Top 30 Indie Songs of 2018

Another year has come and gone, and as people begin to reflect on 2018, music should be at the forefront of their minds. This Top 30 list features the best bands in indie, some old favorites and some emerging artists. If these bands aren’t on your radar, they need to be, ASAP.

  1. Childish Gambino: This Is America

  2. Rex Orange County: Loving is Easy

  3. The Wallows: These Days

  4. The Growlers: Problems III

  5. Parquet Courts: Almost Had To Start A Fight

  6. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: Talking Straight

  7. Father John Misty: Mr. Tillman

  8. Fucked Up: Raise Your Voice, Joyce

  9. Born Ruffians: Forget Me

  10. Clairo: 4EVER

  11. Let’s Eat Grandma: Hot Pink

  12. Beach House: Lemon Glow

  13. Courtney Barnett: Charity

  14. Soccer Mommy: Your Dog

  15. Mitski: Nobody

  16. Rubblebucket: Fruity

  17. Interpol: The Rover 

  18. Hop Along: How Simple

  19. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks: Middle America

  20. Snail Mail: Pristine

  21. Santigold: Run The Road 

  22. The Voidz: Leave It In My Dreams 

  23. Dirty Projectors: Break-Thru

  24. Wild Nothing: Letting Go

  25. Gorillaz ft. George Benson: Humility

  26. Wye Oak: The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs 

  27. Cloud Nothings: The Echo Of The World

  28. The Decemberists: Severed

  29. The Beths: Future Me Hates Me

  30. Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Hunnybee

Robyn Johnson

Robyn is a child at heart. She loves to laugh, wedding plan, and spend time with her fiancé and kitty. Her one constant in life has always been music. Her day is not complete without a healthy dose of Spotify, Pinterest and chocolate.