Articles tagged dj spooky

“Mise en Abyme”: DJ Spooky on the Recursive Loops of Culture

DJ Spooky's Rebirth of a Nation is a "destabilizing" remix of D.W. Griffith's original propagandist film, performed by Kronos Quartet. Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller) shares the evolution of the film's relevance and his unique take on how life imitates art.

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DJ Spooky with Kronos Quartet: Rebirth of a Nation

Did you ever get the urge to "remix" a movie? One that just really stuck in your craw like nothing else? DJ Spooky lives out an artistic wet dream on Rebirth of a Nation.

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Graham Reynolds & the Golden Arm Trio: Duke! Three Portraits of Ellington

Jazzical misfit Graham Reynolds exhumes the Duke. It's awesome.

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8 Sep 2010 // 8:00 AM

The Shape of Jazz That Came…

The awake, aware folks who make and receive these offerings celebrate an ever-evolving music that resists boundaries, the sort capable of communication that transcends language and explanation.

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Paul D. Miller is in a New York studio, a phone in one ear and sounds of a track he’s making for his next

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Why Does the Mix CD Still Exist?

DJ Spooky has a new book and album that each explore remix culture. But what value is the single mix CD in an era where remix culture floods the distribution network with endless freely distributed combinations?

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Bob Marley and the Wailers: Roots, Rock, Remixed

The knowledge that Roots, Rock, Remixed is endorsed by the folks in charge of Marley's legacy lends it a sense of legitimacy. Plus, DJ Shadow's involved. How bad could it be?

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22 Oct 2007 // 6:14 AM

COLUMBIA, S.C.—If hip-hop is the CNN of urban culture, as Public Enemy’s Chuck D has said, then Paul Miller is the genre’

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When mediawork was first founded it was, in many ways, the only game in town for those who wanted a public space to discuss the

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23 Apr 2007 // 2:00 AM

DJ Spooky’s Rebirth of a Nation

It's important to reexamine America's racist past, but is it enough to simply recontextualize the same old images? For better or worse, DJ Spooky throws down the gauntlet, remixing and recasting DW Griffith’s Birth of a Nation.

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1 Jun 2003 // 11:00 PM

DJ Spooky: Dubtometry

For someone so visible, DJ Spooky is surprisingly elusive. The man is a musician, a turntablist, a journalist, a visual artist, an upright bassist, and a university lecturer to name just a few of his hats.

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21 Aug 2002 // 1:00 AM

The tactic for judging movies was long ago boiled down to three or possibly four main criteria: the story, the acting, the directing and the

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5 Aug 2002 // 11:00 PM

DJ Spooky: Optometry

Spooky calls Optometry “jazz for the genre splice generation”.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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