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The Album This Song By Halsey

- Vivid Emotion “Colors,” a song written and performed by Halsey, is a metaphorical piece about the struggles of a relationship. Badlands, the album this song is featured on, was released in February of 2016 and has been presented at the MTV music awards. “Colors” is a favorite among the fans and one of the many reasons Halsey has sold out shows on her tour. In this electropop song, she relates her relationship to colors, which symbolize the emotions and feelings felt throughout the course of a real relationship she was in....   [tags: Meaning of life, Emotion, Semantics, Logic]

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The Garden Of Eden Album

- The Garden of Eden album is composed of six stories and poems, all about the Genesis story about Adam and Eve in the garden. Each story and poem have different writers and poets, telling their own rendition of the story of Adam and Eve. Each writer has their own ideas of what may have happened in the garden some may be true and some may be false, but there is great deal of uncertainty within the Genesis story.A common theme among the Garden of Eden album is the lack of information and how the reader has to create their own meaning from the lack of information....   [tags: Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve, Book of Genesis]

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Album Reviews

- Album Reviews There is a time to be concise and a juncture to be descriptive. Technology allows downloads to be purchased track by track or the whole album if the user wishes. Music is a physical reaction and in turn whatever one experiences in their gut can be felt by a listener who the composer never meets. When you listen to new music with previously unheard titled tracks from your preferred artist you naturally want to hope for the best. Regrettably, even your favorite bands can sell out posing for cameras that will launch them onto a magazine cover instead of covering the content which previously propelled the ensemble to the top of the charts....   [tags: Music Review]

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Album Analysis: Crash

- Dave Matthews Band’s album Crash was their second major-label release and debatably one of their most popular albums, as well. The band is made up of multiple brilliant musicians consists of the violinist Boyd Tinsley, carter Beauford the drummer, Dave Matthews the main singer, as well as, guitarist, bassist Stefan Lessard, and finally Leroi Moore playing the saxophone (Dmb Tour Members). Dave Matthews Band was started in early 1991 and has only grown bigger and better throughout the years making them a statement band in our society....   [tags: Music Analysis ]

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Review of the Band Periphery and Their Album Clear

- ... The concept behind Clear was quite a daring one, but Periphery pulls through with an amazing album because each track has its unique identity, while the record still flows well as a whole. If I had to pick one adjective to describe Clear, I would probably pick “fun.” Clear is an extremely fun album to listen to, as the different vocals styles and epic instrumentals make it very dynamic. The mood shifts quite fast and dramatically at times, but this album is still coherent as a whole. “Overture”, “Zero”, and “Extraneous” are the instrumentals, and they are all phenomenal, giving off a progressive/djent feel that fans of this genre love, while still able to show off their technicality....   [tags: metal, tracks, lyrics]

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Analysis of album art of the 20th Century

- Music has always had a strong influence on people everywhere in the world and nothing points to this ever changing. There is an enormous amount of genres and sub genres, new hits and old classics, songs and compositions for everyone and this number is forever increasing. It is virtually impossible to listen to all songs ever written and hardly anyone would try to attempt that, yet each band and singer would want to have their music noticed. This is why album art is an essential part of any music CD, an eye catcher that can make a consumer purchase a piece of music that they might not even like....   [tags: art]

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Proposal for Album Cover Business Plan

- My business plan is to draw, paint, take photos and design artwork for musician’s album covers. My main target audience is musicians that are starting out in the music industry and need ideas or musicians that need a design for a new logo or album cover. There are bands and many solo artists the create music daily so the chance of running low on customers should be rare. Due to the public, music is more about marketing the artwork and becoming more important as it the first thing the customer will see....   [tags: music, advertisment, customers]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' White Album 2 '

- Although White Album 2 has a decent amount of side characters, the majority of its plot points and scenes involve the three main characters: Haruki, Kazusa, and Setsuna. Haruki Kitahara is the main protagonist. He 's very direct as far as what his intentions and thoughts are, never tarrying when it comes to the various articulations that he emits. He is also very decisive when it comes to his views and ideals. He makes sure everyone else knows exactly why he did or said something, if they should dare to question his logic....   [tags: Character, Protagonist, Drama]

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La Dispute 's Album Wildlife

- La Dispute’s album Wildlife, released October of 2011, is an album that will immediately give you those, ‘late night feelings’ where you question your existence, the meaning of life, and make you nostalgic and melancholy over things that happened to you years ago. The album should practically come with a warning label. La Dispute is a band that puts real emotion and meaning back into music. They use every part of their music to create a feeling rather than have it all be separate that just come together to sound good....   [tags: Feeling, Emotion, Song, Murder]

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Review of A Day to Remember's Album Common Courtesy

- A Day to Remember- Common Courtesy Review After several lawsuits with Victory Records, A Day to Remember has finally released their fifth album, entitled Common Courtesy on October 8. This pop punk/post-hardcore band from Ocala, Florida has gained much popularity over the years because they have been able to blend metalcore elements with catchy pop punk melodies to make the songs supposedly sound more interesting and “hardcore”. Prior to Common Courtesy, the only ADTR album I have listened to was Homesick, and I thought that it was a decent album and somewhat enjoyable, although saturated with mundane breakdowns and cheesy lyrics....   [tags: pop punk, generic, lyrics]

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The Thrilling Fifth Album from the Arctic Monkeys

