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Alternative Folk
Indie folk is a music genre that arose in the 1990s among musicians from indie rock Indie rock is a genre of rock music Rock music is a broad genre of popular music Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry. These forms and styles can be enjoyed and ... scenes influenced by folk music Folk music is a music genre A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions. It is to be distinguished from ''musical form'' and musical style, althoug .... Indie folk hybridizes the acoustic guitar melodies of traditional folk music Folk music is a music genre that includes #Traditional folk music, traditional folk music and the Contemporary folk music, contemporary genre that evolved from the former during the 20th-century folk revival. Some types of folk music may be ca ... with contemporary instrumentation. The g ...
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Indie Rock
Indie rock is a genre of rock music Rock music is a broad genre of popular music Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry. These forms and styles can be enjoyed and performed by people with little or no ... that originated in the United States and United Kingdom in the 1970s. Originally used to describe independent record label An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label A record label, or record company, is a brand A brand is a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from thos ...s, the term became associated with the music they produced and was initially used interchangeably with alternative rock Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock, or simply alternative) is a category of that emerged from the underground of the 1970s and became widely popular in the 1990s. "Alternative" ...
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Fleet Foxes
Fleet Foxes is an American indie folk band formed in Seattle, Washington in 2006. The band consists of Robin Pecknold (vocals, guitar), Skyler Skjelset (guitar, mandolin, backing vocals), Casey Wescott (keyboards, mandolin, backing vocals), Christian Wargo (bass, guitar, backing vocals) and Morgan Henderson (upright bass, guitar, woodwinds, violin, percussion, saxophone). Led by singer-songwriter Robin Pecknold, the band came to prominence in 2008 with the release of their second EP ''Sun Giant'' and their debut album ''Fleet Foxes (album), Fleet Foxes'' on Sub Pop. Both received critical praise and reviewers often noted the band's use of refined lyrics and vocal harmonies. Fleet Foxes' second studio album ''Helplessness Blues'' was released on Sub Pop in 2011. Following a hiatus between 2013 and 2016, during which Pecknold pursued an undergraduate degree, Fleet Foxes reunited to record their third album, ''Crack-Up (album), Crack-Up'', released on Nonesuch Records in 2017. The ...
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British Styles Of Music
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American Styles Of Music
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Julien Baker
Julien Rose Baker (born September 29, 1995) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Her music is noted for its moody quality and confessional lyrical style, as well as frank explorations of issues including spirituality, addiction, mental illness, and human nature. Born and raised in suburban Memphis, Tennessee Memphis is a city along the Mississippi River in southwestern Shelby County, Tennessee, United States. Its 2020 population was 633,104, making it Tennessee's List of largest cities and towns in Tennessee by population, second-most populous city ..., Baker released her debut album ''Sprained Ankle A sprained ankle, also known as a twisted ankle or rolled ankle, is an injury where sprain A sprain, also known as a torn ligament, is the stretching or tearing of ligaments within a joint A joint or articulation (or articular surface) is t ...'' (2015) while she was a student at Middle Tennessee State University. The album received critical acc ...
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Phoebe Bridgers
Phoebe Bridgers (born August 17, 1994) is an American singer-songwriter. Born and raised in Pasadena, California, she was a member of Sloppy Jane before embarking on a solo career. Bridgers' debut studio album, ''Stranger in the Alps'', was released in 2017 to critical acclaim. In 2020, she followed up with her second album, ''Punisher (album), Punisher'', to further critical success and mainstream recognition. Bridgers received four nominations at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, including Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Best New Artist. In addition to her solo work, Bridgers is also a member of the musical groups boygenius (with Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus) and Better Oblivion Community Center (with Conor Oberst). Early life Phoebe Lucille Bridgers was born on August 17, 1994 in Pasadena, California. Her father was a film and television Set construction, set builder, while her mother, Jamie, held various jobs including as a receptionist and executive assistant. She has a y ...
