SXSW Band Aid on Last.fm

Now this is cool. 1547 artists playing at SXSW filtered according to my music taste as recorded on my last.fm account. Check out yours at the SXSW Group Page on last.fm.

I wonder if they’ll do The Great Escape…

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  • Air Traffic indie • indie rock • british

    Air Traffic consist of four members, all aged 22. They are originally from Bournemouth on the south coast of England, but now located in London to achieve more exposure. The band formed in 2004 and has played in, amongst other shows and events, NME Tour nights.

    50,228 listeners (810,760 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Air+Traffic

  • Akala hip-hop • grime • british

    Akala, real name Kingslee Daley, is a British rap and grime artist. He is the brother of the famous Ms. Dynamite, who has proved to be much more successful than him since, as yet, none of his singles have reached the Top 40 of the Official UK Singles Chart.

    10,165 listeners (153,890 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Akala

  • Annie pop • electronic • dance

    Annie (born Anne Lilia Berge Strand on November 21, 1977 in Trondheim, Norway) is a pop artist and DJ. Her debut album, [album artist=Annie]Anniemal, was released in 2004 (the name originally an idea of her late boyfriend Tore). Annie worked again with Timo Kaukolampi, as well as fellow Norwegians

    153,354 listeners (1,525,098 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Annie

  • The Black Ghosts indie rock • electronic • electronica

    Made up of Simon Lord (previously of Simian fame, whose band mates currently make up production duo Simian Mobile Disco), and Theo Keating (previously of The Wiseguys), inspired by producers like Daft Punk and Timbaland combined with Theo’s previous Djing experiences, the Black Ghosts offer a refreshing take on the arguably tired electro-rock genre.

    13,657 listeners (82,517 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/The+Black+Ghosts

  • Cut Copy electronic • indie • electronica

    Cut Copy is a band from Melbourne, Australia comprising of Dan Whitford (lead vocals/keys/guitar), Tim Hoey (bass/guitar) and Mitchell Scott (drums), Bennett Foddy being a former member.

    97,724 listeners (1,320,077 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Cut+Copy

  • Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip electronic • hip-hop • spoken word

    Dan Le Sac makes original electro/hip-hop productions, while Scroobius Pip is a performance poet who adds politically intelligent raps. http://www.myspace.com/lesacvspip http://myspace.com/danlesac http://myspace.com/scroobiuspip

    12,615 listeners (116,290 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Dan+Le+Sac+vs+Scroobius+Pip

  • Digitalism electronic • electro • dance

    Digitalism are a German electro duo consisting of Jens Moelle and Ismail Tuefekci. They are signed to French label Kitsuné Music, and have released four singles to date (Idealistic, Zdarlight, Jupiter Room and Pogo).

    106,010 listeners (2,373,870 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Digitalism

  • Does It Offend You, Yeah? electronic • dance • electro

    Does It Offend You, Yeah? is an electronic band from London & Reading in the UK. They describe their sound on their myspace as “an arcade machine thrown into a lake, A ZX Spectrum in a prison shower block (That soap on the floor…

    17,613 listeners (146,602 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Does+It+Offend+You%2C+Yeah%3F

  • Emmy the Great singer-songwriter • acoustic • female vocalists

    Emmy the Great is a London based singer-songwriter. Emmy used to be in a band. Then one day the band stopped showing up to rehearsals. And when she bumped into the band at college or at Sainsburys, her band would go ‘Look! Frank Sinatra!’ and scarper. So Emmy took the hint and started playing by herself.

    9,727 listeners (164,207 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Emmy+the+Great

  • Foreign Islands indie • punk

    Foreign Islands are a post-punk dance outfit from Brooklyn. Nude Records in the UK released their 1st single “Fine Dining With the Future” in July 2006. Here is what “Oh My Rockness” had to say about them-

    3,357 listeners (15,726 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Foreign+Islands

  • GhostHustler dance • electronic • post punk

    A barebones Electro Punk Battalion outta Denton.

    2,159 listeners (11,191 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/GhostHustler

  • I Was a Cub Scout indie • electronic

    I Was a Cub Scout is a two-man synthpop band from Long Bennington and Collingham, England, consisting of William Bowerman and Todd Marriott. Formed in 2006, the band has recently gained popularity through increased airplay on BBC Radio 1 and MTV 2.

    11,384 listeners (167,682 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/I+Was+a+Cub+Scout

  • Jaymay folk • indie • female vocalists

    Jamie Seerman is an American folk singer-songwriter from New York. She performs under the name Jaymay. She was raised on Long Island and in 2003 after having graduated university in Florida, she was unable to find a job in book publishing and moved back to New York to play open mics.

