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Topic: Groove (popular music)

  Rhythm-and-Blues Music - MSN Encarta
Rhythm-and-Blues Music or R&B, variety of different, but related, types of popular music produced and supported primarily by fl Americans beginning in the early 1940s (see African American Music).
Until white rock-and-roll performers such as Bill Haley and Elvis Presley achieved mass popularity in the mid-1950s, what was commonly referred to as rock and roll by white disc jockeys and fans was referred to as the latest style of R&B by fl disc jockeys and fans.
This influence can be traced in forms of rock music, country and western, gospel music, and jazz as well as in a variety of non-Western forms of music (see Worldbeat), including Nigerian juju, a style of popular dance music, and Algerian rai, another popular style distinguished by its rebellious lyrics.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761557760/Rhythm-and-Blues_Music.html   (1018 words)

  Groove - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Groove (behavioural) - a behaviour pattern characterised by following a very predictable routine which is hard to break out of.
Groove (popular music) - approximately a rhythm or meter and its embellishment by a rhythm section.
Groove metal, a subgenre of heavy metal music.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Groove   (131 words)

 Popular music
Popular music, often called simply pop music, is music belonging to any of a number of contemporary musical styles broadly popular (ergo the term).
In this respect, popular music differs from traditional folk music, which is created by ordinary people for their own enjoyment; and much classical music, which was originally created to serve the purposes of the Church or for the entertainment of the nobility.
Today's music technology inevitably favors unlimited mass reproduction, which is one of the reasons why the music industry, using the weapon of copyright, is always fighting a rearguard battle against its free availability.
www.jahsonic.com /PopularMusic.html   (2795 words)

 HOLMES, Richard 'Groove' : MusicWeb Encyclopaedia of Popular Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
HOLMES, Richard 'Groove' : MusicWeb Encyclopaedia of Popular Music
Among many LPs on Prestige '66--8 was That Healin' Feelin' with Rusty Bryant on tenor (b 25 Nov. '29, Huntington WV; d 25 March '91; Bryant had a juke-box hit early '50s on Dot with honking rock'n'roll style 'Night Train', made a comeback in the '60s on Prestige).
Holmes also recorded '68--76 on Groove Merchant, Flying Dutchman, World Pacific; a Blue Note LP was called Comin' On Home '74; latest albums were on Muse: Shippin' Out '77 with Dave Schnitter on tenor (b 19 March '48, Newark NJ), Good Vibrations '77 and Broadway '80, both with Houston Person on tenor (b 10 Nov.
www.musicweb-international.com /encyclopaedia/h/H133.HTM   (216 words)

 Groove Guru - downtempotunes - UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Groove Guru - downtempotunes - UK Groove Guru released his first down tempo single "Palolem Karma" on 20 Feb 06 and 2nd single "Travel Shanti" on 27 March 06 both through Spice Global Records.
His music is mainly inspired by his experienced as a DJ Goa, India for 6 years from1999 -2005 and also influenced by his practice of Yoga and Meditation (Vipassana).
Groove Guru has been in the music business for the last 15 years, besides a DJ he has also been an A & R Manager and a Music Programmer/ Arranger.
www.grooveguru.co.uk   (195 words)

 Groove   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Their is a good groove in any genre.
The main ingredient of a groove is the bassline, and that pretty well sums up what it is about.
However, in the case of rare groove, it was Norman Jay's who coined the genre in his late 1985 show 'The Original Rare Groove Show' on Kiss FM - then still a pirate station that reintroduced seventies funk tracks and plenty of obscure rarities, coining the term rare groove.
www.jahsonic.com /Groove.html   (187 words)

 Everyday I Write the Book: A-C   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Popular music and the post-pop avant garde: A replay, with margins.
Popular Music and Society and the evolving discipline of popular music studies.
Popular music as a mode of communication: 1955-1982.
www.cas.usf.edu /communication/rodman/biblio/biblio-ac.html   (4333 words)

 A history of music
Disco music is an up-tempo style of dance music that originated in the early 1970s, mainly from funk and soul music, popular originally with gay and fl audiences in large U.S. cities, and derives its name from the French word discothèque (meaning nightclub), coined from disc + bibliotèque (library) by La Discothèque in Rue Huchette.
Rap music [origin: mid-1970s, New York City] is one of the elements of hip hop; it is a form of rhyming lyrics spoken rhythmically over musical instruments, with a musical backdrop of sampling, scratching and mixing by DJs.
Emerging in the early fifties, rock music was initially referred to as “rock 'n' roll.” After 1964 it was simply called “rock music.” The change in terminology indicates both a continuity with and a break from the earlier period; rock music was no longer just for dancing.
www.jahsonic.com /music.html   (2927 words)

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Included are texts in cultural studies, culture: policy and politics, popular culture, popular music, masculinity and culture, feminism and culture, queer sexuality, fan culture, literary theory, film and video, and postmodernity.
What is missing from this volume on gender and popular music are the large numbers of women who rely upon stereotypes about gendered behaviors to tell a story and to sell their music.
Ironically, although this volume presents evidence for a masculinist culture in popular music, the emphasis placed on the relatively small number of white women who present a women centered vision leaves the impression that women are significantly changing and shaping popular music.
www.mith2.umd.edu /WomensStudies/ReadingRoom/BookReviews/alexander   (1071 words)

