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Of Montreal - 40% match to Islands

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Although Of Montreal originate from Athens, Georgia, USA, the band’s sound is unmistakably rooted in the mid-60s psychedelic era of UK pop, with obvious nods to the Beatles and the Kinks. Formed in the mid-90s, Of Montreal have often been compared to other similarly styled psych pop acts that emerged around the same time, including Apples In Stereo, Olivia Tremor Control, Read more

Wolf Parade - 34% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Canadian band led by two stalwarts of the North American indie rock scene, Spencer Krug and Dan Boeckner. Keyboard player and vocalist Krug (who is also a member of Frog Eyes, Sunset Rubdown and Swan Lake) was joined by ex-Atlas Strategic guitarist Boeckner and drummer Arlen Thompson in the early line-up of Wolf Parade, formed in Victoria, British Columbia in 2003. The trio com Read more

Tapes 'N Tapes - 30% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA-based indie rock band formed in 2003 by Josh Grier (7 January 1980, Eugene, Oregon, USA; vocals/guitar), Jeremy Hanson (b. 12 August 1986, Edina, Minnesota, USA; drums), Shawn Neary (b. USA; bass) and Matt Kretzman (b. 21 May 1980, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; keyboards). Each member took a title from a word in the band’s name, so that Grier Read more

Born Ruffians - 26% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Originally from the town of Midland in Simcoe County, Ontario, Luke LaLonde (guitar/vocals), Mitch Derosier (bass) and Steven Hamelin (drums) relocated to the province’s capital Toronto in 2004. A burgeoning online reputation and a series of wild live performances led to a contract with the UK electronic music label Warp Records, which by the mid-00s had begun to diversify Read more

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. - 23% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Dr. Dog - 23% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed in 1999 in greater West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA this psychedelic pop outfit?s line-up is based around the enigmatic Taxi (Scott McMicken, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; guitar, vocals, ex-Raccoon), Tables (b. Toby Leaman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; bass, vocals, ex-Raccoon), Text (b. Zach Miller, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; keyboards, guitar, voca Read more

The Dodos - 22% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Moonface - 21% match to Islands

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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The Apples In Stereo - 21% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Led by vocalist/guitarist Robert Schneider (South Africa), Denver, Colorado, USA-based Apples In Stereo is one of a crop of allied bands, known as the Elephant 6 Recording Company and including the Olivia Tremor Control, Neutral Milk Hotel and Elf Power, who have spent their career trying to recreate the sonic abandon of classic 60s songwriting. The Beach Boys are by some wa Read more

Elf Power - 19% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Athens, Georgia, USA-based lo-fi/indie quartet was originally formed by Andrew Rieger (vocals/guitar) and Laura Carter (keyboards/vocals) in 1994. The band has been compared to similarly styled outfits such as Olivia Tremor Control and Neutral Milk Hotel over the years, and with good reason. Not only does Elf Power share the same record company (Elephant 6) with the aforem Read more

Menomena - 19% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This eccentric Portland, Oregon, USA indie rock trio was founded in late 2000 by Brent Knopf (1978, Oregon, USA; guitar, keyboards, vocals), Justin Harris (b. 28 March 1977, Oregon, USA; guitar, saxophone) and the lofty mastermind behind Lackthereof, Danny Seim (b. 1977, Oregon, USA; drums). Their self-released 2003 debut, I Am The Fun Blame Monster!, an anagram of ‘the Read more

Okkervil River - 19% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Founded in 1998 by New Hampshire-based school friends Will Sheff (vocals/guitar), Zachary Thomas (bass/mandolin) and Seth Warren (drums), this US indie rock band made its recording debut later in the year with the Bedroom EP, which was quickly followed by the mini-album Stars Too Small To Use. These early releases established the Okkervil River (the name is taken from a short s Read more

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - 18% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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One of a number of post-millennial bands to use the power of the Internet to promote their music, this Brooklyn, New York, USA-based quintet emerged in 2005 as one of the most hotly-tipped ‘non-mainstream’ bands of the year. Alec Ounsworth, Lee Sargent, Robbie Guertin, Tyler Sargent and Sean Greenhalgh formed the rather clumsily titled Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at the Read more

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - 17% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Architecture In Helsinki - 16% match to Islands

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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