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Songs That Tell Stories

By: AutumnMooncakesNovember 22, 2016

‘The Maiden and the Selkie’ by Heather Dale

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGT5lBve_v4

When a human woman and a selkie man fall in love, the differences between their species pose a great problem.

 

‘Remember Me’ by Ivan Torrent

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7 Reasons to Love Lindsey Stirling

By: AutumnMooncakesOctober 7, 2016
  1. She uses many different styles. ‘Master of Tides’ has a nautical feel, ‘Roundtable Rival’ goes for a Wild West tone, and ‘Swag’ sounds very classy.
  2. She combines pop and dubstep with her violin. Check out ‘Beyond the Veil’ or ‘Anti-Gravity’. Who’d have thought old styles and
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4 Musicians Who Changed Their Tune

By: AutumnMooncakesSeptember 27, 2016

Sometimes musicians don’t retain the same style forever.

 

Taylor Swift

The country music and “good girl” vibe has departed. Taylor Swift’s two latest albums, Red and 1989, have more solemn tunes and darker themes. Some of the content is also more mature.

 

Enya

Enya’s new album, Dark Sky Island,

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A Guide to Two Steps From Hell’s Albums

By: AutumnMooncakesSeptember 10, 2016

Two Steps From Hell is a very talented trailer music group. I listened to all the TSFH albums on the channel below and made a guide for what type of music is in each one. I hope at least one suits your taste!

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Video Game Music Videos

By: AutumnMooncakesAugust 12, 2016

I don’t play video games, so a good proportion of my video game knowledge comes from fanmade music videos like these.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMpMKmetdQ0

 

Dark Souls 2

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Similarities Between Music

By: AutumnMooncakesJuly 13, 2016

Many musicians are suing other musicians for supposed plagiarism.

But is it really necessary? Similarities exist everywhere, and YouTubers have a great knack for finding them. Check out these mashups:

‘Heart Attack’ by Demi Lovato and ‘My Heart is Broken’ by Evanescence:

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Nox Arcana (A 100-word story in four parts)

By: AutumnMooncakesJuly 9, 2016

This requires a bit of explanation. I listened to some of Nox Arcana’s music and chose a picture to go with each one. Then I wrote stories to go along with the pictures, while keeping the original lyrics in mind. This is the result.

 

Darkest

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Covers I Like More Than the Original

By: AutumnMooncakesMay 26, 2016

Tiffany Alvord’s cover of ‘Both of Us’ by B.O.B.:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZvZ-iS89sI

 

Lindsey Stirling’s cover of ‘Senbonzakura’ by Kurousa:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdqsPjSwnXo

 

Sam Tsui and friends’

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