Rhythmus und Microtiming in Reggae- und Dancehall-Riddims : zur Analyse stilspezifischer Gestaltungsweisen und Entwicklungslinien
Although various approaches to the analysis of popular music have been developed over the years, the lack of reggae and dancehall in musicological research is still apparent as is the study of groove in different musical genres. This paper proposes some possibilities to describe the specific interdependencies of rhythm and microtiming in reggae ... and dancehall music. In order to illustrate these stylistic features and their historical development six well known riddims ranging from late 1960s Roots Reggae to modern dancehall are analyzed and compared using transcriptions as well as spectrograms.
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Samples 13 (2015), 03