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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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Suede

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Suede kick started the Brit-pop revolution of the ’90s, bringing English indie pop/rock music away from the swirling layers of shoegazing and dance-pop fusions of Madchester, and reinst ..more

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Libertines

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The Libertines joined the pop fray of 2002, competing with the likes of the Strokes, Hives, Vines, and Doves with their debut single, What a Waster. The Bernard Butler-produc ..more

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Thom Yorke

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Few rock singers of the ’90s were as original and instantly unforgettable as Thom Yorke, as his band, Radiohead, became one of the biggest bands of the 21st century after making a career out ..more

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Stereophonics

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A bright new noise in U.K. alternative rock in the ’90s and into the new millennium, Stereophonics were comprised of vocalist/guitarist Kelly Jones, bassist Richard Jones, guitarist Adam Zi ..more

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Muse

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Muse’s fusion of progressive rock, glam, electronica, and Radiohead-influenced experimentation is crafted by guitarist/vocalist Matthew Bellamy, bassist Chris Wolstenholme, and drummer D ..more

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Chvrches

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Spelling their name with a v instead of a u to differentiate themselves in Internet searches, Glasgow’s frosty electro-pop trio Chvrches feature singer Lauren Mayberry and keyboardists/vocal ..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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Beach House

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Despite its summery name, Beach House creates music that is dark, dreamy, and alluringly hypnotic. Baltimore residents Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand (the niece of French composer Michel ..more

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Primal Scream

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Primal Scream’s career could in many ways be read as a microcosm of British indie rock in the ’80s and ’90s. Bobby Gillespie formed the band in the mid-’80s while drumming for goth-tinged ..more

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Tortoise

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Tortoise revolutionized American indie rock in the mid-’90s by playing down tried-and-true punk and rock & roll influences, emphasizing instead the incorporation of a variety of left-field ..more

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Dead Weather

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Another project founded by Jack White, Dead Weather began after the Raconteurs toured the U.S. with the Kills in summer 2008. Toward the end of the tour, bronchitis made it difficult for { ..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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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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Alabama Shakes

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Muscle Shoals-inspired, Athens, Alabama-based quartet Alabama Shakes formed in 2009 around the talents of Brittany Howard, Zac Cockrell, Steve Johnson, and Heath Fogg. Originally simply called the Sha ..more

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Yo La Tengo

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Yo La Tengo are in many respects the quintessential critics’ band: in addition to their adventurous eclecticism, defiant independence, and restless creative ambition -- three qualities that virtual ..more

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Blur

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Initially, Blur were one of the multitude of British bands that appeared in the wake of the Stone Roses, mining the same swirling, pseudo-psychedelic guitar pop, only with louder guitars. ..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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