Bands/Musicians DFA Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of DFA Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This DFA Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular DFA Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these DFA Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by DFA Records.

Examples include LCD Soundsystem and Hot Chip.

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Black Dice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Electronic music, Experimental rock Black Dice is an experimental electronic music group currently based in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom Acid techno, Electronic dance music, Electronica Delia Gonzalez and Gavin Russom are two performance artists, musicians, and sculptors from Miami, Florida and Providence, Rhode Island respectively. The two met at a party in New York City and ...more

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Free Energy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Power pop, Indie rock Free Energy is an American rock band based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The members include Scott Wells, Paul Sprangers, Evan Wells, and Nicholas Shuminsky.

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Gavin Russom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Acid techno, Disco, Electronica Gavin Russom is a musician and artist signed to DFA Records. Over the years, Russom has released music under various guises, including Black Leotard Front, Black Meteoric Star and The Crystal ...more

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Hercules & Love Affair is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Dance-punk, House music Hercules and Love Affair is a dance music project created by American DJ Andy Butler in 2008. Consisting of a rotating cast of performers and musicians, the band work within the genres of house ...more

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Holy Ghost! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Disco, Pop music Holy Ghost! is an American synthpop duo from Brooklyn, New York City, consisting of Nick Millhiser and Alex Frankel.

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Hot Chip is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Synthpop, Neo soul Hot Chip are a British electronic music band formed in London, in 2000. They have released five studio albums—Coming on Strong, The Warning, Made in the Dark, One Life Stand and In Our Heads. ...more

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James Murphy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Dance-punk, Electronic dance music James Murphy is an American musician, producer, DJ, and co-founder of record label DFA Records. His most well-known musical project is LCD Soundsystem, which first gained attention with its ...more

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Jona Bechtolt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Disco, Grunge Jona Bechtolt is an electronic musician and multimedia artist based in Portland, Oregon, United States. He is a former member of The Badger King and The Blow, and has released solo records under ...more

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LCD Soundsystem is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Dance-punk, Electronic music LCD Soundsystem was an American dance-punk band from New York City. It was fronted by singer-songwriter and producer James Murphy, co-founder of record label DFA Records. The group released ...more

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Nomi Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Dance-punk, House music Nomi was a member of the musical group, Hercules Love Affair.

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Pixeltan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Indietronica, Electronic dance music Pixeltan are a Brooklyn based noise rock/electronic band consisting of Mika Yoneta, Devin Flynn, and Hisham Bharoocha. They are currently signed to DFA Records and are working on new material ...more

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Prinzhorn Dance School is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Prinzhorn Dance School Alternative rock, Indie rock, Post-punk revival Prinzhorn Dance School consists of two artists, Tobin Prinz and Suzi Horn. They have taken their name from Dr Hans Prinzhorn, who collected art by mentally ill patients under his care.

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Pylon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music Pylon is an American rock band from Athens, Georgia. The band's danceable jangle pop sound influenced the Athens music scene and the 1980s American pop underground. Allmusic wrote that Pylon's ...more

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Randall Bewley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Post-punk Randall "Randy" Bewley was the guitarist for the Athens, Georgia band Pylon. Born in Bradenton, Florida, United States. He lived in Sarasota, Florida, Washington, DC and near Atlanta, ...more

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Shit Robot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronica, Techno Marcus Lambkin better known by the pseudonym Shit Robot is an Irish electronic musician and DJ.

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Shocking Pinks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie Shocking Pinks is the project of singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Nick Harte from New Zealand.

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The Juan MacLean is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Dance-punk, Electronic music, Electronic dance music John MacLean, better known by the stage name of The Juan MacLean, is an American electronic musician.

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Rapture is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Acid house, Dance-punk, Rock music The Rapture were an indie rock band based in New York City. The band's final line-up consisted of lead vocalist/guitarist Luke Jenner, drummer/percussionist Vito Roccoforte and ...more

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Yacht is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Dance-punk, Alternative rock Yacht is an American band from Portland, Oregon, currently based in Los Angeles, California. The core group consists of Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans, but expands to include Rob "Bobby ...more

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ゆらゆら帝国 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list DFA Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelic rock Yura Yura Teikoku is a 3-piece band from Tokyo's underground music scene centered on Kōenji. They have an eclectic sound usually described as psychedelic rock. Whilst they have been renowned and ...more