“What you are about to see is a mix of unrelated YouTube videos/clips edited together to create ThruYou” (Source). “The project consists of seven music tracks/videos that are made exclusively from video material found on YouTube. Kutiman spent 3 months in his bedroom splicing and dicing over one hundred videos for samples of singers and instruments—from guitars, pianos, drums and harps, to synthesizers, a bouzouki and even a cash register. The resulting seven tracks which range in genres—from R&B, Funk and Reggae, to Jungle, Afro and Jazz—are quite impressive” (Source).
- Examples of creativity and thinking outside of the box
- Use in music classes to introduce or review concepts such as chords, progression, meter, solo and ensemble, genre, etc.
- Inspiring examples of video editing for media and journalism students