- ... They won’t look back at this album and say that it was their career’s highest point, (as we can expect far more albums just like this, or even better), but they will look back to the moment when they will be no longer defined by their genre. No longer known as an indie band, nor a rock band, but they will be known as artists. The focus on falsetto, the sexual jolt and the feather light touch seem to be all developments of their new album ‘AM’. Alex Turner’s exposure that he’s continuously on the edge during ‘’Do I wanna know?’’ is definitely enough on its own to warrant a parental advisory label....   [tags: popular rock bands]

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Album: Marshall Mathers LP 2, by Eminem

- On November 5th, 2013 Eminem released his 8th and final studio album titled Marshall Mathers LP 2. This album has been highly influential since its release and will continue to be discussed for years to come. Eminem is regarded as one of the best rappers ever and he redefined the genre as one of the first white rappers to be successful. Because of his success, Eminem’s final album is bound to be studied and listened to for decades. The reasons for this stem from the artist himself, the album art and title, and the album’s unique style and lyrics....   [tags: Eminem Bibliography, Rap]

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The Success of Bon Jovi's Album "Slippery When Wet"

- ... The song is an endless loop that fades out at the end. This song was written by Richie Sambora, Jon Bon Jovi, and Desmond Child. This song became one of three big hits from this record. Third on the album is “Livin’ On A Prayer”. The song starts with the keyboard guitar and drums, and then there is talking that introduces the story being told. It highlights the struggles that are happening for people. There are some great guitar riffs and distortion. It has a verses/chorus composition. The song is a little bit slower to begin, but soon picks up the tempo, it is a great song to sing along because the lyrics are not distorted by the instruments, like you find with some other bands....   [tags: music, tracks, instuments]

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The Family Album By Robert Hayden And Begotten By Andrew Hudgins

- For my poetry paper I chose to examine poetry from the family album. The family album stood out to me significantly because I thoroughly enjoyed all of the poems because I had a personal connection with it. Family has always been an important part of my life and I think this particular album speaks volume. This album has many levels to it, some deeper than others. I feel that from reading poetry, it expands our ability to think and form ideas that we would have not thought about before. Poetry gives readers the ability to make connections on a deeper level and see things from a different perspective....   [tags: Family, Son, Poetry, 1989 albums]

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The Album Good Kid By Kendrick Lamar Duckworth

- A google search of Compton, California will quickly reveal the high incidence of crime in the town, with one of the first suggestions referencing “Compton California Crime Rates.” Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born in Compton, California, notorious for its gangs and gang related crimes, yet he was able to overcome his rough upbringing and showed that even grim situations can be used as a source of positivity. The album Good kid, m.A.A.d City contains skits in between songs which tell a piece of Kendrick’s life.In the song Sing About Me Kendrick reveals the murder of his friend, and how he used that tragedy to turn his life around....   [tags: Gang, English-language films, American films]

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The Song ' Human ' From Her Head Or Heart Album

- Human What is being human are we supposed to somehow be perfect without flaws or can we be a little imperfect. Are we humans not permitted to show weakness, do we need to act more like machines with no flaws in them. Christina Perri’s song “Human” from her Head or Heart album, refers to being able to admit your defaults and allows you to accept them without changing yourself. The song “Human” by Christina Perri uses repetition, connotation, symbolism and metaphor to reveal show that we’re human that have faults, furthermore we cannot be expected to always be 100 percent perfect without faults and we should not change for anyone....   [tags: Need, Want, Human, WANT]

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My Photo Album

- My Photo Album Overheard at University College London: "Because when you write this way- with this pomp and circumstance covering for any substantive thought- you aren't fooling me"...... CRASH. "OUCH. Old son- you seem to have just thrown me out a window!" If I had been given this little lecture by Mr. Pomp and Circumstance, the previous scene is what would have been witnessed. I would have thrown him out a window for two reasons. First and foremost, he sounds like an obnoxious, holier than thou prick....   [tags: Writing Education Teaching Essays]

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Strong Arm Steady Equals Ill Hip Hop

- Madlib is on point and in focus bringing with him his usual assortment of samples only a true loop digger could find. With the help of a large group of talented and hungry MC's, this is exactly the type of album that true underground hip hop fiends salivate over. If you are in this group I would recommend that you wear a bib when you listen to the record. There's a lot more to say, but that's the long and short of it. Hit that more link if you need further exposition/explanation or if you are just the curious type....   [tags: Album Review]

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Comedic Composition: Analyzing Each Aspect of Creating a Comedy Album

- Introduction: Every artist's dream is to have the world see their craft. For some, a canvas is their medium; for some, it's a stage to dance on. For comedians, the album is that blank slate to craft into their own. A comedian is given a recording opportunity and told to fill a certain period of time with their jokes. Every comic dreams of releasing an album; only few go out and reach that goal. I made my topic of interest stand-up comedy. This led directly into the making of a stand-up comedy album....   [tags: canvas, medium, craft]

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Analysis Of J Cole 's Third Studio Album, Born Sinner

- J Cole’s second studio album, Born Sinner, runs for fifty-nine minutes and twenty-eight seconds; however, its effect on an audience is indelible. The album implements a clever duality between reflection at sin and rejoice at morality. Furthermore, the album is bifurcated so that the sin occupies the beginning of the album and the morality occupies the end of it. The sum of these parts results in more than a collection of songs, but a cry of spiritual expression. Cole skillfully employs seriality in order to plant specific themes of sin, God, life, and morality into the listener’s mind....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, God, Rhetorical question]

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Analysis Of `` Money `` By Pink Floyd From Their 1973 Album The Dark Side Of The Moon

