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    Modern Post-Grunge is very different from the previous, heavier sounding Grunge despite sharing many common characteristics. The differences really started to come from a select few of major artists, who in turn made it blow up into a great genre of music. The one who is my personal favorite would have to be Breaking Benjamin. They were quick to become successful due to their impressive sound. Breaking Benjamin is known for being dynamically loud, having a low pitch, a dark and heavy tone, and focusing on the lyrics and vocals. The Post-Grunge style they use is heavy, but not so heavy that it is Grunge Rock which gives it the ideal Post-Grunge rock approach people look for. Breaking Benjamin generally keeps a fast paced rhythm along with loud…

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    Grunge Themes

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    word meaning dirt, filth, trash become synonymous with a musical genre, a fashion statement, a pop phenomenon? (New York Times -Grunge: A Success Story) Well, grunge was an inspirational era of music that took place in the late 80s and early 90s or 1988-1996. It was a type of music that reflected how many young Americans had felt in an era of frustration and anger, where the things that they were taught and promised as children were not coming true for them. These types of feelings served as…

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    Ap 100 Grunge

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    At the forefront of this wild movement was a band named Nirvana. Around the time the band was formed popular music was losing that synthesized sound that had dominated the music industry for many years. Before grunge, many rock subcategories were deemed one-dimensional. This a completely changed with the popularization of grunge. The song, “Smells like Teen Spirit” starts off with a chord progression that gets stuck within the listener’s head. From there, it leads into the verse which has a…

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    Grunge It's Place

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    of the outdoor tables at Stingy Lulu’s on St. Mark’s Place just off Avenue A, absorbing a mixed green salad and devouring the just-out September Vogue.” The way they describe what’s going on make the speaker look like they are one of the paparazzi. Throughout the article they talk about how mysterious Chloe is and how that trait makes her appealing to the people who want to get in contact with her. The speaker makes it feel like this article is them trying to see who the real Chloe is despite…

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    Grunge Hotel Case Study

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    As a consultant for Grunge Hotels, dissect its system of organization present tactical situation. Furthermore, Grunge Hotel's management are look for a detailed inspection on the organizational impact and related issues, and to find suitable solutions. Grunge Hotel Group is headquartered in the UK, including 64 one-star hotels. Grunge Hotel Group has been developing with steady steps, enough cash flow, by purchase of old buildings, it would be rebuilt and refurbished make into a hotel. The…

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    Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana, not only paved the way for many alternative musicians, but was also one of the key figures within the underground grunge scene. The grunge scene was a counterculture subculture composed of young rebellious teenagers against the American pop culture. Later on, I became a part of the heavy metal subculture, known for its even heavier guitar riffs and “metalheads”. Bands like Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin created this counterculture subculture, and greatly…

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    David Carson is an American graphic designer, art director and surfer. He is renowned for his unique aesthetic breaking the conventional rules and grid and type system. This aesthetic is called “Grunge Typography”. Carson is the original and a pioneer of “Grunge Typography”. When his work was known to public in early 1990s, his experimental typography and magazine design inspire young designers and produced a plenty of imitators. He makes young generation to accept typography as a medium of…

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    One thing the article lacks is more in depth discussion around grunge music. The section of this book outlines the most important elements of sound for Nirvana’s performance along with detailed descriptions and comparisons of each of their songs in a live performance in 1990. These were both the two sounds Kurt Cobain was responsible for; guitar and vocals. Cobain’s vocal range is discussed in detail with a technical use of language by having ‘ a wide timbral and dynamic range from which to…

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    Punk And Individuality

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    1980s some of the first bands to pave a path to success include R.E.M. and Hüsker Dü (New World Encyclopedia, Alternative Rock). The music also varied widely. In the ‘80s and earlier decades, alternative music was considered as any artist with an independent label. But after the prosperity of bands such as Nirvana and R.E.M., alternative music was seen as anything from jangle pop, post-hardcore punk, funk metal, punk pop, and experimental rock (All Music, Alternative Pop Rock).Due to the…

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    The album posed very many stances on popular matters, making it a ground-breaking album. From Rolling Stones interviews and MTV music videos, Nirvana made their mark by introducing grunge music. Now, today, we have them to thank for the new alternative rock bands who have learned from Kurt Cobain and his band members. Music is not always for background noise. Music has power to bring change and music sends emotion through our souls. Most importantly, some form of music is relatable to everyone;…

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