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Oakland indie music is a genre that blends elements of alternative rock, lo-fi, and dream pop. It is characterized by its raw and authentic sound, often featuring distorted guitars, hazy vocals, and introspective lyrics. The genre is known for its DIY ethos and underground scene, with many artists gaining recognition through word of mouth and social media. Oakland indie music is a diverse and eclectic genre, with influences ranging from punk to shoegaze, and is home to many up-and-coming artists.


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List of oakland indie artists

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

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1 67 967773
2 48 138551
3 45 128235
4 58 419249
5 45 115762
6 42 126483
7 39 103043
8 43 93102
9 44 63591
10 41 140622
11 40 20811
12 33 66166
13 34 30264
14 34 12096
15 31 15916
16 29 17970
17 29 16852
18 27 17902
19 17 2614
20 25 10115
21 24 14693
22 22 4237
23 12 2677
24 21 15717
25 19 9108
26 18 910
27 8 7441
28 8 1357
29 16 11187
30 16 2752
31 12 10454
32 5 1828
33 12 2909
34 11 1266
35 11 3255
36 11 3191
37 10 2257
38 9 1368
39 8 6420
40 8 1827
41 6 3054
42 7 635
43 7 840
44 7 3098
45 6 795
46 5 1792
47 5 810
48 5 1732
49 2 1785
50 2 480
51 2 400
52 2 392
53 2 585
54 2 981
55 2 892
56 2 49
57 2 1087
58 1 583
59 1 619
60 1 128
61 1 402
62 1 183
63 1 323

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