History of Celtic Rock Music

Celtic rock is a music sub-genre that falls under a folk-rock. It is a form of Celtic fusion that mixes Celtic music themes and interpretation with rock music. This music genre has been extremely popular since the 1970s, and it is quite noticeable that Celtic rock has been a vital foundation of … Read more

History of Psychedelic Music

Psychedelic music, or also known as psychedelia, is a genre of music that was influenced by the psychedelic era of the 1960s. The psychedelic era consists of the subculture of people who uses psychedelic drugs like psilocybin mushrooms, DMT, LSD, and mescaline to experience auditory and visual hallucinations. Psychedelic music is also … Read more

History of Big Band Music

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A Big Band is a kind of musical ensemble of jazz music. They usually have ten or more musicians, and it is divided into four sections, namely the trombones, saxophones, trumpets, and the rhythm section. Big bands started to emerge in early 1090, and it began dominating the jazz scene in the … Read more

History of Gangsta Rap

black and white panoramic shot of the famous gangsta group N.W.A

Gangsta rap is a form of hip-hop music which became the genre’s main style during the 1990s. Aside from that, it also became a reflection and product of the violent lifestyle of American inner cities that is affected by poverty along with the dangers of drug dealing and abuse. The romanization of … Read more

History of Salsa Music

salsa music band in cuba

Latin Americans have contributed many things to the world, but the region is most famous for two things: food and music. Probably one of the dishes many Americans are familiar with is salsa, as a catchall term that is used for sauces that spices up a meal. Salsa is a hot, savory, … Read more

History of Swing Music

How swing music began is pretty hard to pinpoint. in fact, the word ‘swing’ appears in the title of a famous Duke Ellington number from 1932, and it’s entitled ‘It Don’t Mean a Thing, If It Ain’t Got That Swing,’ and on that same year, another song called ‘Moten Swing’ by Bennie … Read more

History of Heavy Metal

If you are unfamiliar with the heavy metal genre it is understandable if you feel a little bit confused when you first listen to it. And maybe the first question that will pop into your mind is what is the difference of heavy metal to traditional rock music? And what is death … Read more

History of Disco

Disco is one of those complicated terms that means different things to different people. Most of us probably associate disco with the movie Saturday Night Fever and a phase of popular music and fashion that was isolated in the 1970s, but this perception does not fully define disco itself. In fact, disco music … Read more