Tag Archives: mashups

  • ‘The DAMN. Chronic’ Mixtape: Kendrick Lamar Meets Dr. Dre

    ‘The DAMN. Chronic’ Mixtape: Kendrick Lamar Meets Dr. Dre

    I recently revisited the classic 1993 album Doggystyle, and was struck by how brilliant it feels even after 25 years, and how much of that brilliance is owed to the studio expertise of Dr. Dre. I bring it up because DJ Critical Hype has come up with a new way to appreciate that expertise, and that of […]

  • ‘Batman vs IT’ Fan-Made Trailer (Video)

    ‘Batman vs IT’ Fan-Made Trailer (Video)

    Oh no, Pennywise, the killer clown and embodiment of every childhood fear, is attacking the town of Derry, Maine once again. Quick, who is someone who has experience fighting evil clowns? Why of course, Batman – and now you know the basic idea behind the fan-made Batman vs IT trailer. The Batman in question here […]

  • ‘Scream': A New Michael Jackson Compilation is Coming Soon (Audio)

    ‘Scream': A New Michael Jackson Compilation is Coming Soon (Audio)

    I always kind of associate Michael Jackson with October, since his masterpiece Thriller is one of my favorite Halloween records – even if the title track is the only one on the album that has anything to do with Halloween. Evidently the people running the MJ estate are aware of this association, since the new […]

  • ‘Bey-Z': Beyoncé / Jay Z Mashup Album from amorphous (Video)

    ‘Bey-Z': Beyoncé / Jay Z Mashup Album from amorphous (Video)

    An Orlando, FL artist who goes by the handle amorphous has created a mashup album combining two artists who are, as it happens, already married. I’ll give you one guess as to which artists they might be after I give you the name of the album: Bey-Z. The usual formula for mashups is to combine […]

  • Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts: New Line of Toaster Pastries Released

    Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts: New Line of Toaster Pastries Released

    Junk food addicts have a new dangerous fix to chase at their local grocery stores. It’s Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts, the very name of which gives me a slight secondhand sugar headache, but which I also admit probably taste pretty good as well. Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts come in three limited edition flavors: Watermelon, Cherry, and (of […]

  • The Magic iPod: Create Your Own Early 2000s Mashups

    The Magic iPod: Create Your Own Early 2000s Mashups

    Everyone knows that the early 2000s was a golden age for popular music. A new website lets you mash up the hits from that glorious era just like Girl Talk does, but without any of the technical expertise those mashups usually require. It’s called The Magic iPod. Also like Girl Talk, The Magic iPod specializes […]

  • ‘Yeethoven’ Combines Kanye With Beethoven (Video)

    ‘Yeethoven’ Combines Kanye With Beethoven (Video)

    The Young Musicians Foundation’s new project mashed up the greatest composer of the 18th and 19th centuries with the greatest composer of the 20th and 21st. It’s called Yeethoven, and you can now hear an excerpt featuring an orchestral mashup of “New Slaves” with Beethoven’s “Egmont Overture.” The marriage of Kanye West with classical music […]