What is it?Acoustic is a style of music which uses thetechniques of rock music (often combinedwith elements from folk rock and singer-songwriter pop) to compose a softer, moretoned-down sound. Soft rock songsgenerally tend to focus on themes like love,everyday life and relationships. The genretends to make heavy use of acoustic guitars,pianos, synthesizers and sometimessaxophones. The electric guitars in soft rockare normally faint and high-pitched.
Sub Genre The main sub-genres of acoustic music are: Folk rock, soft rock, surf rock, alternative rock A lot of different genres of music have elements of acoustic music , Another song is Rihanna’s ‘Take a for example, Chase & Status who Bow’. Rihanna is primarily a pop are primarily a dupstep/ dance artist, however some of her songs act, use acoustic music in their are acoustic … song ‘End Credits’…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZK4qgveLlTE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3UjJ4wKLkg
Conventions of this genre of music in music videos The print screens below are from 3 different videos that come under the genre we’re focusing on of Acoustic. Mumford & Sons ‘Winter Winds’Jason Mraz ‘I’m Yours’ Each video has: • Outdoor scenes •Includes varied shots of acoustic instruments, mostly guitars • Close-ups of the artist singing Laura Marling ‘Devil Spoke’