Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United States and United Kingdom in the 1970s. Originally used to describe independent record labels, the term became associated with the music they produced and was initially used interchangeably with alternative rock or "guitar pop rock".
Most references to alternative rock music in the United States past 2010 are to the indie rock genre, a term that previously had limited usage on alternative rock channels and media. Radio Stations in the 2010s have been changing formats away from alternative rock, but this is mostly motivated by conglomeration efforts coupled with advertisers ...
This is a list of notable indie rock artists. Individual musicians are listed alphabetically by their last name. Individual musicians are listed alphabetically by their last name. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.
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Indie rock is a subgenre of alternative rock music which originated in the United Kingdom and North America in the early 1980s. Initially a form of independent music, it was based on small labels with low budgets which produced lo-fi rock records. Indie rock, as a genre, is very diverse; indie rock has several subgenres, and each vary greatly ...
This is a list of alternative rock artists. Bands are listed alphabetically by the first letter in their name (not including "The"), and individuals are listed by first name.
From the 1990s alternative rock began to dominate rock music and break into the mainstream in the form of grunge, Britpop, and indie rock. Further fusion subgenres have since emerged, including pop punk , electronic rock , rap rock , and rap metal , as well as conscious attempts to revisit rock's history, including the garage rock / post-punk ...
The term indie is sometimes used to describe a genre (such as indie rock and indie pop), and as a genre term, "indie" may include music that is not independently produced, and many independent music artists do not fall into a single, defined musical style or genre and create self-published music that can be categorized into diverse genres. The ...
Néhány jelentős indie együttes a 80-as évekből melyek befolyásolták a 90-es évek rock történelmet: The Smiths, The Stone Roses, The Jesus and Mary Chain, a stílusok közül a shoegazing és a Britpop volt meghatározó. Az Egyesült Államokban, amit indie-nek neveznek az a 70-es 80-as évek által befolyásolt alternatív rock.
Alternative rock bands from the Northeastern United States, including Sonic Youth, Pixies, Pavement, and Dinosaur Jr., are important influences on the genre. Through their patronage of Seattle bands, Sonic Youth "inadvertently nurtured" the grunge scene, and reinforced the fiercely independent attitudes of its musicians. 
Indie rock (ou "rock independente" em português) é um gênero musical surgido no Reino Unido e Estados Unidos durante a década de 1980. É enraizado em gêneros mais antigos, como o rock alternativo, o pós-punk e a new wave.