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Noir Désir: Top 15 Songs

Whenever speaking of Noir Désir, we can't help but instantly hum "Le Vent Nous Portera". However, way before that song became a rather common favorite, the group established itself as a leading rock band from the buzzing 80s French scene......

Top 10 Pink Floyd Songs Written by Syd Barrett

Before Pink Floyd became popular for their progressive albums, like The Wall and The Dark Side of the Moon which all 'true fans' know by heart, they were an underground band that played psychedelic rock music, making people trip balls......

Courtney Barnett: Top 5 Songs

Courtney Barnett is a name that you are probably seeing a lot at the moment. She performed on mainstream outlets from SNL to Stephen Colbert's show, and she's on the lineups of many big festivals around the world......

Tinariwen: Top 15 Songs

Tinariwen is a Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali. The band was formed in 1979 in Tamanrasset, Algeria, but returned to Mali after a cease-fire in the 1990s. When listening to Tinariwen you’re spellbound by their haunting desert charm and rebellious sahara spirit. They were founded by Ibrahim Ag Alhabib, who at age four witnessed the execution of his father (a Tuareg rebel) during a 1963 uprising in Mali. As a child he saw a western film in which a cowboy played a guitar. Ag Alhabib built his own guitar out of a tin can, a stick and bicycle brake wire. He started to play old Tuareg and modern Arabic pop tunes, more than a few years later his band, Tinariwen, is probably the most authentic international act in the world....

Sigur Rós: Top 10 Songs

Sigur Rós are an Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavík, who have been active since 1994. Known for their ethereal sound, frontman Jónsi Birgisson's falsetto vocals, and the use of bowed guitar, the band's music is also noticeable for its incorporation of classical and minimalist aesthetic elements. The band is named after Jónsi's sister Sigurrós Elín....

The Weeknd: Top 10 Underrated Songs

// There has been some controversial info about The Weeknd roaming around on the internet. It is not yet known for sure whether The Weeknd came up w...

Gogol Bordello: Top 10 Songs

Gogol Bordello is a Gypsy punk band from the Lower East Side of Manhattan, formed in 1999 and known for theatrical stage shows and persistent touring. Much of the band's sound is inspired by Gypsy music mixed with punk and dub. The band incorporates accordion and violin (and on some albums, saxophone)....

Nick Drake: Top 5 Songs

// The "doomed romantic" figure, Nick Drake, passed away before his music gained any widespread recognition. However, critical reappraisal and a num...