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I Love Indie Music

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    Comment Or Like If You Listen To These Artist. I Want To Talk To Someone Who Understands My Taste.

    Ellie Goulding Lana Del Rey Of monsters and men The lumineers Ed Sheeran Bruno Mars Florence + the machines Mumford and sons Marina and the Diamonds Foster the people Flux pavilion skrillex Bass nectar Never Shout Never Etc.
    anchor3 anchor3 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    A Love For Indie Music.

    Once upon a time, I was a mainstream ***** (I'm a guy. This is metaphorical of course.). All that mattered to me was getting the "in" things, watching the "in" movies, listening to the "in" music, and the list goes on. All of that changed, on a fateful day a year ago. My...
    RenegadeWolf RenegadeWolf 16-17, M Oct 27, 2012

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    unsociablex unsociablex 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "This Ain't A Surfin' Movie" When I turned the

    page The corner bent into a perfect dog ear As if the words knew I'd need them again But at that time I couldn't see it I would read that page every day for the next year She sang a short tune And I came from her soft touch and slept We sat on a shoreline watching wind scalp...
    noblenomad28 noblenomad28 18-21, M May 2

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    I've listened to kodaline

    for years, before they became more known. Their music has a way of sending me back to every memory I've had with a certain someone. Good and bad memories. It's so beautiful to be able to be transported mentally like that because of a single sentence in a beautiful song.
    teebagg teebagg 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Spice Up My Playlist!

    I'm lacking in some good and new (to me) indie bands at the moment. While I love a vast variety of genres, it would be great to find more music like Neutral Milk Hotel, Broken Social Scene, Explosions in the Sky or Cursive (circa The Ugly Organ). Suggestions, please!
    PollySyllabacus PollySyllabacus 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    Individuality

    I love indie music.... although the title sometimes gets a bit annoying.... because when you say that you like indie over here in england you always get asked "oh so you like the kaiser chiefs and the killers??" (these are both ok bands, but may tastes are much wider...
    windinthewires windinthewires 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2008

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    You Should All Listen To These Lovely Sounds (super Great Indie Music I've Heard Throughout The Years)

    so how great is music!? it wasn't long ago when i was visiting my mom in buenos aires and i had the privilege of hearing some of devendra banhart's music while walking down the street. I cried in my thoughts for what seemed like an hour or so Lol sooooo...here is a list of some...
    listeningtothelovelysound listeningtothelovelysound 18-21, F Dec 13, 2012

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    Aunt Martha

    If you like good music you should look them up they are awesome!
    talkingbird talkingbird 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    Lence! This guy is too good!

    soundcloud.com/lence_mc
    immyn123 immyn123 18-21, M Aug 12

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    Heard 'Skinny Love' by Bon Iver

    for the first time today, and loved every second of the song. I absolutely love Indie/Folk/Singer-Songwriter music. <3 It speaks to my soul.
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    kyleaustin kyleaustin 13-15, M 2 Responses May 2

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    If any of you guys dig 80's music you should

    check out Paperwhite. They have this classic 80's beat especially their song "Take Me Back". It's soooo good and hypnotic I've been hooked on it for weeks now. :) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7qpaxq4B87U
    zrylism zrylism 18-21, F Aug 25

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    A Tad Bit Elitist

    I love indie music and all the amazing, creative ways indie artists are finding to express themselves in their music (cough...Animal Collective...cough)...which is why I absolutely hate when I hear my favorite, unique, not that well-known bands on the radio. It just ruins it for...
    InTheMiddle88 InTheMiddle88 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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    Help Me, Please.

    I love indie / obscure music. But I mostly listen to indie pop or softer stuff. I also really love Tool, Chevelle & Breaking Benjamin. Can anyone point me in the direction of some good indie bands that are similar, especially Tool & Chevelle. Thanks in advance!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 17, 2008

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    Good Bands :)

    Ok Go and Los Campesinos are two really good indie rock bands  you might want to check them out :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    who loves indie? i need new bands to listens to.

    . so i decided to make a post! i am quite picky, though. i don't listen to mainstream indie (although, i will forever love two door cinema club). i love underground bands, bands that aren't "out there" yet... anyways! current bands i'm listening to: magic man & new navy.
    captivateyourlife captivateyourlife 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    Burial

    I was looking through some Best of Indie 2007 lists and everyone's list was pretty much the same if in different orders. I came across one site that had Burial as number one. That wasn't on anyone else's list so I checked him out. Holy crap. His stuff is soooo bada*s. On his...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    I need a girl to talk to about the lovely femal

    body .-. I'm being serious, I actually have a question and prefer to talk to a girl about it.
    Runawayday Runawayday 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Best kind of music ever:) it's beautiful

    when a song has meaning to it
    teebagg teebagg 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Indie Can Be So Many Different Kinds..

    that's what I love about it.. it doesn't has to be something special.. it simply is.. It's not like punk or something.. if you're a punk you "have" to wear special clothes... But you can simply be indie.. It's just soo unconventional.. I love it I love so many bands...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 10, 2007

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    This Post Is More Like My "adios" To The Indie Culture Thing.

