The Indie 500 Shortlist – B

Looking for some ideas for what to pick? – here’s IndieXL’s favourite tracks from artists beginning with ‘B’

B-52S – Funplex
B-52’S – Love shack
BABYLON ZOO – Spaceman
BABYSHAMBLES – Delivery
BABYSHAMBLES – Nothing Comes To Nothing
BABYSHAMBLES – Fuck Forever
BAD BRAINS – Pay To Cum
BAD LIEUTENANT – Sink Or Swim
BAD LIEUTENANT – Twist Of Fate
BAD NERVES – Radio punk
BAD RELIGION – New Dark Ages
BAD RELIGION – L.A. Is Burning
BAD RELIGION – American Jesus
BADLY DRAWN BOY – NothingíS Going To Change Your Mind
BADLY DRAWN BOY – You Were Right
BADLY DRAWN BOY – All Possibilities
BADLY DRAWN BOY – Too Many Miracles
BADLY DRAWN BOY – I Saw You Walk Away
BAGSTIV – Blood
BALANCE AND COMPOSURE – Reflection
BALL PARK MUSIC – Trippin’ The Light Fantastic
BALLARAT BANDIT – Oh boy
BALTHAZAR – Then What
BALTHAZAR – Bunker
BALTHAZAR – Sinking Ship
BALTHAZAR – Leipzig
BALTHAZAR – Do Not Claim Them Anymore
BALTHAZAR – Blood Like Wine
BALTHAZAR – Fifteen Floors
BALTHAZAR – Nightclub
BALTHAZAR – Fever
BALTHAZAR – Wrong vibration
BAND OF HORSES – Factory
BAND OF HORSES – The Funeral
BAND OF HORSES – Is There A Ghost?
BAND OF HORSES – The Great Salt Lake
BAND OF HORSES – No One’S Gonna Love You
BAND OF SKULLS – Death By Diamonds And Girls
BAND OF SKULLS – Nightmares
BAND OF SKULLS – Asleep At The Wheel
BAND OF SKULLS – Sweet Sour
BAND OF SKULLS – I Know What I Am
BAND OF SKULLS – Bruises
BAND OF SKULLS – The Devil Takes Care Of His Own
BAND OF SKULLS – Light Of The Morning
BAND OF SKULLS – You Ain’T Pretty But You’Ve Got It Going On
BANKS FEAT. SOHN – Waiting Game
BARTEK – Snowman
BARTEK – Nothing
BASEMENT JAXX – WhereíS Your Head At?
BAT FOR LASHES – WhatíS A Girl To Do
BAT FOR LASHES – Daniel
BATTLE – The Longest Time
BATTLE – Tendency
BATTLES – Atlas
BATTLES FEAT. GARY NUMAN – My Machines
BAUER – Thin White Line
BAUER – Bouillabaisse Of Brilliance
BAUER – Libitz In A Car
BAUHAUS – Kick In The Eye
BAUHAUS – Dark Entries
BAZ LUHRMANN – EverybodyíS Free(Sun Screen Song/ Class Of 99)
BE YOUR OWN PET – Adventure
BEACH HOUSE – Myth
BEACH HOUSE – Norway
BEACHES – Absolutely Nothing
BEADY EYE – Second Bite Of The Apple
BEADY EYE – Flick Of The Finger
BEADY EYE – The Roller
BEADY EYE – Shine A Light
BEAR HANDS – Peacekeeper
BEAR IN HEAVEN – Time Between
BEAR’S DEN – Elysium
BEASTIE BOYS – Alive
BEASTIE BOYS – Intergalactic
BEASTIE BOYS – Sabotage
BEASTIE BOYS – No Sleep Till Brooklyn
BEASTIE BOYS – (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)
BEASTIE BOYS – Sure Shot
BEASTIE BOYS – So What’Cha Want
BEAT THE RADAR – Animals
BEATLES – Revolution
BEATLES – I Am The Waltus
BEATLES – Taxman
BEATLES – Back In The USSR
BEATLES – A Day In The Life
BEATLES – Helter Skelter
BEATS FOR BEGINNERS – Kill All Dj’S
BEAUTIFUL BOY – Love Me More
BEAUTIFUL SOUTH – Song For Whoever
BEAUTIFUL SOUTH – A Little Time
BECK – Where Itís At
BECK – Sexx Laws
BECK – Deadweight
BECK – Devil¥S Haircut
BECK – Dreams
BECK – The New Pollution
BECK – Loser
BECK – Mixed Bizness
BECK – Tropicalia
BECK – Jack-Ass
BECK – Lost Cause
BECK – Nausea
BECK – Gamma Ray
BECK – Girl
BECK – Stormbringer
BECK – Youthless
BECK – Black Tambourine
BECK – Up all night
BECK – Saw lightning
BED RUGS – Specks
BED RUGS – Piles
BEES – Horsemen
BEES – Chicken Payback
