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  • noun A style of music that fuses indie and grime music.


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Blend of grime and indie


  • A few years ago, the term "grindie" was frequently deployed by certain sections of the music press to describe an unlikely – and, it was suspected, not entirely real – fusion of grime and indie.

    Devlin – review

  • Like a Top Shop Atari Teenage Riot they seem well-placed to bring the average student disco to its knees with their firebrand blasts of techno fury, utterly defining the notion of 'grindie'. 2008's

    The Music Fix

  • Dizzee and other early grime acts influenced some of our very first tracks, leading us to be given the terrible 'grindie' tag.

    The Q Daily

  • Of course, 'grindie' has long fallen off the zeitgeist radar, and the fluoro H!

    NME Features

  • Tonight, as much-touted Dagenham rapper James Devlin took the stage at Underworld in Camden, a venue best known for its rock tradition, one could be forgiven for thinking grindie had quietly snuck back into existence.

    Devlin – review

  • Five years or so ago, there was some talk of grime and indie fusing to become the next big thing: "grindie".

    Rizzle Kicks; Alex Clare – review

  • By the time Chi's perky pop-reggae descends into an alarming grindie rock-out, you'll hate yourself for having liked it, but as she helpfully points out, "You should watch your lip/ Giving too much gyp/ You need a gobstopper baby".

    This week's new singles

  • Club Soma is joining the force with our legendary music guru 'DJ Sonny' (Arthit Promprasit) to sum up and bring on the best sound of the decade from rock to electro, indie-rock to grindie, new rave to electrocrash for your listening and dancing pleasures.


  • So far we've had to endure things like grindie and grime's R&B analogue, R&G, but there's one gold mine which is yet to be exploited: the tween market.

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  • Bring Your Own Bottle BYOB Genre: Fuck Knows From: London, United Kingdom 'Prescription' from London's 21 year old grindie punkster BYOB (not to be confused with Cali Techno Rockers BYOB) is ...



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