- The song I chose to do my project on is “Money” by Pink Floyd from their 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon. I chose this song because I grew up listening to Pink Floyd on the old record player with my father and this song was one of his many favorites. He used to tell me about this song and how it was relevant in the 70’s and to this day the old cash register noise always brings back memories. The song itself was Pink Floyd’s first hit in the US. The song represents the American dream of getting more money and the thought of money solving all the problems....   [tags: Economics, Supply and demand, Goods]

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Comparing the Black Album and Rushdie's The Satanic Verses

- The Black Album and Rushdie's The Satanic Verses       British writer C.C. Colton once claimed, "Men will wrangle for religion; write for it; fight for it; die for it; anything but--live for it" (Copeland 345). Indeed, if nothing else, Hanif Kureishi's The Black Album shows the depths to which people concern themselves with questions of religion, ethnicity, and the identity associated with them. Kureishi's themes and symbolism work within a larger context of the politics of identity, race, and nationality....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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The Information Environment During the Making of a Bob Dylan Album

- The Information Environment During the Making of a Bob Dylan Album In analyzing any of Bob Dylan's albums and lyrics, one might receive very powerful, timely, political and social messages from the artist. Perhaps it is the way in which he influences or responds to his fans which allows him to always seem a step ahead of the public. Take, for instance, his addition of electric instruments to his music in 1964 (Bob Dylan: Desire - Ink Blot Magazine). Dylan's use of these instruments, which are indicative of the growing information environment of the time, outraged folk fans....   [tags: Media Recording Music]

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Analytical Deconstruction of Led Zeppelin’s IV

- Led Zeppelin’s IV is a rewarding combination of face melting solo’s, the all too familiar wails of Mr Plant, flawless drumming and the impeccable bass lines of a bass demon. Combining various different influences with the skill of these players, this album tied together to eventuate into the legendary status that many hold high. Recorded and written from December 1970- November 1971 this album has been used as an inspiration for many other musicians when creating their own work. But what inspired this legendary group to create this album....   [tags: music album analysis]

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Norah Jones and George Gershwin

- Imagine this: it’s the night of your cousin’s big wedding. After walking down the aisle and saying their “I do’s,” it’s time for the reception. After everyone get’s their glass of champagne or other various mixed drink, the DJ comes on stage. “Ladies and gentlemen,” he announces, “it’s time to announce the wedding party.” He goes through the whole list of people, stopping just after the bride and groom are announced. “And now the new bride and groom would like to do a special dance!” It’s time for the first dance; something they have been waiting for their whole lives....   [tags: song, album, lyrics, songwriter]

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Alternative Rock: Shedown The Band

- The band I picked to write about is Shinedown, and I think that their style is Alternative Rock that is rooted from hard rock and a little bit of a grunge sound with it also in vocals on a few of their songs. Most of their songs cover the hard rock beats and instruments in them. They don’t use a lot of electronic sounds or experimental sounds, but they do use guitar, bass, and drums. Brent Smith, the lead vocalist, has a strong voice, and his lyrics are somewhat poetic sometimes. They don’t have “concept albums,” for they usually have albums full of singles....   [tags: music, electronic sound, album]

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Jimi Hendrix: Are You Experienced?

- The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s first album, Are You Experienced, is undeniably one of the most influential albums of all time. For a debut record, it achieved many milestones and influenced many artists, fans, and consumers alike. Are You Experienced changed music in many ways, including the way it was artistically presented and how the band used technology at that time. The record is extremely creative. Most agree that the record is timeless and will never grow old. Are You Experienced is truly the definition of an evergreen album....   [tags: Are You Experienced Album]

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Album Art Analysis: The Beatles, Nirvana, Bruce Springsteen, Red Hot Chilli Peppers

- ... Beatle members play a different role in this picture that relates back to their inner personality. Photographer Iain Macmillan took the famous image that adorned their last-recorded album, Abbey Road. Many enemies now review the album as the best album ever recorded by The Beatles. The album is supposed to be a medley from the St. Pepper album. I feel as though it appears differently to fans because it doesn’t look like any of the albums that The Beatles had produced before. While this album was being recording it seemed that this album would be the end for The Beatles, which led to the band going their separate ways for a little bit as soon as the album was, finished recording....   [tags: Abbey Road, Nevermind, Californication]

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Becoming a Music Producer

- Becoming a music producer can mean discovering and helping make the careers of artists. However, it takes time, effort, training and contacts. That's because a music producer has plenty of responsibilities during an album's production, both on the creative and the business looks sides. The producer supervises all aspects of the recording process, from helping to select songs to contracting with session players and deciding the sound of the song, selecting the studio and engineers, booking studio time and overseeing the recording budget....   [tags: artists, album, recording sesions]

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Biography of Amy Winehouse

- When the first and last name’s Amy Winehouse are uttered, a common thought crosses all listeners. It’s something along the lines of remembering her for overdosing on narcotics or possibly alcohol. The thought following varies somewhere between seeing her as a waste of talent, sorrow over her death or judgment of her character due to her addictions. It’s a sad truth, however, that her drug and alcohol abuse defined her then and now. To many of her fans, family, partners, and producers, she was seen as much larger than that....   [tags: music making, album, jazz]

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Paramore Bio: A Great Band with Musical Talents

- ... Their debut album “All We Know is Falling” was released later that same year. The LP peaked at number 13 on Billboard Top Pop Catalog and their first single "Pressure" climbed to number 62 on Billboard Hot Digital Songs. Over the next period, they started performing at venues outside the greater Nashville area, including singing at several concert festivals as "Purple Door", New Jersey’s “Bamboozle Festival” and "Warped Tour”. They also played shows with bands as Simple Plan and Straylight Run....   [tags: career, music, songs, fame, album]

