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5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's
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5 - History of Popular Music - Psychedelic Rock, Rock Steady, Wall of Sound - 1960's

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  • The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics – In Russian CCCR - Союз Советских Социалистических Республик
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    • 1. Aims: Objectives: • Illustrate the major historic development of Psychedelic Rock and Rock Steady . • Listen to different examples of these genres and be about to notice key details in structure, instrumentation & structure. • Able to record your own notes from the lecture and class discussions. • Have an understanding of Psychedelic Rock and important sub-genres. • Able to explain some of the leading elements of the Cold War and its affect on Popular Music at the time.
    • 2. • The rebellious tones and image of American ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll and Blues musicians became very popular with British musicians. • A style known as ‘Skiffle’ emerged – a jazz influenced sound using readily available objects such as and instruments. • John Lennon’s Quarrymen were a Skiffle band, influencing the sound of the Beatles in later years. Recapping
    • 3. • Musicians took the American sound and gave it a British flavor, so that the style they came up with became known as ‘British R&B’. Examples of British R&B were: - Rolling Stones - Yardbirds - John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers • In February 7th 1963 The Beatles arrive in America for the first time. A national news correspondent stated the British invasion has arrived and it goes by the name of ‘Beatlemania’! • Two days later they appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show..
    • 4. • Psychedelic rock emerged during the mid 1960’s and is closely connected to mind-altering drugs and their effects. It is said to replicate, enhance and even summarize the effects these drugs had on an person. Psychedelic Rock In the tradition of Jazz and Blues, many folk and rock musicians began to take drugs and included drug references into their music.
    • 5. In the UK the leading psychedelic group was The Beatles; important albums were ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ and ‘Magical Mystery Tour’. Also Rolling Stones with ‘Their Satanic Majesties Request’ and Pink Floyd ‘The Piper at the Gates’. The USA had groups like The Doors, ‘Light My Fire’, Jimi Hendrix, ‘Electric Ladyland’ and ‘Are You Experienced’. Also Jefferson Airplane, ‘Surrealistic Pillow’.
    • 6. Woodstock These trends climaxed in the 1969 with the Woodstock Festival. Considered the height of the ‘Summer of Love’, people had massed to develop social harmony and prove we could come together as a race. - This was taking place in historic times where the future was unclear, and the middle of the Cold War; Left against
    • 7. Characteristics of the genre… • Electric Guitars: often used with feedback, wah wah and fuzzboxes. • Elaborate Studio effects: such as backwards tapes, panning, phasing, long delay loops and extreme Reverb. • Exotic Instrumentation: sitar and tabla. • Instrument Solos: often at great length and without structure. • Complex song structures: Key signature changes, modal melodies and drones • Strange Lyrics: Often surreal, whimsical and with themes of drugs and sex.
    • 8. At the end of WWII Germany had been broken into two (East and West), West run by Capitalists (Allies) and the East by Communists (USSR). Although NO battles took place it was a time of extreme tension between the world’s leading powers. The Cold War
    • 9. The Major Events: • USSR takes Berlin and Germany is broken into two. • NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is developed by Western powers. • People’s Republic of China is formed (Communist state) and makes packs with the USSR. • Korean War: North Korea invades South Korea, both these countries were backed by different leading powers (USSR & USA). Many Americans did not want this war, leading theme at • Cuban Missile Crisis: when the world was closet to nuclear war than ever before. • Space Race: More a race in technology; was a key aspect throughout the Cold War.
    • 10. One of the most famous bands to use LSD and allow it to inspire their music was The Beatles.For example ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ had the song ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’. Full of bizarre sounds and and strange audio landscapes.This album was also appreciated for its advance in studio technologies
    • 11. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
    • 12. • Since the introduction of Magnetic Recording tape in 1949, multitask recording had been developed. By 1967 all of the Sgt. Pepper tracks could be recorded at Abby Road using Mono, Stereo and Four-track recorders. • The recording made extensive use of the technique known as ‘Bouncing Down’ (also called Reduction Mix), in which a number of tracks are recorded across the four tracks of one recorder, which were then mixed and dubbed down onto one track of the master four- track machine. •This allowed the studio engineers to give the Beatles a virtual multi- track studio.
    • 13. Four-Track Recording Video
    • 14. • Wall of Sound is a music production technique for pop and rock music recordings developed by record producer Phil Spector. • This rich texture used echo, tape loops, multi layering and a powerful backbeat. Famously found in hits by the Ronettes, Crystals, Righteous Bros., Ike and Tina Turner.
    • 15. 3. The echo-laden sound was channeled back to the control room, and transferred to tape. The reverberation and echo from the room gave his production their distinctive quality and resulted in a rich and complex sound when played on AM radio with am impressive depth rarely heard in Mono recordings. 2. The signal from the studio would be played through the speakers and would reverberate around the room, being picked up by the microphones. 1. Microphones in the recording studio captured the sound, which was then transmitted to an echo chamber Live Room Control Room Echo Chamber
    • 16. One of the biggest complaints about the Let It Be album throughout the years has centred on Spector's ‘Wall of Sound’ technique, with some critics claiming the quality of the music was diminished by his orchestration and use of choirs. The songs on Let It Be... Naked differ greatly from the versions presented on the original ‘The Long and Winding Road’ different take, with electric piano and guitar that was not on the original, but without orchestral overdubs
    • 17. Task: • This Year’s (2010/2011) main genres to research are ‘Indie Rock’ and ‘Soul’. These will be the genres that you will need to know the most about as the exam will ask you more in-depth questions about these.• To start you researching about the SOUL genre you will work in a group and develop a presentation. - Groups of 2/3 people - Minimum of 5 minutes of talking - MUST have 1 hand-out for peers (A4) - Explain Artists, Songs, Styles, instrumentation and Studio Production used in the ‘Soul’ genre. - Important artists to consider: The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye and Booker T & the MG’s. Soul Music

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