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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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COOL JAMS 3 - (by The Crossing)  Year: 2016
The Crossing A cool, hip, and funky instrumental piece featuring guitars, slick bass, horns, keyboards, and jamming drums. Works well with modern advertising like phones, fashion, automotive, and technology, good times & party film and TV scenes, reality shows, sports highlights, workout, and video games. Instrumental, Rock, Boogie Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Boogie Rock
475946 1:20 Med Slow 100   
Variation - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
795095 1:20 Med Slow 100   
15sec - Rock, Pop Rock
795097 0:17 Med Slow 100   
30sec - Rock, Funk Rock
502372 0:32 Med Slow 100   
Stinger - Indie Rock, Jam Bands
475950 0:10 Med Slow 100   
30sec - Sports, Sports Inspiration Music
795096 0:32 Med Slow 100   
15sec - Indie Rock, Indie Pop
795098 0:17 Med Slow 100   


WASTED YOUTH - (by Joe Vercillo)  Year: 2015
Joe Vercillo Fast, hard-driving, energetic inspirational punk rock song with a catchy hook. Great for sports highlight montage (Hockey, Skateboarding, Surfing) Similar artists: Nirvana, Offspring, Green Day, The Clash, The Ramones, Panic At The Disco! Weezer, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
795071 3:18 Fast 160   


LIP READER - (by Joe Vercillo)  Year: 2015
Joe Vercillo Fast, hard-driving, energetic inspirational punk rock song with a catchy hook. Great for sports highlight montage (Hockey, Skateboarding, Surfing) Similar artists: Nirvana, Offspring, Green Day, The Clash, The Ramones, Panic At The Disco! Weezer, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
795070 2:35 Very Fast 203   


KID CHOLESTEROL - (by Joe Vercillo)  Year: 2015
Joe Vercillo Fast, hard-driving, energetic inspirational punk rock grunge song with a catchy hook. Great for sports highlight montage (Hockey, Skateboarding, Surfing) Similar artists: Nirvana, Offspring, Green Day, The Clash, The Ramones, Panic At The Disco! Weezer, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
795069 2:29 Very Fast 220   


TO LIAM - (by Doug Kidder)  Year: 2016
Doug Kidder To my sweet little grandson - I love you Honey to the moon and back infinite times forever "My Personal Message To My Grandson" basic rock/pop featuring guitar organ bass drums and vocals suitable for broadcast TV/Internet/Film, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794338 4:44 Medium 115   
Variation A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794336 4:44 Medium 115   
Variation B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794335 4:44 Medium 115   
Variation C - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794339 4:44 Medium 115   
Variation D - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794340 4:44 Medium 115   
Variation E - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794341 4:44 Medium 115   
Variation F - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794337 4:44 Medium 115   


STOP RUNNING AROUND - (by Doug Kidder)  Year: 2016
Doug Kidder Hard to classify genre rock ballad-ish featuring lap steel piano pegged distorted rubber band guitar pushing the needle at times bass drums combine to give a nearly anthem like feel simple lyrics reflecting the title with great big backing vocals suitable for broadcast Film/TV/Internet, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794333 3:42 Med Slow 90   
Variation A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794332 3:42 Med Slow 90   
Variation B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794334 3:42 Med Slow 90   
Variation C - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794331 3:42 Med Slow 90   
Variation D (0 eq/comp) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794330 3:42 Med Slow 90   


TEENAGE GENERATION - (by Alexey Maximov)  Year: 2016
Alexey Maximov Energetic youth oriented alternative rock track featuring electric guitars, bass, drums. Works perfect in sport, advertising, teenage oriented projects among other multimedia projects and aaplications, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
794246 2:13 Med Fast 140   


TRIUMPH ROCK ANTHEM - (by Alexey Maximov)  Year: 2016
Alexey Maximov Energetic, exciting and emotional rock track featuring electric guitars (overdriven), clean guitar, guitar solo, bass, drums, piano and cinematic strings. This track reflects happiness and delight and after the victory (sport, business and others). Works perfect in sport, advertising, commercials, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
787778 2:03 Med Fast 130   


FILTHY FIGURE SKATER - (by AML Creative)  Year: 2008
AML Creative Upbeat bluesy sounding alternative rock crossover track. Female vocals. Deals with themes of cheating and infidelity. Really rocks out in the chorus. Similar feeling at times to Reef "Put your hands up". Good for scenes such as southern style road movies, biker and bike ride types of situations, Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock  Caution: Explicit Lyrics
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
777276 4:07 Med Fast   


HOME (15SEC) - (by Stan Tristan)  Year: 2010
Stan Tristan Written for Hotel & Resort commercials, this catchy stinger will grab you and make you want to go on a road trip just so you can stay in a nice hotel. Think of John Candy and Steve Martin in "Planes Trains and Automobiles" as they go romping through the countryside making memories & making us laugh! Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15sec (Singer Songwriter) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
445116 0:16 Medium 120   
15sec A (Singer Songwriter) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
775357 0:15 Medium 120   
15sec B (Singer Songwriter) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
775365 0:15 Medium 120   
15sec C (Background Instrumental) - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
775425 0:15 Medium 120   
15sec D (Background Instrumental) - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
445118 0:16 Medium 120   
15sec E (Background Instrumental) - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
775396 0:15 Medium 120   


TIME TO DIE ALONE - (by Guido Gavazzi)  Year: 2016
Guido Gavazzi A sad, lonely song about being alone, in a dangerous situation. Solo guitar with some light pulsating electronic elements. Buddy movie, urban angst, film opening, nostalgic, crime. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Garage Rock, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
774467 2:07 Slow 74   


TRAVEL DIARY INSTRUMENTAL - (by Dream Vampires)  Year: 2013
Dream Vampires An interesting fluid track with loads of presence and mobility to define the need to just get up and go To move freely without constraint towards a new destination and disregard the limitations of the past. Filled with strong melodic guitars and some great slide and pedal steel work throughout. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
764847 2:24 Med Fast 123   


PAINTED LADY - (by Dream Vampires)  Year: 2015
Dream Vampires An energetic and edgy piece with a powerful change in tempo and time signature after the first chorus hook. A brooding and darker piece about fear of not knowing what's around the corner. A delicate male vocal delivery that escalates to a greater sense of urgency and a desire to find closure. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
764817 3:49 Mixed 143   
Variation - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
764840 3:35 Mixed 143   


STRANGE DAYS - (by Dream Vampires)  Year: 2013
Dream Vampires A search for truth and purity in all of us and the desire to be better than who we are on the surface. An acoustic piece to set the mood and then breaks out to a power rock number with a dual male vocal delivery and a soaring and engaging vocal melody that empowers the listener to look deeper. Male Vocals, Rock, Modern Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Modern Rock
764675 4:53 Med Fast 98   
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
764836 4:53 Med Fast 147   


ROCKET LAUNCHER - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2015
Fab Claxton This adrenaline rush rock track is perfect for action, sports, or anything needing a high-energy soundtrack. Combines the radio ready rock sound of The Foo Fighters with the poppier side of The Pixies. Positive, powerful, and pounding. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
14 Mixes Available
764009 2:03 Med Fast 130   


MIDNIGHT GROOVE - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2015
Fab Claxton This groovy alternative rock track is filled with attitude and swagger. A glam rock beat and a throbbing bassline lay the foundation for a filthy Black Keys' style guitar riff and some quirky Farfisa organ. Perfect for sports, pop culture, or anything requiring a cool, cocky attitude. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
14 Mixes Available
762323 2:37 Med Slow 88   



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