College Radio/Indy: Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys, Jack White/White Stripes, Arcade Fire, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Andrew Bird, Albert Hammond Jr, Beck, Radiohead, St. Vincent, Strokes, Santigold, Vampire Weekend, Mando Diao, Libertines, etc.
Classics: Elvis, Johnny Cash, Robert Johnson, Son House, B.B. King, Rolling Stones, Ramones, Hendrix, Sinead, Morrissey, Lloyd Cole, Grant Lee Buffalo, Pixies, Chris Isaak, Zeppelin, Stooges/Iggy Pop, early U2, The Clash, Dean Martin, Blondie, The Platters, and basically everything classic Motown.
Pretentious tunage: Puccini, Beethoven, Richard Wagner, Mozart, Debussy, Cole Porter, Gershwin
Never could get into rap. To me rap is the musical equivalent of a Michael Bay movie...
"It was so loud Derrick Coleman heard it."