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Mashups, Remixes, Covers, Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives



  • djmitchelladjmitchella Registered User regular
    edited October 2020
    Jragghen wrote: »
    1991 is up

    e: Linked the wrong one.

    Aw yeah, Loleatta Holloway there at the start. As far as this thread goes, I'd guess that after, probably, James Brown, and the Amen, Brother drummer from The Winstons she's up there with the most sampled performers.

    Here's a pretty scorching version of (not the usual) one of her songs:

    (fake edit: WhoSampled has Public Enemy in third and then Lynn Collins in fourth place, though poking around a bit, that's mostly the 'whoo...yeah' sample rather than Lynn Collins's vocals.)

    djmitchella on
  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    Everyone ready for Halloween?

    This is one I'm not gonna be able to put on my proton pack playlist.

    Dee KaeNarbusJragghenknitdanLindsay Lohan
  • ZonugalZonugal (He/Him) The Holiday Armadillo I'm Santa's representative for all the southern states. And Mexico!Registered User regular
    That is fantastic.

    Dee KaeFencingsaxTankHammer
  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    Zonugal wrote: »
    That is fantastic.

    Happy birthday Zon

  • Crippl3Crippl3 oh noRegistered User regular
    The Clone Hero community makes some real good stupid bullshit

  • GvzbgulGvzbgul I am silent and my silence is complicity. Registered User regular

  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent The World on This SideRegistered User regular
    This is an amazing mashup of some oooold Russian folk song:

    (has no relation to anime despite the aesthetic)

    This one, however...

    Dangerous rabbit hole, but the best one.

  • JragghenJragghen Registered User regular
    Crippl3 wrote: »
    The Clone Hero community makes some real good stupid bullshit

    Man the full version of one of the things in there is pretty impressive.

  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
  • djmitchelladjmitchella Registered User regular
    The Hood Internet did another couple of years; 1992:

    and just now 1993:

    It's interesting to go through the comments where someone's spotting all the samples, and it is amazing to me how people manage it. There's like one second of the drums from Xtal in the 1992 video, and knowing where it is (1:56, on top of Walking On Broken Glass), I can hear them, but I have no idea how someone found it in the first place.

    (and yes, 1993 contains the song you'd expect it to)

  • miscellaneousinsanitymiscellaneousinsanity grass grows, birds fly, sun shines, and brother, i hurt peopleRegistered User regular
  • Mortal SkyMortal Sky queer punk hedge witchRegistered User regular
    Went back and listened to Mouth Sounds for the first time in years just now, and then ended up listening to the rest of the Neil C mashup albums as a chaser

    Vivid Memories Turn To Fantasies, Tears in Chocolate Rain, No Credit Card, and Mullet With Butterfly Wings are the tracks from Sounds that really hold up as high points. Promenade is also a great opener, and Smooth Flow is a pretty grand closer. The rest of the album is just kinda there in comparison to those tracks, and a lot of the songs I haven't named either have kinda messy production or feel weirdly placed in the album. I kinda like The Sharpest Tool as a weird industrial devolution of All-Star, though, and a few of those tracks have a few grand ambitions that are improved upon substantially in later albums

    Speaking of which, Silence still holds up as well as I remember, which is to say pretty well. Rollercloser, Sexual Lion King, and Crocodile Chop have a couple slightly forced-sounding audio cuts (especially those first two), but overall the mixing is greatly improved and that helps some of the grander ambitions Mouth Sounds aimed for really feel attainable. Best and Numbers both feel like Neil is absolutely stress-testing the number of samples he can lay on top of one another without the whole thing collapsing and by some miracle both songs work. Best is still one of the funniest mashups I've ever heard, for exactly these reasons. I also still think Orgone Girls is transcendent, especially once the violins kick in. And then WNDRWLL and Piss are back to back soundclown gold and work far better than either really should

    My single favorite two-track mashup on Moods is Dear Dinosaur, which is both in the category of Unironically Good Mashup and is also fantastic stoner rock.

    I think my current ranking has actually flipped around a far bit, going Silence > Moods > Dreams > Sounds, with the biggest gap being that last one (the rest are all on relatively even footing)

  • UnbrokenEvaUnbrokenEva HIGH ON THE WIRE BUT I WON'T TRIP ITRegistered User regular
    Silence also has Friends, aka the best 11 seconds of mashup ever done

  • djmitchelladjmitchella Registered User regular

    This one has a bit more of a stylistic progression than some of the other ones. I've also been finding it fun to look at the list of artists in there and see which ones I can spot -- for example, Warren G and Nate Dogg was obviously going to be Regulate so when the whistle came in at 0:30 I was expecting it.

