I'm Amy and I'm an Indie
Hmm... It seems either you do not have Javascript enabled or you do not have Flash installed on your computer! Please follow this guide to get Flash.


Click to view with Realplayer

Indie

Indie, [ind-ee] noun;, Indineseos Latin – The term 'indie' comes from the word independant, and indies can be recognised by their vintage clothes, abstract art, and love of low-fi British guitar bands.

More Stuff

If I were an... indie

What would I wear?

  • If it looks like your Granny would wear it, I would wear it.
  • Team this 'Granny item' with a pair of so-skinny-I-can't-walk jeans…
  • ...and you're onto an indie winner!

What about music?

  • Funnily enough, I'm well into the genre 'indie'.
  • Think Razorlight, think Babyshambles, think boys in bands with big haircuts and high-collared black coats.
  • ...But despite all that, a bit of cheesy pop never did anyone any harm, right?

What do I do?

  • I listen to indie music. A lot.
  • And when I'm not listening to it, I can usually be found reading about it in the NME or an underground fanzine.
  • I'm creative! Art, photos, music… all things I just happen to make on a daily basis.
  • My mates and I hang out at local art galleries and independent cinemas.

What do I think?

  • 'Indie' is basically a conscious move away from the mainstream.
  • Support your local music/art scene!
  • If it looks cultured, its indie.
  • I WILL marry Johnny Borrell/Pete Doherty/Alex Turner (delete as appropriate)

The above are opinions of the BBC that are based upon chatting to the tribes and searching the net.

Rachel's TicketLink to Playlist
  1. The Moldy Peaches - Lucky number 9
  2. The Zutons - Valerie
  3. The Hot Melts - Edith
  4. Crystal Castles vs The Klaxons - Atlantis Interzone remix
  5. Ladytron - Seventeen
  6. Razorlight - Golden Touch
  7. The Cribs - Our Bovine Public
  8. The Libertines - Dont Look Back Into The Sun
PaintbrushesCamera
Email Us: them@bbc.co.uk

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.