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Genre: bay area indie

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Bay Area indie music is a diverse genre that blends elements of rock, folk, and soul. With a focus on DIY production and a commitment to authenticity, this genre is characterized by its raw, unpolished sound and its emphasis on emotional expression. From dreamy shoegaze to upbeat pop, Bay Area indie music is a vibrant and exciting scene that continues to push boundaries and inspire new generations of musicians.


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List of bay area indie artists

Here is a list of bay area indie artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the bay area indie genre. You can find out what bay area indie genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 48 299459
2 49 317217
3 51 354810
4 45 115762
5 45 128258
6 41 153924
7 48 138551
8 39 103062
9 42 126483
10 39 106825
11 42 62571
12 43 52098
13 50 118455
14 46 113205
15 33 107051
16 39 83179
17 33 78145
18 42 179584
19 39 121922
20 39 36524
21 41 28585
22 37 61843
23 37 70434
24 39 86004
25 38 15891
26 37 81670
27 34 42066
28 34 27047
29 34 30992
30 22 13797
31 29 40446
32 30 35410
33 23 31388
34 29 13478
35 30 14715
36 30 46664
37 29 30101
38 29 38734
39 28 7965
40 28 27518
41 24 12320
42 17 2614
43 26 2922
44 23 22615
45 22 12543
46 23 4924
47 20 8572
48 22 5686
49 12 2677
50 21 12395
51 17 1915
52 8 7441
53 16 8558
54 8 1357
55 17 12820
56 17 4149
57 15 8001
58 5 1828
59 16 7866
60 16 8728
61 15 2991
62 14 7279
63 8 5504
64 13 1749
65 7 6336
66 11 3663
67 11 7987
68 10 2871
69 10 1720
70 9 3626
71 9 42
72 2 1717
73 7 656
74 7 4903
75 6 1730
76 6 7533
77 6 4252
78 5 901
79 5 626
80 5 2964
81 4 312
82 2 700
83 1 348
84 2 805
85 2 229
86 2 220
87 1 369
88 2 1116
89 1 307
90 1 453
91 1 625
92 1 641
93 1 413

bay area indie playlist created by Chosic

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