Best Mashups of 2008

Best Mashups of 2008As many of you might have noticed, Indie Disco likes mashups, i.e., songs created out of pieces of two or more songs, usually by overlaying the vocal track (a cappella) of one song seamlessly over the music track of another. Due to their questionable legal status and little chance of profits “there’s a real punk rock attitude attached to the movement.”

In full swing at the end of the 20th century, mashups have been described both positively – as the “ultimate post-modern pop songs” or “culture jamming in its purest form” – and negatively – as “the logical extension of the sampling fever of the ’80s taken to its dumbest extreme.” If you belong to the haters, one listen to the following tracks from the cr?me de la cr?me of the mashup scene (DJ Schmolli, Copycat, Dunproofin’, Divide & Kreate, The Illuminoids, Aggro1, DJ Earworm, Bobby Martini, ToToM, ThE hOmOgEnIc ChAoS, Apollo Zero, Hi-brid, LeeDM101, DJ Fox, Starters, DJ Matt Hite, Martinn, Electrosound, and A plus D) will hopefully change your mind.

Bynar’s Top 20 Mashups of 2008

  1. Copycat – A Smalltown Monday Solution (Superbass vs. New Order vs. Bronski Beat)
  2. Dunproofin’ – Electro Sandman (Metallica)
  3. DJ Schmolli – Sabotaging The Kooks (The Kooks vs. Beastie Boys)
  4. Divide & Kreate – Party Kisser (Bloc Party vs. Kate Perry)
  5. DJ Earworm – Intergalactic Human (Beastie Boys vs. Daft Punk & Sebastian)
  6. Aggro1 – Should I Stay Or Should I Go (The Clash vs. The Bloody Beetroots)
  7. The Illuminoids – Stiff Martyr ’08 (Depeche Mode vs. Blaqk Audio)
  8. Hi-brid – Golden Boy (Klaxons vs. Bronski Beat)
  9. Starters – We Want Your Kids (MGMT vs. Adam Freeland)
  10. ToToM – Wolf Like Rihanna (TV on the Radio vs. Rihanna Feat. Jay Z)
  11. DJ Matt Hite – You Get Around (A Bad Name) (Bon Jovi vs. Dragonette)
  12. Divide & Kreate – Until It Talks (Metallica vs. Coldplay)
  13. DJ Fox – Low Dog (The Stooges vs. Flo Rida vs. Dakar & Grinser)
  14. ThE hOmOgEnIc ChAoS – Into the Crystal Fire (New Order vs. Thirteen Senses)
  15. LEEDM101 – F.E.A.R.D.A.Y. (Ian Brown vs. Opus III)
  16. A plus D – $20 Monday (M.I.A. vs. New Order)
  17. Bobby Martini – Killer Client (The Killers vs. Client)
  18. Apollo Zero – Guns Of Brixton’s Underworld (Underworld vs. Jeff Klein)
  19. Martinn – Rhythm Is A Baby (Red Hot Chili Peppers vs. Snap)
  20. Electrosound – Sexy Boy On My Shoulder (Air vs. The Do)

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8 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

    It’s an honor to be included in your top 20! Thanks! You can always find more Matt Hite mashups over here: http://www.beatmixed.com/music/Take care,— Matt Hite

  2. Copycat says:

    Just saw this. Very honoured, mate. Efaristo! Cat you later 😉 /CcPs. dropped it on my blog as well – http://djcopycat.blogspot.com

  3. Thanks for including my “Killer Client”.A shout out would have been nice but never mind 😉Bobby

  4. Anonymous says:

    Hello from Russia!
    Can I quote a post “No teme” in your blog with the link to you?

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