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Music Genres

Nick McCurdy
February 11, 2016
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Music Genres

A quick overview of some modern American music genres.

Nick McCurdy

February 11, 2016
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  1. Disclaimers • Genre classifications can be subjective • I’m biased

    • Genres overlap, often creating more subgenres • We’re mostly focusing on modern American music
  2. Electronic • Ambient • Breakbeat ◦ Big beat • Chiptune

    • Downtempo ◦ New-age ◦ Trip hop • Drum and bass • Electronica ◦ Chillwave ◦ IDM ◦ Glitch ◦ Electronic rock ◦ Indietronica ◦ Synthpop • Hardcore • House • Industrial • Techno • Trance
  3. • East Coast hip hop • West Coast hip hop

    • Alternative hip hop • Gangsta rap • Trap Hip hop
  4. • Alternative rock ◦ Dream pop ◦ Grunge ◦ Indie

    rock • Art rock • Math rock • New wave • Noise rock • Pop rock • Post-rock • Shoegaze Rock • Progressive rock • Punk rock
  5. • Alternative metal ◦ Nu metal • Black metal •

    Death metal ◦ Melodic death metal ◦ Technical death metal • Doom metal • Gothic metal • Industrial metal Rock→Metal • Metalcore ◦ Deathcore ◦ Mathcore • Nu metal • Post-metal • Power metal • Progressive metal ◦ Djent • Symphonic metal