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Stereolab - 100% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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From south London, England, Stereolab wear their John Cage and John Cale influences on their sleeves, but within a short time-span have amassed an impressive body of work. The principal mover is Tim Gane (12 July 1964, Barking, Essex, England; ex-McCarthy), who was at first joined by his girlfriend Laetitia Sadier (b. Paris, France), Martin Kean (ex-Chills) and Th’ Fait Read more

The Sea And Cake - 59% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Pastels - 44% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Clientele - 41% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Hampshire, England band specializes in a style of alt rock that could serve as the perfect soundtrack to a sleepy Sunday morning. Clientele was formed in 1997 by Alasdair MacLean (vocals/guitar), James Hornsey (bass), Innes Phillips (guitar/vocals) and Howard (drums), although the members had actually been playing together for five years as the Butterfly Collectors (materi Read more

Prefab Sprout - 39% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The intricate tales and thoughts in the lyrics of Prefab Sprout’s guiding light Paddy McAloon indicate a major songwriter. The combination of Bob Dylan imagery and Elvis Costello bluntness helped make Prefab Sprout one of the most refreshing pop bands of the late 80s and beyond.The band was formed in 1977 by Paddy McAloon (Patrick Joseph McAloon, Read more

Tindersticks - 39% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Nottingham, England, and previously known as the Asphalt Ribbons, Tindersticks revolve around the melancholic tones of Stuart Staples (14 November 1965, England; vocals, guitar, melodica). Dickon Hinchcliffe (b. 9 July 1967, England; violin, guitar, piano, vocals) and Dave Boulter (b. David Leonard Boulter, 27 February 1965, England; keyboards/percussion) joined hi Read more

The Go-Betweens - 36% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Critical favourites formed in late 1977 in Brisbane, Australia, by Robert Forster (29 June 1957, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; guitar/vocals) and Grant McLennan (b. 12 February 1958, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, d. 6 May 2006, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; bass, guitar, vocals). These two songwriters were influenced by Bob Dylan, the Velvet Underground, the Monk Read more

The Lilac Time - 34% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Turning his back on pop stardom as a solo performer, Stephen Duffy (30 May 1960, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England) dropped the ‘Tin Tin’ part of his name (after legal action by lawyers representing the Belgian author Hergé), and formed the Lilac Time with his brother Nick (guitar). The band took their name from a line in the song ‘River Man’ by UK Read more

Saint Etienne - 33% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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By far the most dextrous of those bands cursed with the ‘indie dance’ label in the mid-90s, and one of the few to maintain genuine support in both camps and to then carry on making interesting music into the new millennium.Pete Wiggs (15 May 1966, Reigate, Surrey, England) and music journalist Bob Stanley (b. 25 December 1964, Horsham, Susse Read more

The Apples In Stereo - 33% match to The High Llamas

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

Beachwood Sparks - 30% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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By the time this Los Angeles, California, USA-formed psychedelic country outfit had released their self-titled debut album in 2000, their Big Star -influenced 1998 single, ‘Desert Skies’, had been revamped as an album opener that now nodded towards both Buffalo Springfield and the Monkees. They had also shed Josh Schwartz (Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar/vocal Read more

Yo La Tengo - 29% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This New Jersey, USA-based band has crafted a formidable reputation within the US alternative rock community with their succulent, Velvet Underground -inspired melodicism. Comprising the central husband and wife duo of Ira Kaplan (vocals/guitar) and Georgia Hubley (drums/vocals), plus various associates including regular member James McNew (bass), the band has built a strong re Read more

Comet Gain - 25% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Saturday Looks Good To Me - 25% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Saturday Looks Good to Me is a loose collection of musicians centered on Midwestern pop auteur Fred Thomas, whose sweeping influences include PET SOUNDS-era Beach Boys, C-86 pop, Holland-Dozier-Holland, and countless lo-fi geniuses with a gift for melody and honesty. Thomas was pulled from obscurity in 2002 when his music was discovered by emo band Saves the Day, who made him t Read more

Gruff Rhys - 23% match to The High Llamas

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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18 July 1970, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Rhys is the vocalist and principal songwriter of the Super Furry Animals. The band runs parallel with his own solo projects, with his work providing a vehicle for songs considered for the Furries but suiting the more intimate confines offered by a solitary artist.Rhys first played drums in a band name Read more


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