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Your A-Z Of Artists

Discussion in 'Music, Box Office, TV & Books' started by Bri, 14 Jan 2006.

  1. Bri

    Mobster

    Joined: 19 Oct 2003

    Posts: 4,839

    Location: Sunny Teesside

    Ok then, pick your favourite band / artist for each letter of the alphabet, I'll Start :D

    A - Arctic Monkeys
    B - Blur
    C - Chemical Brothers
    D - Doors
    E - Echo & The Bunnymen
    F - Franz Ferdinand
    G - Gorillaz
    H - Happy Mondays
    I - Ian Brown
    J - Jamiroquai
    K - Keane
    L - Libertines (flame me :p)
    M - Morcheeba
    N - Nirvana
    O - Oasis
    P - Paul Weller
    Q - Queen
    R - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    S - Stone Roses
    T - The Beatles :)p)
    U - U2
    V - Verve
    W - Warren G
    X - Xzibit?
    Y - Yazzoo (clutching at straws!)
    Z - ZZ Top (Only one I can think of)

    Try & do it as quickly as possible, don't think about it too much! I really stuggled to think of N, X, Y & Z.
     
  2. Chaapa'ai

    Hitman

    Joined: 28 May 2004

    Posts: 524

    Location: The US of A

    I only have letter R. It represents RADIO. That's all I listen to. I am a nut I know.
     
  3. lee87

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    Joined: 31 Jul 2005

    Posts: 2,592

    Couldn't think of one for Z and X.

    A - ACDC
    B - Bloc Party
    C - Coldplay
    D - Default
    E - Evanescence
    F - Funeral for a Friend
    G - Greenday
    H - Hives
    I - Iron Maiden
    J - Jimmy Eat World
    K - Kaiser Chiefs
    L - Linkin Park
    M - Muse
    N - Nirvana
    O - Offspring
    P - Papa Roach
    Q - Queens of the Stone Age
    R - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    S - System of a Down
    T - Trivium
    U - U2
    V - Velvet revolver
    W - Weezer
    X - ??
    Y - Yellowcard
    Z - ??
     
  4. VonClinkerhofen

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Jul 2005

    Posts: 1,347

    Location: South Shields

    Ash
    Black Crowes
    Clash
    Delgados
    Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
    Fall
    Go Team!
    Half Man Half Biscuit
    Iispiral Carpets
    Jimi Hendrix
    Kula shaker
    Lemonheads
    Maximo Park
    Nelly Furtado
    Ocean Colour Scene
    Pulp
    Q
    Radiohead
    Super Furry Animals
    The The
    Undertones
    Velvet Underground
    Wedding Present
    X
    Y
    Ziggy Stardust and the spiders from mars

    Tried to do it without repeating anybody. Got bored don't care about QXY
     
  5. Big Kev

    Capodecina

    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 17,715

    Location: Ashburton Grove

    AC/DC
    Blue Oyster Cult
    Cream
    Def Leppard
    Electric Light Orchestra
    Free
    Girlschool
    Hendrix
    Iron Maiden
    Jam
    Kiss
    Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Metallica
    Nirvana
    OMD
    Pink Floyd
    Queen
    RUSH
    Saxon
    Twisted Sister
    Undertones
    Van Halen
    Whitesnake
    XTC
    Yes
    Zebra
     
  6. Tunney

    Capodecina

    Joined: 11 Oct 2004

    Posts: 14,550

    Location: London

    A - A Silver Mt. Zion
    B - Boards of Canada
    C - Cornelius
    D - DJ Shadow
    E - Elastica
    F - Four Tet
    G - Godspeed You! Black Emperor
    H - Handsome Boy Modeling School
    I - Idlewild
    J - Jurassic 5
    K - Kid 606
    L - Leila
    M - Mylo
    N - Nine Inch Nails
    O - Oasis
    P - Pendulum
    Q - Queens of the Stoneage
    R - Roni Size/Reprazent
    S - Streets, The
    T - Two Lone Swordsmen
    U - Underworld
    V - Vandals, The
    W - White Stripes, The
    X - XTC
    Y - Youthmovie Soundtrack Strategies
    Z - Zero 7

    Named all 26. Woo. :)
     
  7. mctiny

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    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,067

    Location: cidade maravilhosa

    A-Anouk
    B-Bjork
    C-Carter The Unstppable Sex Machine
    D-Dido
    E-Evanescence
    F-Faithless
    G-Green Day
    H-Hayseed dixie
    I-idlewild
    J-Jewel
    K-Kaiser Chief's
    L-Lightning Seeds
    M-Martha wainwright
    N-Norah Jones
    O-Ocean Colour Scene
    P-Prodigy
    Q-Queen
    R-R.E.M
    S-Supergrass
    T-Teha Gilmore
    U-Underworld
    V-Vanessa Carlton
    W-Way Out West
    X-Xibit
    Y-yeah yeah yeah's
    Z-Zero 7

    As I thought of them. A lot of these are my Bands/Artists of the moment though.
     
