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NME C86: An Introduction to 80s Indie

C-86, the latest controversial Canadian legislation bill? No, that’s C-38. C86 is a genre of music. That and a famous NME (New Musical Express) cassette. The genre is indie. More precisely, it refers to mid to late 80s and early 90s British indie pop that was generally”twee” (think Scottish group Belle & Sebastian for definitive twee). Although most tweepop groups ... Read More »