Indie Band Name Generator

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Thank you for choosing this indie band name generator! The person I deeply respect has once noted that naming the group is an art all of its own and the talent in this field does not necessarily correlate with the ability to create music. His main idea was pretty simple, but damn me if it was not accurate. There are plenty of talented musicians performing under the names that just make you wonder “why…? God, why…?”. Surely, if the music is really great, we tend to “forgive” the musicians their poor naming choices. In fact, sometimes when we start really appreciating the tracks recorded by the band, its name no longer seems that bad. But these psychological effects kick in after, and only after, we have heard the band playing. Thus the problem remains: the poorly chosen name decreases the group’s chances of being heard by the wider audience and in turn, of ever becoming famous.

If you agree with us, you probably feel a little nervous right now: “What name should I choose? What if I make the wrong decision?”. Well calm down. We are sure that using this indie band name generator and following the basic tips you will manage to deal with the task that is front of you. All you have to remember is that a good name has to be original (in some cases funny works well too, just think of such band names as “Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly”) and/or to send some sort of message. If you look at the names adopted by some of the greatest indie bands ever, you will notice that most of them are fairly short: Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Arcade Fire, Oasis, Vampire Weekend, The Wombats, Foster the People, Mumford & Sons, The Kooks, Radiohead… However, there is enough bands that did just as good with longer names, such as Florence and the Machine, Two Door Cinema Club and Death Cab for Cutie. This indie band name generator will provide you with both short and longer names, so in the end it will be your choice.

Now how do you use this system? Just click the button that reads “Generate Indie Band Names” and a new original suggestion will appear within a blink of an eye. The lists at the lower part of this page will allow you to sort out your favorite names, as well as to edit them. We hope you will find this indie band name generator useful!

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