Posts Tagged ‘mash up’

This Marvin Gaye/Yasiin Bey Project is More Than Your Average Mash-Up Album

A week after dropping the preview to the second installment of his mash-up project Yasiin Gaye, Nashville composer Amerigo Gazaway has released Yasiin Gaye: The Return. Joining together the forces of iconic singer Marvin Gaye with rapper Yasiin Bey—formerly Mos... Read more »

Hear Future, Pusha T, and Pharrell Mashed Up With Future Islands

The idea of Future, Pusha T, and Pharrell over Future Islands seems like a funny concept, but it’s strangely beautiful. This is “Seasons (Waiting On You)” mashed up with “Move That Dope,” and it’s a blend courtesy... Read more »

Big Boi ft. the Menahan Street Band – “Damaged World”

You don’t usually get rappers of Big Boi’s caliber releasing free mash-ups every week, but he’s been doing just that, labeling the releases #MashUpMondays. For his latest, he borrows the music of the Menahan Street Band... Read more »

Hear Big Boi, UGK, and Big Krit Mashed Up With Blue Oyster Cult on “Gossipzilla”

Big Boi is no stranger to eclectic sounds and flipping genres on their head, but this one is especially out there (in a good way.) For “Gossipzilla,” Big Boi’s “Gossip” gets mashed up with Blue Oyster... Read more »

Rihanna’s “Stay” and Miike Snow’s “Animal” Blend Together Perfectly

This mash-up has been in my head ever since I heard Rihanna’s “Stay.” I even tweeted about it back in April. Finally, someone with a beautiful mind (and voice) has made it happen. Here is Rihanna’s... Read more »

10 Notorious B.I.G. Mash-Ups That Don’t Suck

Love it or hate it, you'll probably find yourself, at some point in life, nodding along to a Biggie mash-up. Producers just can't help themselves—Biggie had one of those buttery deliveries that seems to melt into... Read more »

Listen to an Album of Death Cab For Cutie and Death Grips Mash-Ups

Any aspiring mash-up makers should know that the key to a successful mash-up is a good name. Start with a good name, and your project is surely destined for success, no matter how awkward and clunky... Read more »

Portugal. The Man Mashed Up With Biggie, Jay Z, Kanye West, and More

Portugal. The Man‘s John Gourley is a fan of hip-hop. This might not be immediately obvious when you press play on the band’s latest album, Evil Friends, but it makes sense. The Danger Mouse production hits... Read more »

Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead” Mashed Up With Tame Impala’s “Elephant”

Didn’t see this coming, but once you think about it, it kind of makes sense, and Nate Belasco pulled it off. The driving, urgent beats of Tame Impala‘s “Elephant” and Kanye West‘s “Black Skinhead” come together for this... Read more »

Hear Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead” Mashed Up With Depeche Mode’s “Personal Jesus”

Every now and then, you come across a pair of songs that just belong together. A lot of mash-ups suck because they’re forced and/or terribly stitched together, but when the artist finds the common thread that... Read more »

Do You Miss Girl Talk? Then Listen to This Bruneaux Mash-Up Album

Mash-ups get no respect, but then you hear Gucci Mane rapping over Dire Straits… and shit. Bruneaux’s Creature of Habit is reminiscent of Girl Talk’s Night Ripper, a high-energy crowd-pleaser relentless in its pursuit to achieve those... Read more »

Drake’s “Girls Love Beyonce” Mashed Up With Beyonce’s “Say My Name”

It’s another one of those mash-ups that just had to be made, and North Carolina’s JAYBeatz stepped up to give us a little taste of what it might sound like if Drake and Beyoncé got together... Read more »

Hear Phoenix and R. Kelly Mashed Up For “Ignition in 1901″

This kind of had to happen. In one of the most magical WTF moments of the year so far, Phoenix and R. Kelly joined forces at Coachella for a live mash-up of “1901″ and the “Ignition”... Read more »

Mash-Up: Portugal. The Man vs. Jay-Z vs. Woodkid – “So American Gangster”

It’s been a while since we posted any mash-ups, so here’s a concoction that has Portugal. The Man thinking that a collaboration with Woodkid & Jay-Z is in order. It’s hard to disagree with that. This... Read more »

Hear a Fleetwood Mac and 2 Chainz Mash-Up From the Upcoming “Skeetwood Mac”

Next week, Scott Melker (who releases music as The Melker Project) is dropping a mash-up EP called Skeetwood Mac. Does anything else need to be said? It’s an EP of mash-ups, and it’s called Skeetwood Mac. End... Read more »