BEGGARS – The Future
BEHAVE – High On You
BEIRUT – Nantes
BEIRUT – Elephant Gun
BEIRUT – Postcards From Italy
BELL X1 – The Great Defector
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – The party line
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – Step Into My Office, Baby
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – Jonathan David
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – Funny Little Frog
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – IíM Waking Up To Us
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – Wrapped Up In Books
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – IíM A Cuckoo
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – White Collar Boy
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – The Boy With The Arab Strap
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – Seeing Other People
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – Another Sunny Day
BELLY – Now They¥Ll Sleep
BELLY – Feed The Tree
BEN FOLDS FIVE – Brick
BEN HARPER – Diamonds On The Inside
BEN HARPER – With My Own Two Hands
BEN HARPER – Morning Yearning
BENELUX, THE – Liar
BENJAMIN B – Another Rise
BENJAMIN BOOKER – Violent Shiver
BERNARD BUTLER – Stay
BERNARD BUTLER – You Must Go On
BERTOLF – Cut Me Loose
BEST COAST – California Nights
BEST COAST – Heaven sent
BETA BAND – Assessment
BETH HART – Delicious Surprise
BETH HART – L.A. Song (Out Of This Town)
BETH HART – Leave The Light On
BETH ORTON – Central Reservation
BETTIE SERVEERT – Love Sick (Ft. Peter Te Bos)
BETTIE SERVEERT – Crutches
BETTIE SERVEERT – Ray Ray Rain
BETTIE SERVEERT – Something So Wild
BETTIE SERVEERT – Co-Coward
BETTIE SERVEERT – Smack
BETTIE SERVEERT – Deny All
BETTIE SERVEERT – Dreamaniacs
BETTIE SERVEERT – Tom Boy
BETTIE SERVEERT – Palomine
BETTIE SERVEERT – White Tales
BETTIE SERVEERT – Kid’S Allright
BETTIE SERVEERT – Leg
BETTIE SERVEERT – Drown Butterfly Drown
BETTIE SERVEERT – B-Cuz
BETTIE SERVEERT – Unsane
BEULAH – DoníT Forget To Breathe
BEWARE OF DARKNESS – Muthafucka
BEWILDER – The Unknown
BEWILDER – She keeps on talking
BEWILDER – Carry on, carry on
BEWILDER – So it goes
BICYLE THIEVES – Stop To Start
BID FOR ESCAPE – Your bones
BIFFY CLYRO – That Golden Rule
BIFFY CLYRO – Wolves Of Winter
BIFFY CLYRO – Biblical
BIFFY CLYRO – The Captain
BIFFY CLYRO – Living Is A Problem Because Everything Dies
BIFFY CLYRO – Black Chandelier
BIFFY CLYRO – Victory Over The Sun
BIFFY CLYRO – Semi Mental
BIFFY CLYRO – Opposite
BIFFY CLYRO – Sounds Like Balloons
BIFFY CLYRO – Many Of Horror (When We Collide)
BIFFY CLYRO – Folding Stars
BIFFY CLYRO – Many Of Horror
BIFFY CLYRO – Mountains
BIFFY CLYRO – Balance, not symmetry
BIFFY CLYRO – End of
BIFFY CLYRO – Instant history
BIFFY CLYRO – Weird leisure
BIG COUNTRY – Chance
BIG COUNTRY – In A Big Country
BIG COUNTRY – Look Away
BIG PINK – Lose Your Mind
BIG PINK – Dominos
BIG PINK – Velvet
BIG PINK – Stay Gold
BIG STAR – The Ballad Of El Goodo
BIG TALK – Getaways
BILLIE MEYERS – Tell Me
BILLY BRAGG – A New England
BILLY BRAGG & WILCO – California Stars
BILLY JOEL – Pressure
BILLY JOEL – All For Leyna
BILLY TALENT – Rusted From The Rain
BIRDS OF TOKYO – Brace
BIRTH OF JOY – Three Day Road
BIRTH OF JOY – Devil’s Paradise
BIRTH OF JOY – You got me howling
