Sandbox Issue 238: Remixes Hit Saturation Point
Lead: Lil Nas X might have broken on TikTok but it was his deft use of multiple remixes (and collaborations) that kept ‘Old Town Road’ in the air throughout most of 2019. He claims he has 25 remixes of follow-up track...
October 17, 2019
Lil Nas X gets BTS in for his latest Old Town Road remix
‘Old Town Road’ is old hat: it’s all about ‘Seoul Town Road’ with the cool kids nowadays. Maybe. Yes, Lil Nas X has dropped yet another remix of this year’s biggest track: RM from K-Pop stars BTS is the collaborator...
July 26, 2019
Lil Nas X meets Area 51 as ‘Old Town Road’ cements its meme status
On one level, news that Lil Nas X has released a new music video for ‘Old Town Road’ featuring an animated raid on the Area 51 base – complete with a Naruto-Running Keanu Reeves may simply raise an eyebrow or two....
July 19, 2019
Spotify gets an exclusive on Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ remix
Daft Punk may have gone with iTunes for the pre-release stream of their 'Random Access Memories' album, but now they're showing a little love for Spotify.
June 27, 2013
Public Enemy debut new music with BitTorrent bundle
The latest artist looking to reach new fans through a partnership with BitTorrent is veteran hip-hop group Public Enemy.
June 20, 2013
Jamiroquai launch ‘Too Young to Die’ remix contest
Jamiroquai's debut album 'Emergency On Planet Earth' is 20 years old? We feel ancient. Perhaps getting jiggy with our remixing skills will restore our youth.
March 4, 2013
Sandbox Issue Seventy One: Remixed Message
Seven years ago, remix competitions were a new and exciting marketing opportunity, with everyone fired up on the possibilities of UGC and how it could create a different connection between artist and fan. Their growing ubiquity...
October 17, 2012
Liine, Richie Hawtin and Mixmag team for iOS remix app
Liine is one of the most respected music technology companies working in the apps world today, and its latest app is likely to get techno fans excited.
March 5, 2012
Beyonce launches remix contest for ‘End of Time’
Beyonce is the latest artist looking for fans to remix her work. In this case, the work is 'End of Time', a single from her last album. Fans in 25 countries are being invited to download stems of the song from Beyonce's official...
February 10, 2012
Jackson 5 iPhone remix app goes live
ZOOZ Mobile has launched an iPhone app that lets fans remix five songs by the Jackson 5. The app costs $4.99, and the tracks include ABC and I Want You Back, naturally - along with Dancing Machine, Mama's Pearl and The Love...
March 22, 2010
Jackson 5 to get ZOOZBeat iPhone remix app
ZOOZBeat has announced a deal to release an official Jackson 5 remix app for iPhone and iPod touch. Due out in a few weeks' time, it'll include songs like ABC, I Want You Back and Dancing Machine, with users able to mess...
February 23, 2010
MXP4 unveils Max It real-time music remixing tech
Interactive music firm MXP4 has launched its latest technology, Max It, which promises to remix tracks in real-time, complete with an editor allowing any artist to apply it to their own songs. 20 artists have already made...
January 28, 2010