Closely linked to my blog post on prosumers, remix culture is intricately linked with our newfound ability to create. The days of needing a qualification or an expensive contract with a big record label are long gone, as basically anyone can produce music, remixes and compilation videos. With an abundance of material right at our fingertips, the possibilities are endless!
Being a self-confessed YouTube fail compilation addict, the following clip is an example of remix culture:
In reference to music and in particular DJ’s, the rise of remix culture has opened up a whole new realm of possibilities. On a regular basis, I get so amused watching my parents confused expressions, as they hear an old 80’s song playing on the radio with a new techno beat, that I absolutely love!