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listening to music should be discreet.
once you listen to music on proper headphones you'll never be able to go back to the lower quality ones. you'll wonder how you ever did. big headphones are the only way to go.
they're comfy, they sound great, they double up as ear muffs when its cold.
it isnt already?
Pretty sure crap cars are just a 'being young necessity'
Mixtapes are awesome- wheres your soul woman?
Big headphones are awesome too, although mine are basically two big boulders that music comes out of joined by scaffold, and are certainly NOT used for aesthetic value
The fuck is threadless?
if you don't know what threadless is then i guess you pass the test
I guess the biggest indie cliche is being a fuck load less knowledgable about music than you think you are. That definitely ISN'T awesome.
I have one or two and they're quite nice. Wouldn't have put them in the indie box but then mine are not the tackiest!
it's bang tidy
it said "Meat is murder...tasty, tasty murder". My 15 year old self thought it was really cool.
saw it last time I had a flick through the sale.
pretty colours as standard.
what is that all about?
Used to be a 90s emo thing I think cos of Rivers Cuomo.
the emo ones were sort of thick black rims, these "new" ones are basically giant lenses with not necessarily big rims. They look quite 80's/90's and fucking stupid. Basically "ugly glasses" that 'pretty girls' wear and look ridiculous.
out of curiosity I asked how much the bigger sizes of glasses cost, cause i was trying to be hip. The optician basically told me that they only reccomend those to people with very low prescriptions because of the size and weight of lenses needed. The cost would have been 30-40 quid more for me. In short, it seems theyre mostly for people who can pay far too much for their glasses (i paid about 200 quid for frame+lenses becuase they were a graduation present, for a slightly more discreet and tasteful pair), or people who sort-of-need glasses but can probably get by without them.
Ive seen far to many people just wearing empty frames. This is a cardinal sin. Youve got to earn the right to wear glasses fuckers.
may just be wearing clear lenses.
And the people who wear empty frames - arseholes. I hate being so short sighted and then people wear glasses to be fashionable? Bugger off silly people.
proof here: http://web.wireimage.com/images/tnm/56652788.jpg
but I have a customer at work who comes in with these hideous glasses with tortoiseshell patterned rimmed glasses with big lenses. She seems like a relatively ok looking girl but those glasses make her look like an ugly nerd - why is this "in" right now?
She's in The Business ITNL
I think she's just following the trend...
Is it not just all the 'vintage' nonsense? Dressing like Aunt Bessie, wearing glasses like Deirdre Rachid. All the same bag, no?
Vintage includes the 80s now. I'm too old to really have a clue but she was the first person I saw with that sort of style. Those glasses so look like plain glass...
i always get immensely tempted to pull them off people's faces and snap them in half.
those highbrow coffee places in metropolitan areas (sassafras being the latest in my city)
playing guitar badly
being a grammar nazi/reading books like everything is illuminated
dodge moustaches/facial hair
having a blog/journal for photos
shopping at second hand stores/antique stores
denying your indie-ness
and most importantly listening to bands that are proper indie and not just landfill indie
a lot of indie things are things my mum does. stop copying my mum you guys.
Osaka Dachshund Fetish
This Wednesday, 8:30pm
At the Snare and Brandreth,
£6 on the door
Tickets available from Hey baby chief panda! and GOAT Clothing (teleporting in the gaps beneath all good london bridges).
"/stayed up all night writing it."
That's what I saw on the board, anyways
for being so calculated to appeal to a certain crowd.
^so incredibly indie
WHEN IT'S JUST GOOD POP
Skiiiiiiiiiiiiny fit jeans
but cupcakes are fucking shite. A really small cake that's usually just plain and a bit dry inside with icing that's almost always gross and tastes like food colouring? Fuck right off and bring me a proper cake thanks.
seriously people opt to get 200 little sickly cakes instead of a wedding cake. Why would you not want a wedding cake, like ever?
And the radio 4 catching onto the trend and it being on womans hour and everything. BOOOOORING.
"in Glasgows fashionable merchant city" mhm
when I got home my family had made one of these. I was pretty disgusted at this abomination, but it was cake so naturally I had to eat it.
You actually can't taste the courgette, and I ended up making one yesterday.
There will be another chocolate/courgette story tomorrow, so keep your eyes peeled.
but, seriously, THIS
But it's basically just chocolate cake.
You people DISGUST me.
Which remains zipped up at all times, regardless of the prevailing conditions
Promoting gigs in working men's clubs
Leather Dunlop bag from the Topman sale (contents: NOTHING)
Keeping your festival wristbands on for two years after the fact
and then making sure the whole fucking world knows about it by using facebook, tumblr, twitter etc. "indie" people seem to be keen on alerting me about their egg rolls at lunch time and how they are to die for.
Also, the combination of overusing capital letters and full stops, if anybody gets me?
casual shirt tucked in at the front but not the back.
absent-mindedly tucking in after weeing...
WHO REALLY CARES??
i just made a list of indie cliches.
It was just the whole 'Indie' thing.
Just bored of it, is all.