The term "filk" supposedly originated as a typographical error for "Folk Music" in an article about science fiction songs. The genre originated in the early s and filk songs have been recorded since the early s. The BGSU Music Library and Bill Schurk Sound Archives has a large collection of filk materials, including scores, periodicals, fanzines, and books, as well as LPs and cassettes, produced both privately and commercially. If you are searching for filk material, you can search our online catalog for the subject heading Filk music. Using the related subject headings Science fiction -- Songs and Music and Star Trek -- Songs and Music can return a more complete list of resources. To narrow your search, you may limit the searches to return only sound recordings, books, musical scores, or periodicals. The filk community, like many fan groups, maintains an active online presence, runs their own conferences, promotes and helps to publish filk materials, and honors prominent filk performers. While there are many filk resources on the web, two particularly merit further exploration for researchers or performers interested in learning more about filk. Interfilk is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting filk music and supporting filk conventions, which occur regularly in several areas of the United States, as well as Canada, Great Britain, and Germany. Need Help?
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What they had in common: a greater emphasis on melody, dynamics, and, yes, lyrics about feelings. What could better appeal to teenagers than a genre accused of being overly serious and painfully self-aware at the same time? Anyone or anything can be emo, and yet almost nobody claims making it. On the one hand, the genre has long been denied serious critical assessment, often dismissed as music for teens but never subject to the generous leeway or empathy given to pop music specifically designed for adolescents. As we set out to define the parameters for this list, one guiding principle we agreed upon was to go back to the original definition whenever in doubt. The first wave starts in Washington, D. Tim Kinsella started Joan of Arc, a free-form collective that produced a mind-boggling catalogue of abstract art-rock, cultivating a diehard fan base and resonating through the scene for decades. Texas is the Reason and Mineral became the targets of seven-figure bidding wars between Jimmy Iovine and Clive Davis, and both collapsed under intraband conflict before ever making a major-label record. People were shell-shocked at the glossier production: I honestly saw a man with a Jawbreaker tattoo weeping at the record store where I worked.
Take it from city officials in West Palm Beach, Fla. For kids, of course, the tune is anything but torture, racking up nearly 4 billion YouTube views and counting. Of course, by good music, I mean music I like. So I keep the car radio tuned to a classical station. I play female songwriters like Kacey Musgraves or Margo Price at home.
A concept album is an album whose tracks hold a larger purpose or meaning collectively than they do individually. The format originates with folk singer Woody Guthrie 's Dust Bowl Ballads and was subsequently popularized by traditional pop singer Frank Sinatra 's s—50s string of albums, although the term is more often associated with rock music. In the s several well-regarded concept albums were released by various rock bands, which eventually led to the invention of progressive rock and rock opera.