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Old 02-02-2014, 04:16 PM   #11 (permalink)
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There was a time I use to find new bands on SNL, video channels, Conan etc but not much lately. I use to just by CDs with interesting album covers in the cut-out or dollar bin. There was a place where I could hear the CD before I bought it but that's gone. I don't buy them like I once did, and I haven't gone CD shopping in a store in ages

Now I use Wikipedia sometimes, rarely use blogs. I found Discog can be useful. I like to find things out on my own. So now basically I the bands I find are mainly off of Youtube from the related videos to a band/song I like. I hear new stuff in plugdj but I like to go through a bunch of songs on my own to decide whether or the band is worth getting into or not.
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Old 02-04-2014, 02:19 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Rateyourmusic's recommended albums, Last FM, Documentaries, certain record labels and Allmusic.
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Old 02-05-2014, 01:51 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Duriing the last year I have systematically searched for good covers of classic pop songs on iTunes. I use the browse function and go to the "dance" section

I have found entertaining disco and dance versions of classical pop songs which I am already familiar with. I have purchased some 200 or 300 cover songs by teams of musicians working for the record companies. Not very "artistic" - but this system of mine works!
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Old 02-05-2014, 02:52 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I find a lot of music that way as well. Sometimes it doesn't even get me what I was looking for exactly but nevertheless introduces me to stuff I never would have heard in a million years otherwise. On a similar note, I'll sometimes search for best of lists for genres I don't have a lot of familiarity with, like for example I recently wanted to check out some salsa so I started seeking out "best salsa albums of all time" lists and used that as my jumping off point.
This method is another good one. When I was a kid I used to search Digital Dream Door for good alternative/psychedelic/hip-hop/etc. and that was how I got a lot of my music for a while, back when I was just getting a start at being a music fanatic. Really good site for someone who just wants to get into some different styles, most of their lists are pretty decent.

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Old 02-05-2014, 05:18 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Pitchfork, Stereogum, here, plugg, google, and wikipedia...
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