Essay on Music With A Slow Rhythm
• Looking at the songs with the most plays in iTunes, scouring previous created playlists, and then putting the selected songs in a combined playlist began the construction of this playlist. From the created playlist, songs were collected within similar tempos and genres, narrowed down to 10 by looking at personal use within the specified aim, then put in an order with a gradually building cadence. The beginning and final stages of the playlist are designed to contrast yet mirror each other.
Bendeth, D., Gaskarth, A. (2009). Therapy [Recorded by All Time Low]. On Nothing Personal [CD] Los Angeles, CA: Hopeless Records.
• To initiate the playlist, ‘Therapy’ is pop-punk twist on a self-deprecating ballad but with ultimately an aim to empower their listeners. It sets the overall tone, with lyrics plainly stating the singer’s intent to be self-sufficient, “love yourself so…