History does not unfold in a straight line. There are zigs and zags, quantum leaps and annoying gaps. Organizing it into something coherent can be daunting.
A design studio called Dorothy considered the history of alt-rock. How could it be made easier to understand from a visual point of the view? The result was this schematic diagram that looks like a circuit board from an old transistor radio. (Click on the image for an enlarged view).