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Definition of the noun Alternative Rock
What does Alternative Rock mean as a name of something?
- A genre of rock music, normally published on independent labels, comprising many subgenres.
"Alternative Rock" is a book by Dave Thompson.
- also known as "Alternative Rock: Third Ear - The Essential Listening Companion"
- genre: Music
- subjects: Music, Literature, Indie film, History, Rock music, Alternative rock
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Music, An Appreciation (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Alternative rock is a genre of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular by the 1990s. Although the term was most commonly associated in its commercial heyday with a loud, ...
Kiss This (2014)
Punk In The Present Tense by Gina Arnold
Alternative rock is a wasteland of nobodies, andallofthem are BetterThanEzra. And yet,there seemsto bea perception that the music business is booming right now, because therearesimply so many bands being signed and so many records ...
by Frank Hoffmann
Alternative rock encompassed a wide array of styles; the prime unifying featureconsisted ofan aversion to the pretentions of 1960s art rock. This alienation was initially expressed through the punk explosion. The movement was reconfigured ...
by Norman Abjorensen
Alternative Rock DeRogatis, Jim. Milk It! Collected Musings on the Alternative Music Explosion of the 90s. Cambridge ...
by Christopher H. Sterling
Alternative rock formats encroachedon both heavy metal and classic rock listeners withthesuccess of stations such as KNDD in Seattle and WHTZ inNew York, both of which made significant gains intheir respective radio markets. Later in the ...
by Melissa U. D. Goldsmith, Paige A. Willson, Anthony J. Fonseca
—alternative rock; classic rock; hard rock; punk The Sapphires (2012, Australia)—bubblegum; R&B, soul; Top 40 Satisfaction (1988, ...
by Kari Juusela
See alternative rock. altered chord. (1) In jazz harmony, a dominant 7 chord with tensions E9, B9, E5, and E13. (2) In classical harmony, another name for a chromatic harmony (e.g., a secondary dominant). altered dominant scale. A scale ...
by MarcAnthony Mantis Kozuh
ALTERNATIVE ROCK. THE GRUNGE GENRE This is a grunge genre of rock music that flourished in the late 1980s and early 1990s and, secondarily, its attendant fashion. The term grunge was first used to describe the murkyguitar bands The ...
Encyclopedia Gothica (2011)
by Liisa Ladouceur, Gary Pullin
CURE, THE British alternative rock/ GOTHIC ...
by Vincent N. Parrillo
Other research reports male and female alternative rock fans self-consciously seeking to distance ...
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An umbrella term used to describe a style of music that emerged in the late 80's and early 90's. Alternative Rock is usually characterized by bands who have a ...
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