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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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GHETTO ENDZ - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Bond style rock track, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408232 1:54 Medium   
Variation (2 the Point) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408233 0:50 Medium   


CHEMICAL ALI - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy 90's rock track, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408236 2:09 Fast   
Variation A (Underscore) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408239 1:48 Fast   
Variation B (Drums Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408238 1:10 Fast   


HELLBENT - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Impending film score, Henry Gorman. Mysterious and eerie with a modern dance beat foundation. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408201 2:05 Medium   
Variation A (Underscore) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408203 1:44 Med Slow 90   
Variation B (Power Edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408202 1:28 Medium   


FEEDER FRENZY - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Thrash rock track with brass, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408234 1:48 Med Fast 148   
Variation (Underscore) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408235 1:47 Med Fast 148   


RAW RUFF & ROCK - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Fast raw gritty street-smart edgy Indie rock grind with power drums and guitar. Perfect for Dog Town, Venice beach, skater punk, extreme sports and upbeat rock guitar promos, by Anthony James, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
407368 0:41 Slow 76   
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
407367 0:32 Slow 76   


JUNGLE WARFARE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Dark energetic rock track, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408211 2:04 Med Fast 140   
Variation A (Drums Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408213 2:01 Medium   
Variation B (Underscore) - Science Fiction, Sci-Fi Action Intense  
408212 0:48 Med Fast 140   


BINDING DARKNESS - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Menacing rock track, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408204 1:30 Med Fast   
Variation (Underscore) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408205 1:40 Med Fast   


INDIE ACTION (ROCK) - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Fast energetic rock promo with driving drums and bass, with edgy electric guitar. Perfect for scenes of short fast action or intensity, on the move, motivated and no stopping 'til Brooklyn. By Anthony James, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
407336 1:03 Med Fast 143   
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
407337 0:31 Med Fast 143   


GREGORY'S BANE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Epic Film Score, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408228 2:23 Med Fast   
Stinger A (Heavy Guitar Sting) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408230 0:09 Medium 110   
Stinger B (Underscore Drum ) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408231 0:15 Med Fast 142   
Variation (2 the Point) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408229 1:40 Med Fast 143   


BITTERSWEET BATTLE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Creepy Rock track, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408242 1:38 Medium   
Variation (Underscore) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408243 1:17 Medium   


ROCKIN PROMO - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Upbeat pop rock track. Artist: Anthony James, Instrumental, Pop, Euro-Pop
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed - Pop, Euro-Pop  
408341 0:51 Med Fast 143   
15sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408222 0:13 Med Slow 94   
Stinger A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408223 0:10 Fast   
Stinger B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408221 0:11 Medium 120   
Stinger C - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
407387 0:07 Fast   
SoundPack - Rock, Hard Rock  
672723 576.2MB Mixed   


HEATSEEKER - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Menacing film score, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408246 2:00 Medium   
Variation (Drums Only) - Drums, Rock Drums  
408247 0:54 Med Slow 104   


ROCKET SCIENCE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2014
Music Candy Pacey, energetic alternative rock track with melodic overlays lending an inspired, emotional quality. Attention grabbing, great for selling designer clothes, rom-com, luxury high society products which are all highly individualized, as is this cool track. Amplified, by Tobias James. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671064 3:24 Med Slow 85   
60sec (60 secs 1) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671065 0:57 Med Slow 85   
Variation (60 secs 2) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671066 1:09 Med Slow 85   
30sec A (30 secs 1) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671067 0:36 Med Slow 85   
30sec B (30 secs 2) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671068 0:35 Med Slow 85   


FLIGHT - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Impending film score, Henry Gorman, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408244 1:39 Medium   
Variation (Underscore) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408245 1:40 Medium   


FLY - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Sexy Rock/funk Track. Lenny Kravitz style. Dirty guitar, sexy rhythm and cool as it gets guitar solo in middle section. This track will get the girls moving. Perfect for film, promos and gaming. Strip joint, seedy pole dance or lap dancing. Open 24, hard shagging scenes... Suroor Goodenough, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408082 2:12 Medium 108   


