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Quiz: Indie Rock Frontman Or Random Guy In Brooklyn?

We're here to help you discover some new music by memorizing a few famous faces of the glamorous world of indie rock and roll. Some of these faces are frontmen for notable indie rock bands. Think you can pick them out of a crowd of kids from Brooklyn? Let's find out! Sign up for a free Rdio account to hear new music from some of these indie rockers!

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  1. 1. Is this an indie rock front man or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    Indie rock frontman!
    Yo, that's just some random dude.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's Marcus Mumford, of Mumford and Sons! He's just hanging with Directot Quint Davis at the 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Listen to Mumford's new album here.

  2. 2. How about this guy, is this an indie rock frontman, or just a random guy in Brooklyn?

    I totally remember that guy! Indie rocker!
    Nope, rando in the big bad BK.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Just an Instagram photo of a couple of people hanging out in Brooklyn!

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  3. 3. OK you're getting the hang of it. Take a good look. Is this an indie rock frontman, or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    Indie rock frontman!
    Random guy.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    He looks like he's ready to rock, but that's just a random guy in Brooklyn.

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  4. 4. How about this guy? Is this an indie rock frontman or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    Indie rock frontman.
    Totally random.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Just a couple of guys enjoying a game at the Barclay's Center.

  5. 5. Is this an indie rock frontman or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    Indie rock frontman.
    Random guy, totally!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's Michael Angelakos, the lead singer of Passion Pit! Their most recent album is Gossamer.

  6. 6. Is this an indie rock frontman, or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    Indie rocker!
    Nope, random guy.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's just a guy with an awesome dog at the Brooklyn Flea.

  7. 7. Check this guy out. Is this an indie rock frontman, or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    I have the album! Indie rock frontman!
    Definitely a random guy.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's Thomas Mars, the frontman of Phoenix! Phoenix recently released Bankrupt!, their fifth studio album.

  8. 8. Is this an indie rock frontman or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    Indie rock frontman!
    That's a really random guy in Brooklyn.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's Alexander Ebert, better known as "Edward Sharpe" of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Check out their latest album, Here.

  9. 9. Is this an indie rock frontman, or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    Indie rocker! Fo' sho'!
    Just some random dude.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's just a random guy in Brooklyn, working on a photoshoot.

  10. 10. How about this guy? Is this an indie rock frontman, or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    Indie rock frontman. Final answer.
    That beard is telling me: random guy in Brooklyn.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's Jim James, the lead singer of My Morning Jacket! He's got a new solo album called Regions of Light and Sound of God.

  11. 11. Is this an indie rock frontman, or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    I'd know that scruff anywhere. Indie rock frontman.
    Without a doubt, just a random guy.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's John Gourley of Portugal. The Man! Their new album Evil Friends is out now!

  12. 12. Almost there! Is this an indie rock frontman, or a random guy in Brooklyn?

    Indie rock frontman.
    Random guy! Brooklyn!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's Mark Foster, the lead singer of Foster The People! Listen to Torches a few more times.

  13. 13. Is this an indie rock frontman, or a random dude in Brooklyn?

    Indie rock frontman.
    Random dude in Brooklyn.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's just a random guy at the Prospect Park subway station!

  14. 14. Indie rock frontman, or random guy in Brooklyn?

    Indie rock frontman. Definitely.
    Random guy in Brooklyn.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's just a random guy in Brooklyn!

  15. 15. OK you've definitely got the hang of it by now, right?

    Cool filter, random guy in Brooklyn.
    Three words: INDIE. ROCK. FRONTMAN.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's Asa Taccone of Electric Guest! Check out their debut album, Mondo.

  16. 16. Last one: indie rock frontman or random Brooklyn guy?

    I am now an expert at this game and I KNOW this is an indie rock frontman.
    You can't fool me. Random dude.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    He's not random, and he's not even in Brooklyn (he's actually in Ohio)! That's Dallas Green of City and Colour, and you can listen to their new album The Hurry and The Harm right now.

Quiz: Indie Rock Frontman Or Random Guy In Brooklyn?

Photo Sources:
1. Rick Diamond, Getty Images
2. Mattmcvay, Instagram
3. armandopiquer, Instagram
4. jmkthree, Instagram
5. C Flanigan/FilmMagic, Getty Images
6. apotheke_co, Instagram
7. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for SiriusXM
8. (Getty / Michael Buckner)
9. coco_bates, Instagram
10. Erika Goldring/Getty Images
11. Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for LACOSTE
12. Christopher Polk/WireImage
13. thebeppo, Instagram
14. Brian Pennington via Creative Commons

15. Photo by Steven Dewall/Redferns

16. Photo by Stephen J. Cohen / Getty

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