questionslooking for new music. who's your top 10?

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BB King The Thrill is Gone
Anything by Al Green
Simon & Garfunkle - Every single song they recorded. Together or separately.

Am currently listening to this - Phil Collins.

Favorite classical - Rachmonioff's Concerto No. 2 in C minor, by Artur Rubentstein.

Way more than 10 favorites....

I love music, it soothes me. And excites me. Youtube is free, why not listen to songs & then think about purchasing them?

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My top 10 coincides with a few of yours:

1. Queen
2. Green Day
3. Eminem
4. Nirvana
5. No Doubt
6. R.E.M.
7. Ice Cube
8. Rage Against the Machine
9. The Beatles
10. Fleetwood Mac

Sadly I have no "new bands" for you to peruse. :|

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I see a lot of 90s rock there so I would recommend any of the recent FooFighters albums. Listen and see if you like them but The Black Keys are good. I'll probably come up with more later.

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@curtisuxor: Yes! Another favorite! Fleetwood Mac - Tusk. The complete album. Sara, a favorite along w/Tusk. So much music; so much pleasure. The Beatles? Of course!!

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another newer one but stop me if you don't like these: Mumford and Sons. The album is Sigh No More

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The Toadies Try them they were released poorly it is a good find.

Tool
Metallica
Slipknot

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copied from an earlier post.

:Here are some Amazing albums that aren't as easy to get into but they might grow on you.:
Modest Mouse - Lonesome Crowded West
Elliott Smith - Self Titled
Guided By Voices - Alien Lanes
Daniel Johnston - Songs of Pain
Pavement - Slanted and Enchanted
Ugly Casanova - Sharpen Your Teeth
Neil Young - Harvest or Harvest Moon or Freedom!
Spoon - Gimme Fiction
Interpol - Antics
Year of the Rabbit - Self Titled
Brain Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks
Red House Painters - Ocean Beach
Neutral Milk Hotel - In the aeroplane over the sea
Fugazi - 13 songs
Klaus Nomi - Simple Man
The Bird and The Bee - Self Titled
Man Man (entire discography in this order) Life Fantastic, Six Demon Bag, Rabbit Habits, Man in the blue turban)
Nick Drake - Pink Moon
Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
Mimicking Birds - Self titled
Pixies - Doolittle or bossanova

Italics are the ones I think you might like

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I don't think I'll get to 10, but here's some "fairly current" groups/musicians that I enjoy:

(Some of these are definitely acquired tastes)

Mountain Goats
Amy Winehouse
Widespread Panic
Emiliana Torrini
Mindless Self Indulgence
Neutral Milk Hotel
Portishead
Katy Perry*
Lady GaGa*

*guilty but embarrassing pleasures

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I like most of your list - Here's a top 10 (in no particular order) of modern artists:

1. Of Monsters and Men
2. Vampire Weekend
3. Band of Skulls
4. Sleigh Bells
5. Cage the Elephant
6. Young The Giant
7. The Airborne Toxic Event
8. The Sounds
9. Snow Patrol
10. Foster The People

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I'm going to list the top 10 I have been listening to as of late, not my top 10 favs.

Blood Red Shoes
AM Taxi
Crash Kings
The Gaslight Anthem
Neon Trees
Paper Tongues
The Dirty Heads
Evans Blue
Fun.
Gary Go

A little jumpy genre wise, but all pretty good tunes.

All time fav, Foo Fighters. Dave Ghrohl is a music genius

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I don't have a top ten for you, but I want to recommend giving Regina Spektor a try.

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My favorites, no particular order:

The Airborne Toxic Event
fun.
Paramore
Daughter
Gabrielle Aplin
The Killers
Orla Gartland
The Wombats
Walk The Moon
Kate Nash
Matt & Kim
Ed Sheeran
Mumford & Sons
Silversun Pickups
Hudson Taylor
Ben Folds Five

Too hard to limit it to ten.

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New - at least to me:

Skillet
Theory of a Deadman
Chevelle

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@mtm2: What rock have you been living under? J/K
Be sure to get Chevelle's newest album "Hats off to the Bull" and my fav "This Type of Thinking Could Do Us In" Such great albums.

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@wickedd365: Stuck to Clasic Rock. Just started listening to some of the newer stuff.

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in no particular order
1. toad the wet sprocket
2. Nick Cave
3. Silversun Pickups
4. Filter
5. Leonard Cohen
6. Depeche Mode
7. Gordon Lightfoot
8. Dropkick Murphy's
9. Eels
10. Kasey Chambers

Honorable mentions: morphine, meatpuppets, Thelonious monk, violent femmes, soul coughing

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@ruger9mm: I'm all about Dropkick Murphy's right now. Been listening to them constantly!

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Worth a download:

Steven Page, "Page One"
Leonard Cohen, "I'm Your Man"

I'm assuming you're familiar with Lady Gaga (no guilt here).

Sorry I can't think of ten right now; other than my favorite artists, I'm all about tracks.

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