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The Octopus Project - 88% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Based in Austin, Texas, this US experimental indie rock band was formed in 1999 by multi-instrumentalists Josh Lambert (guitar, bass, keyboards), Toto Miranda (drums, guitar, bass), Ryan Figg (guitar, bass, keyboards) and Yvonne Lambert (keyboards, guitar, Theremin). The quartet made their debut the same year with the EP Christmas On Mars, a dizzying instrumental confection of Read more

The Presets - 86% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Dance World Music
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Sydney, Australia-based electronica duo comprises Kimberley Moyes (1976, Australia; drums, synthesizers, programming) and Julian Hamilton (b. 1976, Australia; vocals, synthesizers, programming). Moyes and Hamilton both studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, but became bored by the narrow-minded attitudes of their fellow students, and started playing in bands and Read more

LCD Soundsystem - 85% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Dance Documentaries Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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One of the leading movers in the twenty-first century’s new wave of punk funk, psychedelic pop and dark disco, LCD Soundsystem is fronted by New York, USA-based producer and co-creator of DFA (Death From Above) Records, James Murphy (1970, Princeton Junction, New Jersey, USA). Murphy had previously worked as a drummer with the early 90s alternative rock band Pony before Read more

The Faint - 85% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Few rock acts started off playing lo-fi pop folk, before transforming into a electronic-based, new wave dance outfit, but the Omaha, Nebraska, USA-based trio, the Faint, is one of the few exceptions. The band was formed during 1994 by Todd Baechle (vocals/synthesizer), Clark Baechle (drums) and Joel Petersen (bass/guitar), and soon began playing their folk-based tunes in local Read more

Cut Copy - 78% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Cut Copy is the brainchild of Australian graphic designer Dan Whitford, who took time out from his graphic arts degree to begin making music. An investment in a second-hand sampler yielded the blissful early EP I Thought Of Numbers, one of the first releases on the Modular Recordings label when it came out in 2001. Whitford’s love of sampling grew apace but when his sample Read more

Mstrkrft - 73% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Jesse F. Keeler (Jesse Frederick Keeler, 11 November 1976, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and Al-P (b. Alex Puodziukas, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) formed this Canadian electronica group in 2005. Both individuals had experienced different amounts of musical success in the early millennium with the bands Death From Above 1979 (Keeler), and Girlsareshort (Puodziukas). The duo was awa Read more

Hot Chip - 71% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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London, England-based band formed in 2000 by regular collaborators Alexis Taylor (vocals/keyboards) and Joe Goddard (vocals, keyboards, percussion), who were joined in a live setting by Owen Clarke (keyboards/guitar), Felix Martin (drums) and Al Do-It (Al Doyle, Leeds, England; keyboards, guitar, vocals). On their early recordings, Hot Chip created a near-novelty R&B mus Read more

Simian Mobile Disco - 68% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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James Ford and James Shaw met while studying at Manchester University, but found more interest in their bedroom studio sessions. In the late 90s Shaw and Ford formed the band Simian with two others, and found some underground success with their brand of leftfield indie music. The turning point for the band came in late 2003, when underground Parisian dance act Justice gave thei Read more

Ratatat - 57% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
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Crystal Castles - 55% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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Based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada this experimental electronica band was formed in 2003 by multi-instrumentalist Ethin Kath. Taking the project’s name from a castle in the animated television series She-Ra: Princess Of Power, Kath recruited Alice Glass to overdub vocals on a number of his demo tracks, and it was during these sessions that the duo contemplated wiring an old Read more

Shiny Toy Guns - 54% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades Active: 2000s
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This indie/electro band was formed in Los Angeles, California, USA in December 2002. Founding members Chad Petree (Gregori Chad Petree, 8 October 1979, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; vocals/guitar) and Jeremy Dawson (b. 19 May 1976, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; bass/keyboards) had previously worked together on underground dance projects. They recruited Carah Faye Charnow (b. Read more

The Teenagers - 51% match to Ghostland Observatory

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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Based in Paris, France, this synthpop band was originally intended as a joke, set up the Michael Szpiner (bass), Dorian Dumont (guitar/synthesizer) and Quentin Delafon (vocals) on their MySpace page over Christmas 2005. Despite the questionable origins of the Teenagers, the trio could all draw on previous musical and DJing experience to add substance to the project, and with a Read more


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