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College rock was a term used in the United States to describe 1980s alternative rock before the term "alternative" came into common usage. So named because it was primarily played on campus radio stations, these bands combined the experimentation of post-punk and New Wave with a more melodic pop style and an underground sensibility. It is not necessarily a genre term, but there do exist some common aesthetics among college rock bands. Artists such as R.E.M., 10,000 Maniacs, U2, and the Replacements became some of the better-known examples in the mid 1980s. By the 1990s, however, the genre had been supplanted by grunge and indie rock.


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NEON CRUX - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2014
Music Candy An indie rock piece, full of energy, lift and party vibes, verging on dance-rock and with hints of punk rock flavours. Brightness fills this track, ligten up any piece of film/TV with this instant perk me up track, jumpy chords, insistent melody and an attitude miles high. Amplified, by Tobias James, Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock  
671072 2:40 Fast 160   
60sec (60 secs 1) - Indie Rock, College Rock  
671073 1:04 Fast 160   
30sec A (30 secs 1) - Indie Rock, College Rock  
671075 0:30 Fast 160   
30sec B (30 secs 2) - Indie Rock, College Rock  
671076 0:28 Fast 160   
60sec (60 secs 2) - Indie Rock, College Rock  
671074 1:04 Fast 160   


ROLLING ON - (by Somatiq Audio)  Year: 2010
Somatiq Audio Uptempo pop rock song with jangly indie rock guitars. Confident, happy and steady. Youthful and carefree melody. Ideal for travel shows and promos. Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
420447 1:43 Fast 157   


DIVE BAR ROCK STAR! - (by Eric Baines)  Year: 2008
Eric Baines Opening with a rocking guitar riff, this is an anthem-like song about breaking free from the stresses of life and having a place to go to do your thing. This has a passionate male vocal and a drum solo. This is a lighthearted and humorous romp with an underlying powerful message. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
519627 3:59 Med Fast 132   


HORIZONS - (by Eric Bode)  Year: 2011
Eric Bode Joyously uplifting contemporary independent rock. In amongst the positively uplifting drum, guitars and bass are glockenspiel and tubular bells. Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
453916 1:13 Med Fast 149   


EAST COAST - (by Alex Jensen)  Year: 2011
Alex Jensen Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Indie Rock, College Rock
452458 0:59 Med Fast 145   


HIGH OCTANE! - (by Magma Music)  Year: 2010
Magma Music High energy fast paced Drum n Bass / Punk Rock n Roll hybrid with a grunge sound. Car commercials, sports, racing, Nascar, Hell's Angels. Hard rocking, high intensity with the attitude of Nirvana. Super for car chases, bikers, kickass action adventure, corporate, news energizer, ESPN, & commercials, Instrumental, Soundalikes, Nirvana
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Soundalikes, Nirvana
404779 1:03 Med Slow 85   
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
404780 0:30 Med Slow 85   
15sec - Indie Rock, College Rock
404781 0:15 Med Slow 85   


GOOD MORNING, CHARLOTTE - (by Eric Bode)  Year: 2009
Eric Bode A 'rough n ready' track with a grungy garage sound and a sweet melody. Reminiscent of Pavement, Rilo Kiley and every band to ever feature on 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer'! Suitable for teen/pop Culture or romance. Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
342725 2:01 Med Slow 82   


357 - (by The Crossing)  Year: 2012
The Crossing A hot, driving, classic indie rock track. Big guitar, jamming bass, cool drums & male vox. Lyrics are a tongue in cheek look at the criminal mind & living big. Works well with sports themes & highlights. Great for film & TV action and chase scenes, video gaming, and all purpose general ad campaigns. Male Vocals, Rock, Hard Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Hard Rock
446069 3:51 Med Fast 140   
30sec - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
527556 0:31 Med Fast 140   
Variation A (riff excerpt) - Indie Rock, College Rock
446153 0:19 Med Fast 140   
Variation B (instrumental excerpt) - Indie Rock, Garage Rock
436856 2:11 Med Fast 140   
30sec - Action, Adventure Rock
527558 0:31 Med Fast 140   


GRASS ON THE FIELD INSTRUMENTAL NEW - (by Johnny Breton)  Year: 2013
Johnny Breton Modern rock-synth blend of guitar, synths, drums, great for commercial for youth oriented products, like mobiles, life-style products, games, hang-out locations, clothing, personal styling products or for scenes portraying young peppy people living life to the full, Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
617754 2:44 Med Slow 82   


SPARK FIZZ - (by Wolftooth)  Year: 2014
Wolftooth Funky drum groove and synth shakers set the mood. Nice dubby delayed piano and plucky U2 style guitars make for a tense situation. Guitar melody sounds somewhat like a Dire Straits lick. Groove sounds like Blink 182, Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
673324 3:09 Med Slow 94   
60sec - Indie Rock, College Rock
673322 1:08 Med Slow 94   
Stinger - Indie Rock, College Rock
673323 0:08 Med Slow 94   


