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June 3, 2013 9:37 AM   Subscribe

HEY YOU! Andrew Horowitz, a musician who goes by the name edu, writes music that sounds like Muppets-influenced psychedelia. At the End is a soft, melancholy song; Miss Melody blooms and blooms and blooms. Horowitz is also the mind behind The Baker Boys, which remixes Jay-Z with 20th century classical musicians like Philip Glass, Igor Stravinsky, Steve Reich, and Conlon Nancarrow.
posted by Rory Marinich (8 comments total) 12 users marked this as a favorite
I didn't put this in the main post because the links are of questionable legality, but my two favorite songs from edu are Lemons and Pears and Daisy Fingers. Lemons and Pears in particular is phenomenal.
posted by Rory Marinich at 9:38 AM on June 3, 2013

Okay fine yes I will go listen to Glassbreaks again.
posted by shakespeherian at 9:58 AM on June 3, 2013

Hummingbird (the "Muppets-influenced psychedelia" link above) is very nice! But mostly I'm here to comment how nice it is that the bandcamp site displays a "Play" symbol in the title bar when you're playing a song, helps to remove the infuriating situation when one of your tabs is playing sound and you want it to END END NOW I HATE YOU STOP PIPING NOISE INTO MY ROOM ARGH!! and you don't know which one it is.
posted by JHarris at 12:26 PM on June 3, 2013

The Jay-Z with Stravinsky works SO WELL.
posted by Lutoslawski at 12:55 PM on June 3, 2013

Also the orchestrating on the first track is catchy as hell.

Seriously though, the mash-ups - one of those "why didn't I think of that" moments. Just great.
posted by Lutoslawski at 1:04 PM on June 3, 2013

and Conlon Nancarrow.

posted by aught at 1:04 PM on June 3, 2013

How is that a fail? I spelled it right and everything.
posted by Rory Marinich at 1:06 PM on June 3, 2013

How is that a fail? I spelled it right and everything.

Not you. That combo made me throw down the earbuds. Some of the stuff is interesting, but that one was just plain bad.
posted by aught at 1:08 PM on June 3, 2013

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