Synth Pop is a type of pop music in which the synthesizer is the dominant instrument. In the 80s it was associated with the new wave scene. Kraftwerk and Yellow Magic Orchestra are often hailed as the
“Pop music” is a broad-term for many different types of music: The term is flexible, and the music labeled “pop” changes frequently. It does, however, usually refer to popular, mainstream music with e
Post-punk is a rock music movement with its roots in the late 1970s, following on the heels of the initial punk rock explosion of the mid-1970s. The genre retains its roots in the punk movement but is
Post Rock is a genre of alternative rock characterized by the use of musical instruments commonly associated with rock music, but using rhythms, harmonies, melodies, timbre, and chord progressions tha
Today, the term “progressive” when used to describe dance music typically refers to the structure of a track which changes incrementally, though there are other uses for the term: progressive trance u
Pertaining to the element of being progressive, music that pushes a genre’s technical and compositional boundaries or any of the following genres:progressive rockprogressive metal progressive trance p
Progressive rock (often shortened to “progressive”, “prog rock” or “prog”, also sometimes called, although not synonymous with, “art rock”) is a form of rock music that evolved in the late 1960s and e
Psychedelic rock is a genre of rock often (but not always) inspired or influenced by psychedelic (psychotropic) drugs, especially LSD and marijuana.
The musical style often incorporates flowing,
Psychedelic music covers a range of popular music styles and genres, which are inspired by or influenced by psychedelic culture and which attempt to replicate and/or enhance the mind-altering experien
Psychobilly is a genre of rock music that mixes elements of punk rock, rockabilly, and other genres. It is often characterized by lyrical references to science fiction, horror and exploitation films,
Psychedelic trance or psytrance is a form of electronic music characterized by hypnotic arrangements of synthetic rhythms and mesmerizing melodies created by high tempo riffs. It first broke out into
Rooted in garage rock and other forms of what is now known as protopunk music, punk rock bands eschewed the perceived excesses of mainstream 1970s rock. They created fast, hard-edged music, typically
Punk rock (sometimes shortened to ‘punk’) is a form of hard-edged rock music part of the alternative subculture that features electric guitars playing power chords, deep bass lines, energetic drumming
Rap is a vocal style, usually coming together with hip-hop, the musical genre off-shoot of the hip hop culture. Rapping itself, also known as emceeing, MCing, spitting, or just rhyming, is the rhythmi
Rapcore (also known as punk rap) is a fusion between punk music and hip hop. The genre is often confused with rap rock, rap metal, horrorcore and nu metal. A common misconception is that bands that f
Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
While sometimes used in a broader sense to refer to most types of Jamaican music, the term reggae more properly denotes a pa
Relaxing music is simply music to help you to become calm. It usually doesn’t involve very complex parts, or big dynamic changes, and is often perceived to be quiet music.
A remix is an alternate version of a song released by the original artist/band. Remixes may vary from the original song, which can be modified by instrumentation, length, lyrics, tempo, and more. For
Rhythm and blues is a term describing popular African American music that originated in the 1940s. The term was originally used by record companies to describe recordings marketed predominantly to urb
Russian rock refers to rock music made in Russia and/or in Russian language. Rock and roll became known in the Soviet Union in the 1960s and quickly broke free from its western roots. According to man