Listening style and familiarity with the features of rock style from the language of Kourosh Zarandooz

Kourosh Zarandooz is one of the most famous Canadian musicians and singers who was the founder of an alternative rock band called (Az Shanbeh) in 2016.

Rock style features in his opinion:

Rock music, one of the most popular styles of music in the world, was formed in the 1950s as rock and roll in the United States. This style was decomposed into several other styles about 10 years later, but all sub-genres still have their roots in rock and roll. Rock and roll is influenced by rhythm, blues and country style, and of course, in some cases, it is also influenced by folk, jazz and classical styles. Early rock originated precisely from the R&B style of rhythm and blues, which was a form of black American dance music mixed with the blues, as well as the style of black jazz and biblical hymns.

One of the hallmarks of rock music is the use of electric guitar in its playing. Bass guitar, drums and repetitive riffs are other features that set Rock apart from other styles of music. The emphasis of rock is on beats or beatings. It is interesting to know that the invention of the electric guitar and the amplifier expanded this genre and divided it into several different styles. Another feature of rock music is a melody-driven four-by-four 4.4 rhythm that places a lot of emphasis on strong beats. The standard of rock bands consists of four members; He is a guitarist, bass player, vocalist or singer and drummer, but keyboards, organ, synthesizer and piano are also among the instruments used in this style of music.

Branches of rock music

The 90’s can be considered the golden age of rock music. During these years, hard rock became known as the most popular genre, and this brilliance was the result of the creativity of people like Kurt Cobain and other members of Nirvana. Hard rock was the result of a combination of punk and heavy metal, but was more prone to punk. Of course, playing reefs on hard rock is very similar to heavy metal. Grunge style is another branch of rock music that is divided into two generations and periods. The first period belonged to groups such as Green River and Mad Hani, which still exist today, and its reefs are rougher and heavier than the second generation reefs.