Snippet No. 3: What Are “Indie” Artists, Anyway, and Why Do They Matter?

Whenever I pitch the Artists on the Verge podcast, I’m forced to use the term “indie artist” because I can’t seem to find another shorthand for the kinds of artists I’m speaking to. It’s a term which isn’t perfect and does have some baggage, so here I explain what I mean by it and why I think it’s particularly important to talk about this kind of artist, now.

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