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The Kills - 100% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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The comparisons between transatlantic duo the Kills and Detroit, Michigan’s White Stripes are inevitable, especially since both units are comprised of only two members (one female and one male), utilize the same instruments (just guitar and drums), and specialize in the same stripped-down, garage rock sound. Vocalist and guitarist Alison ‘VV’ Mosshart originally Read more

PJ Harvey - 73% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Polly Jean Harvey, 9 October 1969, Yeovil, Somerset, England. Harvey was the daughter of hippie parents who exposed her to art rock artists such as Captain Beefheart and folk singer-songwriters like Bob Dylan at an early age. After growing up on their farm in Dorset and playing saxophone with an eight-piece instrumental group, she wrote her first songs as part of the Polekat Read more

The Dead Weather - 62% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Arcade Fire - 55% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Interpol - 51% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Although the New York City, USA-based quartet Interpol shares some of the same garage rock elements as the Strokes and the White Stripes, the band’s affection for the disparate sounds of late 70s UK post-punk outfit Joy Division gave them a different edge to the aforementioned acts.Formed during 1998, the band’s original line-up featured New Yo Read more

Lykke Li - 50% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Garbage - 47% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This US-based rock band, founded in 1993, was immediately heralded in the press as a producers’ supergroup. In addition to several other notable bands (Smashing Pumpkins, U2), Butch Vig (Bryan David Vig, 2 August 1957, Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA) had previously produced Nirvana’s influential Nevermind. He formed Garbage with the help of his long-standing remixing part Read more

The Ting Tings - 47% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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British duo the Ting Tings are singer Katie White and multi-instrumentalist Jules Di Martino. Their simple, infectious blend of dance music, synthesizers, New Wave, and pure pop made them a success straight out of the gate. The group, which formed in 2006 and whose name is loosely based on Chinese, enjoyed three British Top 40 singles from their 2008 debut album, WE STARTED NOT Read more

Sleigh Bells - 45% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The White Stripes - 44% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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One of a new breed of back-to-basics rock acts to emerge from Detroit, Michigan, USA, the White Stripes comprises enigmatic bass-free duo Jack White (John Anthony Gillis, 9 July 1975, Detroit, Michigan, USA; guitar/vocals) and Meg White (b. Megan Martha White, 10 December 1974, Detroit, Michigan, USA; drums). The Whites, who Jack claimed were brother and sister from a dysfun Read more

M.i.a. - 42% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Urban & Rap
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Crystal Castles - 39% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Dance
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

Franz Ferdinand - 33% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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One of the most intriguing UK guitar bands to emerge in the early years of the twenty-first century, Franz Ferdinand derive their name from an Austro-Hungarian royal whose assassination proved to be the catalyst for the World War I (via a racehorse named Archduke Ferdinand that the band had seen on the television). The Glasgow, Scotland-based quartet, Alex Kapranos (Alexande Read more

Band Of Skulls - 31% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Cat Power - 31% match to Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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