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The Life and Musical Career of Eminem

- Eminem had a miserable childhood which he learned to thrive in and succeed to what he has become now. Marshall was born in St. Joseph, Missouri on October 17, 1972. He was the child of Bruce Mathers, Jr. and Deborah Nelson. Soon after Marshall’s birth his father left to California. His mother struggled to maintain a household, for which the result was frequent movement from Michigan and Missouri. The family then settled in Warren, Michigan in an African American middle-class neighborhood. The family was the only Caucasian tenants through the region....   [tags: rap, color, adversities, album, lyrics]

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Summertime Sadness by Lana Del Ray

- One song that has been of importance to me since coming to Maryland would be “Summertime Sadness” by Lana Del Ray. The entire album from which the song comes from is one of my personal all time favorites. I remember seeing her for the first time on Saturday Night Live where she was the musical guest. She was performing her popular single “Video Games” off of her album Born to Die. Her performance was not theatrical at all; in fact it was very minimalistic. The performance was supposed to be just about the song and not specifically about her showmanship....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Album Born to Die]

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Rage Against The Machine "Evil Empire"

- Rage Against The Machine "Evil Empire" Rage Against The Machine are a popular 90's rap metal band. Evil Empire is considered a different offering than the rest. Relying on effects, the album is extraordinary, most songs on this are excellent. What make this album stand out from all the other is that it the second releaced from the group. But it still keeps up with the polictial movement for the time. Sing about the Mexicen movement in America and how the American government keeps the poor people down....   [tags: Music Rap Album Metal]

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Kissland by The Weekend

- Kiss land by The Weeknd Abel Tesfaye known as The Weeknd released a new album called Kiss land. The album contains ten tracks that last over an hour and a half. Tesfaye is known for the dark and moody tracks produced in his last three mix tapes (Echoes of Silence, Thursday, and House of Balloons), and later repackaged from Republic Records as The Trilogy. His rhythmic voice is just stunning. Though most of his songs on this album are repetitive, the different beats mix it up. Tesfaye’s new album is honestly worth buying....   [tags: album, voice, songs, beats, buying, story]

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A Brief Biography of Storm Thorgerson

- It is quite difficult for someone of the western world to have never seen any of Storm’s work. Like most, my introduction to his work was through the well-oiled, finely tuned mammoth of machine called Pink Floyd; an amazing band (I might add) who grew up with Storm. Nearly all the artwork published under the guise of Floyd is thanks to Storm and his colleagues at Hipgnosis and Storm Studios. You could say Storm caught a few breaks in his career. He was lucky enough to know one of the most famous rock acts of the 20th century, as of which opened doors to success and fame that few designers ever achieve....   [tags: album cover artist, music video director]

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Janet Jackson's Career Analysis

- It’s no question that Janet Jackson is one of the most iconic and influential artist of all time. She has sold over 100 million albums; her tours have had some the highest selling debuts of all time, not to mention the chart topping hits she has created over the past 30 years. Janet’s presence alone is iconic. She has left an unforgettable impression on the music industry as a whole. Her music has affected fans and music lovers all around the world. Her influence is simply not a question it is a salutation to a musical icon that has embedded her legacy into musical history....   [tags: janet jackson, music industry, janet album]

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Kendrick Lamar. Lamar

- Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar released his third album To Pimp a Butterfly early in 2015, choosing only to play a handful of tracks from the record in his live shows over the year, including appearances on television and major festivals, an exhibition of this fantastic album is unheard of. Join him now, on a smaller scale in this one time only show of his platinum album To Pimp a Butterfly, to be performed in it’s entirety in an intimate and exclusive jazz-den setting. Featuring such artists as George Clinton, Thundercat, Bilal and Snoop Dogg....   [tags: African American, Black people, Hip hop, Album]

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Music Journal: Study of Latin American Music

- This semster, I spent a lot of time appreciating Latin America music, watching videos, and enjoying their beauty in the media center. Some albums such as Antonio Carlos Jobim’s “ACJ Songbook and Carlos Santana’s “Music of the Andes” impressed me deeply. In particular, since I have hectic workload this semester and always feel tired, I become quite relaxed as I listened to Jobim’s “ASJ Songbook”. I really admire its elegence and usually feel refreshed after I leave the media center. In addition, some Tex-Mex tracks gave me a perpective of regional culture of the border along Texas and Mexico....   [tags: music, videos, album, song]

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Rumours, by Fleetwood Mac

- In 1977, when Fleetwood Mac released their multi-platinum album Rumours, I was 4 years old and far too young to appreciate music. As I entered my mid-20s, I had acquired a passion for music of the 1970s and fell in love with the Eagles, Rush, Led Zeppelin, but most importantly, Fleetwood Mac. Their music had become a part of me. It had developed into my personal therapeutic outlet and helped to keep me sane during any emotional upheaval that I might have been experiencing. It was then that I realized that the passionate, heartfelt music of Fleetwood Mac captured the very being of my soul and I became entranced....   [tags: History, Success, Tusk]

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Alternative Reviews on Music

- It is difficult to obtain a clear account of sound from a music review. As assessments differ from one individual to the next, it is near insurmountable to resolve if your conclusion will be in congruity with the Author of the review. Further elaboration on their predilection to other artists, genres or albums is incumbent in setting a median in which the reader can obtain a generalized perspective of their opinion. For example, in comparing “Review: Daft Punk's new album 'Discovery'” on Opposing Viewpoints in Context and “Daft Punk – Discovery” on RollingStone.com, one gets two very contrasting vantage points of the album “Discovery” by the band Daft Punk....   [tags: tone, content, point of view]

