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Genre: indie r&b

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Parent Genre: R&B

Indie R&B is a subgenre of R&B that blends elements of alternative and indie music with traditional R&B sounds. It often features introspective and personal lyrics, with a focus on emotional depth and vulnerability. The production is typically minimalist and atmospheric, with a heavy emphasis on electronic instrumentation and experimentation. The genre has gained popularity in recent years, with a new wave of artists emerging who are pushing the boundaries of what R&B can be.


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Vocals, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Drum Kit, Synthesizer, Keyboard/Piano, Horn Section, Organ, Piano, Drum Machine, Sampler, Turntables

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Most popular indie r&b albums

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Borderline
2020
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The Celestial Suite
2021
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P.O.V
2023
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Dog Daze
2021
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Electric Dusk
2023
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FORWARD
2023
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SUPERNOVA
2023
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STILL EMO
2023
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countryside (demo)
2023
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A Brief Nirvana
2023
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Public Displays Of Affection: The Album
2022
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The Art of Conversation
2020
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Obsidian
2023
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When I Hear Your Name
2023
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Bicoastal
2021
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Kumbalangi Nights (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
2019

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List of indie r&b artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 52 61465
2 56 60655
3 68 508784
4 57 27692
5 50 48555
6 51 237664
7 55 67977
8 51 92323
9 63 200562
10 55 102235
11 53 24445
12 58 175720
13 49 41543
14 53 155661
15 48 82592
16 39 168700
17 58 63800
18 44 207807
19 57 203238
20 53 61521
21 43 46337
22 47 78092
23 48 59043
24 45 108693
25 54 327580
26 53 281260
27 40 31639
28 50 120772
29 51 76301
30 39 93709
31 47 73502
32 52 122655
33 44 15221
34 43 47172
35 51 83472
36 51 78978
37 46 225292
38 50 49160
39 41 24720
40 50 138900
41 41 10590
42 47 26652
43 35 23902
44 46 23816
45 46 49338
46 44 15372
47 47 34471
48 36 39364
49 41 55919
50 37 15063
51 46 99836
52 45 41096
53 41 36186
54 35 44320
55 43 32001
56 43 34706
57 43 42628
58 36 21674
59 34 14663
60 38 102040
61 41 43384
62 37 241634
63 37 84004
64 39 23912
65 41 16196
66 41 33152
67 41 86309
68 40 4384
69 40 53953
70 39 1325
71 40 48412
72 35 3634
73 40 18604
74 40 45625
75 40 49949
76 39 6705
77 39 44545
78 39 26723
79 38 16507
80 35 15614
81 38 13299
82 38 38068
83 37 16654
84 37 10002
85 37 38775
86 37 23352
87 36 21522
88 36 6583
89 36 12471
90 36 40498
91 35 29269
92 35 72126
93 35 25047
94 35 22524
95 35 27553
96 34 43585
97 34 10615
98 34 11535
99 34 22518
100 34 45785

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