Rock (2000s)


Abe Vigoda [2007– ]

Justin Adams

Ryan Adams (1974– )

Adele (1988– )

Adebisi Shank [2008– ]

Adult. [2001– ]

Akron/Family [2005– ]

Damon Albarn (1968– )

Alela Diane (1983– )

Lily Allen (1985– )

An Horse [2009– ]

Angry Angles

Animal Collective [2000– ]

The Antlers [2006– ]

Antony and the Johnsons [2000– ]

Aranda [2008– ]

Arbouretum [2006– ]

Arcade Fire [2004– ]

Archie Bronson Outfit

Architecture in Helsinki [2004– ]

Arctic Monkeys [2005– ]

India Arie

Art Brut [2005– ]

At War With Self [2000– ]

Nicole Atkins (1978– )

Atlas Sound

Dan Auerbach (1979– )

Autolux [2004– ]

Maya Azucena

Babyshambles [2005– ]

Badly Drawn Boy [2000– ]

Bahamas

Balkan Beat Box

Band of Horses [2006– ]

Devendra Banhart (1981– )

Baroness [2005– ]

The Baseball Project [2008– ]

Bat for Lashes (1979– )

Battles [2007– ]

David Bazan (1976– )

Be Your Own Pet [2005–2008]

Beach House [2006– ]

Beauty Pill [2004– ]

Daniel Bedingfield [2002– ]

Natasha Bedingfield

The Beets [2009–2011]

Beirut [2006– ]

Drake Bell (1986– )

Bell Orchestre

Bell X1 [2000– ]

The Bellfuries [2001– ]

Rick Berlin (1945– )

The Besnard Lakes [2007– ]

Best Coast [2009– ]

Beyoncé (1981– )

Bhi Bhiman

Justin Bieber (1994– )

Big Lazy [2000– ]

The Big Pink [2009– ]

Bilal (1979– )

Scott H. Biram (1974– )

Aloe Blacc (1979– )

The Black Angels [2006– ]

Black Bonzo [2004– ]

The Black Keys [2002– ]

Black Kids [2008– ]

Black Lips [2003– ]

Black Moth Super Rainbow [2002– ]

Black Mountain [2005– ]

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club [2000– ]

Blitzen Trapper

BLK JKS

Bloc Party [2005– ]

The Bloody Hollies [2003– ]

Bomb the Music Industry! [2005– ]

Bombay Bicycle Club

Bon Iver [2006– ]

A.A. Bondy

Books [2002– ]

Carla Bozulich

Brakes [2005– ]

Brand New [2001– ]

Cory Branan (1975– )

Brazilian Girls [2005– ]

Jeff Bridges (1949– )

British Sea Power [2003– ]

Broken Land

Broken Social Scene [2001– ]

JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound [2009– ]

Brothers of the Southland

Chris Brown (1989– )

V.V. Brown (1983– )

Dan Bryk

The Budos Band [2005– ]

Burrito Deluxe

Colbie Caillat (1985– )

Camera Obscura [2001– ]

Blu Cantrell

The Capricorns

Care Bears on Fire [2009– ]

Brandi Carlile (1981– )

Julian Casablancas (1978– )

Casiokids [2007– ]

Cato Salsa Experience [2000– ]

Cauldron [2007– ]

Causa Sui [2006– ]

The Chalets

Chairlift [2008– ]

Kasey Chambers (1976– )

Cody Chesnutt [2002– ]

Chrisette Michele (1982– )

Chromeo [2004– ]

Ciara (1985– )

Circa Survive [2005– ]

Citay

City High

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah [2005– ]

Kelly Clarkson (1982– )

Coathangers [2007– ]

Cobalt [2009– ]

Cock Lorge

Codeine Velvet Club [2009– ]

Cold Cave [2009– ]

Colleen (1976– )

Jason Collett

The Computers [2008– ]

Condo Fucks

Amy Cook (1979– )

Coyote Poets of the Universe [2004– ]

The Cribs [2005– ]

