Below is an ambitious playlist of videos featured on MTV’s beloved alternative show 120 Minutes which ran from 1986 to 2000. This playlist goes chronologically through that time frame. A huge debt is owed to Tyler C’s excellent 120 Minutes archive, which we poked and prodded for the mammoth playlist below. Dig in!
Jazz Whatever, as he is called, is a retired booking agent, record collector, and DJ. His playlists are highly recommended for those with an ear for rare, unique grooves. If you recognize more than a few of his choices you are no doubt a collector, too. Join him here as he digs deep in the Spotify wells for Funky, Space, Jazz, Gems.
House music all night long! We love house music, especially the fun, funky stuff. It elevates your mood, and keeps your toes tapping. Such is the case w/ the playlist featured below from our friends at Deep House. This playlist works as well during the day as it does at night. Expect funky basslines, guitars, horns, and vocal samples layered over 4/4 goodness!
It’s the end of the year, and that means it’s time for “best of the year” lists. This awesome playlist includes “best songs of 2012″ from sources like Rolling Stone, Paste, Spin, Beatport, Resident Adviser, Soundofus, and more. 277 songs are here representing genres like, Indie, Alternative, Electronic, Hip hop, Pop, Rock and more. Shuffle it to enjoy the best songs from the year gone by. Duplicate songs have been deleted. It is the ULTIMATE 2012 PLAYLIST!
This playlist was taken from Dan Darling’s excellent collection of Spotify playlists. He is a seasoned music lover with great and varying tastes. This one is great for BBQs, enjoying life, being in a good mood, and appreciating music from decades past (you will recognize where so many current songs get samples from). Visit his website for more great playlists that get added weekly.
Heads up live music fans! In their words, “Liveset is a digital platform presenting live concert events for the web and mobile devices in handsome HD. By placing artists at the center of our model and reimagining the production paradigm that exists around them, we aim to create a more intimate experience for our artists and their fans, all while raising the quality bar for online music content.” After checking out some of the performances on their youtube playlist we are inclined to agree.
Taken from the Mixmag TV youtube channel, here are 20 great DJ sets from some of the best in the biz. Soul Clap, Fatboy Slim, London Elekricity, and more being added regularly. All on video, and many with tracklistings for your trainspotting pleasure.
This lighthearted, enjoyable playlist comes to us courtesy of Allie in support of her blog Even the Artichoke (has a heart). It is a fun music blog of the folk and indie nature, with dashes of self reflection sprinkled in. This upbeat, indie pop playlist works well for summer, road trips, good moods, and the like.
Check out the 2012 Rocking Indie Chicks video playlist from FeelGoodPlaylists. Head over to their excellent site for positive tunes galore!