Monday, March 18, 2013

Space Rock

Progressive rock music has its roots in the mid 1960's psychedelic cultural phenomena. During that time the British Invasion and folk-rock bands began to expand the sonic possibilities of their music. These groups slowly started to abandon the concise verse-chorus-verse patterns of rock & roll, and moved towards fluid, free-form oriented song structures. Experimenting with new studio technology, electronically altering instruments and voices, was a part of this altered approach as well. The late 1960's psychedelic rock scene also spawned the birth of the Space Rock genre. Read more here.