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The viral mash-up machine isn't magic, but that doesn't spoil its funI made this haiku in three minutes, and it perfectly describes the charm of T he Magic iPod, a simple website with a few choice compatible songs from the iPod generation that lovers of mash-ups will enjoy.
This website lets you mash-up songs that shouldn't work together and it's fantasticFull disclosure* This isn't so much 'news' as a reminder that it's often the simple ideas that turn out to be the best. Also it's a lot of fun. Back in 2007 a person/genius created a website called The Magic iPod that lets you mash up classic songs from the 2000s that are world's apart in terms of genre but actually sound excellent when you put them together.
The IndependentRoisin O'Connor
Make Mash-Up Music Masterpieces With The Magic iPod - Geek.comMash-ups, two songs remixed into one, can produce truly transcendent new music synthesized into more than the sum of its parts. Or they make hilariously dumb juxtapositions. Sometimes mash-ups can be both at once. I already went into my love mash-ups while awarding the magnificent mash-up rhythm game DJ Hero (along with the miraculous mash-up album Mouth Moods) a coveted Geek.com Game of the Year award.
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