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Peter Robinson (journalist)
Peter Robinson is a British music journalist Music journalism (or music criticism) is media criticism Critique is a wikt:method, method of disciplined, systematic study of a written or oral discourse. Although critique is commonly understood as fault finding and negative judgment,Rodolph .... He is the creator of the pop music Pop is a genre of popular music Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry. These forms and styles can be enjoyed and performed by people with little or no musical tra ...-based blog Popjustice Popjustice is a music website founded in 2000 by UK freelance music journalist Peter Robinson, who has worked for ''NME ''New Musical Express'' (''NME'') is a British music, film and culture website and brand. Founded as a newspaper in 19 .... Robinson self-published the biography/fanzine of The KLF The KLF (also known as the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, the JAMs, t ...
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Popjustice
Popjustice is a music website founded in 2000 by UK freelance music journalist Peter Robinson, who has worked for ''NME ''New Musical Express'' (''NME'') is a British music, film and culture website and brand. Founded as a newspaper in 1952, with the publication being referred to as a 'rock inkie', the NME would become a magazine that ended up as a free publi ...'', ''The Guardian ''The Guardian'' is a British daily newspaper. It was founded in 1821 as ''The Manchester Guardian'', and changed its name in 1959. Along with its sister papers ''The Observer ''The Observer'' is a British newspaper published on Sun ...'', ''Attitude Attitude may refer to: Philosophy and psychology * Attitude (psychology) In psychology Psychology is the science of mind and behavior. Psychology includes the study of consciousness, conscious and Unconscious mind, unconscious phenome ...'' and many others. It is composed of the work of editor Robinson, features editor ...
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Mumford & Sons
Mumford & Sons are a British folk rock band formed in London in 2007. The band consists of Marcus Mumford (lead vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, drums), Ben Lovett (British musician), Ben Lovett (vocals, keyboards, piano), and Ted Dwane (vocals, bass guitar, double bass). Banjo player Winston Marshall left the band in 2021. Mumford & Sons have released four studio albums: ''Sigh No More (Mumford & Sons album), Sigh No More'' (2009), ''Babel (Mumford & Sons album), Babel'' (2012), ''Wilder Mind'' (2015), and ''Delta (Mumford & Sons album), Delta'' (2018). Their debut ''Sigh No More'' peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart and the Billboard 200, ''Billboard'' 200 in the US, with ''Babel'' and ''Wilder Mind'' both debuting at number one in the UK and US, the former becoming the fastest-selling rock album of the decade and leading to a headline performance at the Glastonbury Festival in 2013. The band has also issued three live albums: ''Live at Shepherd's Bush Empire' ...
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Ben Howard
Benjamin John Howard (born 24 April 1987) is an English singer-songwriter, musician and composer. His self-released debut EP ''Games in the Dark'' (2008) was followed by two more EPs, ''These Waters EP, These Waters'' (2009) and ''Old Pine (EP), Old Pine'' (2010). Signed to Island Records, his debut studio album came in 2011 titled ''Every Kingdom''. The album reached number four on the UK Albums Chart and was certified double platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Howard later released two more EPs, ''Ben Howard Live'' (2011) and ''The Burgh Island EP, The Burgh Island E.P.'' (2012). At the 2013 Brit Awards ceremony he received two awards: British Male Solo Artist, and British Breakthrough Act. He performed at 2013 Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury festival on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday 29 June. He released his second studio album, ''I Forget Where We Were'', in October 2014, peaking at number one on the UK Albums Chart. As of 2017, he is a member of the band ...
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Sub Pop
Sub Pop is a record label A record label, or record company, is a brand A brand is a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers. Brands are used in business, marketing, and ad ... founded in 1986 by Bruce Pavitt Bruce S. Pavitt (born March 7, 1959) is the Chicago-born founder of independent record label Sub Pop. He attended Evergreen State College where he hosted a show on Evergreen's KAOS (FM), KAOS radio station before founding Sub Pop. History After ... and Jonathan Poneman Jonathan Poneman is a record executive and co-founder of two record labels: Sub Pop and Hardly Art. Early life and education The third child of Harold and Beverly Poneman, Jonathan was born October 9, 1959 in Toledo, Ohio and grew up in the suburb .... Sub Pop achieved fame in the early 1990s for signing Seattle bands such as Nirvana ' ( , , ; sa, निर्वाण} ''nirvāṇa'' ; Pali: ' ...
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