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Best Indie Pop Bands/Artists

Indie pop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good indie pop bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top indie pop bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Indie pop groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all indie pop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest indie pop bands of all time, since the most famous indie pop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best indie pop music.

You can click on the indie pop band names to see more information about that particular notable indie pop group. If they're near the top of the best indie pop artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top indie pop bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the indie pop band names themselves.

Items on this list include Zooey Deschanel and Arcade Fire. Make sure to click the thumbs up button if you like an item. Also, items on this list like The Smiths and Elliott Smith probably need more votes.

All important, significant and iconic names in indie pop music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new indie pop bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of indie pop, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into indie pop music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good indie pop bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent indie pop bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best indie pop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest indie pop musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular indie pop bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    New Wave, Synthpop, Jazz fusion

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Indie pop, New Wave, Electronic music

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    Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-punk

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    Indie pop, Alternative rock, Art rock

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Indie pop, Folk rock, Dream pop

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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    added by JenLangfeld Pop punk, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Synthpop, New Wave, Indietronica

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    Indie pop, Indietronica, Alternative dance

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    new! Synthpop, Alternative rock

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Synthpop, New Wave, French rock

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Dance-punk

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Psychedelic pop

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Neo soul

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    Synthpop, Psychedelic folk, Dance-punk

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    Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Experimental rock

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Electronic music

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    Indie pop, Downtempo, Folk music

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    added by Lucid Aria Tesolin Pop, Top 40, Pop Classical, Adult Contemporary

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    Indie pop, Anti-folk, Folk music

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    Indie pop, Folk music, Folk rock

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, 2 Tone

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Indie pop, Psychedelic folk, Folk music

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    Indie pop, Indie rock, Avant-garde music

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    Indie pop, Indie folk

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    Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Indie pop, Rock music, Garage rock

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Emo

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    Pop punk, Indie pop, New Wave

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    Indie pop, Trip hop, Electronic music

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    Indie pop, Rock music, Folk rock

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    Shoegazing, Experimental rock, Dream pop

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    Jangle pop, Indie pop, Pop rock

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    Indie pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    Indie pop, Noise rock, Shoegazing

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    Youngblood Hawke

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Shoegazing

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    The Colourist

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    Neon Indian Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie

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    Indie pop, Folk rock, Indie rock

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    Indie pop, Dream pop, Noise pop

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    Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    Synthpunk, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

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