Mostrando entradas de febrero, 2013

Indie Rock..

This music genre started out in the United Kingdom and the United States in the 80s, but it started to grow really fast and to become more popular in the 2000s, with the growing of the internet and alternative ways of expression and diffusion of music all around the world, when it started to be easy to publish your recordings and to get to be known. 
Particularly, the most popular bands since this genre started to become popular are anglophone, it hasn't developed that much in other languages like spanish.
Some of the most popular indie rock exponents nowadays are bands like Placebo, Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, Franz Ferdinand and Block Party. 
We will talk a little bit about the 2 first ones, starting with Placebo.

This is a british band formed back in 1994, in London, England. They managed to have a lot of success since the beginning of their careers as their first albums sold more than a million copies in the United Kingdom and more than 8 million all around the world. 
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The phenomenon of reality television..

Reality shows are a very important part of today's TV broadcasting, because of their high audience and influence in society in some specific aspects.
First of all, personally, I don't like reality shows, because it is just useless and doesn't lead to any teaching for viewers. In general, they are very dumb and bottomless, and most of the times, they're fake and previously prepared, in order to set the suspense into the viewer, and make him keep on watching and following it continuously. 
I'll have to talk specifically about one show, probably, the most popular reality show around the world is called "Big Brother". This show is based on putting a lot of unknown, apparently common people, into a big house to live together for a long time, in which they have to coexist and to do a lot of challenges. The members of the house nominate people between themselves in order to kick them out of the house. Then, as the nominates are defined, the viewer is the one wh…