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  Adult contemporary music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreviated AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream contemporary pop music, excluding hip hop and hard rock (mainly since it is geared more toward adults than teens, despite the fact that most singers are adults, yet perform music for all ages.).
Adult Top 40 was an American radio format which was reminiscent of pre-1995 Top 40 radio before rap music became a staple on playlists.
Urban Adult Contemporary (coined by Barry Mayo) is an AC format that usually attracts a large number of African Americans and sometimes Caucasian listeners.
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 Music radio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Music radio is a radio format where music is the primary source of broadcast content on both commercial and non-commercial stations.
Music has been one of the driving factors in the advancement of radio technology, from the adoption of wide-band FM to the current upswing in digital media.
Music radio, particularly top 40, has often acted as both a barometer and an arbiter of musical taste, and radio airplay is one of the defining measures of success in the mainstream musical world.
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 Adult Contemporary Downloads - Download Adult Contemporary Music - Download Adult Contemporary MP3s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Adult contemporary is essentially a continuation of the soft rock style that became popular in the '70s, with a few adjustments that reflect the evolution of pop-music production techniques.
Adult contemporary was usually melodic enough to hold listeners' attention, but agreeable and inoffensive enough to work equally well as background music; most critics reviled it as sonic wallpaper or overly safe, sentimental glop, but that didn't prevent it from becoming one of the most popular radio formats of the '80s.
Adult contemporary's visibility dwindled just a bit in the '90s, mainly because the rigidly compartmentalized state of radio and the decline of Top 40 programming during the decade meant that AC artists couldn't necessarily rely on as much hit-making exposure outside of their core adult audience.
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 UK Local Independent Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Invicta FM - Adult contemporary music for east Kent.
Island FM - Adult contemporary music for Guernsey.
Lantern FM - Contemporary music for Barnstable and North Devon.
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 Adult contemporary music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens.
Soft AC is also known as "lite" music, and many radio stations across America that play Soft AC refer to themselves as "lite" stations.
In this sense, the Soft AC format may soon be facing the demographic pressures that the "Big Band" format faced in the 1980's and 1990's and the Oldies format is starting to face today and as a result one may see Soft AC less on over-the-air radio and more on satellite radio systems.
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Madonna 's more upbeat songs "Music" and "Ray Of Light" were big hits on Hot AC, but did not fare well at Soft AC stations, which are more likely to play her songs "I'll Remember", "Crazy For You", or "Power Of Goodbye".
Soft AC is also known as "lite" music, and many radio stations across America that play Soft AC refer to themselves as "lite".
The Electronic Zen Garden is a contemporary music performance combined with a multi-media visual spectacle, all of which is based on the traditional Japanese Zen garden concept.
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 Geometry.Net - Basic_C: Contemporary Music
The Spring/Summer series of seminars and lectures at the Contemporary Music Centre continues with a practical talk on the Feldenkrais movement method on 22 April.
music business rock and pop musicians that have enabled the ACM teaching staff to create and deliver programmes that are internationally recognised for their quality and innovation.
Archives of the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music...a major center of activity on a parallel with other centers such as those found in New York, Los Angeles and Minneapolis and on a caliber with festivals of contemporary music such as Tanglewood and Aspen where new music is grounded in the educational context.
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 Geometry.Net - Basic_C: Contemporary Music
CMN Tours presents three major contemporary music tours this spring; a celebration of South African music by the cream of British and South African improvisers; award-winning big band jazz from America and Britain plus a unique sonic journey from ambient pop via jazz and electronica from Norway.
Extractions: Archives of the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music...a major center of activity on a parallel with other centers such as those found in New York, Los Angeles and Minneapolis and on a caliber with festivals of contemporary music such as Tanglewood and Aspen where new music is grounded in the educational context.
Directions The Contemporary Music Forum, Washington D.C.'s oldest new music ensemble, concludes its 29th season of concerts of new works of chamber music on Monday, April 28, 2003, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, New York Avenue, with SPRING FORUM.
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 Wigtune Company - Exalt God in contemporary worship music - song and hymn. Praise leaders site
Hymns, arranged by Don Wigton are performed in a contemporary fashion with the hopes of asserting their relevance to the modern Church.
Music on the album "Let All Who Hath Breath Praise the Lord" depicts the body unified in praise under the covering of God’s work on the cross.
We pray that the simplicity of this song will lift you from the complexity of the adult world and encourage you in your praise of Christ who was born in Bethlehem.
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Adult Contemporary music is tied very closely to the soft rock style but differs in a few aspects that give the music its own unique feel.
Since the music adapts variables from either end of the pop-rock scale, it ends up being called “Adult Contemporary”.
Adult Contemporary has a history of being a very popular radio format, and continues to thrive, as there still remains a large fan base for this style.
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 Adult Contemporary Music Stations
Eighteen channels of music from Rock to Alternative, Country to Top 40 and 60's and 80's to Adult Contemporary.
Twenty-five channels of music from Rock to Adult Contemporary, from Top 40 to Alternative, and from Jazz to Country.
News and adult contemporary music (in English) from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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 Lycos search: contemporary music
Musical mélange Almost no music of contemporary Cuban origination is heard in the USA, as a lasting effect of the trade embargo that's been in place for 30 years.
T he musical landscape of Zoar is painted with ambient sound, surreal clouds of keyboards, deathly dark drones and a life-force of crying, distorted guitar.
