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.
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.
In fictional, and not so fictional stereotypes, journalists struggle against censorship throughout the world; the blacked-out documents, silent informants, and gag ordered witnesses. Though, it is no longer constricted to paper or words at all but includes much more. The internet has become the dominant form of media and brings new dynamics to both. Censorship is a way to limit the power, choice, and education of the public ideally for the general good of the public. Internet censorship provides a kind of security, morality and objectivity. Though, freedom of expression promotes individualism, creativity, and constructive criticism. Instead of risking the craft, limited internet censorship can actually improve journalism and it’s attempts to bring information to the people.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Marc Van Der Meulen is a magician of dark music, creating enchanting work for all sorts of spooky settings.
For those of you that don’t know, you unfortunately never will. Unus Annus is a project started by Mark Edward Fischbach (Markiplier) and Ethan (CrankGameplays) with the sole purpose of deleting it once it was over. It’s over now as of November 13th, 2020.
Despite the magic of Disney, the internet has taken to being mad at Disney with a hit song written by Bendik Møller, and Jason Hahs. Performed by Salem Ilese, this song took the world by storm.