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hi guys, i'm really into my music (who isn't), i have something like 6000 songs on my computer but i listen to about 100 of them, the rest are stagnant to me, over listened to, i havent really injected new music into my life for a long time.

so, rather than trawl the internets, i thought id tap the knowledge of students for some cool new bands to listen to

basically i like lots of music, but obviously that is a useless thing to say so im gonna try to specify / give examples so maybe you guys can suggest some good listening

first of all i like old school stuff, with that hippie vibe, such as crosby stills nash and young, jimi hendrix, janis joplin, sniff and the tears, the grateful dead. im a bit of a closet hippie also led zeppelin

secondly i like my modern day rockers such as franz ferdinand, kaiser chiefs, futureheads, red hot chili peppers(modern ish haha), blabla i could mention a zillion more but you get the idea.

thirdly i like d&b / hard house / uk hardcore / trance / jumpstyle; stuff like lisa pin up, lisa lashes, dougal&gammer, tidy boys, scott brown, high contrast (need some new HC songs), matrix&futurebound, dj hype, andy c. I have lots of songs as it stands btu theyre old 2007 songs. some new albums / mixes / single songs badly needed! LOVE mylo, anything like that? chemical brothers too!

now, also electro such as midnight juggernauts, dubmood, simian mobile disco, cant think of any others haha. BADLY need help here, i know theres loads of electro cats out there, help me out!

also really like the indie thing (not the 'indie' fad of wearing ballcramping jeans with a tight cardigan and looking a bit gay), examples of this like voxtrot, the moldy peaches, electrelane, love this stuff when im in the mood for it, need lots more!

also chillout music, some nice soothing beats to help chill me out when i get back from a rave or when i just wanna chill out. id include some mylo songs in myexample, also telepopmusik and some others that i cant think of

also (i'm getting there, really), psychedelic + goa tunes, stuff like astrix, bizarre contact, infected mushroom, astral projection, GMS and sesto sento.


there, im finished! if you have ANY bands that spring to mind and you think, 'surely he must know XXXX, they're amazing' just suggest them, ive been out of the music scene for about a year, and id really value your input. for example, only heard of simian mobile disco about a month ago, zz.

cheers :tsr2:

ps please dont merge my thread with another one, last time you did that it died instantly. also I apologise for the terrible format and difficulty to read
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Yo La Tengo -- I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass

Great album name; funky cover; and very eclectic band!
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Try some modern British indie:

Pete and the Pirates
The Maccabees
Air Traffic

This kind of stuff is really well made, yet the genre is very diverse. Also, I can recommend Last.fm; type in a band you like, and it generates and endless playlist of songs by "similar bands". I've been listening to things apparently similar to Pixies and have heard loads of music that I've never heard before, all of it's great. Here's the link to generate radio stations based on an artist/tag (aka genre):
http://www.last.fm/listen/
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Madness, Kirsty Maccoll, The Beat maybe
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Rage Against the Machine

Pendulum

Maybe some Iron Maiden or Rolling Stones??
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this is going exactly to plan, ill start at the top

i like yo la tengo, adding some to my lists

i have some dutch gabber, its not amazing lol

rightsaidjames i repped you for your input, i looked at those bands (already knew the maccabees) and found two bands that i have met IRL (when i did they were just playing little pub venues and stuff, seems they have taken off - thats cajun dance party + late of the pier). really good stuff

nuttygirl, cant believe i didnt add madness, one of my fave bands. kirsty maccoll was actually good when i had a listen, wasnt expecting that :P and youtubing 'the beat' gave me like 10 zillion results so a song name wouldnt be bad!

jamin, got RATM and pendulum already, iron maiden a bit hard (some songs are nice) and rolling stones never really did anything for me

keep em coming guys!
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Ed Banger Records.

