Posts Tagged ‘Alternative rock’

She Wants Revenge

She Wants Revenge

Considered part of the post-punk revival movement of the ’00s, She Wants Revenge have been compared to Interpol, although their musical influences are far wider and range from the dance acts of the ’80s and the alternative rock groups of the ’90s to the darker rock of The Cure and Bauhaus.

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Kill Hannah

Kill Hannah

Kill Hannah plays a sort of futuristic sounding electronic rock that will appeal to fans of Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, White Rose Movement, Shiny Toy Guns, and Apoptygma Berzerk v.2.0.

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Puressence

Puressence

One can only wonder how a band that combines so many different facets of Manchester music (the acid house scene, The Stone Roses, The Happy Mondays, James, even Joy Division) doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. Puressence are probably one of England’s best kept secrets.

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Zoot Woman

Zoot Woman

Credited by many within the music industry as one of the most important forerunners of electroclash, Zoot Woman are an English electronic music group made up of Adam Blake, Johnny Blake, and Stuart Price (also known as Thin White Duke, Jacques Lu Cont, and Les Rythmes Digitales).

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Decorate Decorate

Decorate Decorate

Decorate Decorate are musically influenced by David Bowie, My Bloody Valentine, Joy Division, and Sonic Youth. As for their lyrics, they cite Marquis de Sade, Albert Camus, Fjodor Dostojevskij, and Friedrich Nietzsche amongst others.

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Julian Plenti

Julian Plenti

Julian Plenti is the side-project of Interpol’s lead singer, lyricist, and guitarist Paul Banks.Although Banks has written and performed under the Plenti moniker for several years, his first official release is going to be an album called Julian Plenti Is… Skyscraper, due out on August 4th via Matador Records.

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Bad Lieutenant

Bad Lieutenant

Following Peter Hook’s departure from New Order in the Spring of 2007, Bernard Sumner (guitar, vocals) and Phil Cunningham (guitar) formed Bad Lieutenant alongside Jake Evans (guitar, vocals). What remains to be seen is whether this band will top Freebass, aka Hooky’s new project.

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Carolina Liar

Carolina Liar

Ranging from soul-searching ballads to spunky guitar rave-ups, Carolina Liar’s infectious and delectable indie pop will please fans of The Killers, Snow Patrol, and The Fray.

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Kasabian

Kasabian

Kasabian are an alternative rock band who have often been compared with Primal Scream due to their similar electronica / indie rock fusion, The Stone Roses, and Oasis, with whom they share confidence, swagger, and rough vocal style.

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Tinted Windows

Tinted Windows

Tinted Windows is an American rock supergroup formed in New York by guitarist James Iha, previously of The Smashing Pumpkins and A Perfect Circle, singer Taylor Hanson of Hanson, bassist Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne and Ivy, and Bun E. Carlos of Cheap Trick.

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