Organist and teacher Leonard MacClain is a household name for his skill and improvisation. It all started in Philadelphia where MacClain started and continued doing what he loved best; music.
Also known as Melody Mac, he was known for his, well, melodies. Especially with decades of experience as a theatre organist. His name didn’t stay only in the States. Melody Mac’s music with Epic Records gained him international fame. Continue reading “Now, THAT’S the way we organists all want to go”
Something that not many people know is that silent films weren’t completely silent. They were often accompanied by musical scores. These scores are what Dennis James aims to preserve.
This is an interview with Dennis James and Dylanna Fisher of Switching Styles. Continue reading Dennis James Q&A
Known offline as Alvaro Arizcun, Rhaeide brings forward piano arrangements of themes from pop culture including games, TV series, movies, band covers and original compositions. Examples include The Goonies Theme, Beauty and the Beast, The Christmas Piano Medley, Les Miserables, Hearthstone, and League of Legends. Continue reading Rhaeide Q&A; The More You Know
There’s something simply classic and elegant about a piano. However classical doesn’t mean old or boring, as many see classical or orchestral music. It’s energetic. It’s subtle. It’s powerful. It’s elegant. As an instrument, the piano brings an emphasizing power and subtle gentleness to each and every note.
That’s exactly what the pianist, Alvaro Arizcun, is known for. Online he’s known as Rhaeide. Continue reading Epic Piano Arrangements; A Feature on Rhaeide
Miche Fambro is folk, jazz and Latin blend musician with a specific sound that’s hard to pin down. Like a chameleon, he fuses several elements of different genres into his sound. Elements of classical, folk, jazz, pop and soul all combine into the musical styles of Miche Fambro. Continue reading Interviewing Miche Fambro
Swedish musician Fredrik Larsson created a musical project titled FreddeGredde to highlight his skills as a musician while bringing in his love for pop culture. With Medleys on pop culture aspects such as The Big Bang Theory, Super Mario Bros, and Disney, combined with countless original songs, this project is a certain success. Continue reading FreddeGredde Q&A
Started by Fredrik Larsson, FreddeGredde is a stage name for his musical work. FreddeGredde is a Swedish musician known for his medleys of nostalgic cartoons, television themes, video games and so much more. Continue reading FreddeGredde; Medleys, Nostalgia, and More!
Alex Northern Karen is a fan of music. But in particular, he’s a fan of Post Modern Jukebox. Continue reading PMJ & It’s Fan; Alex Northern Karen
For many people, music is a way to cope through rough times. There’s music for when you’re heartbroken, for when you’re mourning, for when you’re angry. For Veronica Pineapple, that’s the main aspect of music for her. If she went through anything hard music is there for her. She wants to be there for people in the same way. Continue reading Veronica Pineapples; Profile of Local Edmonton Musician
What happens when you take Black Sabbath and Ronald McDonald and then combine them within a parody band? You get Mac Sabbath. Continue reading Mac Sabbath: Fast-food Fun for the Whole Franchise
‘Rose coloured lenses’ is one of Leigh’s favourite musical memories. They travelled to Paris to perform the song on the lawn just in front of the Eiffel tower, making a gorgeous backdrop and ambiance for the music video. “It was a whirlwind trip. We only had one day in Paris, and we carried all of our gear on our backs all day, including up … Continue reading Leigh & Liam
Misplaced Intentions, is an Edmonton based heavy-rock band that is aiming for the stars. They have a few cover songs but are aiming for more original songs in the future. The band is made up of Matthew Lindholm (vocals and guitar), Tyler Baker (lead guitar), Landon Berezanski (bass), and Keilan Thompson (drums).
The band has a way of defying expectations, says Berezanski, “Whatever the populace’s intentions were for us, we’ve kind of got our own. And it’s kind of misplaced from what they think.” Continue reading Misplaced Intentions
Chetreo is one of the artists showcased in the Rick and Morty article about Rick and Morty themed covers and remixes. “The Universe Is Yours” and “A Really Long Time” are the particular songs from the article. Continue reading Interviewing Chetreo
The simple answer to the long story is that I started a blog about covers and parodies because I wanted to share them with people. I want to write about songs that are unique because they aren’t the original. Continue reading Why start a blog on cover and parody songs?