    6,853 listeners (104,907 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Jaymay

  • La Riots house • electronic • dance

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    Care to help? Visit their page to add one. 891 listeners (3,281 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/La+Riots

  • Los Campesinos! indie pop • indie • british

    Los Campesinos! are a seven piece indie pop band from Cardiff, Wales. “Los Campesinos” roughly translates as “The Farmers” (or “The Peasants”) in English. The group came together at university in 2006, originally consisting of Neil on guitar, Ellen on bass guitar, and Ollie on drums.

    38,615 listeners (700,704 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Los+Campesinos%21

  • Moby electronic • ambient • electronica

    Moby (Born Richard Melville Hall) on September 11, 1965 in Darien, Connecticut) is an American electronic musician and is also the name of his live band. Moby is best known for his singles “Go”, “Porcelain”, “Natural blues” and “Lift Me Up”. He’s also released music under the names

    722,994 listeners (16,028,049 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Moby

  • MSTRKRFT electronic • dance • electronica

    MSTRKRFT (pronounced Master Craft) is the pet project of Toronto musician Jesse F. Keeler (Death From Above 1979) and studio wizard Al-P. “It all comes down to feel,” states AL-P. “We’re interested in making people feel like they want to dance, at least a little bit, so it’s all about whatever it takes to get people there.”

    95,390 listeners (1,223,130 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/MSTRKRFT

  • The Pigeon Detectives indie • british • indie rock

    The Pigeon Detectives are a Leeds five piece indie pop band with influences such as The Beatles, The Kinks and The Velvet Underground. Line-up is as follows: Vocals: Matt Bowman Guitar: Oliver Main Guitar: Ryan Wilson Bass: David Best Drums: Jimmi Naylor

    78,655 listeners (1,629,611 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/The+Pigeon+Detectives

  • Radio 4 indie • indie rock • post-punk

    Radio 4 are a politically aware dance-punk band from New York, named after a Public Image Ltd. song. Their music often draws strong comparisons to Gang Of Four, but their flirtation with electronics results in a more modern and up-to-date sound.

    53,735 listeners (490,250 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Radio+4

  • Simian Mobile Disco electronic • dance • electro

    Simian Mobile Disco are an English dance production and remix team. Formed from the ashes of Simian in 2005, Simian Mobile Disco comprises James Ellis Ford and James Anthony Shaw. They have released a number of low profile singles, such as “The Count” on Kitsune Records, but have arguably gained more fame for their remixes of artists such as

    113,028 listeners (1,723,233 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Simian+Mobile+Disco

  • Sons and Daughters indie • indie rock • rock

    Glasgow’s Sons and Daughters don’t follow the indie pop formula made famous by their counterparts (Belle & Sebastian, Camera Obscura). Adele Bethel, David Gow, Scott Paterson, and Ailidh Lennon, who formed the group in 2001, compose a roughcast folk-rock

    56,703 listeners (721,076 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Sons+and+Daughters

  • South indie rock • alternative • indie

    There are at least two bands that go by this name, one British and one American: 1) South is a London-based trio of talented multi-instrumentalists that defy any one label. Rock, electric, acoustic, folk and orchestral only touch the surface of South’s repertoire.

    50,954 listeners (510,511 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/South

  • The Spinto Band indie • indie rock • indie pop

    In early 1996, the world was seemingly reconciling some of its evolutionary hang-ups. Gary Kasparov defeated Deep Blue in one of the most epic chess matches of all time. Scientists discovered the possible evidence of life on Mars. President Clinton appointed the first female US Secretary of State. And in one cluttered basement in Wilmington, DE, the Spinto Band began to materialize. Spinto, huh?

    60,433 listeners (870,598 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/The+Spinto+Band

  • Tapes ‘n Tapes indie • indie rock • alternative

    The brothers Tapes banded together in the winter of 2003 in Northfield, MN, US at Carleton College. After a year spent honing their musical stylings, the collective developed a sound that Splendid calls “a hybrid that resembles Low fighting it out with

    111,740 listeners (1,781,926 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Tapes+%27n+Tapes

  • Tokyo Police Club indie rock • indie • canadian

    Tokyo Police Club are an indie/art rock band from Newmarket, Canada. The band consists of Dave Monks (Vocals, Bass), Josh Hook (Guitar, Percussion), Graham Wright (Keyboards, Vocals) and Greg Alsop (Drums, Percussion).

