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    (Original post by GAguy)
    Alright you indie/alternative perfectionsts, can someone suggest me some more bands? I love Brett Dennen and Matt Costa, their calm style of music - especially with a guitar - is my absolut favorite in the genre. But I also enjoy listening to Muse, Dave Matthews Band ('You might die trying' is an amazing song, the lyrics are okay, the vocals are great and the guitar mind-blowing), . However, I can't stand that poppy stuff like Arctic Monkeys and scouting for girls
    Putting Arctic Monkeys and Scouting for Girls in the same category is insulting! Scouting for Girls are terrible; a band cashing in on the 'indie' phase music was going through a couple of years ago. Arctic Monkeys are the band of our generation.
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    (Original post by ArtGoblin)
    Putting Arctic Monkeys and Scouting for Girls in the same category is insulting! Scouting for Girls are terrible; a band cashing in on the 'indie' phase music was going through a couple of years ago. Arctic Monkeys are the band of our generation.
    I apologise from the depth of my apologising heart
    So, do you have any recommendations?
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    (Original post by GAguy)
    Alright you indie/alternative perfectionsts, can someone suggest me some more bands? I love Brett Dennen and Matt Costa, their calm style of music - especially with a guitar - is my absolut favorite in the genre. But I also enjoy listening to Muse, Dave Matthews Band ('You might die trying' is an amazing song, the lyrics are okay, the vocals are great and the guitar mind-blowing), . However, I can't stand that poppy stuff like Arctic Monkeys and scouting for girls
    Arctic Monkeys? Pop? Absurd.

    You might like Dispatch, Yeah Yeah Yeah's, Arcade Fire, Friendly Fires and The Horrors.
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    Bump! This was fun
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    (Original post by Karma Police Arrest)
    Bump! This was fun
    I know, I loved this thread! So, what's changed in 18 months? I've become quite lazy with sourcing new music so the music I listen to hasn't changed much.
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    (Original post by ArtGoblin)
    I know, I loved this thread! So, what's changed in 18 months? I've become quite lazy with sourcing new music so the music I listen to hasn't changed much.

    You know about indietracks, right?
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    (Original post by there's too much love)
    You know about indietracks, right?
    As in the festival?
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    (Original post by Karma Police Arrest)
    As in the festival?
    Yes!
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    (Original post by there's too much love)
    Yes!
    I have heard of it, but not attended. What's it like?
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    (Original post by Karma Police Arrest)
    I have heard of it, but not attended. What's it like?
    No crime. Friendly. Has vegan food on site (only during the festival).
    It's really funny, lots of dancing, no-one caring if you look stupid or not.
    Lots of nice indie pop and twee.

    And it's cheap!

    There's also almost no litter.
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    (Original post by there's too much love)
    No crime. Friendly. Has vegan food on site (only during the festival).
    It's really funny, lots of dancing, no-one caring if you look stupid or not.
    Lots of nice indie pop and twee.

    And it's cheap!

    There's also almost no litter.
    I do enjoy the atmosphere of the smaller, friendly festivals, how about drink prices?
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    (Original post by Karma Police Arrest)
    I do enjoy the atmosphere of the smaller, friendly festivals, how about drink prices?
    For a festival they're fine. Like £2-3 a pint if I remember correctly. But some of the pints aren't your industry standards. You can get things like organic raspberry cider (I think) etc.
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    (Original post by there's too much love)
    For a festival they're fine. Like £2-3 a pint if I remember correctly. But some of the pints aren't your industry standards. You can get things like organic raspberry cider (I think) etc.
    Sounds good, a lot of venues are charging up to £4.50 a pint now, ridiculous!
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    Thread revival

    Anyone seeing the Maccabees in Feb?
    Or the NME awards?

    Why the **** would i get negged for that
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    And some bands I've been listening to...











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    wow...whoever classed scouting for girls as similar to the arctics needs to send a personal apology letter to alex turner! play 'she's so lovely' and a track like when the sun goes down next to one another and i see no points of comparison other than the fact that one is drivel and one is a work of art!
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    Why's indie music so popular with t.v.?
    I can't watch anything without hearing two door cinema club, metronomy, m83, mumford and sons etc.
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    Given to the wild <3 anyone listened to Tribes there very generic nme but there pretty great
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    Anyone heard of Still Corners?

    Seeing them in Feb.

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    (Original post by Bradp94)
    Given to the wild <3 anyone listened to Tribes there very generic nme but there pretty great
    Such a top album
 
 
 
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