In this era of Youtube and Russian torrent sites, it can be easy to lose sight of the fact that it used to be pretty hard to hear anything truly strange. To discover new and unusual forms of music you needed something like the fabled Nurse With Wound list, an essential guide to weird music that covered nearly every esoteric sound in existence. LA Weekly chronicled the story and influence of this pre-Internet information rabbit hole. And, as it turns out, the history of the document is as fascinating as the list itself.
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