The Catchiest Indie Songs in Current Rotation

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By Confusion & Constant Gardner

In the past, indie music seemed to intentionally avoid being too catchy, but these days the line between underground sensibility and mainstream accessibility is becoming more blurred, and it's a good thing. In the past, if an indie song was too catchy, it risked losing credibility among people who were looking for an alternative to more basic, radio-friendly music. Today, that mentality has died down. Through more experimental production or less obvious songwriting, indie music is finding new ways to be different without avoiding the naturally satisfying pleasure of a big hook or a riff that will get stuck in your head for weeks. Here are some of the catchiest indie songs, from rock to pop and beyond, currently in rotation.

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