Category Archives: Genres

Love Songs: The Emotion

This week is all about the most popular genre of music of all time, across all generations. Love songs. Technically love songs aren’t a genre, but they have crossed over into practically every genre that exists, and make up the … Continue reading

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World: The Earth Day Special

This Saturday was Earth day, a global holiday to appreciate all the world has to offer. Here in Santa Barbara, we celebrate Earth day with a huge two day festival in the park in the middle of town. The festival … Continue reading

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Electronic Music: The Expansion

Electronic music is a very diverse genre, and can fit nearly every mood. Most people associate electronic music with EDM, clubs, and raves. However, this is only one subgenre of electronic music. This week we will explore the history and … Continue reading

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Punk: The Revolution

This week is all about the underground music scene of the 70’s and 80’s. The years of leather and goth and riot. This week’s powerful genre defined an era of music, fashion, and culture of its own. It broke all … Continue reading

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Las Vegas: The Spectacle

Welcome to a new, special edition blog post on Visual Music! Since I spent some of my Spring break in Las Vegas, I decided to take pictures and write about the experience for this week. The Las Vegas Strip is … Continue reading

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Pop: The Party

Everybody is familiar with this week’s, and every week’s Billboard Hot 100 tracks. Whether these songs make you want to go out and dance, or pull your hair out, there’s no way around hearing them. That’s because popular music is … Continue reading

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Disco: The Hustle

When people think of the 1970’s, the first thing that comes to mind is disco. The glitter, the lights, the dancing, and the style of disco defined an entire era of music and life in the 1970’s. The disco era … Continue reading

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