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New Zealand indie music is a vibrant scene that features a range of talented musicians. The music is characterized by catchy melodies, introspective lyrics, and a DIY ethos. The scene has produced a number of breakout acts in recent years, including a band known for their infectious pop hooks, another known for their dreamy, atmospheric soundscapes, and a third known for their raw, emotive songwriting. These artists have helped put New Zealand indie music on the map, and continue to inspire new generations of musicians.


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List of nz indie artists

Here is a list of nz indie artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the nz indie genre. You can find out what nz 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 140469
2 42 164895
3 26 19784
4 40 29631
5 32 19280
6 20 8676
7 35 28914
8 33 6292
9 29 20942
10 29 15207
11 41 95774
12 40 132864
13 28 33084
14 11 2712
15 13 5422
16 21 7080
17 17 5465
18 19 5163
19 18 7519
20 17 2499
21 17 2758
22 11 3532
23 25 9283
24 30 14088
25 29 4745
26 16 1023
27 13 4993
28 13 4206
29 27 12515
30 8 966
31 26 5450
32 3 1321
33 11 3806
34 18 2875
35 9 1724
36 8 2854
37 23 2609
38 7 2851
39 21 2073
40 1 374
41 8 1489
42 6 822
43 5 2680
44 3 386
45 11 1145
46 17 1460
47 4 1055
48 2 1367
49 2 744
50 2 1264
51 2 363
52 2 583
53 1 200
54 1 864
55 1 423
56 11 1057
57 2 362
58 11 878
59 11 3331
60 14 4850
61 13 2516
62 12 689
63 6 3346
64 6 746
65 8 1905
66 11 1358
67 7 717
68 10 846
69 10 1101
70 3 1717
71 9 2706
72 9 1704
73 9 1174
74 8 718
75 2 540
76 6 4103
77 7 519
78 6 1889
79 6 1211
80 5 725
81 4 768
82 5 3177
83 5 468
84 1 488
85 1 633
86 4 1036
87 3 858
88 3 1358
89 3 155
90 2 444
91 2 598
92 1 243
93 1 737
94 1 309
95 1 185
96 1 294
97 1 209
98 1 907

nz indie playlist created by Chosic

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