4.5 Alternative

4.5 Alternative - Alternativestyles AlternativeRock 16:59

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Alternative styles 16:59 Alternative Rock  (the problem of definition)… rock music and all other music is an alternative to  something else, alternative rock is a definition for all of rock pretty much Corporate world v. Artistic world… In 80’s and 90’s music became a huge business – idea is to make money Becoming rich and making $ was not interest of all people, this were artistic  approach o “Alternative” approach can be considered a state of mind o Interest in creating some kind of art – ALTERNATIVE ROCK o 9 diff. categories of alternative rock, 4 relate to punk Glitter or Glam Rock  1 st  alternative style of rock – early 70’s Slade  – “ cum on feel the noize ”  Musical characteristics  No riffs Driving hard rock rhythms Vocal quality covers huge range – from Janis Joplin to Robert Plant Beyond I, IV, V… but not much Guitar is central instrument, but not always with the power trio
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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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4.5 Alternative - Alternativestyles AlternativeRock 16:59

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