Producing, soft Rock music, music producer, Rock producing, Rock and Roll, forlk Rock
As a soft pop rock music producer, my music would combine Rock and Roll with some aspects from folk rock, meaning that it would be softer and more toned down than normal rock music. It would focus more on themes such as love, daily life as well as relationships. Soft rock came about in the 1950s when singers of pop music began making use of arrangements that integrated some elements from rock and roll. It has a number of distinct features such as de-emphasizing of the rock beat as well as a move away from guitar lines that were intense and harsh vocalizing. The lyrics of songs also tend to be more upbeat and intended to cause the audience to think more as opposed to having aspects of rebellion (Schloss et al 34).
[...] Shepherd, J. Horn, David. Continuum. Encycopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume Genres North America. (New York: A & C Black, 2012). [...]
[...] The fact that technology has changed and evolved has provided a chance for sound from soft rock music to become more clearer. Technologies as well as instruments that are used in producing soft rock has changed over time with computers providing the chance for generation of sounds and sounds that have been previously recorded which have resulted in a change in the beats as well as melodies characterizing soft rock. This has seen songs becoming much sharper and far more precise (Shepherd & Horn 32). [...]
[...] It employs the use of guitars, saxophones and just as in soft rock music, the electric guitars that might be used are faint as well as pitched highly. It might also make use of synthesizers and a number of other electronics for instance drum machines. In addition, in much the same way that adult contemporary is easily played on the radio for the fact that it is easy to listen to; soft rock also displays the same qualities (Schloss et al 48). Works Cited Schloss, Joseph, G. Starr, Larry, Waterman, Christopher, A. Rock: Music, Culture and Business. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012). [...]
[...] It makes use of values of production as well as arrangements that are not only more clean but also more polished led by either a piano or an acoustic guitar. In addition, it is characterized by a bass guitar that is more bouncy and harmonious and a smoother more restrained use of an electric guitar (Shepherd & Horn 29). I would make use of bands such as Coldplay, James Blunt and Neon Trees who employ the use of soft rock. [...]
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