ABC Playlist


I saw this on another blog. You choose a band for every letter of the alphabet (including DEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ, but those letters aren’t important enough to be in the title).

AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT

Runners-Up: Alexi Murdoch, Alt-J, Arcade Fire

BLIND PILOT

Runners-Up: Baywood, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Bon Iver

 

(THE) CONCEPT

Runners-Up: Coldplay, City and Colour

DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE

Runners-Up: Donavon Frankenreiter, Dear and the Headlights

EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY

Runner-Up: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes

FREELANCE WHALES

Runners-Up: Frightened Rabbit, The Fray, fun., Foster the People

GROUPLOVE

Runners-Up: GIVERS, Generationals, Gaslight Anthem

(THE) HEAD AND THE HEART

Runners-Up: Horse Feathers, Hans Zimmer (Lion King, Inception, Black Hawk Down and Batman Series soundtracks. Oh WASSUP Hans Zimmer. If the Head and the Heart wasn’t so good, I might be tempted to give H to Hans.)

IRON AND WINE

Runners-Up: Ingrid Michaelson, Israel Kamakawiwo’ole (Coolest name: check!)

JACK JOHNSON

Runners-Up: James Vincent McMorrow, Jónsi, Joshua Radin, Joe Purdy

(THE) KILLERS

Runners-Up: Klaus Badelt (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN dunununudadanuda!), Katy Perry (SO catchy), Ke$ha (only thing cooler than her outfits is the way she spells her name)

LUMINEERS

Runner-Up: Local Natives

MUMFORD AND SONS

Runners-Up: Matt and Kim, Miike Snow, Midway State, Michael Giacchino (LOST SOUNDTRACK!!!)

NAKED AND FAMOUS

Runners-Up: Noah and the Whale, Neon Trees

(THE) OH HELLO’S

Runners-Up: Of Monsters And Men, One Republic

PHOENIX

Runners-Up: Portugal. The Man, Pepper Rabbit

QUIET RIOT

Runner-Up: Uhh…turns out Q is not a popular name for bands.

RIVER CITY EXTENSION

Runners-Up: Radical Face, Real Estate

SIGUR RÓS

Runners-Up: Seryn, Snow Patrol, Sleeper Agent

TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB

Runners-Up: Third Eye Blind, This Will Destroy You, Train

U2

Runner-Up: Someone needs to make a new band that starts with “U”…

VAMPIRE WEEKEND

Runner-Up: Vessels

(THE) WOMBATS

Runners-Up: Wintersleep, Walk the Moon, Weezer

(THE) XX

Runner-Up: X’s are rare…

YOUTH LAGOON

Runners-Up: Yellowcard, Young the Giant

ZACK HEMSEY

Runner-Up: Zedd’s Dead

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