Notes for this week in Rock and Roll
Notes for this week in Rock and Roll MUSI 132L - 01
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Notes for Rock and Roll Week of November 1012 Reminder Final Exam on Monday December 14 at 320pm in regular classroom November 10 was focused listening day no notes November 12 2015 Notes Minutemen The 3rd studio album by the minutemen 1984 features a collage of punk hardcore and spoken word pieces in addition to a few cover tunes of some of the bands hat in uenced the group England Alternative Rock 1979 single Bela Lugosi s dead is often credited as the first Goth Rock record released Later the band Bauhaus became more pop oriented The band is considered leaders in the darker side of Rock and Roll The Cure Eventually became pop oriented Singer Robert Smith Pure goth model The style of music was goth with a pop structure and melody They worked towards radio friendly songs in the 1980 s and since the 1990 s they had full on contemporary poprock Kate Bush Known for her literary approach to writing and performing mixed dance costumes and effects to match the characters whom she portrayed on stage QUESTION 3 How did alternative Rock try to change the world Benefit concerts We are the World Penned by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie this 1985 hit single was the US answer to Do they know it s Christmas written by Bob Geldof ad sung by the UK relief group Band Aid the prior year Live Aid 1985 London and Philadelphia Farm Aid 1985 Various American cities and towns Benefit groups Band Aid 1984 Don t they know it s Christmas USA for Africa 1985 We are the World Benefit Concert Facts Benefit pioneer Concert for Bangladesh 1971 George Harrison s efforts help raise some 250000 Band Aid 1984 peels path for live aid 1985 Bob Geldof s campaigns and royalties grow exponentially Bob Dylan s comment spurs Farm Aid 1985 Annual event is now longest running concert series in US Critics ask Who in fact benefits most Showing humanitarian side for 60million viewers has it s benefits Kathleen Hanna Helped shape the riot girl movement with her Olympia Wash Band Jeff Ament Recorded the EP often cited as as the first grunge record Chris Cornell Was in the first distinctlySeattle band to cross over to a major label Courtnev Love became a symbol for riot grrrls though mostly due to the media QUESTION 1 What elements did grunge borrow from Dunk to create a new genre Crocodile Cafe Now Recognized as the center of the Seattle scene the Crocodile Cafe was the live music venue that featured punk local bands that would one day bear the label grunge The Seattle Sound Used in uences previously off limits to punk Slowed down punkhardcoremetal sounds Stage attire telltale of Northwest weather Ultimately labeled Grunge by the press Source of Inspiration The Pixies This 1989 album featured the song Tame later cited by Kurt Cobain as his inspiration for both Lithium and the seminal Smells like teen spirit The anthem of the 1990 s generation The Pixies Eclectic in uences similar to Seattle Bands An abrasive yet melodic mix of pop and punk Doolittle noted inspiration of Nevermind 1991 Grunge hits big time as the pixies split 1991 Alternative Precursors The Butthole Surfers This bands lack of success could only be made for in the fact that their fusion of punk ad metal was a heavy in uence on future successful grunge bands such as Soundgarden QUESTION 2 Who were the most important bands from the Seattle Scene The Melvins This Aberdeen Wash Band not only inspired Nirvana but also employed Kurt Cobain On occasion as a roadie When Cobain dropped out of high school in 1985 he spent a significant amount of time at MelVins practices Soundgarden Early Sub Pop band that signed W AampM 1989 Sabbath meets Zeppelin minus the sexism Progressive rock style yet unpretentious Chris Cornell Seattle s grungerock hunk
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