Why is indie rock so poppy and upbeat?

Asked: Why is indie rock so poppy and upbeat?

All these indie rock bands sound the same. The singers all use this airy, synthesized voice. Its weird. This is the direction rock music has moved into and I find it hard to like these new bands.

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why shouldn't it be?why are you only taken seriously if you are gloomy and depressed?
I'd rather listen to duran duran than to mortiis.
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Hipster music
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indie pop

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