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Noise pop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good noise 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 noise pop bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Noise 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 noise pop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest noise pop bands of all time, since the most famous noise pop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best noise pop music.

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

List is made up of a variety of artists, including The Flaming Lips and Pixies. Help our your favorites by giving them a thumbs up. The best artists on this list are the ones with the most votes, so show things like Modest Mouse and Pavement some love.

All important, significant and iconic names in noise 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 noise 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 noise pop, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into noise 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 noise pop bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent noise pop bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best noise pop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest noise 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 noise pop bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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My Bloody Valentine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
My Bloody Valentine Indie pop, Noise rock, Shoegazing

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31 5
The Jesus and Mary Chain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
The Jesus and Mary Chain Indie pop, Shoegazing, Alternative rock

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29 11
Pixies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Pixies Experimental rock, Grunge, Noise

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17 7
Pavement is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Pavement Alternative rock, Noise pop, Indie rock

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18 9
Sleigh Bells is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Sleigh Bells Synthpunk, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

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14 6
Yo La Tengo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Yo La Tengo Noise rock, Shoegazing, Experimental rock

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11 4
Wavves is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Wavves Pop punk, Noise rock, Garage rock

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11 4
Mercury Rev is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Mercury Rev Space rock, Experimental rock, Neo-psychedelia

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14 7
Modest Mouse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Modest Mouse Indie pop, Garage rock, Space rock

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13 7
Deerhunter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Deerhunter Noise rock, Garage rock, Neo-psychedelia

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Medicine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
muzziac added Medicine Shoegazing, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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9 4
Japandroids is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Japandroids Noise rock, Garage rock, Grunge

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7 3
Ariel Pink is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Ariel Pink Psychedelic folk, Outsider music, Psychedelic pop

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7 3
No Age is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
No Age Noise rock, Shoegazing, Garage punk

The Best Bands for Drowning Out Noise Around You

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7 3
A Place to Bury Strangers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
A Place to Bury Strangers Noise rock, New Wave, Space rock

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7 3
Melt-Banana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Melt-Banana Noise rock, Experimental rock, Japanoise

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6 2
Autolux is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Autolux Noise rock, Shoegazing, Electronic music

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5 1
Black Tambourine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Black Tambourine Indie pop, Shoegazing, Twee pop

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5 1
Photon Band is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Photon Band Psychedelia, Noise pop, Indie rock

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4 0
Velocity Girl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
muzziac added Velocity Girl Indie pop, Shoegazing, Indie rock

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6 3
The Pains of Being Pure at Hea... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Indie pop, Shoegazing, Nu gaze

The Best Drummers of All Time

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6 3
The Raveonettes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
The Raveonettes Shoegazing, Rock music, Garage rock

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5 2
Eric's Trip is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Eric's Trip Rock music, Grunge, Alternative rock

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5 2
The Microphones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
The Microphones Folktronica, Noise pop, Indie folk

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4 1
The Horrors is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
The Horrors Horror punk, Garage rock, Garage punk

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4 1
Ride is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
TommyLondo29 added Ride Shoegazing, Space rock, Alternative rock

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4 1
Quickspace is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Quickspace Krautrock, Space rock, Experimental rock

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4 1
Astrobrite is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Astrobrite Shoegazing, Rock music, Noise pop

Rock Stars Who Died at Age 29

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Sugar is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
muzziac added Sugar Power pop, Alternative rock, Post-punk

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3 0
Joanna Gruesome is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
muzziac added Joanna Gruesome

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8 6
Neon Indian is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Neon Indian Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie

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6 4
The Big Pink is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
The Big Pink Shoegazing, Electro, Nu gaze

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5 3
Deerhoof is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Deerhoof Noise rock, Rock music, Garage rock

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4 2
Hot Cha Cha is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists

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4 2
Screaming Tea Party is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Screaming Tea Party Noise pop, Psychedelic rock, Post-punk

The 37 Greatest On-Stage Falls of All Time

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3 1
Fergus & Geronimo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Fergus & Geronimo Northern soul, Noise pop, Indie rock

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3 1
Wounded Knees is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Wounded Knees Alternative rock, Noise pop, Post-punk

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3 1
Blood Red Shoes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Blood Red Shoes Garage rock, Grunge, Stoner rock

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3 1
Scarling. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Scarling. Noise rock, Shoegazing, Gothic rock

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3 1
Rollerskate Skinny is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Rollerskate Skinny Shoegazing, Dream pop, Noise pop

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3 1
The Magnetic Fields is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
The Magnetic Fields Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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2 0
The Black Hollies is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
The Black Hollies Garage rock, Space rock, Neo-psychedelia

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Marnie Stern is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
muzziac added Marnie Stern Noise rock, Indie rock, Math rock

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7 6
Cults is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Cults Indie pop, Indie, Noise pop

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5 4
Dum Dum Girls is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Dum Dum Girls Indie pop, Indie, Dream pop

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3 2
Charlene is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Charlene Shoegazing, Nu gaze, Dream pop

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3 2
Grasshopper Mackowiak is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Grasshopper Mackowiak Space rock, Experimental rock, Neo-psychedelia

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3 2
Archers of Loaf is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Archers of Loaf Noise rock, Noise pop, Punk rock

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3 2
Weekends is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Weekends Noise pop, Art rock, Surf music

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3 2
Parts & Labor is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Noise Pop Bands/Artists
Parts & Labor Noise rock, Experimental rock, Noise pop