 Releases :: "The Music of Africa: Popular Music in Ghana"
Releases :: "The Music of Africa: Popular Music in Ghana"
Collins--performer and scholar--will focus on the evolution of popular music in Ghana, from highlife to gospel, reggae, and rap.
He is also a lecturer in the Music Department of the University of Ghana from where he runs several highlife bands; including Electro-Griot (guitar, harmonica, and Ghanaian harp-lute), Local Dimension (a highlife dance band) and T.O. Jazz and the Palmwine Band (an unplugged acoustic band).
www.moravian.edu /news/releases/2000/017.htm   (496 words)

 Jazz History - Groove Jazz
"Groove" is inclusive of various jazz styles ranging from the early 1960s to current musical trends.
The singular musical characteristic that ties these styles together is the importance of the underlying and continuous funky backbeat.
The combination of popular soul and gospel tinged, dance-oriented music — fused with improvisation — offered an accessible approach to jazz, which broadened its appeal to a wider audience.
www.vervemusicgroup.com /history.aspx?hid=26   (426 words)

 Everyday I Write the Book: S-Z   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Popular music and the synergy of corporate culture.
Bluegrass music and its misguided representation of Appalachia.
Popularity in music: Some aspects of a historical materialist theory for popular music.
www.cas.usf.edu /communication/rodman/biblio/biblio-sz.html   (5469 words)

 In the Groove for PlayStation 2 Review - PlayStation 2 In the Groove Review
But now that the genre's popularity has gently returned to niche status after a brief time in the limelight, Konami is down to making one or two dance games a year.
There are multiple ways to play In the Groove, including a fitness mode that counts calories, a double mode that lets one player play with two dance mats, a nonstop string of four or five tracks called marathon, as well as practice and two-player options.
In the Groove's graphics are pretty bare bones, but the utter lack of frills doesn't really get in the way of the gameplay or anything.
www.gamespot.com /ps2/puzzle/inthegroove/review.html   (727 words)

 Popular Music Slang Expressions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Originally, "Barrelhouse Music" was the type of piano music (also called 'Fast Western') played in those cabarets.
It was used in reference to the music played by the small groups at a club called "Nick's" (in the Greenwich Village are of New York city.
Sliphorn Musical slang for the Trombone (aka: tailgate horn due to the sideman's position in the early horse drawn wagons.
nfo.net /usa/slang.html   (3249 words)

Mind Body Weekness The Mind, Music, and Behavior abstract The main purpose of the paper is to investigate and present the relationship between the mind, music, and human behavior.
Music And God: Common Grounds Music was born in order for people to express their inner most emotion of which language could try to, but not fully describe.
Music In The Movies: Experiencing Something New Question: For the elements of music are not tones of such and such a pitch, duration and loudness, nor chords and measured beats; they are like all artistic elements, something virtual, created for...
www.monsterpapers.com /Search/music/2   (508 words)

 Groove Armada - Epitonic.com: Hi Quality Free and Legal MP3 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
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Since releasing their seminal (and painfully limited) seven-inch, "At The River," on Tim 'Love' Lee's organic breaks imprint Tummy Touch, Groove Armada have been the darlings of the U.K.'s oh-so-fickle dance music press.
Better suited for a duvet than a dance floor, "M 2 Many" is taken from Groove Armada's second Tummy Touch single, and was re-released as part of the Tummy Touch compilation I Am Fearless Funky & Five alongside Tutto Matto, Cousin Grizzly, Organic Audio, and the lovely Tim Lee.
www.epitonic.com /artists/groovearmada.html   (421 words)

 Yale > Music > Robert Fink   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Robert Fink focuses on music after 1965, with special interests in minimalism, popular music, post-modernism and the canon, and the intersection of cultural and music-analytical theory.
Other interests include groove-based popular music, music and technology, psychoanalysis and the hermeneutics of absolute music, and the music of Stravinsky.
Fink holds the Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and the M.A. in Music Theory from the Eastman School of Music.
www.yale.edu /yalemus/faculty/fink.htm   (216 words)

 UCLA Musicology Faculty
She specializes in the early modern music cultures of France, England, and colonial North America, and her research is generally concerned with identity and difference as expressed in music, especially colonial difference.
In contrast with an aesthetic tradition that treats music as ineffable and transcendent, her work engages with the signifying dimensions of musical procedures and deals with this elusive medium as a set of social practices.
Her recent work on music and Disney animation stems from her undergraduate class “Getting Medieval: Medievalism and Music in Popular Culture,” in which Walt Disney and J. Tolkien stand together as the most influential figures interpreting and re-imagining European medieval material in the 20th century.
www.humnet.ucla.edu /humnet/musicology/faculty/faculty-bio.html   (1800 words)

 Sheet Music publication - Supernatural Rhythm & Groove
Supernatural Rhythm & Groove is a testament to percussion study and musicalnt.
Patterns and grooves from each of the songs are broken down into individual lessons, and all five songs are taught and performed in their entirety.
Sheet music is supplied on a firm sale basis and is not returnable except in the case of error or damage.
music.netstoreusa.com /902/WB902924.shtml   (382 words)

