the best indie albums 2021 ranked

The 10 Best Indie Albums 2021

With live music coming back slowly, this year saw some great releases. Here is our top 10 list of best indie album 2021.

New Album Announcements

May 2022
13 May
Blue Hours
April 2022
8 Apr
Wet Leg
Wet Leg
1 Apr
Leave The Light On
Royal Mountain
All new indie albums

New album releases this month

January 2022
21 Jan
Change The Show
21 Jan
World I Understand
21 Jan
Night Call
21 Jan
Band Of Horses
Things Are Great
21 Jan
Boy Harsher
The Runner
Nude Club/City Slang
21 Jan
Anna Ash
Black Mesa
28 Jan
Extreme Witchcraft
E Works
28 Jan
Easy Life
All new indie albums

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