BIRTH OF JOY – Hands down
BIS – The End Starts Today
BJORK – Army Of Love
BJORK – Human Behaviour
BJORK – Bachelorette
BJORK – Hunter
BJORK – Big Time Sensuality
BJORK – Violently Happy
BJORK – Venus As A Boy
BJORK & DAVID ARNOLD – Play Dead
BLACK ANGELS – Don’T Play With Guns
BLACK BIKINI ALPHA – London Town Is Falling Down
BLACK BOX REVELATION – Skin
BLACK BOX REVELATION – Bitter
BLACK CROWES – Kickin¥ My Heart Around
BLACK CROWES – Only A Fool
BLACK CROWES – Good Friday
BLACK CROWES – Blackberry
BLACK CROWES – Hard To Handle
BLACK CROWES – Remedy
BLACK CROWES – Sting Me
BLACK CROWES – Sometimes Salvation
BLACK CROWES – Twice As Hard
BLACK CROWES – Cursed Diamond
BLACK CULT – My time
BLACK CULT – Older
BLACK FOXXES – Whatever Let’S You Cope
BLACK FOXXES – Jungle skies
BLACK FUTURES – Body & soul
BLACK FUTURES – Me TV (ft. Bobby Gillespie)
BLACK GRAPE – Kelly¥s Heroes
BLACK GRAPE – In The Name Of The Father
BLACK HONEY – Madonna
BLACK HONEY – Hello Today
BLACK HONEY – I like the way you die
BLACK KEYS – Lonely Boy
BLACK KEYS – Weight Of Love
BLACK KEYS – Gold On The Ceiling
BLACK KEYS – Little Black Submarines
BLACK KEYS – Bullet In The Brain
BLACK KEYS – Tighten Up
BLACK KEYS – Dead And Gone
BLACK KEYS – Next Girl
BLACK KEYS – Howlin’ For You
BLACK KEYS – Fever
BLACK KEYS – Turn Blue
BLACK KEYS – 10Am Automatic
BLACK KIDS – IíM Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You
BLACK LIPS – Family Tree
BLACK MARBLE SELECTION – Garden of delight
BLACK MIDI – Talking heads
BLACK MONSOON – Jabberwocky
BLACK OPERATOR – Dancing around
BLACK OPERATOR – Marita
BLACK OPERATOR – Hungry for love
BLACK OPERATOR – Strangers in the night
BLACK PEAKS – Crooks
BLACK PEAKS – Home
BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB – Whatever Happened To My Rock’N Roll (Punk Song)
BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB – Spread Your Love
BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB – Stop
BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB – Weight Of The World
BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB – WeíRe All In Love
BLACK RIVERS – Age Of Innocence
BLACK RIVERS – Voyager 1
BLACK SABBATH – God Is Dead?
BLACKBUD – Forever
BLACKFIELD – Blackfield
BLACKFIELD – Once
BLACKFIELD – Waving
BLACKOUT, THE – Save Our Selves
BLACKSTREET FEAT. SLASH & OLEí DIRTY BASTARD – Fix
BLAME MY YOUTH – Fantastic
BLANKET – This moment right here
BLAQK AUDIO – Stiff Kittens
BLAUDZUN – Elephants
BLAUDZUN – Flame On My Head
BLAUDZUN – Promises of no man’s land
BLAUDZUN – Heavy Flowers
BLAUDZUN – Too many hopes for July
BLEACHED – Dead In Your Head
BLESSED UNION OF SOULS – Hey Leonardo
BLIND MELON – No Rain
BLIND MELON – Change
BLINDERS – Lunatic (with a loaded gun)
BLINK 182 – All The Small Things
BLINK 182 – Whatís My Age Again
BLINK 182 – Adamís Song
BLOC PARTY – Talons
BLOC PARTY – Banquet
BLOC PARTY – One More Chance
BLOC PARTY – Hunting For Witches
BLOC PARTY – Mercury
BLOC PARTY – Helicopter
BLOC PARTY – The Prayer
BLOC PARTY – Flux
BLOC PARTY – Two More Years
BLOC PARTY – So Here We Are
BLOC PARTY – Ratchet
BLOC PARTY – Octopus
BLOC PARTY – Always New Depths
BLOC PARTY – Truth
BLOC PARTY – One Month Off
BLOC PARTY – The Pioneers
BLOC PARTY – Little Thoughts
BLOC PARTY – V.A.L.I.S.
