Do You Wanna Build a Wall? Remix Tactics in the Age of Trump

@article{BrvigHanssen2019DoYW,
  title={Do You Wanna Build a Wall? Remix Tactics in the Age of Trump},
  author={Ragnhild Br{\o}vig-Hanssen and Aram Sinnreich},
  journal={Popular Music and Society},
  year={2019},
  volume={43},
  pages={535 - 549}
}
ABSTRACT This article examines user-generated music remix videos critiquing or commenting on Donald Trump throughout the 2016 election cycle. Our aim is to discover not just whether remix was used as a vehicle of critique or support, but how remix affordances have been adapted into a rhetorical language for these purposes. Above and beyond the remixes’ unique qualitative characteristics, we identify four specific rhetorical tactics that appear consistently, which we call “witnessing,„ “pwning… Expand
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