Word of the Day – indie

indie

Pronunciation /ˈɪndi/
adjective
1 (of a pop group, record label, or film company) not belonging or affiliated to a major record or film company.
1.1 Characteristic of the deliberately unpolished or uncommercialized style of small independent pop groups.
noun
1 A small independent pop group, record label, or film company.
1.1 mass noun Indie music regarded as a genre.

Origin
1920s (first used with reference to film production): abbreviation of independent.

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The artwork of the indie record release was considered unprofessional by many.

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