Get ready for the coolest history lesson you’ll have sat/walked/driven through in a minute.
Mixed by Blood Diamond and presented by design-centric site The Upsetter, “Two Up Two Down! The Beginners Guide To Understanding Virginia (Part One)” is a comprehensive and inspiring audio-journey, comprised simply of songs and interview snippets. Guiding the listener through the work of the best and brightest musical pioneers from Virginia, “Part One” makes a case for why the state is low-key behind some of the most important musical movements and moments of the past few decades.
Listen below, and peep Part Two of the mix series, on Virginia’s new school.