Originally Posted by slapguitarer
Every now and again I'll dl like 5 albums that I "should" listen to, and get around to 'em as the time passes. In general I'll listen to something if it sounds interesting or if a pal shoves it down my throat. I tried the whole keeping a list of "required listening" but realized it wasn't gonna work really quick.
I did kind of freak out about the whole too many awesome bands thing some time ago, but now I just let it happen organically. For me, that usually means being at a record store and thinking "Oh this album is cheap and I heard it's cool from people I trust, I'll give it a shot".