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English translation: like math-rock, but more pop-oriented

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05:22 Sep 14, 2007
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Music
English term or phrase: math-pop
Seraphs is the fourth installment in a canon of solid, ever-upward releases from Pinback, leaving behind some of the

dramatic, underdeveloped elements of the bass-heavy self-titled debut (1998) and the dated math-pop of Blue Screen Life

(2001), oriented here toward more pleasing guitar rhythms and cadence-friendly harmonies.
Shirley Fan
Local time: 20:23
English translation:like math-rock, but more pop-oriented
Explanation:
See for reference:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Math_rock

The idea I get is that math-pop is like math-rock, but with more emphasis on melody and hooks.

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Note added at 35 mins (2007-09-14 05:58:30 GMT)
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In the music press, you also hear about jazz-rock vs. jazz-pop, noise-rock vs. noise-pop, synth-rock vs. synth-pop, etc. This particular terminology substitution is very common in the splintered world of indie music.

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Note added at 23 hrs (2007-09-15 05:01:43 GMT)
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To asker: Please read the article I linked for an overview, I can vouch for its accuracy.
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Andrew Levine
United States
Local time: 08:23
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4 +3like math-rock, but more pop-oriented
Andrew Levine


  

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like math-rock, but more pop-oriented


Explanation:
See for reference:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Math_rock

The idea I get is that math-pop is like math-rock, but with more emphasis on melody and hooks.

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Note added at 35 mins (2007-09-14 05:58:30 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

In the music press, you also hear about jazz-rock vs. jazz-pop, noise-rock vs. noise-pop, synth-rock vs. synth-pop, etc. This particular terminology substitution is very common in the splintered world of indie music.

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Note added at 23 hrs (2007-09-15 05:01:43 GMT)
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To asker: Please read the article I linked for an overview, I can vouch for its accuracy.

Andrew Levine
United States
Local time: 08:23
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Notes to answerer
Asker: But what's the meaning of math?Mathematics?


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