 Soul Jazz/Groove Downloads - Download Soul Jazz/Groove Music - Download Soul Jazz/Groove MP3s
Soul Jazz, which was the most popular jazz style of the 1960's, differs from bebop and hard bop (from which it originally developed) in that the emphasis is on the rhythmic groove.
The musicians build their accompaniment around the bassline and, although there are often strong melodies, it is the catchiness of the groove and the amount of heat generated by the soloists that determine whether the performance is successful.
Groove is a sub-set of Soul-Jazz, one that is injected with the blues and concentrates on the rhythm.
www.mp3.com /soul-jazz-groove/genre/554/subgenre.html   (4050 words)

 The Digital Turntable Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
This deck is so popular that almost every turntable company has copied the basic design in an attempt to meet the demands.
The grooves on the record are dense in areas where there is lots of sound happening and less dense when there are fewer sounds happening.
Thus, the costs of maintaining a music library are less when moving to a digital format.
www.cs.ubc.ca /~tbeamish/dgroove.html   (2498 words)

 Popular Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
VC #4635 Alejandro F. Escobar Interviews with musicologists and ethnologists in Cuba establish the African background to Cuban music, and the influence of Santeria, the Afrocuban religion.
VC 1637 David Ennis Investigation of Canadian traditional music by focussing on fiddle music, how it was commonly learnt and practiced, and its sources.
VC #2983 Banyan TV Describes the evolution of the steelpan musical instrument, the only acoustic instrument invented in the 20th century, and its use in the popular, jazz and classical music of the rest of the world.
info.library.yorku.ca /depts/smil/filmographies/popular_music.htm   (3616 words)

 Jazz History - Swing
The 1930s ushered in a style of music that that became the most accessible and popular in jazz history.
Nationwide exposure to "swing" music via radio broadcasts and recordings enabled the music to thrust into popular culture.
The bands based in Kansas City, the Southwest and Midwest were known as territory bands and played blues-oriented music focusing on the steady swing groove emanating from the rhythm section.
www.vervemusicgroup.com /history.aspx?hid=11   (687 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Sexing the Groove discusses these issues and many more, bringing together leading music and cultural theorists to explore the relationships between popular music, gender and sexuality.
Sexing the Groove provides the answers to these questions and many more, bringing together leading international music and cultural theorists to explore the relationship between popular music, gender and sexuality.
Sexing the Groove is structured into sections focusing on rock music culture, masculinities and popular music, women and popular music, and music, image and identity.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0415146712   (687 words)

 NI on-line shop :: Australia :: Music - Arabic Groove   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
From the trendy bars of Barbés, the bustling neighborhood of Paris populated by immigrants from North and West Africa, to the cosmopolitan nightclubs of Cairo, Arab music is experiencing a transformation.
Rooted in centuries-old musical traditions that are governed by long-established structures and instrumentation, the popular music of the Arab world has recently found inspiration and influence in the contemporary urban pop music of the West.
Algerian singer Khaled is one of the most popular artists in France and his smash single “Aisha” in 1996 made him the first Arab artist to have a number one song on the French pop charts.
www.newint.com /catalog/arabgroove.htm   (575 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Music: Vertigo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
As with a great deal of dance music through the 1990s, though broadly still considered house, the sound of Vertigo takes as much from the jaded, trip-hop of Bristol as it does from the uplifting house of Studio 54.
It is this collusion which defines the LP with the vocal of "In My Bones" ruffled by a techno low end while the chugging backbeats of "Chicago" act to set off a delicate Chic-esque guitar.
So many artists have a song or songs that they create in a moment of inspiration, then every ensuing song seems to be a rehash or remix of that moment of brilliance, never quite managing to live up to the quality of the predecessor.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000257MD   (1181 words)

 Putumayo World Music - Groove
African Groove features musicians from Africa who experiment with hip-hop, remixing and electronic programming as well as international electronica artists who have used the rhythms and styles of Africa as inspiration for trend- setting club music.
The modern masters of so-called downtempo music are boundless globetrotters, incorporating equal amounts of the exotic and the mundane.
The music on World Lounge was selected and sequenced to serve as an aural backdrop for a contemporary lounging session.
www.sensia.com /putgroove.htm   (1218 words)

 gender and popular music
Gender and Popular Music at the University of Chicago
There is also an extensive gender studies bibliography maintained by the Society for Music Theory's Committee on the Status of Women.
Popular music, gender, and postmodernism: anger is an energy
www.lib.uchicago.edu /e/su/music/musgender.html   (398 words)

 Welcome to The Don Wright Faculty of Music
Coates' numerous articles on gender and rock music, and about rock music on network television, are published in anthologies and journals, including Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender, Mapping the Beat: Popular Music and Contemporary Theory, and the Journal of Popular Music Studies.
Coates is active in expanding the discipline of Popular Music studies.
She has served on the executive board of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, U.S. branch, for several years, and currently serves as its Vice President.
www.music.uwo.ca /bios/ncoates.html   (333 words)

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