DUST TRAILS - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2014
Music Candy A light, guitar-driven indie rock piece. A nostalgic yet lifting feel with echoing arpeggios. Light, airy and filled with cheerful thoughts, something to look forward to. TV/ Film, adventure sports, health/ organic products spots. Amplified, by Tobias James. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671080 3:15 Med Slow 100   
60sec (60 secs) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671081 1:00 Fast 150   
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671080 3:15 Med Slow 100   
30sec (30 secs) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671082 0:30 Med Slow 100   


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, Action, Impending Rock & Metal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Action, Impending Rock & Metal  
495733 2:07 Med Fast 148   
Variation (45 sec) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
495735 0:47 Med Fast 148   
30sec - Sports, Sports Energizing Music  
495734 0:32 Med Fast 148   


BEST FRIENDS VARIATION B 60 SEC - (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, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
495749 1:11 Med Fast 148   


ROCK ON - (by Wolftooth)  Year: 2015
Wolftooth Uptempo and adventurous piece of indie rock. Hip and cool electro back beat propels this track forward. Sounds like The Strokes or Foo Fighters. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
741659 2:10 Fast 152   
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
741658 0:04 Fast 152   
Bed - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
741655 2:10 Fast 152   
Variation A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
741656 2:09 Fast 152   
Variation B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
741657 2:10 Fast 152   


WHEN MACHINES EAT - (by The Whole Bolivian Army)  Year: 2006
The Whole Bolivian Army Haunting, ethereal indie pop song featuring sensual female vocals, The Edge-like guitar, brooding piano, and several ghostly loops and effects. Reminiscent of Kate Bush, Tori Amos, Garbage. Lyrics explore the limits of modern technology. Suitable for drama, thrillers, high-tech, sci-fi, horror. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
383332 5:06 Med Slow 90   
Variation - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
403091 4:58 Med Slow 90   


KEEP ON - (by The Whole Bolivian Army)  Year: 2006
The Whole Bolivian Army This epic indie rock ballad features passionate female vocals, The Edge-like guitars, and old-school instruments (Hammond B-3, rotating Leslie speaker). Delicate one moment, powerful the next, vocals are reminiscent of Tori Amos, Annie Lennox, and Ann Wilson. A song about keeping on, no matter what. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
388904 3:34 Med Slow 88   
Variation - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
403806 3:19 Med Slow 88   


MO SONG - (by Brandon Patton)  Year: 2009
Brandon Patton Quirky and fun teen "hang out" song. Cute chorus and fun verses, and an interesting mix of Acoustic and Electric Guitars. Male 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
384135 4:32 Med Slow 80   
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
389122 0:55 Slow 78   


THE KISS THAT KILLS - (by Doofer)  Year: 2010
Doofer Indie- Pop,Rock with layers of interesting Male Vocals. Young love with a kiss that kills that is all he needs. Sounds like Ramones, Blink 182, Green Day, Abba, Blondie, Cars. Mixed Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
390181 1:01 Med Fast 142   


VOID IF REMOVED - (by Orko)  Year: 2009
Orko Dark and menacing guitar intro, pleading Vocals convey a sense of regret and anger. Texture Guitars help convey this bleak picture. Sounds like Muse, Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, Portishead. Male Vocals, Rock, Rock (pending cat.)
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Rock (pending cat.)
386004 5:26 Med Slow 86   
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
389147 1:02 Med Slow 86   


NO MONEY DOWN - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2003
Michael Corn Melodic alt/pop rock w/modern & classic influences ala Wallflowers, Nickelback, Weezer, Everclear, The Pretenders. Male lead voc. Lyrics are a humorous look at the life of an alcoholic. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
242830 3:45 Medium 108   
Variation (Instrumental mix) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
243089 1:18 Medium 108   


THE HUNGER - (by Stiff Kittens)  Year: 2010
Stiff Kittens Classic 70 's style riff with Punk attitude and powerful Drumming. Catchy chorus, Car driving music. Sounds like Radiohead, Black Sabbath, U2, AC,DC, Toadies. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
390402 4:06 Fast 155   



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