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The term alternative music (also often known as alternative rock) was coined in the early 1980s to describe bands which didn't fit into the mainstream genres of the time. Bands dubbed "alternative" could be most any style not typically heard on the radio; however, most alternative bands were unified by their collective debt to punk. Important bands of the '80s alternative movement included R.E.M., Sonic Youth, The Smiths, Pixies, Hüsker Dü, The Cure, and countless others. Artists largely were confined to indie record labels, building an extensive underground music scene based around college radio, fanzines, touring, and word-of-mouth. Although these groups never generated spectacular album s ... Read More


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BRAND NEW WAY - (by Michele Vanni)  Year: 2013
Michele Vanni Acoustic guitars strum a short intro before this track explodes in a powerful, if a bit melancholic, Alt Rock anthem with a simple but memorable melody carried by electric guitars and male voices. Wall of Sound choruses contrast with a softer verse and bridge that build up to the climax once again. Vocal Pads, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
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595037 3:13 Slow 78   



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