Week 4

Lecture

4 : Plunderphonics

Musical appropriation and remixing

Listening:

Reading:


 

Workshop

Plunderphonics


 

Associated material

Plagiarism, copying and ‘borrowing’

  • Is it possible to create anything completely original?
  • Consider works that you think are a) highly original and b) highly derivative; how do they differ?  Is one good or bad?
  • Are ‘original’ artists considered ‘better’ or ‘worse’?  Why?