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100 Weirdest Things in Alt-Rock: Part 1

Ongoing History of New Music

May 31 2023 • 31 mins

I have a fascination with the strange...what seems ordinary at first glance is–well, isn’t ordinary at all.... Once you get in the habit of looking past the obvious, the universe opens up in some interesting, unexpected and really cool ways... For example, if you’re ever in Albania and you agree with what someone says, shake your head from side-to-side...if you disagree, other words, do the opposite to what you would do at home...that’s just the way it is in Albania... Here’s many different characters have been featured on The Simpsons?...those who have the time to count those sorts of things say the number is 320... One more:  the highest possible score on an old-style Pac-Man game is 3,333,360 at the end of level that point, the game suffers what can be best described as a “nervous breakdown” and the display goes all over... Stuff like this got me thinking...would it be possible to compile a list of the weirdest things ever from the world of new rock and alternative music?... Of course it would...prepare for wonderment... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit