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Debaser
02-28-2002, 01:38 AM
Band: The Pulsars

How discovered: They opened for Weezer during their Pinkerton tour.

Sound like: Alternative + pop hooks + computer sounds

song that I defy you to not like: "Technology"

other comments: The band only released one absolutely perfect album before they broke up. http://www.netphoria.org/wwwboard/frown.gif

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bittertrance
02-28-2002, 02:08 AM
i be lovin the pulasrs too

i love bis...it seems like noone knows who they are

Debaser
02-28-2002, 02:25 AM
Band: Bis

How discovered: Music pusher, Jared, forced me to listen to them.

Sound like: 80's New Wave + Pop + female & male lead singers + techno

song that I defy you to not like: "Dead Wrestlers"

other comments: The sound like a modern 80's band, or "nu new wave"

(your turn, people)

fuck
02-28-2002, 02:30 AM
Band: The Beatles

Discoverd: Parents' vinyl collection

Sound like: 60's Brit-pop/rock

Song I defy you not like: Eleanor Rigby

Other comments: I have no idea where you'd find their stuff.

French lover Sébastien
02-28-2002, 05:33 AM
Bis seriously sucks. Clinic is better, in the nu new wave thing.

band: Call Me Loretta

How Discovered : on xfm unsigned

sound like : walls of guitars with an angelic voice. Heavy Sonic Youth influence (so you Placebo freaks should love it)

Songs I defy you not to like : 'Catching Me Back' and 'Leafless Mind'

strange_one
02-28-2002, 07:24 AM
<font color=FF00FF> I agree Bis are shit
my turn, you might know these guys if you're aussie.
Band - Rocket Science

Discovered - Supporting Even and You Am I during a few tours

Sound Like - The band use a theramin, a highly under-rated instrument. they play straight forward psychodelic-tinged power pop with a late 60's feel.

Songs that Rock - Burn In Hell, One Robot, Run Like A Gun

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Example
02-28-2002, 07:46 AM
Yeah, I love Call Me Loretta!

Band: The Exit Drills

How Discovered: Garageband.com

Sound like: indie rock roughed up on the noise tip with an old-school punk feel to it

Song I defy you not to like: You(song)

NegaBenji
02-28-2002, 08:46 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by bittertrance:
i be lovin the pulasrs too

i love bis...it seems like noone knows who they are</font>

Everyone's watched the Powerpuff Girls at least once

doctor gonzo
02-28-2002, 10:55 AM
Band: The Residents

How discovered: after hearing Primus cover one of their tunes on Miscellaneous Debris (the tune in question being "Hello Skinny"), i went out and bought one of their albums.

Sound like: uhhhh....kind of hard/impossible to describe. at first, i was actually frightened by the music. i figured if the music was powerful enough to elicit fear, then it deserved a little more checking out. i'm now a rabid fan of their work.

Song i defy you to LIKE: any.

Other comments: this avante-garde band has been around for 30 years now, and to this day no one knows who the members are. they believe that individual recognition takes away from their collective art, and so have kept their identities a secret. on stage, they perform usually dressed in tuxedos with giant eyeballs for heads (complete with tophats), save for Mr. Skull, whose eyeball head was stolen while on tour years ago. he now wears, you guessed it, a black skull.

every album they've put out has been a concept album of some sort. for example, one of their most critically acclaimed albums, "Eskimo", is based entirely on actual eskimo ceremonies and legends (i forget the specific tribe).
then there's "The Commercial Album", in which the Residents figure that in the future, music is so watered down and the attention span of the general public so short that pop songs are reduced to minute-long commercial jingles. the album is comprised of forty of these jingles, representing thier own bizarre Top 40.

