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Tag: general music knowledge
Why blame our own self-existence problems to the expansion of technology in music consumption?
This is a response to ‘Spotify dan Betapa Narsisnya Kita’. This article offers another perspective on the relation between music digitalization and our narcissism. After all, we are all just starting the new era of nostalgic moments for the new generation.
Mental Health in the Music Industry
With a lot of recent deaths because of suicide among musicians in the past few years, mental health in the music industry has been a major talking point, with a lot of artists being open about their mental health and also advocating it at the same time. Efforts to accommodate musicians’ mental health have also risen in recent times.
Asians and Their Prominent Representation in Contemporary R&B
In a scene originated and also dominated by African-American artists, there are some good shout outs for artists of Asian descent who are starting to make a scene in contemporary R&B, including 88rising’s Joji and NIKI, Malaysian singer Yuna, and Indian-American singer Raveena.
Remixes: Good or Bad?
With the amount of remixes growing at a substantial rate, questions emerged whether remixes are a good thing or vice versa, and whether they are necessary to be done or not.
The Nostalgia Series, vol. 6: Early to Mid 2000s Pop Melayu Phenomenon in Indonesia
It’s always interesting to talk about the most controversial era and one of the most iconic eras of Indonesian music – the era where local Malay pop bands dominated the scene and released what would later be national sad karaoke anthems.
South Korea and the Prominent Rise of House Music
There’s an alternative to familiarising yourself with Korean music if K-Pop is not your thing, as Korean House music movement is becoming a thing with artists such as Peggy Gou, Yaeji, and Park Hye-Jin leading the movement.
The Classical Series, vol. 4: Russian Classical Music
Russian classical music has always had its own place in the history of classical music. But what makes it so different from the usual Western/Central Europe classical music?
Grammy’s 2019 Recap!
The biggest night in music just happened last Sunday, February 10th, at its regular home at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. After a few controversies, this year’s Grammys is a solid step forward compared to last year’s, both in the awards they presented and the performances they held.
The Classical Series, vol. 3: Classical Sampling and Influences in Rock and Metal Music
At first, it may seem a bit difficult to find a link between the “harshness” of rock and metal music and the stereotypical “soothing” sounds of classical music – yet the similarity could not have been any more prominent, with the presence of classical sampling in many rock songs, the emergence of neo-classical metal bands, and guitar solos and riffs that somewhat imitate symphonies.