Watch: Israeli artist's mash-up of amateur Youtubers goes viral

Tel Aviv-based Kutiman masterfully stitches together video clips to make own soulful music.

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September 14, 2014 16:41

Kutiman - Thru You Too - GIVE IT UP

Kutiman - Thru You Too - GIVE IT UP

 
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Israeli YouTube mash-up video artist Kutiman's soon-to-be-released album ThruYOU Too gives a new meaning to funk and soul.

The album consists of six new songs, each re-imagined and re-born from a compilation of amateur Youtubers' original clips. The soulful, mellow tone of recently-gone-viral, “Give it Up”, will have your foot tapping as you watch a six-year-old pianist and a high school brass ensemble make their own music along with other component clips seamlessly threaded together. The result is a memorable song that combines all elements of R&B, gospel and groove and although none of the individual performances are by Tel Aviv-based Kutiman himself, his genius is apparent from the moment you press play. 

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Thru You Too will be released October 1.


You can see more of Kutiman’s remixes on his YouTube channel.


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