I am a HUGE fan of mash-ups artists such as GirlTalk and 2ManyDJ’s. The skill involved in mixing and mashing fragments of existing songs into new compositions just as much an artform as creating the original songs in my opinion. But the Eclectic Method group takes the art of mixing various video and audio fragments into a new song/video to a new level. Their remixes are creative and often carry a message (mostly anti-copyright) and a pretty good tune: Continue reading »
I found the following video that illustrates the relation between concepts and ideas perfectly. All songs within the clip riff of the same concept (chords), creating various successful ideas (songs).
These most inspirational 4 chords of the last 20′ish years captured in a 5 minute song by the band ‘Axis of Awesome‘. Or as they put it: “The song that proves that all you need to be a pop star is four simple chords.”. Continue reading »