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Sampling Media

David Laderman and Laurel Westrup


This collection focuses on sampling as a logic of exchange between audiovisual media. While some recent scholarship has addressed sampling as a practice within popular music and popular culture, primarily in relation to copyright, this book will be the first of its kind: a critical study of sampling and remixing across the audiovisual spectrum. Of special interest here are works that bring together both audio and visual sampling: music that samples film and television; underground dance and multimedia scenes that rely on sampling; Internet “memes” that repurpose music videos, trailers, and new ... More

Keywords: sampling, remix, appropriation, mash-up, aesthetics, cultural politics, new media, collage, found footage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199949311
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199949311.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Laderman, editor
College of San Mateo

Laurel Westrup, editor

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Laurel Westrup, and David Laderman

Part One Roots

1 Shadow/Play

David Laderman

2 Remixing with Rules

Richard L. Edwards

4 Rigorous Infidelity

Barry Mauer

Part Two Scenes

6 Piggin’ Out! Constructing Spanish Cultural History through Media Sampling

Miguel Fernández Labayen, and Vicente Rodríguez Ortega

7 Time Stand Still

Ryan Alexander Diduck

8 From Méjico Máxico to Político

Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste

Part Three Cinema

12 (In)appropriation

jaimie Baron

Part Four Web

13 All Work and No Play

Jonathan Cohn


Laurel Westrup, and David Laderman

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