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A Pet Peeve, re: the term ...


Allan, the proprietor of AWmusic recently (actually, a while ago now) ranted (he called it a rant) about the definition of "indie". And so, I had no other choice than to weigh in and write what follows: Here's my biggest pet peeve about people/music/and the internet music world: music snobbery and the use of the term "indie" to score cool points or to market an album/artist rather than using the term to describe an album/artist that has released an album independent of any record label support (which means that even if you're on a small label, you are not independent, "indie"). This doesn't mean that releasing an album independently means that its going to be good, or bad, its just ....

9:39 a.m. Tuesday 15th September 2009 EST
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