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Top Ten Indie Rock Songs of the Decade

To some, indie rock is an aesthetic, something between Sonic Youth and Pavement that's played by people with in mop-tops and ringer t-shirts with cans of Pabst atop their amplifiers. Others, meanwhile, might define indie rock literally as music recorded and performed by musicians not signed or affiliated with major labels. However you prefer to slice it, here are ten tunes from the past ten years that continue to amaze. Feel free to weigh in with your own picks or tell us that ours are completely whack.
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Pittsburgh native Adam Perry is a cyclist, drummer and University of Pittsburgh and Naropa University alum. He lives in Boulder and has written for Westword since 2008.
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