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Mixmaster Obamania

Obamania never ceases to stimulate musical innovation. This time, cue the smoke machines and get out your glowsticks! German news site is holding a contest for the best techno remix of Obama's Berlin speech.

Some of the songs are pretty catchy; Dj Moon and Stefan Schmidt's rendition (numbers 2 and 9) really got my foot tapping. Number 23–the reggae version– is actually really well done. And I particularly like the way number 19 Obama's words to form a catchy chorus:

“People of the World, Now Do You Duty; People of the World, Look at Berlin.”

As if Obama's speeches weren't uplifting enough!

(Thanks to “The Plank” for bringing this to our attention)



Melinda Brouwer

Melinda Brower holds a Masters degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She received her bachelor's degree in Political Science and Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received a graduate diploma in International Relations from the University of Chile during her tenure as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. She has worked on Capitol Hill, at the State Department, for Foreign Policy magazine and the American Academy of Diplomacy. She presently works for an internationally focused non-profit research organization in Washington, DC.