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Grizzly Bear - 73% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed in 2004 in Brooklyn, New York City, by singer-songwriter Edward Droste, this US indie rock act originally started out as a one-man project. Droste created the basic tracks for the debut Grizzly Bear album in his bedroom studio, only bringing in multi-instrumentalist and electronics expert Christopher Bear towards the end of the recording sessions. Released later in 2004 Read more

Bon Iver - 66% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Shins - 53% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, the Shins was originally envisioned as a poppier offshoot of indie band Flake Music. James Mercer (26 December 1970, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA; guitar/vocals), Jesse Sandoval (drums) and Marty Crandall (b. Martin Lesley Crandall; keyboards) formed the Shins in 1997 following the release of Flake Music’s sole album, When You Land Here, Read more

Andrew Bird - 49% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Big Band & Swing Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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11 July 1973, Chicago, Illinois, USA. A classically trained violinist, Bird studied music at Illinois’ Northwestern University, graduating in 1995. His early work was as a session musician for various acts in and around Chicago and he formed funk rock band Charlie Nobody, which was made up of Bird and fellow Northwestern University graduates. He was soon approached by C Read more

Real Estate - 49% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Beach House - 48% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Local Natives - 47% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Father John Misty - 46% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Beirut - 45% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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After dropping out of full-time education in his late teens in Albuquerque, USA, Zach Condon (Zachary Francis Condon, 13 February 1986, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA; trumpet, ukulele, vocals) made several trips to Europe that inspired him to began work on Gulag Orkestar, a unique album that used Balkan rhythms and melodies to embellish a Magnetic Fields and Smiths -influenced Read more

Vampire Weekend - 44% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Ezra Koenig (guitar/vocals), Rostam Batmanglij (keyboards), Christopher Tomson (drums), and Chris Baio (bass) first met while studying at the prestigious Columbia University in the Manhattan, New York. During this period Koenig and Tomson recorded a series of singles in the ‘comedy rap’ duo L’Homme Run, but it was after teaming up with Batmanglij and Baio at the Read more

First Aid Kit - 43% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Sufjan Stevens - 43% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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1 July 1975, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Indie pop singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens built up a cult following in the early years of the twenty-first century with a series of ambitious solo albums informed by his religious faith. Raised in Detroit, Stevens attended music school and college, where he learned to play the oboe, piano, guitar, bass, banjo an Read more

Band of Horses - 42% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Seattle, Washington, USA-based band caused a notable stir in indie rock circles with the release of their 2006 debut, Everything All The Time. Ben Bridwell (Benjamin Bridwell, Irmo, South Carolina, USA; vocals/guitar) and Mat Brooke (b. Tucson, Arizona, USA; guitar) had originally worked together in the Seattle-based slow-core specialists Carissa’s Wierd, releasing Read more

The Antlers - 33% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Animal Collective - 32% match to Fleet Foxes

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Having adopted (for reasons they have been unwilling to explain) the curious names of Avey Tare and Panda Bear, high school friends David Portner (USA; vocals/guitar) and Noah Lennox (b. USA; vocals/drums) evoke the strange and the magical via a music that has traceable precedents in the rituals of shamanism, the textures/structures of minimal techno, and the gentle folk roc Read more


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