Sunday, February 1, 2009

Monster Mash

At last, proof that Microsoft is not evil. Not entirely, anyway. Its program Songsmith can be used to reconstruct your favourite songs (or perhaps the ones you hate) by putting the lead vocal on top of a wildly different backing track: a swing version of “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”. Radiohead’s “Creep” as lounge jazz, or “Wonderwall” as techno.

And then, magnificently, there is this: “White Wedding” by Hillbilly Idol:

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