13 facts about indie you probably don’t know
Having existed since 1980s, indie is a genre tied with the slogan “DIY” (Do It Yourself). Indie music is a total contrast to mainstream music, which in the past referred to only pop music but nowadays also includes rap, hiphop and nu metal.
The term indie comes from the word “independent.” Its name tells you everything. Indie “house” is the place where anonymous bands freely show their colors and do what they want without any restriction.
As they are spontaneous, free and untraditional, indie artists have to handle everything themselves, including composing, harmonizing, producing, promoting and releasing. READ MORE…