What I mean by that is how you found yourself liking the music you like today and how much your taste had changed and whether you would classify yourself. Maybe you taste hasn't changed at all mind, and you have always been a punk/rocker etc. Talking probably more in terms of movements and trends here (Beat, New Romantic, Skinhead, Punk, Metal, Grunge, Alternative, Rap, Disco). For me I would say ..... and this is listing mainly the bands within a movement that kind of guided me. The Beatles The Kinks Many other 60's bands too here and there of course, such as the Move, the Dave Clark Five, Small Faces etc. And then into early seventies it became ..... Deep Purple. Pink Floyd. They changed my thinking. And then it was Roxy Music and the glam rock era and the likes of Bowie and Slade and Gary Glitter and Sweet and Mott the Hoople. Then it was more progressive rock and such as ..... King Crimson and Yes. Then Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream came along and changed my thinking again. Then following the electronic theme it was Jean Michel Jarre. Queen. Then punk came along and blew absolutely everything out of the water for me. Suddenly it was the Pistols and the Clash and Stranglers and Buzzcocks and Blondie and the Ramones. The Damned, the Ruts, 999. New wave too with Joy Division and XTC etc. Then I became further emersed in electronic music and the Human League and Depeche Mode and New Order and Gary Numan and Devo and still of course, Kraftwerk. Nirvana came along and changed my path for a little while, but no other movement had really done it for me since. Was never really into the Smiths or Happy Mondays, or then the Stone Roses. Did dabble with hip hop for a while, but then found an awful lot of albums repetitive after a while. Bands I really like these days tend to be alternative. Muse, Elbow, Eels, Granddaddy, but I still love the Beatles and Kinks and Bowie and Mott the Hoople and Kraftwerk and Depeche Mode. So, you always been a heavy metaller or punk, or are you open to all sorts of music and genres? Could never, ever get into soul or Motown or disco, but do like some jazz and classical.