The Best Band You've Never Heard of:

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    ps: watch out - there might be a few naysayers around that will rapidly acuse us of listening to "pompous elevator music" while sporting some latest pop starlet avatar

    On topic... im glued on Hope Sandoval's latest record...
     
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    Which building are these elevators playing Sigur Ros because I want to move there lol. I am not ashamed to say there are a lot of musicians coming from Iceland and they're among the best out there.
     
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    My Bloody Valentine are really good, I've met one person that's heard of them (I'm in the US though so that's probably why)
     
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    Really? Irish band presently 'in rotation' in the CD player of my ride.


    Not obscure but no mainstream: Yo La Tengo.
    Obscure: The Rip Offs (San Francisco punk band)
     
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    For those of you who love punk rock:

    The Loved Ones
    The Draft
     
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    nelo..........
     
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    Have Frightened Rabbit been mentioned? Not in a mood to look closely but they are great
     
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    for my money? Torche. Miami-based stoner rock that kicks ass!
     
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    this is music related.

    so the other day I took my daughter to a Lady Gaga concert - and i kind of liked it myself. than I've listened to new Rihanna cd - and it does not suck too much. Is that normal:confused:
     
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    Dokken was the "the talk of school" back then for a while. They were pretty big, but I was very into Van Halen back then. Rock seemed to really die down between the early 1980's until Nirvana came on the scene and then as one musician said it was like a "sickle through wheat". They mowed down all the big hair bands instantly. Yet, I loved this tune:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyePfnR3DmA (Dokken- Into the Fire)
     
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    Demiricous.
    80s Slayer + blast beats + Cookie Monster = FUN
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiXmG-PyFno

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    A blend of postrock, posthardcore and Warp Records-style breaks.
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    I can't believe this band just got of high school. Particularly love the song "Intro." Sounds like Interpol remixed by DJ Shadow
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    M83
    Not the biggest M83 fan, but his epic Itali disco-meet-shoegazer-meets-trance dance song Coloeurs was my obsession of 2008. It even has cowbell!
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    One of the best voices in alt country and rock
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    I listen to these guys daily! I thought they were obscure too until I went to see em at Rams Head in Baltimore and the place was packed!
     
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    I love Porcupine Tree... great sound. The drummer is amazing.
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    One of my fave bands of the 90's .. My Bloody Valentine
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvkK0mO7fXg

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    TRICKY: M83 makes great music
     
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    Saw them on their last tour. Awesome show.
     
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    This is awesome by the way... thanks for sharing


    By the way.... here's another cool sounding band. Never got signed and have long disbanded. I love their sound... good musicians as well.

    http://www.myspace.com/estrela
     
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    The Pixies were awesome on that reunion tour. Saw them with The Thrills in ATL. I wish they'd do another album, but I think Frank Black will keep doing his own thing.
     
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    Here's me playing drums to MUSE's Time Is Running Out.

    http://www.facebook.com/v/297105492447

    Although I do agree with Slapshot.. they're in mainstream radio now.
     
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    They are extremely talented aren't they? I saw them open up for U2 in Austin, TX back in the early 1990's. I could not believe how "tight" their playing was. No mistakes if you know what I mean. I posted that because many people don't know much about them at all, though they are a very big "underground/alternative" band aren't they? Thanks, glad you got to see them recently. I think you are right, seems Mr. Black wants to do his own thing. Good for you!
     
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    Could be a generation or regional thing. My school's favorite band was the Pixies.
     
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