These are the final blog posts from the five members of the global music group. *** *** ***
By Matthew Wells At this point it’s probably safe to assume that most people have at least heard of ‘Hamilton.’ They might not have listened to any of the music, but they probably have at least heard of the hip hop musical about the life and death of Alexander Hamilton. But the topic of this… Read More “The World Was Wide Enough” for ‘Hamilton’ to Conquer
When you think of the great psychedelic bands of the 1960s, the main names that come to mind are almost bound to be those of American or British acts: The Grateful Dead, The Beatles, The Doors, The Stones, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, the list goes on. However, the influences of ’60s counter culture on popular… Read More Tropicália: Brazil’s Musical Contribution to the Psychedelic Era
I have asked so many friends this question, “What do you think is the most popular music in the U.S?” A lot of them said R&B/Hip-Hop, a few said Country, and a little responded with Rock/Oldies. Now according to 2015 ranking by busbud, Country music ranked first. Even though I love Country music, it came… Read More Music around the World
-Clarissa Ceffalo *** The United States is no stranger to popular international artists – think Shakira and Enrique Iglesias. America was once viewed as the melting pot for the world. With the help of technology, the world has become one giant melting pot – thanks to the internet and cheaper, safer travel. Cultures and languages… Read More Spanish, Italian, English, Oh My!
BY Christina Khetsisouvanh Korean Pop has spread all over the world with the mega hit Gangnam Style by Psy, more and more people have turned into Korean Pop fans. So, what is Korean Pop? Well, it’s a genre of music in South Korea that’s a mix of electronic, rap, R & B, and hip hop.… Read More A Brief History of Korean Pop