Electronic rock

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Electronic rock
Stylistic origins
Cultural originsLate 1960s
Typical instruments
Other topics

Electronic rock is a music genre that is a combination of rock music and electronic music. It has instruments often found in both genres. It started in late 1960s, when rock bands such as the Doors, Pink Floyd, Yes, and the Moody Blues started using the Moog synthesizer into their music. Sampling and tape manipulation would also become common with the genre. Electronic rock acts usually combine things from other music styles, including punk rock, industrial rock, hip hop, techno, and synth-pop. It has helped create subgenres such as indietronica, dance-punk, and electroclash. Since the late 2000s, electronic rock has become more popular.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Electronic Rock : On the History of Rock Music". Retrieved November 24, 2017.
  2. Kearney, Mary Celeste (July 13, 2017). "Gender and Rock". Oxford University Press. Retrieved November 24, 2017 – via Google Books.