MTV Buzzworthy Blog is doing Indie Music Month this month, showcasing videos by artists on indie (i.e. independent) record labels. Cool idea right? Well it seems that the might be a little confused on what exactly constitutes an independent record label.
Case in point – Yesterday they featured the new Dropkick Murphys’ video for the song “Memorial Day.” Featuring a DKM video on St. Patrick’s Day makes sense (heck it’s almost cliché at this point) but they aren’t on an independent record label. Born & Bred Records, the band’s label, is what’s called a vanity label and is part of Warner Bros. So I don’t really see how a video produced for a record that is manufactured and distributed by Warner Bros. could be considered “indie.”