There's a Pop Quiz, Too
How to be cool.
They don't really mention the disdain too much, which is key. It doesn't really matter what you like. It's what you don't like.
I personally have the problem of walking the fine line between iconoclastism and Not Being Indie. I don't like the Velvet Underground. Or Sonic Youth. Or Pavement. Can I still possibly be indie? Gasp!
Actually, I'm thinking no. Besides, anti-conformity is in my blood. I couldn't possibly be indie. But you can! Read the guide!