Mash-ups may have gone the way of the dodo, but original innovators Soulwax (aka 2ManyDJs) might have found a way to rekindle interest. The Dewaele brothers are about to launch the Radio Soulwax iPhone App, a free app which will feature 24 hours of highly complicated audio/video DJ mash-ups.
“We applied for an internet radio license, which gives us the freedom to play and stream whatever we want without having to clear any of it, as long as we make it free, which was more important to us than making money on it,” David Dewaele said in an interview with ErolAlkan.com. “The whole thing is basically a labour of love for music and record sleeves. We thought it would take us a good six months, but we got a bit carried away…”
You can get a sampling of the mixes on radiosoulwax.com right now. Go there to watch/listen to the beginning of the Introversy mix, a selection made entirely of song intros.
And you can download the app for free here, although it won’t start streaming until Monday.