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  Alternative rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most alternative bands were unified by their collective debt to punk, which laid the groundwork for underground and alternative music in the 1970s.
Alternative music and the rebellious, DIY ethic it espoused became one of the inspirations for grunge, an alternative sub-genre created in the 80s that launched a large movement in mainstream music in the early 90s.
While "alternative" was simply an umbrella term for a diverse collection of underground rock bands, Nirvana and similar groups gave it a reputation for being a distinct style of guitar based rock which combined elements of punk and metal; their creation met with considerable commercial success.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alternative_music   (764 words)

 Alternative Dance Downloads - Download Alternative Dance Music - Download Alternative Dance MP3s
Alternative Dance marries the underground sensibility and melodic song structure of alternative and indie rock with the electronic beats, synths and/or samples, and club orientation of post-disco dance music.
Those qualities put a more human face on alternative dance, as opposed to the more mechanized feel of much standard club/dance music; as a result, the performers are much more closely identified with their music, which often possesses a signature style, texture, or fusion of specific musical elements.
In addition to alternative rock, alternative dance was most heavily influenced by synth-pop, acid house, and trip-hop; each of those movements helped spawn a corresponding cachet of alternative dance artists, and had a major impact on Britain's late-'80s Madchester scene, as well as the pop crossover success of several indie-oriented trip-hop artists during the '90s.
www.mp3.com /alternative-dance/genre/304/subgenre.html   (4787 words)

 Alternative Music
There are many styles of music that are considered alternative, perhaps too "difficult" for mainstream audiences to cope with eg thrash, punk, bizarre electronic stuff, anything considered "avante-garde".
Alternative music may be designed for very limited, local consumption (no global markets here).
Alternative music is often identified as that which is part of a counter culture.
www.mediaknowall.com /AltMusic.html   (771 words)

 Encyclopedia: Christian Alternative music
Christian punk is a form of Christian alternative music and a subgenre of punk rock, defined chiefly by the Christian worldview expressed in its lyrics.
Country music, formerly called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, spirituals, and the blues.
Popular music is music belonging to any of a number of musical styles that are accessible to the general public and mostly distributed commercially.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Christian-Alternative-music   (1437 words)

 Altermedia Scotland » ALTERNATIVE MUSIC
Alternative music, as we know it today, has developed in a constant and uninterrupted manner for more than thirty years (from the late 60’s until today).
We don’t have before us, therefore, a music happening tied to the emotions of a particular historical period, such as is the case with war songs or songs of social protest, but instead, a form of expression, communication, promotion and, also, propaganda which has been consolidated in time.
Finally, the salient aspect of alternative music, that which in fact qualifies it as such and distinguishes it from any other type of music, be it pop, political, ethnic, folk or traditional, is that the spread of alternative music occurred outside the usual channels.
scot.altermedia.info /index.php?p=488&more=1&c=1   (419 words)

 Christian alternative music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian alternative music is a form of alternative rock music lyrically grounded in a Christian worldview.
The degree to which the faith appears in the music varies from artist to artist.
By the 1990s, many of these bands were being carried by independent labels, such as the growing Tooth and Nail Records, because their music tended to be more lyrically complex (and often more controversial) than mainstream Contemporary Christian Music.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Christian_alternative_music   (242 words)

 Alternative Patter Music
Music from outside the normal square dance arena is another way of providing variety, getting away from boom-chuck, certain instrumentation, and other constraints we impose upon ourselves.
Several callers who use alternative music as part of their patter calling will demonstrate how they use this music and the effect it has on the dancers.
To expose you music which is not traditionally used as patter music, and let you see how the caller handles it, and how the dancers respond to it.
www.tiac.net /~mabaker/alternative-patter-music.html   (5068 words)

 Alternative Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Alternative music combines hard rock, indie rock, heavy metal, punk rock, power pop, hardcore punk, new wave, and many more to creat awesome music.
The first alternative musici was made in the late 60's with groups like The Velvet Underground, Iggy, The Stooges, MC5, and The Silver Apples.
Alternative music soon became main stream and consisted of many genres.
lams.slcusd.org /pages/teachers/coward/2k4/fourth/kellyweb/Alternative.htm   (117 words)

 Alternative Music, 80s music, & more: Buy & Sell at our NJ store
Please visit our sell alternative music page, sell rock records and CD page, 90s music and sell jazz CDs and records pages for many artists and labels we are interested in buying.
Many Alternative music labels such as matador records and dischord records can also be found in the rock CDs and rock records section.
Our selection of Alternative Music is not limited to this list alone, there are many more Alternative artists and labels that we currently stock including Punk, Hard Core, Industrial, New Wave, Ska, Indie Music, and much much more.
www.prex.com /buy/Alternative-Music.html   (572 words)

 alternativechristianmusic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The "old time religion" is at the forefront of these songs while the music is a blend of southern gospel and alternative rock reminiscent at times of the Violent Femmes and Michael Knott.
Story of Today has been called to make music to comfort and give hope to the sick, weary, and the dying.
Our hope is to touch others in a very real and personal way by speaking to their very spirit through our music, which was heard first by us 'as spirit'.
www.swimsuitgrandma.com /acm   (399 words)

 Alternative Music Stations
Twenty channels of music from Country and Rock to Jazz and Top 40 to Classical and Alternative with modem and broadband speeds.
Ten channels of music from alternative to classical, country to jazz, and oldies to rock.
Alternative music from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.
www.radideo.com /webcasts/webalternative.htm   (1713 words)

