OK, so summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21. But considering the fact that Memorial Day is less than a week away, why wait? It’s time to start the search for the perfect summertime anthem, like, now. While we’ll always love Top 40 favorites--Katy Perry and Beyonce, we’re looking at you--this list is totally and completely about the indie stars. Featuring new up-and-comers like Twin Peaks, Lowell, RatKing and more, these bands are office faves and definitely deserve a spot on your mixtape this weekend. Hip-hop? Electropop? Scruffy boys from Scotland? No matter what you’re looking for, see our guide for the best indie summer track for you in the gallery...then listen to them all in our playlist here! P.S. If you think we missed anyone, let us know!
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