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Indie (genre)

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  • EMusic signs Universal, aims for the mainstream

     
    The subscription-music struggles that I wrote about last week aren't confined to the digital services selling access to millions of tracks on an online jukebox. The ones selling bundles of CDsor MP3s for a monthly fee have also struggled to......
  • Killola offers fans a digital "living album" with its latest release

     
    Los Angeles alternative rock band Killola explores digital frontier with a "living album," embodied in the form of a USB dog tag....
  • Five ways for indie musicians to get their songs played on KCRW

     
    Tips for independent bands to get their songs played on KCRW, one of the most influential stations when it comes to shaping Southern California's taste in music....
  • Silver Lake Jubilee

     
    Baking on the pavement at a summer street festival may prompt you to buy more snow cones, but we're thrilled at the inaugural Silver Lake Jubilee, which delivers all the solid indie music and vendors, with none of the August heat rash. Saturday's...
  • Of Montreal's new direction

    Of Montreal's new direction
    "Alabee Barnes, this is your lucky day. Your father is going to sing Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'!" announced Kevin Barnes as that song's instantly recognizable opening rang out behind him. It was the end of a long dress rehearsal for the indie- pop...
  • Notes on a Year: Ann Powers on pop music

    Notes on a Year: Ann Powers on pop music
    "Let's have a toast," sang Kanye West in September of this sometimes seemingly endless year, debuting a new song, "Runaway," on the MTV Video Music Awards. Over a glassy keyboard sample and an old-school breakbeat, West intoned a gentle melody. "Runaway,"...
  • Grammy Awards: Arcade Fire's unlikely rise

    Grammy Awards: Arcade Fire's unlikely rise
    Arcade Fire is likely the first band to play an L.A. DIY hardcore punk space on a Friday and follow it up with a Grammy album of the year award on a Sunday. The Montreal indie rock band's victory was one of the biggest upsets in recent Grammy history,...
  • Duane Jarvis dies at 51; L.A. roots music singer-songwriter and guitarist

    Duane Jarvis dies at 51; L.A. roots music singer-songwriter and guitarist
    Duane Jarvis, a stalwart of the Los Angeles roots music scene whose lead guitar work landed him stints playing with Dwight Yoakam, Lucinda Williams, John Prine, Michelle Shocked and others when he wasn't recording and touring as a respected singer-...
  • Five social media tips for indie musicians

     
    Five social media tips for indie musicians from Kevin Rose, Pete Cashmore, David Karp, Jared Leto and Evan Greene....
  • How to be a rock star: Moving beyond the labels

     
    The Troubadour, awash on a recent night in indigo light and chiming guitars, doesn't look all that different than it did in the 1970s, when music history plugged in to the club's stage amps and earned the tiny West Hollywood venue the audacity to...
  • Coachella 2010 will include Jay-Z, Muse, Thom Yorke, Pavement, Faith No More, Phoenix and others

     
    The 2010 lineup announced this week for the popular Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is considerably younger than in last festivals, our Pop & Hiss blog has noted, headlining with acts such as Gorillaz, Muse, rap superstar Jay-Z, Radiohead......