The Residents are also credited with being the pioneers of the music video, and have works in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art.

for more info, go here: www.residents.com (http://www.residents.com)
to purchase Residents albums, go here: www.ralphamerica.com (http://www.ralphamerica.com)

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Debaser
02-28-2002, 10:58 AM
i can't find any exit drill songs on audiogalaxy...

bittertrance
02-28-2002, 11:11 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by strange_one:
<font color=FF00FF> I agree Bis are shit

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have you heard Return to Central?

a lot of people hate bis from hearing New transistor Heroes, which i can see because it is an aquired taste....but they have grown so much musically in the past 3-4 years

spaceboy147
02-28-2002, 12:35 PM
Band: Balzac
How discovered: Misfits tribute album
Sound like: the Japanese Misfits
song that I defy you to not like: "Long Way"

other comments: this bands a lot of fun to listen to. Very influenced by the Misfits,but they've also got some wierd noise stuff happening in a few songs, can barely understand what the hell they're saying, but its good modern punk, which is hard to come by.

pale_princess
02-28-2002, 12:54 PM
Band: the hidden cameras.
How discovered: one of my roommates is friends with some of the members. she took me to see them open for the moldy peaches and i was convinced.
Sound like: gay folk church music. kinda like belle and sebastian but much more raunchy, gay-themed lyrics.
song that I defy you to not like: "ban marriage"
other comments: http://www.mp3.com/thehiddencameras
band members are prominent at my house parties.


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. "- clint.

Jesse Miller
02-28-2002, 12:59 PM
Band: Lifter Puller

How discoverd: I went to heckle them at a show in 1999, but they rocked just to damned hard! Godamned them! The bass player nearly fell on me in a rockinroll rage. I've been hooked ever since.

Sound like: art-punk; Les Savy Fav meets old school hiphop-esque, beat-poet rantings...

Song: Lifter Puller VS The End of The Evening

Other comments: Lyrics concern the seedy Minneapolis underworld, with pimps and junkies, ballers and ravers. Lyrics also tells a story, spread through 3 albums and an EP, about the Nighclub Fires, and reoccuring characters Nightclub Dwight, The Eyepatch Guy, and the ever-ravin Jenny. LFTR PLLR broke up after the album Fiestas and Fiascos, in 2000, arguably one of the best releases that year. Go to www.lifterpuller.com (http://www.lifterpuller.com) for more info and see two live shows in NY at www.dcn.com (http://www.dcn.com) ...

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ecate
02-28-2002, 01:24 PM
Name --> Dark Sanctuary
How Discovered --> i don't remember, maybe just surfin on the net
Sound Like --> Gothica, Lupercalia but not so medieval.. sweet goth music, with bells, rain, french lyrics and an angelic atmosphere..
Song --> try downloading Funerailles.. i love it!
Other comments --> nothing. just try..

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silvergeek
02-28-2002, 01:46 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by pale_princess:
Band: the hidden cameras.
How discovered: one of my roommates is friends with some of the members. she took me to see them open for the moldy peaches and i was convinced.
Sound like: gay folk church music. kinda like belle and sebastian but much more raunchy, gay-themed lyrics.
song that I defy you to not like: "ban marriage"
other comments: http://www.mp3.com/thehiddencameras
band members are prominent at my house parties.
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shit, man! this is some great shit!

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snickerdoodles
02-28-2002, 02:03 PM
i bet most of you have heard of this band, but in case not:

The Weakerthans

How discovered: friend convinced me to listen to them.

Sound like: very emotional (almost lovey-dovey at times) "power pop".

song that you will like: "This is a fire door never leave open"

other comments: the key is in the lyrics.

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killtheyouth
02-28-2002, 02:13 PM
im sure some people have heard these guys before, but probably not in a few years...

band: Wax
how discovered: video on mtv with guy on fire trying to catch bus. saw it several years ago, then again last year. went on a quest to find their record.

sounds like: alternative/punk

song i dare you not to like: "California"

other comments: the guy in the video is on fire. thats so cool. im sure you heard this song on mtv/radio but forgot about it.

