Author Archives: Damiann

Indie American Bands Who Made It Big |


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Everyone knows how hard it is to start out in the music industry. It may take years and years of publicity, projects, and written songs to impress the crowds and become a star. Even bands under major record labels find it difficult. How much harder is it for those indie bands who wouldn’t know the first thing to do to become popular? Still, over the years, lots and lots of indie artists are starting to emerge and get their shot […]

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Formerly Underground Music Genres – Part 2 |


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Once underground, the drill music genre has been blasted into the headlines for its supposed links to violent crime in the inner city in Britain. But what is drill, and is it really responsible for violence? This article will give you the answers. What is drill? Drill is a type of trap music with distinctive, ominous beats. The most famous early artist to use it was Chief Keef, a rapper from Chicago. That city gave birth to the genre. It […]

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Formerly Underground Music Genres – Part 1 |


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Grime, a formerly underground genre, has been called as disruptive and powerful as punk. A study by Ticketmaster shows that the number of grime streams has surpassed 200 million. How did this music genre gain success and love in the mainstream? If you’ve ever wondered what grime music is, the artists that started it, and what its future will be, here’s everything you need to know. What is grime music? Despite often being associated with hip-hop, grime is actually a […]

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Early Forms Of Rock Music Part 3: Folk Rock |


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The 1960s was a time of great change and upheaval in the Western world. Against the backdrop of war, progressive ideals, and economic crises, folk and rock music had a child called folk rock. If you’ve ever wondered about early forms of rock music, keep reading to find out more about folk rock, its history, and its lasting legacy. Folk Rock in the Mid-1960s Developed in both the United States and the United Kingdom, folk rock is a hybrid of […]

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Early Forms Of Rock Music Part 2: Country Rock |


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Part of the beauty of rock and roll is that its roots come from so many different places. A large part of those roots is country music. The blend of the two has shaped and influenced some major moments and artists in the rock genre. It started in America’s south, but many of the best practitioners hailed from other places. It even reached as far as Britain, when the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards met Gram Parsons. Read on to find […]

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Early Forms of Rock Music Part 1: Rockabilly |


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Rockabilly is one of the pioneering forms of rock music. Its influence helped shaped rock and infused the music of one of the most successful artists of all time, Elvis Presley. Artists from Morrissey to the White Stripes have used the sound in their music. Read on to find out about this fascinating music genre. The origins of rockabilly Rockabilly came out of the Southern United States, by some accounts as early as the 1950s. Its origins can be seen […]

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The Most Underrated American Cities to Listen Music In |


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Going to see live music in a big city like New York or Austin is a once in a lifetime experience. But have you ever experienced an independent show in one of America’s lesser known music cities? Some of the best music scenes are in places you may never have heard of. It’s these smaller markets that are growing fast. The rise of independent music venues with strong local support is changing the face of live music. To find out […]

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What’s Happening In North Carolina Music News |


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Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle is the place to be when it comes to music. Many musicians got their start there, and it continues to be a place to hear and see the best bands around. Read onEdit Edit date and time to find out what’s happening in North Carolina music news. Reopening of the Cave The Cave has a long history in Chapel Hill, over fifty years of being a place to have a drink and see some music. […]

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How Independent Artists Get Their Music Heard |


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Before you start on your journey to get your music out there, identify your goals. What exactly are you trying to promote? Is it a tour, a new album, or a new single? This targeted way of thinking will allow you to structure your plan and come up with ideas on promotion. The next step is finding your niche and targeting the right audience. Your fans are a specific type of person who connects to the art that you make. […]

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Famous North Carolina Musicians |


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North Carolina has given some great artists to more than one genre of music. The history of folk music, country, rock and roll, as well as jazz would not be the same without the people who were born or lived in the state. If you’ve ever wondered who the biggest stars of North Carolina music are, keep reading. Country and rock and roll What’s remarkable about Ronnie Milsap isn’t just his lack of sight. Above all, it’s amazing that he […]

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