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  1. acoustic music a.k.a. acoustic pop is a sub genre of pop that combines many backgrounds of music into one. Alternative, pop, acoustic, folk, techno, hip-hop, R, soul, rock, and many other genres influenced this genre.
  2. Acoustic music is music that solely or primarily uses instruments that produce sound through acoustic means, as opposed to electric or electronic means. The retronym "acoustic music" appeared after the advent of electric instruments, such as the electric guitar, electric violin, electric organ and synthesizer.

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Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume 8 (2012)

Genres: North America by John Shepherd, David Horn

In the case of the former, the stereotypical argument has been that jazz is fundamentally an acoustic music, made on acoustic instruments, and that the employment of electric instruments represents a corruption of the essential qualities of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Classic Rock (2017)

by David Luhrssen, Michael Larson

The album featured largely acoustic music, but it was immediately apparent that Harper was cut from a different cloth than other folk artists populating the scene. The acoustic guitar was strummed with a force and power unlike the standard folk ...

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Acoustic Music Jam with Doug Welch

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I mean, there's times to rock and roll, and I love that too. But I think my first love is acoustic music. (Graham Nash)
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