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The Birth, Takeover, Death, and Rebirth of Musical Genres

Why does popular music exist in this cyclical state?

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As with fashion, film, and television shows, most genres of music have always come and gone, just to come back again, usually decades later. Have you ever wondered why this happens? If not, good, you’re a happier person than I am. If you have, join the maddening club of thinking…




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Rob Janicke

Rob Janicke

Ran an indie record label, now running a new multimedia site called Generation Riff. More info on Twitter @robjanicke & @generationriff

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