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When I think back on my own discography, there's a ton of truly strange and odd stuff that spans the timeline of my own music sphere.  Earlier today, I was reminded of:

Tune-age.  That's what weird songstuff is all about.  It could be argued that Dr. Demento was one of the prime purveyors of wonderfully insane crap like this:

But then, there are always those who feel like weird stuff is defined by Weird Al.  This is almost sacrilegious in retrospect, however:

Why do I want to listen to a lot of David Grohl right now?  Foo's or Nirvana.  Doesn't matter.  I didn't appreciate the latter in their time.  The former are high on my playlist.

This week, I really realized (for reasons that shall remained unexplained) that I'm becoming a geezer, both technologically and artistically.  But, to paraphrase the late Justice Potter Stewart, I know good music when I hear it or see it.

Whatchoo got tonite?

Originally posted to All Spin Zone on Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 07:16 PM PDT.

Also republished by An Ear for Music.

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