Best Indie Songs 2016

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Best Indie Songs 2016

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Hey folks, it's time to start a new thread for all the best indie music discoveries you make in 2016.

 

If you're wondering how we define indie around here, the answer is however you define indie. 

 

"Indie" can mean:

  • Bands that are on independent labels
  • Used to be on independent labels
  • Sound like bands that are on indepedendent labels 
  • The list goes on...
So we're asking you to submit your favorite Indie songs of 2016 by your own definition of indie. 

 

 

You can follow our playlist of all songs in this thread here:

 

spotify:user:spotifycommunity:playlist:4vifzE7GW5V6PCP9O8Lzu4 

 

 

Also we wanted to give a shout out to @TommyWesters own "Best New Indie 2016" playlist:

 

 

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I used to listen to this band a lot with their second album What The Toll Tells, then I just completely forgot about them. 

Until this year. The band I'm talking about is Two Gallants and they released their new album this year called We Are Undone and the moment I came to the second song I was blown away, so here it is. Two Gallants with Incidental

https://open.spotify.com/track/68znpIS7WwVsWPKim2xcIp

 

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Hello @user-removed

 

This new topic started by Meredith, as the title says, concerns the "Best Indie Songs 2016", then it would be better to post in it songs which will be out in 2016.

 

The Two Gallants album has been released on Spotify, for some countries in January 2015 and for some others, in February 2015. Then it can't be considered as a 2016 release but rather as a 2015 release. 🙂

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Wow, I totally misunderstood. I guess I need some sleep 😉

I'll come back here next year then hehe

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Chairlift's single, Romeo was released last year in November. What's the rule on singles from albums that will come out in 2016?

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This is actually from 2016. I didn't see a 2016 Indie Playlist yet.

 

Really stunned at the quality of the songwriting of Emmy the Great. RIYL baroque/folk-pop with strong female vocals.

 

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@mangadreamery

 

Playlist "A Different January" is a 2016 indie playlist, with only new releases, which gather all kind of indie, as indie-rock, indie-pop, alternative hip-hop, indie-electro, indie-folk.... Emmy the great is a part of it 🙂

 

https://community.spotify.com/t5/Music-Chat/A-Different-January-2016-daily-new-releases/td-p/1265835

 

Most of the tracks included, especially the single ones, will be find, if not a few hours later, surely a few days later in many other playlists named "Best indie songs 2016"  🙂

 

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Thanks for the heads up @Soundofus. Indeed, your playlist is where I heard that new Emmy the Great song 🙂 I also really like that album by SEND MEDICINE from your DIFFERENT JANUARY playlist. This year is already off to a great start.

 

Savages have a new single out, following their great debut, Silence Yourself.

 

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I Am Chemistry by Yeasayer and Crying In Public by Chairlift, released this week.

The rest aren't on Spotify yet, sadly (Kanye, Kendrick).

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@elena_badillo_g wrote:

I Am Chemistry by Yeasayer and Crying In Public by Chairlift, released this week.

The rest aren't on Spotify yet, sadly (Kanye, Kendrick).


Here's the Spotify Play Buttons for you @elena_badillo_g

 

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