Category Archives: Know Your Subgenres

Know Your Subgenres: Rockabilly

by Philip LaRose Before sitting down to write this article, I believed that rockabilly was a relatively recent genre, a reworking of the classic rock ‘n’ roll style from the 1950s mixed in with punk rock. I was surprised to learn that it’s not simply a reworking, it is one of the original subgenres ofRead more...

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Know Your Subgenres: Shoegazing

Last month when Asobi Seksu visited KEXP, I mentioned on Facebook that I was watching their in-studio performance. One of my friends responded by asking not, “Who is Asobi Seksu?”, but rather, “What is shoegazing?” -- a question that I thought perhaps many people would have. Hence the first in this series of articles, KnowRead more...

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