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Ultra Peanut
12-13-2005, 01:58 AM
(Dean) Gray Tuesday (http://www.americanedit.org/home/ae/)

About Dean Gray Tuesday
Only 10 days after its release, the mash-up album American Edit, which pays tribute to the acclaimed Green Day album American Idiot through some of the best mash-up productions of 2005, was shut down reportedly after received a cease & desist order from Green Day's label, Warner records, despite the fact that it was released as an internet only release with no commercial gain for the team of mash-up artists involved. In fact, the only possible profit to be made from the release was a plea from the creators of the album (known only by the shared alias Dean Gray) for fans who enjoyed the creation to donate to one of three possible charities that Green Day have been known to support. Furthermore, the mash-up versions were such fantastic productions that they were truly a departure from the standard Green Day performances and would not compete for consumptive dollars.

We hope to mobilize the online Mash-Up community by organizing a simple one-day organized event. Participants would be asked to post the American Edit album online for 24 hours only starting on Tuesday, December 13, at 12:00AM. Doing so is not intended to be a mass organization of music piracy but, rather, one single display of the consumptive power of the mash-up and home remix community in the hopes of encouraging the labels, publishers and artists who are curious about the mash-up community to consider giving the high quality productions of "illegitimate" music a legitimate consideration as a promotional avenue for all music.

We also hope to encourage club DJs and radio DJs to air portions of the American Edit release on "Gray" Tuesday and refer to this site by reporting their planned airplay in advance.

Billie Joe on the "Boulevard of Broken Songs" Mash-Up:
"Actually, I was driving in my car, and I heard a Green Day mashup, with, um, Oasis and Aerosmith. It sounded cool! There's been a little bit of talk about doing a mashup, but I'm not sure who would be the appropriate hip-hop guy yet." Or if you don't like Green Day, you could just paste some song lyrics (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4508158.stm) or something, I guess.

Taco John
12-13-2005, 02:09 AM
If I was Green Day, I'd be pissed that some morons wanted to ruin my great song by mixing it with that stupid-ass Oasis shyt.

ZootedGranny
12-13-2005, 02:23 AM
Thumbs down to the term "mash-up." It's called a blend you ****in hipster nerds...then again, when I think of "mash-up," I think of an abortion of a track, two songs that don't belong together whatsoever...so the term may be correct.

tk13
12-13-2005, 02:59 AM
Yeah, I have a remix for Green Day. "Wake me up when this album ends".

Pants
12-13-2005, 03:24 AM
Yeah, I have a remix for Green Day. "Wake me up when this album ends".

Hahahaha.

Ultra Peanut
12-13-2005, 03:27 AM
Yeah, I have a remix for Green Day. "Wake me up when this album ends".ROFL

listopencil
12-23-2005, 09:38 PM
Ugh. The new Whiny Acoustic Punk. **** that noise.