Irrelevant
02-28-2002, 02:15 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by pale_princess:
kinda like belle and sebastian</font>

*loses interest*

Irrelevant
02-28-2002, 02:16 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by killtheyouth:
other comments: the guy in the video is on fire. thats so cool. im sure you heard this song on mtv/radio but forgot about it.</font>

*beavis and butthead flashback*

Egadsman
02-28-2002, 02:39 PM
Band: Deadly Nightshade Family Singers
How discovered: Found in my boss's (www.musiccityattractions.com) promo bin.
Sound like: They describe themselves "Alternative Parlor Music"
Song that I defy you to not like: "Weightlessness In Space" and "Cars"
other comments: http://www.deadlynightshade.net/

and

Band: Sensational Alex Harvey Band
How discovered: Dad's vinyls
Sound like: A Theatrical/glam inteligent AC/DC
song that I defy you to not like: "Next", "Man In The Jar" and "Gangbang"
other comments: You guys might have heard of Alex and the guys if he didn't drink himself to death (huh, kinda like Ac/DC's first lead singer) at the peak of their career.

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mewl
02-28-2002, 02:59 PM
<font color=#9999ff> I like Scratching Post. They're Canadian and I heard about them from my friend Carolyn who's obsessed with them. They are like...scary rock music but not evil sounding or anything. That sounded really blonde. I dunno how to describe them. They're good. http://www.scratchingpost.com

Nate the Grate
02-28-2002, 03:30 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by killtheyouth:
im sure some people have heard these guys before, but probably not in a few years...

band: Wax
how discovered: video on mtv with guy on fire trying to catch bus. saw it several years ago, then again last year. went on a quest to find their record.

sounds like: alternative/punk

song i dare you not to like: "California"

other comments: the guy in the video is on fire. thats so cool. im sure you heard this song on mtv/radio but forgot about it.</font>

oh wow...I have that beavis and butthead episode with that video on tape. I have never really heard the band. but I will now.

ps. that is one of the best b-bh "videos" they ever did.

FearFactory
02-28-2002, 03:39 PM
<font color="orange">Unless it was just you playing all the instruments and only listened to it yourself for your own enjoyment, it's impossible to know a band that nobody's heard of.

That being said, everyone should check out these two bands:

Loudermilk
Sinisstar (I swear the vocalist sounds like a cross between Axl Rose and Marilyn Manson)
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THRILLHO
02-28-2002, 04:26 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by mewl:
<font color=#9999ff> I like Scratching Post. They're Canadian and I heard about them from my friend Carolyn who's obsessed with them. They are like...scary rock music but not evil sounding or anything. That sounded really blonde. I dunno how to describe them. They're good. http://www.scratchingpost.com</font>

i've heard of them, and really can't stand them

FearFactory
02-28-2002, 05:17 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Mayfuck:
^
:sigh:

:has heard about every of these bands so far:
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<font color="orange">UR 2,2 1ND13 4 M3!
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Nate the Grate
02-28-2002, 05:25 PM
The Mathletes

*waits for replies*

todustiguess
02-28-2002, 05:28 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by strange_one:

my turn, you might know these guys if you're aussie.
Band - Rocket Science
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yes yes, I concur - very catchy stuff.

Red Wine Cage
02-28-2002, 06:00 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by killtheyouth:
im sure some people have heard these guys before, but probably not in a few years...

band: Wax
how discovered: video on mtv with guy on fire trying to catch bus. saw it several years ago, then again last year. went on a quest to find their record.

sounds like: alternative/punk

song i dare you not to like: "California"

other comments: the guy in the video is on fire. thats so cool. im sure you heard this song on mtv/radio but forgot about it.</font>
aw,man,I thought I was the only one!!
The album that song is on is an alright one,I guess.Pretty basic.They had one before that one--I have it, but haven't given it a spin.I bought their tape in 1997, but bought the CD four years ago--they're a guilty pleasure.

My pick:Leah Andreone

How discovered:saw used CD for $3 and gave it a whirl

sounds like:folk rock, but with a jazz influence

songs you'd like: "starstruck bastard", and "come sunday morning"

other comments:um...check her out?



