UGA MUSI 2060 - Punk Rock, New Wave, Alternative Rock (3 pages)

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Lecture number:
30
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Georgia
Course:
Musi 2060 - Hist/anlys Rock Mus
Edition:
1

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MUSI 2060 1st Edition Lecture 30 Outline of Last Lecture I Pink Floyd a Background b Recordings c Song Album Examples Outline of Current Lecture I Punk Rock a Background Information b Characteristics c Groups II New Wave III Alternative Rock a Characteristics Current Lecture Punk Rock 1970s reaction against o Art rock o Heavy metal o Disco Philosophy rebellion against established norms Musically an extension of 1960s hard rock styles Artistic movement Not sure o Dadaist movement questions what art is like punk questions what music is o Anti art movement Anarchic nihilistic pessimistic self destructive o Violent when listening to music in a group start of mosh pit fad Style Characteristics o Sound Loud volumes Basic rock band lead guitar bass guitar drums vocals o Form These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Simple song forms Strophic Standard AABA o Harmony Simple chord progressions Practical guitar chords fit under fingers easily 2 3 chords in progression Bass riff is often harmonic foundation o Time Tempos very fast Typically quadruple meter Drums heavily accent every beat o Melody Vocals limited in range Vocals sometimes yelled in monotone Guitar solos generally avoided simple limited in range o Text Generally anti establishment society government Often violence oriented Sometimes vulgar banned from radio BBC Express frustration of musicians and fans Sometimes politically or socially oriented o Other Safety pins in body parts Torn dark clothes Sadomasochistic tendencies in performers and fans Dances pogo slamming moshing Punk Groups o Sex Pistols God Saved the Queen 1977 Johnny Rotten Lydon lead vocal Sid Vicious bass Malcolm MacLaren manager o Dead Kennedys Holiday in Cambodia 1980 Jello Biafra lead vocal o The Clash Know Your Rights 1982 White Man in Hammersmith Palais 1977 o The Police Roxanne 1978 Every Breath You Take 1983 Sting Gordon Sumner lead



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