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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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LOST SMILES - (by Secret Babies)  Year: 2012
Secret Babies A lonely, plaintive, piano-led ballad with a touching female vocal, supported by some subtle bass and mellow harmonies and anthemic chorus. A song about leaving things too late, trying to grasp the last seconds left. Works great in love scenes, romantic dramas, breakup scenes, heartfelt moments. Mixed Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543841 3:14 Med Slow 80 USD $58.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543844 0:10 Med Slow 80 USD $17.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543843 3:14 Med Slow 80 USD $123.95  
60sec (A Capella) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543842 3:14 Med Slow 80 USD $58.95  


SLIP INTO THE FLOW - (by Secret Babies)  Year: 2008
Secret Babies Mellow folk-rock song. Starts with a moody female vocal, then builds to big, upbeat golden, horn-led, fanfare choruses. Great for dramas, romantic, pastoral scenes. Commercials with a background in nature, outdoors, organic products. Green, eco-friendly ideas, recycling, environment, cleanliness, Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
502031 5:24 Medium 124 USD $205.95  


WATCH IT ON FIRE - (by Secret Babies)  Year: 2009
Secret Babies A lonely, mid-tempo rock song, sparse bass and guitar join a syncopated, skeletal drum track, then build to fiery choruses. A song about going home, growing up, changes and feeling different. Works great for teen movies, dramas. Scenes of thoughtful girls, leaving home, flying the nest from parents, Mixed 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
502040 4:09 Medium 108 USD $205.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
502039 4:09 Medium 108 USD $210.95  


IT'S ALL ABOUT MARS TONIGHT - (by Secret Babies)  Year: 2008
Secret Babies Bluesy folk-rock song about flirtation, frustration, small-town life, relationships. Sultry female vocals feature Great for 20 something dramas, romantic comedies, medical dramas, soap operas. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
502023 4:21 Med Fast 135 USD $205.95  


I'LL LOSE NOTHING - (by Secret Babies)  Year: 2008
Secret Babies Upbeat piano-led rock song, builds to driving choruses. Features female vocal, rock guitars, big drums. Works well at the climax of a movie, dramatic success, heroine walking away triumphant, driving scenes, sports montages. Mixed Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
502022 3:47 Medium 123 USD $205.95  


THE HARDEST PART OF FLYING IS LETTING GO - (by Secret Babies)  Year: 2012
Secret Babies Urgent, driving pop-rock song about life, choices, facing the future with an open mind. Subtle female vocals over a driving rock band. Works well at the climax of a movie, dramatic success, heroine walking away triumphant, driving scenes, sports montages. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543819 3:33 Fast 150 USD $122.95  
Variation A (Instrumental, no percussion) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543823 3:33 Fast 150 USD $129.95  
Variation B (Drums Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543824 3:33 Fast 150 USD $129.95  
Variation C (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543822 3:33 Fast 150 USD $129.95  
Variation D (Drum and Bass Mix) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543821 3:33 Fast 150 USD $129.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543825 0:08 Fast 150 USD $17.95  
Variation (A Capella) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543820 3:33 Fast 150 USD $122.95  


LIGHTNING KEEP ME WARM - (by Secret Babies)  Year: 2012
Secret Babies An edgy, moody rock song about restlessness, moving on, with a subtle female vocal, that explodes into punky rock chorus with male/female harmonies. Works great for road movies, charged emotional scenes in dramas, fight scenes, breakup scenes, difficult relationships, edgy dramas. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543834 2:42 Med Fast 145 USD $111.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543840 0:08 Med Fast 145 USD $17.95  
Variation A (Drum and Bass Mix) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543836 2:42 Med Fast 145 USD $111.95  
Variation B (Instrumental, no percussion) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543838 2:42 Med Fast 145 USD $111.95  
Variation C (Drums Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543839 2:42 Med Fast 145 USD $111.95  
Variation D (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543837 2:42 Med Fast 145 USD $111.95  
Variation E (A Capella) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543835 2:42 Med Fast 145 USD $54.95  


LIKE THE FLAME FROM A SPARK - (by Secret Babies)  Year: 2013
Secret Babies A melancholy ballad, with an uplifting message: triumphing over adversity, becoming comfortable with who you are. Simple rock band instrumentation builds to a moody climax, with layered harmonies. Works great in romantic comedies, dramas, breakup scenes, heartfelt moments. Female Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
628484 3:18 Slow 62 USD $123.95  
Variation A (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
628487 3:18 Slow 62 USD $123.95  
Variation B (Drums Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
628489 3:18 Slow 62 USD $123.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
628490 0:08 Slow 62 USD $17.95  
Variation A (A Capella) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
628485 3:18 Slow 62 USD $62.95  
Variation B (Drum and Bass Mix) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
628486 3:18 Slow 62 USD $62.95  
Variation C (Instrumental, no percussion) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
628488 3:18 Slow 62 USD $62.95  