  8. j00ni

    Soldato

    Joined: 4 Aug 2004

    Posts: 5,622

    Location: Wigan

    A- Audioslave
    B - Beck
    C - Counting Crows
    D - Death Cab For Cutie
    E - Elliott Smith
    F - Feeder
    G - Guster
    H - the Hollies
    I - Idlewild
    J - John Mayer
    K - the Kinks
    L - Liam Frost
    M - Modest Mouse
    N - Neil Young
    O - Oasis
    P - Pixies
    Q - QOTSA
    R - Ryan Adams
    S - Stephen Fretwell
    T - Tom McRae
    U - U2
    V - Vertical Horizon
    W - Weezer
    X -
    Y - Youth Group
    Z - Zwan (but only because I couldn't fit Smashing Pumpkins into S ;) )
     
  9. SidewinderINC

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    Joined: 8 Feb 2004

    Posts: 5,213

    Location: Dartford, Kent

    A - Aerosmith
    B - B.O.C
    C - Coheed & Cambria
    D - Dire Straits
    E - Eagles (the)
    F - Foo Fighters
    G - Guns N' Roses
    H - Hefner
    I - Iron Maiden
    J - Jimi Hendrix
    K - Kiss
    L - Lacuna Coil
    M - Marilyn Manson
    N - Nightwish
    O - Offspring (the)
    P - Poison
    Q - Queen
    R - Rage against the machine
    S - Steve Vai
    T - Thrice
    U - Undertones (the)
    V - Van Halen
    W - White Zombie
    X - XTC
    Y - Yngwie Malmsteen
    Z - Zyklon
     
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  10. Zero5

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    Joined: 7 May 2003

    Posts: 1,654

    Location: On my own somewhere

    A - And you will know us by the trail of dead
    B - Bjork
    C - Coheed and Cambira
    D - DJ Shadow
    E - Explosions In The Sky
    F - Four Tet
    G - GodSpeed! You Black Emperor
    H - Hope Of The States
    I - Ian Brown
    J - James Lavelle
    K - Kid Carpet
    L - Lemon Jelly
    M - Massive Attack
    N - Nine Black Alps
    O - OSI
    P - Portishead
    Q - Queens Of The Stoneage
    R - Richard Ashcroft
    S - Sigur Ros
    T - The Mars Volta
    U - UNKLE
    Z - Zero 7
     
  11. jegz

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    Joined: 30 Mar 2004

    Posts: 1,563

    Location: Edmonton

    A - Amen
    B - Beastie boys
    C - Cypress Hill
    D - Downset
    E - Eric Clapton
    F - Fear Factory
    G - Green Day
    H - Hellacopters
    I - Incubus
    J - Jimi Hendrix
    K - Kaiser Chiefs
    L - Led Zeppelin
    M - Metallica
    N - NOFX
    O - Offspring (old stuff)
    P - Pantera
    Q - Queen
    R - RATM
    S - Snot
    T - Tool
    U - U2
    V - Vandals, The
    W - Weezer
    X - Xhibit
    Y - :confused:
    Z - Zero Down
     
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  12. chrisd

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    Joined: 20 May 2004

    Posts: 1,740

    A- Arcade Fire
    B- Built To Spill
    C-Clap Your Hands...
    D-Decemberists
    E-Elliott Smith
    F-The Fall
    G-Guided By Voices
    H-The Hold Steady
    I- Interpol
    J- Jens Lekman
    K-The Kinks
    L- Love
    M-My Bloody Valentine
    N- Neutral Milk Hotel
    O-Ocean Colour Scene
    P-Pink Floyd/Pavement
    Q-Queen
    R-Radiohead
    S-The Shins
    T-Talking Heads
    U- The Unicorns
    V- Velvet Underground
    W-Wilco
    X-Xiu Xiu
    Y- Yo La Tengo
    Z- Ziggy Stardust (if that counts ;) )

    That's actually very difficult to do. Don't think my list would ever stay the same.
     
  13. Carzy

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    Joined: 21 Nov 2002

    Posts: 8,313

    Location: a

    A - At The Drive-In
    B - Boards Of Canada
    C - Cursive
    D - Dream Theater
    E - Explosions In The Sky
    F - Four Tet
    G - Gospel
    H - Hot Cross
    I - Isis
    J - Jurassic 5
    K - Kyuss
    L - Led Zeppelin
    M - Mastodon
    N - Nine Inch Nails
    O - Opeth
    P - Planes Mistaken For Stars
    Q - QOTSA
    R - Rammstein
    S - Sigur Ros
    T - The Mars Volta
    U - Ugly Duckling
    V - Venetian Snares
    W - Walt Mink
    X - Xzibit
    Y - Yaphet Kotto
    Z - Zwan (for lack of a better choice)
     
  14. Belmit

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 7 Nov 2002

    Posts: 7,612

    Location: The Winchester

    A - Aerosmith
    B - The Beatles
    C - Crowded House
    D - Dire Straits
    E - Elvis Costello
    F - Fun Lovin' Criminals
    G - Green Day
    H - The Housemartins
    I - Idlewild
    J - Michael Jackson
    K - Kula Shaker
    L - Lightning Seeds
    M - Mercury Rev
    N - New Order
    O - Oasis/Ocean Colour Scene
    P - The Police
    Q - Queen
    R - Razorlight
    S - Shed 7
    T - Travis/Talking Heads
    U - U2
    V - The Verve
    W - The Who
    X -
    Y - Neil Young
    Z - The Zutons

    Couldn't decide between a couple, and had to cheat with Elvis Costello and go by first name! Also, since I can't even name a song by any artist I know that begins with X I didn't feel it was worthy of a place.
     
