The 10 Best Music Videos Of 2010

The following should be heard in Ray Liotta's voice for maximum effect:

As far back as we can remember, we always wanted to be a VJ. We grew up with MTV, and until we had to break it off after we found the channel hoing around with a pack of syphilitic realitysauruses, we never missed a chance to park ourselves in front of the diode's warming glow and watch the proud strut around.

Obviously, the idea of a dedicated music video channel has more or less become obsolete. What Rocks Off hopes and prays for is that some enterprising individual will harness the power of the all the truly spectacular work being released on YouTube into some kind of daily show. Since we spent the best part of this year looking at a new music video every day, we got to see the dedication unsigned and indie artists put into the visual interpretations of their work.

So of all the great stuff witnessed this year, Rocks Off presents our top 10!

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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