 Sell Alternative Rock Music
We generally pay up to two dollars for strong-selling Records (Alternative up to $10 or more for certain rarities, less for weaker titles and for titles of which we have a large quantity) in near-mint condition (unscratched and unscuffed).
Please note when you sell Alternative Rock Music to us that there are many artists and titles that we cannot use, due to lack of demand or overstock.
When you sell Alternative Rock Music to us, please note that discs, cases, liner notes, records, and covers must be in excellent condition.
www.prex.com /sell-alternative.html   (590 words)

 The Microbeat: Ivor Darreg's "Where Do I Start?"
Different advocates of new scales offer only one alternative to the 12-tone equal temperament standard on keyboard and fretted instruments; and the newcomer to this field is left in unsettled confusion.
Two ways to enter 19 now are: using refretted guitars and using those synthesizers which are capable of remapping the keyboard to have three octaves and a fraction of 19-tone instead of the standard five octaves of twelve-tone.
By the time you are this far into the field of alternative tunings, you will have heard about and read about alternative kinds of keyboards.
tonalsoft.com /pub/news/microbeat.aspx   (1850 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Alternative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
In a nutshell, Pet Sh have complilled 30 amazing songs that exempligy the wit, the finesse, and musicality that they bring to what so many of their peers are content to treat as trash.
Alternative is a two-CD set, produced originally as a special edition with a holographic front, and later press runs having a more conventional covering.
Experimental music in songs such as The sound of the atom splitting reminds one of the experimental cinematic direction of Derek Jarman, a friend of the Pet Shop Boys.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002TYI?v=glance   (2648 words)

 Alternative music
This site is dedicated to giving the artists that the major music companies ignore a chance to market their work worldwide.
Kevin is a contemporary composer seeking to combine many elements of 20th century music into a single cohesive type of composition.
He includes serialistic, polytonal, and thematic elements to create a music that is both new and refreshing.
a.webring.com /hub?ring=alternativemusic   (970 words)

 AMP, Alternate Music Press, The Multimedia Journal of New Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
For the music that I'm doing now, my first, and probably strongest, influence was Debussy.
I was in high school, and it was like discovering another world- the music just moved around so much.
Satie's music is so wonderful in its "smallness"; there's not a wasted note in sight with his music!Get the whole story here.
www.alternatemusicpress.com /amp.html   (754 words)

 Alternative Music
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www.awdmusic.com /AlternativeMusic   (897 words)

 Latin Alternative music looks beyond sight of many marketers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The biggest names in Latin music may come from the well-defined worlds of polished pop, tropical salsa, or the accordion-infused rhythms of Mexican regional.
Organizers of the Latin Alternative Music Conference, which opens in Los Angeles on Aug. 11, say faulty research and reliance on established artists has many record labels and marketing companies overlooking not just a hot trend, but some great music.
Latin alternative "certainly gets the critical acclaim, and eventually commercial is bound to follow," she says.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/08/06/entertainment1443EDT0065.DTL   (756 words)

 Alternative music accessories links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Alternative music accessories links or references to the subject of alternative...
To obtain information on music accessories, simply click on the 'Buy' buttons or links to confirm latest prices, delivery and availability direct from the supplier.
Fiberglass violin bow with synthetic hair.Fiberglass bows are a good alternative to inexpensive wood bows.
www.ronnieboumusic.com /musicaccessories/alternative.html   (137 words)

 Alternative Music Online - Home
This is where you can talk about the music scene in general.
This is the board for members to talk about older music.
This is where you can talk about any type of music other than Alternative.
altmusiconline.proboards18.com /index.cgi   (174 words)

 Alternative Music
Alternative Music Page - This page offers alternative bands, music, magazines, etc.; concerts in Vienna and all over Europe; Radio program of FM4; my own music.
Benno - Swedish alternative music - Info, soundfiles and more stuff devoted to the Swedish indie scene.
Underground Point, The - an attempt to gather together the Pittsburgh underground and alternative scene in hopes that we may grow and connect to the global underground
vasiliev.chat.ru /altmus.htm   (379 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Styles: R: Rock: Alternative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Alternative Addiction - Alternative Music: new singles, unknown bands, and rare music.
CyberMusic - A page about Alternative music, with sections on Alanis Morissette, No Doubt, Cake lyrics, an extensive report on The Music Industry.
A Modern Alternative Multimedia Journey - A rock/modern alternative/ambient/house/world beat multimedia presentation.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Styles/R/Rock/Alternative   (375 words)

 ALTERNATIVE MUSIC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
was the begining of alternative music.Although you could still hear historical "Punk 's not dead!",real street punk was realiy dead.The salvation was in,untill then unknown,music (although a few songs of the "The Clash",sounded like that music),which was called New Wave.
The way of playing was completly new,more synthetic,more concrete.The cruel jerking on the guitar was exchanged with fine chords,distortion was almost forgotten and the rhythms were very complex.Bass tabs were made to fulfil emptiness (pauses) in the rythms made by guitar.Almost every rhythm was played on drum.All sound effects were used.
Nirvana, Iron Maiden.The que- stion is:"Why is rage the basic feeling to those groups?" The answer is probably in the very people who make this music.
solair.eunet.yu /~fish/alteEng.htm   (332 words)

 music0001.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
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At iMusicShare.com, $1.00 per month lets you download and burn an unlimited number of songs, music videos, TV and radio shows, soundtracks and much more.
www.music0001.com /alternative-music.htm   (180 words)

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