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Info: Released on Monday, 12/24/12, via posters for New Years Eve.
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Frank Ocean - "rising son of man" could refer to an up-and-coming young male artist, could be a reference to rising ocean tides, or could refer to Frank Ocean being from New Orleans (a "house of the rising sun" reference), "the future was less certain" could refer to Odd Future (OFWGKTA) which Frank Ocean is a member of, "human contact is gone" could be a reference to his cover of MGMT's "Electric Feel" (could be seen as the opposite of "human contact")
Japandroids - "rising son of man" could refer to Japan being the land of the rising son, "the future was less certain" could refer to their debut album Post-Nothing, "human contact is gone" could refer to the "androids" part of the band's name
Info: Released on Thursday, 1/3/13. The video for the second line did not reveal the exact wording.
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Animal Collective - "two by two they go" could refer to Noah's ark (i.e. collecting two of each type of animal) and to Panda Bear's real name Noah, the crabs could refer to the band being from Maryland, the third line could refer to the band being influenced by Pavement and covering their songs
Info: Released on Tuesday, 1/8/13, at the entrance to the Woodlands Cemetery in Des Moines, IA.
There doesn't seem to be much of a consensus for this one. Many bands have been mentioned, including Sleigh Bells and Furthur.
Info: Released on Thursday, 1/10/13.
Paul McCartney - "the weeping tree" could refer to Paul's song "Little Willow," "peace before the cut" could refer to lyrics from the song ("sleep, little willow / peace gonna follow / time will heal your wounds")
Info: Released on Tuesday, 1/15/13 by the entrance to the Dallas Zoo.
Tame Impala - since an Impala is a car, a "quiet engine" could be a Tame Impala, "out back" could refer to the band being Australian, "in the grass" could strengthen the connection between the animal and the car since impalas eat grass (among other things), "hypnotizing drone" could refer to the band's genre (psychedelic). The animal connection would also explain the placement of this clue at a zoo.
Info: Released on Thursday, 1/17/13.
Björk - "two fathers" could refer to Björk's biological father and her stepfather, "the fields of lava" could refer to her homeland of Iceland, "waiting for the scream" could refer to her biggest hit, "It's Oh So Quiet"
Info: Released on Tuesday, 1/22/13 in Madison Square Park in New York City.
A$AP Rocky - "Eric B's partner" could refer to A$AP Rocky being named after hip hop legend Rakim, one half of the Eric B. & Rakim duo, "is paid in full with pesos" could refer to his first single, "Peso," and the last line could refer to him being from Harlem (this would also seem to be the reasoning for posting the clue in NYC).
Info: Released on Thursday, 1/24/13.
Purity Ring - "innocence of youth" could mean purity, "dancing on the Galway shores" could refer to Claddagh, meaning "the shore," a region on the shores of Galway and the origin of the Claddagh ring, "around they must go" could also refer to a ring
Info: Released on Tuesday, 1/29/13 at Red Rocks Amphitheater.
Nothing very solid, but guesses that keep appearing include Mumford and Sons and the Decemberists.
Info: Released on Thursday, 1/31/13.
Father John Misty - "a writer now done" could refer to his song "I'm Writing a Novel" and him taking a break from music to write, "pastoral" could refer to his use of "Father" in his pseudonym, "from east to west" could refer to him being born in Baltimore and then moving to Seattle (to join Fleet Foxes)
Info: Released on Tuesday, 2/5/13 in the student dining center at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, NC.
Kendrick Lamar - the "maker of beats" could refer to Beats headphones and therefore Dr. Dre, with whom Lamar has worked, and the last line could refer to his album good kid, m.A.A.d city
Info: Released on Thursday, 2/7/13.
R Kelly - the second line could refer to the line "after the party it's the hotel lobby" in "Ignition (Remix), "mixed from a blue book" could refer to the remixed version of the song and to the Kelley Blue Book
Info: Released on Tuesday, 2/12/13 at the Nashville Humane Association.
Mumford and Sons - the first line could refer to their song "Winter Winds" and the last line could refer to their song "Roll Away Your Stone"
Info: Released on Thursday, 2/14/13.
The xx - the first line could refer to "Generation X" and the third line could refer to an x that marks the spot
Billy Idol - "generation what?" could refer to his band Generation X, the second line could refer to his video for "Sweet Sixteen" which was filmed in Coral Castle