Features This Videogame Was Inspired By The Creator Escaping From Secret Police

The experience of fleeing communist Czechoslovakia in the 1980s has shaped a fascinating survival horror driving game

Technology Virtual Tip Jar Lets You Support Your Favorite Indie Artists

Austin-based startup created an app that makes it easier for fans to support local artists

Home Why Rough Trade Record Stores Have Defied The Odds And Succeeded

A new location has opened in Williamsburg, so what is this record store doing that all the others failed to.

Design Samsung’s Concept Printers Challenge Traditional Boxy Designs

The tech company has unveiled several new products boasting innovative design and diverse features.

Syndicated Critical Mob: 4 New Ideas In Music

Thurston Moore forms a new band and The Riot Girrrl Collection gets its own volume.

Advertising How The World's Oldest Record Store Competes With Digital

Why do customers keep coming back to Spillers Records in Wales - a store that has served music lovers for nearly 120 years.

Luxury Indie-Fashion Pioneer Reveals Secret To Her Success

Wendy Mullin, the indie mastermind behind Built By Wendy shares her thoughts on Do-It-Yourself Cred, Courtney Love, and the difficulties of being a small design label.

Technology Full-Length Indie Film Shot With Only A Smartphone

Olive was filmed on a Nokia N8 cellphone and thus may democratize the movie industry by making it more accessible to creators.

Technology Indie Labels On Spotify Only Make 4 Cents Per Album Play

Indie bands and artists on Spotify aren't making enough to be sustainable. As a result, a lot of indie labels are quitting the service.

Advertising DIY Brooklyn Scene Spreads Eco-Friendly Ethos

DIY music community newspaper SHOWPAPER is collaborating with Urban Green Initiative on "Scene & Captured" an art show that "explores waste solutions for the music scene".