Question of the Day: Your Perfect Supergroup?

on May 07, 2012, 2:18pm

questionoftheday1 Question of the Day: Your Perfect Supergroup?

On Friday, the 2012 summer movie season kicked off with the premiere of The Avengers. In the film, an unlikely team of Earth’s mightiest heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Hulk, joined forces to battle an evil interdimensional threat. If given Nick Fury-esque political powers, how would you create your own Avengers in the form of a perfect musical supergroup? Would it be a rap duo of Jay-Z and DOOM? Maybe a rock band led by Thom Yorke and backed by The Strokes? Regardless of time, space, personal affiliations, or status of members, we want to see what unit you’d assemble to save the music world with the power of collaboration.

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May 18, 2012 at 4:57 pm

Audioslave already exists 

Rory Biller
May 8, 2012 at 10:34 pm

Them Crooked Vultures

May 8, 2012 at 8:26 pm

Already exist… ARCADE FIRE.

but In all seriousness,
Youth Lagoon + Jonsi

May 8, 2012 at 8:06 pm

Jimi Hendrix – Guitar/Vocals
Crosby, Stills, Nash – Backup vocals/Acoustic Guitars/ Rhythm Guitars
Steve Winwood – Organ
Roger Waters – Bass/Vocals
John Densmore – Drums
Miles Davis – Trumpet 

May 8, 2012 at 5:28 am

Guitar: James Burton, Vince Gill,  Steve Cropper, Nels Cline, Les Paul
Drums: Gene Krupa, Taylor Hawkins, Matt Sorum
Piano: Allen Toussaint,
Keyboard/Organ:  Booker T. Jones, Garth Hudson
Bass Guitar: James Johnson
Electric Bass: Bootsy Collins
Vocals: Billie Holiday, Emmylou Harris, Nat King Cole, Eddie Vedder, Laura Nyro, Brian & Carl Wilson.

more to come…..

May 8, 2012 at 12:50 am

Avey Tare + St. Vincent. St. Tare

May 8, 2012 at 12:17 am

C2BMZ: Colonel Claypool’s Bucket of Marco Benevento Zach Hills. plus that1guy for good measure

May 8, 2012 at 12:01 am

Lou Reed + Metallica 

2 Pac
May 7, 2012 at 11:43 pm

(Rap) Andre3000 + Notorious B.I.G. + Lauryn Hill + Eminem + Big Pun
(Production) x Dr. Dre + ?uestlove + Kanye West + Chad Hugo + Ski-Beatz
(Sing) x Erykah Badu + Billie Joe Armstrong + Bone Thugs & Harmony + Sade + Bob Marley

Rex brown
May 7, 2012 at 11:38 pm

My perfect supergroup already exists. Down

May 7, 2012 at 11:30 pm

Jimmy Paige
Keith Moon
John Lennon

May 7, 2012 at 11:25 pm

Vocals/Keyboard – Karin AnderssonVocals/Banjo – Isaac BrockGuitar – Damon AlbarnDrums – Jerimiah Green

Give me demented fairy tale music.

May 7, 2012 at 11:16 pm

The Black & White Stripes- Dan Auerbach, Patrick Carney, Jack White, Meg White

May 7, 2012 at 10:43 pm

Vocals/Fronting: Karen O.
Guitars: Keith Richards & Bradford Cox
Bass: Tina Weymouth
Drums: Patrick Carney & Jack White

May 7, 2012 at 10:14 pm

Vocals: Thom Yorke & Jonsi
Guitars: Matthew Bellamy & Johnny Greenwood
Rhythm: Barney Kessel
Piano: Jack White
Bass: Yuuki Matthews
Drums:  Danny Carrey

May 7, 2012 at 7:42 pm

Ian Curtis – Vocals
John Frusciante  – Lead
Abe Cunningham – Drums
Les Claypool – Bass

Dirty Dale
May 7, 2012 at 7:40 pm

John Bonham -Drums
Page McConnell Keyboard/vocals
Les Claypool Bass
Thom Yorke Guitar/Vocals

Jacob Webb
May 7, 2012 at 7:29 pm

Bruce Springsteen and the Gaslight Anthem tearing through selections from his first five albums. 

May 7, 2012 at 6:29 pm

?uestlove – Drums
Jack White – Guitar/keys/Vocals
Beck – Bass/guitar/keys/Vocals

May 10, 2012 at 9:41 pm

Jack White, Beck & ?uestlove!
Stereogum, throw your weight around and make this happen!
And, get this person a medal for best answer.

Rory Biller
May 7, 2012 at 6:17 pm

Frank Black on vocals
PJ Harvey on vocals too
Josh Homme on guitar
Alex Turner rhythm guitar
Damon Albarn on synth
Jesse Keeler on bass
Dave Grohl on drums

May 7, 2012 at 6:12 pm

My Megagroup
Vocals/Songwriting+- Dave Matthews, Justin Vernon, John Butler, Ben Gibbard, and Gary LightbodySax- John Coltrane, Leroi Moore
Trumpet- Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie
Acoustic Guitar- Dave Matthews, Pete Yorn, Ray LaMontagne
MPC- Kanye West
Rap Vocals- Blu, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Electronica, Talib Kweli
Violin, Fiddle, etc- Chris Thile
Bass- Stefan Lessard, Charles Mingus
Piano- Thelonius Monk
Conductor- Duke Ellington
Production Team- Steve Lillywhite, Jon Brion, Exile, Kanye West, Pharrell
Electric Guitar- John Butler, Jimi Hendrix

Alex Young
May 7, 2012 at 8:12 pm

So ridiculous. Love it!

Roger Kingsland
May 7, 2012 at 11:27 pm

The best part is Thelonius Monk.

May 7, 2012 at 6:07 pm

Cedric Bixler-Zavala on Drums/Percussion + Vocals
Josh Homme on Guitar + Vocals

May 7, 2012 at 5:41 pm

Little Richard on vocals
John Entwistle on bass
Robbie Robertson + Jimmy Page on guitar
Dave Grohl on drums
Bob Dylan as songwriter

May 7, 2012 at 5:36 pm

The Avett Brothers + 
Marcus Mumford +
Chris Thile +
Joy Williams (Civil Wars) 

May 7, 2012 at 5:31 pm

 Alejandro Escovedo and the Hold Steady.  That may not be, necessarily, a supergroup but it would make for a fun evening. 

May 7, 2012 at 5:26 pm

Thom Yorke and Johnny Greenwood with ?uestlove, James Murphy, and Massive Attack

May 7, 2012 at 9:28 pm

Mines similar:

Thom Yorke- vocals, guitar, piano,
Damon Albarn- vocals, piano, synth
James Murphy- vocals, moog synth, samples, software
Flea- duh
Neil pert- double duh
Andre 3000- whatever he wants

Production: baby Jesus, blue ivy, chocolate rain guy, and Rick rubin…

May 7, 2012 at 5:25 pm

Aesop Rock rapping
Johnny Jewel on the arrangements/ synths
Anthony Gonzalez on the arrangements/ synths
Dave Konopka on the Guitars
John Stainer on the Drums
Clint Mansell on the string section
Abel Tesfaye on the vocals

Pawel Koko
May 7, 2012 at 5:22 pm

Bjork + Death Grips


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