It’s maybe a little
early yet for year’s end retrospectives, but who cares: we’ve got 157 songs, 10.5 hours, 1.12 GB of “some of the best and most notable music from 2010... covering indie, pop, rock, punk, folk, rap, R&B, soul, dance, country, modern classical, ambient and electronic music, and in many cases, hard-to-classify genre hybrids.”
—Curated by FluxBlog’s own Matthew Perpetua.
Willie Nelson "Superman
" featuring Snoop, Snoop Dogg "My Medicine"
featuring Willie Nelson, live at Melkweg.
This was the music
of my childhood, along with massive infusions of Psalty the Singing Songbook
and the Donut Man
. During adolescence, my musical range expanded only slightly to include nashville country
, teen pop
, and the odd intersections
between the two. YouTube has been an invaluable resource for expanding my previously limited horizons, from the productions which marked Michael Jackson's rise
to the birth
and growing pains
of the west coast rap scene. My favorite Youtube musical discovery thus far, however, is this pseudo-impromptu live rendition of Arthur's Theme