Saturday, 17 January 2015

Analysis of Music Genre:

The music Genre i have chosen is Indie pop and alternative, art rock.

Marina and the Diamond's songs are indie pop and new wave, however she also includes elements of electropop. Marina described herself as a 'DIY musician' and an 'Indie artist with pop goals'. Her music style is different as she had no musical training. Marina's songs are also deep and have underlying meanings, she said if her music career wasn't successful she would have been a psychologist, also using her deep thoughts and mind. The notes she sings in her songs are 'inventive'. Marina's musical influences are Brody Dalle and Britney spears. 

Lana Del Rey's songs are cinematic involving the pop culture of the 1950's and 1960's Americana. The Rolling Stones described her as a 'Lounge singer'. She chose her musical identity as it reminded her of going to the sea side and also it sounded beautiful coming off the tip of the tongue. Her movie 'Hollywood and 'Movie music' have even been know to show elements of hip hop and rap. Lana' songs also link to various genres of baroque, rock and indie pop. Her musical influences are Elvis Presley, Antony and The Johnsons, Frank Sinatre, Eminem and Amy Winehouse. 

FKA Twig's music style is Catchy, Indie pop. Her music includes whispered tones and it has been compared to the work of Tricky. FKA's musical influences are Billy Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Marvin Gaye. She said her songs are not restricted to one specific music genre and can explore aspects of different music genres and sounds. Her sounds incorporate everyday sounds such as car alarms.

Florence and The Machine's music style is dark, robust and romantic, this genre is classical and art rock. Florence includes many of her feeling and emotions in her songs bringing passion to her music, envolving lyrics saying we are all dealing with 'love and death, time and pain, heaven and hell'. Her work as been compared to Kate Bush, Siouxsie Sioux and PJ Harvey. Florence's musical influence and hero is Grace Slick. 

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