Maarten Michielse is a PhD candidate at Maastricht University (Netherlands). His research project ‘Rearticulating Sounds’ focuses on the ways in which audiences appropriate popular music online by remixing, covering, and mashing-up existing songs and sharing them on online platforms. Michielse holds a research MA degree in Arts and Visual Culture and BA degrees in Cultural Studies and Journalism.
ArticlesWhile digital remix practices in music have been researched extensively in the last few years (see recently Jansen; Navas; Pinch and Athanasiades; Väkevä), the specific challenges and skills that are central to remixing are still not well understood (Borschke 90). As writers like Demers, Lessig, and Théberge argue, the fact that...Read more