Top Ten Best Indie Rock Bands

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161 Eisley

Lovely music by lovely people. Unique and real

I dare the UNIVERSE to bring me something better! I could never get sick of how creative their songs are and how they do everything for music,instead of fame!

162 The Mountain Goats

I get why they/he isn't higher up. As was said before, only known bands make the top ten. Hell, even the smaller bands on here seem to be only known by their big songs, but the fact there hasn't been a single comment made is kind of amazing. John darnielle was short listed for the nation book award and is probably a better writer than a good percentage of the bands in here plus, for how prolific and long running they are, they've been consistently good. Plus they seem to be one of those acts that seems to get age very well.

Maybe not the best Indie band, but they are more indie than most of the items on this list.

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163 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.

164 The Faint
165 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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167 Feeder Feeder Feeder are a Welsh rock band formed in Newport, Wales. They have released ten studio albums, twelve compilations, four EPs, and 40 singles.
168 Glass Towers

Probably the only one listening to them in India

Love them!


169 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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170 Swim Deep
171 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 😀

172 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.

173 Warpaint
174 The Walkmen
175 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.

176 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.

177 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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178 The Tallest Man On Earth
179 Red House Painters

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

180 The Growlers
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