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frail_and_bedazzled
02-28-2002, 06:28 PM
TEH SMASHING PUMPKINS!

they have this one song, rat in a cage, itz so underground i bet none of yuo know it at all.

looking through my cd collection...hmmm..

i have some indie compilations, fairly obscure artists..

but generally..maybe

seely?
gusgus
add(n)tox
space juniors
solex
black heart procession
man or astroman
friends' bands...
i guess that's it. you've probably heard of most, if not all of those...

Irrelevant
02-28-2002, 06:32 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Mayfuck:
^
:sigh:

:has heard about every of these bands so far:

:yawn: C'mon guys! http://www.netphoria.org/wwwboard/tongue.gif</font>

have you heard of Phoenix Down!

how about Dead Horse!

Mr Snatch-O-Rama
02-28-2002, 06:34 PM
Band: MC Vapour

Discovered: Through a mate

Sound: kinda tricky to describe - speedy london/essex garage.

Songs: Move Your Body, Lyrical Library, Halloween (Phantom Of The Opera), Dubplate Style

Comments: http://www.piratetunes.fsnet.co.uk

Irrelevant
02-28-2002, 06:35 PM
good-to-mediocre local bands (i don't know them well enough to recommend songs though):

Shiner
Reflector
Creature Comforts
The Casket Lottery
Ghosty
Flick
Ultimate Fakebook
Glitter Kicks
Paw
Frogpond

Deege
02-28-2002, 06:51 PM
Raging Slab.
had a chance at a big break...in 1989 MTV played their video "Don't Dog Me", and in 1993 they had a video with Gary Coleman in it called "Anywhere But Here"...they are like a more southern rock sounding Black Crowes, but way better.

oh, and a lot of people know them since they were on ozzfest last year, but noone here has ever mentioned Black Label Society.

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FearFactory
02-28-2002, 07:11 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Deege:

oh, and a lot of people know them since they were on ozzfest last year, but noone here has ever mentioned Black Label Society.

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<font color="orange">Uh... I have...
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Graveflower
02-28-2002, 08:30 PM
Sean Casey.

No songs available on internet.

Sounds like one person playing the bass and mumbling incoherently.

James is Cool
02-28-2002, 09:15 PM
Band: The Stratford 4

How discovered: Audiogalaxy, I believe

Sound like: Pavement, Sonic Youth

songs that I defy you to not like: Rebecca, All Mistakes Are Mine



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autumnNOCTURNE
02-28-2002, 09:26 PM
I've got two:

Band: THE SUPERJESUS (Nobody on this continent has heard of them, anyway.)

How discovered: One day just listening to random Aussie music.

Sound like: Uh . . . Smashing Pumpkins.

song that I defy you to not like: "Down Again" and "Letter to the Peace Corp"

other comments: They've never toured Canada, and I fear they may never. They are unbelievably good. Been hooked on all I've got by them for the last 7 months.

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Band: THE DEARS

How Discovered: Opener for Sloan in November.

Sound Like: No one I know. They just rock. Beautiful.

trine
02-28-2002, 09:28 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by frail_and_bedazzled:
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man or astroman
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autumnNOCTURNE
02-28-2002, 09:28 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by mewl:
<font color=#9999ff> I like Scratching Post.</font>

HAR!

My friend did t-shirt art for them http://www.netphoria.org/wwwboard/smile.gif

I like "Leon" . . . Everything else is kinda blah.

autumnNOCTURNE
02-28-2002, 09:31 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by strange_one:
Discovered - Supporting Even and You Am I during a few tours</font>

Two great bands in their own right!

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The band use a theramin, a highly under-rated instrument.</font>

Yes!
Most people don't even know what that is.

Garbage use one on their new album on "Cup of Coffee" -- it makes it very cool.

Czarina
02-28-2002, 09:35 PM
Band: Eric's Trip

How discovered: they played at a bar across the street from my house. awesome show.

