The Folk Music of Ecuador

The Folk Music of Ecuador is a compilation of traditional Ecuadorian songs and music. The album was released in 2006 by Smithsonian Folkways. Introduction Ecuador is a small country in South America, with a population of about 16 million people. It is situated on the equator, hence its name, and is bordered by Colombia to…

Indie Rock Desert Music Video: Where Flowers Grow from Chest

Looking for something different in your music diet? Check out this awesome new indie rock video from the band Desert, called “Where Flowers Grow from Chest.” It’s a little bit weird, a little bit dark, and totally captivating. Introduce the concept of an “Indie Rock Desert Music Video” An Indie Rock Desert Music Video is…

Music Note: Techno

Techno music is a type of electronic dance music that emerged in the late 1980s. The genre is characterized by a repetitive four on the floor beat and a synthesizer-driven sound. What is Techno? Techno is a type of electronic dance music that was first developed in Detroit, Michigan in the early 1980s. The word…

The Evolution of Country Music: From Hank Williams to Dubstep

A look at how country music has changed and evolved over the years, starting with Hank Williams and moving all the way to modern dubstep. Hank Williams and The Birth of Country Music Hank Williams is considered one of the most important country music artists of all time. He was born in 1923 in Georgiana,…

Turn Up the Radio for the Best Electronic/Dance Music

Looking for the best in Electronic/Dance music? Then you need to turn up the radio! Here you’ll find the latest and greatest hits, as well as some hidden gems, to get you moving and grooving. Best Electronic/Dance Albums of 2018 2018 saw some amazing releases in the Electronic/Dance genre. We’ve rounded up the best of…