Sound Field

Is Indie a Music Genre?

Season 1 Episode 31 | 11m 14s | Video has closed captioning.

Independent, or "Indie" music, has a broad definition that can be applied across genres and regions. So what makes indie music indie? LA Buckner interviews Quinn Christopherson, an up-and-coming indie musician in Anchorage, Alaska and 2019 NPR Tiny Desk Contest winner, about what it's like to create DIY music. Together they create their own indie song that you can hear at the end of the video.

Aired: 05/29/20

Rating: NR


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