Under-appreciated groups? List them!

Discussion in 'Music' started by rushmore, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. rushmore

    rushmore Well-Known Member
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    Here are a few of mine:

    Poster Children
    Girls against Boys
    Paw
    Quicksand
    Jawbox
    Fugazi
    Volbeat (though catching on now)
    Feeder
    Trail of Dead
    Jason Falkner


    I could keep going, but those are some that stick out in my little mind :)
     

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  2. tube517

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  3. 9to5cynic

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    Bomb the Music Industry!
    Tom Waits
    Operation Ivy (really paved the way for a lot of bands)
     
  4. TJGoSurf

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    Oil Engineer stuff
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    Paper Tongues. I have to support the hometown guys.
     
  5. B2L

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    The HAARP Machine
    Son Of Aurelius
    Rings Of Saturn
    Animals As Leaders
     
  6. CDPlant

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    John Fahey (folk 1960s-1990s)
    Boards of Canada (Electronic/IDM 1990s-present)
    Neutral Milk Hotel (Lo-fi/Indie 1990s)
    Actress (IDM/House/Techno)
    Nicolas Jaar (House/Dance)
    Estradasphere (Avant Garde/Experimental)
     
  7. Angus19

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    Bonobo
    Jack White (he's underappreciated until he's accepted as the greatest guitar composer ever)
    Boards of Canada
    Bon Iver
    Girl Talk
    Buck 65
     
  8. argedion

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    The Infernal Swamp
    Tangerine Dream
    Traffic
     
  9. BS1397

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    I see somebody got good taste... Now lets add to that;

    Camel
    Caravan
    The Strawbs
    Wishbone Ash
     
  10. argedion

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    The Infernal Swamp
    Wheres the RUB loved that album :)
     
  11. Bob Maxey

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    1910 Fruitgum Company . . . they rule. Or ruled. They were under appreciated, so they be gone.
     
  12. vercingetorix

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    I'm a massive queens of th
     
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  14. Rippin508

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    Stir
    Over It
     
  15. JunBringer

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    Hanson


    no I'm not joking their past 2 albums are good as balls.
     
  16. pbf98

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    The Answer
    He is We
    Marianas Trench

    a few I listen to that not many people know of
     
  17. Davdi

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    The Shire
    Stray
    Blodwyn Pig
    Edgar Broughton Band
    Melanie Safka
    Locomotive
     
  18. huh

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    Derek Trucks band aka Tdeschi Trucks Band
    Joshua Radkin
    Damien Rice
    JJ Grey and Mofro
     
  19. general eclect

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    Jeff Lang
    Hat Fitz and Cara Robinson
    Darren Jack
    Phil Emmanuel (Tommy's older brother)
    Clayton Doley
    Lachy Doley

    Just a few quality local acts I enjoy seeing when I can afford to go out...
     
  20. SiempreTuna

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    Reading these I realise I don't know anything about music recorded after 1995.

    And I only have a passing familiarity with stuff from the decade before that.

    To think - I used to be so clued up .. :(
     
  21. 9to5cynic

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    I think Squirrel Nut Zippers are pretty underrated.
     
  22. septembergurl

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    Big Star
    The Replacements
    The Runaways
    Wire
    Pixies
    Fleetwood Mac (over-appreciated for the wrong reasons, under-appreciated for albums such as Tusk)
    Jeffrey Dean Foster (look him up, you won't be disappointed)
    Roxy Music
    The Black Angels
    Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
    Smog
    Bon Scott era AC/DC... no, sorry, Back in Black is not their best album
    The Troggs
    Blonde Redhead
    The Hives
    Adam Ant
    Tom Waits
    Badfinger
    all local bands that deserve to be famous in place of the myriad of shitty bands both past and present that made it big

    ... I could go on and on. :)

    (obviously these are bands that are under-appreciated by "the mainstream")
     
  23. saptech

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    Grand Funk Railroad
    Humble Pie
    Wish Bone Ash, we used to call them Wish Bone Hash!
    Uriah Heep
    Mountain

    Just to name a few...
     
  24. rushmore

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    I agree that Grand Funk is underappreciated now, but in most of the 70s they were bigger than LedZep in the US.

    Others underappreciated now:

    Stray
    Ten Years After
    Mott the Hoople
    The Stooges
    The Groundhogs

    A lot of groups copy these groups now since a generation of time to wait and copy and sound "new" again.
     

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