A Cricket in Times Square [2003– ]

Jarvis Cocker (1963– )

Mikal Cronin

Crystal Castles [2008– ]

Crystal Stilts [2008– ]

Cut Copy [2004– ]

Cut Off Your Hands [2006– ]

Cymbals Eat Guitars [2009– ]

Miley Cyrus (1992– )

Darunam [2007– ]

Daughter [2003– ]

Craig David (1981– )

Dawes [2009– ]

Kimya Dawson (1972– )

Dan Deacon (1981– )

The Deacons

The Dead Weather [2009– ]

Deadstring Brothers [2003– ]

The Decemberists [2002– ]

Deer Tick (1986– )

Deerhunter [2004– ]

Rocco Deluca (1976– )

Dengue Fever [2003– ]

Brett Dennen (1979– )

Desaparecidos [2001– ]

Raheem DeVaughn

DeVotchKa [2002– ]

Dirty Beaches [2008– ]

The Dirty Projectors [2003– ]

Disappears [2009– ]

The Dø [2008– ]

The Dodos [2006– ]

Martin Dosh

Rose Elinor Dougall (1986– )

Mike Doughty (1970– )

Drakkar Sauna [2003– ]

Dr. Dog [2001– ]

The-Dream

Kevin Drew

Minnie Driver (1970– )

The Drums [2009– ]

Duffy

Matt Duke

Dum Dum Girls [2009– ]

Dungen [2001– ]

Baxter Dury (1972– )

Eddy Current Suppression Ring [2006– ]

Kathleen Edwards (1978– )

Mike Edison

Efterklang [2004– ]

Elbow [2001– ]

Electrelane [2001– ]

Electric Six [2003– ]

Electric Wire Hustle [2009– ]

Explosions in the Sky [2000– ]

The Extra Lens [2002– ]

The Eye

Fantasia

Ricky Fanté

Far East Movement [2005– ]

Jay Farrar (1966– )

The Felice Brothers [2006– ]

Fever Ray

Fiel Garvie [1996– ]

Field Music [2005– ]

Fiery Furnaces [2003– ]

Fight Like Apes [2008– ]

Melanie Fiona (1983– )

First Aid Kit [2009– ]

Fleet Foxes [2008– ]

Floetry [2002–2005]

Florence and the Machine

Foals [2008– ]

Fond of Tigers

Foot Village [2005– ]

Amanda Ford

The Foreign Exchange [2004– ]

Josephine Foster

Four Year Strong [2007– ]

Franz Ferdinand [2004– ]

Lars Frederiksen

Free Energy [2009– ]

The Fresh and Onlys [2009– ]

Friendly Fires

Frightened Rabbit [2006– ]

Fruit Bats [2001– ]

Fuck Buttons [2007– ]

Fucked Up [2002– ]

Fujiya and Miyagi [2008– ]

Fun. [2005– ]

Ezra Furman (1986– )

Nelly Furtado (1978– )

Future of the Left [2007– ]

Future Islands [2008– ]

Gallant (1992– )

Gang Gang Dance [2004– ]

The Gaslight Anthem [2007– ]

Gay for Johnny Depp

Gigi [2008– ]

Girls [2009– ]

Girls' Generation [2007– ]

Girls Guns and Glory [2006– ]

Glasvegas

The Go! Team [2004– ]

God Help the Girl [2009– ]

Goldfrapp [2000– ]

The Good, the Bad, and the Queen

Gorillaz [2001– ]

Gossip [2000– ]

The Gothic Archies

Gotye (1980– )

Jackie Greene (1980– )

Grenadier

Grinderman [2007– ]

Grizzly Bear [2004– ]

Steve Gunn

The Habit

Handsome Furs [2007– ]

Harlem [2008– ]

Mayer Hawthorne

Health [2007– ]

Heartless Bastards [2005– ]

Heartsrevolution [2008– ]

Paul Heaton (1962– )

The Henry Clay People [2006– ]

Tom Herman

Hil St. Soul [2000– ]

