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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicRock and Pop · 10 years ago

What are some good indie bands?

Besides Portugal. The Man and Minus the Bear.

Some that are seriously good, and give you a kick outta just hearing when you're cruising. Chill songs. Also include Rap/Hip-Hop artists if you'd like.

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  • Stuie
    Lv 6
    10 years ago
    Best Answer

    My Morning Jacket

    The Shins

    Broken Bells

    Andrew Bird

    Brett Dennen

    Beck

    Moby

    Ray LaMontagne

    Band of Horses

    Spoon

    Alexi Murdoch

    Josh Ritter

    Joe Pug

    The Whitest Boy Alive

    Badly Drawn Boy

    Beirut

    The Coral

    Sea Wolf

    Mason Jennings

    Modest Mouse

    Ben Harper

    TV On The Radio

    Circus Devils

    Sufjan Stevens

    Guided By Voices

    Tomihira

    Bon Iver

    Jose Gonzalez

    The Last Shadow Puppets

    Supergrass

    Lifter Puller

    The Helio Sequence

    Black Rebel Motor Cycle Club

    Sigur Ros

    Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

    Local Natives

    Kings of Convenience

    Iron & Wine

    Donavon Frankenreiter

    Gregory Alan Isakov

    Vampire Weekend

    Sleepercar

    Joseph Arthur

    Justice

    Robert Pollard

    Massive Attack

    Groove Armada

    Faithless

    Xavier Rudd

    Don DiLego

    Chris Black

    Dr. Dog

    Cold War Kids

    The Heligoats

    Golden Boots

    The Takeovers

    William Fitzsimmons

    Dan Gonzalez

    Fever Ray

    Wheat

    The Beta Band

    Chris Titchner

    Guster

    Langhorne Slim

    Six Organs of Admittance

    The Cribs

    Joe Purdy

    Amos Lee

    The Isles

    Elvis Perkins

    The Good, The Bad, And The Queen

    The Silver Seas

    Damien Juardo

    Pavement

    The Strokes

    Fleet Foxes

    The Arctic Monkeys

    The White Stripes

    Elliot Smith

    The Flaming Lips

    Red House Painters

    Josh Rouse

    Galixie 500

    The Walkmen

    Gary Jules

    Palace Music

    Palace

    Palace Songs

    Bonnie 'Prince' Billy

    Will Oldham

    Afghan Whigs

    The Raconteurs

    Tobin Sprout

    Moonbabies

    Pinetop Seven

    DeVotchKa

    Mando Diao

    Great Lake Swimmers

    Beach House

    The Angels of Light

    Sun Kil Moon

    Maritime

    The National

    A.C. Newman

    Cary Brothers

    Sean Hayes

    Willy Mason

    The Shore

    The Shortwave Set

    Motion Pictures

    Panda Bear

    Joshua Radian

    Griffin House

    The Skygreen Leopards

    The Recital

    Grizzly Bear

    Tunng

    The Acorn

    Giant Squid

    Nathan Moore

    Chris Harford

    Joshua James

    Akron/Family

    Horse Feathers

    Zach Gill

    Breathe Owl Breathe

    Blind Pilot

    Whitley

    Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

    Timmy Curran

    The Tallest Man On Earth

    The Friendly Indians

    Coconut Records

    The Spring Standards

    Moses Cleveland

    Noah And The Whale

    The Velviter

    Calexico

    Datarock

    Devandra Banhart

    Natureboy

    French Kicks

    Phoenix

    Sebadoh

    Vetiver

    Wilco

    Billy Bragg and Wilco

    Landing

    The Swell Season

    Chapterhouse

  • Erika
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Guided via Voices is a enormously stable band. My well-liked may well be: The Shins My Morning Jacket Andrew poultry Honerable Mentions Band of Horses Vampire Weekend The Strokes Sleepercar The Coral Badly Drawn Boy Beirut Peter Bjorn and John The carry secure

  • 10 years ago

    Band of Horses.

    Bright Eyes.

    Lydia (Some).

    Camera Obscura.

    Caribou.

    Cat Power.

    Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!

    Everest.

    Gnarles Barkley.

    M83.

    Mumm-Ra.

    Oh No! Oh My!

    Ratatat.

    The Maccabees.

    The Mars Volta.

    Vampire Weekend.

    Voxtrot.

    Wakey! Wakey!

    Yeasayer.

    Yo La Tengo.

    Young The Giant.

  • 10 years ago

    The Shins, Broken Bells, Of Montreal, Passion Pit, Pinback, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The xx's, Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The weepies, Wilco, Beck, The Black Keys, Brand New, Bright Eyes, Broken Social Scene, Elliott Smith, Iron & Wine, MGMT...etc

    Source(s): My itunes library
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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Blind Iris

    The Bravery

    Dinosaur Jr.

    Franz Ferdinand

    Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives

    Interpol

    The Killers

    Muse

    Silversun Pickups.

  • 10 years ago

    Modest Mouse www.myspace.com/modestmouse

    Hockey www.myspace.com/hockey

    Death Cab For Cutie www.myspace.com/deathcabforcutie

    The Tender Box www.myspace.com/tenderbox

    Vampire Weekend www.myspace.com/vampireweekend

  • 10 years ago

    Personally, Im a big fan of Ween.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    'Indie' and 'good' cannot physically appear in the same sentence together.

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