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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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AMG Weekend Picks: Labor Day Edition

Entertainment / Music : Atlanta Music Guide (8 hours ago)

Friday, August 29th Kudzu Kings @ The Loft Kudzu Kings are a musical outfit from Oxford, MS. Their sound is a unique blend of country, bluegrass and improvisational rock & roll. The band was actively together for almost ten years (1... Read Post

Dirt Farmer - Alibi For The Silent Guy

Entertainment / Music : Indie Shuffle (13 hours ago)

Sounds like: Loon Lake, Battleships, Jenny Broke the Window Song: Dirt Farmer - Alibi For The Silent Guy What's so good? I've been meaning to hype Melbourne-based indie rock act Dirt Farmer for a while. The band's debut album, Free ... Read Post

Rock Bands, Startups and Discovering the Next Big Idea

Technology : Huffington Post: Technology Blog (30 minutes ago)

For the past few years, whenever I meet a new startup, I treat them like a rock band. Not only because I believe startups are rock stars, but because I have learned -- from my experience as the owner of an indie record label and as ... Read Post

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