How Indie Went Jam, a Recent History from My Morning Jacket to Vampire Weekend

One pop music critic looks at the ways indie bands have incorporated elements from bands like Grateful Dead and Phish, and he wonders whether jam bands’ influence can revitalize indie rock at a time when it seems to have nowhere else to go. Some listeners might argue that labels like ‘jam’ and ‘indie’ don’t really add anything to the conversation.

Source: Washington Post
Published: Jun 6, 2019
Length: 8 minutes (2,179 words)
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