Several years ago I embarked on an ambitious mashup project that’s proved to be far more challenging and time consuming than I ever could have anticipated. The quest I set myself was to create a mashup album that told a sci-fi story through tone and lyrics, creating a soundtrack to an unmade movie. The project began with a sequence of four tracks, which picked up the story somewhere in the middle. Two of.. Read More
The fabulous DJ Paul V has only gone and picked out another Reborn Identity track as Mashup of the Week again on Popbytes! Here’s what Paul has to say about I Can’t Bike Next To You… One of my fave new discs is Record Collection from Mark Ronson. The stylish DJ and hip producer rounds up an eclectic cabal of vocal guests for it, including Simon Le Bon, Boy George, Q-Tip, and D’Angelo. Plus the dude’s got the golden touch for.. Read More
An interview I did for the Some Assembly Required podcast and radio show is online now at the Some Assembly Required blog. If you’re interested in finding out a bit more about The Reborn Identity – how I work, my inspiration and motivations – then go check it out. SAR’s Jon Nelson has been really supportive of Mashed in Plastic, and the latest episode of the podcast (show 234) features my track Lauren’s Opus… Read More
After picking up an honourable mention in the Anti-Hit List, the Reborn Identity track Ladykillers (Ladyhawke’s Back of the Van vs The Killers’ When You Were Young) has now been featured on the latest Mash-Up Your Bootz Party Sampler (vol 22). Thanks to DJ Morgoth at Mash-Up Your Bootz in Berlin. Check out the website for the full 17-track sampler. If you havent heard the track yet, heres what youve been missing: Ladykillers Ladyhawke vs The.. Read More
The Reborn Identity ballad Crowded World, released just before Christmas, has been picking up steady interest over the past few months. The track received a “Song of the Week” accolade over at MashStix in February, and has now been featured on the latest Mash-Up Your Bootz Party Sampler (vol 21). Thanks to Paul at MashStix and DJ Morgoth at Mash-Up Your Bootz for the exposure. If you haven’t checked out the track yet, here’s.. Read More
The Reborn Identity track G.I. Jolene (Dolly Parton vs Stan Ridgway) has been picked out as one of the top 10 tracks for March 2008 at Bootie in San Francisco! Thanks go to AplusD for the unexpected honours, and of course to the clubgoers of SF for grinding down to a splash of country. For the full lowdown on all the tracks in the round-up head over to the Bootie Blog.
Welcome one and all to The Reborn Identity. This website will be used to showcase some of the mashup tracks I’ve put together, as well as picking out some of the best tracks I’ve come across from other (more) talented mashup maestros on the Net. I know there’s not much here at the moment, but there’s plenty to come so please be patient. Cheers Gavin Email me via gavin(at)rebornidentity(dot)com All tracks presented on this.. Read More