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steve  ·  1081 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: YEETHOVEN – AKA: kill me now

I really don't like Kanye... but I'm not opposed to this kind of thing. Why not bridge the gap between genres and generations? Again, my tastes vary from the Kanye catalog - but the concept could be really cool under the right circumstances.

kleinbl00  ·  1081 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's not uncommon for musicians to blend genres. Enigma, for example, has an entire album that's basically a remix of Carmina Burana. A number of industrial musicians (Clint Mansell, Trent Reznor, Graeme Revell) branched out into scoring and musicians like Danny Elfman and Anne Dudley, stalwarts of motion picture scores, cut their teeth in new wave.

That's not what's going on here, though. Here, someone has made the decision that Kanye West is already of a par with Beethoven in an ill-conceived attempt at hipness.

nowaypablo  ·  1081 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Its not a big deal, I mean it was probably a pretty fun project to put together. But making a musical connection between Kanye and Beet-thefuck-hoven is like duct taping a Prius engine to a Sherman tank and calling it a hybrid