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Delta blues

The Delta blues is one of the earliest types of blues music. It started in the Mississippi Delta. Guitar and harmonica are usually used to play it.

                                               

Origins of the blues

The origin of the blues. Little is known about the origin of the music known as the blues. No year can be cited as the origin, because the style evolved over a long period. Ethnomusicologist Gerhard Kubik traces the roots of many of its elements ...

                                               

Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues is a popular music genre combining jazz, gospel, and blues influences, first performed by African American artists. It is now performed worldwide by people of many cultures and ethnic groups.

                                               

West Coast blues

The West Coast blues is a type of blues music related to jazz and jump blues, with lots of piano sounds and jazz guitar solos, which originated from Texas blues musicians that moved to California in the 1940s. West Coast blues also uses smooth, h ...

                                               

C-pop

C-pop is short for Chinese popular music. Most of todays C-pop artists are from Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China, as well as from other countries where Mandarin or Cantonese languages are used, such as Singapore and Malaysia. However, Taiwane ...

                                               

5566 (band)

5566 is a Taiwanese boy-band. The name of the band comes from the fact that there were originally five members, who worked in six areas of media and entertainment. These six areas are singing, acting, television hosting, modeling, CMs and dancing ...

                                               

Fahrenheit (band)

Fahrenheit is a Taiwanese boy band. Fahrenheit has been a great success around Asia, particularly in Taiwan, China and Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Japan. The group has four members: Calvin Chen, Jiro Wang, Wu Zun and Aaron Yan. They record ...

                                               

Church music

Church music is music that is intended to be part of Christian worship in churches, chapels, cathedrals or anywhere Christians meet to worship. Church music is sacred music, but not all religious music is church music. Some music may be inspired ...

                                               

Evening Prayer (Anglican)

Evening Prayer, in the Anglican Church, is the traditional service when people come to church to worship in the late afternoon or early evening. In cathedrals in Britain and in some of the old university chapels it is a service that is sung by a ...

                                               

Ordinary (liturgy)

The catholic mass is made of two parts: One that changes during the year, and the other one that does not. The one that does not change is usually called Ordinary. The part that canges is usually called Proper. The Latin names for these are Ordin ...

                                               

Allegro

Allegro is a tempo marking for classical music. It says that the music is to be played moderately fast. At first, it was also used to describe the character of a piece, but since the 18th centrury, it is mainly used for the speed. It is faster th ...

                                               

Pour le piano

Pour le piano is a suite for solo piano by Claude Debussy. Debussy composed it in 1901. Three movements are part of the suite, a prelude, a sarabande and a toccata. Ricardo Viñes first played it at the Salle Erard on 11 January 1902. Maurice Rave ...

                                               

Alternative country

Alternative country is a type of country music. It has singers or bands that sound very different from mainstream or pop country music. "Alternative country" has been used to describe country music bands and artists that have influences such as r ...

                                               

Disco

Disco is a style of music that was most popular from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s, featuring African-American and Latino musicians and audiences, and in private dance parties thrown in the underground gay community of New York. People usually ...

                                               

Electronic music

Electronic music is music which is made with electronic equipment such as synthesizers or computers. Sometimes electronic music artists create special sounds using tape recorders too. After World War II, when tape recorders had been invented and ...

                                               

Chase & Status

Following the success of their last album the band wanted to gain a more global success. After meeting with a long time favourite of theirs, Cloud9, they decided to move in a different direction. Together they agreed that the band should do more ...

                                               

Deep Note

Deep Note is a crescendo used for THX trailers. It was created by James A. Moorer in 1983, who was now an employee of the Lucasfilm Computer Division. The sound is used on trailers for THX-certified movie theatres and video releases. It was first ...

                                               

Its Like That

Its Like That is a song by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey. It was released on April 12, 2005, as the first single from her ninth studio album, The Emancipation of Mimi. It samples "Hollis Groove by Run-D.M.C., "This Is My Night" by Chaka ...

                                               

New wave music

New Wave is a style of rock music that developed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. New wave music was inspired by the punk rock movement. New Wave music is rock music mixed with other types of music, such as punk rock music, funk, disco, beat an ...

                                               

Something Just Like This

Something Just Like This is an electropop song by American DJ duo The Chainsmokers, with British band Coldplay. It was released on February 22, 2017, as the lead single from The Chainsmokers album, Memories…Do Not Open. The song reached the top t ...

                                               

UKF

UKF is a Label Started in 2007 Offering a wide variety of Genres in Techno. Sub-Genres such as Drum & Bass & Dubstep made it a success. most notable artists can be people such as Bare Noize, Macky Gee & Fox Stevenson. UKF TOP TRACKS 8. Camos & Kr ...

                                               

Boeremusiek

Boeremusiek is a kind of South African instrumental folk music. Its was made to go with social dancing at parties and festivals.

                                               

This Land Is Your Land

This Land Is Your Land is one of the best known folk songs in the United States. Its lyrics were written by American folk singer Woody Guthrie in 1940, based on a melody that already existed. Guthries melody was very similar to the melody of "Oh, ...

                                               

Funk

Funk is a type of music from the United States that was developed in the 1960s by African American musicians and singers such as James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone, George Clinton, and The Meters. Funk music emphasizes the rhythm of the music. ...

                                               

Crazy in Love

Crazy in Love is an R&B/funk song written by Beyonce Knowles, producer Rich Harrison, rapper Jay-Z, and Eugene Record. Released as the first single from Beyonces debut album Dangerously in Love in mid 2003, it reached number one in the United ...

                                               

Suga Mama

Suga Mama is an R&B/soul/funk/rock song written by Beyonce Knowles, Rich Harrison, and Makeba, and produced by Knowles and Harrison for Knowles second solo album, BDay. It features a sample of Jake Wade and the Soul Searchers song "Searching ...

