Friday, 22 January 2010

DJ Spooky speaks about his album 'the secret song'

DJ Spooky speaks about his album ‘the secret song’, a music and film project, he says that 'the album is inspired by philosophers, is inspired by economists, and history of jazz, dub, rock, and above all a will to be bring them all together. If you think about what sampling is, it’s essentially about collage, it’s an art practice based on centuries taking out text out of context...'
DJ Spooky defines the process of working on the album. On a personal note, it's a turning point from the loops mode to the sampling mode and the use pre-existing footage is essential when narrating a certain era, using the footage as witness material must be present.

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