The term “soundclown” denotes a genre of musical compositions on the music sharing website SoundCloud. They are known for humorous mash-ups or edits of songs on the platform. Many of the early popular remixes, included ones involving the main theme of the children’s show “Thomas the Tank Engine”. “Under the Booty” by TDRloid was one of the first popular SoundClowns that would receive 2 million views within three years. It was a mash-up of the song “Ms. New Booty” by Bubba Sparxxx and “Under the Sea” from the Little Mermaid which are starkly different musical compositions. Some of the other remixes would include versions of songs that would replace vocals with air horns, mash-ups of strange pairings, or even other internet memes laced to the soundtracks. Many of these eventually become popular memes and shared across social media, inspiring other remixes. Notable examples of SoundClown creators include the artists within the SilvaGunner group and Cyranek.
The rise of Soundclowns represent the innovation that is brought together on the internet. Through humor and music, they provide entertainment through creativity.
Link to TDRloid’s Remix https://soundcloud.com/tdrloid/under-the-booty