Is Remix Culture Eating Itself?

Is Remix Culture Eating Itself?

Ironic self-recursive remixes on Soundcloud highlight the tension between a remix and a rip off.

Stephen Fortune
  • 7 march 2011

Sample culture may have escaped DJ culture and become a defining aspect of our digitally mediated lives, but sometimes it’s worth remembering where it all began. And in doing so, we can marvel at how self reflexive the practice of sampling has become within the culture best versed in it.

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