If it’s cool, creative and different, it’s indie


“Since the scene’s inception in the late 1970s with the advent of punk, some say that the term indie has evolved into something that has far less meaning than the original rebellious, creative, do-it-yourself aesthetic.”

It’s kind of hard to be “independent” when all your friends are “indie” and a large percentage of your generation is “indie” and “indie” culture has been popularized by corporations (Gap, Urban Outfitters, countless large record labels) that are everything the “indie” people are against. Next culture to get swallowed up by America: hipsters. The logical progression of an indie that realizes they’re not really “independent” anymore.

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