Argentina's independent music scene is one of the most vibrant and exciting in all of Latin America. It is for that reason that today TopFestivales brings you a list of the best Argentine indie music bands.
Best Argentine indie music bands
Do you want to listen to something different? Then, join us and meet the best Argentine indie music bands, you will surely like their music and style. In addition, in each review we leave you a video clip with one of their most popular songs.
Él Mató a un Policía Motorizado
Las Ligas Menores
Valley of Dolls
Valentín and the Volcanoes
Abode of Birds
If you are looking for new songs that make your heart vibrate, check out Bandalos Chinos, one of the best Argentine indie music groups. Born in the year 2009 and with their style and lyrics they have conquered many fans.
Also, this group has released 5 studio albums, being the second one, "Bach"the most successful of their entire artistic career. In this same sense, we mention some of the most successful songs of the album: "El club de la montaña", "Vámonos de viaje", "Tu órbita",
"Demasiado" and "Departamento".
Also, you should know that this group has participated in important festivals such as Vive Latino, Lollapalooza Have you been to one of their concerts?
El Mató a un Policía Motorizado
Their music includes styles such as noise pop, noise rock and punk rock. Thanks to this, the present group managed to achieve a sound of distorted guitars in the foreground, which is something that characterizes them. Likewise, we inform you that this band was founded in 2003 and has sometimes mentioned that its influence comes from groups such as The Velvet Underground, Pixies, Sonic Youth and Weezer.
On the other hand, their third album, "The O'Konor Synthesis", was nominated for. "Best Rock Album at the 2018 Latin Grammys. By the way, these are the band's most popular songs: "La noche eterna", "El mundo extraño", "El tesoro" and "Fuego".
In addition, Él Mató a un Policía Motorizado has delighted the public with live performances in the most important festivals such as Vive Latino, Cosquín Rock , Primavera Sound, Pal Norte, Asunciónico and Lollapalooza.
The Minor Leagues
Undoubtedly, another of the best Argentinean indie music groups is "Las Ligas Menores", a group that with their songs and especially the interpretation of the vocalist Anabella Cartolano transmits tranquility.
Also, the group was headliner along with Future, Bon Iver and Lady Gaga at the festival Coachella festival festival in 2017. In another order of ideas, the song "Hice todo mal" (I did everything wrong) was nominated as. "Best Rock Song" at the Latin Grammy Awards at the Latin Grammy Awards in the 2021 edition.
The indie rock band was founded in 2007 in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina and is characterized by their voices and harmonies that go through different climates that allow them to find an original and unique sound in their compositions. In addition, their music fuses diverse genres that influence the members of the group.
Likewise, you should know that Superchería has recorded so far 4 studio albums and 3 EPs.. Also, some of their most popular videos are "El vacío", "Real", "Te quemas los pies" and "Rayuela".
It is one of the of the references within the independent music and is even considered one of the first Latin American bands to transmit the experimentation, poetics and strength of groups such as Sonic Youth, Guided by Voices and Pavement.
Likewise, 107 Faunos has performed in Spanish cities such as Madrid, Zaragoza, Marbella and Granada, in fact, they performed at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona.
Valley of Dolls
The group made its live debut in 2003 and has opened shows for singers and bands such as Gruff Rhys, Bob Mould, Nada Surf, Lee Ranaldo, Dinosaur Jr and Ben Kweller. His best known songs are : "Mil Formas de Estrellarme", "Días de Suerte" and "Regresar".
The group's most important album is "La Autopista Corre del Océano hasta el Amanecer" (The Highway Runs from Ocean to Dawn), which is the favorite of the public and the specialized critics. In fact, it won an award as "Best Independent Album of the Year".
Valentín y los Volcanes
Another band that we have selected in this top is Valentín y los Volcanes, which has an excellent recording work consisting of 3 studio albums and 1 single on 7" vinyl. In addition, he has performed in music festivals such as "La Festivales de Música" and "Els Volcanes". Personal Fest and Pepsi Music.
Another of the aspects that you should know about the group is the influence of groups that marked the adolescence of its members such as Guided by Voices, Jesus and Mary Chain, My Bloody Valentine and Pixies.
Their music is based on indie pop-rock and their musical themes have their own history. Besides, art is something that has characterized this group. Some of the best known songs are. "Frío industrial", "Los Astros" and "Mi avión"..
You should also know that Glaciares has performed in renowned venues such as Puma Urban Art, Roxy Live, Samsung Studio, Makena, Hard Rock Café, among others. And, as a curious fact, they were a semi-finalist band of the "Viva Rock Latino".
Morada de Pájaros
We could not leave out of this article Morada de Pájaros, one of the best Argentine indie music groups. It has gained an important or prestigious position within the independent scene. In fact, it has performed in the most important festivals in their native country, among which we can mention the "Festival Arte Urbano y Memoria", the "Bienal de Arte Joven" and "Festival Jóvenes y Derechos" in Córdoba.
The band's discography includes 2 EPs and 2 albums. Also, the musical genres that characterize the group are: fusion, waltz, indie pop and indie rock.