short for independant
musicians with an individual sound
usually soft, beautiful, and meaningful (to the artist and fans at least) or upbeat and danceable.
very devoted fan base, at least in the past.
doesnt care if you make fun of it, because its just that cool.
isnt really indie anymore since its been mainstreamed by movies such as garden state.
however indie will fade from the scene
in a short while and those left will once again be respectable.
explosions in the sky, sigur ros, godspeed you black emperor, damien rice, jonathon rice, elliot smith, rilo kiley, tegan and sara, joanna newsom, regina spektor
i dont call meself indie