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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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BLUE TILE FLOOR - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 1998
Aaron Saloman A bouncy alternative rock song with a swinging beat and big ending. Great for running under a segment, as a stinger, or for anything requiring a hard rock track that's still upbeat and danceable. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
268547 1:00 Med Fast 138 USD $76.95  
15sec (15 second edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
353616 0:15 Med Fast 138 USD $22.95  
30sec (30 second edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
396423 0:30 Med Fast 138 USD $47.95  


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 USD $84.95  
15sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408222 0:13 Med Slow 94 USD $28.95  
Stinger A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408223 0:10 Fast USD $26.95  
Stinger B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408221 0:11 Medium 120 USD $26.95  
Stinger C - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
407387 0:07 Fast USD $26.95  
SoundPack - Rock, Hard Rock  
672723 576.2MB Mixed USD $569.95  


MUDFACE - (by Chris Hodges (LP))  Year: 2013
Chris Hodges (LP) Indie-rock / Alternative rock with guts and attitude. Guitar, drums and bass. Reckless and unruly, with a moderately energetic drive. Good for sports, stunts, dirt and grit, rocked-out parties and more, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
624922 3:03 Med Fast 130 USD $99.95  


RAZERWIRE CHEESECAKE - (by Sideway)  Year: 2015
Sideway A powerful and gripping piece of heavy, fuzzed post-rock. A catchy intro with acoustic strumming leads to a colossally heavy feelgood chorus, with a combination of distorted and bendy guitars reminiscent of My Bloody Valentine. Slow, sexy and positive. Would suit car commercials and extreme sports, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Post-Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Indie Rock, Post-Rock
727251 1:04 Med Slow 100 USD $88.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
727370 0:35 Med Slow 100 USD $49.95  
Loop A (Catchy loop) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
727372 0:10 Med Slow 100 USD $20.95  
Loop B (Rocking fuzz loop) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
727374 0:20 Med Slow 100 USD $28.95  


NO TIME TO WASTE - (by Max Brodie)  Year: 2013
Max Brodie This contemporary track is full of catchy rock drive, From the upbeat, filtered intro to the machine gun like Rock ending, Good for energetic, violent and powerful media projects, Elements of Brit rock / Alternative rock / Indie Rock / Pulp and Punk-Rock, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
591975 2:32 Very Fast 180 USD $110.95  


GOOD GOD Y'ALL (HOT DAMN) - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2013
Fab Claxton A hooky, funked up dance rock song. Take a little James Brown, mix in some Outkast, and sprinkle in some Talking Heads to taste - and you've got yourself a funk stew goin' on. Cowbell, shakers, bongos, funky guitars, synths, handclaps - this thing is a party anthem. Resistance to the funk is futile. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
17 Mixes Available
622906 2:17 Medium 120 USD $164.95  


QUIRK - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 2006
Aaron Saloman Quirky, syncopated rock piece great for running under a segment. Danceable beat, rhythmic electric guitars, with a hint of unease from synth sounds in the background. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
353758 1:00 Medium 120 USD $76.95  
Variation (45 second edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
263312 0:44 Medium 120 USD $58.95  
15sec (15 second edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
353756 0:15 Medium 120 USD $22.95  
30sec (30 second edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
353757 0:30 Medium 120 USD $47.95  


FENCED IN - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 2007
Aaron Saloman Catchy, edgy minor key rock theme with acoustic and electric guitars, in the style of the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" theme. Bouncy and danceable yet tense, makes a great show intro or theme song. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
263299 1:29 Medium 120 USD $101.95  
30sec (30 second edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
272297 0:30 Medium 120 USD $47.95  
60sec (60 second edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
272298 1:00 Medium 120 USD $76.95  
15sec (15 second edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
337397 0:15 Medium 120 USD $22.95  


AIN'T LIFE GRAND (LOOP 1) - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2014
Fab Claxton A groovy, hip song with a rolling breakbeat and jagged, overdriven guitars. A great combination of the Madchester scene with American alternative rock circa 1992. The lovechild of The Pixies and The Stone Roses. Would suit happy scenes, beer commercials, comedies, college capers. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
667490 0:11 Med Fast 90 USD $20.95  


FALLEN OFF THE RAILS - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2014
Fab Claxton A low-down, dirty rock song fusing the style of The White Stripes & Black Keys to the classic rock tones of Aerosmith & AC/DC. The guitars are filthy, the drums are rock-solid, there's a saloon piano... and the chorus explodes in psychedelic glory with a Vox Continental organ. Groovy. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
644240 2:23 Med Slow 105 USD $107.95  


