Monday, October 10, 2005

Mashup Music - Part 1

A direct result of the internet age and home computers is the emergence of do-it-yourself music. One such type that has created a huge underground buzz is "mashup" or "bootleg" music. That's where you take a vocal track of one song and literally "mash it" with the instrumental track of another. The end result is a mixed up, bastard pop gem. A great one is David Bowie's "Fame" mashed with Britney Spear's "Slave." Who woulda thunk?

Take a look inside the "mashup" scene with help from DJs Adrian, Mysterious D, and Mr. Fab. This is part 1 of a 2 part series.

  • Watch the video here!
  • [3:52 / 18.52MB QT]

    Thanks to Adrian, Mysterious D and Mr. Fab for participating and for inviting me to the Bootie LA Event. It was great.


    Anonymous jonny goldstein said...

    Great little feature. Found it linked to on the Yahoo videoblogging group

    10:09 PM  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I have a fondness for mashup. It's fun to see what happens. they have a show on indie 103 friday evenings called smashbox where that's all they do for an hour.


    12:19 PM  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    supercool! you did it! I can't wait for part 2 :) - Lili

    1:32 AM  
    Blogger richard said...

    I'd be interested in seeing a bigger piece on the scene... Excellent.

    7:33 PM  
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    Blogger Wellen said...

    bastardpop / mash up is a music subculture emerging from the underground... the best music ever :)

    4:48 AM  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Hey there, great Video ! I was just wondering what the song right at the beginning is called ? It really sounds great.

    9:18 AM  

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