What makes people like certain types of music? I love all types of music and the spectrum may boggle some. I love rap and hip-hop. I also love classical. One second I could literally be listening to Bruckner and then switch it up with Outkast…and then maybe some Queen.
Are there similarities? I think so. I like odd beats. Not necessarily odd time signatures (although I do like them like 7/8 or 8/8 split up 3+3+2), but off-beats and syncopation. That’s what turns me to certain music types. I also love good harmonies on top of a beautiful melody. I hear the harmonies better even when the melody is technically louder.
Currently, I’m listening to Bruno Mars, Mika, and Eric Hutchinson. The mix of their music is just right for me: soulful, fast, and harmonious.
What are you listening to this week? Or today? Next week, my mood will change and I’ll fill you in on what I’m listening to.