A Kazoo is a musical instrument resembling a flute, recorder or other wind instruments but quite shorter. The kazoo is a percussion instrument that’s structured differently than typical wind instruments. It’s designed to create a buzzing or timbral quality to the musician’s voice and a resonating membrane. To use a kazoo ones blows, or speaks through the membrane to produce the buzzing quality. For more diversity, the musician can completely or partially cover the membrane. Continue reading Kazoo; More than a Novelty
Thaddie parodies, AKA Thadudette is a parody musician creating Disney, cartoon, anime, and gaming parodies to “make people emit hahas out of their chew holes”. Continue reading Q&A with Thaddie parodies AKA Thadudette
Travelling back in time, Swing’it Dixieband brings you to New Orleans 100 years ago. their music tells the stories of the roaring 20’s about jazz, about “bootleggers, speakeasies and illegal parties during the Prohibition and flappers and dappers partying their nights away in the opulence and decadence of the Golden Era!”. Continue reading Featuring Swing’it Dixieband
Merging the centuries within the ’20s, their music blends modern music with a vintage sound. It’s a fantastic way to celebrate the 2020’s with the styles of the 1920s. Traditional jazz music was party music and that’s what they deliver in their songs and their concerts. Their versatility allows them to play for a range of audiences from jazz clubs and speakeasies to weddings to corporate events to festivals. Continue reading Interviewing Swing’it Dixieband
Thaddie parodies, otherwise known as Thadudette is a parody artist that creates music to make people laugh or “make people emit hahas out of their chew holes”. Continue reading Featuring Thadudette – Literally!
“My original artist name is The Kira Justice and it’s still my artist name in Brazil. The Kira Justice is a direct reference to the Anime Death Note. However going by the same artist name in different languages was often confusing, so I decided to have separate artist names for different languages. I Am Justice was the alternative for our artists’ name back when we were still a band. It’s also a reference to the same anime, and it sounds just as good as the other name, if not better,” explains the band. Continue reading Featuring I Am Justice; Your Favorite Death Note Inspired Band
Bringing you covers with an anime flair is the band I am Justice. For those that are anime fans, yes, their band name is inspired by Death Note. Continue reading Switching Styles Q&A with The Band I Am Justice
In fact, the entire game is all thanks to Barone. The initial release of Stardew Valley was created by a single person. This includes all of the music, graphics, coding, writing, and so on. Barone is the mind and passion behind Stardew Valley, known by his online persona as “ConcernedApe,”. Taking inspiration from the beloved classic Harvest Moon (now called Story of Seasons), he created an entire world of creative and peaceful farming. Continue reading Stardew Valley; Not Just Fun and Games
That’s why I wanted to give Christmas a bit of a different style. Christmas seems to have become a cliché in and of itself so let’s find the most bizarre and anti-cliche Christmas carols we can find. Continue reading Bah Humbug: The Same Old Scrooge
The holidays are a time of joy and family and giving, regardless of the celebrations. nine out of ten Americans celebrate Christmas in 2013. In America, 75% of the population believes in the virgin birth of Jesus. Only half see Christmas as a religious holiday while 1/3 views it as a cultural holiday instead. Continue reading Holidays are Many.
Over the festive month of December, I’ll be providing you guys with a range of covers. It’ll be my duty to provide a little bit for everyone to enjoy!! It’s something to spice up the Christmas playlist just enough to make the repetition of the retail soundtrack to not be so boring. Continue reading Happy Holidays; Covering Silent Night
Christmas Songs are the highlight of some people’s holidays and the curse of others. There doesn’t seem to be much of a middle ground. Even when there is, people tend to lean to one side or the other. There are two kinds of people; those that decorate their house with tinsel and lights and Christmas cheer in September and those that work in retail. Continue reading Happy Holiday Soundtrack; Jingle Bells Covers
Galaxy of Covers is an innovative digital visualization project looking at a list of 50 cover songs and their covers. A team from Imaginative things worked on this project bringing their ideas and visions to life. Continue reading Galaxy of Covers; A Deeper Look with the Creators
Though as many of you know, we’re not here just to talk about Markiplier’s accomplishments as a youtuber but his stardom in remixes. Taking his game plays and turning them into musical masterpieces are the artists below! Continue reading YouTuber Remixes; Markiplier
Using creative and innovative visuals, the data appears as a solar system with the covers orbiting around the Sun, or the original song in this case. This is a beautiful example of data visualization. This view shows each version of the song with the appearance of the ‘planet’ or cover song correlating to it’s characteristics. Shown by size, spead, diameter, and shape, they are able to represent popularity, tempo, valence, energy, and speechiness of each song. Continue reading Galaxy of Covers; Showing the Data