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    The 50 Hottest Male Indie Musicians

    Playing an instrument makes you hotter, which gives these already attractive indie musicians an unfair advantage. Here are 50 guys who look as great as they sound.

    50. Dean Wareham (Dean & Britta)

    49. Michael Fitzpatrick (Fitz and The Tantrums)

    48. Joe Newman (Alt-J)

    47. Mikel Jollett (Airborne Toxic Event)

    46. Sameer Gadhia (Young the Giant)

    45. Thomas Mars (Phoenix)

    44. Brian Aubert (Silversun Pickups)

    43. Yannis Philippakis (Foals)

    42. Dougy Mandagi (Temper Trap)

    41. Winston Marshall (Mumford & Sons)

    40. Ryan Merchant (Capital Cities)

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    39. Ted Leo

    38. Brynjar Leifsson (Of Monsters and Men)

    37. Hamilton Leithauser (The Walkmen)

    36. Jarvis Cocker (Pulp)

    35. Keith Jeffery (Atlas Genius)

    34. Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear)

    33. Matt Berninger (The National)

    32. Taylor Rice (Local Natives)

    31. David Boyd (New Politics)

    30. John Gourley (Portugal. The Man)

    29. Daughn Gibson

    28. Jesse Rutherford (The Neighbourhood)

    27. Thom Powers (The Naked and Famous)

    26. Max Hershenow (MS MR)

    25. Andrew Bird

    24. Dev Hynes (Blood Orange)

    23. Andrew VanWyngarden (MGMT)

    22. Dan Smith (Bastille)

    21. Michael Angelakos (Passion Pit)

    20. Oliver Sim (The xx)

    19. George Lewis Jr. (Twin Shadow)

    18. Kristian Matsson (The Tallest Man on Earth)

    17. Mark Foster (Foster the People)

    16. Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio)

    15. Justin Young (The Vaccines)

    14. Anand Wilder (Yeasayer)

    13. Jarle Bernhoft

    12. Kele Okereke (Bloc Party)

    11. Stephen Malkmus (Pavement)

    10. Alan Palomo (Neon Indian)

    9. Nick Petricca (Walk the Moon)

    8. Devendra Banhart

    7. Christian Zucconi (Grouplove)

    6. Elias Ronnenfelt (Iceage)

    5. Julian Casablancas (The Strokes)

    4. James Blake

    3. Ezra Koenig (Vampire Weekend)

    2. Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes)

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