2011, a mashup retrospective

December 3rd, 2011 (22:57 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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♬ Mashup-Germany – Top of the Pops, 2011

Mashup-Germany, aka Ben Stilller of Frankfurt, has produced some pretty astounding mashups. With each new track, Stilller adds more songs in more varying genres and mashes them together seamlessly. He’s got the technique down pat. What with SHM@MSG just around the corner, figured I should also post this old fave..

♬ Mashup-Germany – Save Somebody’s Sunshine World (Swedish House Mafia vs. Counting Crows vs. Kings of Leon vs. Dance Nation)

thanksgiving break prep: mafia square garden

November 22nd, 2011 (15:52 EST) · Comments Off on thanksgiving break prep: mafia square garden · permalink
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So the cat’s outta the bag; those three dots are synonymous with Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia, soon making an uber-hyped-up landing in the UK and at Madison Square Garden here in New York, where the trio managed to sell out all 15,000 tickets in under just 10 minutes…during a facebook presale. Yep, you read all that correctly. These three are setting new records for EDM music. So in case you haven’t heard of them yet, you will soon…

Ingrosso

♬ Ingrosso & Alesso – Calling
★ Ingrosso vs. Coldplay – Laktos Scientist (Party Ben Remix)
♬ David Guetta (ft. Julie McKnight) – How Soon Is Now (Sebastian Ingrosso & Dirty South remix)

Axwell

★ Axwell – I Found You (Vocal Remode)
♬ Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition (Axwell & Dirty South Remix)

Angello

♬ Steve Angello – KNAS (Original Mix)
♬ Nero – Me and You (Steve Angello Remix)

 

Swedish House Mafia

♬ Swedish House Mafia vs Knife Party – Antidote (Original Mix)
♬ Save the World (dBerrie Remix)
♬ Coldplay – Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall (Swedish House Mafia Remix)

SHM Classics
♬ Miami 2 Ibiza (Vocal Mix)
♬ One (ft. Pharrell)

ONE

avicii BLAST

November 18th, 2011 (17:23 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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Some people drink coffee. Others, redbull, or that 5-hour energy crack. But just give me a shot of some hard-brewed Avicii and I’m good to go…

♬ Avicii – Before This Night is Through (Bad Things)
♬ Avicii – Levels (Felix Leiters Digital Bootleg)
★ Captain Cuts – Dancing With Avicii (Avicii vs. The Knocks)
♬ Avicii & Sebastien Drums vs. Funkerman – Speed Up Snus (Patrick Hagenaar Mashup)
♬ Avicii – Did A Bad Bad Thing (Original Mix)

And how about the delicious Avicii-esque track circulating the interwebs…

AVICII Alex Torti & Chris Conte – Looking Up

rumor had it…but the truth was so much better

November 17th, 2011 (21:03 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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♬ Glee Cast – Rumour Has It/Someone Like You (Adele Mashup)

Even though I caught a preview of this last week, I was still mad impressed when it aired this past Tuesday night. Forget however you feel about Glee; there’s simply no denying the crazy-dancy-goodness of this mashup of Adele’s’ “Rumour Has It” and “Someone Like You”. Sorry for the delay… enjoy your thursday night television, Amurrica..

♬ Adele – Rumour Has It
★ Adele – Rumour Has It (Atom Christie Remix)

♬ Adele – Someone Like You
♬ Adele – Someone Like You (DJ PS1 Bootleg)

rapsong, meet the mashup [updated]

November 11th, 2011 (21:01 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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Gonna get mashed up

It’s my humble opinion that the words in songs have little to no real relevance to the overall satisfaction of the listener. You can reach absolutely epic heights with the most basic of choruses, just as easily as a beautifully-worded song falls flat, a disastrous mess. Trashy songs like “I’m blue, abu dee abu di” become world-famous on a daily basis. And what about the entire rap genre, whose elegantly euphemism-laced words are so carefully scripted, yet quickly turn on us, becoming antiquated, monotonous and less and less inspiring. What sticks? The harmonies that chilled our spines; the bass drops that re-synced our heart rhythms; the melodies that forced our mouths to sing when we hardly knew the words. And this is where mashup artists can come to the rescue; with their clever additions of pop melodies and rhythms, they rebuild our discarded treasures into memorable collages of the best.

♬ Field Mob – Georgia (feat. Ludacris)
★ Lil Wayne ft The Fray – You Found How to Love (DJ 21azy Remix)
♬ Musicmatician – Not Romantic (Afrojack x Deadmau5 x Chromeo x Enrique feat. Luda)

Happy 11·11·11 :)

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