Keri Hilson (1982– )

Hiss Golden Messenger

The Hold Steady [2004– ]

Honey Island Swamp Band [2008– ]

Honeyhoney [2008– ]

Patterson Hood (1964– )

Jesca Hoop (1975– )

The Horrors [2007– ]

Hot Chelle Rae [2009– ]

Hot Chip [2002– ]

Hot Hot Heat [2002– ]

Beth Jeans Houghton (1990– )

Jennifer Hudson (1981– )

Van Hunt (1970– )

I See Hawks in L.A. [2001– ]

Lia Ices

Ida Maria (1984– )

Interpol [2001– ]

Iron and Wine (1974– )

Jason Isbell (1979– )

Ivan and Alyosha [2009– ]

Jackie-O Motherfucker [2000– ]

Jaguar Love [2008– ]

Leela James (1983– )

Japandroids [2006– ]

Jemina Pearl (1987– )

Carly Rae Jepsen (1985– )

Jesus H Christ and the Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse

JJ

Joan as Police Woman (1970– )

Jack Johnson

Nick Jonas (1992– )

Jonas Brothers [2006– ]

Norah Jones (1979– )

Jónsi (1975– )

Junior Senior [2003– ]

Kayo Dot [2003– ]

Keane [2004– ]

John Paul Keith

Tyler Keith

Stephen Kellogg (1976– )

Kem

Keren Ann (1974– )

Kesha (1987– )

Alicia Keys (1980– )

The Killers [2004– ]

The Kills [2002– ]

Kings of Leon [2003– ]

Sonya Kitchell

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Klaxons [2007– ]

The Knife [2005– ]

KTU

La Dispute [2006– ]

La Roux

La Sera

Steve Lacy (1998– )

Lady Gaga (1986– )

Lake Street Dive [2007– ]

Ray LaMontagne (1973– )

Dawn Landes [#] (1980– )

Late of the Pier [2008– ]

Amy LaVere

Avril Lavigne (1984– )

Ledisi

Left Lane Cruiser [2007– ]

John Legend (1978– )

Jens Lekman (1981– )

Jinx Lennon (1964– )

Sondre Lerche

Let's Wrestle [2008– ]

Black Joe Lewis

Jenny Lewis (1977– )

Liars [2001– ]

The Libertines [2002– ]

Lightspeed Champion (1985– )

The Like [2005– ]

Lissie (1982– )

Little Boots (1984– )

Little Dragon [2007– ]

The Little Willies [2003– ]

Liturgy [2003– ]

Living Things

Lloyd (1986– )

LMFAO [2009– ]

Local Natives [2010– ]

LoneLady

Los Campesinos! [2007– ]

Lost in the Trees [2007– ]

Lotus Plaza [2009– ]

Courtney Love

Love Is All [2006– ]

The Love Language [2009– ]

The Low Anthem [2006– ]

Lykke Li (1986– )

Amy MacDonald (1987– )

The Magic Words

Mahjongg [2005– ]

Make a Rising

Jesse Malin

Stephen Malkmus (1966– )

Man Man

Manchester Orchestra [2006– ]

Mariachi El Bronx [2009– ]

Laura Marling (1990– )

The Mars Volta [2002– ]

Martha [2012– ]

Mastodon [2002– ]

Mates of State [2000– ]

Matt and Kim [2006– ]

John Maus

Imelda May (1974– )

Jessica Lea Mayfield (1989– )

Fergus McCormick

Cass McCombs (1977– )

Anne McCue

Megafaun [2008– ]

Memory Tapes [2009– ]

Menya [2008– ]

The Menzingers [2007– ]

The Mercenaries

Metric [2003– ]

Metronomy [2006– ]

MGMT [2008– ]

Micachu

Microwaves [2002– ]

Miike Snow [2009– ]

Mika (1983– )

Mike and the Ravens

Mimicking Birds [2009– ]

Miniature Tigers [2008– ]

Aidan Moffat (1973– )

