Indie Rock Genreral Musical Charecteristics

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Indie Rock Musical Characteristics

GUITAR BASED

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Indie Rock Musical Characteristics

REPETATIVE AND USES SIMPLE RIFFS

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Indie Rock Musical Characteristics

SIXTIES INFLUENCED JANGLY ELECTRIC GUITAR SOUND- A FAIRLY LIGHT TONE, OFTEN PICKED, SUSTAINED ARPEGGIOS WITH EFFECTS.

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ABSENCE OF EXTENDED GUITAR SOLO CONTRASTS WITH GUITAR HERO STYLE OF PLAYING ON MANY 80S ROCK SONGS. 

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CATCHY HOOKS 

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Indie Rock Musical Characteristics

LYRICS RELEVENT TO BRITTISH YOUNG PEOPLE OF THEIR OWN GENERATION AT ODDS WITH TYPICALLY LIGHTWAIGHT MATERIALISTIC SUBJECT MATTER OF THE TIME. 

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INSTRUMENTATION: GUTIARS, BASS, SINGER, DRUMS (SOMETIMES KEYBOARD) 

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Indie Rock Musical Characteristics

VOCALS ARE OFTEN FAIRLY UNDERSTATED, WITH MELENCHOLY OR INTROSPECTIVE FEEL 

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BACKING VOCALS ARE NOT USUALLY A BIG FEATURE, SO THE MUSIC TENDS TO BE RELETIVLY SPARSE

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Indie Rock Musical Charecteristics

SOME SONGS ARE LONG AND LOOS;Y STRUCTURED, ALMOSY LIKE EXTENDED JAMS AROUND A GROOVE

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Indie Rock Musical Characteristics

GUITAR AMPLIFIERS AND EFFECTS PLAY A BIG PART IN THE SOUND OF INDIE MUSIC - THE LIGHT, SUSTAINED TONE AND USED OF DELAYS IS COMMON IN MEANY BANDS.

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DIY PRODUCTION ETHIC

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