Three albums come out today; all of them might be called "Indie" releases; they will be promoted and marketed heavily at Indie record stores and compete on the same Indie charts this week.
Needless to say the genre is almost meaningless as a description of the music. One of the bands is from Brazil, one Read More
Idolator ponders the hype surrounding CMJ darlings Black Kids and how blogs and The New York Times threaten burgeoning young bands:
What kind of madness is this? Blog-era indie fans are among the most promiscuous music listeners around, and it’s precisely this insatiable need for new bands among both fans and blogs Read More