Orchestras During Covid-19

Orchestral music may have gotten its start around the renaissance in the 17th century, but it hasn’t lost its relevancy as a music genre. Current research from the Canadian Council of the arts, and Orchestra Canada shows an increase in revenue and attendance for orchestra performances between 2018 and 2019. However, that’s increase has ended with the rest of the music industry since the start of Covid-19. Continue reading Orchestras During Covid-19

Musicians During Covid-19; Interview with Cody Blakely

Cody Blakely is a local musician and recording engineer, who has seen the impacts of the pandemic firsthand. As a global pandemic, there are several impacts. From finances to career impact, there’s a lot of aspects that have been altered by COVID-19 and the resulting lockdowns. The conversation about the impact of Covid-19 and it’s context and impact in terms of musicians has been a rather hot topic of conversation. Those in … Continue reading Musicians During Covid-19; Interview with Cody Blakely

Interviewing Swing'it Dixieband

Featuring Swing’it Dixieband

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

Interviewing 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

Featuring I Am Justice; Your Favorite Death Note Inspired Band

“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

Audience Survey About How You Listen To Music

There are so many streaming services for music out there! YouTube Music, Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Tidal. There’s so many to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start. Switching Styles is looking for that start with a survey about our audience’s preferences for online streaming music services. Continue reading Audience Survey About How You Listen To Music

Holidays are Many.

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.

Beyond cover music, he also creates original music for the macabre. Providing music for horror productions, video games, films and events School projects, local radio shows, Book trailers, D&D recordings and the like. He releases tracks through Ghost Stories Incorporated with royalty free music with the option for a custom-made complete soundtrack made by yours truly.

Featuring Marc Van Der Meulen; Composer of Dark and Scary Music

Beyond cover music, he also creates original music for the macabre. Providing music for horror productions, video games, films and events School projects, local radio shows, Book trailers, D&D recordings and the like. He releases tracks through Ghost Stories Incorporated with royalty free music with the option for a custom-made complete soundtrack made by yours truly. Continue reading Featuring Marc Van Der Meulen; Composer of Dark and Scary Music