Latest On Indie Bands

  • Male Model Or Dude In An Indie Band?

    The lines are blurring. But if you like staring at hot scruffy hipster guys, you probably don’t care what these guys do. See if you can figure out which of these guys are models and which are in indie bands (scroll all the way down for the answer key).

    Peggy Wang a year ago 43 responses

  • Blind Pilot

    Here is another enchanting Portland-based indie band for your consideration, with a twist: they tour on bikes! Or they used to. Now they’re SXSW hotshots and about to tour with the Decemberists, so they use vans, but still: the stories from their bike tours are completely charming. There’s also a documentary in the works, if you’re interested, and the whole music thing too. Read More ›

    Amanda Dobbins 5 years ago 1 response

  • The Memefication of Your Band

    Carles from Hipster Runoff illustrates the roadmap to becoming a successful band using the internet. I enjoy this blog for its alt vs main analysis and use of the word “dudebro,” but this breakdown of how indie bands achieve success is kind of sad but true. But then again, what do I know?

    Peggy Wang 5 years ago 1 response