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» …AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD – Stylish Texas riot rock band
» ARAB ON RADAR – Kneel at the altar of AoR, you filthy heathens
» BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – News, Q&As and diaries by the Glasgow indie-pop band
» CAPTAIN BEEFHEART – Exhaustive site about Don Van Vliet’s art and music
» DAWN OF THE REPLICANTS – Mad indie rock weirdos from Galashiels
» EL HOMBRE TRAJEADO – Laid back post rock from Glasgow
» ELECTROLUVS – Electropop 2 piece from Kilmarnock
» ENON – Art rock madness from ex-Brainiac folks
» ESKA – Much under-rated Glasgow rock band
» HELLA – Spastic shape-shifting rock from Sacramento
» HEY COLOSSUS – Ex-members of Econoline and Stanton bring you the rock
» HOOD – Official site for the downbeat Leeds band
» HOOKERS GREEN NO.1 – Fantastic Aberdonian mentalists
» HUGGY NATION – Fansite for Huggy Bear’s supercool guitar noise girl punk
» I AM SPARTACUS – The historical background to the Nottingham collective band
» LAPSUS LINGAUE – Piano-led punk band from Glasgow
» LIGHTNING BOLT – Providence duo playing classic rock
» LORDS – Your favourite top hat wearing aristocratic guitar heroes
» LOW – Hushed and minimal band from Duluth, Minnesota
» MOGWAI – News and nonsense from the tremendous noisy Glaswegian fools
» MOGWAI: BRIGHT LIGHT – Fansite with the very latest news and a thorough discography
» THE OEDIPUS – One of the first few ‘diskant bands’ and much loved by us all
» OXES – Crazy fantastic metal rowdyists from Baltimore
» PAPA M – Comprehensive site for all of Dave Pajo’s projects
» PRO FORMA – Stylish Glaswegian dark electro dance punk band
» PAVEMENT – Fansite for the now-gone shambolic US indie/art/rock band
» SHELLAC: MINIMALIST ROCK TRIO – Up to the minute Shellac fansite
» SONGS:OHIA – Great fansite for the music of Jason Molina
» SONIC YOUTH – Fancy website for the New York art-rockers
» SOUVARIS – Nottingham band trying to return some kind of range of emotion to music
» SUNNYVALE NOISE SUB-ELEMENT – Experimental electronics from Oxford
» TICKET TO RIDE: Excellent fansite for Oxford shoegazers Ride
» TORTOISE – Chicago jazz/post rock legends
» TRAIL OF DEAD: BREAK STUFF – Fearless propaganda and general mayhem
» ULTRA HUNK – Home to the many projects of Daniel Jones, ex-Cat On Form
» UM – Unique techno/no-fi/craziness from Cambridge
» ÜTER – 3 piece lo fi electronic noise pop band from Glasgow