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Lil Wayne: The Best Rapper Alive

- Music can rock your world, enlighten your mind and change your perspective. When you think of rap music who comes first to mind. Without hesitation, it must be the self acclaimed best rapper alive, Lil Wayne. He alone can make such statements as “My picture should be in the dictionary next to the definition of definition” (Wayne, “Shoot Me Down”). Lil Wayne is a prominent force in the rap world. His debut Album in 1999, Tha Block is Hot went double platinum upon its release and even his lowest selling album is still certified as gold according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)....   [tags: Musicians]

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The Genius Of Taylor Swift

- The Genius of Taylor Swift Taylor Allison Swift was born December 13th, 1989 to proud parents Scott Swift and Andrea Swift in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania (Taylor Alison Swift). From a very young age Swift proved to be a talented young performer while performing at various fairs, exhibitions, and recitals. Her parents recognized her ambition and decided to move to Nashville, Tennessee in order to pursue her career as a country artist (Taylor Swift). After many trials she was finally signed to Big Machine Records in 2004 and became the youngest artist ever to sign with a Sony records label....   [tags: Taylor Swift, Fearless, Billboard 200]

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Bruno Mars : The Influential Names Of Pop And R & B Music

- Bruno Mars is one of the influential names in pop and R&B music. His use of interesting vocals and unique music techniques makes his music enjoyable. Listening to Doo-Wops & Hooligans I found that his music was very upbeat and always directed to one specific individual. Bruno Mars himself uses his unique personality in every aspect of his music, his album holds messages within each song and this leads to my overall enjoyment of the album. Peter Gene Hernandez commonly known as Bruno Mars adds a lot of different music elements towards his songs due to the personality that he has....   [tags: Musical instrument, Music, Meaning of life, Tempo]

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All and all another brick in the wall

- Pink Floyd’s album The Wall influenced a great change in the music industries from the 1980s to today within America. The album released on Nov. 30, 1979, the live concert preformed in 1980 through 1981, and the movie released in 1982 gave the foundation to the 1980’s American music scene to the present music scene. The album The Wall brought back a vibe of psychedelics from the 1960s but gave a twist of hard rock from transitioning electronics to guitars. The concert for The Wall was the first live show to adopt media effects, such as lighting, and props as a main part of a live performance which changed all rock stars’ performances forever....   [tags: Music, Pink Floyd]

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The History and Career of Avenged Sevenfold

- ... Hail to the King charted as #1 on the US Billboard 200, the UK albums chart, as well as the Finnish, Brazilian, Canadian, and Irish charts. To date, Avenged Sevenfold has released six studio albums, one live album/compilation/DVD, and eighteen singles and sold more than 8 million albums worldwide. History Formation and early recordings The band was formed in 1999 in Huntington Beach, California with original members M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, The Rev and Matt Wendt. M Shadows came up with the name as a reference to the story of Cain and Abel from The Bible, which can be found in Genesis 4:24, although they are not a religious band....   [tags: albums, rock, members]

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The Inequality Of Black Women

- Black women in America have always had to deal with issues of being put down or made feel less of themselves. Black women have been parental figures and providers, demonstrating unbelievable quality and versatility, unfazed faithfulness, vast adoration and affectionateness. Black women have ascended higher than hundreds of years of mistreatment, today, following quite a while of managing society 's supremacist and sexist confusions, with its merciless dangers. In addition to the fact that they are supporting families, they 're driving partnerships, real media associations, the military, and our state and national governments....   [tags: Black people, African American]

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Protest The Hero

- Who are Protest The Hero and what they mean to me. Two years ago in summer 2011 I was at Myötätuulirock with my friends listening to awesome bands, whilst really only knowing a few of them. It had been a fantastic day there, sun shining very bright coupled with awesome music, surely one of best days in my life. So there we were, waiting for the last band to play for the day, our favorite band of the time Ensiferum, but before that there were quite many bands that we had never heard of and one of them was Protest The Hero....   [tags: music, metal band ]

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Analysis Of ' Great Production '

- “I 'm living in that 21st Century doin ' something mean to it, do it better then anybody you ever seen do it, screams from the haters got a nice ring to it, I guess every superhero need his theme music.” Many people believe modern day Hip-Hop contains nothing but blasphemy, profanity and references to narcotics, despite these contrary beliefs Hip-Hop is still an outlet for rappers/artists to express their thoughts and opinion through lyrical composition. Artist work night and day to compose what they see as a masterpiece, they always wish to create new and better works from their pervious album....   [tags: Kanye West, The College Dropout, Jay-Z, Nas]

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The Journalist from the Chicagoist

- His look typified that of an indie-rock guitarist. Donned in black jeans and a black button-down shirt, he took the stage with his band mates amidst an approving roar from the crowd. After brushing away the blonde locks of hair over his eyes, he unassumingly went about his business: namely, rocking the small bar-like venue of The Loft with his skilled guitar plucks that gave life to the catchy indie-pop melodies of Gold Motel’s song canon. You would never guess that the talented musician was also a journalist who reviews other artists....   [tags: short story]

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Designing a Phone Case for Radiohead Based on Their Band Identity

