Monthly Archives: June 2010

Post YOUR Mash-Ups!

One man can only do so much. If you guys come across any cool mash-ups, send them my way! Or post a comment to this post and include your jam so that everyone can listen. And also definitely feel free … Continue reading

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Silly Mash-Up of the Week!

It’s that time of the week again! This bad boy is almost too silly if I do say so myself…it’s Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” mashed-up with the theme song from the Andy Griffith Show. And you know what? I love it. … Continue reading

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In Honor of MJ

I know this is coming a few days late, but it’s the thought that counts right? The King of Pop died one year ago as of last Friday, so in honor of him, here’s a mash-up of “Rock With You” … Continue reading

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What If Dilla Produced the Blueprint?

Ben “Hausen” Peskoe just showed me this mash-up album, and it’s dope. An MC named Jimmy Green produced the thing, mashing up Jay-Z’s vocal tracks from the Blueprint (J’s sixth album) with various Dilla tracks (many off of Donuts). It’s … Continue reading

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New Rap, Old Funk

I love the funk music that came out of Motown in the 60s and 70s. Everything about it–the way it was recorded, the instrumentation, and most importantly, the musicians who played it–seems so relaxed and at ease. As it turns … Continue reading

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Cover-Ups: Happy Dre

So “Happy Dre” by Sky Ferreira is a mash-up of “Still D.R.E” by Dr. Dre with Sky Ferreira’s cover of “Happiness Is A Warm Gun” by the Beatles. It’s part of an extremely rare breed, the Cover/Mash-Up Hybrid (also known … Continue reading

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OK Go Videos

After their first music video for “Here It Goes Again” got over 51 million hits on YouTube, I think OK Go discovered that making awesome music videos would be their path to success. Their next video for “This Too Shall Pass” was even more … Continue reading

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Silly Mash-Up of the Week!

This week’s Silly Mash-Up: 1000 Times Right Round (Flo Rida vs. MSTRKRFT)! The Hood Internet produced this bad boy, and it’s available on their fourth mixtape. 1000 Times Right Round is a mash-up of MSTRKRFT’s “1000 Cigarettes” with Flo Rida’s … Continue reading

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Hey Joe

I just found out that Jimi’s “Hey Joe” is actually a cover! It was written by The Leaves, a garage band out of L.A., a year before Hendrix first performed the song in 1966. Tim Rose, a folk rock singer, … Continue reading

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More Dilla: So Far to Go (Feat. Common and D’Angelo)

I recently found out that the sample from “So Far To Go” by Dilla featuring Common and D’Angelo is from the Isley Brothers song “Don’t Say Goodnight (It’s Time For Love)”. You’ll recognize where he gets the sample around 0:39 … Continue reading

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