Posts Tagged ‘mash

08
May
13

Night Owl Chat – Mash Ups!

Our nightly wind-down from the day’s annoyances.

From Urban Dictionary:

mash up:

v. To take elements of two or more pre-existing pieces of music and combine them to make a new song.
n. A song comprised of elements of two or more pre-existing pieces of music.

In the early and mid oughts, mash ups were the new, creative frontier. Danger Mouse made his name by taking The Beatles’ “White Album” and Jay-Z’s “Black Album” and creating the “Grey Album”. He was given a cease and desist order by Apple Records, but he created the piece at a time when file sharing had exploded, so it’s quite easy to get access to the album. (Yes, I have it, and it’s SPECTACULAR.)

Mash ups are still a font of creativity, where mixers take disparate songs, find commonalities in them, and create something new.

So, for tonight’s night owl musical thread, mash ups!

Bob Marley v. The Beatles: “Let it Be, No Cry”

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05
Feb
11

crooner-in-chief

😐

05
Jan
11

got the wednesday blues? you need a mishmash.

Click

30
Dec
10

mish mash marvels

Don’t miss BWD’s ‘Mish Mash‘ today, it’s jam-packed with uplifting news.

20
Dec
10

mishmash alert!

Check out the latest ‘Mishmash‘ at The Only Adult In The Room – pretty darn excellent

12
Dec
10

can he kick it?

12
Mar
10

crooner-in-chief?

And, err…….




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