Mixing adult contemporary, soft rock, contemporary jazz, and New Age music much of it uncharted by the radio and record industries KKSF produces a sound that is both soothing and stimulating, programming that flows evenly, with minimal interruptions.
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 Aspiring Spaniard's Guide: Contemporary Spanish Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rosana exploded onto the Spanish adult contemporary music scene in 1996 with her debut album, Lunas Rotas.
Their upbeat music paints all kinds of images, from the Plaza del Sol in Madrid on New Year's Eve, to a lost expedition at the South Pole.
This group from Madrid is known for their great concerts and upbeat music.
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Air 1, The Positive Alternative is a listener-supported, non-commercial contemporary Christian music station.
Music from an active Christian household, with links throughout Runnymede, Egham, Surrey building connections through London to the rest of the World.
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 Adult Contemporary - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Songs range from heavy metal the Smashing Pumkins would be proud of, to more acoustic music that resembles early Morrisey but more upbeat.
Artists such as James Taylor, Elton John, and Chicago tamed their rock demons and laid the groundwork for Phil Collins, Sting, and Eric Clapton to do the same.
Adult contemporary is bereft of production grit; clean, sanitized tracks are a necessity, as is virtuosic performance, evidenced by the rise of vocal gymnasts like Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, and Mariah Carey.
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Adult Contemporary in the simplest form is a radio station format that appeals to adults aged 25-54 who like a mixture of music from the 60's all the way up through today.
AC radio got it's first start in the mid 70's when the demand for better adult ratings was put on radio stations by advertisers.
SOFT AC This version features mostly music, and as the name says, it is a soft, ballad driven music format.
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 Adult Contemporary Music:
I was exchanging messages with someone who used the phrase "adult rock" to describe the work of a musican he finds worthy and innovative.
I demurred, it is suggestive of what is Adult Contemporary music.
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 The Adult Contemporary Music Webring
Adult contemporary artists include (but are not limited to): Celine Dion, Richard Marx, Barry Manilow, Billy Joel, Bryan Adams, Donna Lewis, Deborah Gibson, Eric Carmen, LeAnn Rimes, Peter Cetera, Chicago, Jim Croce, Bonnie Raitt, Gloria Estefan, Mariah Carey, Bee Gees, & Elton John, to name just a few.
FOUR YEARS OLD is an L.A. based group focussing on therapeudic-sounding, melodic music and with themes ranging from hope to love to fear to desire.
Her New Age Music can be compared to Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, The Scorpion King, The Mummy, The Return of the Mummy and Dune soundtracks.
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 CANOE -- JAM! Music - Artists - Krall, Diana: Krall claims success
In the past few years, the sultry Nanaimo, B.C.-native has become the toast of the adult contemporary music world with her easy-listening piano- and vocal-readings of pop jazz standards.
Her music has been featured in films such as Autumn in New York and on the HBO hit Sex and the City.
The good fortune continues, as recently she's watched her latest release, The Look Of Love, enter the Canadian album charts at No. 1 -- the first time ever that a jazz album has held that position -- where it has sat for three weeks now.
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 Sheet Music - Music-Instruments.Info - Music Instrument Reviews & Promotional Deals -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This comprehensive guide based on the curriculum of the Voice Department at Berklee College of Music is a...
This collection traces the acoustic guitar in pop music from John Denver and The Beatles to James Taylor...
In the words of the All Music Guide, On and On is a sparkling sophomore effort from this...
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 WHITNEY HOUSTON booking - Adult Contemporary Music Artists - Corporate Entertainment Booking
From the moment Whitney Houston first opened her mouth to sing, it was obvious that she was bound for greatness.
She dutifully sang in the New Hope Baptist Junior Choir, aspiring to nothing higher than being a backup performer like her mother.
Dispelling rumors of competitiveness, the Houston and Carey appeared together at the MTV Video Music Awards in September — wearing the same dress no less.
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 Adult Contemporary Music from The Bomp Bookshelf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
They might be a little exagerating at times, but they definitely know the music business and I do believe they also know what went on in ABBA throghout the group's life.
It provides a rich insight into their music and somewhat turbulent lives as they were producing their timeless sound.
This is a MUST read for not only Carpenters fans but for anyone who appreciates the rare genre of contemporary music that the Carpenters were a part of.
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 Hawaii's Own Coconut Joe: Original adult contemporary, tropical, island and Hawaiian music
Featuring the music of singer, songwriter Bob Rogers and the band from the Hawaiian Islands.
Fresh, contemporary, tropical rock, pop, light jazz and blues music from Hawaii for private concerts, weddings, incentive and convention performances.
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 Paul Voudouris - Music - Adult Contemporary Musician - Official Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Recording artist, singer, composer and lyricist Paul Voudouris, known not only for his multi-platinum collaborations with Chris Spheeris ("Enchantment" and Europa") but also for his numerous solo releases which span styles from audio art to pop rock to children's music.
His latest album "emilia's notebook" has just been awarded by the Parent's Choice Organization for the Fall of 2002.
This witty, multi-language musical endeavor makes learning other languages easy and fun.
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 BootLeg Betty » Customers Embrace Adult Contemporary Music
The nationwide book and music retailer has always seen strong sales in the jazz, classical and easy listening categories, partly because of an unparalleled selection, a commitment to educate listeners through their Jazz and Classical Essentials programs and easily accessible music samples via digital listening stations.
Adult contemporary music titles across genres have experienced a resurgence of success over the past few years.
Borders Group Inc. (NYSE:BGP) is a leading global retailer of books, music and movies.
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