Cadence Weapon vs. Radiohead and Britney Spears gets indie-fied

As part of their ongoing experimentation with Web 2.0, Radiohead is once again hosting a remix competition for a track from In Rainbows.  This time, it’s for the song “Reckoner.”  

The band has made each of the song’s component parts, or stems, available for purchase on iTunes.   This allows budding (and established) producers free reign to re-assemble the track’s vocals, bass, guitar, piano/strings and drums in any way they see fit.  Throw in the ability to add outside samples (but only those that are copyright-free, of course), and you can see how potentially dope this competition could be.

One of the remixes garnering some attention is by Canada’s very own Cadence Weapon.  Check it out:

Also on the remix tip is this crazy-slash-awesome remix of Britney Spears’ “Womanizer” courtesy of Welikeit.indie.  We don’t normally feature a lot of Ms. Spears here at 4080, but this remix was just too good (especially at the 1:20 mark) to pass up: 

Britney Spears – Womanizer (The Teenagers Remix)


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