Sound like: ?? i guess they're pretty indierock and stuff.

song that I defy you to not like: 'my room' and 'behind the garage'

other comments: canadian. good stuff. i'm sure there's someone on these boards that has heard them.

lucky_13
02-28-2002, 09:38 PM
uh...

band: the essex green
discovered: cmj disc 2 years ago
sound like: cute tree hugging indie pop
song that i defy you not to like: mrs. bean

band: the sheila divine
discovered: opened up for morrissey
sound like: a poppier pumpkins with a lead singer who has the most amazing rock voice ever
song that i defy you not to like: hum

Czarina
02-28-2002, 09:41 PM
sorry, i have to do one more.

band: Loveage

how discovered: a friend recommended them to me. he said it was hot sex music.

sound like: ?? i'm not good at this question.

song that i defy you to not like: 'stroker ace' and ... damnit. i can't remember the names. just look them up. they're good.

comments: these guys are one of mike patton's projects. kid koala is in on it and hell i can't recall the girl's name.
just download them. now.

starla dear
02-28-2002, 09:44 PM
desaparecidos.

mmm. good.

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killtheyouth
02-28-2002, 09:53 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Graveflower:
Sean Casey.

No songs available on internet.

Sounds like one person playing the bass and mumbling incoherently.</font>

i've heard of him. that collaboration he did with Thom Yorke and Timbaland was pretty phat.

Graveflower
02-28-2002, 09:53 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by killtheyouth:
i've heard of him. that collaboration he did with Thom Yorke and Timbaland was pretty phat.</font>

???????????

bittertrance
03-01-2002, 12:41 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by James is Cool:
Band: The Stratford 4

How discovered: Audiogalaxy, I believe

Sound like: Pavement, Sonic Youth

songs that I defy you to not like: Rebecca, All Mistakes Are Mine

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woo!!

i just got their cd off of ebay

Debaser
03-01-2002, 01:20 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by lucky_13:

band: the sheila divine
discovered: opened up for morrissey
sound like: a poppier pumpkins with a lead singer who has the most amazing rock voice ever
song that i defy you not to like: hum</font>



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Mustard
03-01-2002, 01:44 AM
not a band, but Stuart Davis.

Slurpee
03-01-2002, 02:18 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Czarina:

Band: Eric's Trip
</font>They're good... weren't some of their members in another, more well known band?

Injektilo
03-01-2002, 02:32 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by autumnNOCTURNE:
Band: THE DEARS

How Discovered: Opener for Sloan in November.

Sound Like: No one I know. They just rock. Beautiful.</font>

damn, I was gonna do them.

If you get the chance to see them live anywhere near you, you've gotta see them. I like their studio stuff, but its nothing compared to what they sound like live. its simply incredible the way they add to all the songs. all 7 members just going nuts on the jams at the end... wow.
www.thedears.org (http://www.thedears.org)

Hazza
03-01-2002, 04:29 AM
Band: Blind Guardian
They Play: "Melodic Power ****l"
They Sound like: Choir + Bruce ****enson + ****llica
heard them while listening to "3 hrs of power" (aus ****l radio show)

Band: Col. Les Claypool's Fearless Flying Frog Brigade
They Play: "Jam music, errr...i dunno"
They Sound like: Sausage + Keys & Sax.
found out due that it was one of Les Claypool's side projects (i wanted to know why he wasn't doin' primus!)

Band: Resin Dogs
They Play: "Hip/Trip Hop"
They Sound Like: Uhhh... Hip Hop Drummer + Wicked Dj + ...uhh they just are FUNKY!
Found out about them while listening to aus radio

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rosesarefading
03-01-2002, 04:48 AM
Haven - new band out of manchester. Johnny Marr produced them. singer has a beautiful voice. sound sorta like the trashcan sinatras. less folky more rocky.
Download: Say Something & Let it Live

Healers - Johnny Marr's (smiths) band
Download: Last Ride

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autumnNOCTURNE
03-01-2002, 12:47 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Injektilo:
damn, I was gonna do them.

If you get the chance to see them live anywhere near you, you've gotta see them. I like their studio stuff, but its nothing compared to what they sound like live. its simply incredible the way they add to all the songs. all 7 members just going nuts on the jams at the end... wow.
www.thedears.org (http://www.thedears.org)</font>

Har.

I bought "For the Dahlias..."