    Then there's the annoying ones where I recognise something but can't remember what it's from; the echoing 'hey' in the background at 3:07 was irritatingly familar but I couldn't place it. Fortunately someone's still making a list of them all, and turns out it's from Here Comes The Hotstepper -- and yeah, that's where the sample comes from, but it's also not the most memorable bit of the song so it's interesting which things stick in my memory.

  • djmitchelladjmitchella Registered User regular
    And while this is a couple of years later, Elastica in that one got me thinking about Republica, who did two fairly different versions of the same song:

    This is the 'official release':

    but the original is fairly different:

    more classic dang dang dang ga-dang-ga-dang piano and 90s synth/bass, more virtua fighter 2, but less zoom.

    (though to be fair _EVERYTHING ELSE IN THE WORLD_ has less zoom than the first one)

    Also, it's nice to see videos where everyone was clearly just having a ton of fun making them.

    PeasDee Kae
  • DoodmannDoodmann Registered User regular
    1992 was a year of bangers.

    I'm not genx but it's got to be hard to compete with outside of the late 60s.

    Whippy wrote: »
    nope nope nope nope abort abort talk about anime
    GrpAhic DeiGn is My PAssIon
  • djmitchelladjmitchella Registered User regular
    In another example of "same song, two official versions", I present "I Can't Stand It", by Twenty Four Seven.

    First version, rap by MC Fixxit:

    Second version, rap by Captain Hollywood. There's an interesting story behind it relating to record companies and rights, though I don't quite understand how they wound up not just remaking the song with a different rapper, they appear to have remade the _video_ with the new guy as well.

    Both of these are so early-90's-videos it's amazing; the figure on geometric greenscreening, the man-who-raps-woman-who-sings, the stuff where they just put the current bit of lyrics in the background, in particular, seems to have come into and gone back out of fashion in like a two month period in 1990.

    Then there's the Bruce Forest remix, which came last but is the first one I heard (via this, and is possibly the best one (full-length here)

    (and I don't think the first version above is really the first version, there's a pre-hip-house-remix version on the original 12", but I can't find that one)

  • SorceSorce Not ThereRegistered User regular
    edited November 2020


    Sorce on
    Backloggery. It's totally updated again, I swear!
    Donovan Puppyfuckerknitdan
  • Donovan PuppyfuckerDonovan Puppyfucker A dagger in the dark is worth a thousand swords in the morningRegistered User regular

  • djmitchelladjmitchella Registered User regular
    Just going back through The Hood Internet's older ones while I wait for the next year to show up, and it strikes me that while I don't know how they plan these things, there must be some years where they look at the list of songs from the year and just go "yesssss...."

    Early on, they do a good job putting together
    you got the touch // she seems to have an invisible touch // touch me // i touch you once
    (and one more 'touch' at the end I can't ID)
    but later on,
    say the words that I can't say // she told me to // walk like an egyptian
    is just insane.

  • PeasPeas Registered User regular
    All I Want For Christmas Is You X Crank That Soulja Boy - Mariah Carey Soulja Boy 3:56

    Lindsay Lohan
  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    For Synthwave fans out there, BootieMashup just put out a double album of syth track mashups. It's an interesting approach to mashups imo. Much more chill and moody than the usual energetic pop tracks.
    Synthwave is the dreamy, electronic sound of the retro-future, as imagined through the nostalgic lens of the ’80s. It often has a bit of a movie soundtrack vibe to it, which means it’s usually missing one thing — VOCALS.

    But that’s where Bootie Mashup comes in. Adding vocal warmth over icy-cool instrumentals, this collection of 38 synthwave mashups from 14 different producers brings pop personality to these chill retrowave tracks.

    Compiled by Adriana A and Lobsterdust, this pair of CD-length mixtapes features mashups by: Star Man, Happy Cat Disco, satis5d, Lobsterdust, Warezio, Aggro1, EN8, Meikee Magnetic, Marc Johnce, MasDaMind, DJ Poulpi, Ryan Nellis, SMASH, and ToToM.