    89,223 listeners (2,017,654 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Tokyo+Police+Club

  • Vampire Weekend indie rock • indie pop • indie

    Vampire Weekend are an indie pop/rock band with afro-beat influences. Bandmates Ezra Koenig (vocals, guitar), Rostam Batmanglij (keys & vox), Christopher Tomson (drums) and Chris Baio (bass) formed February 2006 in New York, NY. Their self-titled debut album was released on January 29, 2008 on XL Recordings to, so far, critical success.

    58,997 listeners (1,434,707 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Vampire+Weekend

  • The Whip electronic • electro • indie

    1) The Whip is an Electro band from Manchester, UK, formed in 2006. The band members are Danny Saville, Lil Fee, Nathan Sudders and Bruce Carter. In 2006, they released both Frustration and Trash. This was soon followed in 2007 by the release of three singles through a selection of labels;

    22,601 listeners (122,159 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/The+Whip

  • The Wombats indie • british • indie rock

    The Wombats are a three-piece indie band from Liverpool, England. They comprise of two native Liverpudlians; front man Matthew Murphy, provider of voice, guitar and keyboards, drummer and b-vocalist Dan Haggis and bass and additional vocalist Tord Øverland-Knudsen, a Norwegian who has made his home in the city.

    71,777 listeners (1,767,498 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/The+Wombats

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    Joseph Arthur singer-songwriter • indie • alternative

    Joseph Arthur is a contemporary singer-songwriter from Akron, Ohio, known for his melodic compositions combined with swirling choruses. He was discovered by Peter Gabriel in the mid-’90s, and signed to Gabriel’s Real World label. Arthur’s first album, Big City Secrets, was critically acclaimed. Arthur’s song “In the Sun” was recently covered by Michael Stipe (of

    135,452 listeners (1,547,120 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Joseph+Arthur

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    Boys Noize electro • electronic • techno

    Boys Noize aka Alexander Ridha (Alex Ridha / Kid Alex) is a multitalent. He is praised as one of the top young producers in the Electro scene. With much anticipation, Mr. Alex Ridha makes his debut in Glasgow.

    34,950 listeners (520,151 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Boys+Noize

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    brazos

    Brazos is a band based out of Austin, TX. Brazos is Martin Crane, Nathan Stein, Paul Price, and Josh Block. Brazos played once in May of 2006, once in Oct of 2006, and, starting May of 2007, they play often. Brazos likes to speed it up, then slow it down. They like soft songs and hard songs, music from the south as well as music without a shuffle. Brazos was given its name by a friend.

    1,112 listeners (4,329 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/brazos

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    British Sea Power indie • indie rock • rock

    British Sea Power are a four-man indie rock band based in Brighton, England, although three of the band hail originally from Kendal in Cumbria. Their style ranges from the sweeping, often epic, guitar pop sound to the visceral and angular. Critics have likened their sound to a variety of groups, from

    121,924 listeners (1,967,952 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/British+Sea+Power

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    The Cribs indie • indie rock • british

    The Cribs are an English 3-piece indie band from Wakefield, West Yorkshire, consisting of twins Gary and Ryan Jarman and their younger brother Ross Jarman.

    129,151 listeners (2,918,573 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/The+Cribs

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    Destroyer indie • indie rock • canadian

    Dan Bejar started Destroyer as a solo home-recording experiment in the early to mid 90s. Working alone, and at his own pace, Bejar dabbled in four tracking and worked to develop his style and vision.

    92,532 listeners (1,926,987 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Destroyer

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    Kevin Devine singer-songwriter • indie

    Kevin Devine is an American songwriter and musician from Brooklyn, New York, who is known for his meaningful lyrics and melodic acoustic guitar tunes. He cites his influences as Bob Dylan, Elliott Smith, Guns N’ Roses, Brother Paramo and Nirvana, among others.

    32,065 listeners (1,349,097 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Kevin+Devine

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    Laura Marling singer-songwriter • female vocalists • folk

    Laura Marling is an alt.folk star in the ascendant whose striking melodies and wise-beyond-her-years vocals could melt even the iciest of hearts, muddling the strength of Regina Spektor with the intelligence of Carole King and the acoustic lushness of Joni Mitchell.

    23,524 listeners (242,723 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Laura+Marling

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    Ingrid Michaelson singer-songwriter • female vocalists • acoustic

    Ingrid Michaelson is a U.S. singer-songwriter. New York-based Michaelson’s parents were both artists (composer Carl Michaelson and sculptor Elizabeth Egbert Director).

    50,754 listeners (915,959 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Ingrid+Michaelson

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    Nada Surf indie • indie rock • rock

    Nada Surf is an American alternative rock group formed in 1992. The New York band consists of Matthew Caws (guitar, vocals), Ira Elliot (drums) and Daniel Lorca (bass, vocals). The band is best known for the song “[track artist=Nada Surf]Popular” from their 1996 album High/Low.