- If I ever had to design anything for a band, it would definitely be for Radiohead. The melody and lyrics produced throughout their career is outstanding. They always manage to keep up with the expectations of their fans. Possibly true that after I heard this band perform live, my affection and appreciation towards them increased. Radiohead is an English band formed in 1985, Oxford, England. Radiohead is exceptionally recognized as one of the most important bands of today. It is considered to be an alternative rock band, however they are also classified as Electronic, Indie and Experimental....   [tags: branding, music, albums]

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West 's New Band : Rap, And 808s & Heartbreak

- “WHICH ONE,” shouts the lettering on the alternate cover to Kanye West’s new album. Its boldface type and repetitive hammering reads less like a question and more like a blunt statement - and no matter how unusual or unimportant it may seem, it offers an adequate representation of this album and Kanye West in general. There’s almost no denying that West is a narcissist and/or egomaniac - he has supplied evidence a thousand times, on his Twitter and in real life. But in spite of - and perhaps because of - his flawed personality, West is the most influential figure in music, period, the turn of the century....   [tags: Hip hop music, Hip hop, Kanye West]

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The Mechanics And Impact Of Michael Jackson 's Thriller

- The Mechanics and Impact of Michael Jackson’s Thriller The late singer Michael Jackson, also known as the King of Pop, was an icon beyond imaginable expectations and vision. He catapulted into fame as a child music star with his brothers before becoming the most famous Jackson sibling to move on to have a solo career. Michael Jackson is undisputedly one of the most successful entertainers in all of music history. Not only did he single-handedly transform the face of pop music, he also- made a huge impact in the world of dance with signature moves like the Moon Walk....   [tags: Michael Jackson, Billie Jean, Beat It, Thriller]

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Beyoncé: A Modern Feminist

- On the night of December 13, 2013 Beyoncé, released her fifth self-titled album on ITunes. The album caught many people by surprise because Beyoncé did not set a date for the album, nor did she use any promotion; she did release a video on her Instagram asking her followers if they “were ready”. The buzz spread through social media like a wild fire. With no promotion or no warning, Beyoncé album took the world by storm and made it for her audience and critics to take in the album and it contents....   [tags: Feminist Essays]

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Musical Influence: Bob Marley and The Red Hot Chilli Peppers

- Gradually music has evolved over the generations starting from Mozart all the way to what we listen to today. Some people call music a way of life and how they can’t live without it, that just shows how much music impacts people’s life.. The Red Hot Chili Peppers made their songs to be off there lives or past experiences. While Bob Marley sang about love and peace in the world. Songs from bands or people mostly talk about their experiences. For people they can relate to the music they hear on the radio, pandora, ipods etc.....   [tags: evolution of music over generations]

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Metallica and Their Place in Rock and Roll History

- The band Metallica is a heavy metal music band formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California after James Hetfield responded to an ad in June 1981 placed by Lars Ulrich in “The Recycler” a Los Angeles, classified only newspaper. A drummer named Lars Ulrich placed the ad “Drummer looking for other metal musicians to jam with Tygers of Pan Tang, Diamond Head and Iron Maiden.", James Hetfield, answered the advertisement. Before the band had even formed Ulrich asked Metal Blade Records founder if he could record a song for the label's upcoming compilation album Metal Massacre, the request was accepted....   [tags: Music History ]

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Public Enemy Addresses Problems of the Black Community

- “My job is to write shocking lyrics that will wake people up,” said Chuck D. This was his goal as the leader of Public Enemy (Dery, 1990). He wrote lyrics that were awakening and energizing. Public Enemy was a spokesperson for the African American community. Their lyrics contain controversial and popular issues such as drugs, crime, racism, and poverty. As well as the lyrics, the instrumentals are significant to conveying the group’s goal. The instrumental/sound part creates the mood, sets the beat, and prompts the engagementengages of the people....   [tags: Public Enemy’s Music]

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Rock and Roll: Bands on the Rise

- When people hear the genre “rock and roll,” they often think of performers like Elvis Presley, AC/DC, and Aerosmith. Those bands have provided the foundation for rock and roll, but the newer bands have to carry over from the bands of the 1960’s, 70’s, and 80’s to the bands of the 1990’s and the 2000’s. The new generation of bands has just as much, if not more, popularity than the bands of the older generation. Bands do not gain popularity just by showing up to rehearsal, though. Gaining popularity can take years of making music, and sometimes establishing credibility takes more time than other bands....   [tags: Music]

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My Chemical Romance

- My Chemical Romance is a pop/punk band. It is debated however, what genre of music it truly belongs to. Some people argue it belongs into the "emo" genre, others say "pop". Whatever genre of music it truly belongs to, My Chemical Romance sure has changed the lives of everyone who listens to them. From their first album, I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love, to their last, May Death Never Stop You, fans all around the world have supported them in their 12 years of music. It all started when lead singer, Gerard Way, was doing animation in New York City....   [tags: pop/punk band]

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Kanye West and Jay-Z: Two Entertainers

- “If you have the opportunity to play this game of life you need to appreciate every moment. A lot of people don’t appreciate the moment until it's passed”-(kanye west). “I’m hungry for knowledge the whole thing to learn everyday to get brighter and brighter that’s what this world is about you look at someone like Gandhi and he glowed Martin Luther king glowed Muhammad ali glows I think that’s from being bright all the time and trying to be brighter”- (Jay-z). Kanye west had sold many albums through the years which become very successful....   [tags: Rap, Producers]

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Linkin Park and Their Story

- Genre and Career Linkin Park’s specific genre varies from alternative rock, nu-metal, rap rock and a mixture of electronica that creates those unique sounds in their music. Their career started in 1996when band members Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, and Mike Shinoda attended the same high school in California. After their high school graduation is when their band lineup was completed by picking up 3 more members which included Dave Farrell, Joe Hahn and their temporary lead singer at the time Mark Wakefield....   [tags: Musicians, Records]