    Released: 11/30/2020
    DISC 01

    1. satis5d – Sunset Radio (Queen vs. The Midnight)
    2. SMASH – Burn Love Down (Linkin Park vs. Robert Parker ft. Maethelvin)
    3. Happy Cat Disco – Endless Eye Of The Tiger (Survivor vs. The Midnight)
    4. EN8 / Meikee Magnetic – Everything’s Up (4 Non Blondes vs. FM-84)
    5. Happy Cat Disco – Delight In New Rules (Dua Lipa vs. Maethelvin)
    6. satis5d – Run Free (Ultra Nate vs. LeBrock)
    7. Star Man – Miami Dreams (Fleetwood Mac vs. Kosta)
    8. Warezio – Wide Awake Darkness (Katy Perry vs. The Midnight)
    9. satis5d – Photographs of Thunder (Nickelback vs. The Midnight)
    10. Happy Cat Disco – Synthetic Friends (Justin Bieber vs. The Weeknd vs. The Midnight)
    11. ToToM – Set Hero To The Reality (Adele vs. College ft. Electric Youth)
    12. Star Man – Brooklyn Bridge Into You (Ariana Grande vs. Robert Parker)
    13. Lobsterdust – Good Memories (Drake & Rihanna vs. The Midnight)
    14. Star Man – September Coast (Earth, Wind & Fire vs. Konrad Celiński)
    15. DJ Poulpi – Nightcalifornication (Red Hot Chili Peppers vs. Kavinsky)
    16. Happy Cat Disco – Bend & Break a Sunflower (Post Malone & Swae Lee vs. FM-84)
    17. Lobsterdust – Easy Like A Cool Breeze (Lionel Richie vs. Lazerhawk)
    18. Ryan Nellis – Small Things Move Pretty Fast (blink-182 vs. New Arcades)
    19. Aggro1 – Evertron (Foo Fighters vs. Dynatron)

    DISC 02

    1. Happy Cat Disco – What About Los Angeles (P!nk vs. The Midnight)
    2. Star Man – Lost In Time (Britney Spears vs. Maethelvin)
    3. Star Man – Don’t Fear The Asteroid Rain (Blue Oyster Cult vs. Wice)
    4. Happy Cat Disco – We Move Symphonies (Clean Bandit vs. The Midnight)
    5. Marc Johnce – One Of These Nightdrives With You (Eagles vs. Aanorak)
    6. Star Man – Andromeda Free (Ariana Grande vs. Dance With The Dead)
    7. Star Man – Early For The Summer (Demi Lovato vs. Miami Nights 1984)
    8. MasDaMind – Starlight Kill (30 Seconds To Mars vs. Night Runner)
    9. Warezio – Part of Light Years (Katy Perry vs. The Midnight)
    10. Happy Cat Disco – Gloria’s Bodies (Justin Bieber vs. Drowning Pool vs. The Midnight)
    11. Happy Cat Disco – Jason Walking On The Moon (The Police vs. The Midnight)
    12. Star Man – Love Pulse (AFI vs. Dynatron)
    13. Star Man – Take Congratulations (Post Malone feat. Quavo vs. Betamaxx)
    14. Lobsterdust – Stand Back Iteration (Stevie Nicks vs. Com Truise)
    15. satis5d – It’s Outatime In Your Eyes (Imagine Dragons vs. Peter Gabriel vs. FM-84)
    16. Lobsterdust – Do You Really Want Awakening? (Culture Club vs. LazerHawk)
    17. Star Man – Loaded City (Starship vs. Power Glove)
    18. Star Man – Fade Into Midnight (Avicci vs. Kalax vs. Alan Walker)
    19. Star Man – Closing Tonight (Semisonic vs. Timecop1983)

  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    Here's a few tracks in the mix:

    Grey GhostZonugal
  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    Oh yes thank you I'll take all of it

  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular

    This is so laser-targeted at my serotonin production centers it's ridiculous.

  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent The World on This SideRegistered User regular
    TankHammer wrote: »

    This is so laser-targeted at my serotonin production centers it's ridiculous.

    I've seen The Midnight live, they're incredible.

  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    edited December 2020
    My friend dj BC threw a bunch of his old holiday mashups on a SoundCloud playlist

    TankHammer on
  • LaOsLaOs SaskatoonRegistered User regular
    TankHammer wrote: »
    My friend dj BC threw a bunch of his old holiday mashups on a SoundCloud playlist

    This is awesome, by the way!

  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    If you really like it he got some vinyl pressed with some of his newer recordings. It's part of a project he got himself caught up in due to quarantine fucking up his day job.

  • UnbrokenEvaUnbrokenEva HIGH ON THE WIRE BUT I WON'T TRIP ITRegistered User regular
  • David_TDavid_T A fashion yes-man is no good to me. Copenhagen, DenmarkRegistered User regular
    On that note, there's a new McClintock out today.

    Grey GhostknitdanFencingsaxGvzbgulDoodmannZonugalTankHammerCrippl3cj iwakura
  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    Fuck I'm dying

  • knitdanknitdan Registered User regular
    Is that Joe Montana in the Huey Lewis and the News concert footage?


    “I was quick when I came in here, I’m twice as quick now”
    -Indiana Solo, runner of blades
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