From musique concrète to Jamaican dub, disco jams to hip hop edits, new life has been breathed into studio recordings through the art of remixing, a process that allows studio scientists to strip back layers of sound and then rebuild songs in new and unlikely guises.

Sam Wicks talks to a selection of local remixers about unpacking the details of other musicians' work and repacking them into new shapes and sizes.

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Matthew Chicoine, aka Recloose.

Produced by Sam Wicks for Radio New Zealand National