Am I Indie?

The kind of creative control, DIY mentality, and tightly-knit scenes that exist in indie don’t always flourish in the mainstream environment as they do in the world of indie. Despite the growing popularity of indie aesthetics and the ability to quickly, cheaply, and easily reach a larger audience (thanks to the Internet), the battle between the ever dominant major labels is still present. However, now more than ever we are seeing an increased awareness and popularity of independently produced music thanks to blogs, social media, apps and online music communities.
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Google Referral Spam

If you’re website is being hit by the internet plague that is referral spam and your analytics looks similar to that of one of my test sites (see image below) you’ll want to follow the guide below. In the mean time I reached out to Google Analytics via twitter to ask if they’re going to be doing anything about it – the good news is that they are “in the progress already” thank you GA team :)
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