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Reads tagged with “remix”

The Raveonettes Cover The Stone Roses
The Raveonettes Cover The Stone Roses

Past meets present, they sing a song.

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Versions: The Purpose and Repurposing of Images
Versions: The Purpose and Repurposing of Images

Originality, recycling, and why everyone is stealing from Disney.

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Remix Culture Spotlight: Walking on Eggshells
Remix Culture Spotlight: Walking on Eggshells

What legal anachronism has to do with Bob Dylan, Picasso and Family Guy.

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Music Spotlight: This Must Be The Place
Music Spotlight: This Must Be The Place

Axe-swinging, rope-jumping, or what David Byrne and Christian Bale have in common.

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The Library Rethought
The Library Rethought

How to one-up the Greeks and what Shepard Fairey has to do with Copenhagen circa 1891.

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Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin in the Style of The Beach Boys
Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin in the Style of The Beach Boys

An elegant finish on the unfinished, or what the Gatsby era has to do with surfer culture.

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Press Pause Play: The Evolving Creative Landscape
Press Pause Play: The Evolving Creative Landscape

From basement art to media glory, or why ones and zeros are the new chalk.

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Carl Sagan + Sigur Rós
Carl Sagan + Sigur Rós

What Icelandic post-rock has to do with astroscience and the gaping sores of law.

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RiP: A Remix Manifesto
RiP: A Remix Manifesto

Why you’re an outlaw just by reading this, or how the era we live in will change creative culture forever.

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Similarities: Because It’s All Been Done
Similarities: Because It’s All Been Done

What Einstein has to do with copyright, where indie bands get their concert posters, and why there’s no such thing as creativity.

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