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shpongled
SILVER Member since Jan 2009

Mr. IWantYouToGetDown
Location: Ohio, USA

Total posts: 86
Posted:So this is something that I usually find fun to do on other forums, and I think it would be especially interesting on this one as I'm sure there is a huge variety of really good music.

So yeah, just as it sounds...go down in alphabetical order and put your favorite artist that starts with that letter. Try and keep it to one if you can, however I totally understand...there will be a few that I just CAN'T leave off as favorite artists of all time...they just happen to start with the same letter.

Allman Brothers
Bassnectar/Bob Marley
Cypress Hill
Daft Punk/Disco Biscuits
ekoostik hookah
Foo Fighters
Grateful Dead
Hallucinogen
Infected Mushroom
Jay-Z
Keller Williams
Ludacris
MGMT
The New Deal/Notorious BIG

Papadosio- Favorite band of all time, personal connection with them is incredible
Queen
RJD2/Red Hot Chili Peppers
Sublime/Shpongle/Slightly Stoopid/STS9- Sublime is #2 all time, the other 3 round out the top 5 all time favorite
Theivery Corporation/Tupac
The Velvet Underground
Widespread Panic/Wu Tang
Yonder Mountain String Band
311

I went ahead and threw a band that started with a number down at the end too. So I'm sorry I didn't really follow my own rules and I listed multiple bands for a few letters...my bad its just so hard! If I could I would have more than one for almost every single letter probably! ha

Anyways guys have fun, I think this should be interesting.


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duvan


duvan

ancient oachkatzlschwoaf
Location: germany

Total posts: 249
Posted:uff, this is a tough one

amon tobin
bonobo
cut chemist
dj shadow
ethan stoller
flight of the conchords
georg kreisler
helios
irresistible force
jazzanova
krush, dj
lemon jellys
mischa maisky
nouvelle vague
o.p.m.
pressure drop
quannum
radiohead
soap kills
trentemller
ulrich schnauss
vanessa mae
william orbit
yoshida brothers
zero 7

arrgl, so there's one letter missing and that would be the "x"



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Seye
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

Seye

Geek
Location: Manchester, UK

Total posts: 1261
Posted:Originally Posted By: duvanuff, this is a tough one

amon tobin
bonobo
cut chemist
dj shadow
ethan stoller
flight of the conchords
georg kreisler
helios
irresistible force
jazzanova
krush, dj
lemon jellys
mischa maisky
nouvelle vague
o.p.m.
pressure drop
quannum
radiohead
soap kills
trentemller
ulrich schnauss
vanessa mae
william orbit
yoshida brothers
zero 7

arrgl, so there's one letter missing and that would be the "x"


You have amazing taste in music. A lot of my favourite artists are in that list. Jazzanova... #drools#


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_Poiboy_
GOLD Member since Jan 2004

_Poiboy_

bastard child of satan
Location: Raanana, Israel

Total posts: 1113
Posted:Amon Amarth, Ayreon
Balkan Beat Box, Bob Marley, Betzefer
Dark Tranquility, Damian Marley
Eluveitie
Folkearth
Gogol Bordello
Lamb of God
Morgan Heritage
Rammstein
Soldiers of Jah Army
Tomer Yosef


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shpongled
SILVER Member since Jan 2009

Mr. IWantYouToGetDown
Location: Ohio, USA

Total posts: 86
Posted:Also have to put DJ Endo on my D list...my favorite DJ

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duvan


duvan

ancient oachkatzlschwoaf
Location: germany

Total posts: 249
Posted:seye, let me thank you first of all but if a lot of your favourites are on my list then I have to congratulate you as well for YOUR amazing taste in music grin

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Aurinko
BRONZE Member since Aug 2006

Aurinko

hello!
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Total posts: 1034
Posted:Arcade Fire, Amy Winehouse
Buena Vista Social Club
Damien Rice, Dadafon
Janice Joplin
Michel Buble
Vaya Con Dios

well, that's not much of an alphabet, is it?


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shpongled
SILVER Member since Jan 2009

Mr. IWantYouToGetDown
Location: Ohio, USA

Total posts: 86
Posted:I mean thats whats up.

Have heard a few artists thus far that I didn't know before, I guess its working.


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_Aime_
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

_Aime_

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings, United Kingdom

Total posts: 4172
Posted:Abdominal
Bedouin Soundclash
The Crystal Method
Dan Le Sac VS Scroobius Pip
Evil Nine
Fat Freddy's Drop
Gorrilaz
Hot Chip
Only tack I have is 'Issac Hayes - Theme from Shaft' laugh3laugh3
Jeff Buckley
Kimya Dawson
Little Dragon
Mr. Rogers / Mr. Oizo / Mr. Scruff- can't pick one!
Neutral Milk Hotel
Portishead
Queen
Radiohead
The Skatalites
Trio Mocoto
The White Stripes
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Zack de la Rocha

Bit of this and that..

