[Editor’s note: We gave our staff 15 minutes to tell us about an underappreciated artist. Here is the latest in our series we’re calling “Give This 15 Min“]
by EJ Coleman
The graph of how indie the music you listen to is versus how pretentious you are about it is a bell curve. You start out with mainstream music, whether that be pop or rock or rap or what have you, at a level where you can listen to the radio and sing along unknowingly. Then you move on to more alternative music, the “hidden gems” that aren’t really that well hidden if you know where to look. This is where you find the people who tell you the name of their favorite bands and use “you’ve probably never heard of them” like punctuation.
Then there’s the darkest, most embarrassing shade of indie. Here is where you try…
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