Category Archives: Exploring the Indie Spirit

“I am SO over EVERYTHING”-How hipsters are captured through humor

Recently, a new trend has appeared on the Web : compilations of typical phrases said in different parts of the world, all entitled “Shit -whatever- say”. I came up to these videos with the Parisian version and Clémence -my beloved … Continue reading

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PJ Harvey sacred Best British Indie Artist by you

Some weeks ago, I asked your knowledgeable opinion about who should be considered the best British indie artist/band at the moment. The result showed that you, dear readers, privilege proved talent to instant fame : with 21% of the suffrage, … Continue reading

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Interview of Flashback Records’ Mark Burgess : “Downloads do not feed our need to collect.”

I randomly went for the first time to Flashback Records (Essex Road, Islington) a month ago, asking it’s boss’ view, Mark Burgess, about the recent Brit Awards. I was received very nicely and even bought an original vinyl of 1990 hit-single … Continue reading

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Laughing at ironic e-cards is ironic, right ?

Hi, dear readers! After the tremendous and continuous success of my article about hipster memes (being a show-off from time to time is not that bad), I have decided to go on the golden path of irony crushing the indie/hipster … Continue reading

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Indie Music Festivals : Y U SO EXPENSIVE ?

With birds singing again and cats bellowing under the moon (tell me about it), spring slowly reappears, with its sunshine and sweet wind. Besides, announcements of line-ups for festivals burgeon on the Web, putting a smile on every fan’s face. … Continue reading

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Why the fuss about indie movies ?

My exploration of the indie spirit has led me today to indie movies, a genre born in the 1990s in the USA, now celebrated worldwide thanks to amazing festivals such as American Sundance Festival and Tribeca Film Festival or British … Continue reading

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Now it’s time to tell me (and the world) what you think…

If in this blog, I am humbly giving my opinion about indie music, I crave to know yours, dear readers. Because otherwise, it keeps me awake at night. Especially, what do you think is the best British indie rock artist/band … Continue reading

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