Independent record labels

Indie music | Last.fm

The term 'indie' is best known as being an abbreviation for the word 'independent'. This term was once used to differentiate between bands that were on a major record label and those that weren't. It also differentiates between an 'independent' sound and type of music… read more

October 16th,2019

Sony Music Launches Gay Record Label - CBS News

Sony Music Launches Gay Record Label. January 11, 2006 / 10:00 PM / AP Sony Music has teamed with the founder of a gay cable network to form a record label geared toward developing gay, lesbian ...

October 16th,2019

Independent music | Last.fm

Independent labels have been known to strive for minima… read more In popular music, independent music, often shortened to indie music or "indie", is a term used to describe independence from major commercial record labels and an autonomous, Do-It-Yourself approach to recording and publishing.

October 16th,2019

Indie rock music | Last.fm

Indie rock is a vague term used to identify rock artists that are or were unsigned, or have signed to small record labels, rather than major record labels. It may also describe artists which have a specific "sound", and is therefore a genre, although this label is contested by many. View wiki

October 16th,2019

indie wiki | Last.fm

The term 'indie' is best known as being an abbreviation for the word 'independent'. This term was once used to differentiate between bands that were on a major record label and those that weren't. It also differentiates between an 'independent' sound and type of music and the more typical top-40 sound that was so prevalent during the 1980s.

October 16th,2019

Bossanova — Pixies | Last.fm

Listen free to Pixies – Bossanova (Cecilia Ann, Rock Music and more). 14 tracks (). Bossanova is the third album by the American alternative rock band Pixies, released in August 1990 on the English independent record label 4AD. All of Bossanova's original material was written by the band's frontman Black Francis; it marked the point where his artistic control over the band became absolute.

October 16th,2019

Indie music | Last.fm

The term 'indie' is best known as being an abbreviation for the word 'independent'. This term was once used to differentiate between bands that were on a major record label and those that weren't. It also differentiates between an 'independent' sound and type of music… read more

October 16th,2019

Merzbow music, videos, stats, and photos | Last.fm

Merzbow (メルツバウ) is an experimental music project created in Tokyo in 1979 under the direction of musician Masami Akita (秋田昌美). Since 1979, Akita has formed two record labels and has contributed releases to numerous independent record labels. As well as being a prolific artist, he has also wri… read more

October 16th,2019

Alternative rock music | Last.fm

Alternative rock (also called alt-rock) is a genre of rock music that refers specifically to the punk/new wave-rooted style that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the early-mid 1990s.The term "alternative" was coined in the 1980s to describe punk rock-inspired bands on independent record labels that did not fit into the mainstream genres of the time.

October 16th,2019

Bleach — Nirvana | Last.fm

Bleach is the debut album by the American grunge band Nirvana. It was released on June 15, 1989 through the independent record label Sub Pop. Bleach originally sold a mere 30,000 copies, but following the enormous success of the band's second album, Nevermind (1991), fans discovered Nirvana's obscure debut.