21st-century music genres

2017-07-29T17:39:56+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Afrobeat, Chanson, Cover version, Alternative dance, Narcocorrido, Chinese rock, Church music, Adult contemporary music, Hip hop music, Alternative metal, Rap metal, Skate punk, Crunkcore, Corrido, Deep house, Chillwave, Trap music, Digital hardcore, Bitpop, Political hip hop, Baltimore club, Bounce music, Beach music, Balkan brass music, Austropop, Hypnagogic pop, Chap hop, Neurohop, Mahraganat, Disco polo, Bouncy techno, Cyber metal, Electro hop music, British rhythm and blues, Bouyon music, Bend-skin, BisRock, British soul, Rock music of West Bengal, Chutney Soca, Bhatiali, Bosnian rock, Chalga, Broken beat, Bass music flashcards 21st-century music genres
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  • Afrobeat
    Afrobeat is a combination of traditional Nigerian, Ghanaian, jazz, highlife music and chanted vocals, fused with percussion and vocal styles, popularised in Africa in the 1970s.
  • Chanson
    A chanson (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɑ̃sɔ̃], "song", from Latin cantio, gen. cantionis) is in general any lyric-driven French song, usually polyphonic and secular.
  • Cover version
    In popular music, a cover version or cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording of a previously recorded, commercially released song by someone other than the original artist or composer.
  • Alternative dance
    Alternative dance is a genre that mixes alternative/indie rock with post-disco dance music.
  • Narcocorrido
    A narco-corrido (Spanish pronunciation: [narkokoˈriðo], Drug Ballad) is a subgenre of the Mexican norteño-corrido (northern ballad) music genre, a traditional folk music from northern Mexico, from which several other genres have evolved.
  • Chinese rock
    Chinese rock (Chinese: 中国摇滚; pinyin: Zhōngguó yáogǔn; also simplified Chinese: 中国摇滚音乐; traditional Chinese: 中國搖滾音樂; pinyin: Zhōngguó yáogǔn yīnyuè, lit. "Chinese rock and roll music") is a wide variety of rock and roll music made by rock bands and solo artists from native Chinese-speaking regions (including China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, etc.).
  • Church music
    Church music is music written for performance in church, or any musical setting of ecclesiastical liturgy, or music set to words expressing propositions of a sacred nature, such as a hymn.
  • Adult contemporary music
    Adult contemporary music (AC) is a style of music, ranging from 1960s vocal and 1970s soft rock music to predominantly ballad-heavy music of the present day, with varying degrees of easy listening, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, quiet storm, and rock influence.
  • Hip hop music
    Hip hop music, also called hip-hop or rap music, is a music genre formed in the United States in the 1970s that consists of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted.
  • Alternative metal
    Alternative metal (also known as alt-metal) is a rock music genre that infuses heavy metal with influences from alternative rock and other genres not normally associated with metal.
  • Rap metal
    Rap metal is a subgenre of rap rock and alternative metal music which combines hip hop with heavy metal.
  • Skate punk
    Skate punk (also known as skate rock, skatecore and skate-thrash) is a skater subculture and a subgenre of punk rock that is named after its popularity among skaters and association with skateboarding culture.
  • Crunkcore
    Crunkcore (also called crunk punk, screamo crunk, crunk rock, and scrunk) is a musical genre that combines crunk with the vocal style of screamo.
  • Corrido
    The corrido (Spanish pronunciation: [koˈriðo]) is a popular narrative song and poetry form, a ballad.
  • Deep house
    Deep house is a subgenre of house music that originated in the 1980s, initially fusing elements of Chicago house with 1980s jazz-funk and touches of soul music.
  • Chillwave
    Chillwave (also referred to as glo-fi, downtempo pop, or hypnagogic pop) is a genre of music characterized by a faded or dreamy retro pop sound and use of lo-fi recording techniques, effects processing, vintage synthesizers, and other attempts to loosely emulate 1980s electronic music aesthetics as well as engage with notions of memory and nostalgia.
  • Trap music
    Trap music is a subgenre that originated during 1990s from Southern hip hop in the Southern United States.
  • Digital hardcore
    Digital hardcore is a music genre that melds hardcore punk with electronic music such as hardcore techno, industrial, breakcore and drum and bass.
