Indie pop lost one of its seminal artists today when Scott Miller died. His bands Game Theory (1980s-1990s) and Loud Family (1990s-2000s) didn't sell millions of records, but they had fanatic, devoted followings and a major influence on other bands.
And more than just an artist, Scott Miller was a fan. If you want to know anything about music from 1965-1999, here's a great place to start:
I could repeat Scott Miller's history but here's a great summary:
Scott Miller died way too young, and this is a sad day in a very sad week.