Year in Review: Indie 2017

Posted in News on December 6, 2017

For BMI’s Indie bands, 2017 was a year of exploration and experimentation, intriguing new releases and incredible chart successes. It was also punctuated by unforgettable live performances—such as the BMI stages at SXSW and Lollapalooza—that thrilled loyal fans and lured new ones into the fold. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the year’s most inspiring success stories from artists like AJR, CVBS, Sofi Tukker, Atlas Genius, Frenship, MAX, The Federal Empire, Michael Blume and Bones. The beauty of the indie scene is that it’s constantly reinventing itself, so check back in 2018 for the scoop on new BMI bands you need to know about!


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