ITT: Post a genre you don't like or don't understand, and others rec you music to get into said genre.
both of these for me but I have no interest in getting into them.
however I do want to get into harsh noise but the last merzbow album I listened to literally gave me a headache, maybe I just need some "soft harsh nose" or "babby's first harsh noise" to get me into it.
Cobalt - Gin
CunninLynguists - A Piece of Strange (also Orneirology)
Jedi Mind Tricks - Psycho-Social (pretty cheesy I think considering what they rap about, Violent By Design is also good)
I also like Sadistik. Might want to try Max Normal.TV - Good Morning South Africa, which is a project by the people in Die Antwoord before they did that. I think most of these might be considered "backpacker", but I don't really listen to much hip hop.
personally Loveless was more akin to an ambient album than a rock one. You kind of drift into it rather than try and understand or comprehend it. It takes a few goes before you can get over the vacuum cleaner like effects but once you do its pure bliss
also try Cocteau Twins Treasure
Eh, probably ease yourself into it. I at first thought hat black metal was an unlistenable, overly experimental mess, then I listened to some more accessible melodic black metal and got used to it, and now the more harsh versions of it are among my favourite music.
Listen in order:
1. Dissection - Storm of the Light's Bane
2. Vreid - V
3. Taake - Nattesid
4. Deafheaven - Sunbather
5. Enslaved - Vikingligr Veldi
Then explore the more conceptually difficult examples from there.
Drum 'n Bass/Jungle
Eyedea & Abilties, Busdriver, Doseone, Guru's Jazzmatazz, Nujabes's Modal Soul.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUxXdZYjnho - This album might help, wouldn't call it harsh though.
You should listen to Senses Fail, Silverstein, Saosin, Dangerkids, Alexisonfire, and I The Mighty. They're easy to get into.
I would recommend bands such as Closure in Moscow, The Fall of Troy, Adventurer, Dance Gavin Dance, or Thrice once you've gotten into it more.
If you really like guitar work you should really listen to Dance Gavin Dance - Downtown Battle Mountain and The Fall of Troy - Doppelganger. Thomas Erak and Will Swan have a unique style.
Emperor - In The Nightside Eclipse ( if sensitive to the quality of prod, Anthems to the welkin at dusk or even prometheus : a discipline of fire and demise )
Ulver - Bergtatt
It also depends of what you like.