In 2006 Lasse Gjertsen made a hype with his creative use of micro editing for music:
I think he had a strong influence on Pomplamoose, a youtube music band specializing in covers that currently is hot. Half due to the quality of its track version and the other half because they are imported and evolved the Lasse’s style to their video clips. They are independent, their reach strategy is based on youtube and the selling channel is directly itunes.
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