    281,755 listeners (5,454,323 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Nada+Surf

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    Oh No! Oh My! indie • indie pop • indie rock

    Oh No! Oh My! are a three-piece indie rock band from Austin, Texas. Their music is rooted in an intricate melodic style reminiscent of The Magnetic Fields and Belle and Sebastian, fused with quirky lyrics and augmented by a diverse range of
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    49,840 listeners (722,144 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Oh+No%21+Oh+My%21

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    The Raveonettes indie • indie rock • rock

    The Raveonettes are a Danish rock and roll duo consisting of Sune Rose Wagner (guitar, instruments, vocals) and Sharin Foo (guitar and vocals). Their music is characterized by close two-part vocal harmonies inspired by Everly Brothers, coupled with hard-edged electric guitar overlaid with liberal doses of noise.

    105,185 listeners (1,779,470 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/The+Raveonettes

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    Shout Out Louds indie • indie rock • swedish

    Shout Out Louds are an alternative indie rock band from Stockholm, Sweden. The band consists of ‘four boys and one girl’: Adam Olenius (vocals, guitar), Ted Malmros (bass), Carl von Arbin (guitar), Eric Edman (drums) and Bebban Stenborg (keyboards, vocals). Their original name was Luca Brasi until they realized another band shared that name. The band started in

    154,671 listeners (3,077,378 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Shout+Out+Louds

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    Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin indie • indie pop • indie rock

    Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin (SSLYBY) is an indie-pop band from Springfield, Missouri, signed to Polyvinyl Records. The band released a full length album entitled “Broom” in 2005, which received good reviews from newspapers around the world, including the San Francisco Weekly.

    45,967 listeners (793,476 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Someone+Still+Loves+You+Boris+Yeltsin

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    The Stills indie • indie rock • rock

    Formed in 2000, The Stills hail from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The original band members were vocalist Tim Fletcher, guitarist Greg Paquet, drummer Dave Hamelin, and bassist Oliver Corbeil. They put out their first commercial release, the Rememberese EP, in June 2003.

    116,598 listeners (1,731,362 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/The+Stills

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    Switches indie rock • british • indie

    Singer/Guitarist Matt Bishop grew up on the Essex coast where the edgy glitz of Southend seafront did nothing more than inspire Madison Square Garden fantasies. After hearing T-Rex’s ‘Electric Warrior’ when he was 4 years old he wrote his first song called “It’s My Shadow So Leave It Alone”.

    18,972 listeners (186,130 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Switches

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    The Toxic Avenger electronic • new rave • electropop

    Defining his style as ” Emotronic / Christian Rap / Thrash” Toxie, from his realname Simon DeLacroix, developped a noisy, scratchy and heavily saturated sound, but keeping a melodic line that can remember sometimes Justice.

    6,289 listeners (34,018 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/The+Toxic+Avenger

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    VHS or Beta indie • electronic • indie rock

    VHS or Beta is a rock band from Louisville, Kentucky that combines elements of French funk and dance rock. Their self-released debut, ‘Le Funk’, was a minor splash in the record charts but it wasn’t until 2004’s “Night On Fire” that the band achieved great success.

    48,042 listeners (596,109 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/VHS+or+Beta

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    Martha Wainwright singer-songwriter • female vocalists • folk

    Singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright is the daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, and the sister of Rufus Wainwright. She has frequently appeared on recordings by her family members, and has released several independent EPs. Her full length self-titled debut was released in 2005 by Drowned In Sound. Most will have heard her without realising on the

    87,021 listeners (967,977 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Martha+Wainwright

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    White Denim

    Sweaty Rock n Roll from Austin, Texas. The Austin Chronicle published a list of “10 ATXers to Watch in 2007.” Opening act White Denim placed ninth on the list, and the band’s set this evening completely justified the accolades.

    2,990 listeners (16,291 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/White+Denim

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    Yeasayer indie rock • indie • experimental

    Yeasayer (pronounced “yay-sayer”) takes place in the future, somewhere in the Middle East where citizens wear turquoise robes, live in crystal towers, and overindulge on Peter Gabriel albums. Yeasayer’s debut album All Hour Cymbals was released 23 October 2007 on the We Are Free label. More info:

    24,908 listeners (454,302 plays) http://www.last.fm/music/Yeasayer

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    Yo La Tengo indie • indie rock • alternative

    The NJ-based unit explore the extremes of feedback-driven noise rock and sweet melodic pop. Prolific and independent, Yo La Tengo have transcended their influences to ensconce themselves as an institution of the indie community. The core of Yo La Tengo

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