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The Walkmen - 100% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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Originating from Washington, DC, USA (where all its members attended the same high school) before relocating to New York City, this indie rock quintet is comprised of former members of outfits Jonathan Fire*eater - Walter Martin (vocals/keyboards), Paul Maroon (guitar) and Matt Barrick (drums), and the Recoys - Hamilton Leithauser (vocals/guitar) and Peter Bauer (bass). By 2000 Read more

Destroyer - 40% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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Chad VanGaalen - 37% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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Wolf Parade - 37% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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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

Whitney - 33% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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M. Ward - 32% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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Matthew Ward, 1974, Ventura County, California, USA. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Ward manages to touch upon all the elements of the roots rock and alt country genres, earning comparisons to artists such as Tom Waits, Grandaddy, Sparklehorse, and Giant Sand’s Howe Gelb. Ward was first spotted as a member of the California-based trio Rodriguez, before setting out on h Read more

Vampire Weekend - 32% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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Ezra Koenig (guitar/vocals), Rostam Batmanglij (keyboards), Christopher Tomson (drums), and Chris Baio (bass) first met while studying at the prestigious Columbia University in the Manhattan, New York. During this period Koenig and Tomson recorded a series of singles in the ‘comedy rap’ duo L’Homme Run, but it was after teaming up with Batmanglij and Baio at the Read more

Dr. Dog - 30% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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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 National - 27% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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Groups such as Wilco and the Jayhawks helped introduce roots rock to a new audience during the 90s, and in the process, paved the way for future similarly styled outfits such as the National. The five-piece band is comprised of two sets of brothers, Bryce and Aaron Dessner (guitar and bass, respectively) plus Scott and Bryan Devendorf (guitar and drums, respectively), who are j Read more

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - 26% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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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

Fruit Bats - 25% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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Andrew Bird - 24% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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11 July 1973, Chicago, Illinois, USA. A classically trained violinist, Bird studied music at Illinois’ Northwestern University, graduating in 1995. His early work was as a session musician for various acts in and around Chicago and he formed funk rock band Charlie Nobody, which was made up of Bird and fellow Northwestern University graduates. He was soon approached by C Read more

Delta Spirit - 24% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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Initially part of the emo-tinged major-label outfit Noise Ratchet, Jon Jameson and Brandon Young departed and joined forces with Matthew Vasquez, Sean Walker, and Kelly Winrich to form the more classic rock-inspired five-piece Delta Spirit. Finding kindred spirits in bands similarly influenced by everything from the Rolling Stones to 1990s alt-rock, the group toured with contem Read more

The New Pornographers - 24% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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This upbeat, harmony drenched indie group began to take shape when multi-instrumentalist A.C. Newman (Allan Carl Newman, 1968, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), Daniel Bejar (b. 1972, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; guitar/vocals) and Neko Case (b. 8 September 1970, Alexandria, Virginia, USA; vocals) took their respective musical projects – Zumpano, Destroyer a Read more

The Shins - 24% match to Hamilton Leithauser

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Formed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, the Shins was originally envisioned as a poppier offshoot of indie band Flake Music. James Mercer (26 December 1970, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA; guitar/vocals), Jesse Sandoval (drums) and Marty Crandall (b. Martin Lesley Crandall; keyboards) formed the Shins in 1997 following the release of Flake Music’s sole album, When You Land Here, Read more

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