Music Genre Post #4: Pop, Disco, Alternative Country, and Jazz

I am back to explore more genres. This week, however, is a relatively short one. I listened to pop, disco, alternative country, and jazz music. So let’s get started. Pop music is an interesting beast to tackle. Obviously, the term ‘pop music’ is used generally to describe music that is popular. But the moniker also…

2017 Rap Up

An evergreen phrase for this blog: better late than never. For the past three years, I have been doing a yearly ‘rap up.’ I try to listen to as many of the rap releases in a given year as I can and I put together a list of the best albums in a given year….

Music Genres: Blues Rock, Folk, & Country

In the last installment (and the first) of the music genre project, I explored early blues and rock ‘n’ roll. Those are relatively foundational genres for what music has become today, which is primarily what led me to selecting them in the first place. However, now it is time to move on and in doing…

Music Genres: Rock ‘n’ Roll and Blues

I have spent the last few weeks setting up my next project, and this one is another big music one. This project also pulls me out of my comfort zone. I am used to working within the sounds of a single album, not an entire genre, but that is where I find myself at the…