chord progressions based on what is practical to play on the guitar; usually chord progressions based on what is practical to play on erally plays a simple ostinato riff that is the harmonic foundation of the songs Time: Tempos are faster; typically in simple duple meter; drums often provide a heavy accent on every beat Melody: The vocals are generally of limited range, sometimes shouted in a monotone; guitar solos are generally avoided, and when used are very simple and
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Unformatted text preview: limited in range Other: Lyrics are generally anti-establishment, violence-oriented, often vulgar; fashion is a part of the image-safety pins, torn clothes, dark colors especially black, and sadomasochistic tendencies of the performers and fans; dances styles are typically violent-the Pogo, slam dancing; performers spit and vomit on fans, and audience responds The Velvet Underground Glitter Glam Rock Alice Cooper David Bowie The Ramones Punk Groups The Sex Pistols The Dead Kennedys The Clash The Police...
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