- 1(Of a pop group, record label, or film company) not belonging or affiliated to a major record or film company.More example sentences
- One does not normally think of labels milking the minor successes of lo-fi indie groups, but apparently it happens.
- Are they a natural conclusion to what the girl-led indie groups of the mid 90's didn't finish?
- Borrowing from all sorts of hip indie groups, it featured 14 musicians, eight of whom had songwriting credits.
- 1.1Characteristic of the deliberately unpolished or uncommercialized style of small independent pop groups.More example sentences
- Their image is definitely at odds with a music scene pre-occupied with gravity defying hair styles and pre-requisitioned indie uniforms.
- You can tell that he's quite deliberately outgrown his indie audience now because you actually enjoy hearing him sing.
- This style of indie pop often takes the latter route, making it easy to overlook but that much more seductive.
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- 1A small independent pop group, record label, or film company.More example sentences
- After the big sellers - the Christmas albums - are done for the season, the record stores stock the indies again, so now we're seeing a big difference.
- Possessing licensing deals with the major labels and indies has become an important selling point to attract consumers away from the free file-trading sites.
- Napster Canada has licences from the big five labels as well as indies.
- 1.1 [mass noun] Indie music regarded as a genre.More example sentences
- Even beyond indies vs. studio films, there became a schism at the studios.
- I'm just as disenchanted with American indies as studio films.
- He closes by examining the few films - mostly little-known indies - that he believes portray the city in a fuller, truer fashion.
1920s (first used with reference to film production): abbreviation of independent.
More definitions of indieDefinition of indie in:
- The US English dictionary