Not what I was expecting.
Nope.

Is Hollywood Bedtime Story better? What was the one they were selling at the Sloan show?

Injektilo
03-01-2002, 02:25 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by autumnNOCTURNE:
Har.

I bought "For the Dahlias..."

Not what I was expecting.
Nope.

Is Hollywood Bedtime Story better? What was the one they were selling at the Sloan show?</font>


ahahaaa... see, you got screwed. Nor The Dahlias is the lead singers first project... think The Marked before SP. They were called the dears, but sound nothing like they do after all the current muscians joined. The guy (murry lightborn or something) didn't want his label to even release the cd cause he was embarrased of it.
Hollywood Bedtime Story is the real Dears album, and Orchestrial Pop Noir Romantique is the real Dears EP. Get either of those to get a taste of what you heard at the sloan show. Even then though, the studio songs don't sound half as good as they do live, and it takes a few listens to really get into them.


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december_drummer
03-02-2002, 01:18 PM
band: shun
where i heard them: in concert with another obscure band called born empty.
sound: if radiohead met the deftones...
song: all of them. they can be dloaded off mp3.com

i swear, this band rocks. and they have one of the best drummers i have ever heard live. they only have 6 or 7 songs on mp3 so it wouldn't be any trouble to dload the "michael in reign" ep.

mojo
03-02-2002, 01:25 PM
I wouldn't quiee say "nobody" but...the wedding present - brash tuneful 80s indie band - & big faves of jimmy eat world. best album their heartbreaking-but-exhilerating debut "george best".

Nothing/everything
03-02-2002, 01:42 PM
Band: Fireside

How discovered: Read an album review in a magazine, and was totally blown away by their performance here

Sound like: Hard "emo" rock - Avant garde rock

song that I defy you to not like: Take a down

other comments: Their first album was a loud screaming hard rocking emotional angry piece of work, but their last has all that most prgressive guitar bands wish they had.


Band: Motorpsycho

How discovered: Friend gave me an album to listen to

Sound like: Almost everything with a guitar in it, extreme quality. ****l, trash, country, poppish rock, punk, 70ties pop, prog-rock, The who, surf, etc. Depends on wich album you get.

song that I defy you to not like: Vortex surfer

other comments: Best fucking live band of Europe. Concerts took about 3 hours back in '98, with an epic 1 hour composition every now and then. Huge catalog, very 1337 trade group (guess who's in)

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Maybe I’m better off living on my own
Far away from friends that I don’t want to hurt

Would anybody miss me
If I went away for a couple of days
Or would I miss myself too much
Bootlist (http://www.geocities.com/pulseczarz/)

deodorant
03-02-2002, 06:18 PM
Band: The And/Ors

How discovered: We got their CD along with a Rainer Maria CD purchased from eBay

Sound like: Sensitive emo-boys (and girl) trying to play art-rock

songs that I defy you to not like: "At the Saturn Bar" and "Terror Eyes"

other comments: They're probably not all that unknown


Band: Blood Sledge Electric Death Chickens

How discovered: I was searching for Suicide Machines bass tabs about 5 years ago, and the only ones I could find were tabbed by a guy named Fidget, who played bass in a punk/ska band from the Detroit area called Half Moon. Half Moon's webpage had a link to the BSEDC web page. End of story.

Sound like: The Dead Milkmen + The Violent Femmes + The Frogs

songs that I defy you to not like: "Green Leaf" "It Fell Between My Knees", "Sex with Men", and "?"

other comments: i highly doubt many of you would really enjoy BSEDC's music....it's quite juvenile most of the time



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What is forgiveness?
It's just a dream
What is forgiveness?
It's everything...

Spaced
03-02-2002, 10:22 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by autumnNOCTURNE:

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Band: THE DEARS

How Discovered: Opener for Sloan in November.

Sound Like: No one I know. They just rock. Beautiful.</font>


Thanks for reminding me. I saw their video on muchmusic last year and loved it, i need to get one of their cds.

