Artist names you don't think you've ever actually said out loud to another person irl

Sharon Van Etten is one that comes to mind for me.

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Drudkh

Which is probably just as well as I’ve not a clue how it’s pronounced, it’s Sanskrit apparently.

Sunn ()))))))

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I said “I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness” to someone once, but that was before I knew it was a band, so It doesn’t count.

Chk Chk Chk…

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Camila Cabello

A confusing combo of English and Spanish “l” sounds

Ooo loads.

But Cooper Temple Clause is probably the main one.

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Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

Wouldn’t have thought you pronounced it anything like that!

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Blut Aus Nord

French never was my strength.

Dananananaykroyd

annal nathrakth

though god knows I’ve tried

Due to have very few friends with similar taste I’d guess I’ve never said around 90% of artists I listen to out loud. Which is a nightmare as when I do find cause to talk about them I’m certain I’m gonna say it wrong!

Spent ages thinking Cat Power was called Chan as it looks as in Han but with a C at the front. Then read a few years ago it is pronounced like Sean but just read Chan is actually a shortening of Charlyne (sp? Anyway as in Kylie). So should it be pronounced Charyn?

Also yeah don’t have any friends so pretty much could be getting loads wrong.

Thought I’d check out the front page of popular music website Drowned in Sound to see how many of the names on their front page I’d said out loud. Other than The Stooges: none.

http://drownedinsound.com

They got it from Excalibur, here’s how Merlin said it

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Aix Em Klemm
Les Savy Fav

Let’s assume they won’t come up

Oneohtrix Point Never. Thank god for the internet. I could never ask for one of their records in a shop for fear of humiliating myself by saying it wrong.

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Supposed to be a riff on FM stations like one oh six point seven iirc

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oh wow, didn’t know that

I always swap between One-oh-trix Point Never and Oh-neo-trix Point Never at my (oneohtrix point) leisure