Indie Rock - Al t er nat i ve- r ock s ubgr oup; Rock Rock...

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6/13/11 Maria Acheson – ma01383@georgiasouthern.edu Aaron Clay – ae00237@georgiasouthern.edu Derek Schwahn – ds02937@georgiasouthern.edu Chelsie Scott – chelsie.v.scott@gmail.com Reece Federman – tf00842@georgiasouthern.edu Sara Whaley – sw02649@georgiasouthern.edu Ashley Boyer – ab03410@georgiasouthern.edu Amanda Ryan – ar00443@georgiasouthern.edu Group Members
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6/13/11 Bands Cage the Elephant – (1) Maria Acheson Arcade Fire – (1) Aaron Clay Circa Survive – (1) Derek Schwahn Death Cab for Cutie – (1) Chelsie Scott The Script – (1) Reece Federman Elliot Smith – (1) Sara Whaley Block Party – (1) Ashley Boyer
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6/13/11 What is Indie Rock ? Sub-genre of Alternative Rock Originated in UK and US in the 80’s “Indie” means Independent record labels; Self-promoting bands or a specific musical aesthetic Typical Instruments- Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals, and Keyboard
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6/13/11 Inside indie Main indie labels; Washington DC’s Dischord Record, Seattle’s Sub PopRecords, Chicago’s Touch and Go Record In the 1980s indie was the same as alternative rock; it wasn’t until 1990s that grunge bands such as Nirvana, Alice in Chains, and Soundgarden broke into mainstream popularity, splitting off changing the meaning of
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6/13/11 Indie Rock In the 1990s, indie rock changed to encompass more of a lo-fi sound, where the sound quality is reduced Examples of this include Beck, Elliott Smith, Neutral Milk Hotel Current day indie rock is greatly fueled by exposure on the internet which helps more underground bands become popular
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6/13/11 Formed in London in 1989 Made up of Damon Albarn (vocals), Graham Coxon (guitarist), Alex James (Bass), and Dave Rowntree (drums) Damon, graham, and Alex met while studying at Goldsmiths College and were
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6/13/11 Influences and Style Influenced by bands such as Madchester, Shoegazing, The Kinks, The Beatles, and XTC Varying styles of music that include but are not limited to britpop, American indie style, hip hop, electronic, and even some gospel music
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6/13/11 Discography Leisure (1991) Modern Life is Rubbish (1993) Parklife (1994) The Great Escape (1995) Blur (1997) 13 (1999)
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6/13/11 Elliott Smith Played originally in the rock band Heatmiser, but began solo career in 1994 Influenced by The Clash, The Who, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Rush, Modest Mouse Acoustic style strongly contrasted the grunge style music of the time:
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course IDS 2210 taught by Professor Downs during the Spring '11 term at Georgia Southern University .

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