Red Wine Cage
03-03-2002, 05:20 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Irrelevant:
Frogpond</font>
yes, they are pretty good. "I Did" is good and so is "Sleep"...too bad they broke up a while back. http://www.netphoria.org/wwwboard/frown.gif

expelledfromparadise
03-03-2002, 07:09 PM
The band: Modest mouse
Sound Like: really fucking good music
Songs i defy you not to like: Third Planet, cities made of ashes, gravity rides everything (theres more but i dont remember the names there all good songs trust me)
oh and it always rains on a picnic

SlunkJunkie
03-03-2002, 08:00 PM
Band: The Orange Peels
How discovered: A friend of mine knows the singer and someone else in the band, and his roommate used to do their website.
Sounds like: Jangly 60's influenced indie pop. Brian Wilson, R.E.M., The Byrds
Song I defy you not to like: Something Strange Happens, Take Me Over
Comments: I heard one of their songs at Starbucks, so I guess they are getting some exposure.

lucky_13
03-03-2002, 08:21 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by SlunkJunkie:
Band: The Orange Peels</font>
hurrah! i love them. they are on spinart and i used to intern there. they be good people.

frail_and_bedazzled
03-03-2002, 08:34 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by lucky_13:
uh...

band: the essex green
discovered: cmj disc 2 years ago
sound like: cute tree hugging indie pop
song that i defy you not to like: mrs. bean

band: the sheila divine
discovered: opened up for morrissey
sound like: a poppier pumpkins with a lead singer who has the most amazing rock voice ever
song that i defy you not to like: hum</font>
the sheila divine are from buffalo...

frail_and_bedazzled
03-03-2002, 08:37 PM
sarah dougher...the butchies...the softies...team dresch...holly golightly...april march

jackboot7
03-03-2002, 09:54 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Czarina:


band: Loveage

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music to love your mother by

GlassDreams
03-03-2002, 10:14 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by expelledfromparadise:
The band: Modest mouse
</font>

Isn't the topic "bands that nobody's heard of?" You picked one of the most popular bands on this fucking board.

Imploding_Poptart
03-03-2002, 11:00 PM
Artist: Merlin

How discovered: my brother had the album 'merlin's arcade' before he traded it to me for something else.

Sound like: indie rock/pop/some humour

song that I defy you to not like: the playboy interview, redneck town

other comments: on Channel 3 records...he's from Montreal, if i'm not mistaken?...a little goofy in some songs, about fairly serious subjects. Merlin's Arcade is such a fun, catchy record.

expelledfromparadise
03-04-2002, 12:20 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by GlassDreams:
Isn't the topic "bands that nobody's heard of?" You picked one of the most popular bands on this fucking board.</font>

Well sorry I've only met one person who knew who they were (consequences of living in hickville Alberta) But it makes me happy to know other people know about them http://www.netphoria.org/wwwboard/smile.gif

Ria
03-04-2002, 12:25 AM
Placebo
i've been a fan since 97 and no one I know know of them at all. only tohse who either heard of them or are a fan

Pixey
03-04-2002, 01:29 AM
Band: Kill Hannah

How discovered: They're not discovered yet, they're a local Chicago band that plays at the Metro about once a month. Carson Daly likes em, and showed up at a show they held at some abandoned warehouse in the middle of nowhere, so they might be big soon..

Sound like: Smashing pumpkins, radiohead, but poppier

song that I defy you to not like: I wanna be a Kennedy, all that he wants, crybaby

other comments: The guys are so nice, and being hot is of course a nice added bonus. They're gonna be huge, pumpkins huge, i guarantee it(even billy likes them). . .if they don't kill themselves first.

But they're great. www.killhannah.com (http://www.killhannah.com) I love those guys, and Greg the bassist thinks I'm a "crazy girlie", lol. . .he's the one that likes coyote ugly.

Jesse Miller
03-04-2002, 01:38 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Pixey:
They're gonna be huge, pumpkins huge, i guarantee it(even billy likes them). . .if they don't kill themselves first.
</font>

We can all hope...

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Mason: Yes, I did fart... *and* I smell like poo.
Jesse: Oh, good. I was hoping it wasn't this couch.

