3.5 mainstream

3.5 mainstream - The continuing fragmentation of rock: Part...

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The continuing fragmentation of rock: Part 1 Mainstream Start in 70’s-80’s breaking into multiple kinds of rock – hard rock broke into a lot Folk rock becomes singer-songwriters… Country rock is also called progressive country… Mainstream trends of the 1970’s and 1980’s New are – - The “jam band” phenomenon - Reggae - New age music The jam band phenomenon (Alternative rock) - Eclectic groups that can also be called alternative - Country, folk, bluegrass, rock, jazz, world music and punk… - Live performance and improvisation a key (like Grateful dead) - Downloading and bootlegging PERMITTED AND ENCOURAGED by bands - Widespread Panic, Disco Bisquits, and many others o Phish From Vermont, started in college campus Grateful dead only had 1 top hit, Phish same way Together for 21 years, split up in 2004 but toured again in 2006 The Story of the Ghost album – “Fikus” “Water in the sky” “ghost” o The Dave Matthews Band Intentionally eclectic He’s the “alternative to alternative music”
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2010 for the course MUSI 10073 taught by Professor Garwell during the Fall '08 term at TCU.

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