Mashup Monday – We’re back again with some of the freshest mashes to start your week off right. These are the mashes that are worth hearing, so stop you’re searching and instead settle down at your computer… turn up your speakers… and get ready for that sweet nectar that only EARMILK can give ya. Let’s GO!
You may have noticed that the EARMILK team has been rolling out their Top tracks/Best tracks of 2012 this past week or so, and it didn’t seem fair for me not to come up with some type of list for you guys. In terms of mashups, 2012 has been quite explosive for both the quantity and quality of mashups that were released. I know some naysayers would say that the quality has become over-saturated and dull due to the plague of people trying their hand at mashups, but there are still some top-notch stuff being made. And what you find below are 50, yep, you read that right, 50 mashups that I consider the “top” or “best” mashups of 2012. Now this is a completely subjective list, but I’ve been busy cutting down and adding tracks to this list for the past 5-6 hours.
To give you an idea of what the criteria to make the list, I put a strong emphasis on how unique a mashup sounded. If it sounded too generic or if it sounded off-key, then that’s strike 1. Yeah, you’ll hear some Carly Rae Jepsen, some Deadmau5, and some Lil Wayne within this list, but you’ll also hear some Icona Pop, some Purity Ring, and even some Breaking Bad. Most importantly, there needed to be a play-ability factor within the track. All of these tracks I would have no problem listening relatively frequently, but with almost 3 1/2 hours of music within these 50 mashups alone, you’re pretty much set for a long-ass drive.
For this “Best of 2012” Mashup Monday segment, the list is unordered. With an expansive list covering artists such as The Hood Internet, DJ Bahler, Colatron, DJ Topsider, Drivas, The Jane Doze, 3LAU, Kap Slap, DJ Trademark, Bruneaux, Mashup Germany, Terry Urban, Compson Sound, Mitch Mash, No Pets Allowed, LeeDM101, White Noise Mashups, and well you get the point, many different artists, most of these tracks have been posted previously throughout Mashup Mondays but if you just so happened to miss that week’s segment then you can take a listen here. However, fret not, if you have managed to listen (and possibly download all these tracks beforehand), skip to the bottom for some new mashups that haven’t been posted yet (think of it as another Christmas/holiday gift).
So let’s get to the good part…the actual music. You’ll find a little bit of everything: non-EDM mashups, EDM mashups, 1v1 (or AvB) mashups, multi-sample mashups, and combinations of both. And what better way to get the list going than with a live mashup that uses the most viewed YouTube video at the AMAs…because you know, we can never get enough of MC Hammer. Enjoy the end of 2012 with friends and family, and have a blast for New Years Eve — I’m taking next week off (the 31st), and will be back with the mashes on Jan. 7, 2013.
Best of 2012
Download: Colatron – Time And Time Again (Hans Zimmer x Chase & Status)
Download: DJ Topsider – The Weekend (Martin Solveig x Icona Pop x Gary Go x Hook N Sling & NERVO)
Download: DJ BAHLER – Heisenberg ((Dave Porter x Drake x Lil Wayne x Nasty Ways x PANTyRAID x Santigold)
Download: Adele vs. Daft Punk – Something About The Fire (Carlos Serrano Mix)
Download: Divide & Kreate – Save the Streets (U2 vs Swedish House Mafia)
Download: Drivas – Million Voices Will Fix You (Otto Knows x Coldplay x Jakob Liedholm)
Download: SBTRKT x Iggy Azalea – Fire Pussy
Download: The Hood Internet – Pesobedear (A$AP Rocky vs Purity Ring)
Download: Flosstradamus – Totally Recalled (D.veloped Vocal Edit)
Download: Bruneaux – Takin’ The Game
Download: Compson Sound – The Veldt Edge In My Life (Deadmau5 x Coldplay x The Beatles x Lady Gaga)
Download: LeeDM101 – Midnight Moon (M83 vs Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Download: The Jane Doze – Hang With Me Sweet Teenage®
Download: DJ Prophet – You’ll Find A Lullaby
Download: Möbius B-Side – With A Little Bit Of Gold (London 2012)
Download: Deejay Laura B – Wish You Where Here, I Lose My Mind – Laura B Mashup
Download: The Jane Doze – Wide Awake All Night Long
Download: LOO & PLACIDO – WATCH OUT ROXANNE
Download: DOSVEC – Undici
Download: Mitch-Mash – Ambition
Download: Tristan Garner vs Qulinez (Feat. The Wanted, Neon Hitch, Usher, Gary Go) – Action (3LAU Extended Edit)
Download: Michael Fury – Acid (bootleg)
Download: Super Mash Bros. – ¡Holy Guacamole!
Download: No Pets Allowed – Do I See the World?
Download: DJ Trademark – City Of Dreams (Dirty South & Alesso) [Trademark Vocal Bootleg]
Download: LOO & PLACIDO – BEAT IT FREAKS
Download: White Noise Mashups – Broke Phi Broke
Download: CHANGE – “Dinosaur Mac & Cheese” (Alesso x Keane x The Killers x Project 46 x Dirty South)
Download: DOSVEC – Five (Mylo, FreeSol ft. Justin Timberlake & Calvin Harris vs Archie V)
Download: Rusko, Steve Aoki, Alvin Risk ft. Rivers Cuomo – Earthquakey People to Love (Kap Slap Bootleg)
Download: The Hood Internet – Fuck With Mo’ Money (Ma$e x Diddy x Biggie x Penguin Prison)
Download: Owl City Feat. Carly Rae Jepsen, Adventure Club, Kai, Candyland – Good Time (JK Mashup)
Download: Frail Limb Purity – Foo Fighters v. Netsky
Download: No Pets Allowed – Dead Siberian Romance
Download: DJ Trademark – Hard Feelings (Steve Angello x Eva Simons x John Dahlback)
Download: The Hood Internet – Nightchain (Wale vs Kavinsky)
Download: Xam – I Love Firework (Icona Pop meets Katy Perry)
Download: The Jane Doze – No Love Stories Without Pretty Girls
Download: Ego – Hood Dance
Download: DJ Trademark – Drunk Dial (Alice Deejay x Sultan & Ned Shepard x Carly Rae Jepsen)
Download: The Melker Project (Scott Melker) – Say Hello Vs. Because (Jay-Z x The Beatles)
Download: Beastie Boys – Intergalactic Heads (Its Overture Bootleg)
Download: CHANGE – In The City
Download: The Hood Internet – Polish City (Tyga vs Neon Indian)
Download: LeeDM101 – Let Go Of The World
Download: wait what – take a walk with bonnie & clyde (jay-z & beyoncé x passion pit)
Download: Bars Deep – Cali Voodoo (GRIZ / 2Pac / Jimi Hendrix )
Download: Manila Killa – Mr. Brightside (Madeon x The Killers x Avicii)
Download: Mashup-Germany – The day the music died
Download: Daniel Kim – Pop Danthology 2012
Download: Kap Slap – All of the Nights (DJ BAHLER Remash) [Kanye West + Heroes X Villains + Phoenix + Kid Cudi + Skrillex]
Download: RL Grime vs Big Sean – Oh Gawd (3LAU Mashtrap)
Download: MashMike – Frozen Cannonball
Download: Cillo vs Rob Dougan – Breathe Me Towards Death (a Hifi Banjo Strings mashup)
Download: – Easy Encounter (Koyote Bootleg)
Download: DJ Earworm – United State Of Pop 2012
Download: D.veloped – Holidays With D.veloped
This is an actual mashup by a masher named Isosine:
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