Techno

Techno originated in the mid 1980s in Detroit, Michigan. Using a computerized sound, techno is usually associated with dance music in clubs. In this era, technology was growing and advancing quickly and musicians realized that it could complete the task of many artists and musicians without the trouble of actually having them around. As a revolutionary genre, its roots stem from African American genres like folk music, gospel, blues, and rock which all come together uniquely to form techno. 

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Folk

A Review of “That’s all Folks” By: Nia Webb Before reading”That’s All Folks” I had a small understanding of the history and creation of Folk

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Gospel

Gospel Gospel is a genre of music that is negro spirituals transformed into modern music. It tells uplifting stories about life struggles and overcoming adversities.

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals by: Nia Webb Negro Spirituals were songs that were used during the slave period for black people to communicate their struggles and hardships

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Blues

Genre Blues by Nia Webb “The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding.” (Willie Dixon) Blues

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Concert

Christmas Concert I chose to attend the Spelman-Morehouse Glee Club Christmas Carol on Sunday night at 7:30pm. As I listened to the concert I was

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Disco

Disco Disco also known “dance music” emerged in the 1970’s. Its sound comes from elements of R&B and funk. This style of music influenced clothes,

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