  • Bitpop
    (Not to be confused with Britpop.) Bitpop is a type of electronic music and subgenre of chiptune music, where at least part of the music is made using the sound chips of old 8-bit (or 16-bit) computers and video game consoles.
  • Political hip hop
    Political hip hop is a subgenre of hip hop music that was developed in the 1980s as a way of turning rap music into a call for action.
  • Baltimore club
    Baltimore club, also called "Bmore club", "Bmore house" or simply "Bmore" is a breakbeat genre.
  • Bounce music
    Bounce music is an energetic style of New Orleans hip hop music which is said to have originated as early as the late 1980s.
  • Beach music
    Beach music, also known as Carolina beach music, and to a lesser extent, Beach pop, is a regional genre which developed from various rock/R&B/pop music of the 1950s and 1960s.
  • Balkan brass music
    Balkan brass, known as Serbian: Труба, "trumpet", is a distinctive style of music originating in 19th century Serbia when trumpeters in the military transcribed folk music during harsh times.
  • Austropop
    Austropop is pop music from Austria, which came into use in the late 1960s, but had its heyday in the 1970s and early and up until the mid 1980s.
  • Hypnagogic pop
    Hypnagogic pop is a musical sensibility that emerged in the mid-2000s and was marked by a preoccupation with cultural memory and nostalgia, particularly in relation to 1980s music, popular culture, and technology.
  • Chap hop
    Chap hop is music originating from England that mixes the hip hop genre with elements from the Chappist or steampunk subcultures and stereotypical English obsessions such as cricket, tea and the weather.
  • Neurohop
    Neurohop (also known as Neuro) is a genre of music that originated around mid 2011 to 2012.
  • Mahraganat
    Mahraganat (English: festivals; Arabic: مهرجانات‎‎ [mɑh.ɾɑ.ɡɑˈnɑːt]) or electro chaabi is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in Cairo.
  • Disco polo
    Disco polo - is a musical genre of popular music that is dance music, created in Poland in the late 1980s, initially known as sidewalks music (muzyka chodnikowa).
  • Bouncy techno
    Not to be confused with bouncy house / donk.
  • Cyber metal
    Cyber metal is a subgenre of industrial metal music first coined by industrial metal group Fear Factory in 1990, which incorporates numerous elements found predominantly in EBM and Aggrotech which incorporates the use of more melodic and less repetitive riffs, in opposition to mostly metallic and mechanical sound of industrial music.
  • Electro hop music
    Electro hop, also known as electrohop, electronic hip hop, electronic rap or electro-rap, is a music genre which emerged from the fusion of electronic dance music and hip hop.
  • British rhythm and blues
    British rhythm and blues (or R&B) was a musical movement that developed in the United Kingdom between the late 1950s and the early 1960s, and reached a peak in the mid-1960s.
  • Bouyon music
    Bouyon (Boo-Yon) is a form of popular music of Dominica which became popular in the late 1980s.
  • Bend-skin
    Bend-skin (bend skin) is a kind of urban Cameroonian popular music.
  • BisRock
    BisRock is a subgenre of Pinoy rock, propagated by the Cebu rock music industry in the Philippines.
  • British soul
    British soul, Brit soul, or the British soul invasion, is soul music performed by British artists.
  • Rock music of West Bengal
    Rock music of West Bengal was originated in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
  • Chutney Soca
    In Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Jamaica, and Suriname, Chutney soca music is a crossover style of music incorporating Soca elements and Hindi-English, Hinglish, Bhojpuri lyrics, Chutney music, with Indian instruments such as the dholak and dhantal.
  • Bhatiali
    Bhatiali or Bhatiyali is a form of folk music in West Bengal and Bangladesh.
  • Bosnian rock
    The rock music of Bosnia and Herzegovina mostly developed during the time when Bosnia was part of socialist Yugoslavia.
  • Chalga
    Chalga is a Bulgarian music genre, often referred to as pop-folk, short for "popular folk".
  • Broken beat
    Broken beat or "BRUK" is an electronic music genre that can be characterized by syncopated rhythm typically in 4/4 meter, with staggered or punctuated snare beats and/or hand claps.
  • Bass music
    Bass music (also called UK bass or post-dubstep) is an umbrella term that refers broadly to electronic dance music that emerged in the mid-'00s under the influence of dubstep, UK garage, 2-step, drum and bass, wonky, house and other electronic styles centered in the United Kingdom.