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Highlights from the critically acclaimed albums released in the spring of 2013. Updated weekly with brand new music that you won't hear on the radio.
We read all the music blogs so you don't have to. Updated weekly, these are the songs that indie music blogs love.
Luxe beats perfect for lounging around in sunglasses. Feel like you're laying out by your own rooftop infinity pool with this soulful and unexpected mix of R&B, pop, and dance tracks.
Feel-good, anthemic indie dance songs with danceable grooves, infectious hooks, and plenty of synthesizer.
For mornings when your only alarm clock is the sun streaming through an open window; enjoy this collection of pastel-colored indie favorites while you walk through the cool grass in your bare feet.
Starting in the mid '00s, the line between indie and mainstream pop started to get blurry. These are the songs that have helped bring "indie" music to the masses.
The bookwormish appeal of twee pop meets the bookwormish appeal of studying for your exams. Get into your cardigan and black-rimmed glasses for these twee classics from the late '80s to the present.
Forget the corporate noise and superstar artists; the South by Southwest Music Festival has always been about introducing new bands to the world. Listen to the best songs by the artists to watch in Austin this year.
Shake off the winter doldrums and dance around to these upbeat and outrageously catchy indie pop tunes.
Highlights from the critically-acclaimed albums released in the winter of 2013. Updated weekly with brand new music that you won't hear on the radio.
Driving the up the Pacific Coast Highway with the wind in your hair? Wish you were? Let this collection of bright and peppy indie pop songs be the soundtrack for your journey on California 1.
In the early 2010s, we've seen a new emergence of fun, upbeat pop music created by alternative-leaning artists. Enjoy some new songs about celebrating, dancing, and (often) being in love.
Light, upbeat indie pop to help you start your day.
You meet while reaching for the same vinyl copy of 'Loveless.' You fight your mutual attraction. You seek advice from your impossibly precocious younger sibling. You make out as the credits roll. Your bangs look perfect. This is your soundtrack.
This playlist features mellow indie tunes that provide the perfect soundtrack for working, studying, or just plain old relaxing.
You found the perfect recipe on your favorite food blog and bought the fresh ingredients; now all you need is the right selection of hip and danceable indie pop music. This playlist will impress your friends and help you craft an incredible meal.
2012 was a great year for music and a great year for The Playlist Generation. Here are some of our favorite tracks from the past year, some of which were overlooked and others you may have heard--but probably not on the radio! Let us know what you think at http://facebook.com/playlistgen
If you're like Marnie, you're sleek, smart and sophisticated. You think "edgy" is just a synonym for "sloppy." Streamlined electro-pop with just enough cool is your scene.
Imagine the sun breaking through the clouds as you float down an empty two-lane road; this is the soundtrack to that perfect moment.
Did you first bond with your significant other over a shared love of indie music? Let these gentle indie love songs soundtrack your home-cooked dinner for two.
Songs by some of the best female indie pop singers.
Fill your apartment with friends, neighbors and strangers; pour some drinks and dim the lights; start this playlist of new, cool and stylish songs; play it loud.
Indie R&B -- or PBR&B to the glib -- combines dreamy, synth-based indie music with contemporary R&B beats. This lush new sound has been influencing underground and mainstream artists alike.
Ever watch TV and ask yourself "what song is that?" Here are all the songs by upcoming, emerging artists whose music is reaching a wider audience through TV commercials and other ad placements.
Accessible indie tunes that should be the soundtrack for your favorite local coffee shop.
Sweet, romantic indie songs that provide the perfect soundtrack for a make out session.
Lively twee pop for friendly gatherings, drinking and dancing. Because adorable people like to party too.
Whether they're on Team Edward or Team Jacob, the few things Twihards can all agree on is the soundtracks to the movies! Check out this playlist featuring all the indie melancholy you could ask for from from The Twilight Saga.
Every great song that's been featured in Apple's TV spots and keynote addresses.
XL Recordings is one of the world's premier indie labels. Listen to highlights from their impressive roster, which includes Adele, Vampire Weekend, The xx, Sigur Ros and more.
As the Grunge Age petered out, many expected Sub Pop acts began to disappear as well. But the label has thrived with a less noisy aesthetic incorporating dream pop, alt-folk, electronic and even country influences into its indie rock.
Low-tempo indie tunes perfect to take your mind off being cramped up in coach, whether you're trying to fall asleep or just get into a zen-like zone.
This playlist features artists who've managed to maintain their indie street-cred while being signed to a major label.
Ever find yourself gently swaying in your booth at your favorite neighborhood coffee shop? One of these easygoing, acoustic-centered tunes may have been why.
Everyone with a soft spot for singer/songwriters knows their Troubadour History 101, filled with songsmiths from previous generations, but here's where you'll find the best of the current crop of artists committed to the crafting of thoughtful tunes.
When you're feeling under the weather, what you want most is to be soothed. These songs feature gentle vocals and mellow tempos, along with a handful of instrumentals for when you just want to space out.
When you need a break from all the usual renditions of the same old holiday songs, cozy up to these indie-minded Yuletide tunes.
Hit the mat and free your mind while spicing up your yoga routine with these songs that are good for the soul. And don’t forget to breathe!