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Radiohead

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Hailed as the most influential rock band of ’90s, Radiohead returned in 2003 with their sixth studio album ’Hail To The Thief’. The set seems to cover all of their musical aspects, mixing the furious ..more

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OASIS

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Oasis shot from obscurity to stardom in 1994, becoming one of Britain’s most popular and critically acclaimed bands of the decade in the process. Along with Blur and Suede, they were responsi ..more

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Paul Weller

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As the leader of the Jam, Paul Weller fronted the most popular British band of the punk era, influencing legions of English rockers ranging from his mod revival contemporaries to the Smiths i ..more

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Gorillaz

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Conceived as the first virtual hip-hop group, Gorillaz blended the musical talents of Dan The Automator Nakamura, Blur’s Damon Albarn, Cibo Matto’s Miho Hatori, and Tom Tom ..more

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Coldplay

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After surfacing in 2000 with the breakthrough single Yellow, Coldplay quickly became one of the biggest bands of the new millennium, honing a mix of introspective Brit-pop and anthemic rock that ..more

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Kasabian

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Kasabian took the British press by storm in the early 2000s by mixing traces of the Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, and Primal Scream with Oasis-sized confidence and DJ Shadow-influenced ..more

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The xx

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Jesus And Mary Chain

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Like the Velvet Underground, their most obvious influence, the chart success of the Jesus and Mary Chain was virtually nonexistent, but their artistic impact was incalculable; quite simply, the ..more

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Ride

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With their first records, Ride created a unique wall of sound that relied on massive, trembling distortion in the vein of My Bloody Valentine but with a simpler, more direct melodic approach. Th ..more

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Phoenix

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The French group Phoenix draw elements from their eclectic ’80s upbringing to arrive at a satisfying blend of rock and synthesizers. Vocalist Thomas Mars, bassist Deck d’Arcy, and guitaris ..more

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Temples

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British neo-psychedelic band Temples make trippy psychedelic pop that combines the experimental sound of bands like the Move and mid-period Byrds with the classic song craftsmanship of the ..more

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Slowdive

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Named after a word in one of Nick Chaplin’s dreams -- not from a Siouxsie and the Banshees single -- Slowdive formed in Reading, England, in late 1989. The group originally consisted of Nei ..more

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The Charlatans (UK)

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For many years, the Charlatans UK were perceived as the also-rans of Madchester, the group that didn’t capture the Zeitgeist like the Stone Roses or the band that failed to match the mad genre-b ..more

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The Strypes

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Upon their arrival, the Strypes attracted as much attention for their members’ ages (between 16 and 17) as they did for their influences (Dr. Feelgood, Rockpile, Howlin’ Wolf, and the Ya ..more

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Mew

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The members of space pop innovators Mew first met in the seventh grade in Hellerup, Denmark. Before they could even play instruments, the ambitious youths -- singer Jonas Bjerre, guitarist ..more

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Dirty Projectors

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Dirty Projectors are the project of Dave Longstreth, a former Yale student who left college to become one of the most prolific and unique indie singer/songwriters of the early 2000s. In ea ..more

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Spoon

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With their heady blend of precision punk and serpentine classic rock (the band has drawn comparisons to everyone from the Pixies and Sonic Youth to Elvis Costello and Tom Petty), enigmatic ..more

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Fleet Foxes

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Seattle’s Fleet Foxes are led by vocalist/guitarist Robin Pecknold, who fashioned his band’s earthy, harmony-rich sound in honor of such perennial ’60s artists as Bob Dylan, Neil Young, ..more

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!!!

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!!!, which can be pronounced by repeating any one-syllable percussive sound three times (e.g., chk chk chk), formed in 1996 after the demise of the Yah Mos; while on tour, members of that post ..more

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Father John Misty

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Singer/songwriter J. Tillman’s music paints languid, sadly beautiful portraits of love and life on the margins with the moody depth of Nick Drake and the country-influenced textures of Ryan Ad ..more

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