BRANDED - (by Roeland Ruijsch)  Year: 2013
Roeland Ruijsch Modern, Catchy, indie pop rock song in the style of The Black Keys meets Gary Clark Jr. Hard pounding drums with funky distorted guitar rhythms, Farfisa organs and soulful vocals. Works perfectly in today's hipster ads, car ads and TV series. Pop Music, Alternative Pop, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
578702 3:16 Med Fast 135   


BABY'S BEEN GONE - (by Cary Kanno)  Year: 2009
Cary Kanno a quirky song about a breakup and a person who loves his former girlfriend in spite of the fact that she treats him badly. Uptempo Pop flavoring, male vocals, with a touch of 1970's, 1980's rock in the vein of Simple Minds, the Cars, Blondie, etc. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (breakup song) - Indie Rock, College Rock
379603 3:17 Med Fast 132   
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608323 3:18 Medium 125   


FRAT PARTY - (by David Scance)  Year: 2015
David Scance Dial up the party on your next project. Lots of cool guitars, drums and shouts occupy this track that is bringing the good times with it. A touch of the sixties can be heard in there but it still remains thoroughly modern. Great for ads with a younger theme and in any party situations. Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Indie Rock, College Rock
737531 1:01 Medium 124   


ONLINE DATING SONG - (by Dean Graham Wolfe)  Year: 2008
Dean Graham Wolfe Hilarious song about online dating; a light perky get-up-and-go melodic college garage track; for film scenes with hip teens or tweens or any aged online daters; bed track Facebook internet service or product; like the Barenaked Ladies, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
695948 2:26 Med Fast 134   
Variation (instrumental version) - Indie Rock, College Rock
695856 2:26 Med Fast 134   


CRACK IN THE TREE - (by The Whole Bolivian Army)  Year: 1999
The Whole Bolivian Army This playful alternative pop ditty features smooth female vocals, professional production, and tasteful instrumentation, including piano, fretless bass, and real drums. Reminiscent of the Sundays, with a chorus that evokes Karen Carpenter’s lower range. Suitable for romance, drama, breakups. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
586232 3:19 Fast 158   


HOUSE OF FAME - (by Frank Enea)  Year: 2009
Frank Enea U2 Vocals style riff descending single note riff driven Rocker. A man lusting after a woman. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
384467 2:55 Medium 105   
Full Track A - Indie Rock, College Rock
390301 1:05 Medium 105   
Full Track B - Indie Rock, College Rock
390291 2:55 Medium 105   


RUNNING - (by Chris Whatley)  Year: 2009
Chris Whatley Big epic track a la Snow Patrol. Sweet piano melody, soaring The Edge style guitars and driving rock beat sets this track apart. Corporate video, branding, TV, movies, media, advertising, closing credits. High impact and heartfelt. Modern, pulsing, emotional beautiful and uplifting. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Snow Patrol
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Soundalikes, Snow Patrol
375995 2:31 Med Slow 100   
Variation A (drums only) - Indie Rock, College Rock
620119 2:32 Med Slow 100   
Variation B (No drums) - Indie Rock, College Rock
620120 2:32 Med Slow   


ON THE PULSE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2014
Music Candy Indie rock track, with a big, M83 inspired feel that conjures images of triumph, perseverance, winning and success. Great for corporate use, sports channels, for that precious moment of achievement. Power packed with a silence gathering strength before the final lap. Amplified, by Tobias James, Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock  
671022 2:31 Med Fast 138   
60sec (60 secs) - Indie Rock, College Rock  
671025 1:03 Med Fast 138   
30sec A (30 secs 1) - Indie Rock, College Rock  
671026 0:34 Med Fast 138   
30sec B (30 secs 2) - Indie Rock, College Rock  
671028 0:29 Med Fast 138   


DANGEROUS TIMES - (by Michael Wheeler)  Year: 2012
Michael Wheeler Late 70s, early 80s influenced Indie rock song with Male vocals, similar to The Strokes, The Clash. Rock in the dirty crime infested city. Catchy guitar hooks. Garage, grunge, classic punk, Indie, pub rock, TV Vocal, Law & Crime, Movie Trailer, Action Thriller, Road Trip. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock  
545111 2:45 Medium 124   
Full Track (Instrumental Version) - Indie Rock, College Rock  
545112 2:45 Medium 124   


WHY SO SERIOUS - (by Marc Blackwell)  Year: 2009
Marc Blackwell Edgy indie rock song with cool guitars and distorted bass, killer disco like chorus! Think Franz Ferdinand meets Bloc Party. Perfect for a bar, fight, or driving scene. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
351030 3:46 Medium 120   
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, College Rock
343904 3:45 Medium 120   


DAUGHTER OF THE SUN - (by Rob Johnson)  Year: 2011
Rob Johnson Dark, mystical and mysterious rock track. Music with a nocturnal vibe. Great underscore for the supernatural, paranormal, mystical and spiritual etc. A dramatic instrumental that's perfect for film & TV dramas, movie trailers and documentary films. Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
470974 2:11 Med Fast 130   


