Going All the Way; Covering Schmoyoho’s Remix

Game Stream turned remix brings us a fantastic song to continue to cover. That means that the songs we’re looking at today are covers of a remix of a game stream. That’s the way that music works in terms of creating and covering and recreating. Taking these building blocks, and inspiration to bring something entirely new to the world.

Majin: Highlighting Edmonton Artists

Going with the stage name Majin, He continues his dream of being a musician. Based on the word imagine, Majin continues that passion for music and music’s inherent ability to bring the world to life. He carved out a stage name to bring to light all of the aspects he wants to show off to the world.

Featuring Philip Serino; Love. Family. Music.

Love is the basis of Philip Serino’s music. A love for music, a love for his audience, and a love for his family; all combine into his sound. With family at the foundation of music, he was a part of a musical community from a very young age. Growing up in a family of worship leaders, he was always surrounded by music and music lovers. Music was always something larger than life.

Bringing Elegance to Your Playlist; Top Ten Orchestral Covers

There’s something simplistic and yet so complex about instrumental music. Within an orchestra, there are several diverse instruments such as woodwind, brass, percussion, and string. Each of them adds their own sound to the overall melody of the song. There’s something elegant about orchestral music, even the word orchestral is in itself elegant. Below are some orchestral covers to spice up your date night. These will add a pop of fun and a bit of elegance.

Disney and Dreams; Covering Sleeping Beauty

Second only to Dumbo (who doesn’t speak at all), Aurora had the least lines of any Disney Movie lead. The princess spoke less than 20 lines in the whole film. As the voice of Princess Aurora, Mary Costa became entwined with the character. Regardless of the lack of lines, when the audience does hear her voice especially for the songs she sings, it’s majestic. Trying to decide which specific song to highlight is almost as difficult as the fairy godmother’s trying to decide whether Aurora’s dress should be pink or blue. The scenes where the two fairies couldn’t agree on whether the dress should be pink or blue is inspired by the filmmaker’s own indecision on the dress’s colour. The iconic song of Sleeping Beauty is “Once Upon a Dream” is the focus of our article. Enjoy these amazing covers!

Epic Piano Arrangements; A Feature on Rhaeide

There’s something simply classic and elegant about a piano. However classical doesn’t mean old or boring, as many see classical or orchestral music. It’s energetic. It’s subtle. It’s powerful. It’s elegant. As an instrument, the piano brings an emphasizing power and subtle gentleness to each and every note.

That’s exactly what the pianist, Alvaro Arizcun, is known for. Online he’s known as Rhaeide. 

Veronica Pineapples; Profile of Local Edmonton Musician

For many people, music is a way to cope through rough times. There’s music for when you’re heartbroken, for when you’re mourning, for when you’re angry. For Veronica Pineapple, that’s the main aspect of music for her. If she went through anything hard music is there for her. She wants to be there for people in the same way.

Disney and Dreams: Covering Tarzan

The man behind the Tarzan soundtrack is Phil Collins. He was the main guy throughout the film arranging, composing and singing the songs. Other musicians that also contributed to the soundtrack include Mark Mancina, Glenn Close, Rosie O’Donnell, and Paul Bogaev. Together, they provided a gorgeous soundtrack with the voice of Phil Collins throughout. Phil Collins brings in some deep and heavy emotions into the lyrics and the movie itself. 

Simlish Cover Songs

The songs they play from Sims 2 onward mimic the songs of our world but in Simlish or Sims English. So it’s seriously weird because it’s songs in a gibberish language. But they’re good.

Metal Christmas Songs

Just because you’re a metalhead doesn’t mean that you can’t like Christmas music. Here’s a list of metal Christmas Covers to bring a moshpit to the holidays. 

Retail Christmas Music; It’s not all bad?

A Consumer Reports survey, reports that 90% of respondents noted something that stressed them out over the holiday season. While it wasn’t the top complaint, Christmas music was on the list with 23% of people saying it was their chief complaint. That is after crowds and long lines (68%), gaining weight (37%), getting into debt…

GameboyJones; A Rapper of the Geek Genre

Austin Jones is a musician based in Kent, Ohio. Starting his music career on YouTube in 2016, he’s quickly made a name for himself as a rapper in a rather nerdy genre. Ever wanted to hear a rap about My Hero Academia, or Black Panther, or Star Wars, or Cup Head? Geeky and nerdy raps are right up his alley.

