It started innocently enough. Someone used the words “indie-pop,” which is a term that gets under my skin because it describes music more as a business model and not its sound. From there it took no time to get my NPR Music officemates sharing the genre terms that make them bristle. In seconds, we were throwing around Crabcore, Witch House and Canine Core among other least favorite genre names.
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