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the top 10 most exciting artists now according to EW

Old 09-24-07, 12:03 AM
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the top 10 most exciting artists now according to EW

thoughts on the list. decided to include youtube clips
1.Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

2.The Dey

3.Justice

4.Alice Smith

5.Josh Ritter

6.T-Pain

7.New Buffalo

8.Lil Mama

9.Robyn

10.Paramore



Only artist i'm really familiar with is Paramore.
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Old 09-24-07, 01:54 AM
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I'm familiar with Josh Ritter and the comparisons to Springsteen (minus the E Street band sound) are pretty apt. He's one of the few recent artists that I'm very sure will have strong staying power in the future.
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I don't really see how Robyn is very exciting, but ok.
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Somebody needs to kill T-Pain's voicebox and his flow of dollar bills so he can stop loving strippers.
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That list is bullshit.
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Justice is cool - but the rest - meh?
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Outside of Josh Ritter, who I already know of and like, the Justice song and the New Buffalo song are the only ones that I played for longer than 10 seconds...

I agree with Giles when he said "meh".
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I love Josh Ritter. Justice is pretty good, and D.A.N.C.E. might be my favorite video ever.
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Man I feel great not knowing who any of these flashes in the pan are.
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The list is incomplete without...


Umphreys McGee w/ Huey Lewis on Jimmy Kimmel performing "Women, Wine & Song"
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Old 09-25-07, 02:18 PM
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Saw Paramore live the other week, Hayley has a great voice.
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what?
Man I feel great not knowing who any of these flashes in the pan are.
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Old 09-25-07, 02:42 PM
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I'm a huge Ritter fan, but the other artists that I know of on this list, I don't like at all.
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Only one I've heard of was Paramore.
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Not to threadcrap, but now I remember why I never renewed my EW subscription.
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Never heard of any of them
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Old 09-26-07, 02:40 PM
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Only one I've heard of was Josh Ritter, but unlike others in this thread I couldn't stand him (saw him open for an act a few years ago, and it was dreadful) maybe his CD is better, but his show was bad.
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Old 09-26-07, 06:34 PM
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^^^ i too do not really like t-pain but he is hot right now, actually one of the few songs i can handle him on is that new kanye west song and "creep fast" on twista's adrenaline rush 07

id personally switch him with akon tho
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