The term music is common and we simply connect it to songs that heard all over the days from the movies and radio. But most of the time, we forget the fact that music is a concept that has various dimensions and possibilities in production, experience as well as in feeling the same. One of the ways to look and understand it is that even when a particular piece of music is played in a group of four people, the impact and influence it creates on each individual differs from one another. The feel music creates vary from each individual entity. It is a note that is created or produced which does not have any lyrics but all about the tune that makes the listeners create lines and meanings on their own to suit the tune in accordance with their own creativity, experience, knowledge and feelings. In the world where everybody listens to music, by alternative music means that the category of music that engages with that section which deals with the production of music based on relevant events and issues that are going on in society.
What are the advantages of music?
- It has the power to heal
- It is one way of expressing feelings
- One of the best ways to understand
- It helps to calm down and create a peaceful situation among the internal conflicts
- Universalized emotions
- The listener would feel understood by someone and thereby reduces the pain within
- Audience feel heard
- Shared feeling
- Collective emotions
The quality of making the audience of the music understood by someone, of the issues and creating the feeling of heard takes away the burden that is there psychologically, makes people happy and satisfied.
How does alternative music help society?
The creation of alternative music as it engages with the relevant issues that are present in contemporary society makes the audience feel heard of their problems and thereby some solace as a result. The feeling of understanding eliminates many of the issues that would have happened otherwise. When a piece of music gets released, it gets viral only when it contains content that which the common audience could connect with. Subsequently, when this particular kind of music deals with contemporary problems, it creates awareness and affects the mind of the people and makes the audience talk about them in public and discuss it over which ultimately result in some kind of solution to the issue concerned as the outcome.