  15. RandomTom

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 28 Sep 2004

    Posts: 8,541

    A - Anberlin
    B - Bloc Party
    C - Cursive
    D - Death Cab for Cutie
    E - Evergreen Terrace
    F - Frank Sinatra
    G - Gorillaz
    H - Hard Fi
    I - Iron Maiden
    J - Jimmy Eat World
    K - Killers
    L - Lucky boys Confusion
    M - Make Like Audio
    N - NWA
    O - Oasis
    P - Postal Service
    Q - Queens of the Stone Age
    R - Rooney
    S - Stranglers
    T - Thrice
    U - Underoath
    V - Verve
    W - Whispering Actually
    X - Xzibit
    Y - Yellowcard
    Z - Zwan

    :)
     
  16. melymel2789

    Gangster

    Joined: 25 Aug 2005

    Posts: 139

    Location: Cornwall

    A - Alice in chains
    B - Bleeding Through
    C - Cradle fo filth
    D - devildriver
    E - Evanescence (sp)
    F - Faith no more
    G - God forbid
    H - Helloween
    I - incubus
    J - Jimmy Eat world
    K - Kill Switch Engage
    L - Lamb of God
    M - Metallica
    N - nine inch nails
    O - opeth
    P - Paradise Lost
    Q - Queens of the stone age
    R - Rage against the Machine
    S - System of A Down
    T - Trivium
    U - The Used
    V - Velvet Revolver (gettin desperate)
    W - Within Temptation
    X - :(
    Y - Yellow Card
    Z - :(

    Thats off the top my head as my computer with my playlist on is dead atm :(
     
  17. Gezzard

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 15 Nov 2003

    Posts: 1,259

    Location: Gillingham, Kent!

    A - Altern8
    B - Bob Marley
    C - Carl Cox
    D - Duran Duran
    E - 808 State
    F - Faithless
    G - Goldie
    H - Hard-Fi
    J - Jeff Buckley
    K - Killers (Tough one this, possibly Kaiser Chiefs or kasabian too)
    L - Libertines
    M - Massive Attack
    N - Nirvana
    O - Oasis
    P - Prodigy
    Q - Queen
    R - Rebel MC
    S - SL2 / Slipmatt
    T - T. Rex
    U - Urban Hype
    V - Verve
    W - Wham!
    X - X-Press 2
    Y - ?
    Z - Zinc (DJ)
     
  18. Cybermyk

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    Joined: 31 May 2005

    Posts: 6,850

    Location: Peoples Republik of Teesside

    Alanis Morissette
    Be Bop Deluxe
    Coldplay
    David Bowie
    Evanescence
    Foo Fighters
    Genesis
    Happy Mondays
    Iggy Pop
    Jimi Hendrix
    King Crimson
    League of Friendly Guitarists
    Magazine
    Nelly Furtado
    Oasis
    Pearl Jam
    Queen
    Rush
    Sex Pistols
    Thin Lizzy
    UK
    Velvet Underground
    War of the Worlds (various artists)
    XTC
    Yngwie Malmsteen
    ZZ Top
     
  19. Grrrrr

    Soldato

    Joined: 23 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,693

    Location: Various

    A - Andain
    B - Brian Transeau
    C - Chicane
    D - Delerium
    E - Energy 52
    F - Ferry Corsten
    G - Gabriel & Dresden
    H - Holden & Thompson
    I - Iio
    J - John '00' Fleming
    K - Kirsty Hawkshaw
    L - Laurent VĂ©ronnez
    M - Mike Foyle
    N - Nu NRG
    O - Oliver Lieb
    P - Push
    Q -
    R - Royksopp
    S - Scot Project
    T - The Thrillseekers
    U - Underworld
    V - Veracoche
    W - Way Out West
    X -
    Y -
    Z -
     
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  20. Jampy

    Gangster

    Joined: 23 Oct 2002

    Posts: 291

    A - A Silver Mount Zion
    B - Bright Eyes
    C - Cat Power
    D - Do Make Say Think
    E - Explosions in the Sky
    F - Flaming Lips
    G - GY!BE
    H - Herman Dune
    I - Iron & Wine
    J - John Coltrane
    K - Kings of Convenience
    L - Low
    M - Mogwai
    N - Neutral Milk Hotel
    O - Outhud
    P - Pixies
    Q - Q and not U
    R - Radiohead
    S - Sufjan Stevens
    T - Tortoise
    U - Unicorns
    V - Venetian Snares
    W - Why?
    X - Xiu Xiu
    Y - Yo la Tengo
    Z - ...

    Quite a boring list, but its impossible to choose for some letters!