Featuring... Justice, Uffie, SebastiAn and loads of other people I haven't heard, but am assured at least once a week on here that they are amazing.

http://www.myspace.com/edbangerrecords
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Brad Walsh has some good trance and techno music. He is a DJ in NYC, so everything he does you can move to.
He did the runway song for Christian Siriano's Project Runway Finale, as they are together. Its called "Control Me" , very catchy.
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If you like Janis Joplin are you aware of Big Brother and the Holding Company?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8npK1q6LY9Q

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptwUh...eature=related

Joni Mitchell?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q4foLKDlcE

King Crimson?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZbOdgevxDE

Yes?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-XCnrIdv0I

Tim Buckley?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2QmQhYZEvQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lKBM...eature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loOzxap0YAc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xmaj3rKxzKI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsF9X8N4u6U

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WseOkQXfY2A

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtU-9EMSYu0

Sorry for going overboard with Tim Buckley, need to get an impression of his range of styles. Ever changing during his (short and commercially unsuccesful) career.
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The Killers and Pendulum spring to mind.
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From this I would suggest:

Some of The Clash from Stanstasia era, not from the earlier punky stuff (unless you like Regge), some Style Council, The Smiths, Ian Dury and The Blockheads (Jazzy, punky, dancy stuff-quite diverse and a mix). Adam and the Ants/Bowie are from similar excentric backgrounds as well.
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starting at the top again;

@Girl.Scout - ed banger records was a sweet tip, flipping love uffie already :P torrented ed banger records vol 1+2+3, was just driving with my 2 mates and uffie playing loud haha, thanks a lot

@nk9230 brad walsh was pretty good, some good remixes, added that

@Garden_gnome - got BB and the holding company, really like joni mitchell and tim buckley as well, never heard him before

@bmh16 - got pendulum and the killers already

@bballer4life, got any song names?

@WharfedaleTiger - gonna check your suggestions now, gotta say i love hit me with your rhytm stick by ian dury & the blockheads at least, haha, was on my parents mix tapes when i was really young
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you have a very varied taste in music like me so i'll go through my itunes to find some music that matches each genre

old school/hippie- the kinks, scott walker, mamas & papas, the velvet undergound, david bowie. kinda different but talking heads maybe

d&b, trance etc.- pendulum, groove armada, bjork, prodigy, buy the cd cream 15 if you haven't already-some great 90's trance stuff on there

'modern day' stuff/indie (whatever people wanna call it)- kings of leon, yeasayer, yeah yeah yeahs, mystery jets, cajun dance party, MGMT, the kills, blood red shoes, we are scientists, raconteurs

electro- ladytron, justice, metronomy, MSTRKRFT, kissy sell out, late of the pier

relaxing stuff-damien rice, jose gonzalez, laura marling, moby, patrick wolf, portishead, regina spektor, bright eyes, sia

you've probably already heard half of these anyway but i'll think of some more soon
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hi kaytee, i do have some of that, i also know 3 of those bands in real life haha

cajun dance party, late of the pier and laura marling, ive met em all multiple times.. pushed max from cajun dance party down a hill in a shopping trolley haha :P

there is lots there that i dont have though and ill get looking at that asap!

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hi kaytee, i do have some of that, i also know 3 of those bands in real life haha

cajun dance party, late of the pier and laura marling, ive met em all multiple times.. pushed max from cajun dance party down a hill in a shopping trolley haha :P

there is lots there that i dont have though and ill get looking at that asap!

haha! sounds fun :p:
personally i'd strongly suggest you listen to yeasayer if you havent already. if you're going reading/leeds fest i think they're playing there
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try Fictionplane, saw them when i went to see the Feeling, they are nothing like them (are a bit more rocky) but are great live and recorded. bought their album, Left Side of the brain, when i was there i was that impressed. best song on it is Two Sisters.

www.fictionplane.com
www.myspace.com/fictionplane

have never been on these by the way, just copied the addresses off the back of the album.

will think of some more for you
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ooh, if you like older stuff, listen to the School of Rock soundtrack and find who you like off there. also, try amy macdonald and Panic at the Disco's new album, Pretty.Odd.

it's completely different to their old stuff and is so much better as well, they experiment with lots of different genres
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(Original post by LauyPauy)
ooh, if you like older stuff, listen to the School of Rock soundtrack and find who you like off there. also, try amy macdonald and Panic at the Disco's new album, Pretty.Odd.

it's completely different to their old stuff and is so much better as well, they experiment with lots of different genres
Yeah, Panic! (I know they dropped the !) new album isn't actually too bad. Unlike most emo bands they've got some talent and can write good lyrics:

Speaking of good lyrics, try The Smiths and Billy Bragg. Neither are to everyones tastes but its worth a couple of listens to see if you like them.
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