9 edition of The History of Indie Rock (Music Library) found in the catalog.
February 23, 2007
by Lucent Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||104|
Alternative rock cemented its cultural standing when the music magazine Billboard created a new chart in for alternative rock, which the publication classified as modern rock. For most music fans, terms such as modern rock, alternative, and indie are synonymous ways of describing this popular subgenre. Indie rock is a genre of alternative rock the originated in the UK and US during the 's. Its popularity heightened drastically during the 's and especially today. This genre is very diverese and includes many sub-genres, such as indie-pop, grunge, punk, and brit-pop.
One of our finest critics gives us an altogether original history of rock ’n’ roll Unlike all previous versions of rock ’n’ roll history, this book omits almost every iconic performer and ignores the storied events and turning points that everyone knows. Instead, in a daring stroke, Greil Marcus selects ten songs recorded between and , then proceeds to dramatize how each. Book on s NY Rock Scene Has Everyone in It Begging for Redactions, Including Me Lizzy Goodman discusses her latest book, "Meet Me in the Bathroom", an oral history of New York’s indie rock Author: Sarah Lewitinn.
Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, – is a book by Michael chronicles the careers of several underground rock bands who, while finding little or no mainstream success, were hugely influential in establishing American alternative and indie rock, mostly through nearly constant touring and records released on small, regional independent Author: Michael Azerrad. Indie rock takes its name from "independent," which describes both the do-it-yourself attitudes of its bands and the small, lower-budget nature of the labels that release the music. The biggest indie labels might strike distribution deals with major corporate labels, but .
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Key Moments in Indie Rock History – Alan Horne founds Postcard Records in Glasgow, which is later attributed with facilitating the birth of indie rock in the UK. – Discord Records in founded by Ian MacKaye and Jeff Nelson, which becomes the.
Named a Best Book of by NPR and GQ. Joining the ranks of the classics Please Kill Me, Our Band Could Be Your Life, and Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, an intriguing oral history of the post-9/11 decline of the old-guard music industry and rebirth of the New York rock scene, led by a group of iconoclastic rock bands.
In the second half of the twentieth-century New York was the source of new /5(). The history of indie rock. [Jennifer Skancke] -- This book discusses the history of indie rock, referring to rock music made by bands that are signed to independent record labels and to indie artists that maintain some degree of creative control.
Gimme Indie Rock: Essential American Underground Rock Albums [Andrew Earles] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The ultimate guide to one of the most revered periods and movements in American rock history.
The s are one of the most ridiculed and parodied epochs in popular music. what with all the skinny lapels/5(11). “Complicated Fun is a great rock book that works the same way as a great rock song. Find the right voices, lead with a riff, spit some truth, then watch everything explode.
The result. Punk messing with punk, and birthing indie rock.” Marlon James, author of A Brief History of Seven Killings. Indie rock The Complete Guide This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.
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an authoritative chronicle. — Publishers Weekly The first and most complete narrative biography. How indie culture was built in the s, sustained and transformed through the s, and revived in the past decade is the subject of two new memoirs, Jon Fine’s Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at.
Not a single title of my humble assemblage of around books on rock and roll's history is mentioned here. I could ramble on but a little research probing this vast wasteland of cyber space- and a true quest of rock's history- is somewhat void without exploring a few of these elements.
Indie Music History Independent music or famously known as 'Indie' music, is used as the term to describe the independence of music from major commercial record labels. These groups are mostly autonomous, self made and more precisely are pioneers.
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The 50 Greatest Rock Memoirs of All Time her great photo-history with Chris Stein and Rat Girl is a crucial first-hand account of the Eighties indie-rock uprising. Her narrative voice. A history of indie music in 50 key moments, as chosen by Guardian and Observer writersFind the Guardian's full history of modern music.
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This book is a good document of the indie/college rock scene in NYC, centering around the career of Yo la Tengo. The biggest problem with the book is that, while biographies tend to thrive on personal conflict to create tension, Yo la Tengo is a pretty boring band/5.
Owens' exquisite and heartbreaking novel is an August Indie Next List Great Read. Rank last week: 2. Weeks on List: * #3: A Long Petal of the Sea. By Isabel Allende. Allende's latest is an epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents, following two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place.
The life and death of the indie-rock heyday. But indie does have a real, verifiable history. Soon after punk hit, intense, speed-driven hardcore bands formed in. Alternative rock, pop music style, built on distorted guitars and rooted in generational discontent, that dominated and changed rock between and It burst into the mainstream when “Smells Like Teen Spirit”—the first major-label single from Nirvana, a trio based in Seattle, Washington.Musically, the s saw the rock genres of the s grow apart rather than fuse.
Each of those genres (lo-fi pop, industrial, gothic, roots-rock, noise-rock, indie-pop, techno, ambient, etc) multiplied and evolved in a fashion largely independent of the others. The s marked, in. Jumping between these two books in less than a week, I decided to put together a short list of some "indie rock" (or whatever) references in more recent works of fiction.
Some are just rock.