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10:13 PM on 11/01/12 
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Theseventhson
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it means like arcade fires is the most important band ever.
05:11 AM on 11/02/12 
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Wouldn't you say that all bands start out as indie bands, then?
05:12 AM on 11/02/12 
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It technically means both now, I guess.
Indie has formed it's way into a genre (independent from 'normal' genres, I suppose)
but to me, it makes more sense to look at is as the way it's distributed. (Indie label - not a major label, or Indie - produced, funded, etc, by yourself).

Knowing this is AP, someone is going to shit all over what I've had to say, so I can't WAIT!
So indie is another way to say "alternative?"

Alternative was already such an all encompassing term for those miscellaneous bands, why do we need another one, ha.
05:25 AM on 11/02/12 
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Anthony Sorendino
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Indie is the new alternative. Don't know exactly what to call it? Call it indie.
So the terms are interchangeable?
08:43 AM on 11/02/12 
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Indie is a homonym. Obviously it didn't start this way, but there is now a genre of music called indie. I know lots of local bands that identify themselves as indie, it has become just another word like 'rock' where there is no clear definition, but everybody kind of knows what you mean.

This. Same for "orgcore".
10:40 AM on 11/02/12 
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Listen to that album; it should provide some insight.
10:51 AM on 11/02/12 
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Bloc Party-Silent Alarm
Listen to that album; it should provide some insight.
In what way? Lyrically or musically? Or like, production-wise?
11:41 AM on 11/02/12 
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This. Same for "orgcore".
Uh, orgcore has a pretty distinct, discernible sound. Plus it's really just a joke term for bands that are lauded on PunkNews.org, not an actual genre.
01:15 PM on 11/02/12 
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This. Same for "orgcore".

Haha what the hell is orgcore?
01:18 PM on 11/02/12 
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Haha what the hell is orgcore?

read the post above yours.
01:28 PM on 11/02/12 
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"relevant mp3s"
01:31 PM on 11/02/12 
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this is indie
http://fuckyeahwinbutler.tumblr.com/
01:54 PM on 11/02/12 
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read the post above yours.

I did.. It didn't do anything to describe a sound..
01:54 PM on 11/02/12 
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It does sort of seem like indie is just a new way to describe what used to be "alternative." I guess after people started using that to describe bands like nickelback, chevelle, three days grace, etc, people needed a term to describe something that was still alternative but at the same time the exact opposite of those bands.
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I did.. It didn't do anything to describe a sound..

Anything similar to Hot Water Music.



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