Turner and I rip apart some remixes, covers and mashups as a means to discuss the way musicians use the influences of artists and styles that came before them.
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Your bonus All-Time Great Album word cloud: The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips!
- 5 cover/mashup which improves on the original
- Turner: Where Did You Sleep Last Night - Nirvana - MTV Unplugged in New York
- Jon: Ceremony - Galaxie 500 - Blue Thunder EP
- 10 remix that totally ruins the original
- Turner: Romantic Rights (The Phones Lovers Remix) - Death from Above 1979 - Romance Bloody Romance
- Jon: Satisfaction - The Residents - Third Reich and Roll
- 11 remix that does NOTHING to the original
- Turner: Killer Mirror (Mysplice the Third Remix) - Arcade Fire, The Killers, Mysplice the Third - Stereogum & team9 Present...Mysplice III
- Jon: Waitin' For A Superman - The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin
- 37 Song where the remix is better
- Wikipedia on The Anxiety of Influence by Harold Bloom
- Or you could buy his boring book!
- Jangle Pop!
- The Hype Machine, for all the mediocre remixes of modern Indie music that you can stand!
- Sigur Ros pronunciation guide, because not everyone wants to eat word salad.