Top Ten Best Indie Rock Bands

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221 Shudder to Think
222 Peace

The best band I've ever seen live - absolutely amazing

Best live band ever. California Daze best song ever!

Happy people is such a good album its not even real

amazing, no words

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223 Desert Noises
224 Freelance Whales

Chuck Criss the vocalist has a completely different style to his brother (Darren). Sort of like miniature tigers. They are quite electronic but I would still call them Indie. Try Hannah for some beautiful quick lyrics that fit perfectly, or Aelous <--- my favourite song of all time.

225 Crooked Fingers

Many haven't heard of this band. It's the brainchild of Eric Bachmann who is also the frontman of this band. Liz durrett is also a band member. Great tunes. If you want to give them a try, listen to "Breaks In The Armor"

226 Company of Thieves

Come on GUYS! You'll forget about all those indie bands once you hear company of thieves! They were the reason I got into indie in the first place! Please give some of your time to listen to them.

227 She & Him

Besides their fascinating and eccentrically awesome music videos, this band makes me feel that good music always exists.

Zooey Deschanel's voice is so amazing. Listening to her songs just makes you happy!

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228 Rubik
229 The Ceremonies

They're a rather new band but they sound great and pure.

230 Tanlines

Just listen to anyone of their songs and you will know why they should be on this list

231 Slam Donahue
232 Haim

Can't believe this isn't higher on the list. Guess they're debut album, Days Are Gone has only released recently meaning they've only just started to become known. The vocalists are triplets and there songs are feel-good, great beat, amazing lyrics, dance too, pop your head on ipod. One peice of evidence of how good they are is that they're song 'The Wire' was number 13 on triple J's hottest 100 for 2013: you need to be a least good to get on too the list, and triple j is known to have great taste and good indie bands

Give them a go.

Danielle (24, guitar, lead vocals)
Este (27, bass, harmonies, occasional lead vocal)
Alana (21, keyboards, harmonies, occasional lead vocal)

233 The Chain Gang of 1974 V 1 Comment
234 The Shaggs

The Grandmothers of "indie" and post-punk from the 60's. If you don't like their music, you don't know anything about what indie really means.

235 Soul Sister Dance Revolution

They are the best band ever. Listen to them

236 The Format

The Format is one of the best indie rock bands, and should definitely be higher on this list. The Format doesn't get as much attention as they deserve, and that's a shame because their last album "Dog Problems" is a really great album. Nate Ruess and Sam Means really write some great songs together. I'd recommend you listen to I'm Actual, Dog Problems (the song), Snails, Inches and Falling, Time Bomb, and The First Single. Once you listen to those songs, you'll want to vote The Format up!

237 Goo Goo Dolls Goo Goo Dolls The Goo Goo Dolls are an American rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by vocalist and guitarist John Rzeznik, vocalist and bassist Robby Takac, and drummer George Tutuska. V 1 Comment
238 Dr. Dog
239 Deer Tick
240 Guards

Amazing absolutely amazing band. Silver Lining is my jam! In Guards We Trust album ROCK SOLID

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