Music has always been constantly evolving, from its humble ancestral roots, to the early jazz tunes, 70’ rock and roll, the disco up to what it is now. Music has become such a big part of every people’s lives since the old times; it has become the source of very many different things for people, but most particularly, it brings joy to our ears, food for our soul, and to some extent, enriching our lives. The melodies and harmonies of music is one of the most beautiful things in life, and there is no doubt to the statement that “Music is Life”.
When you come to think about what music has become today, you can’t help but figure the difference to how it was from before. The changes and evolution of popular music is going at a very fast pace that the brand of music from three to five years ago is very distinctive to what the brand and genres of music is hitting charts today. Popular music of the 90’s was dominated by boy bands, ballads, divas, which mostly offered simple tunes and love songs, though today’s music still roam around the topic of love, the genres and tunes have been derived. The simple remakes of songs are different in beats, love songs or sensual songs now have distinctive vibes, heavy rock has become heavier while rhythm & blues (R&B) seems to have favored more on the rhythm side.
This modern diversity in music is obvious, and it is imminent that it will grow even more differently in the course of time. One of the biggest reason’s to the path where music’s evolution is going today is the integration of technology in producing, distributing, and acquiring music. The birth of digital music gave the ability for music to be diverse. Now that it is possible to distribute music digitally, a very small file can have infinity of definition in terms of tunes and beats; it has given music producers the space they needed to play with the genres, discover more tunes, and experiment with the beats.
Nowadays, as people are finding ways to acquire free music from various sources on the internet, fresh new music producers are coming out offering their unique beats on music downloads sites. This has become the basis to why people are pushing for advancements in creating new brands and unique genres of music, because in today’s era where most people can access the world, the only way to stand out is to be unique.