alt-rock

alt-rock

(ɔːlt) or

alt.rock

n
(Pop Music) a genre of rock music regarded by its practitioners and fans as being outside the mainstream
[C20: from alt(ernative) + rock]
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Josephine Wiggs and Vivian Trimble have famous, intertwined alt-rock credentials--both belonged to seminal (ovular?
The US alt-rock veteran continues to mellow with age.
They coped manfully, however, blasting through new single Guess I Wanted More and finishing with a flourish on their alt-rock signoff song Three Weeks.
The other two nominations were the alt-rock ``In the Deep'' from ``Crash,'' with music by Kathleen ``Bird'' York and Michael Becker and lyrics by York; and the country tune ``Travelin' Thru'' from ``Transamerica,'' with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton.
BIRMINGHAM alt-rock trio Youth Man will be showcasing some new material on a tour that has a home-town date at The Rainbow on Friday, November 6, cosily sandwiched between gigs at Derby's Radar Love on Thursday, November 5 and Nottingham's Rock City Basement on Saturday, November 7.
Fast forward nine years and they are unrecognisable, with a much softer, alt-rock sound.
And the powers that be obviously agreed with us that R51 - who's slightly electronic take on the type of 90 emo alt-rock best showcased by the likes of The Smashing Pumpkins - deserved an incredible weekend playing two of the biggest and best known festivals in the world.
Top of the bill are alt-rock band Blur, who perform as a four-piece for the first time in 16 years.
The album was recorded and produced at Strangetown Studios by producer Cian and across its 13-tracks of bar-chord-driven alt-rock encourages listeners to go in search of adventure, political conscience and spiritual peace.
All of these components collide to make music that rides the line between hard-core and alt-rock with force and an underlying sense of personal culpability.
ALT-ROCK BAND CURRENTLY ON THE ROAD WITH THE LAST INTERNATIONALE
Fresh from performances at Sound City, two of Merseyside's new acts, alt-rock quintet and GIT Award 2014 nominees, VEYU line up with rising teenage soul performer Taylor Fowlis.