Encyclopedia of Indie Rock, 1st Edition

  • Kerry L. Smith
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  • ISBN-10: 1573569836
  • ISBN-13: 9781573569835
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Chronicles the history and development indie rock. Includes entries on the singers and songwriters, producers, labels, and icons who have shaped the genre.

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"...this entertaining guide will find avid readers of obscure musical tastes in high school, public and academic libraries. --Lawrence Looks at Books, September 2008

— Lawrence Looks at Books

Table of Contents

Front cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction: How Indie Rock Shaped and Inspired Generations of Do-It-Yourselfers.
Timeline: 1952–2007.
1: Ace of Hearts Records.
2: Adams, Ryan.
3: The Afghan Whigs.
4: Air.
5: The Album Leaf.
6: Alice Donut.
7: Alternative Tentacles Records.
8: Ambulance Ltd.
9: American Recordings.
10: … And You will Know Us by the Trail of Dead.
11: Apollo Sunshine.
12: The Apples in Stereo.
13: Arab Strap.
14: Arcade Fire.
15: Archers Of Loaf.
16: Arctic Monkeys.
17: Art Brut.
18: Atom and his Package.
19: At the Drive-In.
20: Au Revoir Simone.
21: Aztec Camera.
22: Azure Ray.
23: Babyshambles.
24: Bad Brains.
25: Banhart, Devendra.
26: Barlow, Lou.
27: Baroque Pop.
28: Bearsuit.
29: Beat Happening.
30: Beck.
31: Beggars Banquet Records/Beggars Group.
32: Belle And Sebastian.
33: Bellini.
34: The Beta Band.
35: Beulah.
36: Be Your Own Pet.
37: Big Black.
38: Black, Frank.
39: Black Eyes.
40: Black Flag.
41: Black Mountain.
42: Bloc Party.
43: Blonde Redhead.
44: The Blood Brothers.
45: Blunt, James.
46: Boatzz.
47: The Bravery.
48: The Brian Jonestown Massacre.
49: Bright Eyes/Conor Oberst/Saddle Creek Records.
50: British Sea Power.
51: Broken Social Scene.
52: Built to Spill.
53: Cake.
54: Calexico.
55: Calla.
56: Camper Van Beethoven.
57: Cansei de Ser Sexy.
58: Cat Power.
59: !!! (Chk Chk Chk).
60: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.
61: CMJ Music Marathon.
62: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
63: Comets on Fire.
64: Cursive.
65: Dance Punk.
66: The Dandy Warhols.
67: Danzig/Glenn Danzig.
68: Death Cab for Cutie.
69: The Decemberists.
70: Del Rey.
71: Denali.
72: Deus.
73: DFA Records/LCD Soundsystem.
74: Difranco, Ani.
75: Dios (Malos).
76: The Dirtbombs.
77: Dirty on Purpose.
78: The Dismemberment Plan.
79: Diy (Do-It-Yourself).
80: The Dresden Dolls.
81: Dressy Bessy.
82: Earlimart.
83: Echo & The Bunnymen.
84: Editors.
85: Eisley.
86: The Elephant 6 Recording Company.
87: Emo/Emocore/Sadcore.
88: The Faint.
89: Feist.
90: The Fiery Furnaces.
91: Flyleaf.
92: Folds, Ben/Ben Folds Five.
93: Franz Ferdinand.
94: Freak Folk.
95: French Kicks.
96: Fugazi.
97: Galaxie 500.
98: The Germs.
99: Girls Against Boys.
100: Green Day.
101: Green River.
102: Grunge.
103: Guided by Voices.
104: Harvey, PJ.
105: Hatfield, Juliana.
106: The Hidden Cameras.
107: Hüsker Dü.
108: Iggy and the Stooges/Iggy Pop.
109: Indie Pop.
110: Ivy.
111: Jade Tree Records.
112: Jawbox.
113: The Jesus and Mary Chain.
114: The Killers.
115: Kill Rock Stars.
116: Le Tigre.
117: Lilith Fair.
118: Lo-Fi.
119: Lollapalooza.
120: Mando Diao.
121: Math Rock.
122: MC5.
123: Meat Puppets.
124: Melvins.
125: Misfits.
126: Mission of Burma.
127: Modest Mouse.
128: My Bloody Valentine.
129: My Morning Jacket.
130: The New Pornographers.
131: Newsom, Joanna.
132: Nine Inch Nails.
133: Nirvana.
134: NME (New Musical Express).
135: Orange Juice.
136: Out Hud.
137: Pavement.
138: Pedro the Lion.
139: Pere Ubu.
140: Performing Songwriter Magazine.
141: Phair, Liz.
142: Pitchfork Media.
143: Pixies.
144: The Polyphonic Spree.
145: Pop Punk.
146: Post-Punk.
147: Post-Rock.
148: Q and Not U.
149: Rachel’s.
150: Radiohead.
151: Ramones.
152: The Rapture.
153: R.E.M..
154: Righteous Babe Records.
155: Riot Grrrl Movement.
156: Rites of Spring.
157: Rogue Wave.
158: Rough Trade Records.
159: Say hi to Your Mom.
160: Serena-Maneesh.
161: The Shins.
162: Shoegazing.
163: Sire Records.
164: Sleater-Kinney.
165: Smith, Elliott.
166: The Smiths.
167: Snow Patrol.
168: Sonic Youth.
169: South by Southwest (SXSW).
170: SST Records.
171: Stevens, Sufjan.
172: Sub Pop Records.
173: Sunny Day Real Estate.
174: Superchunk.
175: Talking Heads.
176: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists.
177: 10,000 Maniacs.
178: TV on the Radio.
179: Twee Pop.
180: 22-20S.
181: The Unicorns.
182: The Velvet Underground.
183: The Village Voice.
184: The Walkmen.
185: The White Stripes.
186: Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
187: Yo La Tengo.
188: Zappa, Frank.