Christian Heilmann

Giving a talk is cool – getting a song made from your talk is cooler!

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 at 5:59 am

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to speak at Beyond Tellerand in Germany. My talk Fixing the mobile web (video on Vimeo) was a passionate session on how the web is not only for the rich with the coolest, newest devices, but for everyone. Marc Thiele, the organiser of Beyond Tellerand, is not only a good friend who I have a long history with, but also fiercely passionate about making his events memorable. One of the very unique things about this event was that all talks were sampled and remixed live in the breaks between talks by the German electronica artist Baldower.

Here is what they did with my talk. You can hear the song “The Web is for everybody” by Baldower on Soundcloud.

I was first confused but then giggled at the small laugh sample at the end of the song, of course an homage to Melle Mel’s laugh in Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s “The Message”, although I am pretty sure I could not get away with his style:

melle mel in the message music video

You can listen to all the songs from Beyond Tellerand them on Baldower’s Soundcloud page

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