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Indie pop

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Indie Pop a.k.a. Indie-Pop is a record label.

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Indie pop is a genre of alternative rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the mid-1980s, with its roots in Scottish post-punk bands on the Postcard Records label in the early 1980s and the dominant UK independent band of the mid-1980s, The Smiths. Indie pop was inspired by punk's DIY ethic and related ideologies, and it generated a thriving fanzine, label, and club and gig circuit. Indie pop differs from indie rock to the extent that it is more melodic, less abrasive, and relatively angst-free.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture (2013)

by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

indie pop See also: Indian communities PETER CHILDS. indie. pop. Although independent record labels have a long history, the origins of indie music are to be found in the development of punk rock in the ...

Google previewThe Hutchinson Concise Dictionary of Music (2014)

by Barrie Jones

5ll7 Pom, re delI' Indie pop mosic, or popolar mosic any contempomry mosic not categorizable as faza or classicaL Chamcterized by stmng rhythms oi Airican origin, simple harmonic stroctores often repeated to stmphic melodies, and the ose ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Part 1 Media, Industry, Society (2003)

by John Shepherd, David Horn, Dave Laing, Paul Oliver, Peter Wicke

Even though the label was still considered to be very much involved in the French indie pop scene at the close of the twentieth century - the Little Rabbits joined its roster in 1996 - Gac admits that Rosebud's ASIR policy has been guided by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Journalism (2007)

by Stephen L. Vaughn

indie pop culture zine Giant Robot, women's magazines like Audrey and Jade, and independent news magazines like Hyphen. These publications, which also cater to a younger Asian American audience, represent a shift in Asian American ...

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