Music Genre Series: 10 Clues to the Alternative

Just the Facts of Alternative Music Ten Clues of the Genre’s Legacy Alternative Music has been around for over 30 years now and has become an institution within Rock music. First seen as part of the fringe in Rock, the term has become a staple selling genre for record companies. The movement has inspired subcultures […]

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GROM Celebrates Music’s Many Faces Each Month in 2017

Music is always a source of inspiration for us at GROM. It has been one of the major driving forces for us to improve and develop devices for our customers who seek a safer and more robust experience while driving; whether listening to music, referencing mapping apps, or something else. Music offers relaxation and distraction […]

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Music Tribute: Prince

Prince Rogers Nelson–an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer from Minneapolis, Minnesota – was a music genius and pop icon. Known simply as “Prince,” he was a virtuoso who could play over 24 instruments including guitar, drums, bass, keyboards, and variety of brass. His style of music varied from R&B, Funk, Soul, Rock, Jazz, and […]

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Musical Tribute: David Bowie

David Bowie was a singer, songwriter and actor who was born in England.  He was widely consider as prolific and innovative for his pop compositions and performances. His recording legacy spans across five decades and encompasses several personas, pop music styles, arrangements, and sub-matter. With his first major hit in 1968 called “Major Tom,” which […]

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Musical Tribute: Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen is a singer songwriter from Canada who launched his career in 1967 with his debut album “Songs of Leonard Cohen.” The album included classics like “Suzanne,” “So Long, Marianne,” and “The Stranger Song.” In 1977, he released his album “Death of a Ladies’ Man,” which was co-wrote by Phil Spector.  During the 1960s […]

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How Music Affects Us

It always happens to me, especially in the worst circumstances. I find these situations especially disturbing since I’ve talked about it with friends and considered how it impacts my life. I’m on the freeway with my stereo blasting, listening to an FM radio station blasting hard rock. I have my two hands on my steering […]

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