{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

34 - Hybrids - • qawwali singer from Pakistan • qawwali...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
34 – Hybrids Digital Age Sampling/mashups Distribution (mp3 format) Portable Media Players Home Studios The Internet Girl Talk, “Bounce That” Musical Hybrids Mixture of two or more musical styles o Cuts across various musical/cultural boundaries o Common throughout American pop music history Increasing with globalization and technological advances o Leads to further market expansion o Variety of “world music” collaborations o Cross-cultural collaborations produce gains+challenges M.I.A. “Paper Planes Mathangi Arulpragasam (b. 1977) o Grew up in London / born in Sri Lanka o British accent o Political background o Went to art school Hybrid: hip hop patchwork, including song by The Clash, kids’ voices, gun shots Lyrics: Surviving modern immigrant life Sampled for “Swagga Like Us” (2008) Example of ways that contemporary music is produced from old music, and then it is used to produce new music Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (1948–1997)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: • qawwali singer from Pakistan • qawwali : Sufi devotional music that includes religious texts and virtuosic improvisation • leading performer, who also introduced new lyrics & modern instruments and also collaborated with foreign musicians • did surprising & controversial things Eddie Vedder (b. 1966) • Lead singer for rock band Pearl Jam • Socially conscious • Figurehead of grunge “The Face of Love” (1996) • South Asian percussion instruments • Harmonium (droning sound, lower right) • Acoustic guitar • Urdu + English vocals • Secular/sacred lyrical mixture considered by some to be sacrilegious • Appropriateness? Gains? Challenges? Radiohead, “Idioteque” (2000) • Guitar-centric rock band turns to hybrid involving technology & avant-garde o spare electronic beats o samples avant-garde 1973 computer music from Paul Lansky o apocalyptic, fragmentary lyrics...
View Full Document

  • Fall '11
  • Garret
  • rock band, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Portable media players, American Pop Music, Nusrat Fateh Ali, various musical/cultural boundaries

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 2

34 - Hybrids - • qawwali singer from Pakistan • qawwali...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon bookmark
Ask a homework question - tutors are online