Acoustic music comprises music that solely or primarily uses instruments which produce sound through entirely acoustic means, as opposed to electric or electronic means. Rock music is a genre of popular music that developed during and after the 1960s, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, itself heavily influenced by rhythm and blues and country music. Rock music also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical sources.Folk music is an English term encompassing both traditional folk music and contemporaryfolk music. The term originated in the 19th century. Traditional folk music has been definedin several ways: as music transmitted by mouth, as music of the lower classes, and as musicwith unknown composers. It has been contrasted with commercial and classical styles. Folk rock is a musical genre combining elements of folk music and rock music. In its earliest and narrowest sense, the term referred to a genre that arose in the United States and the UK around the mid-1960s.
These magazines ‘Acoustic’ and ‘Rock & folk’ show conceptsof the genre that we are studying as our artist is related tothese types of genres.
This is last.fm an online radio station that plays acoustic folk rock music,on this website you are able to download the scrobbler which allowsyou to find out more music based with your selection of music that youplay and listen to. To find out more information about this radio stationthey have a blog where you are able to catch up on what has beenannounced and has been said from the radio station.
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