Comments on Nightcore

Joey Bizinger, The An1me Man, a Youtuber whom I occasionally follow, recently released an opinion piece on the phenomenon of Nightcore. In this, he evaluates various consequences – good and bad – that have come from this, goes into the details of what constitutes a remix, and comes to the conclusion that the Nightcore phenomenon as it exits today amounts to creative theft.

While I respect this opinion, and do recommend that you watch the said video, there are some nuänces that I feel are worth raising here (this is rough and I may build on it later):