REMIX CULTURE: Nick Bertke Remixes Pop Culture
Nick Bertke from Pert, Western Australia calls himself a remix artist. Thing is, he is nothing like the usual type of remixers we write about here on 1200Dreams.
See, Bertke who goes by the name Pogo, records “sounds from my favourite games and movies, and piece them together like a jigsaw puzzle to create completely new music”. You can say he’s kind of like a DJ Shadow but, instead of digging through records, Bertke digs through pop culture; movies, cartoons, sitcoms, all serve as his pallette of inspiration.
I’ve embeded one of his awesome productions so you can see what I’m talking about right away. But, if you want to go deeper and learn more about Bertke and what he does, he’s the topic of a cool feature on the awesome site fastcocreate and I suggest you check it out.
Mark my words, with over 50 million YouTube views and major studios such as Disney knocking on his door, you will be seeing and hearing much more of Bertke’s work in the future.