Mashup Pedagogy

This is a page to accompany my article, “Mashup Poetics as Pedagogical Practice,” in Pop-Culture Pedagogy in the Music Classroom Teaching Tools from American Idol to YouTube , edited by Nicole Biamonte (Scarecrow Press, 2010).

Below I will be posting various links to materials referenced in the article, as well as embedded video and audio files, for instance:

The Grey Album
GYBO (Get Your Bootleg On)

“Big Gyptian”

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“The Lion Seeps Tonight”

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“Gyp the System”
“Musically-Expressed Ideas About Music”

If you’re looking for additional information about mashups, I recommend the following:

Sasha Frere-Jones, “1 + 1 + 1 = 1: The New Math of Mashups” (New Yorker)
Wikipedia entry on “Bastard Pop
Liam McGranahan’s dissertation proposal (and blog)

Wayne&Wax

I'm a techno-musicologist, internet annotator, imagined community organizer.

I left my <3 in the digital global, but I reside in Cambridge, MA, where I'm from.

I represent like that.

wayne at wayneandwax dot com

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