Survey: What’s the appeal of songs that aren’t the original?

Here’s a survey for me to get information on your thoughts on taking an original song and making it something else completely. And of course, there will be a follow-up article with all the information gathered. 

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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. 

Dreams and Disney: Covering the Lion King

For this segment of ‘Dreams and Disney’, it was hard to choose just one iconic song of the film. But I went with the “Circle of Life” because it’s the opening song and everyone (arguably) knows the song. 

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.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

“Welcome, Christmas, bring your cheer. Cheer to all Whos far and near. Christmas Day is in our grasp, so long as we have hands to clasp.” -Narrator, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (1966) How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a holiday story originally written by Dr. Seuss in 1957. The story follows the meanness of the Grinch…

Punk Goes Christmas: Deluxe Edition

Happy holidays from me, and of course from Fearless Records (I’m a bit biased towards punk music). Here is the Punk Goes Christmas: Deluxe Edition. If you’re looking to spice up your holiday with some alternative Christmas songs, then this album is perfect for you. Here’s a list of punk Christmas covers thanks to the…

A Leo Moracchioli Cover

“I fink you freeky” is originally produced by Die Antwoord and then later covered by Leo Moracchioli. This cover song popped up on my YouTube feed and I thought it is a fantastic combination of a great band and phenomenal cover artist. It is only been out a little more than a week and the music video has already gotten…

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…

Death Note Cover Songs

After watching this film version of the death note, I thought that it would be a good time to showcase some covers for The Death Note anime.