By Prithvideep Singh

So you’ve been listening to some Indie music lately. The radio’s featuring it, with 94.3 and 95 FM playing bands like Mumford and Sons, Bombay Bicycle Club and The Black Keys. But exposure is limited and you want to explore more of this vast, amazing genre of music. Well, we’ve got you covered!

Broken into 4 sub categories {Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Indie Folk and Indie R&B/Electro}, here are some of the biggest influencers in these genres in the last few years.

The list is by no means exhaustive, so give them a listen and post your own recommendations in the comments section below!

Indie Pop |

For fans of MGMT, Lorde, Fun.

Diane Young, Vampire Weekend

Go Do, Jonsi 

Also check out | Passion Pit, Regina Spector

Indie Rock | 

For fans of Radiohead, Kings of Leon, The Killers

Bloodbuzz Ohio, The National 

1901, Phoenix 

Also check out | Arcade Fire, St. Vincent

Indie Folk |

For fans of Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Bob Dylan

Holocene, Bon Iver 

Winter White Hymnal, Fleet Foxes

Also check out | Tallest Man on Earth, Angus & Julia Stone, Sufjan Stevens

Indie R&B/ Electro |

For fans of The XX, Kanye West, Beyonce, all you EDM guys looking for chiller music

The Fall, The Weeknd 

Warm Water, Banks 

Also check out | Janelle Monae, James Blake and Jessie Ware

Like what you hear? For the complete playlist and songs by other recommended artists, press play |

Lastly, check out our very own Indie artist Nischay Parekh give his top 10 Indie picks on Little Black Book.