This last Part should be divided into hundreds of more parts simply because of the facility of creating & sharing music via different technologies. The variety of songs, groups, composers, instruments, & genres, etcétera is limitless
The 20th Century (1901-2000) changed all the rules.
Artists from all over the world & from all socio-economic levels were striving to create & share. There were open doors for opportunities in a way that had never been seen before. Thanks to mass media & technology. Later in the 90’s, the Internet changed everything for record labels.
The new generations of music were full of innovation, quickly adapting to change.
Let’s begin with Arnold Schoenberg,
& Claude Debussy, a French composer who created a music style named after the Impressionism:
These last few decades created an unbelievable amount of genres & inside the genres there are subdivision of genres. & along with it, thousands of artists who play with different genres combined. Here is a condensed list of a few artists per genre.
If you enjoy a particular genre I suggest you look up for more groups & artists that I didn’t list. & if you want me to add something or correct something be sure to comment!
Genres & Artists (according to the genres they’re mostly associated with).
Jazz with Miles Davis,
Frank Sinatra (Pop),
The Jazz Blues with B.B. King (R&B),
Jazz-Funk with Jimmy Smith,
& George Duke:
West Coast Jazz with Chet Baker,
Folk artists like: Dixie Chicks (Country Rock & Pop),
& Joni Mitchell (Folk Rock & Jazz).
R&B like Stevie Wonder,
The Temptations (Soul),
Soul like: Eykah Badu (Jazz, Hip-Hop, R&B),
Amy Winehouse (Jazz, Soul, Pop),
Rock with Elvis Presley,
Johnny Cash (Country & Gospel),
The Rolling Stones (R&B),
Eric Burdon & The Animals (R&B),
The Beatles (Pop),
Janis Joplin (Blues, Soul, Jazz, Country),
Michael Jackson (Pop),
& Bee Gees (Soul, Pop, Disco).
Hip Hop with Tupac,
Rappers like Eminem,
(Wiz Khalifa ft. Bruno Mars)
(Feat. Mary Lambert)
Reggae with Bob Marley,
Alternative/Indie Rock with David Bowie,
The Velvet Underground (Experimental),
Electronic dance/House like Bjork,
(feat. Pharrell Williams)
(feat. Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers)
& Skrillex (Dubstep).
Punk Rock like Joy Division,
Patti Smith (Punk Rock),
& Catch 22.
Soft rock like Fleetwood Mac,
John Mayer (Blues).
Pop artists like Madonna (Electronic, Rock).
Synthpop with: Alphaville.
The past 15 years have resulted in an overwhelming amount of artistic creations that can easily be accessed online. The Internet has played the main role in this widening of opportunities to create.
In December 24, 1906 – the first song was broadcasted on the radio.
August 1, 1981 – 1st video on MTV:
At the end of the 20th Century, in 1999, as technology advanced, appeared Napster & other programs to download music.
In 2004, Garageband was created. & the possibility of creating music directly from your computer or laptop was possible.
ProTools‘ origin dates back to 1983, being one of the best solutions for digital recording, composing, editing, & mixing.
iTunes was created in January 9, 2001. A program where you can organize music, movies & TV Shows you already have & shop for more.
In February 14, 2005, YouTube was created. A site I used multiple times throughout this project so you could view all these videos. You can use this site to upload, share & view videos.
Spotify was created in 2006 to create, share, & listen to online mixtapes.
In august 2007, SoundCloud was created. A user-friendly program to upload, record & promote music.
8Tracks was created in 2008. Another program to create your own online mixtapes.
& we encounter new productions daily that just keep getting more & more creative.
Here is an example:
Hope you enjoyed this music post!