girltalk isn’t the only mash-up genius out there….

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Artwork by The Hood Internet

Seriously.  He isn’t.  There are so many other cool kids out there, fusing genres, making something new from something borrowed and something blue.  While it isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, I love the multiple layers that mash-up artists put together.  It requires so much vision…or probably more appropriately, a really great ear, and just knowing what kinds of beats, rhymes, and indie rhythms together.  The Hood Internet are one of my favourite production teams out there in the mash-up world.  You can find more of their amazing mix-tapes, mash-ups and remixes on their soundcloud page here.  But in the meantime, here are my top 3 Hood Internet tunes.

The Hood Internet – Good Ol’ Fashion Rump Shaker (Beastie Boys vs. Matt & Kim)

The Hood Internet – Decalogue (2000 – Dr. Dre vs Radiohead // 2001 – Missy Elliott vs Daft Punk // 2002 – Ludacris vs The New Pornographers //2003 – Kelis vs The Rapture // 2004 – Twista feat Kanye West vs Arcade Fire // 2005 – Three 6 Mafia vs Sufjan Stevens // 2006 – T.I. vs Peter Bjorn and John // 2007 – Rich Boy vs LCD Soundsystem // 2008 – Lil Wayne vs Hot Chip // 2009 – Jay Sean vs Phoenix)

The Hood Internet – Clipse Your Hands Say Wamp Wamp (Clipse x Clap Your Hands Say Yeah)


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