Saturday, June 20, 2009

E-M-O


Emo (pronounced /ˈiːmoʊ/) is a style of rock music typically characterized by melodic musicianship and expressive, often confessional lyrics. It originated in the mid-1980s hardcore punk movement of Washington, D.C., where it was known as "emotional hardcore" or "emocore" and pioneered by bands such as Rites of Spring and Embrace. As the style was echoed by contemporary American punk bands, its sound and meaning shifted and changed, blending with pop punk and indie rock and encapsulated in the early 1990s by groups such as Jawbreaker and Sunny Day Real Estate. By the mid 1990s numerous emo acts emerged from the Midwestern and Central United States, and several independent record labels began to specialize in the style.

5 comments:

Kataa said...

yaa tee asii eeeel emoo !
xD !




kata.

felipe said...

Pasando por tu blog
Pasate por el mio
O si no te mato
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Halldór said...

taken from wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emo

tyler said...

ARE YOU KIDDING ME!? you know NOTHING about punk, Hell if the crowd didn't like the band they called it emocore as an offence! im insulted by this bull****

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