Leigh & Liam

  ‘Rose coloured lenses’ is one of Leigh’s favourite musical memories. They travelled to Paris to perform the song on the lawn just in front of the Eiffel tower, making a gorgeous backdrop and ambiance for the music video. “It was a whirlwind trip. We only had one day in Paris, and we carried all…

Musical Gender-Bending

Gender-bending is switching the original gender of something to a different gender. This style is used for quite a lot within fandoms, artistry, music, nearly every form of creativity can use gender-bending in some way or form including cover songs.

While We Wait For Season 4……

Rick and Morty is a science fiction animation for an adult audience. The whole show is satirical and cynical. It’s described as a dark comedy that makes complete sense. Rick and Morty takes seriously dark and solemn topics and jokes about them. It’s a show that will make you laugh about the universe is meaningless,…

Not So Spooky Halloween Covers

Halloween is a source of horror and terror but it doesn’t have to be just spooky. There’s a lot more to the Holiday than fright. It’s a time that Autumn turns to fall and gives us a chance to reflect on the past. It’s a time to make adorable snow people and snow angels. It’s a time for endless hot cocoa with sprinkles.

Six Spooky Covers for Spooky Couples

It’s not hard to find love and romance in the scariest time of the year. There’s something magical about watching horror movies with loved ones, and cuddling while watching the screams and gore on the big screen.

Add in the Horror flick couples we see every year such as Sally and Jack, Victor and Emily,Barbara and Adam Maitland, Ed and Lorraine Warren, and of course, Mortica and Gomez Addams.

Switching Styles Features Mako Ray

“My ultimate goal is to become a game developer. I’ve spent a lot of time since I was a teenager learning various skill sets such as art, music and writing, and now it’s just a matter of applying them to something, letting them all come together to finally create something big and proper. In addition to that I’m working on a 3D model right now and considering becoming a vtuber,” explains Mako Ray, “I dunno. I do a lot of weird dumb nonsense and I’m currently collecting a fanbase who is into that weird dumb nonsense”.

Interviewing Mako Ray

Joining only a few years ago in 2017, Mako Ray has gained over 2.8 million views from followers following his artistic career. Now he isn’t just a musician and cover artist but also an artist, and designer. His YouTube channel consists of art, design, game development content, and of course music.

Music, for Mako Ray, is a means to an end, and the end is to listen to something you enjoy and “occasionally that end is supposed to have a specific stronger impact, attempting to elicit certain feelings from people such as happiness, sadness, fear, whatever the situation calls for, and I hope to be able to achieve that in my songs.”

Top 13 Horror Versions of Popular Songs

With that being said, Switching Styles is bringing you 13 horror versions of typically happy and optimistic songs. Bringing these forward in a horror setting is unnerving to say the least. Tis the season for fear. Enjoy!!

JackSepticeye Drum Covers

You’ve heard about Jack Septiceye, also known as Seán William McLoughlin. Then I’m sure you’ve heard about his drum covers, which are honestly fantastic.

His channel has over 12 billion views and 24 million subscribers and is ranked as the most-subscribed channel in Ireland. Though, are you aware that he is also a drummer?

Are John Cage’s Works Really Music?

Growing up, I often heard the argument against modern art (including music) that it wasn’t “real art”. But what is “real art”? What is “real music”? That answer is going to be different depending on whom you ask.

Covering the Animal Crossing Theme

Animal Crossing New Horizons was one of the happy moments of the Pandemic. It brought people together and brought them joy in one of the bleakest circumstances.

Songs in the Style of Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing characters have a very distinct audio in their vocals. There are three languages in Animal Crossing; Animalese, Bebebese, and the ever awkward Silence. These languages make the animal crossing universe distinct from other ‘.

When speaking animalese, their vocals are similar to the sims but it’s sped up and high pitched. You can understand to a certain degree what is being said but it’s faster and higher. When speaking Bebebese, it’s a collection of beeps which is primarily used by villagers in both Wild World and City Folk.