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Rock And It’s Cross-Genre Influence


Another form of rock that was practiced in the garage of the family, particularly suburban ones, was named garage rock, for obvious reasons. This turned rock music into crude music which involved growling, snarling and producing other sounds which would eventually become music that was totally incoherent. Its nature was more aggressive in emotion, be it the beats, or the lyrics.

The aftermath of the British Invasion saw the birth of pop rock. This has been around since the mid of 1950s. Paul McCartney, Perter Frampton, Elton John and few others created this genre of upbeat music that was racy.

The wave of the British Invasion was washed over slowly by American bands that had strong influence of blues music in their rock music. The revival of American folk music led to infusion of rock to it, thus giving birth to folk rock.

The Psychedelic rock comes from LSD music infused into the folk music. The 13th floor elevators are reported to be the first of this kind of rock group. The Beatles are credited to have introduced several elements of this genre of rock music.

The roots rock tends to go back to the more conventional form of rock music. This can be seen as the withdrawal of the wave to go backwards to the origin. Progressive rock involved going off track. This genre of rock involves experimenting with instruments that hadn’t been used before, changing the type of song, modifying the emotion as well as the forms of the songs. These variations tended to shine particularly in live concerts, where ticket prices reached an all time high to watch performers practice their newly-invented craft. The instruments played a major role. Lyrics tended to be kept abstract or crisp.

Rock has gone digital

With the advent and advancement of computer technology in every field, rock music has its fair share too. With the help of music software it has become possible to create very high quality music right from any place which has led to several home based rock music growth.

Some people tend to associate rock music with way of expression of severe emotions or those that tend to blow you off the top. With its constant evolution there is undisputed following all through the ages and time.

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