Last night, Housing Works hosted an event (they are really good at that) for the tenth anniversary of Fluxblog (also the Tumblr), the original mp3 blog. Matthew Perpetua takes a song and offers a beautiful, contextual way to really hear it.
Some of his (and my) favorite music writers joined him on stage to share a song and what it means to them, Fluxblog-style, including the dreamy [read: literary crush] Rob Sheffield.
I was too shy to introduce myself, but Fluxblog has been really important in my online life since I started sharing my podcasts online on December 31, 2008. There are 29 up so far.
So this is my dedication for Fluxblog’s anniversary: Dawes’ “How Far We’ve Come” from their 2010 Daytrotter session. Here’s to ten more years of music and Matthew’s words around the songs -