Latest video mashup: Lily Allen vs Example - "Kickstarts Fear" (yeah I know it's an oldie now and I really should do something new)

Friday, 9 March 2012

Landsmile

Fleetwood Mac's Landslide and Lily Allen's (uncensored) Smile. I think this has to be classified as another of my remashmixups again, as I have added quite a bit to the original tracks. The Instrumental part of Landslide is just guitars and because of this I felt the track didn't build enough as time went on, so I got out my bass and played along, added a sprinkling of kick, shaker, tambourine and triangle(!) with a soup├žon of synth to bring the whole project in line with where I wanted it to go. This is probably not everyone's cup of tea, but I fancied doing something downtempo, simple and chilled - so here's the result...

Monday, 5 March 2012

She Loved Fireflies

Owl City "Fireflies" and Maroon 5 "She Will Be Loved" gently massaged together creating a whole that is greater than the sum of the parts (well I think so anyway). This was one of those mashups that I just knew was going to work well as soon as I introduced the two sources to one another - they were soon chatting and getting along as if they'd know each other for years - metaphorically speaking of course...