Originally Posted by Severian
For a while I'd answe that frustrating, "What kind of music are you into?" question simply by saying, "Well, my favorite band of all time is Sonic Youth, if that tells you anything." It worked.
I've always answered that question: "I like everything from classical to punk, and everything in-between, except for most country and most rap." That has been updated. I once dismissed all country and that was a mistake. Some early country (heck, even some 80's stuff is great) is phenomenal.