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List of Austin indie rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as indie rock solo artists from Austin are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Austin music that you've never heard before. The indie rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Austin. If you think the best Austin indie rock band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

Examples include Iron & Wine and Spoon.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular indie rock bands from Austin?" and "Which indie rock bands started in Austin?" then this list will answer your questions.

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Iron & Wine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Iron & Wine Folk music, Folk rock, Indie folk

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Spoon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Spoon Third-wave of ska, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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The Black Angels is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
The Black Angels Garage rock, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock

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...And You Will Know Us by the... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Noise rock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock

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Okkervil River is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Okkervil River Folk rock, Alternative rock, Alternative country

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What Made Milwaukee Famous is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
What Made Milwaukee Famous Pop rock, Indie rock

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I Love You but I've Chosen Dar... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness Gothic rock, Indie rock, Post-punk revival

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The American Analog Set is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
The American Analog Set Krautrock, Post-rock, Indie rock

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Balmorhea is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Balmorhea Classical music, Acoustic music, Experimental music

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Oh No Oh My is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Oh No Oh My Indie rock

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Buzzie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Buzzie Power pop, Indie rock

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White Denim is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
White Denim Garage rock, New Prog, Experimental rock

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Shearwater is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Shearwater Psychedelic folk, Folk rock, Indie rock

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Recover is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Recover Pop punk, Indie, Emo

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The Reivers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
The Reivers Pop music, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Sound Team is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Sound Team Rock music, Indie rock

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Jim Eno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Jim Eno Indie rock

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Drake Tungsten is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Drake Tungsten Indie rock

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Voxtrot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Voxtrot Indie pop, Indie rock

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Maya Bond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Maya Bond Indie rock, Avant-garde

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The Impossibles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
The Impossibles Indie, Ska, Rock music

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Scratch Acid is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Scratch Acid Noise rock, Punk rock, Indie rock

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Mineral is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Mineral Rock music, Emo, Indie rock

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Patrice Pike is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Patrice Pike Rock music, Indie rock, Blues

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The Gloria Record is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
The Gloria Record Rock music, Emo, Indie rock

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Zykos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Zykos Rock music, Indie rock

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Mothfight is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Mothfight Indie pop, Neo-psychedelia, Experimental music

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Volcano, I'm Still Excited!! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Volcano, I'm Still Excited!! Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Quiet Company is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Quiet Company Indie pop, Rock music, Piano rock

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Pompeii is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Pompeii Rock music, Post-rock, Indie rock

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The Black and White Years is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
The Black and White Years New Wave, Art rock, Indie rock

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Household names is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Household names Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Low Line Caller is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Low Line Caller Instrumental, Post-rock, Indie rock

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Pocket Symphonies is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Austin Indie Rock Bands List
Pocket Symphonies Indie rock