The Moldy Peaches [2001– ]

Monsters of Folk [2009– ]

Moonbound

Tom Morello (1964– )

Gurf Morlix (1951– )

The Morning Benders [2008– ]

Teedra Moses

Mount Eerie

Mr. Groove Band

Ms. Dynamite

Mudcrutch

Murder by Death [2002– ]

Róisín Murphy (1973– )

Musiq (1977– )

My Chemical Romance [2002–2011]

Kate Nash (1987– )

The National [2001– ]

Neon Indian [2009– ]

Neon Neon [2008– ]

New Estate

The New Pornographers [2000– ]

A.C. Newman (1968– )

Ne-Yo (1979– )

Nine Men's Morris [2004– ]

1990s [2007– ]

Nneka (1981– )

No Age [2007– ]

Noisettes [2006– ]

Noonday Underground [2000– ]

Normal Love

North Mississippi All Stars [2000– ]

Karen O (1978– )

Dawn Oberg

Conor Oberst (1980– )

Obits [2011– ]

O'Death [2007– ]

OK Go [2002– ]

Ollabelle [2004– ]

Okkervil River [2000– ]

OneRepublic [2007– ]

The Oohlas

Owl City [2008– ]

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart [2007– ]

Amanda Palmer (1976– )

Panda Bear (1978– )

Panic! at the Disco

James Pants

Pants Yell! [2007– ]

Paramore [2005– ]

Parlovr [2009– ]

Parralox [2008– ]

Passion Pit

Pattern Is Movement [2004– ]

PC Worship [2009– ]

Peaking Lights [2009– ]

Elvis Perkins (1976– )

Katy Perry (1984– )

Peter Bjorn and John [2002– ]

Phantogram [2009– ]

Phoenix [2000– ]

Phosphorescent

Picastro [2001– ]

The Pierces [2000– ]

Kate Pierson

Pink (1979– )

Ariel Pink (1978– )

The Pipettes [2006– ]

Pissed Jeans [2005– ]

A Place to Bury Strangers [2007– ]

Planningtorock [2005– ]

The Polyphonic Spree [2002– ]

The Ponys [2004– ]

Ponytail [2007– ]

Portugal. The Man [2006– ]

Positive Flow [2004– ]

The Postal Service [2003– ]

The Postelles [2008– ]

Lisa Marie Presley (1968– )

Pretty Girls Make Graves [2002– ]

Prinzhorn Dance School [2007– ]

P.S. Eliot [2009– ]

The Psychic Paramount [2002– ]

Public Record

Puttanesca

The Raconteurs

The Radio Dept. [2003– ]

Rainbow Arabia [2008– ]

The Rakes

The Raveonettes [2002– ]

Amy Ray (1964– )

Real Estate [2009– ]

Jay Reatard (1980–2010)

Martha Redbone

Eli "Paperboy" Reed

The Reputation [2002– ]

Damien Rice

Rihanna (1988– )

Rilo Kiley [2001– ]

Josh Ritter

Rivulets

Dexter Romweber (1966– )

Arrica Rose

Caitlin Rose

Rose Hill Drive [2006– ]

Stuart Rosh

Kelly Rowland

Rufus Huff

The Rural Alberta Advantage [2009– ]

The Russian Futurists [2001– ]

Carl Hancock Rux

St. Vincent (1982– )

Santigold (1976– )

Sa-Ra [2005– ]

Scarcity of Tanks [2008– ]

Chris Schlarb

School of Seven Bells [2008– ]

Scissor Sisters [2004– ]

Jill Scott (1972– )

Ty Segall (1987– )

The Service Industry

Andy Shauf

She and Him [2008– ]

Shearwater [2001– ]

Shesus [2003– ]

Deena Shoshkes

Shout Out Louds [2005– ]

Sia (1975– )

The Skull Defekts [2007– ]

Sleaford Mods [2007– ]

Sleeping in the Aviary [2007– ]

Slow Train Soul [2004– ]

Smile Smile [2006– ]

