Definition of indie
1 : one that is independent; especially : an unaffiliated record or motion-picture production company
2 : something (such as a record or film) produced by an indie
Recent Examples of indie from the Web
And what about when commercial musicians use GarageBand to produce their tracks—as Oasis and many indie bands have done?
Even at his Twilight peak, Jackson managed to multitask, playing guitar in the indie funk band 100 Monkeys until 2012, alongside his acting gigs.
An indie TV pilot differs from a network pilot in an important way — because it is made and funded independently on spec, producers will use the pilot as a calling card of sorts in the hopes of selling the series to a network or streaming service.
From the main stage: St. Motel: The Los Angeles sextet delivered a gust of bright, catchy and slightly quirky indie-pop embroidered at times by fills and leads from its two-piece horn section.
An indie bookstore, Victorian London and an old house figure in three recent crime-fiction standouts.
LA indie-rock band Warpaint will be opening for Styles in Asia while the acts playing with him in Europe and Australia have yet to be announced.
Anna and Ben, the central couple of Band Aid, are a familiar sight in any indie movie.
The Homecoming After two and a half years in San Francisco working at Thee Parkside, a restaurant and bar with a backyard that staged punk, indie and metal bands, Smith-Malave came back to South Florida.
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Origin and Etymology of indie
by shortening & alteration from independent
First Known Use: 1928See Words from the same year
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