Tempo vs Sadcore - What's the difference?

tempo | sadcore |

As nouns the difference between tempo and sadcore

is that tempo is while sadcore is (music|rare) a form of alternative rock characterised by bleak lyrics, downbeat melodies and slow tempos.




  • a frequency or rate
  • a move which is part of one's own plan or strategy and forces, e.g. by means of a check or attacking a piece, the opponent to make a move which is not bad but of no use for him (the player gains a tempo, the opponent loses a tempo), or equivalently a player achieves the same result in fewer moves by one approach rather than another.
  • timing of a particular event – earlier or later than in an alternative situation (as in chess example)
  • The number of beats per minute in a piece of music; also, an indicative term denoting approximate rate of speed in written music (examples: allegro, andante)
  • A small truck of cargo van with three or four wheels, commonly used for commercial transport and deliveries (particularly in Asian and African countries)--a genericided trademark originally associated with Vidal & Sohn Tempo-Werke GmbH that manufactured such vehicles.
  • See also

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    (-) (wikipedia sadcore)
  • (music, rare) A form of alternative rock characterised by bleak lyrics, downbeat melodies and slow tempos.
  • * 1996 , Billboard (magazine, 21 September 1996)
  • As proof of this, Staub points to the wide variety of press coverage the band received, from spotlights in the usual music media to reports in People, Time, NPR (which identified the band as one of the leaders of the "sadcore" movement), and even Martha Stewart Living...
  • * 1999 , Seán Body, Wish the world away: Mark Eitzel and American Music Club
  • Also, The Red House Painters were the first in a wave of bands that followed in AMC's wake, making slow, bleak music that the press would later dub "sadcore" ...
  • * 2000 , Dave Thompson, Alternative rock
  • Despite past disappointments, the undisputed king (and queen) of sadcore return...
  • * 2000 , Joel Lane, From Blue to Black
  • Even in 'serious' rock journalism, every sound was a kind of core: hardcore, slowcore, speedcore, sadcore . What next?
  • * 2004 , Jonathan DiMarco, Good Bullets Make Bad Neighbors
  • ...one of the grayest sadcore bands on God's bleak earth, a band that for encores — however rarely it earned them — would slog through Irish jigs...