Debaser
03-04-2002, 01:59 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Ria:
Placebo
i've been a fan since 97 and no one I know know of them at all. only tohse who either heard of them or are a fan </font>

I dig placebo. I have 99.999% (thru downloading) of everything they have ever released. I even saw them at a tiny concert in SF. They are apparently extremely popular in Europe.

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Pixey
03-04-2002, 02:03 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Jesse Miller:
We can all hope...

</font>
argh. . .

JiLLySP
03-04-2002, 03:53 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Irrelevant:
good-to-mediocre local bands (i don't know them well enough to recommend songs though):

Shiner
Reflector
Creature Comforts
The Casket Lottery
Ghosty
Flick
Ultimate Fakebook
Glitter Kicks
Paw
Frogpond</font>


Might I add The Anniversary, Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys, Rock Over London, and obviously...

THE GADJITS

to this list? Ryan, you threw me off at first because I was like, WTF?! Who all knows these bands from KC? Then I looked at your username. D'oh!

The Casket Lottery is excellent, and I adore Ultimate Fakebook. Most of those other bands are now-defunct though (i.e. The Glitter Kicks, Reflector, Frogpond) and I didn't *think* that Flick, Q, or Paw was still together.

For those clueless out there, the Kansas City music scene rocks the house. Like, at very many levels. It's such a mixing pot of old-school blues and jazz, new-school rock and roll, and a lot of this silly emo-esque stuff that's coming out these darned days (i.e. The Anniversary, The Get Up Kids).. I definitely recommend browsing around on

http://www.thezone.org/

and being informed. That's one thing I think Kansas City has that's great... the music scene.

done raving,
jillysp


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Honeyspider II
03-11-2002, 02:45 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Pixey:
Band: Kill Hannah

www.killhannah.com (http://www.killhannah.com)
</font>

I love Kill Hannah.
Billy had help them a lot. He said that they are the future of chicago rock. And maybe he can produce some tracks for them.

Dfresko
03-11-2002, 04:28 PM
The French Kicks

http://www.frenchkicks.com

NYC. Complex musical ideas wrapped around simple guitar riffs in short succint compositions.

Good, not great like their contemporaries, The Strokes. Lots of potential to be found.

-Dave

lucky_13
03-11-2002, 04:45 PM
oh i like the french kicks so much more. i think they are much more talented than the strokes are.

bittertrance
03-11-2002, 06:21 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by French lover Sébastien:
Bis seriously sucks. '</font>

hey...youre wrong

frail_and_bedazzled
03-11-2002, 07:17 PM
the yeah yeah yeahs!

lucky_13
03-11-2002, 09:00 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by frail_and_bedazzled:
the yeah yeah yeahs!</font>
*kills self*

Dfresko
03-12-2002, 08:48 AM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by lucky_13:
oh i like the french kicks so much more. i think they are much more talented than the strokes are. </font>

I don't... <shrug>

-Dave

lucky_13
03-12-2002, 01:21 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by Dfresko:
I don't... <shrug>

-Dave</font>
i know. you said that. http://www.netphoria.org/wwwboard/smile.gif

Dfresko
03-12-2002, 03:45 PM
<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Originally posted by lucky_13:
Originally posted by Dfresko:
I don't... <shrug>

-Dave</font>
i know. you said that. http://www.netphoria.org/wwwboard/smile.gif



haha... I just reread my post and what I meant was that both bands are good, neither are great, but both have the potential to be great.

I just picked up the Modern Age EP and the level of growth from that to Is This It? is astounding so I can only hope that the Kicks live up to the potential I'm hearing on their early recordings and follow suit down this path of success.
-Dave

disarmed1
03-12-2002, 04:59 PM
The Polyphonic Spree

Dallas Band - some ex members of Tripping Daisy form this 20+ member band...quite possibly the best band on earth...

--alan
www.thepolyphonicspree.com (http://www.thepolyphonicspree.com)
www.goodrecords.com (http://www.goodrecords.com)

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