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List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque

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List of Albuquerque bands, listed by their level of fame. This Albuquerque musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Albuquerque bands are included, as well as many Albuquerque musicians of underground status. This list of Albuquerque musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Albuquerque bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List contains bands like Beirut, The Shins.

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Beirut is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque

Albums: The Flying Club Cup, Gulag Orkestar, Elephant Gun, Pompeii EP, Lon Gisland, + more

Beirut is an American band which was originally the solo musical project of Santa Fe native Zach Condon. Beirut's music combines elements of indie-rock and world music. The band's first ...more

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The Shins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque

Albums: Chutes Too Narrow, Wincing the Night Away, Port of Morrow, Oh, Inverted World, + more

The Shins are an American indie rock band formed in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1996. The band's current lineup consists of James Mercer (vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, songwriter), Jon ...more

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Randy Castillo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque
Genre: Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock; Nationality: United States of America
Randolpho Francisco Castillo (December 18, 1950 – March 26, 2002) was an American musician. He was Ozzy Osbourne's drummer during the mid-1980s to the early 1990s, and later as drummer for ...more
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James Mercer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque
Genre: Indie pop and Indie rock; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Acoustic Set (1-7-04)

James Russell Mercer (born December 26, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and musician. He is the founder, vocalist, lead singer-songwriter, and sole remaining original member ...more

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The Echoing Green is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque

Albums: Hope Springs Eternal, Science Fiction, Glimmer of Hope: Recorded Live at TOM Fest '98, Music From the Ocean Picture, Electronica, + more

The Echoing Green is an electronica/synthpop band. It began as a duo between Joey Belville and Aaron Bowman in 1992, and has since released eleven major albums. While founder Belville is a ...more

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Deepsky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque

Albums: In Silico, Stargazer EP, Talk Like A Stranger, Brambledog, Ghost, + more

Deepsky is an electronic music act based in Los Angeles. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Deepsky formed in 1995 by J. Scott Giaquinta and Jason Blum after the dissolution of their first ...more
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Bob Ostertag is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque
Genre: Experimental rock; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Burns Like Fire, Fear No Love, Verbatim, Flesh and Blood, Say No More, + more

Robert "Bob" Ostertag (born April 19, 1957 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States) is an experimental sound artist, political activist and writer based in San Francisco. He has ...more
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The Handsome Family is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque

Albums: Live at Schuba’s Tavern, Twilight, Last Days of Wonder, Singing Bones, Through the Trees, + more

The Handsome Family is an alternative country and Americana duo consisting of husband and wife Brett and Rennie Sparks formed in Chicago, Illinois, and currently based in Albuquerque, New ...more
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A Hawk and a Hacksaw is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque

Albums: You Have Already Gone to the Other World, A Hawk and a Hacksaw, The Way the Wind Blows, Darkness at Noon, A Hawk and a Hacksaw and The Hun Hangár Ensemble, + more

A Hawk and a Hacksaw is an American folk duo from Albuquerque, New Mexico, currently signed to L.M. Dupli-cation. The band consists of accordionist Jeremy Barnes, who was previously the drummer ...more
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Soular is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque
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Edith Grove is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Albuquerque
Edith Grove