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gnease
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anyone else listening to

Blitzentrapper
Beirut
Grizzly Bear
Deerhunter
The Decemberists
Jay Reatard
Handsome Furrs
Sea Wolf
Deerhoof
Titus A.
Rilo Kiley
Battles
Knife
Shins
Sigur Ros
Dent May and his Magnificent Ukulele
Chairlift
Editors
Mew

and ...

:?:

-=tension & release=-


   
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gnease
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whoops, more ...

Midlake
Foals
Thao
Animal Collective

-=tension & release=-


   
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Back in the 70's there was a band called Caravan . . .
they had an album called In the Land of the Grey and Pink or

The Decemberists sound like them.

It's the rock that gives the stream its music . . . and the stream that gives the rock its roll.


   
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Vic Lewis VL
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I can honestly say I've never heard of a single one of those artists....but then again, there's still a lot of music from the 60's 70's and 80's I haven't heard yet!

:D :D :D

Vic

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


   
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dogbite
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I miss the days when bands had the word 'The' in front.
I have heard of two in that list, but have not listened to a single band listed.
I am a loser. :oops:

http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=644552
http://www.soundclick.com/couleerockinvaders


   
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jay reatard is new punk- its good.

beirut is really good

deerhunter is catchy indie i guess

battles is pretty cool too a lot of drumming.

"It's all about stickin it to the man!"
It's a long way to the top if you want to rock n roll!


   
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katmetal
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Peter Bjorn and John -

The Ting Tings -

:mrgreen:


   
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I caught a little bit of Sigur Ros's set at Bonnaroo last year. Not bad, but a little too slow and atmospheric for me.

Bass player for Undercover


   
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gnease
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Peter Bjorn and John -

The Ting Tings -

:mrgreen:

yeah, PB&J (that on purpose?) is interesting. Andrew Bird uses a lot of whistling as well.

Love the Ting Tings, but can't understand the appeal of the Vivian Girls (hate the VG over-verbed production)

More: Henry Clay People, Maximo Park, Calexico, MGMT,

others, not so new, but cool: Yo Le Tango, Pavement, Spoon, Ween, Fratellis, Gomez, Morningwood, My Morning Jacket

-=tension & release=-


   
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jeffster1
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I've listened to about 75% of the bands listed.

Most of them are at least decent, but I absolutely despise Animal Collective. Lots of people like them though, who knows.

A few more:
Agalloch (some growling vocals, but if you can get past it, beautiful acoustic music. Their entire discography is fantastic)
Neutral Milk Hotel (Not really current, but if you haven't heard 'In the aeroplane over the sea' you're missing out)
Brand New (Kind of pop-ish, but very good songwriting. Especially the album "the devil and god are raging inside me")


   
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David Hodge
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One of my student's played Communist Daughter by Neutral Milk Hotel at a talent show last Friday night. Wasn't able to be there but (somewhat biased) reports say it went over pretty well.

Thanks for the list, Greg. I've heard maybe a third of the ones listed so far, and now I've got more music to look forward to isten to!

Peace


   
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jeffster1
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One of my student's played Communist Daughter by Neutral Milk Hotel at a talent show last Friday night. Wasn't able to be there but (somewhat biased) reports say it went over pretty well.

Nice! Although that wouldn't be the song I'd pick for a talent show as some of the lyrics are a bit "parental advisory" :)


   
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David Hodge
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Agreed. I'm sure the lyrics were totally edited a bit, or intentionally mumbled.

Peace


   
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Gabba Gabba Hey
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Here's what I've got spinning now, all proggy and relatively recent:

Frost*
Transatlantic
Spock's Beard
Kino

and one of the few creative Christian rock bands, if you're into that:
David Crowder Band


   
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Moonrider
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New to me . . .

Eva Cassidy
Neko Case

Plus some friends just released albums . . .

Cantata Sangui

Sleutelbos (yeah, that's Arjen!)

One in the studio now . . .

Juanita Grande

. . . and one on tour.

Andy Moore

Playing guitar and never playing for others is like studying medicine and never working in a clinic.

Moondawgs on Reverbnation


   
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