New Indie Music for 2022


Looking for the best emerging alternative artists in 2022? In our list of those to watch, there will certainly be a new indie group that you will be streaming all year round.

In our selection of indie music trending in 2022, there are indie rock songs about love and indie pop songs about falling in love. Clever narrative threads are communicated through catchy melodies and beats to keep you rocking or completely letting go.

Check out these 6 new independent artists to watch in 2022.

Madness Group

Four pieces Madness GroupPost-punk indie rock has been taken up a notch through the inventive use of electronic dance music. Their uplifting songs creatively disrupt the beat, pounding drums and chanting vocals anchoring each track.

I’m bored at my grandmother’s house

Indie bedroom pop from the songwriter and producer I’m bored at my grandmother’s house who writes songs with a dreamy, lofi sound, with a swirling guitar and a floating voice.

Rachel Chinouiri

Rachel ChinouiriThe beautiful melodies of and the lo-fi leanings of its rhythms reassure us, it’s good to feel all the feelings. Fans found her alternative pop on TikTok and saw her supporting Sam Fender on tour. It should continue to increase in 2022.


NOISY bring much-loved jungle and DnB elements to freshen up their underlying indie rock anchor. The trio’s infectious energy brings out the youthful camaraderie of their songs.


Wallice makes indie pop anthems with scuzzy ’90s guitar and a smooth vocal. The inspiration for his songs ranges from the extraction of a wisdom tooth to the evocation of toxic relationships and difficult friendships, usually with a hint of humor.

wet leg

After the duo’s witty and catchy first two singles and the intriguing release of the EP in 2021, all eyes are on wet leg for the release of their debut album in April.

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