Alanis Morissette’s “Humps”

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I am a huge Alanis Morissette fan, but it is rare to have an opportunity to remix or mash her songs up because she rarely releases acapellas or instrumentals. When she parodied The Black Eyed Peas in 2007, I was inspired to make this mash up combining the two versions. It was released as a Bootie exclusive on their April 2007 Top 10 list.

In case you were living under a rock in 2007, here’s Alanis’ classic viral video.

“When Doves Cry” Electro Remix

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Prince vs. Otto Von Schirach

Otto Von Schirach did a dirty electro cover of Prince’s “When Doves Cry” called “Sliced Doves On Codeine.” Otto’s mix is cool but his vocals on the track are a little too scary for me, so I mashed up Otto’s beat and Prince’s original version into this.


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“Freak Like Me” Freaky B’more Mash

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Adina Howard vs. DJ Class

This is another one I’ve been playing out for the last month and that was featured on one of my recent mixtapes. I’ve always loved “Freak Like Me” by Adina Howard. When I heard the beat from DJ Class’ new track “I’m The Ish,” I thought Adina’s vocals would sound nice over top, turning the song into a B’more stomper.


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“Hollaback Cameo”

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This mashup was my first to gain some traction. It was blogged about quite a bit, including notable mentions on Stereogum and USA Today’s pop culture blog.

I made it in 2005 after buying a used 12″ of Cameo’s “Word Up” at Amoeba. I began spinning the instrumental and wondered what would fit with it — I played the “Hollaback Girl” acapella and it sounded pretty cool. So I decided to do a proper mashup. Sometimes it’s easy like that.

“Touch My Body” Remix feat. Fatman Scoop

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The original version of “Touch My Body” was too slow to really get the club jumpin’, so I set to work crafting it into the club banger I’d been hoping for. The instrumental of Australian pop-singer Ricki-Lee’s “Can’t Touch It” was the perfect fit. I also added in Fatman Scoop to hype up the track — he always manages to drive people into a frenzy on the dancefloor. This remix was released on a special promotional remix vinyl.

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“Perfect Donuts”

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Sibley vs. Princess Superstar

Sibley is one to watch. A Bay Area native, she’s now working hard in L.A. launching her music career with legendary producer Marc Kinchen. “Donuts” is a catchy, sweet pop song that’ll have you on a run to Krispy Kreme in no time.

“I eat donuts man, I eat donuts. I eat donuts man, I eat donuts. Your car, your cash, your ice, don’t want it. Donuts man, I eat donuts.” Word!

Check out the house mashup I made with Mason/Princess Superstar’s “Perfect [Exceeder].”


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“Who The Hell’s a Momma’s Boy?”

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Chromeo vs. Illicit

A friend challenged me to turn Chromeo’s brief “Mommas Boy” acapella into a house stomper. I laid it over Illicit’s remix of Madison Avenue’s “Who the Hell Are You,” did some effects with the vocals — and here’s what came out. Now start stompin’!


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