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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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ROCK THIS PLACE - (by Jonas Hornqvist)  Year: 2014
Jonas Hornqvist Smoking hot, energetic and uplifting rock track in the vein of The Hives, Wolfmother, Kaiser Chiefs, The Strokes, White Stripes. Driving guitars, solid bass and pumping drums. Great track for beer commercial, tv shows, fashion, adverts, background music, corporate, DVD, sports, websites Nascar. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (Driving guitar rock) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
703772 1:01 Med Fast 140 USD $81.95  


SHADOWS IN THE FORESTS (DARK POST ROCK) - (by Ntinos Tselis)  Year: 2014
Ntinos Tselis A track with an ominous, threatening vibe. Strange ambient sounds and drums are combined with a classic smoky electric bass creating a strange and full of anticipation, suspense feeling. Ideal for film soundtracks, is unique for action and suspense scenes. Sounds like John Murphy, Pink Floyd, Cure, Instrumental, Rock, Ambient Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Ambient Rock
703024 2:06 Med Fast 131 USD $48.95  
Variation A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
703027 2:06 Med Fast 131 USD $47.95  
Variation B - Action, Impending Gothic
703029 2:06 Med Fast 134 USD $62.95  
Variation C - Rock, Ambient Rock
703026 2:06 Med Fast 131 USD $48.95  


STEADY BRAWL - (by Wolftooth)  Year: 2014
Wolftooth Punchy and strong hard rock alternative track sounds like Foo Fighters. Great for impending battle, sports, classic cars, hot rods, celebrations, college, bar scene, hipsters, makeouts, young love. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
701509 2:26 Medium 124 USD $163.95  
Bed - Rock, Modern Rock
701490 2:26 Medium 124 USD $163.95  


INDIE DAYDREAM - (by CitySound)  Year: 2014
CitySound A driving electronic indie rock piece inspired by The Killers. Features a fun, quirky synth melody and a repeating glockenspiel/piano motif. Hard hitting drums and distorted guitars rock out as the piece crescendos to an emotional climax. Perfect for commercials needing modern, edgy, positive vibes. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
700973 1:13 Medium 125 USD $67.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
716719 0:31 Medium 125 USD $31.95  


I FEEL LUCKY - (by The Rockin' Cinders)  Year: 2005
The Rockin' Cinders Carefree happy pop/rock song with a great lyric catchy melody and filled with youthful energy. This feel good alternative classic very well conveys the spirit of not having a care in the world... You've heard this sound in top of the line car commercials.. the fresh groove ultra cool guitar.. Get it, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal HD) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
700921 3:07 Medium 114 USD $166.95  


THE SIREN, SHE SPEAKS WITH KNIVES - (by Shadrick Beechem)  Year: 2014
Shadrick Beechem A beautiful post/alternative rock track starting off with atmospheric guitar chords that flow into a grooving verse with slick bass lines and chill guitar, that eventually swell into a powerful emotional chorus. Perfect for any melancholy or emotional scene. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
696623 3:31 Med Fast 140 USD $74.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Experimental Rock
696636 0:31 USD $31.95  
60sec A - Indie Rock, Post-Rock
696635 1:25 Med Fast 140 USD $67.95  
60sec B - Rock, Ambient Rock
696634 0:55 Med Slow 93 USD $54.95  


DAUGHTERS AND SONS - (by Dean Graham Wolfe)  Year: 2013
Dean Graham Wolfe Anti-corruption indie pop rock anthem, anticipating change, pro democratic, power to the people, marching united, combatting unfairness, Great for anti-corporate or civil rights documentary, product emphasizing fair trade, equality of sexes or rights of indigenous peoples, levelling status of all, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Garage Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (full vocals version) - Indie Rock, Garage Rock
689664 3:32 Med Fast 130 USD $115.95  
Variation (no vocals version) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
689669 3:32 Med Fast 130 USD $115.95  
Loop (spicy version) - Rock, Anthem Rock
695537 0:41 Medium 129 USD $41.95  


UPBEAT ALT - (by Michael Musco)  Year: 2017
Michael Musco This upbeat alternative music combines a fun style with positive energy. The electric guitars strum a vibrant rhythm while the wild synthesizer melody dances over the piano and bass. This music is perfect for animation, television, ads, explainers, infomercials and much more. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
858884 3:20 Medium 120 USD $103.95  
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
689509 3:19 Medium 120 USD $51.95  


