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Electro Pop Fingerprints / Features

Instrumentation: Vocals Electric Guitar x 2 Bass Guitar / Bass Synth Drum machines or loops Drums and percussion Heavy use of Synthesizers Pads Strings Pianos Samplers Pattern Sequencers   Common Structure: Intro (8 bars) – Verse(8 bars) –  Pre Chorus(8 bars) – …

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Task 1C Video Lessons and Coursework Help

In this course you will be introduced to the Task 1C specification for 2014 – 15. The option that we will be researching and developing is: Arranging ‘House music’ with the ‘Seven Nation Army’ song.

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Stylistic Features of Reggae Music

In this article you will find a brief overview of the relevant stylistic features of Reggae music. Use these features in your logbook to reflect your Task 1C arrangement intentions.

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Stylistic Features of House Music

In this article you will find a brief overview of the relevant stylistic features of House music. Use these in your logbook to reflect your Task 1C arrangement intentions. How, Where and why you used these features?   Stylistic Features …

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Stylistic Fingerprints of Trance Music

Trance is a genre of electronic dance music that developed in the 1990s in Germany. It is characterised by a tempo of between 125 and mid 160 beats per minute, repeating melodic phrases, and a musical form that builds up …

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Club Dance Style: Dubstep Fingerprints

Instrumentation: -Drum machines -Drums and percussion -Synthesizers -Samplers -Grimy distorted vocal samples or Clean ethereal female vocals. (However most dubstep is instrumental only). Performance and Arrangement: -Usual tempo of 140bpm -Takes drum pattern influences from Drum’n’bass. -Dubstep rhythms are usually …

New Wave and Punk: The Buzzcocks

There is a newer version of this post!This post has been updated to form part of a bigger Punk and New Wave Course. View this artist and many othersNEW POST HERE! The buzzcocks A Level music technology focused styles Formed …

Punk and New wave: The sex Pistols

There is a newer version of this post!This post has been updated to form part of a bigger Punk and New Wave Course. View this artist and many othersNEW POST HERE! The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London …

New Wave and Punk: Blondie

There is a newer version of this post!This post has been updated to form part of a bigger Punk and New Wave Course. View this artist and many othersNEW POST HERE! Blondie is an American rock band, founded by singer …