YACHT are a male/female duo, Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans, from Portland, Oregon signed to James Murphy's DFA records.
  • Yazoo

    Yazoo formed in the early 80s and enjoyed success with their song led synth pop. Hits such as 'Don't Go' and 'Only You' remain their legacy while the duo have reactivated the name in 2008.
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    In 2001 Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Junior wore a pin badge of his favourite band while being interviewed on American TV. That band was the little heard New York noiseniks Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
  • Yeasayer

    Self described as 'Middle Eastern Psych Pop Snap Gospel', it can be difficult to capture this band's sound, as they know full well.
  • Yellow Magic Orchestra

    Synth pioneers, Yellow Magic Orchestra were influential in creating electronic pop music. The group split in 1983, leaving behind them a series of trail-blazing releases.
  • Yes King

    Yes King is the new project from the Manchester label Grand Central's Mark Rae, prviously active as Rae & Christian.
  • Yeti

    Former Libertines bass player John Hassall leads this merry band of Britpoppers, heavily influenced by 60s Mod-pop and psychedelia.
  • Yimino

    Having operated for over ten years under various monikers, Yimino (who fans of the late John Peels show may remember as Tiny Desk Unit, one of Peels oft played acts), are known to splice samples of th
  • Yo La Tengo

    Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew, otherwise known as Matador’s darlings of the alternative Yo La Tengo, occupy a unique place in rock history.
  • Yo! Majesty

    Gay, female and overtly politicised, the Florida duo of Shunda K and Jwl.
  • Yoko Ono

    Yoko Ono is a Japanese American artist and musician originally coming to wider attention through her relationship with The Beatles' John Lennon.
  • Young Rebel Set

    Seven-strong rustic blues-rockers Young Rebel Set, from Stockton-on-Tees, honed their clamorous racket around unforgiving North Easterly outposts and now arrive fully-formed, with several million song
  • Young Republic

    US based baroque pop. After forming in Boston the group moved to Nashville, where the eight piece band wrote and recorded their debut album - the acclaimed "12 Tales From Winter City".
  • Youthmovies

    Beginning as Youthmovie Soundtrack Strategies back in 2002, the original duo added members and arrived at Youthmovies.