Music For A Re:Generation

Preview songs from The Recording Academy's documentary with Hyundai chronicling the creativity of leading DJs and GRAMMY-winning recording artists
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    Pretty Lights
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    Mark Ronson
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    LeAnn Rimes
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    The Crystal Method's Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland
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    Trombone Shorty
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    Erykah Badu
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October 28, 2011 -- 12:09 pm PDT

The Recording Academy has partnered with Hyundai for Re:Generation, a documentary making a powerful statement about music's creative process.

Re:Generation chronicles the creative journey of leading DJs the Crystal Method, DJ Premier, Pretty Lights, three-time GRAMMY winner Mark Ronson, and Skrillex as they interpret and put a new spin on traditional styles of music. From classical music and jazz to rock and funk, the DJs collaborate with some of music's top artists, including GRAMMY winners Erykah Badu, the Funk Brothers, LeAnn Rimes, and Dr. Ralph Stanley; Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients the Doors; the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra; and the Dap Kings, Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste, Nas, Martha Reeves, and Trombone Shorty.

Listen to exclusive previews of two tracks from Re:Generation below, Pretty Lights' "Wayfaring Stranger" featuring Rimes and Stanley, and Skrillex's new rock remix of "Breakn' A Sweat" featuring members of the Doors.


Don't miss the opportunity to watch these five DJs turn the tables on the history of music. Presented in partnership by The Recording Academy and the Hyundai Veloster, Re:Generation will be released in January. For more information, and to view a documentary trailer, visit