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Luxury Retailers on Social Media and The Hilarious Parody Songs That Follow

With all of these in mind, let us take a look at the lighter (possibly more comical) look at luxury brands with the following parodies of Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop”. Prepared to laugh in luxury!

Luxury retailers have set themselves apart from their competitors within the industry by having a fantastic product with all the ‘bells and whistles. Social media has impacted luxury marketing as social media has impacted brands of other industries and quality levels. Luxury brands have the same advantages and disadvantages as other brands when they utilize social media. Luxury customers have the same advantages and disadvantages as other customers regardless of the type of product. Continue reading Luxury Retailers on Social Media and The Hilarious Parody Songs That Follow

Soothing Anxiety; Music Review by Rachel Rabalais

Switching Styles’ Music Reviews | In today’s society, many people suffer from different mental illnesses. Everyone has their own way of helping themselves feel a little better about what they are battling day to day. Anxiety especially clinical anxiety is very hard to deal with. Scientists have said music can actually relax and calm you. When I get anxiety, I always listen to music, if I am able to. There are a couple of artists I like but my favourite song, which has helped me through so much is “You’ll be okay” by A Great Big World. Continue reading Soothing Anxiety; Music Review by Rachel Rabalais

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Why I write the way I write; An opinion piece on literary Journalism from Dylanna Fisher

Feature writers first separated themselves from hard-hitting news by writing “human interest stories,” as Wolfe describes them, which were “long and often hideously sentimental accounts of hitherto unknown souls beset by tragedy or unusual hobbies within the sheet’s circulation area… In any case, feature stories gave a man a certain amount of room in which to write.” Continue reading Why I write the way I write; An opinion piece on literary Journalism from Dylanna Fisher

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

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A Moment of Silence and a Day to Remember; Covers for Remembrance

On this day in 1918, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the First World War was ended. The first remembrance day was on November 11, 1919, at 11 a.m.. Originally called “Armistice Day” to honor the armistice agreement which was the agreement that ended WW1. Below are songs to listen to throughout out the day to remember those that fought and those that died. Continue reading A Moment of Silence and a Day to Remember; Covers for Remembrance

These generalities are technically true but they don't necessarily make the heart hurt any less. Companionship, love, romance, is not hard to forget about once it's gone. This is because the emotion of love technically changes brain chemistry.

10 Acoustic Covers To Get Over A Break-Up

These generalities are technically true but they don’t necessarily make the heart hurt any less. Companionship, love, romance, is not hard to forget about once it’s gone. This is because the emotion of love technically changes brain chemistry.

Love is similar to an addiction. Many recent studies show that love interacts within the brain much like an addiction complete with the withdrawal symptoms. Brian D. Earp, Olga A. Wudarczyk, Bennett Foddy, and Julian Savulescu have researched into this exact phenomenon to find what that exactly means and how to help. Continue reading 10 Acoustic Covers To Get Over A Break-Up

Six Spooky Covers for Spooky Couples

It’s not hard to find love and romance in the scariest time of the year. There’s something magical about watching horror movies with loved ones, and cuddling while watching the screams and gore on the big screen.

Add in the Horror flick couples we see every year such as Sally and Jack, Victor and Emily,Barbara and Adam Maitland, Ed and Lorraine Warren, and of course, Mortica and Gomez Addams. Continue reading Six Spooky Covers for Spooky Couples

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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Game Stream turned remix brings us a fantastic song to continue to cover. That means that the songs we're looking at today are covers of a remix of a game stream. That's the way that music works in terms of creating and covering and recreating. Taking these building blocks, and inspiration to bring something entirely new to the world.

Going All the Way; Covering Schmoyoho’s Remix

Game Stream turned remix brings us a fantastic song to continue to cover. That means that the songs we’re looking at today are covers of a remix of a game stream. That’s the way that music works in terms of creating and covering and recreating. Taking these building blocks, and inspiration to bring something entirely new to the world. Continue reading Going All the Way; Covering Schmoyoho’s Remix