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Metric - 52% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Singer-songwriter Emily Haines (New Delhi, India; vocals/synthesiser), met Jimmy Shaw (b. James Shaw, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; guitar), while their mutual friends performed, at a small Toronto music venue in 1998. By the following year they had began to write songs together and named their project Metric. Both musicians were classically trained, and the name of the band was Read more

Metro Station - 51% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Faint - 51% match to Shiny Toy Guns

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

The Naked And Famous - 49% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
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The Hush Sound - 47% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Based in Chicago, Illinois, this US indie rock quartet was formed in 2004 by Bob Morris (Robert Samuel Morris, 8 February 1985, USA; guitar/vocals), Greta Salpeter (vocals/piano), Darren Wilson (drums), and Chris Faller (bass). Morris and the classically trained Salpeter had met at school, while Wilson and Faller were recruited from local band Until Sundown. The quartet’ Read more

The Bravery - 38% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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US indie band formed in summer 2003 by Sam Endicott (1971, USA; vocals/guitar), John Conway (keyboards/programming), Michael Zakarin (guitar), Mike Hindert (bass) and Anthony Burulcich (drums). Endicott, a native of Maryland, had previously played with a number of struggling indie bands before teaming up with keyboard player Conway and forging a more electronic-based directi Read more

Lights - 37% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Cobra Starship - 34% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This US alternative rock band were formed in 2005 by Gabe Saporta (Gabriel Eduardo Saporta, 11 October 1979, Montevideo, Uruguay; vocals/bass) following the dissolution of his former band, Midtown. Ryland Blackington (guitar), Alex Suarez (bass), Nate Novarro (drums) and Elisa Schwartz (keytar) joined him in his new project. After signing a contract with the Fueled By Ramen Read more

Imogen Heap - 32% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Ladyhawke - 32% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Named after the 1980s fantasy film of the same title, Ladyhawke is the alias of New Zealand-based electro-pop performer Phillipa “Pip” Brown. Unabashedly nostalgic about radio hits of the ‘80s, Brown, often aided by producer Pascal Gabriel, gilds her songs with accessible synth-heavy arrangements, as best exemplified by the catchy single “Paris Is Burning.&# Read more

The Presets - 31% match to Shiny Toy Guns

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

VHS Or Beta - 31% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Postal Service - 30% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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The Postal Service is a long-distance collaboration between Death Cab For Cutie’s Benjamin Gibbard (Seattle, Washington, USA) and Strictly Ballroom, Figurine and Dntel’s Jimmy Tamborello (b. Silverlake, California, USA). As the duo’s moniker suggests, they work via mail, sending discs of semi-completed recordings via the US postal service between Southern Cali Read more

Head Automatica - 29% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Launched in 2004, Head Automatica is the curious side project of Daryl Palumbo (10 February 1979, Bellmore, Long Island, New York, USA) of hardcore band Glassjaw. Head Automatica was intended as an outlet for Palumbo’s interest in rap and pop, and was sparked by his meeting with hip producer Dan ‘The Automator’ Nakamura. The duo’s recording sessions resul Read more

Silversun Pickups - 29% match to Shiny Toy Guns

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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US indie rock band formed in 2005 by Brian Aubert (vocals/guitar), Nikki Monninger (vocals/bass), Christopher Guanlao (drums) and Joe Lester (keyboards). Originating from the Silver Lake district of Los Angeles, California, the line-up was drawn from several local bands and drew its name from a liquor store on Silver Lake Boulevard and Sunset. Having built up a loyal following Read more


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