5 Hot Songs For Your Indie Rock Jams Road Trip Playlist

These songs create less of a nostalgic sing a long vibe and more of a sun is out, it’s the middle of the day, let’s do some serious driving kind of a vibe.

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They are the kind of songs that the less musically literate members of your party will tap you on the shoulder and ask “This song is pretty sweet, who sings it?” making you feel pretty cool for busting out the hidden tunes. It can be cool to play bands with crazy names that few people have ever heard, but it is typically better to play the classic indie rock jams that everybody subconsciously recognizes from either a commercial, movie, or other media outlet that has featured it.

This way, you aren’t the only one rocking out to your favorite song by Babaganouj, but have a car full of people jamming to Arcade Fire.

1. Modest Mouse – “3rd Planet”

2. Portugal. The Man – “The Sun”

3. Arcade Fire – “Ready To Start”

4. Phoenix – “Consolation Prize”

5. Kings of Leon – “Back Down South”

Evan Molineux

Evan's favorite country in the world is Canada. His travel style is to keep it real, relaxed, and experience something dangerous now and then. Ask him what he loves to do and he'll say "roll with nature's flow." You'll never find Evan without a disposable camera, lip balm, and yoga pants, they're must-haves no matter what he goes.

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