Smith Westerns

The Soft Pack

Solange (1986– )

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin [2006– ]

The Soundcarriers [2009– ]

Eddie Spaghetti (1967– )

Regina Spektor (1980– )

Spider Bags [2007– ]

The Starkweather Boys [2007– ]

Starlight Mints

Gwen Stefani (1969– )

Marnie Stern (1976– )

Sufjan Stevens (1975– )

Strand of Oaks [2009– ]

The Strange Boys

Street Sweeper Social Club [2009– ]

The Strokes [2000– ]

The Suicide Kings

Jazmine Sullivan (1987– )

Mark Sultan (1973– )

The Summer Set [2008– ]

Sun Araw [2008– ]

Sun Kil Moon [2003– ]

Susanne Sundfør (1986– )

Skye Sweetnam

Jamie T (1986– )

Tanya Tagaq (1977– )

Talibam! [2009– ]

The Tallest Man on Earth

Tame Impala [2009– ]

Tanlines [2008– ]

Avey Tare (1979– )

Tea Cozies [2009– ]

The Teenagers [2008– ]

Telekinesis [2009– ]

Tenacious D

Tenement

Vienna Teng (1978– )

Thao and the Get Down Stay Down [2008– ]

Bow Thayer

Thee Oh Sees [2006– ]

Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra [2010– ]

The Thermals [2003– ]

These New Puritans [2008– ]

Robin Thicke (1977– )

13 and God [2005– ]

This Moment in Black History [2004– ]

Fred Thomas (1976– )

Teddy Thompson (1976– )

Those Darlins [2009– ]

3 Tenors of Soul

Thunderbirds Are Now! [2002– ]

Thundercat (1984– )

Justin Timberlake [2002– ]

Times New Viking [2005– ]

The Ting Tings [2008– ]

Titus Andronicus [2008– ]

Tokyo Police Club [2006– ]

Touché Amoré [2008– ]

Transplants [2002– ]

Tumbledown House [2009– ]

Tuner

Tune-Yards [2009– ]

Frank Turner (1981– )

TV on the Radio [2002– ]

Tweet (1972– )

The Twilight Sad [2007– ]

The Twilight Singers [2000– ]

Uncle Dave

The Unicorns [2003– ]

The Unseen Guest

The Upsidedown [2004– ]

Ursa Minor [2003– ]

U.S. Girls [2008– ]

Dyan Valdés

Vampire Weekend [2008– ]

Sharon Van Etten (1981– )

Chad VanGaalen

Stoll Vaughan

Kurt Vile (1980– )

Vivian Girls [2008– ]

Von Garcia

Von Südenfed [2007– ]

Martha Wainwright

The Walkmen [2002– ]

The War on Drugs [2008– ]

M. Ward (1974– )

Warpaint [2009– ]

The Watson Twins [2008– ]

Wavves [2009– ]

Wet Dog [2008– ]

Whiskey Myers [2008– ]

Emily Jane White

Kenny White

White Denim

The Whitefield Brothers

Why? [2002– ]

Wide Right [2002– ]

Wild Beasts [2008– ]

Wild Nothing [2009– ]

Wildbirds and Peacedrums [2007– ]

Will.i.am [#] (1975– )

Pharrell Williams (1973– )

The Willowz [2004– ]

Amy Winehouse (1983–2011)

Withered Hand

Wolf Parade [2005– ]

Chelsea Wolfe (1983– )

The Wonder Years [2007– ]

Wonderlick

The Wood Brothers

Wooden Wand

Wormburner [2004– ]

Wussy [2005– ]

Wye Oak [2008– ]

Pete M. Wyer

Xiu Xiu [2002– ]

The XX [2008– ]

Yacht

Yeah Yeah Yeahs [2001– ]

Yeasayer [2007– ]

Yelle

Yellow Swans [2004– ]

Thom Yorke (1968– )

Zevious [2008– ]

Zola Jesus (1989– )

Zs [2007– ]

Zwan

Various Artists


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