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Who Are Your Unsung Musical Heroes?

By NME Blog

Posted on 16 Mar 10


In this week's mag, inspired by the leftfield artists who influenced cover stars MGMT's new album, we're celebrating music's 20 greatest cult heroes, from Mark Linkous to Mark E Smith.

You'll find our full list here, and you can read the feature in its full glory in the mag. But we want your input too.

Who are the criminally under-appreciated artists who deserve wider recognition? The acts who's never had a radio hit, or made an expensive ten-minute video, but who instead have plotted their own courageous creative course, and inspired others in the process?

Meanwhile, here's a bunch of us discussing our own choices...


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