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Are Mashups the End of Music Genres?

  • Aired: 06/28/2012
  • 03:48
  • Rating: NR
Some of the best things to be found on the internet are music mashups! It's a strangely pleasing experience to listen to totally unrelated artists commingling on the same music track. Mashups are awesome because they break genre expectations, which makes us think: why have genres at all? With so much cross-pollination in music and art, does genre matter anymore?
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Musical mashups have become a major web phenomenon. But have they made genres irrelevant?
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