Essays Tagged: "music world"

Punk Music in North America

Punk Music in North America: November 7th From Yesteryear to H ... November 7th From Yesteryear to Here Punk music is a unique form of music which incorporates heavy, raw and distorted guitars; intricate, deep ... beats; and vocals that catapult ideologies of a world run by anarchy. Punk is a form of underground music which appeals to people who are either bored or dissatisfied with the way the world works. ...

(3 pages) 161 3 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

how drugs in the music industry is making music popular for the wrong reasons

Drugs in the music IndustryThe Music World-glamorous, fast paced, and a world most of us will never be part of. B ... l want to be? The whole world seems to be building itself around drugs more and more every day, and music industry isn't immune. In fact, music is one of the most influential art forms of today's soci ... se bands have sold more than 60 million albums(Newsweek pgs 50 & 53).Since kids emulate popular musicians, what is there to keep them from emulating their drug use? Moreover, what's to keep the ma ...

(9 pages) 158 0 3.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This essay descibes the amazing life of Satchmo, Louis Armstrong, the famous jazz musician. Satchmo, as the king of jazz, profoundly plays a major influence on jazz music.

SATCHMO THE GREATMany historians agree, when it comes to the greatest and most influential musicians in the 20th century, one musician seems to glorify over the others. Not Elvis, John Coltra ... he others. Not Elvis, John Coltraine, or even Michael Jackson. Yet, Louis Armstrong who blasted the music of swing and jazz into the music world. His charismatic personality and natural talents as a m ...

(8 pages) 275 1 4.5 Apr/2002

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

Transition from swing to bebop in jazz.

ChangesThe 1920's and 1930's were a period for unprecedented African American contributions to the music world. The twenties, which have now been termed "the jazz age", laid the foundation for jazz a ... James Reese Europe founded the Clef Club which was a self help organization designed to secure the music trade for as much of Harlem as possible by pooling resources and rationalizing business practi ...

(9 pages) 114 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Video Killed the Radiostar and MTV Killed Music This paper discusses the "fall of music." It deals with the overexploitaion of artists due to media such as MTV.

'Video Killed the Radio Star' and MTV Killed the MusicMusic has been an art of expression since almost the beginning of time. For thousands of years, ... sands of years, songs have been tools to share and cause emotion and to make people think. Recently music has become a for of rebellion. Legendary artists like John Lennon, Neil Young, and Bob Dylan u ... used their lyrics as a way to challenge political issues. But now it seems that the only thing that musicians think about while writing an album is 'will it make MTV?'. Money seems to make even the mu ...

(4 pages) 81 2 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Dedicated Deadheads. Why was the Grateful Dead such an influential band? What's the significance of Jerry Garcia's pop icon status?

The Dedicated DeadheadsMost artists involved in the music industry evoke an image from the mere mention of their name. For instance, when we hear "Jay-Z ... from the mere mention of their name. For instance, when we hear "Jay-Z" we think about his typical music videos of promiscuous girls, fancy cars, and high-tech gadgets. Another example is "Nirvana." ... life. In some ways, these anti-Deadheads are correct. The Grateful Dead is not your run-of-the-mill musical success. Although the drug allegations are not far-fetched and many fans of the Dead did loo ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Feb/2004

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

Drugs and Music - How drugs have taken a toll in our Music's History

Drugs in the music IndustryThe Music World-glamorous, fast paced, and a world most of us will never be part of. B ... l want to be? The whole world seems to be building itself around drugs more and more every day, and music industry isn't immune. In fact, music is one of the most influential art forms of today's soci ... se bands have sold more than 60 million albums(Newsweek pgs 50 & 53).Since kids emulate popular musicians, what is there to keep them from emulating their drug use? Moreover, what's to keep the ma ...

(5 pages) 142 2 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Lucky, the gods, and the Stupid.

Teen pop idols Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey have become not only hot items in the music world, but also now have broken into the realm of television with their new show Newlyweds. Es ... ageous. Across the board, sports are becoming more violent; celebrities are seemingly god like, and music stars are stacking up more wealth by the minute. America is perceived as one of the wea ...

(5 pages) 41 1 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Heavy Metal

re and more intricate with impromptu guitar solos. Despite the lack of airplay, Thrash occupied the music world in the mid 80's and until the early '90s. It provided instrument players a vast playgrou ... actually singing. Every sounds is amplified to the uttermost to build up a very brutal image of the music, therefore, it has been the Metal style most criticized and never attracted a wide audience th ...

(2 pages) 54 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

What is that great sound?

This style is full of color, creation, and emotion. This style of music is full sadness and happiness. This style of music brings people together to share happy momen ... ess. This style of music brings people together to share happy moments or bad tragedy. This type of music allows the musicians to express themselves in their own way and the solos they play. This styl ... es in their own way and the solos they play. This style of music is a revolution to all cultures of music. This style of music is like New York City: New York city is a city that has 5 cities in one. ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

History of Gangster Rap

Gangster rap has been an influential form of music since its origin. During the mid-1980s, rap moved from the fringes to the mainstream of the mu ... . During the mid-1980s, rap moved from the fringes to the mainstream of the music industry as white musicians began to embrace this new style. By 1986 rap had reached the Top 10 on the Billboard pop c ... d reached the Top 10 on the Billboard pop charts and has not ceased in its assent to the top of the music world. Gangster rap has always had something to say, whether it be for the better or for worse ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"Dr. Robert A. Moog and His Contribution to Electronic Music"

May 23, 1934 is a day that any musician should be familiar with. Especially those whom use electronically created sounds in their c ... individual by the name of Dr. Robert Arthur Moog initiated a ground breaking change in the field of music forever. Prior to his birth on May 23, 1934, music creation as an art had reached their limit ... eatrically occurring at the right moment, Moog invented the Moog Synthesizer. With this advent, the music world was handed the ability to create sound electronically. Moog's accomplishments, though so ...

(6 pages) 1934 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Feminism In Music

For centuries, music has been an outlet for artists. Music is created by artists with the intentions of catching th ... usic is created by artists with the intentions of catching the ears of many. Unfortunately, not all musicians are given a fair chance to have their creations heard by anyone. Women, through all their ... e their creations heard by anyone. Women, through all their efforts, have been discriminated in the music world for centuries. Fans are essential to keep music thriving in our society. They hol ...

(3 pages) 498 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Musical Chairs

In many ways the music world reflects the changing attitudes and ideologies of societies around the globe. Prior to ... es and ideologies of societies around the globe. Prior to the 1860's, primarily European classical music and composers dominated the music world. Around this time a new form of music began emerging ... en as the "tool of the devil" that corrupted people with its hypnotic melodies. This movement in music was also seen as a lower class form of entertainment, and those of higher social classes rarel ...

(4 pages) 11 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

My Hero Linkin Park

     My Hero is my favorite band which is Linkin Park. They are my favorite band because their music is not hardcore rock or hip-hop but a blend or mix of the two, they also give their music an e ... ted their band in 1996 and have been playing ever since, and this is their first big break into the music world.        One reason I like Linkin Park is because they use no profanit ...

(2 pages) 1652 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies