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Notes Towards a Definition Of “Indie”

Tim Footman, Careless Talk Costs Lives, January 2003

From: Jerry Thackray. To: Contributors. Sent: 15 April 2002 08:21. Subject: From MOJO. "Opening with an editorial diatribe about the state of the music press, issue 12 of CTCL is peppered with passionate columns on everything from punk, corporate indie, the lack of 'real' women in mainstream media and cars that go boom, this magazine is determined to bring the underground to your turntable. Features include interviews with Mogwai, Belle And Sebastian and new garage heroes The Dirtbombs, while the album and live reviews section includes every interesting indie band you've ever heard and a lot you haven't. If indie's your thing, CTCL is essential." Damn! Indie? Damn!

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