    Back in 2005 my life changed when I heard my first indie band. From then on I couldn't stop. I needed to know everything about each band resulting in me joining every forum, was on multiple street teams, and for the bands I really loved...I would wait 9 hours at the venue to meet...
    whatnottodo whatnottodo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2011

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    I love how open the indie market is to New

    ideas. Also I play in a professional indie rock band as well
    ItsAbleedingPegasi ItsAbleedingPegasi 22-25, M Apr 27

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    Wolf Gang

    Such a catchy band, and they put up a good show (: look em up sometime.
    paintedpretty paintedpretty 16-17, F Feb 22, 2013

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    When I was younger, I used to try

    and fit in with the main crowd. The "cool kids". You would never see me without my Aeropostale t-shirt and plain blue skinny jeans, stick straight or neatly curled hair, and Kelly Clarkson or Maroon 5 albums. Now, I'm not saying any of these things are bad; if that's what you do...
    Ekspr3siv Ekspr3siv 16-17, F Jan 12

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    Indie Music Is My Life

    So I'm sixteen, and about a year and a half ago I really started getting into listening to indie music, noticing that the bubble-gum pop so-called "music" that my peers listen to are meaningless. They all sound the same. Anyways, now, I have to listen to music whenever I'm not...
    JustGettingThroughItAll JustGettingThroughItAll 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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    Billy Corgan, Falling In Love Vs. Getting Laid, And Death Of Albums

    Warning: You will be bored to tears with this if you aren't a music geek. Billy Corgan on the music industry, bands who produce singles, not albums.
    Ktstime Ktstime 41-45, F Apr 16, 2013

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    Let's Exchange Bands!

    I'm not entirely sure if they all count as 'indie', so please no hipsters pointing out so - I've already admitted it. So maybe let's rephrase this: Musicians that deserve more coverage. That works. - Coconut Records - The Airborne Toxic Event - The Smiles - A B & The Sea - Moldy...
    daaytripper daaytripper 18-21, F 4 Responses May 24, 2012

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    Back In the 70s and 80s

    Factory, Rough Trade, Mute, 4AD.....Labels you could trust to put out something interesting every month if not week.
    mikemcneil mikemcneil 46-50, M Dec 14, 2007

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    I love kodaline so much!

    !! And bastille, imagine dragons, of monsters and men, two door cinema club, walk the moon, funeral suits, daughter and the narrative! Xxx
    opalescented opalescented 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Lebby11 Lebby11 22-25, F Apr 25

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    Indie music is my life.

    I listen to it when I'm alone, when I have my earbuds, and at home. I listen to other genres such as techno, post core, metal, hip-hop, I'm open minded to music. Indie music that one that I like the best out of everything. But it really depends on the feel of the song that lures...
    HaMztEr98 HaMztEr98 16-17, F 1 Response May 13

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    Lalalove The xx 😍 They're songs are

    so chill and it applies to my mood always, and oh the lyrics of the songs and their 2 albums are like heaven 😆
    kyleaustin kyleaustin 13-15, M 1 Response May 23

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    Sciencelover Sciencelover 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 20

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    emotionlessdouche emotionlessdouche 16-17, M 5 Responses Apr 1

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    I absolutely LOVE The xx,

    even though they've kinda gone mainstream. Also among my favourites are Alt-J, Bastille, Arctic Monkeys, The Temper Trap and now Daughter
    Vi018 Vi018 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    Banks is where its at!

    ! I just love them
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 16-17, F Jul 7

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    Love vampire weekend,

    my favorite song of theirs is step and also Alt j - hunger of the pine. Check out blood by the Middle East!
    caminut caminut 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I Love Noel Gallagher

    Loved him in oasis,love him in Noel gallaghers high flying birds. Writes the most beautiful lyrics and music. Makes my heart go all jittery !
    kbangel kbangel 41-45, F Jul 30, 2013

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    debbielovescruises debbielovescruises 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    I love classical music but my favorite is country music I love country music
    2PrincessGirlsPonyTails24 2PrincessGirlsPonyTails24 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    My friends call me square but I LOVE classical music. I play the piano well and love listening to pianists. Which is good as daddy has LOADS of CDs of classical music which mum is...
    Susanna96 Susanna96 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    Yes, I do love country music. And two nights ago, I went to my first country music concert. The Swon Brothers were headlined by..... Rascal Flatts. Nothing short of amazing...
    jaykowle jaykowle 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    I love girls who love metal music cause I am one!
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm 15 and love older music from 40s, 50's, 60's and 70's. I love Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, The Beatles, Phil Harris, Louis Prima and my favorite singer of all time is Allan...
    Heyabbott1 Heyabbott1 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love Christian music I like rock and worship does anybody know any song maybe I have not herd of some of my favorite bands are hillsong united, Chris Tomlin, Matthew west,casting...
    maddieboo16 maddieboo16 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love grunge..and 90s alternative..some post rock and classic rock. Throw in a dash of blues, metal, punk, and that surge of indie rock that happened in the mid 90s to early 2000s...
    nch2i nch2i 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Freaking love everything about this song. The voice of the guy is so raw and from the soul...i cant help sing along trying to imitate his voice...i freaking feel it. 
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    When i listen to this song i imagine roaming around the city after it has just stopped raining and everything looks so beautiful...trees bearing down drenched in rain and all...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    I want a lover who fits what these lyrics are trying to describe... 
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    Love the silent chemistry between them...if you can see through my eyes, it's a very sensual song. One has to see between the frames i guess lol...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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