BLONDE REDHEAD – 23
BLONDE REDHEAD – Equus
BLONDE REDHEAD – Elephant Woman
BLONDIE – (I’M Always Touched By Your) Presence Dear
BLONDIE – Atomic
BLONDIE – Denis
BLONDIE – Rapture
BLONDS – Run
BLOOD ARM – Suspicious Character
BLOOD RED SHOES – Say Something Say Anything
BLOOD RED SHOES – In Time To Voices
BLOOD RED SHOES – This Is Not For You
BLOOD RED SHOES – Cold
BLOOD RED SHOES – Light It Up
BLOOD RED SHOES – Don’T Ask
BLOOD RED SHOES – Lost Kids
BLOOD RED SHOES – Heartsink
BLOOD RED SHOES – I Wish I Was Someone Better
BLOOD RED SHOES – You Bring Me Down
BLOOD RED SHOES – God complex
BLOOD RED SHOES – Mexican dress
BLOOD RED SHOES – Howl
BLOOD RED SHOES – Elijah
BLOODHOUND GANG – The Ballad Of Chaseylain
BLOODHOUND GANG – Fire Water Burn
BLOODY KNEES – Not done
BLOODY KNEES – Maybe it’s easy
BLOODY KNEES – Spinning
BLUETONES – Never Going Nowhere
BLUETONES – Fast Boy/ Liquid Lips
BLUETONES – IfÖ
BLUPAINT – High
BLUPAINT – Save me
BLUPRINT – Safe ‘n sound
BLUR – Parklife
BLUR – Girls And Boys
BLUR – Tender
BLUR – Song 2
BLUR – Country House
BLUR – There’s No Other Way
BLUR – The Universal
BLUR – Charmless Man
BLUR – Beetlebum
BLUR – Stereotypes
BLUR – Crazy Beat
BLUR – For Tomorrow
BLUR – Out Of Time
BLUR – End Of A Century
BLUR – Coffee And Tv
BOARDROOM HEROES – Elephant
BOARDS OF CANADA – Music Is Math
BOARDS OF CANADA – Dayvan Cowboy
BOB DYLAN – Love Sick
BOHEMES – Von Fisennepark
BOHEMES – Would you
BOHICAS – To Die For
BOHICAS – Where You At
BOHICAS – Xxx/ Swarm
BOHICAS – The making of
BOMBAY – Bleach
BOMBAY – Gold rush
BOMBAY – Dolly doesn’t want to face the facts
BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB – How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep
BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB – Feel
BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB – Luna
BOMBAY SHOW PIG – Wires
BOMBAY SHOW PIG – Curve Ball
BOMBAY SHOW PIG – Shackles And Chains
BOSS HOG – Whiteout
BOUNDS OF MODESTY – Awake
BOXER REBELLION – Diamonds
BOY & BEAR – Bridges
BOY KILL BOY – Civil Sin
BOY KILL BOY – Back Again
BOY KILL BOY – No Conversation
BOY KILL BOY – Suzie
BRAHMS, THE – Sleep
BRAN VAN 3000 – Drinking In L.A.
BRAN VAN 3000 – Astounded
BRAVERY, THE – An Honest Mistake
BRAVERY, THE – Unconditional
BRAVERY, THE – Fearless
BRAVERY, THE – Time Wonít let me go
BRAVERY, THE – Slow Poison
BREAKBEAT ERA – Bullitproof
BREAKING BENJAMIN – The Diary Of Jane
BREAKING LEVEES – Doctor’s dream
BREAKING POINT – Show Me A Sign
BREATH AFTER COMA – Leaders
BREEDERS – Cannonball
BRENDAN BENSON – Metarie
BRENDAN BENSON – Tiny Spark
BRENDAN BENSON – Spit It Out
BRETON – Interference
BRIAN ENO – Baby’S On Fire
BRIAN ENO & DAVID BYRNE – Regiment
BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE – Anemone
BRIGHT EYES – Take It Away (Love Nothing)
BRIGHT EYES – First Day Of My Life
BRIGHT EYES – At The Bottom Of Everything
BRIGHT EYES – Forced convalescence
BRITISH INDIA – Summer Forgive Me
BRITISH INDIA – Plastic Souvenirs
BRITISH INDIA – Precious
BRITISH SEA POWER – Waving Flags
BRITISH SEA POWER – A Light Above Descending
BROKEN BELLS – The High Road
BROKEN BELLS – The Ghost Inside
BROKEN DOLLS – Any Other Day
BROKEN RECORDS – The Motorcycle Boy Reigns
BROMHEADS JACKET – What Ifs And Maybes
BROMHEADS JACKET – Turn Me On
BROMHEADS JACKET – Speaker Box
BRONCHO – Class Historian
BROTHER – Still Here
BROTHERS JOHNSON – Strawberry Letter 23
BRUCE COCKBURN – If I Had A Rocket Launcher
BUFFALO TOM – Summer
BUFFALO TOM – Tangerine
BUFFALO TOM – Tailights Fade
BUFFALO TOM – I’M Allowed
BUG – Old news
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE – All These Things I Hate (Revolve Around Me)
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE – Your Betrayal
BURMA SHAVE – Hippies
BURMA SHAVE – Come Around
BURNING PILOT – Accelerate
BUSH – The Chemicals Between Us
BUSH – Machinehead
BUSH – Letting The Cables Sleep
BUSH – The People That We Love
BUSH – Swallowed
BUSH – Everything Zen
BUSH – Glycerine
BUSH – Greedy Fly
BUSH – Bullet holes
BUTTHOLE SURFERS – Pepper
BUZZCOCKS – Ever Fallen In Love
BUZZCOCKS – Orgasm Addicts
BYRDS – My Back Pages