Listening Lounge Updates

Kayne West vs. Wiz Kalifa Mix Inspired by Waves

From: Jason Brock

The twitter storm created by Kayne West regarding Wiz Kalifa's comments about Waves, the recently changed album title Kayne is about to release, has overshadowed any of the music these two rap giants have created recently.  The friction became my muse.  I dropped in and mixed this track "Swish to Waves (Kayne vs. Wiz Kalifa Mix feat. Forensic and Cube3)" for those of us who would rather dance than get caught up in the noise of tweets and gossip. The mix features ccMixter artists Forensic, Cube3 and StellarArtWars, all amazing in their own right and freely uploading source materials to ...

David Bowie Tribute

From: Jason Brock

You'd truly have to be floating in a tin can far away from the world to not be inspired by the life and the work of David Bowie.  As an artist and as a human, he opened up doors to new worlds for us to explore.  Throughout the course of my life as an artist, David was a icon of reinvention, creativity and mystery.  His music stands the test of time.  So will Bowie's legacy. I recorded this song "The Stars Look Different" because I wanted to say thank you through music. Mixed with samples released under Creative Commons, by ...

SpinningMerkaba on YouTube

From: Jason Brock

Thousands upon thousands of YouTube videos feature SpinningMerkaba music.  If however you search for SpinningMerkaba in YouTube's Audio Library, the search comes up empty?  Why?  In fact, if you search for any CcMixter remix artist in YouTube's library, not one match is found.  If you search in YouTube's main search engine, a long list of videos featuring ccMixter artists appears.  This is because the artists are attributing correctly, but YouTube has yet to acknowledge the contributions of Creative Commons artists by including them in their content library.  I for one would like to see that change.   If you would ...

 
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