Music Genres

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Music Genres
  1. Contemporary R&B
    1. combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop and dance.
      1. such as Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston
        1. Contemporary R&B has a polished record production style, drum machine-backed rhythms, an occasional saxophone-laced beat to give a jazz feel
        2. Indie Rock
          1. Indie rock is a genre of alternative rock that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. Indie rock was extremely diverse, with subgenres that include indie pop, jangle pop, and lo-fi, among others.
            1. The term indie rock, which comes from "independent," describes the small and relatively low-budget labels on which it is released and the do-it-yourself attitude of the bands and artists involved.
              1. such as The Killers, Imagine Dragons
              2. Electronic / Dubstep
                1. Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production
                  1. such as Nero, Knife Party, Calvin Harris
                    1. Electronic / Dubstep usually has a very fast and upbeat tempo. Most electronic / dubstep genre music videos are very fast or full of energy
                    2. Pop
                      1. Pop music (a term that originally derives from an abbreviation of "popular") is a genre of popular music, which originated in its modern form during the 1950s and 1960s, deriving from rock and roll genres.
                        1. such as Rihanna, Beyonce and Katy Perry
                          1. As a genre, pop music is extremely eclectic, often borrowing elements from other styles including urban, dance, rock, Latin and country; nonetheless, there are core elements which define pop.
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