So there’s this awesome guy named Josh who has this awesome Tumblr, Music History in GIFs, filled with his awesome animated pixel art that celebrates music’s most awesome moments in history. I know, I’m using the world “awesome” a lot, but in this case it’s well-deserved. Each 8-bit animated GIF also comes with a side of musical trivia so you can brush up on those all-important pop culture facts, like knowing that MC Hammer introduced parachute pants to the world in 1990, and there was much rejoicing.
Here are some of my favorites, for obvious reasons:
[via BuzzFeed by way of The Curious Brain]