Top Ten Best Indie Rock Bands

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161 Miniature Tigers

Songs like Cannibal Queen and Dark Tower, are incredible. Beautiful dreamy and haunting melodies on Dark Tower, really great to listen to at night. Cannibal Queen is unbelievably catchy and again has the dreamy fantasy element. MY FAVOURITE BAND EVER. They are what got me into Indie in the first place.

162 The Faint
163 Broken Bells

I'm a huge fan of this band, I thought it could be in at least the best fifty. I think that if try to listen to some of their music you could love them.

I'm Spanish so sorry for the spelling

PLEASE listen to this band if you like indie, or music in general in for that matter. A great band with James Mercer from the Shins and Danger Mouse from Gnarls Barkley.

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164 The Vaccines V 1 Comment
165 Feeder
166 Glass Towers

Probably the only one listening to them in India

Love them!


167 Grouplove

Grouplove are simply the best thing that happened to this world in music! LOVE every song of theirs

They have awesome songs and the way the music sounds, the beats, the singing, fits really good.

This band is excellent! One of the best around right now.

They are very experimental and passionate, most of all.

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168 Swim Deep
169 TV on the radio

Definitely should be higher, along with Sigur Ros for bands on this page.

Amazing band, highly underrated. - mangohobo

This band needs to be in at least the top 40, even David Howie said T.V. on the Radio and Arcade Fire are the best bands in the last decade 😀

170 The Eels

I find it ridiculous that they aren't currently on this list. Mark Oliver Everett is brilliant and writes excellent tunes such as, " Novacaine for the Soul" and "Fresh Feeling." Wow, I can't bring myself to believe they aren't on here at all.

171 Born Ruffians

Low key canadian band. Listen to Kurt Vonnegut and Barnacle Goose for a meaningful and deep trip.

172 Warpaint
173 The Walkmen
174 Black Sonic Revolver

Brand new Manchester band with a touch of blues and physcadelia amazing new talent for 2015

Black Sonic Revolver are a great unsigned band from Manchester working on a 3rd album.

175 The Royal Concept

Their sound "On Our Way" is beautiful and catchy

This band would be higher if people knew who they were! ;) Some of their best songs are Fashion, Hurricane, Smile, On Our Way, Gimme Twice, Knocked Up and Girls Girls Girls. Check them out! Literally every song they have made is catchy, but the good kind of catchy, not an annoying song that gets stuck in your head.

176 Foxing

Great band. Not nearly famous enough, they should be way high on this list. Its sad to see I have to add them

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177 The Tallest Man On Earth
178 Red House Painters

Beautiful melodies matched with beautiful lyrics. A massively under-rated band.

179 The Growlers
180 The Avett Brothers
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