LIGHTS OUT - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2016
Fab Claxton A big, bouncy alternative rock song featuring an organ in the chorus. Lots of pounding adrenaline and hands-in-the-air moments. Very energetic track with a raw, wild feel. Would be perfect for intense scenes (sports, action, getaway scenes, etc.). A cross between Nirvana, Oasis, and The Black Keys. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15 Mixes Available
802286 2:29 Med Fast 133 USD $107.95  


TALE OF WOE - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 1998
Aaron Saloman An eerie solo electric guitar figure leads into a densely-layered acoustic rock ballad, culminating in a tense chord progression. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
268549 1:00 Med Slow 92 USD $76.95  
15sec (15 second edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
353617 0:15 Med Slow 92 USD $22.95  
30sec (30 second edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
399792 0:30 Med Slow 92 USD $47.95  


SUNBURN (ALTERNATE VERSION) - (by Vagabond Beach)  Year: 2003
Vagabond Beach A somber semi acoustic tune about yearning for warmth. Warm male vocals, moody acoustic guitars and keyboard, also lots of open space. Suitable for various uses, chorus - "if only I could buy a sunburn" useful in a cold weather or emotional scene. Alternate electric version and stingers available. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Indie Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Semi Acoustic) - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
430138 2:22 Medium 117 USD $87.95  
Stinger A (63 second) - Rock, 80s Rock
454617 1:04 Medium 117 USD $105.00  
Stinger B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
446405 0:15 Med Slow USD $29.95  
Stinger C - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
505934 0:09 Med Fast 143 USD $27.95  
Variation (Semi Acoustic) - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
430138 2:22 Medium 117 USD $87.95  
Full Track (vocal) - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
430304 2:43 Medium 117 USD $45.95  


ONE DAY - (by Michele Vanni)  Year: 2009
Michele Vanni Positive feelings, hope and warmth fill this soft, alternative rock track driven by a simple guitar riff and a catchy melody. Delicate keyboards and acoustic guitars complete the atmosphere. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
323846 3:53 Medium 124 USD $183.95  


URBAN LOOP 10 SECS - (by Annie McGee)  Year: 2010
Annie McGee Electronic pop rhythmic dance track. Ideal for documentaries, commercials, product presentations and promotion, sports, advertising, radio, web, film Instrumental and t.v. hooks for car commercial,, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Ident - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
412614 0:11 Med Slow 94 USD $21.95  


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 USD $147.95  
Stinger A (Heavy Guitar Sting) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408230 0:09 Medium 110 USD $26.95  
Stinger B (Underscore Drum ) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408231 0:15 Med Fast 142 USD $29.95  
Variation (2 the Point) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
408229 1:40 Med Fast 143 USD $130.95  


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 USD $51.95  


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 USD $26.95  
15sec A (Singer Songwriter) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
775357 0:15 Medium 120 USD $20.95  
15sec B (Singer Songwriter) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
775365 0:15 Medium 120 USD $20.95  
15sec C (Background Instrumental) - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
775425 0:15 Medium 120 USD $24.95  
15sec D (Background Instrumental) - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
445118 0:16 Medium 120 USD $28.95  
15sec E (Background Instrumental) - Dramatic, Whimsical Music
775396 0:15 Medium 120 USD $24.95  


TALK TO ME (FULL INSTRUMENTAL) - (by The Tune Mill)  Year: 2011
The Tune Mill Easy groove verse with funky drums and congas chorus with light choir and electric leads Fripp tone leads in the bridge. Uplifting feel with bounce and good drive. Would work well in action sequence, planning for trip or heist, romantic flashbacks times past remembering. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Full Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
491189 4:10 Medium 110 USD $134.95  
30sec (30 Sec Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
491187 0:30 Medium 110 USD $34.95  
15sec (15 Sec Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
491186 0:16 Medium 110 USD $19.95  
60sec (60 Sec Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
491188 1:00 Medium 110 USD $54.95  
Variation A (Drums and Bass) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
491184 4:12 Medium 110 USD $139.95  
Variation B (Drum Bass Rhythm) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
491183 4:11 Medium 110 USD $139.95  
Bed (Sound Bed) - Dramatic, Contemplative Music
491190 4:11 Medium 110 USD $200.95  
Variation (Drums Only) - Drums, Drums Action Moderate
491185 4:01 Medium 110 USD $129.95  


ALTERNATIVE GRUNGE 3:54 - (by The Music Bakery)  Year: 2008
The Music Bakery Up-Tempo: The hottest trend in contemporary pop. This youth-oriented Seattle sound is saturated with rebellious guitars and recalcitrant drums. Complete with a rowdy unplugged ending. Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
279589 3:58 Med Slow 100 USD $144.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
279592 0:13 Med Slow 80 USD $22.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
279591 0:33 Med Slow 100 USD $49.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
279590 1:02 Med Slow 100 USD $88.95  