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The Beach Boys

- The Beach Boys The Beach Boys formed in 1961. The band members are; Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson who are all brothers, Al Jardine and Mike Love. All but Al Jardine lived in Los Angelas. They were first called the Pendletones which was a shirt brand , but a record label executive named them the Beach Boys. One of their first big hits was ‘Surfin’ that was credited for starting the ‘surfing craze.’ 1962 they released the album Surfin Safari with the song ‘Surfin Safari’ hitting the U.S Top 40. 1963 ‘Surfin U.S.A’ reached #3 on the charts....   [tags: Art]

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Is Adolescent Males Love Songs More Than A Couple Of Punk Rockers Out Of Orange County?

- Every Friday on my drive to work I listen to an album from my past; Flashback Friday. The selection criteria are as follows: 1. The album must have been on steady repeat at some point in my life 2. The album must be over 10 years old 3. No skipping tracks There are only a few universal truths in this world, and the one truth I’m most confident in is adolescent males love songs with fast guitars, loud drums and lyrics extoling the virtues of girls and booze. No one encompasses those characteristics better than a couple of punk rockers out of Orange County....   [tags: Johnny Cash, Country music, Rockabilly, Punk rock]

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Bill Evans : The Great Influence On A Whole Genre Of Music

- A single artist can have a very strong impact on a whole genre of Music. We have seen this time and time again through artists such as Charlie Parker, David Brubeck, John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Miles Davis, and various others. All of these artists had tremendous influences on the different eras that evolved throughout the history of Jazz. Bill Evans, and American jazz pianist, was no different. Just as Charlie Parker had started the evolution of Bebop and influenced the subsequent generations of Jazz Artists, Bill Evans has influenced Modern Jazz and the generations of artists that followed him....   [tags: Jazz, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Kind of Blue]

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Rap Music And The Era Of Atlanta Hip Hop

- Rap music became popularized in Atlanta and the rest of the South in the early to mid-1980s. The first rap to come out of the city of Atlanta was uptempo party music with heavy bass and very obvious Florida influence. Hits like “Whoomp. (There It Is)” by Tag Team, and “Jump” by Kriss Kross defined the pre-Outkast era of Atlanta hip-hop. While these songs were immensely popular (“Whoomp!” is ranked by Billboard as one of the greatest songs of all time (“Greatest of All Time”) while “Jump” was one of the top 3 selling songs of 1992 (“Week Ending May”), groups from the city, for the most part, were commonly seen as “novelty” and “kiddie crews” (“Kriss Kross: Da Bomb”)....   [tags: Hip hop music, Rapping, André 3000, Hip hop]

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Buena Vista Social Club

- More than eight million copies sold is a great figure for any music album. However, for a CD labeled with World Music genre, that number means an unprecedented success. The album, named Buena Vista Social Club, has changed the attitude of the world to Cuban music forever. Nonetheless, Buena Vista has been criticized for being a commercial product, and for causing negative effects to Cuban society. Let us discover the story behind this phenomenon from Cuba, and more importantly, explore the music inside this brilliant CD....   [tags: Music]

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Do Your Thing Honey!

- For a singer to skyrocket at such a fast pace, the person must truly be something special. To be able to do so and not change as a person is truly spectacular. When Rihanna came onto the scene, there were plenty of young female singers who wanted to put their staple into music. To be successful for a music artist, it all relies on timing. If too much time passes, a star is forgotten. Rihanna is a girl with staying power. She goes on from one hit to the next, always staying fresh and current. Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on February 20, 1988 in St....   [tags: Musicians ]

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Biography of Michael Jackson

- Michael Jackson Michael Jackson was born April 29, 1958 to a working class family in Gary, Indiana. His parents, Joe and Katherine had ten children and Michael Jackson was the eighth child. The Jackson family was very musically inclined. Michael’s father played guitar in a small R&B band, his mother sang frequently, and his brothers often sand and played with their father’s guitar (Biography on Michael Jackson, 2002). Michael Jackson was no exception to his family’s musical ability. At the age of four Joe Jackson pushed his children to start a band....   [tags: music, the jackson 5, invincible]

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Mike Stern : An American Jazz Guitarist

- Mike Stern is an American jazz guitarist known presently for his solo work and previously as the guitarist for legendary trumpeter Miles Davis in the early 1980s. Much of Stern’s compositions and improvisations incorporate a variety of musical styles including rock, blues and jazz traditions. Big Neighborhood is Stern’s 14th solo album released in 2009. The album is recognized for its eclectic musical styles and guest artist collaborations. As one reviewer states, “Big Neighborhood’s styles range from blazing jazz-fusion to African tinged exotica and trippy Middle Eastern journeys.” (Widran, 2009)....   [tags: Jazz, Miles Davis, Jazz fusion, Pat Metheny]

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Can't Remember a Time Without I-Tunes

- ... In many ways, iTunes made purchasing music easier, but by revolutionizing the distribution of music, iTunes took away the experience and emotional aspect that comes along with buying new music. ITunes changed the culture of music. Before iTunes, if someone liked a song they heard, they would have to figure out what song it was by searching a store for the record it was on. After searching, they would buy the album and finally get to listen to the song (Griggs & Leopold). This experience no longer exists with iTunes....   [tags: consumer, culture, music]

