Music is any form of sound in a synchronized pattern that affects the brainwaves. Together with many instruments, an emotional harmony is created that can single-handedly manipulate the human emotion. There are many causes for being a music addict. It provides an artificial sanctuary, brings out the emotion that you are feeling. Music is limitless, there is no end to its boundaries. Those who plays musical instruments can find a peace so unique that its not found anywhere else.
The only sanctuary I feel is when I’m listening to music. Every time I am under stress or mental pressure, I usually turn on the music really loud. Gradually, my mind stops racing and I slowly start to focus. I feel greater sense of awareness around me and my concentration doubles, as I become calm. I used to do this on rare occasion, for example, during exams or right after a sports match or performance. That feeling of peace became increasingly addictive and now whenever I’m home, I’m always listening to music.
The best thing about music is its powerful surge of emotions. It’s the only thing I feel that can uniquely drive my emotion from one extreme to another. Whenever I feel rage, I listen to black metal bands where the vocalist growls along with the extreme heavy drum beats and guitars supporting the vocal. In a way, I let someone else shout for me and hence, I cool down and start to relax. Sometimes, when I feel relaxed, I turn on alternative bands to cruise smoothly along with my feelings. Being a “metalhead”, I believe that metal music gives out emotion in its loudest form. Like I said, its very addictive once to start to depend on it.
A remote reason for its addiction is the various forms of music for various types of people. Music has many different genres ranging from pop, rap, R n B to heavy metal, symphonic/orchestral metal and black/death/doom metal. Its understandable that this world consists of people of different types to fill in these genres. From my perspective, I...