|Synonyms:||mesh, mash up, mash-up, blend, bastard pop or bootleg|
|See also:||Animash, MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture at the Vancouver Art Gallery|
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Mashup is the act of combining different sources to create a new and unique element, the name comes from the fact that it sometimes looks like the author is mashing them. There are different types of mashup, the culture itself, musical or visual, literary -- novels -- and others.