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Indie rock


Is Indie Music a Genre? (feat. Quinn Christopherson)


What Is Indie Music?


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Top 50 Most Popular Indie Songs of All Time (Updated in March 2020)

Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s. Originally used to describe independent record labels, the term became associated with the music they produced and was initially used interchangeably with "alternative rock". As grunge and punk revival bands in the US, and then Britpop bands in the UK, broke into the mainstream in the 1990s, it came to be used to identify those acts that retained an outsider and underground perspective. In the 2000s, as a result of changes in the music industry and the growing importance of the Internet, some indie rock acts began to enjoy commercial success, leading to questions about its meaningfulness as a term.
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  • Significant artists 

  • Characteristics 

  • Post-punk and indie pop 

  • Noise rock and shoegazing 

  • Alternative enters the mainstream 

  • Indie electronic 

  • Diversification 

  • Signs of commercial interest 

  • Post-punk revival 

  • Emo 

  • "Landfill indie"