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    Default Bands that should be more/less popular

    What bands do you think should be more or less popular?

    I'll start it off.

    More:
    Ted Leo and the Pharmacists. Ted Leo has been writing poppy punky songs for over a decade that are just as commercial as anything that KOL has done. Lyrics that are catchy and political at the same time. They have toured tirelessly over this time period and they fucking rock live. I even think the name of the band is solid.

    Less:
    Kings of Leon. Derivative band with derivative sound. meh. I can't believe they headline huge festivals.

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    More: Moses Campbell

    Less: Abe Vigotta
    "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
    Albert Einstein

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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    Moses cambell is meh. They should be more popular, but not much more.

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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    More: U2
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    People treat Arcade Fire like they're the greatest thing ever and they get away with it.

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    Less: LCD Soundsystem

    More: Earlimart
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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    More: STS9

    Less: Arcade Fire

    August 26-28 - Psycho LV
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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    Quote Originally Posted by Pixiessp View Post
    Less: LCD Soundsystem
    amen. I don't get it at all.
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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    More: little dragon, pulp (outside the uk), menomena, blonde redhead, clinic, st vincent

    Less: kings of leon, kasabian, the national, mgmt, hot chip, vampire weekend, deadmau5
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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    More: Doves, Ryan Adams

    Less: Arcade Fire (yeah I said it)
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    Quote Originally Posted by sbessiso View Post
    More: U2
    THIS.

    More = Quarion, M.A.N.D.Y., Chequerboard

    Less = deadmaufiver, David Guetta, Tiesto

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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    More = dredg

    Less = Kings of Leon
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    "I don't like 'so and so' so they should be less popular."

    Great thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    More: little dragon, pulp (outside the uk), menomena, blonde redhead, clinic, st vincent

    Less: kings of leon, kasabian, the national, mgmt, hot chip, vampire weekend, deadmau5
    The National should be more popular than they are if anything. They have an accessible enough sound for it, they put out critically acclaimed albums, and put on a great show.
    The White Stripes 9/18

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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    Kasabian are popular still?
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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    This thread is a dumb idea.
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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    More: Mr. Oizo, Fake Blood
    Less: Tiesto, Guetta

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    Quote Originally Posted by GnarVee View Post
    More = dredg

    Less = Kings of Leon
    I saw dredg open for circa survive last month in san diego. not bad

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    Quote Originally Posted by hendrixfan143 View Post
    Moses cambell is meh. They should be more popular, but not much more.
    I don't know. Every time I see them they get way better than before.

    EDIT: But Abe Vigoda are still good... I was a little disappointed by the new direction, but hey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    More: STS9

    Less: Arcade Fire
    i guess it depends on where you are from. sector 9 is huge in colorado.
    the music is what its all about, you love it just like i love it.

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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    I feel like I'm the only one around here that hasn't seen STS9.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raptor Clinton View Post
    I don't know. Every time I see them they get way better than before.
    moses campbell current music x young age = high probability of doing great things in the future
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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    True.
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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    I like the idea of STS9 being more popular in California.
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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    More: Rx Bandits, Portugal. The Man, Doves, Midlake
    Less: Kings of Leon lol

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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    more: lotus, circa survive, sts9, telepath, umphreys mcgee
    less: coldplay, kings of leon, anything on clear channel radio, most on dj mag top 100 (excluding andy c)
    Last edited by 303dubbin; 12-24-2010 at 04:52 PM.
    the music is what its all about, you love it just like i love it.

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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    Less: Muse (PLEASE!)
    Quote Originally Posted by Wayne Coyne
    People treat Arcade Fire like they're the greatest thing ever and they get away with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbessiso View Post
    Less: Muse (PLEASE!)
    Translation

    Last.fm



    Quote Originally Posted by RageAgainstTheAoki View Post
    I went to my first sex party this past May, in the Hollywood Hills. It was alright. The decor was très chic. Mid-Century Modern, sunken living room and all.

    Quote Originally Posted by jackstraw94086 View Post
    I want to punch that woman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 303dubbin View Post
    i guess it depends on where you are from. sector 9 is huge in colorado.
    yeah i know, i catch them every time they come to Texas or Oklahoma. I'm gonna try to make it up to Denver for their 3 night New Years thing.

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    Default Re: Bands that should be more/less popular

    nice i wanna hear how the nye show is. and let me know how tipper was.
    the music is what its all about, you love it just like i love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbessiso View Post
    More: U2
    lol what
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