COMM 142- Live Music Review March 23, 2012 Although established a century ago, collegiate a cappella music has grown exponentially in popularity over the past decade. Competitive television shows like The Voice and American Idol have began to include arti
Comm 142- Blog Entry 1 Coldplay, an award-winning alternative rock band from London, England, is one of the most well-known international music groups today. The band is comprised of Chris Martin, the lead singer, Guy Berryman, the bass guitarist, Jonny B
Comm 142 Popular Music Unit 2
Music used to be controlled by the radio, or major tv outlets.
o One was told what was good.
To buy music, you bought the whole album.
Big four record company
1. Universal (UMG)
1. WMG (Wa
Comm 142 Popular Music
Three types of music: folk (popular), classical, and pop.
o Part of the dilemma is the debate of authenticity.
o Music is recycled so much.
Famous sociological theory: no one is really original. 99% of what is i
COMM 142- Midterm 3-1-12 Taylor Swift, a 22-year-old country music star, emerged onto the music scene in 2006. Her first single, "Tim McGraw," immediately soared to the top of the Billboard charts and was soon picked up by what seemed like every radio sta
COMM 142- Final Exam 4-30-12 1. AESTHETICS: Michael Jackson's wardrobe, dance, vocal, poetic, and performative choices all point to a style I like to call "Influential." Michael's primary goal in life was to influence others through his music and aestheti
COMM 142- Critical Record Review Feb. 13, 2012 The Avett Brothers, a folk-rock band from Concord, North Carolina, started out as a laidback family that just wanted to make music. Now, whenever their name is mentioned, almost anyone knows who is being spok
COMM 142- Blog Entry 5 April 6, 2012
I first began singing in my middle school chorus in sixth grade. Once I got to high school, I was deemed a soprano II, which is one of the voice parts that has a lot of harmonies. I was a little uneasy about my part at
COMM 142- Blog Entry 4 3-30-12 One type of musical phenomenon that has been rising up for a long time and has always interested me is the barbershop quartet scene in the South. Being from a small, southern town in North Carolina, I have experienced these
COMM 142- Blog Entry 3 Rap is one of the most popular music genres today. Its realistic lyrics, thumping beats, and trueness to its origins are what make this type of music so beloved. Most people associate rap with young people from the ghetto or project
Blog Assignment 2 A couple summers ago, I went to see one of my favorite artists, John Mayer in concert. The outdoor arena was the perfect venue to host Mayer's sultry, bluesy performance. I expected him to play the songs straight off of his new CD, but t
Comm 142 Popular Music Unit 3
Lower middle Class
a. Liverpool was a shipping port, so the Axis Powers bombarded this city
b. Liverpool was a place where things, and humor was very regional