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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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FAT MOMMA STOLE MY BOOTY - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2013
Fab Claxton A full-throttle punk explosion with wild drums, jagged guitars, piano, organ, and even a theremin. The song blasts off at a brisk pace, then slows down for a piano interlude, then back up to full speed again. Would suit wild scenes, parties, getaways. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608598 2:54 Mixed 179 USD $121.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608599 2:54 Mixed 179 USD $121.95  


RUN FROM YOURSELF - (by Cary Kanno)  Year: 2009
Cary Kanno A edgy and well written Pop rock song about being comfortable in your own skin. There are also theme elements of hypocrisy in society. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Indie Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (rock) - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
379615 3:24 Med Slow 91 USD $62.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608332 3:25 Med Slow 92 USD $122.95  


NOT WELL - (by Cary Kanno)  Year: 2009
Cary Kanno A bittersweet ballad featuring moody keyboards, and insightful lyrics. About trying to see the good in people but having a hard time. Told from the vantage point of one lover confiding in another. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Indie Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Slow Rock song) - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
379612 3:56 Med Slow 90 USD $131.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608331 3:56 Med Slow 95 USD $132.95  


MAKE IT THROUGH - (by Cary Kanno)  Year: 2009
Cary Kanno Song Topics: An acoustic rock ballad set to a hip hop beat. It's a song with double meaning... a psychedelic drug trip and a Failed relationship. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, Alternative Rap
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Hip Hop Ballad) - Hip Hop, Alternative Rap
379611 5:31 Medium 122 USD $144.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608330 5:33 Slow 62 USD $153.95  


HITTIN THE END - (by Cary Kanno)  Year: 2009
Cary Kanno about the desire to go back to your roots. Find a simple life and be happy in middle America. The urge to leave the city life and trade it in for a rural lifestyle. Male Vocals, Singer/Songwriter, Indie Singer-Songwriter
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (acoustic rock) - Singer/Songwriter, Indie Singer-Songwriter
379607 4:06 Med Slow 100 USD $134.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608328 4:07 Medium 109 USD $132.95  


HILBILLY WILLY - (by Cary Kanno)  Year: 2009
Cary Kanno a quirky tale of a love affair and a jealous controlling boyfriend who two lovers are running from. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (romance) - Indie Rock, College Rock
379606 4:05 Medium 122 USD $67.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608327 4:05 Medium 110 USD $147.95  


HER IMPUDENCE CAN'T BE KNOWN - (by Cary Kanno)  Year: 2009
Cary Kanno A song about a tantalizing woman and the ex-boyfried who can't get over her. Male Vocals, Pop, Tropical Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Breakup song) - Pop, Tropical Rock
379605 3:44 Medium 106 USD $130.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608326 3:42 Medium 107 USD $132.95  


FREEDOMS THE LAST THING - (by Cary Kanno)  Year: 2009
Cary Kanno a song about difficulty talking to people. Also about thinking you want to be single when you really need someone. And about being stuck in the same job, hanging around the same people, being stuck in your life. Male Vocals, Rock, Roots Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Roots Rock
379604 3:41 Slow 70 USD $183.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608324 3:42 Slow 72 USD $132.95  


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 USD $153.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608323 3:18 Medium 125 USD $110.95  


AND HE TRIED - (by Cary Kanno)  Year: 2009
Cary Kanno A struggling blue collar worker with a family. Alcoholic Addict. Male vocals, with poignant lyrics about the difficulty of addictions. Intervention, country stories of hardship and family dysfunction. Emotional soulful refusal to change. He is what he is, and feels misunderstood-we have heard this! Male Vocals, Rock, Soft Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal Version) - Rock, Soft Rock
379563 3:08 Mixed 140 USD $173.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608321 3:47 Med Fast 148 USD $147.95  


ALL ALONG - (by Cary Kanno)  Year: 2009
Cary Kanno a song about finding love and wishing you had been with that person all your life. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Love song) - Indie Rock, College Rock
379601 3:39 Med Fast 148 USD $62.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
608320 3:36 Med Fast 148 USD $122.95  


HORIZON - (by The Valery Trails)  Year: 2012
The Valery Trails Off-kilter rhythm paired with big guitar hooks and multiple looping melodies (including an e-bow riff reminiscent of new-wave synth). Lyrics are alternately cynical and hopeful. Good for sports and dramatic or action scenes. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
607755 4:49 Med Fast 111 USD $78.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
607788 4:49 Med Fast 111 USD $54.95  


