Sunday, April 8, 2012

Fresh! Dancefloor Diplomacy brings us "collage music"

It takes a lot to impress me when it comes to pushing musical boundaries and artistic interpretations these days. Just received this video recently and wanted to share it with you. Just over 9 minutes in length, a group of 20 musicians play live snippets of 38 songs from a vast variety of genres going back 100 years in one take.

The band is called Dancefloor Diplomacy and they are calling this unique style "collage music".

Here is the video:



Here is the list of all the songs sampled in the performance:

Aphex Twin - ”Jynweythek Ylow”
Blur - ”Song 2″
Britney Spears - ”Toxic”
Broken Social Scene - “Pacific Theme”
Claude Debussy - ”Clair de Lune”
Deerhunter - ”Desire Lines”
DMX - ”What’s My Name”
Dr. Dre - ”Kush” & “What’s the Difference”
DJ Shadow - ”Building Steam With a Grain of Salt”
Fabolous - ”Breathe”
Flying Lotus - ”Massage Situation”
Franz Schubert - ”Der Doppelganger”
Fugees - ”Ready or Not”
Girl Talk - ”Hold Up”
Holy Other - ”Touch”
Hot Chip - “Ready for the Floor”
Joanna Newsom - ”Peach Plum Pear”
Julee Cruise - ”Falling”
King Harvest - ”Dancing in the Moonlight”
Lady GaGa - ”Telephone”
Lee Erwin - "Thief of Baghdad”
Ludacris - ”Move”
Massive Attack - ”Teardrop”
Mount Kimbie - ”Maybes”
Nas - ”Represent”
Otis Redding - ”(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay”
P. Diddy - ”Bad Boys For Life”
Ratatat - “Seventeen Years”
RJD2 - ”1976″
The Bloody Beetroots - ”Butter”
TV on the Radio - ”Staring at the Sun (EP Version)”
White Stripes - ”Seven Nation Army”
Yasunori Mitsuda - “Wind Scene”

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