indie indie  /ˈɪn di/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
  2. (n) an independent film company not associated with an established studio
  3. (adj) (of pop groups) not affiliated with a major recording company

Usage(s):

  1. Rage against the idol machineindie acts get shelf space, fans and respect.
  2. Once an exciting alternative to Hollywood, Richard Corliss argues, the indie films that come out of the well-hyped festival have gone fat and soft.
  3. Although heavily slanted toward indie artists, it also covers the coolest--or most unavoidable--of the commercial crowd.

News

  1. Indie rock group to play Firefly Music Festival

    DOVER — Ten-piece indie rock juggernauts Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros are fronting a number of outdoor festivals this summer, including SunFest, Beale Street Music Festival, BottleRock, Sasquatch, Governor’s Ball, Bonnaroo, Kanrocksas and Floydfest.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Eastern Shore News

  2. Indie Royale bundle re-runs Cthulhu Saves the World, Eufloria, more

    The latest Indie Royale bundle is a re-run , chosen by fans, and it features the triumphant return of Really Big Sky, Eufloria, Runespell: Overture, Cthulhu Saves the World and Breath of Death 7 . It's available for five more days for whatever the minimum price is (usually less than $5). Those who pay $7 or more can snag Disasterpeace's chiptune album Rise Of The Obsidian Interstellar . Indie ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  3. Indie concert film series returns to Levitt Shell

    Indie Memphis officials said Wednesday that its popular free Concert Film Series at the Levitt Shell will return again this summer with six screenings, the first to be held Thursday, July 18.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: FOX 13 Memphis

Quotes

  1. "There's so many people I'd like to work with still, but I'd like to maybe go outside of the box," Beyonce told The Observer. "My sister [Solange] has put me on to bands like [indie group] Of Montreal and some other different types of...
    on Dec 1, 2009 By: Beyonce Knowles Source: Peace fm Online

  2. "Studio people tell me that they need indie directors to make studio movies so they know they can count on them _ that when they start pushing hard against them, they're not going to crash," Peirce said. "It's getting women into the system....
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Kimberly Peirce Source: FOXNews

  3. "I'm happy there, and it would be great if Fritz got signed there at some point in the future," Furtado says. "But I also think that it's best to start off an indie. When you are a new band and you sign to a major, you get thrown to the fire....
    on Mar 13, 2009 By: Nelly Furtado Source: Reuters

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