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  1. 1. Indie Pop<br />Genre Research<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Indie pop or twee pop(USA) is a type of alternative rock music.<br />It originated in the United Kingdom in the mid 1980s. <br />Unlike Indie rock, Indie pop is more easy on the ear, not as noisy, and fairly angst-free.<br />Indie meaning an independently owned business, while pop means popular. Indie pop is popular independent music.<br />
  3. 3. Birth of indie pop<br />The birth can be linked with the post-punk explosion in small shop-based record labels. <br /> Glasgow's Postcard Records and London's Rough Trade Records, were examples of these. <br />
  4. 4. Indie pop influences<br />Origins of Indie pop are linked with:<br /> Velvet Underground<br />The Television Personalities<br />Swell Maps<br />The Undertones<br />Buzzcocks<br />Ramones<br />
  5. 5. Key Bands- The Smiths<br />A English band, formed in Manchester in 1982.<br />Band based on writing partnership of Morrissey (vocals) and Johnny Marr (guitar), the band also included Andy Rourke (bass) and Mike Joyce (drums). <br />Critics called them the most important alternative rock band to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s.<br />The band broke up in 1987 and have turned down several offers to reunite since then.<br />Johnny Marr<br />Andy Rourke<br />Mike Joyce<br />Morrissey<br />
  6. 6. Key Bands- Heavenly<br />Heavenly were a 1990s indie pop band, originally forming in Oxford, England in 1989. Amelia Fletcher (vocals/guitar), Mathew Fletcher (drums; Amelia's brother), Peter Momtchiloff (guitar) and Robert Pursey (bass) had all been members of Talulah Gosh.<br />
  7. 7. Generic Features of Indie pop<br />Jangling guitars<br />Love of sixties pop<br />Lyrics are innocent, simple, relatable and cute <br />Songs will have catchy choruses<br />Lyrics vocals will not be harsh. the lyrics should be simple, relatable and cute<br />female vocalists are the majority<br />
  8. 8. Generic instruments of Indie Pop<br />The typical instrument for indie pop bands and artists are… <br />Bass<br />Vocals<br />Guitar<br />Drums<br />

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