BEST FRIENDS - (by Michael Keck)  Year: 2011
Michael Keck Fun up tempo feel good alternative guitar based indie rock track for high impact action. Great for college themes, sports highlights car chase, high impact moment for television film, technology, comedy commercials, travel and cooking shows, Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock  
495731 2:07 Med Fast 148   
30sec A - Indie Rock, College Rock  
495729 0:32 Med Fast 148   
30sec B - Indie Rock, College Rock  
495745 0:35 Med Fast 148   
60sec - Indie Rock, College Rock  
495746 1:11 Med Fast 148   
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock  
495747 2:08 Med Fast 148   
Variation - Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar  
495730 0:47 Med Fast 148   


21ST CENTURY FRIENDS - (by Vess Ray)  Year: 2011
Vess Ray Do you remember "Friends" TV Theme song "I'll be there for you" by The Rembrands? Here is a sounds like, updated with this century elctronica synth Pop, Punk Rock sound. Can be used in TV, series, film, corporate video, branding, presentation, documentary, web, youtube, teen, new product launch. Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
464054 2:01 Very Fast 170   
30sec (30sec) - Indie Rock, College Rock
464051 0:33 Very Fast 170   
60sec (60sec) - Indie Rock, College Rock
464052 1:03 Very Fast 170   
Stinger (Sting) - Indie Rock, College Rock
464053 0:05 Very Fast 170   


PIECES OF ME - (by Eric Baines)  Year: 2008
Eric Baines Up tempo, indie/rock/pop song starting with acoustic guitar and querky synths and working toward a rocked out pop chorus. This is a modern rock sounding, energetic and angst filled male vocalist aggressively singing a story about a girl he loves and how much he needs her. Querky college romance. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
519312 3:32 Fast 150   


THE LUCKY ONE - (by Eric Baines)  Year: 2004
Eric Baines Acoustic guitar driven song about a man in aw of his girl who tries his hardest to please her. Who's the lucky one in your relationship? Are you in the friend zone? Upbeat song with male vocal. Perfect for any romantic scene or love story. A light hearted, fun song about love. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
528232 4:57 Med Fast 132   


DON'T BE LIKE ME - (by Eric Baines)  Year: 2008
Eric Baines A sarcastic, almost comical, anthem to all who live their lives in the moment and follow an unconventional path. Guitar driven, indie band sound, with a down to earth male vocal, perfect for any college party. Geek Rock with a touch of humor. A hint of the 80's done in a modern way for today's radio, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
519680 3:56 Medium 125   


THE TRICK - (by Cold Manicotti)  Year: 2012
Cold Manicotti This song takes you all over the place... Hard, soft... Up and down. Driving Grunge style like Pearl Jam and STP. Relating to complete betrayal and disregard. She has left him in tatters and careless of it. Adult drama, romantic comedy, Extreme Sports. Disdain for being USED by the woman he loves. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock  
557226 3:48 Slow 64   


IT'S REALLY SOMETHING (FOUR TWENTY DREAMING) - (by Cold Manicotti)  Year: 2012
Cold Manicotti Rocking Seattle-Sounding tune in the same lines as Pearl Jam, Audio Slave or Alice In Chains. Song revolves around the sarcastic look at "first-time marijuana use" Drop-outs on their own "Pineapple Express" College Fun and College antics. Party hardy DUDE! Adult comedy, extreme sports. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock  
557197 4:13 Med Slow 95   


WOUNDED - (by Cold Manicotti)  Year: 2012
Cold Manicotti A reflective song out of the same mold as that of The Red Hot Chilli Peppers or Creed. Raw, melodic guitars and baseline with heartfelt vocals define this piece of loss and the difficulty dealing with the memory of a true loved one or best pal. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock  
557230 3:46 Med Slow 96   


COLLEGE ROCK - (by Yurikud)  Year: 2013
Yurikud Positive, driving and youthful indie rock track. Fresh and Uplifting. Great for Sports, Film or TV Series, action, Teens, any exciting action, Youtube clips, pod casts and personal use. Instrumental, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, College Rock
607588 2:17 Med Fast 132   


PIMP TOWN BLUES (FULL) - (by Ron Komie)  Year: 2013
Ron Komie Down and dirty blues funk rock track featuring smoking guitar riffs and leads. Nasty ass attitude, very street tough, urban and confidently cool. In the style of The Black Keys Electric 6 Dirtbombs Yeah Yeah Yeahs Interpol The Libertines Mos Def Gary Clark Jr Allen Stone Pecos. Instrumental, Action, Theme RnB Retro Kitsch
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
13 Mixes Available
630588 1:26 Med Fast 86   


OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS (FULL) - (by Ron Komie)  Year: 2013
Ron Komie Swaggering and tough as nails cool, this blues rock shuffle is in the style of The Black Keys and features catchy ensemble riffs, inspired lead guitar and smooth, smoky organ. Electric 6 Dirtbombs Yeah Yeah Yeahs Interpol The Libertines Arctic Monkeys Bloc Party Franz Ferdinand The Datsuns, Instrumental, Rock, Blues Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
13 Mixes Available
630541 2:41 Med Fast 133   

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