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From last.fm. A mixture of 80s folk rock, countrybilly & anorak pop, recent indie & hip hop and a nice bit of classic banjo picking.

I'm into indie, alternative, british, folk and rock, including:
The Men They Couldn't Hang, The Go! Team, The Pogues, Allo Darlin', Arcade Fire, White Lies, The Boothill Foot-Tappers, Manic Street Preachers, The Decemberists, Old Crow Medicine Show, The Penny Black Remedy, Elastica, Kings of Leon, Stornoway, Bombay Bicycle Club, Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine, Belle and Sebastian, The Primitives, Two Door Cinema Club, The Coral, The Darling Buds, Eminem, Biffy Clyro, The View, Warpaint, Band of Skulls, The Charlatans, The Drums, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, The Pretty Reckless, Falling Run Bluegrass Band, Alela Diane, Kanye West, The Raconteurs, Vampire Weekend, Mark Ronson & The Business Intl, The Soup Dragons, The Gaslight Anthem, Ellen and the Escapades, Gorillaz, Hot Chip, The Temper Trap, Noah and the Whale, Dave Rawlings Machine, Mountain Man, The Selecter, Museum, The National, Flatt & Scruggs with the Foggy Mountain Boys, Caribou.

Check out my music taste: http://www.last.fm/user/richgreen01

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gbsteve
Feb. 27th, 2011 11:44 am (UTC)
Elastica is apparently our only point of contact.
richgreen01
Feb. 27th, 2011 12:59 pm (UTC)
Hmmmm, that album was a Christmas present from kb98. I do like a bit of Britpop but don't seem to have listened to much recently.

Who else do you like?
gbsteve
Feb. 27th, 2011 04:16 pm (UTC)
Of what you lke, Gorillaz, Kings of Leon, Carter and the Foggy Mountain Boys. The Racounteurs are OK but I preferred the White Stripes. Otherwise, it's mostly Grunge, Punk, Indie Rock and Metal.

Here's my list:
Black Sabbath, Sonic Youth, PJ Harvey, The Kills, Dinosaur Jr., Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Jesus Lizard, Portishead, Pavement, Le Tigre, Hole, The Strokes, Be Your Own Pet, Massive Attack, Butthole Surfers, Mudhoney, Meat Puppets, Sebadoh, Thurston Moore, The Clash, Unwound, The Raveonettes, Björk, Tricky, Sneaker Pimps, Moloko, Soundgarden, The Velvet Underground, Slint, Stone Temple Pilots, Bikini Kill, Elastica, Hüsker Dü, Minutemen, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Polvo, Blood Red Shoes, Dead Kennedys, Lamb, L7, Tool, The Stranglers, Big Black, Hooverphonic, Stiff Little Fingers, The Damned, The Ruts, Alice in Chains, The Smashing Pumpkins.
richgreen01
Feb. 27th, 2011 04:38 pm (UTC)
I really don't like Metal, but most of the punk and trip hop bands on your list feature in my last fm library. Never really got into Sonic Youth, Butthole Surfers or Mudhoney.

There's a few I don't know that I really should check out - Be Your Own Pet, Le Tigre, The Jesus Lizard, The Kills, Hooverphonic, Slint and Sebadoah.
gbsteve
Feb. 28th, 2011 11:59 am (UTC)
Slint are Math Rock, weird, sparse, heavy in parts, possibly like Grunge played by Jazz musicians. Jesus Lizard are a sleazier version of Slint, with more shouting. They were incredible live. Whereas Slint just stood there, David Yow was like Iggy Pop with his energy and undressing. Both bands were incredibly tight.

Sebadoh, I've seen loads. In a previous incarnation Lou Barlow invented hardcore but then went onto to lo-fi folky things which I think you might well enjoy. They were even on Top of the Pops once.

The Mountain Goats aren't in your list either (or mine). Check out Heretic Pride, in particular Sax Rohmer and Lovecraft in Brooklyn.
richgreen01
Mar. 1st, 2011 11:10 pm (UTC)
Math Rock, you say? I will have to check that out!
richgreen01
Mar. 2nd, 2011 07:32 am (UTC)
Just sent you a last.fm friend request. It says our musical compatibility is high:

Music you have in common includes Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine, Elastica, Pop Will Eat Itself, Blood Red Shoes and Half Man Half Biscuit.
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