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When did indie music go tits up?
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jb lamptoast-morsley
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When did indie music go tits up?
May 02, 2013, 22:34
Just been watching The Frank & Walters live @ The Spiegel Tent in Cork DVD. Really great life affirming indie pop. I note that also on Cherry Red Records is a DVD of The Sultans of Ping entitled 'U Talk 2 Much', when they reformed a few years back.

Indie music turning into indie landfill music, just seemed to creep up towards the end of last century. It certainly hadn't happened while the above were in their pomp. Was it Brit Pop that did it? It seemed to coincide with the rise of Cold Play and Muse for me (who have done the odd good song here and there). Was it the growth of the MP3 and having easy access to whatever one could want? Why and when exactly did Indie music become the mainstream? Your thoughts please.

Obviously this is written from the perspective of someone growing up listening to indie music in the early to mid 90's
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