Remix Culture

August 16, 2009
(was 07.20.2008)

As the Bible famously says, "there is nothing new under the sun." That's pretty bleak. If it's all been said and done before, what's left? In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, remix culture. Digital sampling, audio hacking, mash-ups… In today's music and art it's all about mix and remix again.

  1. Paul Miller on "Sound Unbound"

    Paul Miller is the unofficial spokesman for remix culture in his persona as DJ Spooky.

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  2. Derek Chilcote Bacco on himself, The World Famous Audio Hacker

    The mash-up is one form of remix culture.

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  3. Lawrence Lessig on "Code: Version 2.0"

    Breaking the law by singing "Happy Birthday"? That's absurd.

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  4. Jason Bittner on Cassette From My Ex dot com

    In this week in 1979, Sony introduced the Walkman portable cassette player. In our digital age the cassette is ancient history, right? Thank again.

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