EVERY DAY LIFE - (by Alexey Maximov)  Year: 2014
Alexey Maximov Upbeat, positive and lite indie rock / britpop instrumental audio featuring electric guitars, bass guitar and drums. Works great in advertisement, film, video scores and other business and non-profit projects, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
689194 2:11 Medium 120 USD $93.95  


INVISIBLE IMITATIONS FROM MARS - (by Chris Rivedal)  Year: 2014
Chris Rivedal Energizing upbeat rock instrumental for that sleek, sporty car commercial or promo. Fast, sexy and to the point. Catchy, guitar driven and overall perfect for visuals that need an energetic underscore. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
687746 2:32 Fast 168 USD $74.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
849908 0:31 Fast 168 USD $37.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
849909 1:01 Fast 168 USD $67.95  
15sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
849907 0:15 Fast 168 USD $17.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
849906 0:09 Fast 168 USD $16.95  


GRUNGE GRUDGE [ 30 SEC ] - (by Joey Stebanuk)  Year: 2014
Joey Stebanuk Energetic and catchy with an authentic three piece live raw indie rock band sound that hits right to the point. Heavy guitar chord riffage, big bass and solid drum beat. Good for action, outdoor adventure, hot rods, extreme sports, mosh pit and youthful rock. A cross of grunge and raw indie rock. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
687097 0:30 Med Fast 143 USD $31.95  


GRUNGE GRUDGE [ 1:26 ] - (by Joey Stebanuk)  Year: 2014
Joey Stebanuk Energetic and catchy with an authentic three piece live raw indie rock band sound that hits right to the point. Heavy guitar chord riffage, big bass and solid drum beat. Good for action, outdoor adventure, hot rods, extreme sports, mosh pit and youthful rock. A cross of grunge and raw indie rock. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
687098 1:27 Med Fast 143 USD $70.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
687086 1:00 Med Fast 143 USD $54.95  
15sec - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
687560 0:15 Med Fast 143 USD $22.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Grunge
687085 0:30 Med Fast 143 USD $31.95  
Loop - Indie Rock, Grunge
754058 0:27 Med Fast 143 USD $31.95  


THE FALL - (by Nurko Karabegovic)  Year: 2014
Nurko Karabegovic This Instrumental track has a nice buildup – it consists of 3 parts that get more intense as the song progresses. Melodic, acoustic guitar riff starts this track off easy, nostalgic almost sad and blue – this is followed up by a cool electric guitar solo that has a cool vibe and it is an introduct, Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental ) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
685543 3:58 Medium 106 USD $71.95  


CAN'T LET THEM FIND OUT I'M A FREAK - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2014
Fab Claxton A greasy, groovy classic rock song with a hip-hop twist. Like The Allman Brothers jamming with The Beastie Boys. Sleigh bells, cowbell, fuzz bass, and sleazy guitars all held together by a funky Led Zeppelin-esque drum beat. Perfect for beer commercials, party scenes, & sports. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
685341 2:06 Med Slow 90 USD $105.95  


GET FREAKY, GET DOWN - (by Ryan Hill)  Year: 2014
Ryan Hill Drifty, energetic dubstep with catchy synths, keyboard, effects and powerful beats. Sounds smooth, but frisky as well. Suitable as modern background music, for extreme sports, big events, parties. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
685020 1:37 Med Fast 140 USD $45.95  


SCREECH ROCK - (by Anton Atom)  Year: 2014
Anton Atom Raw trashy alternative rock. Classy sleaze with guitars from hell. From car ad campaign to apps & games via extreme sports and TV vampire brawling truckers it's all good. Not pretty, not sweet.. nasty medicine. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
678197 1:01 Medium 120 USD $71.95  
Logo - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
678193 0:10 Medium 120 USD $20.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
678194 0:31 Medium 120 USD $41.95  
Loop - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
678196 0:08 Medium 120 USD $20.95  
Stinger - Sports, Extreme Sports Music
678195 0:06 Medium 120 USD $13.95  


BIG HIGHWAY - (by Anton Atom)  Year: 2014
Anton Atom A full on killer alt-rock track. Raucous guitars, driving drums and 80's synthesizers result in a track that's epic with attitude. Ideal for TV/Film, sports, corporate or travel. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
677890 1:38 Med Fast 130 USD $102.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
677885 0:31 Med Fast 130 USD $41.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
677886 1:03 Med Fast 130 USD $88.95  


