Let’s UnPop This: Repetitive Pop Music & The Shazam Effect

shockwebpic_repetitivemusicA must-read feature from The Atlantic looks into why the state of [pop] music is the way it is…repetitive, monotonous, homogeneous, super loud and compressed and in many cases, super cheesy.

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The Pop Culture Mashup: A Live Song Made of 39 Samples

Watch Madeon, a 17 Year old pop/house producer from France mash up 39 of his favorite songs in FL Studio & Ableton Live and play them live on his Novation Launchpad & Zero SL MKII USB MIDI controller.

Look at this long tracklist of the songs used in a little over 3 minutes. How many of these samples can you really recognize?

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