An incredibly versatile style of music, it can be enjoyed by people of all ages, wherever they are during the day. Inclusive, inoffensive and varied, it has roots in folk music and is open to musicians from any genre. Enjoyed across the globe, it focuses on humans and our sense of self, with many uses in our everyday life.
A modern concept, believed to have started in the 1940s, it rose to popularity during the 1950’s. The focus is on the listener’s experience, with a desire to ensure that they are left in a relaxed and peaceful state. In this way, the music is created to benefit the listener physically, mentally and spiritually. As a result, this is a popular, successful and growing genre.
Pieces don’t usually include lyrics. When lyrics are present, they too will add to the sense of contentment, joy and relaxation that the music evokes. Calming and light, the structure and components of the music reflect the mood that is being created. Typical instruments are: drums, guitars, percussion, synthesizers, wind and string instruments.
Dreamy music includes many different genres, such as: dance, trance and pop. Beats are longer, rhythms are repetitive and the pace is steady. When there are lyrics, they play an important role in conveying the message. Calming, these modern pieces are used as a soundtrack to center yourself or others, for example before sleep, while traveling, at the beginning of training etc..
Beyond the home, these tracks are used by businesses to help us relax and de-stress, at work, rest and play. Additionally, dreamy music is being used by advertisers to make their brand appear comforting and friendly. These recognizable pieces are being used daily by people of all ages to relax, rejuvenate and de-stress, whether at home, in bed or at work. With an ever-increasing pace of life, its’ popularity is will continue to rise.