indie means: A studio, producer or other entity that is not affiliated with any commercial or larger organization. (in Merlin Dictionary)

What else does indie mean?

  • A work of art produced independently by a company or group. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A person or thing that is related to an indie. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Independent rock is a shorthand for the term. It would not be associated with major labelsmainstream music. Histories: It grew from 70s and 60s punk music, as well as 80s post-punk. In the middle of 80s, it was started by alternativecollege radio. After Nirvana’s success, the alternative music genre was split. The popular side consisted of alternativeSmashing Pumpkins and Hole. The other half, which wasn’t popularby choice or not, became indie rockPavement and Sebadoh. While some bands are signed to major labels, others remain independentModest Mouse etc. Sound: At first, indie was considered alternative. But it became more bizarre and experimental over time. The sound of indie is more recognizable as Muse and Radiohead in Britain. Instead of defining a genre based on the’scene’, If you think that all the indie children do is attempt to be cooler than others, then you are mostly correct. Don’t take this scene or the hipster mentality seriously. No one does. If you think so, I ** cooler than you. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Eliza Rollins)
  • Isn’t that hard? It seems like every time you attempt to not conform you are conforming to someone else. You aren’t required to be seen as cool by the world. There are still others who believe you are. It has nothing to do with scene people, emos and whatever else is considered ‘indie.’ This term is used to refer to ‘individual’ bands or unsigned ones, and, oddly enough, also a genre that’s usually rock n’ roll or something similar. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Jewel Mendoza)
  • Independent music. Anti-emo. Perhaps you’re like the anti-emo. 2but you also know that you are way cooler than any of the children you attempt to chat to about your music. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Daniel Morris)
  • Indie is more cool than emo. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Hadassah Cannon)
  • 1. Independent label music. Anything that is slightly out of the mainstream. Sometimes it’s about losing love. Other times, Christmas in Zoos or other funny things are sometimes discussed. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Jessica Frederick)
  • N is an obscure type of rock that you can only find out about by someone slightly older than you. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Reed Jenkins)
  • This is a term that has been shortened to independent. Indie is not something that you can replicate or attempt to become, and it’s certainly not a stereotype. You can’t pretend to be an indie child because you will look ridiculous. There is no definition of indie because it is everything everyone is not and you. Everyone is trying to turn it into a style, but it’s all about the music and originality. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Antibromic)