Top Ten Best Indie Rock Bands

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201 Arkells


202 Future Island
203 Mother Mother
204 Satellite Stories

Great band - wanna make sure peeps hear about it. Reminds me of two door cinema club and the jungle giants.

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205 The Heavy The Heavy The Heavy are a British indie rock band from Bath, England, formed in 2007 and signed to Ninja Tune imprint Counter Records and the Bad Son Recording Company. The band consists of Kelvin Swaby, Dan Taylor, Spencer Page and Chris Ellul.

Now I think The Heavy should be higher on the list, not 194. Half of the preceding bands are not even indie.

206 The Antlers

They have some very moving stuff. Like the other person, listen to Hospice. Listening to that was one of the three times that I actually cried from music.

One of the best bands around.
Their album "Hospice" in my opinion, is the best album in the past 10 years. Incredible music right here.

207 Nirvana Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. more.

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Grunge? Well... No. That's not "indie rock".

Grr tired of seeing these guys on every list. They are not indie you fools

208 Elliott Smith
209 Royal Blood Royal Blood Royal Blood are an English rock duo formed in Brighton, East Sussex, in 2013. The band's sound is reminiscent of and rooted in modern blues rock, hard rock, garage rock and psychedelic rock.

How are these guys not on the list? All of their songs are good and they are so sick

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210 St. Vincent St. Vincent Anne Erin "Annie" Clark, better known by her stage name St. Vincent, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. V 1 Comment
211 Django Django
212 The Red Paintings

Go grab yourself a copy of 'The Revolution is Never Coming'. Thank me later.


Great band, can't believe it isn't already on here and much higher

214 Louden Swain

This band is actually great! I've heard if them through being a fan of Rob Benedict (the lead singer) and noticed that they're only well known in the Supernatural fandom, so I figured they weren't that good. Then I actually listened, and, well, I absolutely loved them! They're my new favorite band! Some songs you need to listen to them are "Bandaged Hand" "Eskimo" "All I Need" and "She Waits." They're all great, and I definitely recommend them!

215 Rah Rah

Great lesser known Canadian band. They have a lot of great and catchy songs. Worth checking out.

216 Wild Nothing
217 Manchester Orchestra

Manchester orchestra is the best band on here, they capture every emotion known to man on all of there music, and plus alt press gave "Mean everything to nothing" and "simple math" 5/5 stars
One of the greatest bands ever, definitely deserve to be higher than coldplay and the killers

Hows Manchester all the way down here? Their the best band out there! I searched and searched and searched In the year of about 2009 just to find some good music, some good indie rock bands. I stumbled upon Manchester! their album everything to nothing was amazing! then came Simple Math! Which holds some of my favorite songs! Love Mancester1

The fact that Manchester Orchestra is this far down the list is an absolute travesty! Every single song of theirs is gold and I would strongly encourage every fan of indie rock to give them a long listen.

It was absolutely baffling to me that I had to add this to a list of 240+ indie bands, most of which don't even deserve to be on the same page.

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218 Bloc Party

Listen to the song Helicopter by this band then come back here and rightly vote for this band. Do it. Now.

One direction are above bloc party? Kill me now! This band is inspirational, you just have to listen to helicopter or like eating glass and you're hooked!

These guys are amazing, countless riffs that really make you appreciate real music and fantastic lyrics

Addictive - love them

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219 Matt and Kim

I know there not a band but their still truly Indie and their amazing I love them so much if you haven't heard their music you definitely should. by the way they are definitely true indie unlike most of the bands on here I mean idt half these people know what Indie music is.

Give them I try, you will thank the day you read these coments and heeded them.

Great band with powerful beats and vocals!
So much variety in their music and such catchy songs.
Definitely worth listening too.

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220 WU LYF
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