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Indie rock (Music)

"Indie rock or rock rock?"

Look, you guys, if you don't know what indie rock is, I'm not going to explain it to you; if you knew about it, it wouldn't be cool anymore! The cool thing about indie rock is it's independent, man! Free from The Man! Because they're not trying to be all mainstream and marketable, indie rockers generally have a less generic sound than what you hear on the radio. Their fashion sense is also decidedly less mainstream: while your traditional rock star will strut out in a brash leather jacket, an indie rocker will stroll onto the stage wearing this plain white T-shirt his grandmother gave him. Because he's sensitive, man.

3.17 "Debasement Tapes"

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