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 Post subject: Great Bands Discovered Through Streaming
PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:14 am 
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I used to mainly listen to my own music because I've got so much that it's hard to enjoy it as much as I feel like I should. Recently, I've been listening to a lot of music via streaming because it's easier to pick an artist and stream than to que up 15 or 20 albums for the day. I started playing my music on speakers at the office for others to enjoy because coworkers have complained that the office is too quiet. Picking an artist to play similar music is easy to take request...Led Zeppelin for the old guy that likes classic rock...Black Keys for the guy next to me because that's his favorite band...The Tillers for the banjo guy across from me...INXS when I want a good 80's rock mix...etc. I've been using Google Music because there is a Chrome plug-in that works with my last.fm scrobbling. I know most people prefer Spotify and Pandora, but Google Play let me upload all of my mp3s so I can also access my own digital collection from anywhere. Anyways....what great bands have you come across that you might never have found since the demise of CMJ?

I'll present my first great find: The Blackwater Fever

RIYL: Black Keys, Black Angels, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club ...(or apparently the color black...)



Discovered on the Black Keys Radio Station.


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 Post subject: Re: Great Bands Discovered Through Streaming
PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:38 pm 
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Here's another band that I was first exposed to while streaming:

The Eagles of Death Metal

I had heard of them, but the name had turned me off. They aren't as Metal as I would have thought.
RIYL: QOTSA, Foo Fighters



Discovered on the Foo Fighters station


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Träd, Gräs & Stenar



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 Post subject: Re: Great Bands Discovered Through Streaming
PostPosted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:56 pm 
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Stumbled on this album purely by fluke a couple of weeks ago and have really been digging it. It starts out with some pretty easy going jazz, but then as the album progresses it starts to sound like The Dead mixed with, like, Wayne Shorter.





https://open.spotify.com/album/4eFCHPFf ... PMnDBn4Dxw

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 Post subject: Re: Great Bands Discovered Through Streaming
PostPosted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:27 pm 
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Here's another group that I stumbled upon. I didn't know Dan Auerbach had a side project outside of his solo disc.

The Arcs

RIYL: Obviously, the Black Keys



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 Post subject: Re: Great Bands Discovered Through Streaming
PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:30 pm 
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Here's an '80's Brit-rock band that I was introduced to. It had a nice bit of energy and the whole song doesn't make much sense, but I thought it was fun.

Screaming Blue Messiahs



Heard on The Holy Barbarian's station. The Holy Barbarian's is a side project of Ian Astbury of The Cult.


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