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Cocteau Twins – Bluebeard (Music Video)

Cocteau Twins were a Scottish alternative rock band active from 1979 to 1997, known for complex instrumentation and atmospheric, non-lyrical vocals. The original members were Elizabeth Fraser (vocals), Robin Guthrie (guitar, drum machine) and Will Heggie (bass guitar), who was replaced by Simon Raymonde (also bass guitar) early in the band’s career. Though formed in […]

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Capital Cities – Holiday (Music Video)

Capital Cities is an indie pop duo from Los Angeles, California. Formed by Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian, their debut EP was released on June 7, 2011 with lead single “Safe And Sound”. A subsequent single, Kangaroo Court, was released on May 1, 2012. They were featured on the Pop Up #1 compilation curated by Perez Hilton that was released on August 7, […]

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Atlas Genius – Trojans (Music Video)

Atlas Genius is an indie rock band from Adelaide, South Australia. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Keith Jeffery, his brothers Michael on drums and Steven on bass and Darren Sell on keyboards.Their first single, “Trojans”, was released on 4 May 2011 and in the USA the video premiered on MTV2‘s show 120 Minutes on 13 January 2012.The single has been in […]

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Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe – We Are Young (Acoustic Version) (Music Video)

  “We Are Young” is a song recorded by American band Fun for their second studio album Some Nights (2012). It was released on September 20, 2011 as the lead single from Some Nights. Musically, “We Are Young” is an anthem that incorporates the genres of indie pop, alternative rock, and power pop. The song received generally positive reviews from music critics, with many noting the song […]

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Imagine Dragons – Radioactive (Music Video)

  “Radioactive” is a song recorded by American indie rock band Imagine Dragons for their major-label debut EP Continued Silence and later on their debut studio album, Night Visions, as the opening track. “Radioactive” was first sent to radio on April 2, 2012 and again on October 29, 2012. Musically, ‘Radioactive’ is an indie rock song with elements of electronic rock and dubstep while containing cryptic lyrics of apocalypse and revolutionist themes. […]

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The Lonely Island feat. Adam Levine & Kendrick Lamar – YoLo (Music Video)

“YOLO” is a song written and recorded by American comedy hip hop group The Lonely Island with American pop rock singer Adam Levine and hip hop recording artist Kendrick Lamar for The Lonely Island’s upcoming third studio album. The song was released as the lead single from the album on January 25 worldwide outside North America. The single premiered in North America on Saturday Night Live on January 26, and released as […]

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Delta Spirit – California (Music Video)

Delta Spirit is a band from San Diego/Long Beach/Orange County California. They currently reside in Brooklyn, New York. Delta Spirit are most known for their intense live performances, their congregational song writing, and their driving rhythm. The group consists of Jon Jameson (bass), Brandon Young (percussion), Matthew Vasquez (vocals/guitars), Kelly Winrich (multi-instrumentals) and Will McLaren (guitar). History In 2005, […]

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David Bowie – Let’s Dance (Music Video)

  “Let’s Dance” is the number-one hit title album track on David Bowie‘s album Let’s Dance. It was also released as the first single from that album in 1983, and went on to become one of his biggest-selling tracks.   The single was one of Bowie’s fastest selling to date, entering the UK singles chart at number […]

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The Dandy Warhols – Smoke It (Music Video)

The Dandy Warhols are an American alternative rock band, formed in Portland, Oregon in 1994 by singer-guitarist Courtney Taylor-Taylor and guitarist Peter Holmström, who were joined by keyboardist Zia McCabe and drummer Eric Hedford. Hedford left in 1998 and was replaced by Taylor-Taylor’s cousin Brent DeBoer. The band’s name is a play on the name of American pop artist Andy Warhol. The band gained recognition after they were signed […]

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Cocteau Twins – Pink Orange Red (Music Video)

Tiny Dynamine is an EP by the Scottish rock group Cocteau Twins, released on 4AD Records. The EP features four non-album tracks. It was issued on 15 November 1985, two weeks prior to another EP entitled Echoes in a Shallow Bay. The two EP sets, which feature complementary artwork, were also released combined as double EP in a gatefold cover and […]

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Black Moth Super Rainbow – Born On A Day The Sun Didn’t Rise (Music Video)

  Black Moth Super Rainbow is an American experimental band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Little is known about the band or its members, as they have kept themselves something of an enigma. Style Black Moth Super Rainbow’s music contains elements of psychedelia, folk, electronica and pop. Their distinctive sound is characterized by analog electronic instruments including the vocoder, Rhodes piano and Novatron. A Graveface insert included inside the album Dandelion Gum describes them as such: “Deep in the […]

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Adam Ant – Desperate But Not Serious (Music Video)

Solo career (1982–85) After the split, Ant went solo, taking his song writing partner Pirroni with him. Merrick also briefly stayed aboard as drummer/producer for the UK edition of the first solo single “Goody Two Shoes” and demos for the upcoming Friend or Foe album before moving on to other production work, while Miall and Tibbs’ contracts […]

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The Clash – I Fought The Law (Music Video)

“I Fought the Law” is a song written by Sonny Curtis of the Crickets and became popularized by a cover by the Bobby Fuller Four, which went on to become a top-ten hit for the band in 1966 and was also recorded by the Clash in 1979. The Bobby Fuller Four version of this song was ranked No. 177 on the Rolling Stone list of the 500 Greatest […]

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Probot – Shake Your Blood (Music Video)

Probot was a heavy metal side project of ex-Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters guitarist and lead-singer Dave Grohl. An album was recorded out of the material and released in February 2004. It featured one single entitled “Centuries of Sin”/”The Emerald Law”. Overview After years of popularity in the alternative rock scene, Dave Grohl wanted to express the passion for heavy metal he bore since his youth. In […]

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Fishbone – Modern Industry (Music Video)

Fishbone is the recording debut of alternative group Fishbone. This six-song EP was released in 1985 and captures the band at the height of their early funk/ska era. The track “Party at Ground Zero” remains one of the band’s most popular tracks. The track “V.T.T.L.O.T.F.D.G.F.” is believed to stand for “Voyage to the Land of the Freeze-Dried Godzilla Farts” […]

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