Harrop, Helen. 2010. Have Fun, Make Art. [Photograph]

Kazoo; More than a Novelty

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

“Bury a Friend” by Billie Eilish

Released in 2019 within When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? , which debuted at #1 on the UK Albums chart. It’s eerie lyrics and instrumental make it perfect for October. But it’s amazing rise on charts and eerie sound are not why it’s a halloween choice to cover. The concept behind the song itself is creepy. Billie Eilish wrote the lyrics from the perspective of a monster under her bed. That makes the song just that much more creepy. Continue reading “Bury a Friend” by Billie Eilish