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11 Bands To See If You Like These Governors Ball Headliners

So, you're going to Gov Ball? Here are some lineup gems that sound just as good as your old favorites.

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1. You should catch Drowners.

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Fronted by Brit male model Matthew Hitt, this American-Welsh rock band's indie rock love songs pair nicely with The Strokes' early albums. They're playing the Big Apple Stage at 12:45 on Friday.

2. Then you might also want to see Tanlines.

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The NYC indie synth-pop band's layered music would make a great addition to Grimes' set. They play the Big Apple stage at 2:15 on Saturday.

3. Be sure to see Little Comets.

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The Newcastle band shares the same subtly tropical and upbeat, drum-thumping pop-rock sound as the American headliners. They'll be playing Friday at The Honda Stage at 12:15pm.

4. You should check out Little Daylight.

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Phoenix fans will dig this Brooklyn trio's sweet and addictive synth-pop. They're playing Friday at 12:45 at the Gotham Tent.

5. Definitely see PAPA.

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The LA band's booming, choral pop anthems demand the same sing-alongs that Foster The People's classics do. They'll be playing at 1:30pm on Saturday at GovBall NYC Stage.

6. Catch Deafheaven.

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While Deafhaven's screamo shoegaze is arguably heavier than Interpol's post-punk revival, both bands are the darkest acts on Gov Ball's bill. Catch them at 2:15 at the Gotham Tent on Saturday.

7. Then you should also see BANKS.

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Her sultry and soulful electronica plays like a poppier version of James Blake's minimalism. She plays at 2:15 on Sunday at the Gotham Tent.

8. Then make sure to see Diarrhea Planet.

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The band's throaty, screaming old school rock and roll would pair well Jack White's music. The band plays Saturday at 12:45 at the Big Apple Stage.

9. Then you need Chance The Rapper in your life.

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The young Chicago rapper plays with a full band and shares Outkast's imagination and sense of humor. See him Saturday at 3:45 at the Gotham Tent.

10. Then you should swing by AlunaGeorge's set.

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The English pop duo make electronic dance songs that would get any La Roux fan moving. See them perform Sunday at 3:45 on the Gotham Tent's stage.

11. Well, nothing sounds like Skrillex, but you should see Disclosure anyway.

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The brotherly duo makes ethereal EDM music and you can catch them at 4:45 on the Honda Stage on Saturday.

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