Essays Tagged: "music scene"

Not Music To My Ears: Today's current music scene has steadily become filled with pre-packaged assembly line bands and singers.

Not Music To My EarsToday's current music scene has steadily become filled with pre-packaged assembly li ... of talent. The Backstreet Boys, referred to as BSB, for example were initially actors. None had any musical past history, however they were hired on an audition for a band because they are marketable. ... ecord sales, but in revenue form this merchandise.Not one of the five members of the BSB can play a musical instrument. I went to the official Backstreet Boys website and learned that out of over 40 s ...

(2 pages) 93 3 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

All Eyez On Him - Tupac Shakur.

else care"('2Pac Greatest Hits' 1). Tupac Shakur was one of the most popular artists on the Hip Hop music scene. He made a large amount of money throughout his career. He even made a good amount after ... he had a hard life and he was still able to rise above it all and tell people about it through his music. He had a very unique lifestyle. He was able to express himself so freely, and he never cared ...

(12 pages) 107 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Autobiography discussing desire to remain a young child

ake for granted every day.One extremely huge influence that has kept me grounded since childhood is music. I canremember being very young dancing to James Taylor and Eric Clapton with my parents in ou ... emember being very young dancing to James Taylor and Eric Clapton with my parents in ourlivingroom. Music is a refuge for me. The community associated with the music scene I am involved inadvocates lo ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Youth in New Zealand and our rights

icans, but have a unique flavour and an individual style. This is evident in the strong New Zealand music scene, growing day by day. New Zealanders are now listening to New Zealand artists, playing mu ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Bob Dylan and the protest movement of the 1960's

as starting to impose itself on the consciousness of a nation and a generation. A thread of popular music evolved that was dramatically different from the contemporary music scene of three chord guita ... ne of three chord guitar songs centered on the problems of high school life and young love. The new music was concerned with the social issues of the day and played a huge role in the culture of the e ...

(9 pages) 158 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Pop Culture Pie

, Clinton took over as president, and our knowledge of science was expanding. Grunge came on to the music scene, and bands like Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins reigned over the charts. Growing up, I did ...

(6 pages) 140 3 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Short Story of Phish

a cakewalk onto the main stage. Hours and days and months and years of time, practice, and love of music got them to where they are today. In the mid to late 80's, Phish struggled to make its mark on ... the few shows they could. All in all it wasn't bad though. They had a good time and expanded their music to a different audience. (Gehr 45)Colorado didn't set the band's sites back at all the next ye ...

(9 pages) 13 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Grunge: The Sound of Seattle

such as Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains and Mud Honey, who would also go on to dominate the music scene of the early nineties. This created a gold rush for big record companies, who previously ... ap Grunge style clothing became more and more expensive. Grunge fashion was exploited just like the music. Grunge had an immense impact on the world, it has influenced millions and will never be forgo ...

(21 pages) 43 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Musician or Politician? The importance of Bob Dylan to the New Left in the early 1960's

f a troubled generation,2" and was the most publicly recognizable figure of the New Left's, protest music scene. The New Left differed from earlier leftist movements that had been oriented towards lab ... grass roots movement, and the wider public, as ardently leftist. The importance of Dylan's protest music to the New Left however has been romanticized, and it has been historically over-valued. This ...

(16 pages) 82 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The History Of The Electric Guitar

immediate success. It wasn't until the late 1940's that the electric guitar finally broke into the music scene. Radio repairman Leo Fender, who was also the founder of the Fender musical instrument c ... which would help jump start another sensation-rock & roll, during the 50's. In 1952, the Gibson musical instrument company introduced the Les Paul, named after the famous guitarist we mentioned ea ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Internet And Worship Bands

heir Lord and Savior through song. This passion that people are expressing as changed the Christian music industry. Instead of bands pushing "their music" they have now turned towards sharing "G ... rds sharing "God's music." This has caused an overwhelming amount of worship bands to hit the music scene. These bands range from high school students who are ministering in their local communit ...

(3 pages) 246 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Truth About Punk Rock: Defining a Culture

however, do not see how this volatile, extremist group of people has been able to influence youth, music, and society as a whole. They also never get an opportunity to experience the positive role mo ... 1960's as an alternative, artsy movement. Bands such as Velvet Underground and the Stooges created musically untalented precedents for the edgy kids of the raw, abstract art movements. A.S. Van Dorst ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Why i want to attend northeast

is an amazing city. I have visted several times and I felt like I was home. The city has culture, a music scene and recreation. Of course Fenway Park close by will allow me to see the Yankee's when th ...

(1 pages) 391 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

        The lights go down and all three bands exit the

he most widely embraced song in rock history, "Walk This Way." The cheers are deafening at the Mars Music Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach. Fans are chanting Steven! Steven! Steven! Venue security pull ... trong argument could be made that, while the band draws on inspiration from the constantly evolving music scene, they don't lose sight of what is essential and timeless in great rock & roll. "The blue ...

(3 pages) 552 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Advertising Plan: Band - Music Industry

iful Disaster", and the ensuing campaign to create awareness and establish the band as a brand. The music market is a highly competitive, and difficult one to enter. Therefore, an advertising/promotio ... t 50,000, with a population of 135,468 regionally, which is not necessarily conducive to a thriving music scene, let alone a punk rock one. Herein lies the problem, the lack of proper resources locall ...

(19 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Hip Hop and Feminism

INTRODUCTIONMusic is a powerful tool in human minds; it is an integral part of our lives. From music, individual ... viduals gain information about society, social and gender roles, and expected behaviours. Whichever music you chose to listen to is a part of your personal identity. In music lyrics it is the words th ... uality and portrayal of women in song lyrics from hip hop artists. As stated on Wikipedia, "hip hop music is a music genre typically consisting of a vocal style called rap which is accompanied with ba ...

(17 pages) 74 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues