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Genre: portland indie

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Portland indie music is a genre that blends elements of folk, rock, and pop to create a unique sound. The music is characterized by introspective lyrics, intricate guitar work, and a focus on melody. The genre is known for its DIY ethos and its emphasis on community, with many artists collaborating and supporting each other. Portland indie music has gained a reputation for producing some of the most innovative and influential artists in the genre.


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Vocals, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit, Keyboard/Piano, Synthesizer, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Double Bass

Popular portland indie Songs


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Most popular portland indie albums

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Oh, Inverted World (20th Anniversary Remaster)
2001
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I Need to Start a Garden
2018
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3 Rounds and a Sound
2008
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supernatural thing
2023
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Lucha
2023
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Pay Attn
2020
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Keep It Safe
2014
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White Lighter (10th Anniversary Edition)
2023
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Beat Romantic
2006
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Blouse
2011
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Farewell Griffin
2017
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Animals In The Median
2013
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The Land, The Water, The Sky
2023
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Keep Your Eyes Ahead
2008

portland indie music by decade

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List of portland indie artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 62 1165124
2 55 256862
3 49 211857
4 51 251920
5 49 127941
6 44 28059
7 41 65198
8 36 62688
9 32 70104
10 38 53009
11 37 11738
12 36 29118
13 33 42842
14 34 28554
15 30 39100
16 30 22553
17 29 2255
18 28 20546
19 26 8884
20 26 21588
21 25 12804
22 25 20253
23 25 16559
24 24 34184
25 24 14941
26 24 4562
27 24 5335
28 21 8539
29 23 17237
30 23 3391
31 22 11950
32 19 14198
33 22 14860
34 21 6400
35 22 13036
36 20 3763
37 20 3801
38 19 7302
39 19 4841
40 18 1534
41 15 5641
42 17 4670
43 17 2084
44 16 791
45 15 3430
46 14 3120
47 11 3049
48 14 5927
49 14 6186
50 13 2275
51 13 1198
52 11 2286
53 12 3214
54 11 775
55 11 3840
56 11 2905
57 11 610
58 11 1185
59 11 2488
60 10 2798
61 9 6145
62 9 2080
63 9 713
64 9 484
65 8 2180
66 6 2124
67 7 514
68 7 2723
69 8 1651
70 7 1253
71 7 4337
72 7 1792
73 7 1612
74 5 1913
75 5 1372
76 6 1431
77 6 2439
78 6 990
79 6 524
80 6 285
81 6 658
82 6 1598
83 5 1324
84 5 256
85 5 1116
86 4 717
87 2 1283
88 4 446
89 4 1018
90 4 1566
91 3 556
92 3 470
93 3 1359
94 3 1214
95 3 1253
96 3 159
97 2 617
98 2 35
99 2 242
100 2 307

portland indie playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular portland indie music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.