TheRealMusician Top Artist Picks

Everything below is what's on my personal music library, so you can get an idea of what a fully fleshed out library looks like. Hopefully you'll be able to take some of these artists and add them to your own music library.

If an artist has PLAY symbol next to it, it means I haven't built a dedicated page for them yet (but you can click the play button to hear a sample of their music).

If there is no play symbol, then you can simply click on the link of that artist, and it will take you to their dedicated page with a bunch of info + 3-6 samples of their music.

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If you want to take marketing your music to another level, then I can't recommend enough John Oszajca's music marketing manifesto. My favorite aspect of his complete program was his stance on email marketing, where he really leverages the that "1000 true fans" philosophy.

His website is a bit hokey (Flaming guitars? Seriously?), but his program really shows independant artists how to get a leg-up on signed artists.

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Actress

Alcest

Amon Tobin

And So I Watch You From Afar

Animal Collective

Animals As Leaders

Aphex Twin

AraabMuzik

The Arcade Fire

At The Drive-In

Atlas Sound

The Avalanches

Baroness

Baths

Battles

Beach House

The Besnard Lakes

Between The Buried And Me

Boards Of Canada

Bjork

Bon Iver

Bonobo

Born Gold

Brian Eno

Burial

Captain Murphy

The Caretaker

Caribou

CHVRCHES

Cloudkicker

Coldplay

Com Truise

Converge

Cynic

Daft Punk

Damon Albarn

Danger Doom

Darkside

Darren Korb

David Bowie

David Crowder Band

Deafheaven

Death Grips

The Dillinger Escape Plan

The Dirty Projectors

Don Caballero

The Eagles

El Grupo Nuevo de Omar Rodriguez-Lopez

Emeralds

Explosions In The Sky

Extra Life

Faith No More

Fantomas

Flying Lotus

Frank Ocean

Frank Zappa

Future Islands

Gang Gang Dance

Genghis Tron

Ghibli

GOBBLE GOBBLE

Godspeed You Black Emperor!

Gojira

Gorillaz

Grizzly Bear

Hella

Horse The Band

Hot Chip

Hundred Waters

Irepress

Isis

Jaga Jazzist

James Blake

James Drake

Janelle Monae

Jon Hopkins

John Coltrane

Julia Holter

Julianna Barwick

John Mayer Trio

Kanye West

Karnivool

Kavinsky

Kayo Dot

King Crimson

Koji Kondo

LCD Soundsystem

Lovage

Ludwig van Beethoven

M-Z

M83

Madvillain

The Mars Volta

Mastodon

Matthewdavid

Maudlin Of The Well

Me'Shell NdegeOcello

Mew

Meshuggah

Mewithoutyou

MGMT

Michael Jackson

MIDI Swish

Mike Patton

Miles Davis

Mogwai

Mos Def

Mount Kimbie

Mr. Bungle

Mutoid Man

Muse

My Goal Is Telepathy (MGIT)

The National

Nine Inch Nails

Nobuo Uematsu

Nosaj Thing

The Number Twelve Looks Like You

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez

One Day As A Lion

Oneohtrix Point Never

Opeth

Outkast

Panda Bear

The Parish of Little Clifton

Pat Metheny Trio

Peeping Tom

A Perfect Circle

Phoenix

Pink Floyd

PJ Harvey

Porcupine Tree

Puscifer

Queen

Quentin Tarantino (any soundtrack of his)

Radiohead

Rage Against The Machine

Ratatat

Russian Circles

Rustie

Shining

Sigur Ros

Sisyphus

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum

The Sound Of Animals Fighting

Squarepusher

St. Vincent

Sufjan Stevens

Teebs

Teen Daze

Telefon Tel Aviv

Tera Melos

That 1 Guy

These Arms Are Snakes

Thom York

Todd Terje

Tom Waits

Tomahawk

Tool

Tortoise

Tycho

Tyondai Braxton

Venetian Snares

Vessels

Wagon Christ

The Weeknd

White Denim

XXYYXX

Zech's Marquise

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