Punk Rock

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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