Professor’s Records: DJ Earworm

Each year, DJ Earworm uses the top 25 biggest US hits to create a new song entirely; a series he calls “United State of Pop”. In a masterful work of mashup, he seamlessly brings the songs into harmony. Although I do not often listen to Pop music, DJ Earworm has a way of changing perspective. These songs create a slice of what music was perceived as “good” during the preceding year.

This year’s mashup is titled Shine Brighter:

If you enjoyed that, a couple more from the series are included after the jump!

2011: World Go Boom

2008: Viva La Pop

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