List of Famous Bands from Dunedin

List of Dunedin bands, listed by their level of fame. This Dunedin musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Dunedin bands are included, as well as many Dunedin musicians of underground status. This list of Dunedin 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 Dunedin 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.

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  • Dieselboy
    Dubstep, Techstep, Electro
    • Albums: Dieselboy: The Dungeonmaster's Guide, System_Upgrade, The 6ixth Session, Substance D, Drum and Bass Selection USA
    Damian Higgins, better known by his stage name Dieselboy, is an American drum and bass DJ, producer,from Brooklyn. Since December 2013 he has been performing his sets on four CDJ's.Dieselboy is the founder of the Human Imprint music label in 2002, and co-founder of its sublabel SubHuman : Human Imprint (dubstep, electro) which launched in September 2010. In February 2012, Higgins co-founded Planet Human as the umbrella label for Human Imprint and SubHuman. Dieselboy was the first American to be voted into the UK-based Drum & Bass Arena Top 10 DJs 2004 online poll. His 2002 album projectHuman reached the top 10 of the Billboard Dance/Electronic chart.Higgins has also written about food for in 2012. He was selected as a presenter for the 7th Annual International Chefs Congress (ICC) held September 30 to October 2, 2012, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.
  • Lari White
    Soul music, Country
    • Albums: Lead Me Not, Don't Fence Me In, Wishes, Green Eyed Soul, The Best of Lari White
    Lari Michele White Cannon (; May 13, 1965 – January 23, 2018) was an American country music artist and actress. She first gained national attention in 1988 as a winner on You Can Be a Star, a talent competition which aired on The Nashville Network. A recording contract with RCA Records Nashville followed a year later, producing three studio albums, a greatest hits package, and several chart singles, with three of her singles having reached Top Ten: "That's My Baby" and "That's How You Know (When You're In Love)" at No. 10, and "Now I Know" at No. 5. A fourth studio album was released in 1998 on Lyric Street Records, followed by two more releases on her own label, Skinny White Girl. Overall, White charted twelve times on the Billboard country music charts. White was also married to Nashville-based songwriter Chuck Cannon.
  • Straitjacket Fits
    Rock music, Alternative rock, Indie rock
    • Albums: Hail, Melt, Blow, Straitjacket Fits, Best Of
    Straitjacket Fits formed in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1986 and were a prominent band in the Flying Nun label's second wave of the Dunedin Sound.
  • The Chills

    The Chills

    Alternative rock, Dunedin Sound
    • Albums: Soft Bomb, Submarine Bells, Sunburnt, Somewhere Beautiful, Brave Words
    The Chills are a guitar and keyboard-based rock band from Dunedin, New Zealand. The band is essentially the continuing project of singer/songwriter Martin Phillipps, who is the group's sole constant member—for a time in the 1990s, the act was billed as Martin Phillipps & The Chills. In the 1980s and 1990s, The Chills had some significant chart success in their homeland, and were a cult band in other parts of the world as one of the earliest proponents of the Dunedin Sound.
  • Netherworld Dancing Toys

    Netherworld Dancing Toys

    Netherworld Dancing Toys is a New Zealand band from Dunedin formed in 1982. In 1985, their single "For Today" reached No3 in the New Zealand singles chart.
  • The Clean are an influential indie rock band that formed in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1978, and have been described as the most influential band to come from the Flying Nun label, whose repertoire included many major proponents of the "Dunedin Sound". Led through a number of early rotating line-ups by brothers Hamish and David Kilgour, the band settled down to their well-known and current line-up with bassist Robert Scott.