As Hanukkah approached this year, I sent a note to various remixers
, asking if they'd be interested in selecting a holiday staple, or a song from another festive Jewish event, and taking a stab at remixing it.
Knowledgeably written and incorporating lots of quotes and tips from successful remixers
, this volume also includes a CD-ROM with Ableton Live software and studio tracks that can be used to practice the remixing techniques described.
Her single Work hits the shops tomorrow in a radical new form thanks to remixers
Not content simply to distribute this music in its original form, they also solicited a wide variety of producers, remixers
, and experimentalists to take musical material from the Buddha Machine and use it as raw material for their own creations.
Now they are sought-after remixers
for artists ranging from pop tart Kylie Minogue to underground stalwarts such as Felix Da Housecat.
World-famous dance DJs, remixers
and producers at the event include (from left) Fatboy Slim, Paul Oakenfold and Tiesto
The compilation, limited to 5,000 editions and bound in faux leather, contained Doors recordings, a signed lithograph of Jim Morrison and a list of 14 pre-authorized remixers
who could deliver a revamped version of a Doors tune within three weeks.
Guerolito features top remixers
such as Beastie Boy Adrock, Air and our very own Dizzee Rascal, all giving Beck's tunes a more electro, slightly funkier, definitely quirkier (if that's possible) feel.
OCEAN Colour Scene are giving budding remixers
the chance to show off on their next single.
Naturally, AVAF consider themselves pan-cultural samplers and remixers
and thus above any arguments about originality--but they could definitely benefit from sharper curatorial judgment.
The trio in question--the' Beastie Boys--was not the only act to deny the remixers
a right it has no qualms demanding for itself.
The Popstars winners are teaming up with trendy garage DJ remixers
The Dreem Team and Artful Dodger so that the cool kids will dig them.