HONEST PROMISE - (by John Judd)  Year: 2014
John Judd A powerful motivational modern rock track influenced by U2, Coldplay, and The Fray. Beginning as an uplifting piano melody which grows into a full band. Features strong guitars and melodic piano interludes and builds throughout. Great for a project needing energetic and compelling inspiration. Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Full Track) - Corporate, Corporate Rock Guitar
646329 2:40 Med Fast 133 USD $159.95  
15sec (15 Seconds) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
676558 0:16 Medium 132 USD $39.95  
30sec (30 Seconds) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
676559 0:31 Medium 132 USD $71.95  
60sec (60 Seconds) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
676560 1:01 Medium 132 USD $121.95  
Bumper (Bumper) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
676561 0:12 Medium 132 USD $15.95  
Variation (No Leads) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
676562 2:40 Medium 132 USD $159.95  


WELCOME TO THE SHOW - (by Joe Vercillo)  Year: 2014
Joe Vercillo Aggressive, rebellious punk rock song about the pressures of society and social norms. Melodious with a catchy hook and pre-chorus. Similar artists: Green Day, Offspring, Pennywise, NOFX, Blink 182, Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
674725 3:58 Fast 160 USD $224.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
674724 3:58 Fast 160 USD $224.95  


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  


HOODED RUFFIANS - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2014
Fab Claxton The perfect cross between The Pixies and The Beastie Boys. A groovy alt-rock song with a hip hop beat and hints of EDM throughout. Plenty of hooks, including a catchy synth bassline, quirky organ, an arpeggiator, and jagged, fuzzy guitars. Perfect for upbeat scenes. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
671386 2:29 Medium 108 USD $113.95  


REALLY UP TO YOU - (by The Rockin' Cinders)  Year: 2009
The Rockin' Cinders Modern rock, rough and ready... Contemporary in style and production. This slamming modern track in no way hedges its bets or plays it safe. Edgy with a story to tell. Give it a home in a production that matters. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track ((Pop Vocal Fade)) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
671185 3:30 Medium 117 USD $63.95  
Full Track (Extended) - Rock, Modern Rock
330346 3:43 Medium 117 USD $90.96  
Variation (Pop Mix) - Indie Rock, Garage Rock
606829 2:34 Medium 117 USD $90.96  


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 USD $171.95  
60sec (60 secs) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671081 1:00 Fast 150 USD $90.95  
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671080 3:15 Med Slow 100 USD $171.95  
30sec (30 secs) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671082 0:30 Med Slow 100 USD $52.95  


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 USD $171.95  
60sec (60 secs 1) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671065 0:57 Med Slow 85 USD $90.95  
Variation (60 secs 2) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671066 1:09 Med Slow 85 USD $112.95  
30sec A (30 secs 1) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671067 0:36 Med Slow 85 USD $64.95  
30sec B (30 secs 2) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock  
671068 0:35 Med Slow 85 USD $64.95  


SHE'S TRYING TO FIX ME - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2012
Fab Claxton A dance-rock masterpiece combing elements of The Black Keys, Kasabian, and Franz Ferdinand. The hip-hop drums provide a groovy backbone for the filthy blues-rock guitar riff. It's dirty, greasy fun. Would be perfect for sleazy bar scenes, crime getaways, beer commercials, car ads, darker scenes. Male Vocals, Rock, Pop Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Pop Rock
568882 2:22 Med Slow 99 USD $38.95  
Loop A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
667606 0:10 Medium 99 USD $9.95  
Loop B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
667607 0:10 Medium 99 USD $9.95  
Loop C - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
667608 0:10 Medium 99 USD $9.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Rock, Pop Rock
562978 2:22 Med Slow 99 USD $107.95  


C.H.U.D. ROCK - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2014
Fab Claxton A funky indie rock / hip hop hybrid song with a bouncy dance-rock groove. The guitar riff is insistent and repetitive, and the bassline is funky as all get-out. The main riff repeats on a groovy, hypnotic loop, over and over. Perfect for parties, happy scenes, beer commercials, triumphant moments. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Indie Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Indie Rock
667670 2:17 Medium 110 USD $106.95  
Loop A - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
667614 0:18 Medium 110 USD $13.95  
Loop B - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
667615 0:18 Medium 110 USD $13.95  


SLOPPY OCTOPUS (LOOP 2) - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2014
Fab Claxton A big, bouncy indie rock song with a dance beat. The guitars are loud and rude, the bassline is funky and melodic, and the attitude is pure arrogance. Sounds like Primal Scream jamming with Oasis. Would be perfect for scenes of triumph, beer commercials, or any character strutting their stuff. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
667502 0:19 Med Fast 105 USD $28.95  


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