How do you discover new bands?

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How do you discover new bands?

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I just wondered how you all discover decent new bands. I listen to 6 Music but that's about it. I've checked out some bands some of you have recommended too like Girls Names. Any tips?
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I seem to remember Smash Hits used to be rather good for that sort of thing.
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Go to gigs...
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I consult my Gig Gurus and follow their guiding path. 8)
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Usually on friend recommendations (Girls Names, Public Service Broadcast, etc...) occasional TV/Radio listening - but recently the You-Tube list beside what you are watching can open the door to some cool stuff (Pretty Vicious, Bohicas...) Don't think I would have come across either band otherwise.
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Spotify recommendations, Marc Riley playlist, friend recommendations (some of them are music journos or into new stuff ) - Keep yer lugole's open :lol:

There's some seriously great music out there at the moment.

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Usually by recommendations from friends or because they support a band I've gone to see.
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Some of my friends have got terrible taste though!
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Some of my friends have got terrible taste though!
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I've discovered bands that are new to me by accident on Youtube , other than that I haven't a clue . I say new to me .....sometimes they are ancient old punk bands I missed first time around , or foreign one's I've not bothered with before .
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Radio 6 for me
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X Factor and Britain's Got Talent of course.
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