Great Job, Internet!: Waste away your weekend with this 82-hour playlist of Frank Zappa tunes

Since his death a few decades ago, the closest you can get to experiencing the genius of Frank Zappa in person is by watching his son Dweezil perform his touring act, Zappa Plays Zappa. But nothing quite compares with the real deal. A few Spotify playlists have popped up that give a crash course in two different disciplines of Zappa, totaling 82 hours of music listening.

Ideal for both devoted Zappa fans and those wishing to get an education in the experimental classic rock icon, the first of the two playlists focuses on Zappa as a composer, collecting a number of orchestral performances of Zappa’s work. Some Zappa was directly involved in, while others find ensembles taking the music of Zappa and reinterpreting it through their own specific style. It’s about 10 hours long and highlights a side of Zappa that generally goes unappreciated.

The second—and much …

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