A very large collection of mixes not mentioned though...I don't really listen to much else at the momant. Breakbeat has taken over my life laugh3 white


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Aurinko
BRONZE Member since Aug 2006

Aurinko

hello!
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Total posts: 1034
Posted:I thought about it and came to the conclusion that authors are much easier for me than musicians. So I'll try it with authors now:

Adiga, Aravind; Amis, Martin
Barrie, James Matthew
Chraibi, Driss; Carey, Peter
Desai, Kiran
Frisch, Max
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
Hemingway, Ernest
Jansson, Tove; Joyce, James
Koestler, Arthur; Kundera, Milan; Kipling, Rudyard
Lovecraft, H.P.; Lewis, C.S.; Lindgren, Astrid; Lagerlff, Selma
Martel, Yann; Marber, Patrick
Naipaul, V.S.; Nabokov, Vladimir
Ondaatje, Michael
Poe, Edgar Allan
Roy, Arundhati; Rushdie, Salman
Stoker, Bram; Shelley, Mary; Stevenson, Robert Louis; Schiller, J.C.F.
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Wilde, Oscar

see, that works much better.


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Aurinko
BRONZE Member since Aug 2006

Aurinko

hello!
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Total posts: 1034
Posted:P.S. I've had to write them down with their surname first, because totally many have a first name that starts with either A or M, so that was no real distribution then. Just 2 groups.

a swapped test-playboy, set free by NOn, idolizing the tea fairy; Dragosani spiritual freedom agreement reached 18th Sept 2006

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shpongled
SILVER Member since Jan 2009

Mr. IWantYouToGetDown
Location: Ohio, USA

Total posts: 86
Posted:Aimee...love The Crystal Method as well...just saw them again in Columbus in November it was real tight.

I am also in love with breaks right now...you get down with DJ Endo much? Blessed Breaks is insane...and Chemistry, Graveyard Shift 3, and his Summer 07 Breaks Mix are all REAL good.


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shpongled
SILVER Member since Jan 2009

Mr. IWantYouToGetDown
Location: Ohio, USA

Total posts: 86
Posted:Just bringing this thread to the top...seeing if we can get some more discussion on it

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Mother_Natures_Son
SILVER Member since Aug 2007

Mother_Natures_Son

Rampant whirler.
Location: Geelong, Victoria, Australia!

Total posts: 2418
Posted:I'm going to be rotten at keeping to the rule, so I will make no pretense of trying.

Aimee I saw The Yeah yeah yeahs live, was good fun. grin

Animal Collective
Beatles, Bob Dylan, Butthole Surfers.
Chuck Berry
David Bowie, Dennis The Fox, The Doors.
Elvis Presley (50s mostly, bit of 60s, nothing to do with the LV comeback bs)
Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons
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The Hollies
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John Lennon, Johnny Cash
The Kinks
Lou Reed
The Mountain Goats, The Move
Neil Young
Old Crow Medicine Show.
Pink Floyd (Syd Barrett lead days)
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The Righteous Brothers
The Shins, Split Enz
Talking Heads
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The Velvet Underground
The Who (The Wiggles)
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The Zombies

There we go... only broke a few times...


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roarfire
SILVER Member since Jul 2004

roarfire

comfortably numb
Location: The countryside, Australia

Total posts: 2676
Posted:Atmosphere, Antony & The Johnsons
Ben Harper, Beck, Boyce Avenue
City & Colour, Crowded House
Death Cab For Cutie, Decoder Ring
Evermore, Evanescence
The Fray, Four Tet
Goo Goo Dolls
Hilltop Hoods, Hope
Iron & Wine, Imogen Heap
Jeff Buckley, John Mayer, Joshua Radin
Karine Polwart, Kings of Leon
Lily Allen, Lifehouse
Michael Franti & Spearhead, Muse, Mat Kearney
Newton Faulkner, NIN, Nickelback
One Republic, Oasis
The Postal Service, Pete Murray
Queens of the Stone Age
Radiohead, Rufus Wainwright
Sigur Ros, Sarah McLachlan, Snow Patrol
Tommy Emmanuel, Tori Amos, The Temper Trap
Unwritten Law, U2
The Verve, Van Halen
Walter Meego, Whitesnake
Xavier Rudd
You Am I
Zero 7

So much for keeping it to one every time. I just couldn't help myself redface


.All things are beautiful if we take the time to look.

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shpongled
SILVER Member since Jan 2009

Mr. IWantYouToGetDown
Location: Ohio, USA

Total posts: 86
Posted:Sigur Ros. Nice roarfire they are amazing.

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Mother_Natures_Son
SILVER Member since Aug 2007

Mother_Natures_Son

Rampant whirler.
Location: Geelong, Victoria, Australia!

Total posts: 2418
Posted:Agreed. I love the self titled album the most....


The idea to include a book you're supposed to write the meanings of the words in yourself -a stroke of genius.