WATCH OUT - (by The Crossing)  Year: 2016
The Crossing A driving, uptempo, and energetic modern alternative rock track featuring big guitars, heavy bass, and pounding drums. Attitude and swagger. Works well with cool and tough themes, such as action, extreme sports, combat, crime, and determination. Also great for youthful advertising and programming. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
606739 2:01 Fast 150 USD $98.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
797323 1:04 Fast 150 USD $67.95  
Stinger - Rock, Modern Rock
797325 0:07 Fast 150 USD $9.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, College Rock
797321 0:33 Fast 150 USD $37.95  
Variation - Indie Rock, Pop Punk
797322 2:01 Fast 150 USD $74.95  
15sec - Sports, Sports Energizing Music
797324 0:20 Fast 150 USD $21.95  
30sec - Rock, Arena Rock
606741 0:34 Fast 150 USD $38.95  


SEX DRUGS ROCK'N'ROLL - (by Alexey Maximov)  Year: 2013
Alexey Maximov Positive, rowdy alternative rock track with powerful guitar riffs and catchy solo. Works great in commercials, TV, live performance, footage, AE scores and other commercial and personal visual projects, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
606644 2:15 Medium 120 USD $102.95  


SIREN - (by The Whole Bolivian Army)  Year: 2013
The Whole Bolivian Army Old-school U2 guitar riffs meet sultry female vocals and modern production in this indie rocker. Dynamic arrangement includes grungy breakdown and cello solo. Lyrics explore the Greek legend of sirens luring ships to the rocks. Suitable for action, drama, seduction, 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
606181 4:40 Med Fast 134 USD $143.95  


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  


BREATHE - (by Homemadesoul)  Year: 2012
Homemadesoul A grungy, dirty track with an industrial feel. It's foundation is a hard, old sounding piano accented by guitars, and electro noise. It would be perfect for a reflective scene in a movie or a commercial ad. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
605575 2:55 Medium 110 USD $98.95  


VERTIGO - (by Frank Wolf)  Year: 2013
Frank Wolf Active and rhythmic Alternative Rock track in the style of Audioslave. Guitar driven and up-tempo. Fits all action-packed footage like sports, car ad's etc. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
605228 2:14 Medium 124 USD $93.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
605231 1:00 Medium 124 USD $60.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
605230 0:30 Medium 126 USD $35.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
605232 0:04 Medium 124 USD $16.95  


GO DOWN - (by The Whole Bolivian Army)  Year: 2013
The Whole Bolivian Army Gorgeous dual female vocals + tasty instrumentation = epic indie rock. A playful intro builds steadily toward a powerful, full-throated outro. Lyrics explore life in a slaughterhouse from the cow’s perspective but are open to interpretation. Drama, documentary, animal rights. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
604639 7:23 Slow 68 USD $156.95  


ALT POP FUN - (by Kevin M. Baumgard)  Year: 2013
Kevin M. Baumgard Upbeat, fun and driving alternative pop track with a whimsical glockenspiel melody. Also featured are drums, bass guitar, electric guitar and electric piano. Great track for technology ads, comedy, hipster commercials. Playful scenes and advertisements. Travel and new product launch. Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
603647 1:10 Very Fast 176 USD $116.95  
Variation (no melody) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
603649 1:10 Very Fast 176 USD $81.95  
30sec - Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
603650 0:37 Very Fast 176 USD $70.95  
Loop - Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
603651 0:11 Very Fast 176 USD $28.95  
Stinger - Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
603652 0:10 Very Fast 176 USD $30.95  


ALT POP FUN - (by Kevin M. Baumgard)  Year: 2013
Kevin M. Baumgard Upbeat, fun and driving alternative pop track with a whimsical glockenspiel melody. Also featured are drums, bass guitar, electric guitar and electric piano. Great track for technology ads, comedy, hipster commercials. Playful scenes and advertisements. Travel and new product launch. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
603648 1:10 Very Fast 176 USD $116.95  
Variation (no melody) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
603649 1:10 Very Fast 176 USD $81.95  
30sec - Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
603650 0:37 Very Fast 176 USD $70.95  
Loop - Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
603651 0:11 Very Fast 176 USD $28.95  
Stinger - Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
603652 0:10 Very Fast 176 USD $30.95  


RELIEVED - (by Charlie DeYoung)  Year: 2002
Charlie DeYoung Guitar oriented rock instrumental with a very somber feel but with big dramatic builds, plenty of tension and release. Perfect for any dramatic scene in TV/Movie/Video. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
601981 3:51 Medium 115 USD $499.95  


UP AND DOWN - (by Charlie DeYoung)  Year: 2013
Charlie DeYoung Guitar driven alternative rock instrumental with tremolo guitar would work well with any upbeat, positive, fun scene in TV/Film/Video. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
601832 2:49 Med Fast 130 USD $199.95  


