Music and Marijuana

Marijuana and music. It just seems to fit. Whether you’re grooving to the Beatles or chilling with Marilyn Manson, weed can have an effect. 

Sarah Spisak is a university student at MacEwan and a music lover. She’s been smoking weed since she was 17 to help with her anxiety. I interviewed her on her preferences both high and sober. 

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Post Modern Jukebox at Edmonton’s Winspear

From those leaning forward in the seats enthralled by the vocals of some of PMJ’s finest, to the couples swing dancing in the aisles to the versatile instruments. This performance had a captured audience. Watching the Post Modern Jukebox ensemble perform felt like you were the only person in the auditorium. 

Veronica Pineapples; Profile of Local Edmonton Musician

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.

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.

Disney and Dreams: Covering Tarzan

The man behind the Tarzan soundtrack is Phil Collins. He was the main guy throughout the film arranging, composing and singing the songs. Other musicians that also contributed to the soundtrack include Mark Mancina, Glenn Close, Rosie O’Donnell, and Paul Bogaev. Together, they provided a gorgeous soundtrack with the voice of Phil Collins throughout. Phil Collins brings in some deep and heavy emotions into the lyrics and the movie itself. 

The Appeal of Remaking Originals

Switching styles is about music that’s original but unoriginal in a way. It’s music that has its basis in something else. In a way, the artists that we showcase that use songs as building blocks for creating their own work.

Mac Sabbath: Fast-food Fun for the Whole Franchise

What happens when you take Black Sabbath and Ronald McDonald and then combine them within a parody band? You get Mac Sabbath. Mac Sabbath is a band that parodies Black Sabbath songs with a theme of fast-food. The band includes Ronald Osbourne (vocals), Slayer MacCheeze (guitar), Grimalice (bass), and the Catburglar (drums) in full costume…

Misplaced Intentions

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…

While We Wait For Season 4……

Rick and Morty is a science fiction animation for an adult audience. The whole show is satirical and cynical. It’s described as a dark comedy which makes complete sense. Rick and Morty takes seriously dark and solemn topics and jokes about them. It’s a show that will make you laugh about the universe being meaningless, about not understanding your…

Why start a blog on cover and parody songs?

The short answer is that I like them. I find them on YouTube. I stumble upon them on Facebook. I research them. I talk with people about them. The more I do those things, the more interested I get. I’m delighted by them and I want to share that with people. The long answer starts with being an…