It’s good to laugh even in the face of fear. Especially when that fear is absolutely hilarious. Switching Styles is bring you the hilarious from the horror of Halloween with these Halloween parody songs that will leave you in stitches. Continue reading Putting the Ha in Halloween; Horror Parodies
This music brings in a lot of political content and commentary to the overall political climate. Musicians like Sam Cooke, Public Enemy, Neil Young, N.W.A, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, and Kendrick Lamar are known for the political messages in their music. It’s a common theme that continues to be relevant currently. Continue reading 2020 In Hindsight and Music!
October 23rd, 1959, the parody legend was born. 61 years ago Weird Al, was brought into this world. Since then he’s survived 61 rotations around the sun in this crazy world of ours. Give a round of applause for him and to his 61 more years of parody music mastery. Continue reading Bday Parodies; Happy Birthday Weird Al Yankovich!!
“Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Word Crimes” is a parody of “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke. “Blurred Lines” came out in 2013 and became a hit. It was a perfect candidate for a parody. Weird Al changed the song from borderline rape-y to a satire about both ‘grammar nazis’ and those that infuriates them. Continue reading “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Word Crimes”
Switching styles is about music that’s original but unoriginal in a way. It’s music that has its basis in something else. In a way, the artists that we showcase that use songs as building blocks for creating their own work. Continue reading The Appeal of Remaking Originals