5 favourite mash-ups (with download links)

OK, so I was just discussing mash-ups with someone, and though the genre (or practice) of mash-ups is old and tired and done to death, by its very nature it can be limitlessly inventive. Over the years, I’ve heard some frankly awe-inspiring incongruities, and here are just a few of the ones I’ve loved best.

1. Nine Inch Nails – Hand That Feeds / Ghostbusters Theme

This was created by Nathan Chase for a fan remix project

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Why artists shouldn’t stick to art

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Everett True reckons that Artists Should Stick To Art instead of making mixtapes of obvious dad rock. If mixtapes made by artists are so disappointing in real life, I think we should invent some fantasy selections.

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Great Videos: Rammstein – Sonne

Him Indoors reckons Rammstein are the new AC/DC: deliciously moreish riffs in utterly disposable pop-metal songs. I’d have more likened them to Disturbed, about whom you could say the same thing.

Sonne, as well as a suitably memorable chorus, has a totally unforgettable video. Be warned: it’s not safe for work. Continue reading