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Arson86
SILVER Member since Feb 2009

Arson86

once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places...
Location: RI, USA

Total posts: 20
Posted:Aphex twin
Blues traveler
the Clash
Disco bisquits
Ekoostik hookah
Floyd(i know i cheated)
Grateful Dead
Hot tuna
Incubus
Jimi Hendrix
Kansas
Lotus
Massive attack
Necro
Otherwise
Pranava
Qwel
Robert randolph and the family band
String cheese incident
Third eye blind
Umphree's Mcgee
Victor Wooten
White Stripes
Xibit(not really his music but he's an alright actor lol)
neil Young
Zach deputy

that is really hard to do without delving into your ipod, but it was fun and gave my brain a workout try it!


ashes ashes all fall down...
...Sat Nam

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T-S-A
SILVER Member since May 2009

T-S-A

Magic Monkey Juice
Location: Saaf Ingerland Innet, England ...

Total posts: 252
Posted:A - Afro Celt Soundsystem / Ajja
B - Burn In Noise / Blut Aus Nord
C - Cryptopsy
D - Deviant Species
E - Enslaved / Emperor
F - Fear Factory
G - Gorelord
H - Heterogenesis
I - Immortal / In Flames / Ital
J - Joy Devision
K - Kingdom Of Sorrow
L - led Zep
M - Mayhem
N - Nine Inch Nails
O - Opeth
P - Pantera
Q - Queen (oh yeah ;))
R - Rastaliens / Reality Grid
S - Solar Fields / Satyricon
T - Tool
U - Ulver
V - Vader
W - Warp Technique
X - Xenomorph
Y - Yabyum
Z - Zen Mechanics


"We were making castles in the sand: Now we swim in the seas that swept them away"

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JaredW
SILVER Member since Oct 2009

JaredW

enthusiast
Location: Flying south for the winter., ...

Total posts: 375
Posted:A perfect Circle
BT
Coheed and Cambria
David Guetta
Everclear
Foo Fighters
Gorillaz
Hooverphonic
Insane Clown Posse
John Cougar
Kings of Leon
Linkin Park
MIA
Nine Inch Nails
Ozone
Pink
Queen
Rihanna
Stone Temple Pilots
Turmion Katilot
Union Underground
The Verve
Wallflowers
Xcabs
Zone Breakers


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T-S-A
SILVER Member since May 2009

T-S-A

Magic Monkey Juice
Location: Saaf Ingerland Innet, England ...

Total posts: 252
Posted:Originally Posted By: Thezack
Union Underground


Are they still going? Havn't heard them in AAAAGGGEEESSS.


"We were making castles in the sand: Now we swim in the seas that swept them away"

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JaredW
SILVER Member since Oct 2009

JaredW

enthusiast
Location: Flying south for the winter., ...

Total posts: 375
Posted:As far as I know the last thing they did was a live cd in 2002.

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AllToreUp
SILVER Member since May 2009

AllToreUp

the large print giveth, and the small print taketh away...
Location: Santa Fe/Albuquerque, NM, USA

Total posts: 19
Posted:Ohhh... Good idea!

Animal Collective
The Books
Cinematic Orchestra
Dosh
Editors
Foals
The Good, The Bad, and The Queen
The Hot Toddies
Irepress
Joanna Newsom
Kiss Kiss
Little People
The Most Serene Republic
No. 9
Operation Ivy
Prefuse 73
Q-Tip
Ratatat
Sigur Ros
Tom Waits / Tortoise
Under Byen
Vampire Weekend
Wale
Yeasayer
Zookeeper


I'm not saying there should be a capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?

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This Jaded Flesh
SILVER Member since Oct 2009

This Jaded Flesh

One soul is as good as another...
Location: England, Durham

Total posts: 323
Posted:Alot are doubled/tripled up but I couldn't leave them off ^^b

Arcana and Agua de Annique
Babes in Toyland and Burzum and The Birthday Massacre
Cradle of Filth
Depeche Mode
Elastica
The Gathering and Garbage
Hole
Inkubus Sukkubus
Junkie XL
Kill Casino and Katastrophy Wife
Ladytron and Ladyhawk
New Young Pony Club
Martina Topley Bird and My Bloody Valentine
Ocean Lab
PJ Harvey and Portishead
Queen
Rob Zombie
Santogold A.k.A Santigold and Smashing Pumpkins
Theatre of Tragedy and Tori Amos
Urban Symphony
The Veronicas
White Stripes
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Zeromancer
1349


"I may lack virtue, but I'm penitent"

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This Jaded Flesh
SILVER Member since Oct 2009

This Jaded Flesh

One soul is as good as another...
Location: England, Durham

Total posts: 323
Posted:Originally Posted By: T-S-AOriginally Posted By: Thezack
Union Underground


Are they still going? Havn't heard them in AAAAGGGEEESSS.

My god, Ditto. At school I always thought the lead singer was totaly hot. Now I know it was because of the new rocks and nohting more lol.


"I may lack virtue, but I'm penitent"

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