BEST OF
2016
Indie Rock
Overview
Best Albums
New Releases
Top Artists

Top Indie Rock Artists by Critic Score

Arcade Fire
#1

Arcade Fire

86
critic score (98)
Sleater-Kinney
#2

Sleater-Kinney

85
critic score (64)
Destroyer
#3

Destroyer

83
critic score (29)
Wilco
#4

Wilco

83
critic score (55)
Deerhunter
#5

Deerhunter

82
critic score (128)
Archers of Loaf
#6

Archers of Loaf

82
critic score (17)
Pavement
#7

Pavement

82
critic score (18)
The National
#8

The National

82
critic score (95)

Silver Jews

82
critic score (27)
Yo La Tengo
#10

Yo La Tengo

81
critic score (83)
Super Furry Animals
#11

Super Furry Animals

81
critic score (72)
Superchunk
#12

Superchunk

81
critic score (44)
Vampire Weekend
#13

Vampire Weekend

81
critic score (82)

The Dismemberment Plan

81
critic score (32)
The War on Drugs
#15

The War on Drugs

81
critic score (57)
Broken Social Scene
#16

Broken Social Scene

80
critic score (46)
Cat Power
#17

Cat Power

80
critic score (79)
Cymbals Eat Guitars
#18

Cymbals Eat Guitars

80
critic score (56)
Sunset Rubdown
#19

Sunset Rubdown

80
critic score (36)
Titus Andronicus
#20

Titus Andronicus

80
critic score (73)
Wild Beasts
#21

Wild Beasts

80
critic score (50)
Low
#22

Low

79
critic score (91)

The New Pornographers

79
critic score (87)
The Shins
#24

The Shins

79
critic score (60)
Okkervil River
#25

Okkervil River

79
critic score (96)
Built to Spill
#26

Built to Spill

78
critic score (72)
Spoon
#27

Spoon

78
critic score (90)

Grandaddy

78
critic score (27)
Wolf Parade
#29

Wolf Parade

78
critic score (50)
The Twilight Sad
#30

The Twilight Sad

78
critic score (57)
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