IT'S YOUR DAY - (by Secret Babies)  Year: 2012
Secret Babies A heartfelt, uplifting song about standing strong, facing the future with hope in your heart. A soaring female vocal is contrasted with a hypnotic male backing, that builds to a soaring climax. Works well at the climax of a movie, dramatic success, heroine walking away triumphant, driving scenes. Mixed Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543827 4:33 Med Fast 130 USD $148.95  
Variation A (Drum and Bass Mix) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543829 4:33 Med Fast 130 USD $148.95  
Variation B (Instrumental, no percussion) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543831 4:33 Med Fast 130 USD $148.95  
Variation C (Drums Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543832 4:33 Med Fast 130 USD $148.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543833 0:10 Med Fast 130 USD $17.95  
Variation A (A Capella) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543828 4:33 Med Fast 130 USD $142.95  
Variation B (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
543830 4:33 Med Fast 130 USD $148.95  


BITTER HOBGOBLINS - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2014
Fab Claxton This alt-rock track starts off sweet and jangly before exploding into overdriven bliss. Would be perfectly suited for action sports or intense scenes. A church organ adds some melody and atmosphere to the symphony of fuzz guitars and pounding drums. A strong, confident song. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
653362 3:11 Medium 112 USD $154.95  
15sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
653355 0:21 Medium 112 USD $28.95  
30sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
653356 0:38 Medium 112 USD $46.95  
60sec - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
653357 1:10 Medium 112 USD $81.95  
Variation A (Drums and Bass Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
653358 3:11 Medium 112 USD $77.95  
Variation B (No Percussion) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
653359 3:11 Medium 112 USD $154.95  
Variation C (Percussion Only) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
653360 3:11 Medium 112 USD $77.95  
Stinger - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
653361 0:10 Medium 112 USD $19.95  


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  


IF YOU WANT ME AROUND - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2012
Fab Claxton A sparse, minimal indie rock track with trashy drums and dirty guitars. The verses are moody and dark, but the chorus is jangly and bright. Perfect for scenes featuring troubled lovers or people contemplating where it all went wrong. It's like The Smithereens meets Nirvana by way of The Smiths. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
567798 2:43 Medium 128 USD $133.95  


THESE BONES (REALLY GET AROUND) - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2012
Fab Claxton A greasy, groovy indie rock song in the style of The Black Keys. The drums are huge and the guitars are filthy, creating a cool, sleazy atmosphere. Want more cowbell? This song's got it. Would be perfect for beer commercials, bar scenes, college comedies, or anything requiring a grimey feel. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
567801 3:21 Medium 122 USD $155.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
562677 3:21 Medium 122 USD $155.95  
Loop A - Rock, Pop Rock
801782 0:16 Medium 122 USD $26.95  
Loop B - Rock, Pop Rock
801783 0:16 Medium 122 USD $26.95  
Loop C - Rock, Pop Rock
801784 0:16 Medium 122 USD $26.95  
Loop D - Rock, Pop Rock
801785 0:16 Medium 122 USD $26.95  


(SHA-LA-LA-LA) LIGHTS OUT - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2012
Fab Claxton A big, bouncy, alternative rock song featuring an organ in the chorus. Lots of sing-along hooks and hands-in-the-air moments. Very energetic track with a raw, wild feel. Would be perfect for intense scenes (bank heist, brawl, fast getaway, etc.). A cross between Nirvana, The Pixies, and Oasis. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
567796 2:29 Med Fast 133 USD $107.95  
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
562633 2:29 Med Fast 133 USD $107.95  


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  


HALF OF ME SAYS YES - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2012
Fab Claxton A happy-go-lucky indie rock song with a bouncy, swinging beat. It's like The Kinks meet The Beatles, with a bit of The Smiths thrown in. The drums bounce along with handclaps on the accents, the guitar are jangly, and the bass is melodic. Perfect for parties, comedy capers, positive scenes. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Instrumental) - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
563107 2:03 Med Fast 132 USD $104.95  


LITTLE GIRL LOST - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2013
Fab Claxton A perfect combination of late 80s American college rock and English synthpop. If modern retro has a sound - this is it. Jagged guitars and pounding acoustic drums blend into robotic synth bass and soaring strings. Fits well into the current crop of 80s retro inspired indie rock bands. Instrumental, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Indie Rock, Alt Rock
622907 3:03 Medium 124 USD $145.95  


SETTLING FOR YOU - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2012
Fab Claxton A happy-go-lucky, grungy indie rock song. Bounces along with a cheery vibe. Loud drums and distorted guitars. Lots of little hooks to catch your ear. Has a Weezer-meets-Nirvana vibe, with a dash of Dinosaur Jr. thrown in. Perfect for college comedies or light-hearted commercials. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, College Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
567799 3:07 Medium 123 USD $148.95  


BIG GREG (REDUX) - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2013
Fab Claxton A fun, loud, take-no-prisoners indie rock song with shouted vocals, a clap-along chorus, and plenty of hooks. Perfectly suited to party scenes, collegiate comedy capers, or summertime fun. The mood is happy and frantic. The perfect song for high-energy scenes (new & improved arrangement / mix), Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Post-Punk
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
19 Mixes Available
608726 2:19 Very Fast 166 USD $106.95  


TRAILER DAYS - (by Fab Claxton)  Year: 2013
Fab Claxton A fast, frantic indie rock song recalling the early days of post-punk. It's weird, it's wired, and it's dead cool. Madchester breakbeat drums, wirey guitars, snappy bass, and various percussion propel the song forward. Would be perfect for high-energy scenes, action sports, getaways, etc. Male Vocals, Indie Rock, Alt Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
609173 2:30 Fast 141 USD $53.95  


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  


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