Great Timesuck: Listen to Random Weird Music from the Internet

Thanks to Boing Boing, we now know about Metaratr, a site that serves up the weird and wonderful sounds of SoundCloud. And because it’s customizable, you can order Metaratr to give you nothing but terrible music. Seriously.

There’s a leaderboard that tracks the, um, “best” SoundCloud has to offer. There are five buttons: “Shit,” “Ok,” “Good,” “Great” and “Spectacular.” Keep hitting the buttons for new selection. Here is an example of what you might hear.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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