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Happy Holidays; Covering Silent Night

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.

Happy Holiday Soundtrack; Covering Jingle Bells

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; Covering Jingle Bells

Mako Ray | Switching Styles

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”. Continue reading 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".

Q&A With 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.”
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Covering HellFire | Switching Styles

The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Covering HellFire

This movie and it’s resulting music is rather dark with some seriously real undertones. Thus this article will focus on one of the darker songs. “The song “Hellfire” is considered one of the darkest songs written for a Disney film, and was nearly cut from the film,” quotes the trivia section on IMDB.  Continue reading The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Covering HellFire

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Local Music Venues: Naked Cyber Cafe & Espresso Bar

If you’re looking for a music venue, you may find Naked Cyber Cafe and Espresso Bar. This hidden gem is a place for Edmonton musicians to jam, perform and get their names out there. Local musicians have amazing talent and local live music venues are where they perform. Naked Cyber Cafe And Espresso Bar is one example. Continue reading Local Music Venues: Naked Cyber Cafe & Espresso Bar

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Love is Love; Singing for LGBTQ+

  The view from our room at @metterrahotel of the Pride Parade here in Edmonton! @YEGPride #Pride #yegpride #PrideMonth #ExploreEdmonton pic.twitter.com/CL7gaGe5MR — along dusty roads (@alongdustyroads) June 9, 2018 June 9th was Edmonton’s Pride Parade. A time to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. It’s a time to celebrate inclusion and diversity and most of all, love. Pride is to celebrate love. It doesn’t matter what your sexuality … Continue reading Love is Love; Singing for LGBTQ+

How The Grinch Stole Christmas | Christmas | Grinch | Covers

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a holiday story originally written by Dr. Seuss in 1957. The story follows the meanness of the Grinch and his distaste for the Christmas holiday as tries to steal Christmas but later realizes that Christmas isn’t about the tangible. This is a feel-good story that criticizes the commercialization of Christmas and the prevalence of human cheer. It’s a cute holiday favourite. Continue reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas