Now, I can’t say I’m that into this musical genre, but being active with so-called plunderphonics with The Norliss Tapes I can see the charm of mashups, using already recorded music in order to create something new. It’s only logical that 30+ years after sampling became a hot commodity a musical genre using only samples would grow and thrive. You can think what you will about the phenomena, but it’s here and at least worth a good look into before you come to any conclusions.
Anyway, via the blog Dangerous Minds I found G3RSt‘s mashup Get Up Hitch A Ride that blends Green Day and Bob Marley seamlessly, with a nicely edited video to boot! I checked YouTube for more material and there’s at least a handful more interesting material so check ‘em out!