In terms of music, sometimes “weird” is just another word for unfamiliar or new. But it can also describe an inventive, adventurous push into music that is challenging and difficult and rewarding. Let’s check out Eleanor Friedberger and Merrill Garbus.
As we head into the weekend you’re no doubt looking to let loose. So do so with our Friday Playlist — get down and funky with Hot Chip, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Jamie Lidell, Lindstrom & Christabelle and Herbie Hancock.