CALL ME WHEN THE HEAT DIES DOWN - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2012
Fab Claxton Upbeat college rock with a killer dance-rock beat. Jagged guitars, loud drums, and a massive amount of energy. Guaranteed to get people on the dancefloor. Would be perfect for beer commercials, college movies, comedies, and any scene requiring upbeat happy music. Has a bit of a disco flavor. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
13 Mixes Available
567797 2:24 Medium 127 USD $37.95  


GAUGE PATROL - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2014
Fab Claxton The sound of the 80s, 90s and 2000s - all rolled into one. This song combines the best parts of alt-rock, hip hop and synthpop. Very unique. It starts with a sleazy fuzz guitar riff then explodes with hip hop drums and 80s synths. Sounds like Jack White jamming with Depeche Mode and Cypress Hill. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Indie Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
672265 2:49 Medium 100 USD $117.95  
Variation (Drums and Bass only) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
672259 2:49 Medium 100 USD $58.95  
Loop A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
672260 0:39 Medium 100 USD $23.95  
Loop B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
672261 0:39 Medium 100 USD $23.95  
Variation A (No Percussion) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
672262 2:49 Medium 100 USD $58.95  
Variation B (Percussion Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
672263 2:49 Medium 100 USD $58.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
672264 0:16 Medium 100 USD $13.95  


ALTERNATIVE ANGST 3:19 - (by The Music Bakery)  Year: 2008
The Music Bakery Up-Tempo: This dark, emotional Seattle-rock track personifies adoloscent trauma, a loss of innocence, and emotional conflict. Ripe for scenes challenging authority, or questioning the meaning of life. Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
279994 3:21 Medium 120 USD $134.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
279995 1:04 Medium 120 USD $88.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
279997 0:13 Medium 121 USD $22.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
279996 0:33 Medium 120 USD $49.95  


GAMECHANGER - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2015
Fab Claxton A loud, brash, energetic indie rock song in the style of The Black Keys, Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys and T. Rex. Has elements of glam rock, British blues rock, and alternative rock. Pounding drums, claps, organ, electric piano, and some scuzzy, fuzzy guitars. Perfect for sports, action, gangster/crime. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
16 Mixes Available
761437 2:30 Medium 125 USD $107.95  


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 USD $107.95  


TRIED TO MEET YOU HALFWAY - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2012
Fab Claxton A greasy indie rock track in the style of The White Stripes and The Black Keys, with a little Hendrix thrown in. Minimal instrumentation, loud drums, and dirty guitars combine to create a dark, sleazy atmosphere. Would suit beer commercials, darker scenes, romantic drama, college troubles, bars. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
567803 3:54 Med Slow 95 USD $77.95  


FREESTYLE - (by Frank Wolf)  Year: 2013
Frank Wolf Alternative Rock track with a tricky groovy guitar lick and a driving chorus section in the style of Rage Against The Machine and Audioslave. Perfect for all active and crazy fun programs like Extreme Sports, Youth, TV, Promo, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
621443 1:48 Medium 118 USD $44.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
621444 0:31 Medium 121 USD $20.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
621445 1:00 Medium 118 USD $30.95  
Loop A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
621446 0:19 Medium 118 USD $26.95  
Loop B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
621447 0:17 Medium 118 USD $26.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
621448 0:03 Medium 118 USD $18.95  


DEAD BUTTERFLIES - (by Vagabond Beach)  Year: 2007
Vagabond Beach A modern rock song ala U2, Coldplay, Radiohead about a man and an 8 year old girl walking through a park in a very polluted world. The little girl asks why the butterfly died and the man can't explain and feels guilt. Raspy male vocals, great guitars, driving drums & simple piano. Instrumental/sting, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Indie Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (vocal) - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
365728 2:51 Med Fast 130 USD $47.95  
Stinger (14 second) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
454057 0:14 Med Fast 130 USD $29.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
484925 2:55 Med Fast 130 USD $147.95  


RATM STYLE LOOP - (by Yurikud)  Year: 2013
Yurikud Groovy, high energy loop featuring electric guitar, bass, and drums. Hard and driving guitar riffs combine with powerful drums. Great for intense action, sports, extreme sports, video games, animation, credits, presentations, advertising. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
606090 0:20 Med Slow 96 USD $23.95  


FIGHT IT ON YOUR OWN - (by Max Brodie)  Year: 2013
Max Brodie Indie rock track with attitude, Slight punk or pulp influence, Reckless and gutsy, Sports / Motorsports / Jackass type stunts / Bad attitude / Rebellious,, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
591399 3:11 Med Fast 146 USD $214.95  


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