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Trip through the 80s – A Video Compilation

Someone combined a bunch of music videos into this video on YouTube.  The video quality is poor, but the memories fresh 😉

Or maybe I’m not that picky at 1:00am.

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Blank Is The New Black

From Slashdot: DJ Danger Mouse Releases Blank CD-R To Spite EMI.

DJ Danger Mouse famously fought with EMI over his Beatles/Jay-Z mashup, ‘The Grey Album,’ and now seems to be battling with the label again. Rather than release his latest album and face legal issues with EMI, Techdirt is reporting that Danger Mouse will be selling a blank CD-R along with lots of artwork, and buyers will be responsible for finding the music themselves (yes, it’s findable on the internet) and burning the CD.

I find it fascinating how many of our largest staple industries are screwing themselves over by not keeping up with the times.  The music, auto, banking, telecommunications, and power industries are all in deep kimchee because the world changed around them (their supply, demand, competition, regulations, ecology), and they just stood there and said “This is the way my father did it, and the way my father’s father did it…”  Their advisers tell them to cleanse their blood with leaches and stay out of the night air.

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Rapping Flight Attendant

This Southwest flight attendand got so sick of giving the same announcements at the beginning of each flight several times a day, he wrote them into a rap song.   He even gets the first few rows to clap the backbeat.

Here’s the YouTube video.

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The Most Amazing Music Performance Mashups

This guy Kutiman in Israel posted a whole bunch of videos to YouTube combining completely different musical performances into one unique song.  It’s totally wild, and sounds and looks great.  I really enjoyed it.

This is the first one, but there’s seven or so more.  Some are not as good as others, but I enjoyed this first one the most

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