OT, Share Your Indie Music

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#1 Posted by harashawn (27614 posts) -

Not that "Indie rock" by one guy with a guitar and a terrible voice singing about butterflies; but real good indie music. Indie music is defined as music produced independently from major commercial record labels or their subsidiaries.

Here are some of mine:

Angus and Julia Stone - "Hold on"

Coeur de Pirate - "Fondu au Noir"

Let's Buy Happiness - "Works Better on Paper"

Gord Downie - "As a Mover"

Hannah Georgas - "Robotic"

Hugh Dillon - "Ten Feet Tall"

Of Monsters and Men - "Dirty Paws"

Gregory Alan Isakov - "Big Black Car"

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#2 Posted by FrostyPhantasm (8521 posts) -

Kitten - Sugar

Voxhaul Broadcast - Blackout

The Neighbourhood - Female Robbery

DyE - Fantasy (Probably one of the most listened to songs on my ipod)

STRFKR - Bury Us Alive

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#3 Posted by JML897 (33134 posts) -

Indie music is defined as music produced independently from major commercial record labels or their subsidiaries.

Of Monsters and Men - "Dirty Paws"

harashawn

lmao

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#4 Posted by harashawn (27614 posts) -

[QUOTE="harashawn"]

Indie music is defined as music produced independently from major commercial record labels or their subsidiaries.

Of Monsters and Men - "Dirty Paws"

JML897

lmao

What big record company did Of Monsters and Men sign with?
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#5 Posted by applesxc47 (10761 posts) -

[QUOTE="harashawn"]

Indie music is defined as music produced independently from major commercial record labels or their subsidiaries.

Of Monsters and Men - "Dirty Paws"

JML897

lmao

Agreed, kinda ridiculous to show off Of Monsters and Men as Indie.

I like a bunch of Indie bands that are now on bigger labels like Modest Mouse, Interpol, and the like. I also like Starfvcker, Dananananakyroyd and Death From Above 1979

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#6 Posted by harashawn (27614 posts) -

[QUOTE="JML897"]

[QUOTE="harashawn"]

Indie music is defined as music produced independently from major commercial record labels or their subsidiaries.

Of Monsters and Men - "Dirty Paws"

applesxc47

lmao

Agreed, kinda ridiculous to show off Of Monsters and Men as Indie.

I like a bunch of Indie bands that are now on bigger labels like Modest Mouse, Interpol, and the like. I also like Starfvcker, Dananananakyroyd and Death From Above 1979

A record label from Iceland isn't indie?
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#7 Posted by JML897 (33134 posts) -

[QUOTE="JML897"]

[QUOTE="harashawn"]

Indie music is defined as music produced independently from major commercial record labels or their subsidiaries.

Of Monsters and Men - "Dirty Paws"

harashawn

lmao

What big record company did Of Monsters and Men sign with?

Universal

They also seem to go against everything you were saying, they sing about animals and stuff. When I was reading your first paragraph about "indie" music you don't like, my first thought was literally "oh this sounds like he's talking about Of Monsters & Men"

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#8 Posted by harashawn (27614 posts) -

[QUOTE="harashawn"][QUOTE="JML897"]

lmao

JML897

What big record company did Of Monsters and Men sign with?

Universal

They also seem to go against everything you were saying, they sing about animals and stuff. When I was reading your first paragraph about "indie" music you don't like, my first thought was literally "oh this sounds like he's talking about Of Monsters & Men"

Well, they were originally signed with Record Records in Iceland. But, no, they are not one guy with a guitar and a terrible voice singing about butterflies; what I meant by that was the kind of **** on the soundtrack for the movie Juno.
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#9 Posted by BossPerson (9177 posts) -

teen love; peter bjorn and john

11th dimension; julian casablancas

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#10 Posted by harashawn (27614 posts) -

teen love; peter bjorn and johnBossPerson

I could never get into their "Young Folks" song, but the one you linked is pretty good so far.

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#11 Posted by Monkeyboy_172 (362 posts) -

It's worth noting that a number of indie bands form their own record labels (Isaac Brock of Modest Mouse formed Glacial Pace Records) but may sign distribution deals with larger labels that possess more resorces.

And now for the tunes:

http://prawnnj.bandcamp.com/

http://bandcamp.ypofh.com/album/small-changes-we-hardly-notice

http://parkjefferson.bandcamp.com/album/weekdays

http://ikillgiants.bandcamp.com/album/we-can-live-in-the-exact-same-place

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#12 Posted by VanHelsingBoA64 (5455 posts) -
i make indie music lol
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#13 Posted by bigbeebis (705 posts) -
Why do people even care whether the music they listen to is indie or not?
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#14 Posted by lo_Pine (4978 posts) -
Motion City Soundtrack!
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#15 Posted by Abbeten (3140 posts) -
token mention of titus andronicus
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#16 Posted by worlock77 (22552 posts) -
Why do people even care whether the music they listen to is indie or not? bigbeebis
It makes them cooler.
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#17 Posted by gamah_killah (13020 posts) -

Ra Ra Riot - You And I Know

I have goosebumps listening to this.

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#18 Posted by IdioticIcarus (2167 posts) -

Just for you OP:

Darren Hanlon - Butterfly Bones

Los Jardines de Bruselas - Butterflies

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#19 Posted by harashawn (27614 posts) -
Why do people even care whether the music they listen to is indie or not? bigbeebis
Because not everyone only wants to hear what's popular. There is also some good music that doesn't get much radio play, you know.
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#20 Posted by TacticalDesire (10713 posts) -

I'm too lazy/forgotten how to get words for the link, but Twenty One Pilots-Foresthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCet_eeSItM

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#21 Posted by VanHelsingBoA64 (5455 posts) -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1JJkMD1hE4

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#22 Posted by bigbeebis (705 posts) -
[QUOTE="bigbeebis"]Why do people even care whether the music they listen to is indie or not? harashawn
Because not everyone only wants to hear what's popular. There is also some good music that doesn't get much radio play, you know.

It's not what I meant. My question to its core - why do people want to put tags on everything?
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#23 Posted by raven_squad (78438 posts) -

If you like folk and don't mind it being fairly dark, I strongly recommend checking out Chelsea Wolfe and King Dude.

Movie Screen - Chelsea Wolfe

Moses - Chelsea Wolfe

Barbara Anne - King Dude

Jesus in the Courtyard - King Dude

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#24 Posted by worlock77 (22552 posts) -

[QUOTE="bigbeebis"]Why do people even care whether the music they listen to is indie or not? harashawn
Because not everyone only wants to hear what's popular. There is also some good music that doesn't get much radio play, you know.

Not everything that has some connection to the major music labels is popular or gets airplay. Does being released via a big music industry label make something less enjoyable? Does something being "indie" make it more enjoyable?

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#25 Posted by bigbeebis (705 posts) -

[QUOTE="harashawn"][QUOTE="bigbeebis"]Why do people even care whether the music they listen to is indie or not? worlock77

Because not everyone only wants to hear what's popular. There is also some good music that doesn't get much radio play, you know.

Not everything that has some connection to the major music labels is popular or gets airplay. Does being released via a big music industry label make something less enjoyable? Does something being "indie" make it more enjoyable?

Exactly.
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#26 Posted by Kats_RK (2080 posts) -

The Shivers - Kisses