can be submitted from anywhere in the world.
The obvious advantage composers draw from remixes
is the same that filmmakers derive from remakes.
By comparing Lessig's understanding of remix in Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy with the technique's history and status in dance music, I tease out four problematic themes: first, his claim that remix is new--that it is a new kind of speech, a new kind of writing, a new form of political expression; second, the notion that remix is digital; third, the idea that remixes
represent a return to a flourishing culture of amateurs (and, by association, to a folk ideology of participation); and finally, the idea that remix should be understood as a generational practice, associated with the current generation of teenagers and young adults.
Also in there are fresh remixes
of some of the all time trance classics including Paul Van Dyk's For An Angel (Activa Remix), Grace's Not Over Yet (Max Graham vs Protoculture Remix), Ferry Corsten's Punk (Cosmic Gate Remix) and Ernesto and Bastian's reworking of Faithless' God is a DJ.
offering something different, but lack the character of the 80s hit.
Was there anyone you wanted to do remixes
that you weren't able to get?
can be incredible soundscape reconstructions that elevate the music to new heights or can destroy it by merely adding monotonous beats with repetitive samples.
These are ideas and histories that, as Kelly suggests, allow us to produce powerful remixes
of our own.
Sarah McLachlan: ``Bloom'' (Arista) The folk-pop singer's second album of remixes
includes ``Just Like Me,'' a collaboration with DMC of Run-DMC that was remixed by will.
had initially appeared on the DVD version of the album but Ieuan said, 'We ask people to do remixes
for free because we don't have any money to pay them, and as part of the deal we promised to release them on an album on our own label.
Nine other remixes
put a cool new twist on 50-year-old classics.
The Web contains a host of political remixes
, in which politicians' and newscasters' words are recombined to satiric and/or sophomoric effect.