Playing tracks by
Go Home Productions, J-Walk, J Boogie, Canned heat, Bonobo and more.
Recording artists and DJs represent for the spirit of curation … both by presenting music in a context that adds to its resonance and by preserving art so that the potential audience can continue to access it long after the original presentation is simply memory, or, eventually, just hear-say. We are working to help create the long tail of linked accessibility that these artists, their art and their audience deserve to enjoy.
So this is a mix about curation -- curating about curation, if you will (even the title name-checks past art.) The set features original tracks as well as musician/producer/DJ-curated versions of older work (think Lance Herbstrong / Canned Heat). Sometimes artist curation takes the form of a mash-up like the GHP track that opens the set ... sometimes it takes the form of homage as when Amy Winehouse or The Black Keys create new music that owes its soul to the work of artists past...
Read the complete write-up on this set @ http://www.beatconscious.org/