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Songs Of This Year

- After Tonight (Album Version) 4:15 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) (Album Version) 3:25 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) (Pound Boys Dub) 6:48 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) (Pound Boys Main Mix) 8:56 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) (Pound Boys Radio Edit) 3:29 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) (Single Edit) (Mariah Carey Featuring Westlife) 3:23 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) (Mariah Only Version) 3:21 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) (Westlife Only Version) 3:21 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) (Instrumental) 3:26 All I Ever Wanted (Album Version) 3:51 All In Your Mind (Album Version) 4:43 All I Want For Christmas Is...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Cost of Illegal Downloading

- At the end of the 20th century, file sharing and illegal downloading through Napster were the biggest hits among audiences everywhere. Because of this, many people started to believe that the music industry was failing due to declining CD sales. Although a valid statement, the music industry is not failing; instead, it is changing in many aspects due to file sharing and illegal downloading. Music is always evolving in new and innovative ways, regardless of the minor comeback vinyl records have made....   [tags: Music ]

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Sugarcult’s Record Rundown

- Sugarcult’s Record Rundown The band has been implemented into dozens of both TV and movie soundtracks due to their innate ability to produce music the masses can relate to. The Santa Barbara band will always be able to produce both studio and live albums because of their strong following around the globe. Japan has been particularly supportive of Sugarcult and in turn the group has rewarded them with great music. Regardless of how many side projects Marko DeSantis is involved in showing his countless facets of skill he will continue to work with Sugarcult because there is no band that can hold a candle to the group....   [tags: Music Review]

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Joe Cocker 's Cover Of A Not As Well Known Song By A Mega Popular Band

- Joe Cocker’s cover of a not as well known song by a mega popular band (popularity and well known status of the Beatles), combined with the timing of the world (counterculture, experimentation, not so rigid roles) and his own talent and personal twist on “With a Little Help from My Friends” (everything he changed about the song), helped Joe Cocker rise to success that he might otherwise not have found without the indirect help from the Beatles. The Beatles are an iconic English rock band and are widely regarded as the “foremost and most influential act of the rock era” (Unterberg)....   [tags: The Beatles, Ringo Starr]

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Three Unforgettable Artists Since the 1960's: Heart, Brian McKnight, and Pink

- From the 1960s until now, it’s truly mind boggling to see and hear how music has changed. From pianos to keyboards, and from bands to turntables, music has taken many twists and turns for the better, and sometimes for the worst. However, despite the onslaught of new and emerging artists, three of them are unforgettable in my mind: Heart, Brian McKnight, and Pink. Ann and Nancy Wilson are the “creative spark” behind the rock group Heart, which emerged in the 1970s (Ankeny, J., & Prato G. (2007)....   [tags: Heart, Brian McKnight, Pink, music, artists,]

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Recording Techniques for Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon

- Recording techniques for Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon The album The Dark Side of the Moon, by Pink Floyd was an album that pushed the boundaries on multi-tracking and tape looping, as well as mixing in1973. The engineer, Alan Parsons, use many unusual techniques to help create the sound that we know and love. Which landed the album on the charts for 750 weeks. Dark side of the moon was first lead engineering job Alan had with Pink Floyd and only took a year to record. To record this album an EMI console, a 16-track tape machine, a Fairchild limiters, and an EMT plate reverb were used....   [tags: clocks, frequency translator, guitar]

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Biggie Smalls, the Most Influential Rapper of All Time

- “It was all a dream!” are just a few words to describe Christopher Wallace (Biggie Smalls) becoming the king of East coast rap music when he released his first album “Ready to Die”. The lyrics “It was all a dream!” are from the albums number one hit single called “Juicy” in which Biggie depicted life growing up in the rough streets of Brooklyn, New York. Biggie smalls rose to fame as a rapper in the 90’s causing an increase in rap popularity, division (rivalry) between East and West coast rap music, and the style of gangsta rap on the East coast....   [tags: king of East coast rap music]

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Charlie Don’t Surf: The Clash Protest Imperialism

- By definition, imperialism is extending a country’s power and influence through diplomacy or military force. That ideology is best exemplified by the Vietnam War because the United States invaded North Vietnam to prevent the dissemination of Communism into South Vietnam, which is ultimately an attempt at exuding power and influence by using military force. The Clash recognized the homogeneity between the American imperialism of the Vietnam war and the forced Westernization of the non-Western world, particularly third world nations; thusly, the band chose the Vietnam War as a backdrop for “Charlie Don’t Surf” because of it’s relevance to American culture at the time....   [tags: Political Protest Music ]

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A Major Element Of Hip Hop Music

- A major element of hip-hop music is “realness” or authenticity from an artist within the genre. However, there is a fine line between authenticity and explicit truth, a line that has been crossed several times in recent years. Prosecutors have used rap lyrics against artists in a court of law, deeming the lyrics as factual evidence. The politics behind the use of rap lyrics in trial have caused for several artists to face criminal charges solely based on the content of their music. Brandon Duncan, otherwise known as Tiny Doo, is one of several artists whose music has turned into a political controversy rather than a promising career....   [tags: Hip hop music, Rapping, Hip hop, Rakim]

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American Music History: Madonna and Eminem

- Music is an important component in our lives, which is everywhere we turn to these days. Music has evolved and expanded from the 1960s to present day and we still have yet to discover the full potential and growth of music in the coming years due to skilled music artist in all music genres. One quality many people can share is their love from music regardless of what type of music is preferred by the individual. Music is powerful in itself because it helps communicate with other social groups, can have an influence on our mood, and portrays our culture or any other important aspects of our life....   [tags: rapper, schools, homes, crazy for you]

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