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How rampant music changes over time

Music that has a huge circle of appeal and appreciation is said to be the popular genre music of the time. Since long, different types of music are li...


Music that has a huge circle of appeal and appreciation is said to be the popular genre music of the time. Since long, different types of music are liked by people. A piece of commercially oriented music is generally cherished by a wide audience.

Rock music evolution

1930 is the time when sheet music had swapped by gramophone records. Decades after the burning flames of World War II, American music starts getting fame all across the world. 1950 is a boom period of jazz music, that is amalgamated by the fusion of rhythm and blues. It is very stimulating to perceive how rampant music changes over time.

In the primitive ages music is derived from nature:

Time is not stagnant as the culture and societies inclinations are. Everything is kept on changing and evolving. The nascent epoch truly reflects the cultural music, and people get the inspiration from the ceremonies and traditions. Moreover, this was the predominant music of that time, the tunes of nature. Music started becoming sophisticated as more instruments, beats, rhythms, and tempo are added to lyrics.

Rock and roll grasp an immediate international stimulus:

Elvis Presley is the pacesetter of rock and roll music. In 1960, Beatles were one of the rock band that got spectacular fame and became globally eminent for its rocking music. The variations in rock music gave birth to the pop music, variants are

  • Disco
  • Funk
  • Punk
  • Hip hop
  • Heavy metal

The transformation from LPs to streaming

The core reason for the change in music is the advancement in technology. Music is completely altered in the new ballgame and is secured by copyright laws.

  • Vinyl relocated into a tape that rather shifts in compact discs.
  • Napster is a CD/Discs service that allows the users to share their music collection with their friends and colleagues. Rhapsody had replaced it by the new technology of music streaming. This is the entirely new direction music industry has taken.

Sheet music is transferred in to digitize music notes

Not only the mode of listening the particular music has changed over time, the delivering and playing the art of music is also transformed. Sheet music is left behind in the past and vanished; now every bit of music is in digital form. YouTube is the new music teacher now.

The modern utility is accompanied by advantage that you can learn the art of music without spending a single penny, and with a drawback that there is no personalized guidance for a learner.

What would be the next milestone of the music industry

Vinyl to streaming, paper to digital music notes then what would be the next to go. Neither we can predict nor envisage regarding the next horizon of the music. Future what holds is relatively unseen.

Drastic fall in the cost of production and manufacturing

It becomes very easy and cheap of the production, manufacturing, and promotion of songs than it was done in the time of CDs. No need for extra payments in the form of

  • Billboards
  • Banners
  • Flyers
  • Brochures

What would be the new technology now, for it we will have to wait and see?

How topographies of the sound composition changes over time

  • Sound of the latest music is much louder than the decade before.
  • Recent music is accompanied by the fast pace and rhythm.
  • The music that was ten to fifteen years back was bouncy and spiky than the music of the present time. For instance, techno and reggae music that was very energetic and springy.
  • The computer enables the modern music operator to beat match the music and creates the best-unified sound that fascinates the listener.
  • New music has less aural sounds.
  • The latest music is liked by the new generation as it is the blend of present music artists and the talent of migrated artists from the different regions of the world. It has introduced new and unique music tastes, and their positive collaboration with the present system makes room for innovative music stratagems. This diversity has created complexities than the system prevails the decade before.

Streaming generation is no more interested to know the originality of the past music that is felt by the aficionados of old tunes. These enthusiasts protest against electronic devices that have killed genuine talent, according to them the new music is shallow and less appealing.

Does cross-pollination of old songs get more fame?


From last few years, the trend of remix songs has been prevailing a lot. People who are keen about listening to music are taking these remix songs of old songs quite positively. Though remix songs are not basically new yet they present a whole new sound that appeals to your imagination.

Oldies remixes

Remix of old songs getting more fame

It goes without saying that the remix version of old songs has earned an outstanding worth. A huge majority of music lover hears the remix music with great zeal and zest. This has become the new standard which is being accepted whole-heartedly. There is a Jamaican singer OMI who earned a massive success through the song ‘Cheerleader,’ it was basically a three years old song, and during that time this song didn’t get the desired attention, but after the remixed version of this song it turned out to be a massive hit.

Music is what tickles your fancy

Music is all about a perfect blend of musical instruments and vocals. This is a combo that is supposed to create a perfect melody. Music is always symbolized to express feelings and emotions that is why when we listen to music we develop certain feelings with it. Music is believed to be a natural tool that enthuses you even when you don’t understand in which language it is sung.

Some of the hit remixes of unheard songs

From last few years, the remix songs are going great than the original ones. Mr. Probzwho belongs to Europe; in the beginning, wasn’t a very reputed singer. He has sung the song Waves. When this song was remixed, then it earned gigantic fame and success. This provoked many singers to remix the song and revitalize their music. There is a bucket list of remix songs that are grossing great repute and are on top positions on the charts. The remix song “Tuesday” of Makonnen is currently standing on number 12 and is getting great attention. Then we have another remix hit of Schulz “Prayer in C” this remixed song turned out to be a super hit song and has grossed great stardom, people loved the new beat and the new effects of this remixed song.

Todd Terry remixed the song, but the girl, the remixed version of this song got the huge applause and made this song stand on number 2 position. He added great things in the remixed version and changed a run of the mill song into an extraordinary song. Whereas the original song didn’t get acknowledged and was almost unheard. The new version of the song is a massive hit.

Creating a remix song is a big deal

While remixing the old songs, many factors are considered. It’s not a kid’s stuff to remix a song when you want it to be an attention-grabbing one. First of all, complete research is done while cherry-picking a song.

Any old song is not picked up randomly, it is to be well planned which song is going to be selected. After selecting a song for remixing the second step is to listen to it repeatedly as it brainstorms you to generate new ideas. Listening to other hit remixes is another way of getting an idea for the making of a remix.

There is also a school of thought that does not encourage remixing of old songs but again everything has two aspects. Remixing of old songs offer a great deal of novelty, and this novelty is what clicks the audience. People want to listen to something unique and different. It is the modern generation, especially that are the admirers of remix music. We can’t deny that remix music is playing a great role in revitalizing the old songs.

These remixes are getting a rip-roaring success. Music producers keenly observe and listen the music deeply and try to implement different ways to form those elements that can result in an appealing song. A hit remix becomes a totally new song and this fuels up the old song that was unheard and didn’t get the appreciation.

We can say that a remix of old songs is getting more fame because it is an up-to-the-minute trend that has to be followed because the audience want this.