Looking to freshen up that old October playlist? Allow me to recommend Halloween Booootie
, three free, full-length compilations (2009, 2010 and 2012) of bootlegs and mashups all perfectly themed for your next graveyard smash.
But do you want some more?
Are you looking for, dare I say, the real wicked shit?
Then please, step this way... [more inside]
posted by Faint of Butt
on Oct 22, 2013 -
The poet Cassandra Gillig mashes up recordings of poets reading their work with the instrumental tracks from contemporary pop songs. She doesn't do this to be "even remotely irreverent
," but rather because she believes "pop music has a way of capturing our emotions in their most palatable form & placing pop songs behind poems can guide us incorrectly or correctly but I’m hoping I’m going in a correct direction.
" Listen: Dylan Thomas with Miley Cyrus
, Sylvia Plath with Rihanna and Eminem
, Alice Notley with Justin Timberlake
, Frank O'Hara with Drake
, Hannah Weiner with Beyonce
, William Carlos Williams with Wale
, Dana Ward with Katy Perry
, Dorothea Lasky with Raekwon
, Ted Berrigan with Kendrick Lamar
, and Richard Brautigan with Mariah Carey
posted by raisindebt
on Sep 18, 2013 -
DJ Earworm has released his annual "United State of Pop" mashup of the year's 25 most popular songs according to Billboard's charts: Shine Brighter
. [more inside]
posted by zarq
on Dec 20, 2012 -
In the spirit of Halloween and scary movies: a remix of Mr. Sandman set to a supercut of some of the spookiest scenes from horror cinema: Full-On Lovemaking
. Warning, NSFW. Further warnings for the squeamish below the jump. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla
on Oct 26, 2012 -