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Adio Skater
05-06-2012, 06:40 PM
Ayo, I know you kids love indie and electronica so give me some upbeat bands. Shit I can cruise with during the summer.

Stuff like Two Door Cinema and The Wombats please.

Chump Champ
05-06-2012, 06:48 PM
Young Bucks - Dinosaur Feathers - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9W3pBKqRkU)


The Radio Dept. - Heaven's On Fire - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pz6oixJiA8c)

Reptar - Stuck In My ID - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PG4dLtVmap4)

The One Who Once Was
05-06-2012, 07:26 PM
i'm quoting this from another thread

Actually, fuck TDCC, they suck. I just listened to them again and it's just annoyingly catchy pop music. There are better bands in this style.

The Wombats:
- The Wombats Moving To New York official video - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lv773plAGuM)
- The Wombats - Tokyo (Vampires & Wolves) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRhUIJextp8)

The Kooks:
- The Kooks - Naive - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkaMiaRLgvY)
- The Kooks - Seaside [Lyrics] - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2qnPjfufJ8)

- Foals - One (Swedish House Mafia Cover) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY4GNeM6zMo)
- Foals - Balloons (OFFICIAL VIDEO) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHcOFmiswcQ)

Foster the People:
- Foster The People: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMnDHUKGMWs)
- Foster The People - Helena Beat - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABzh6hTYpb8)

You just got me back into looking at all these artists in my iTunes, so thank you.

Oh, and, We Were Promised Jetpacks:
- We Were Promised Jetpacks - Quiet Little Voices - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5ZhBAylbN4)
- We Were Promised Jetpacks - It's Thunder And It's Lightning - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6shmJaOD3Q)

Last one, Funeral Party:
- Funeral Party - New York City Moves To The Sound of L.A. - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQ4p1K9Vz1E&ob=av2e)

The One Who Once Was
05-06-2012, 07:32 PM
some more

RAC- Hollywood (Feat. Penguin Prison) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dw27mptBlyY)

Twin Shadow - 'Five Seconds' - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIrdaoAdvZc)

Moon Boots - Got Somebody | HD - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlxIa40ZY_Q)

05-06-2012, 09:49 PM
I don't even know what indie means anymore but..

Go Outside by Cults - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPKbG1CCLx8)
The album in general

Real Estate - Wonder Years - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3goco5vtogI&feature=related)

Lights Out, Words Gone - Bombay Bicycle Club - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLSEH4Bbb8A)

Belle and Sebastian - We are the sleepyheads - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQzhyNjhMrY)

05-07-2012, 02:52 AM
belle and sebastien
the maccabees
zulu winter
frightened rabbit
dog is dead

05-14-2012, 12:52 PM
neon indian
belle and sebastian
okay (especially the song tragedy, love cruising to that)
edward sharpe
noah and the whale
vampire weekend
peter bjorn and john
rogue wave
the kooks, saw them live not too long ago. it was a really fucking good show

05-14-2012, 01:10 PM
passion pit Passion Pit - Little Secrets - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScC_pi3PJ9k&ob=av3e)
the main drag How We'd Look on Paper - The Main Drag - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zL49zCZmSKA)
the shins The Shins - Bait And Switch (In the Studio) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Po0NF2HssIk&ob=av2e)
Of Montreal Of Montreal-A sentence of sorts in Kongsvinger (with lyrics) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUnq9Y-pWOA)
The New pornographers The New Pornographers - "Crash Years" - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KZANuDcRO4)
midi matilda Midi Matilda-Day Dreams (Official Music Video) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzdyhuhE694)
pepper rabbit Pepper Rabbit Rosemary Stretch - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiGPPK1Wgd0)
freelance whales Freelance Whales-We Could Be Friends.wmv - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g09WSFuSnF0)

i could post more later

06-18-2013, 08:57 AM
Vampire Weekend- A-Punk
New Politics- Harlem
MGMT- Time to Pretend

06-25-2013, 11:39 AM
Zulu Winter - People That You Must Remember - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTR1ckX62W8)
Wild Nothing - Gemini - Chinatown - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhvbth79MaM)
ALPINE - Hands - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzHeNVMqKqg)
Elektrik People - Make Me a Bird - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KrcC9OWmuE)
Funeral Suits - All those friendly people - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5j4l_NdkYMQ)
Modeselektor feat. Thom Yorke - The White Flash - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-b9hgd-3Tc)
Superhumanoids - Geri - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snNvil4IxIw)
WALK THE MOON - Anna Sun - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDVW81bXo0s)
Wye Oak The Alter - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IY3xU2eFrEQ)