                                               

Funk metal

Funk metal is a subgenre of funk rock that fuses elements of heavy metal and funk. Allmusic has claimed that, "Funk metal evolved in the mid-80s when alternative bands like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Faith No More, Infectious Grooves, Mordred and ...

                                               

Funk rock

Funk rock is a music genre that fuses funk and rock elements. Its earliest incarnation was heard in the late 1960s through the mid-1970s by acts such as the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Eric Burdon and War, Trapeze, Parliament-Funkadelic, Betty Davis ...

                                               

Industrial metal

Industrial metal is a heavy metal musical genre that draws from industrial music and many different types of heavy metal, using repeating metal guitar riffs, sampling, synthesizer or sequencer lines, and distorted vocals. Founding industrial meta ...

                                               

Heavy metal music

Heavy metal is a loud, aggressive style of rock music. The bands who play heavy-metal music usually have one or two guitars, a bass guitar and drums. In some bands, electronic keyboards, organs, or other instruments are used. Heavy metal songs ar ...

                                               

Bulworth

Bulworth is a 1998 American political comedy movie. Warren Beatty plays the title character. Halle Berry plays Nina. Don Cheadle plays L.D. Paul Sorvino plays Graham Crockett. Christine Baranski plays Constance Bulworth.

                                               

The Roots

The Roots is an American hip hop band. It was formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. In 2014, The Roots became the house band on NBCs The Tonight Show Starring ...

                                               

Street dance

Street dance is term applied to dances that were invented by the general public in the 1970’s and later in urban cultures. The term itself comes from the fact that the dances were made in urbanised cities. There are no rules to" street dance” as ...

                                               

Jazz

Jazz is a type of music which was invented in the United States. Jazz music combines African-American music with European music. Jazz first became popular in the1910s. Some common jazz instruments include the saxophone, trumpet, guitar, piano, do ...

                                               

Jazz fusion

Jazz fusion is a genre or style of music. Jazz fusion mixes jazz with rock. Some jazz fusion also uses funk, rhythm and blues and world music. Jazz fusion is usually played with instruments, without singing. The songs are often longer than those ...

                                               

Organ trio

An organ trio is a type of jazz band with three musicians. Usually a jazz organ trio consists of a Hammond organ player, a drummer, and either a jazz guitarist or a saxophone player. Organ trios popular in the United States in the 1950s and 1960s ...

                                               

Latin music

Latin music is a form of popular music played by from Latin America. For practical purposes that includes the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Much Latin music is accompanied by song in Spanish. Latin music is a part of world music, which is the study ...

                                               

Aventura

Leny Santos, guitarist, producer/arranger Max Santos, bass guitar Anthony "Romeo" Santos, lead singer and featured composer Henry Santos Jeter, singer and composer

                                               

No Me Queda Mas

No Me Queda Mas is a song by American singer Selena. It was written by Ricky Vela. Vela had fallen in love with Selenas sister, Suzette Quintanilla. He then found out she was married. Vela was angry at this and wrote down his feelings. Selenas br ...

                                               

Señorita (Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello song)

Señorita is a song by Canadian singer Shawn Mendes and Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello. It is from Mendes self-titled third studio album. The song was released on June 21, 2019. It was written by the two artists along with its producers – Ca ...

                                               

Medieval music

Medieval music is music from the Middle Ages. The time we call the Middle Ages is a long period from about 400 AD to 1400 AD. We do not know a great deal about music of this time because it was such a long time ago and music was not often written ...

                                               

Sumer Is Icumen In

Sumer Is Icumen In is a very old English song which can be sung as a round. It is the oldest example of a round that we know of. The composer is unknown. It was written down around the middle of the 13th century by a monk but we do not know wheth ...

                                               

Post-disco

The word "post-disco" refers to late 1970s and early 1980s music and movement of disco music. It has electronic/funk influenced sounds. Post-disco was invented by DJs and music producers in USA and the UK. Post-disco music is similar to disco, ho ...

                                               

Serious (Gwen Stefani song)

Serious is a song by American singer and songwriter Gwen Stefani from her debut solo studio album, Love. Angel. Music. Baby. The track was written by Stefani and her Doubt bandmate, Tony Kanal. Kanal also produced the song with Mark "Spike" Stent ...

                                               

Pop music

Pop music is a type of popular music that many people like to listen to. The term "pop music" can be used for all kinds of music that was written to be popular. The word "pop music" was used from about 1880 onwards, when a type of music called mu ...

                                               

Monterey Pop Festival

The Monterey International Pop Music Festival took place from June 16 to June 18, 1967. Over 200.000 people went, and it is often seen as the beginning of the "rock era", replacing the earlier term "rock and roll". The festival was a cultural ins ...

                                               

Reggae

Reggae is a music genre that began in Jamaica in the late 1960s. Most music from Jamaica comes from the reggae style. The music has regular chops on the back beat off-beat. These are called" skank”, and are played by a rhythm guitarist. The bass ...

                                               

Dogs in Space

Dogs in Space is a 1986 Australian drama movie about Melbournes little band scene in 1978. It was directed by Richard Lowenstein. It starred Michael Hutchence as Sam, a drugged dazed singer of a band named Dogs in Space. The story was from Lowens ...

                                               

Horror punk

Horror punk is a dark style of music mixing gothic and punk rock sounds with morbid imagery. Often, song topics are taken from horror films, horror punk bands create an atmosphere by telling tales through their songs. It is closely related to an ...

                                               

Mudd Club

The Mudd Club was a nightclub in the TriBeCa area of New York City, USA. It was open from 1978 to 1983. It was a place for underground music and counterculture events. It was located at 77 White Street in downtown Manhattan and was opened by Stev ...