SLINGER - (by Charlie DeYoung)  Year: 2013
Charlie DeYoung Driving Guitar heavy Alternative Rock Instrumental would work well with any Action, Adventure, Club, Party, Concert, Hip alternative rock Scene in TV/Film/Video. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
601831 3:04 Medium 124 USD $299.95  


JUST A BIT OF FUN - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2010
Michael Corn Instrumental acoustic indie pop/rock ala The Shins, The Faces, The Fratellis, Elliot Smith. Happy, playful mood - some whistling too. Perfect for film/tv cues. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
379303 0:31 Fast 150 USD $264.98  
Variation - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
379302 0:31 Fast 151 USD $264.98  
Full Track (2 min edit) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
601652 2:00 Fast 150 USD $659.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
545618 1:01 Fast 150 USD $455.95  


USE ME - (by Kally O'Mally)  Year: 2007
Kally O’Mally This track features a dark ethereal feel, intelligent survival oriented lyrics and solid musicianship. It leads with an instantly recognizable drum intro that grabs the listener right away. Lush harmonies and wistful electrically charged vocals. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal version) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
601720 3:49 Medium 110 USD $96.95  
SoundPack - Rock, Pop Rock
615336 91.6MB Slow 78 USD $122.95  
Variation (2 minute version) - Rock, Pop Rock
628824 2:03 Medium 110 USD $58.95  
15sec (15 sec version) - Rock, Pop Rock
628825 0:16 Medium 110 USD $12.95  
Variation (40 second version) - Rock, Pop Rock
628826 0:40 Medium 110 USD $26.95  
Loop (Hook Loop) - Rock, Pop Rock
628829 0:52 Medium 110 USD $34.95  
30sec (Intro 27 seconds) - Rock, Pop Rock
628830 0:28 Medium 110 USD $20.95  
60sec (60 second version) - Rock, Pop Rock
628827 1:01 Medium 110 USD $25.95  


DEATH OF A THIEF - (by The Whole Bolivian Army)  Year: 1999
The Whole Bolivian Army This brooding indie rock song features passionate-yet-vulnerable female vocals, a dynamic arrangement, and lush production. Reminiscent of Aimee Mann, the Sundays, 10,000 Maniacs. Murky lyrics open to multiple interpretations. Suitable for action, drama, romance, relationships. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
601239 3:48 Medium 122 USD $129.95  


DRIFT - (by Frank Wolf)  Year: 2013
Frank Wolf Guitar driven Alternative Rock track in the style of Foo Fighters, Wolfmother etc. Very active and dynamic. Contains calmer rhythmic guitar licks for an edgy feel. Great for Sports, Extreme Sports, TV, Film, Ad, Instrumental, Rock, Hard Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Hard Rock
595820 2:05 Very Fast 176 USD $90.95  
30sec A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
595822 0:31 Very Fast 176 USD $35.95  
30sec B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
595823 0:31 Very Fast 176 USD $35.95  
60sec A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
595824 1:01 Very Fast 176 USD $74.95  
60sec B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
595825 1:01 Very Fast 176 USD $74.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
595826 0:02 Very Fast 176 USD $16.95  


TROUBLE - (by Frank Wolf)  Year: 2012
Frank Wolf Active guitar driven Alternative Rock instrumental in the style of Foo Fighters. Has a nice Garage Rock feel. Ideal for Action/Adventure Underscore, Sports, Commercials, Reality TV. Instrumental, Rock, Hard Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Hard Rock
595805 1:52 Med Fast 147 USD $85.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
595807 0:30 Med Fast 147 USD $35.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
595808 1:00 Med Fast 147 USD $60.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
595809 0:04 Med Fast 147 USD $16.95  


SMALL MEN NEED FEAR - (by The Whole Bolivian Army)  Year: 2013
The Whole Bolivian Army This upbeat, energetic indie rock song features fiery female vocals, heavy guitars, and a dynamic arrangement. Silversun Pickups, REM, Black Sabbath, and "Achtung Baby"-era U2 all rolled into one explosive track. Lyrics explore war and men in power. Suitable for action, war, politics, drama, sports. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
595498 4:44 Med Fast 130 USD $143.95  
Variation A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
595495 4:41 Med Fast 130 USD $147.95  
Variation B - Rock, Hard Rock
595497 1:18 Med Fast 130 USD $81.95  
Variation C - Rock, Modern Rock
595496 0:45 Med Fast 130 USD $49.95  


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
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
12 Mixes Available
595037 3:13 Slow 78 USD $115.95  


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