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Music: Newswire: Band claims it costs $100,000 to make it in indie rock, finally rendering the term "indie rock" meaningless

The term "indie rock" once was applied to bands operating below the radar of the music business. The idea was that these artists took it upon themselves to establish an audience and (maybe) make a living outside the old, corrupting apparatus of major entertainment corporations intent on stifling creativity in the name of profits by any means necessary. At least that's what it says in our beat-up copy of "Indie Rock 101.
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Bands to Watch: Brooklyn's Indie Rock Band Low Water

Music / Indie Music : Indie Rock Cafe (5 years ago)

Brooklyn band Low Water is an unsigned, indie rock/post punk band whose music conveys a sincerity... Check out Indie Rock Cafe for more, and more... ... Read Post

Domino Announces The Go-Betweens Box Set

Music / Indie Music : Stereogum (7 hours ago)

Jangly Australian duo the Go-Betweens were one of the best, most cultishly beloved indie rock bands of the ’80s, but it sure hasn’t been easy to find their records since then. Domino intends to change all that. The label has just an... Read Post

Restorations – “Tiny Prayers”

Music / Indie Music : Stereogum (7 hours ago)

There are lots of punk, indie, and heartland rock reference points to toss around when you’re describing Philly rockers Restorations. New single “Tiny Prayers,” though, reminds me of one band in particular, and that band is the rece... Read Post

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