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Definition of the noun Alternative Rock

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noun

  1. A genre of rock music, normally published on independent labels, comprising many subgenres.

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"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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Google previewMusic, An Appreciation (2015)

Arts, Performing arts by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alternative rock: 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.

Google previewKiss 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 ...

Google previewMusic, An Appreciation, Brief Edition (2015)

Arts, Arts by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alternative rock: Alternative rock is a genre of rock music that emerged.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Music: An Appreciation by Roger Kamien, ISBN 9780078025204 (2014)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alternative rock: Alternative rock is a genre of rock music that emerged from the independent music ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

Alternative rock encompassed a wide array of styles; the prime unifying feature consisted of an aversion to the pretentions of 1960s art rock. This alienation was initially expressed through the punk explosion. The movement was reconfigured ...

Google previewThe Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music (2015)

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 ...

Google previewA HOME STUDIO MUSIC RECORDING GUIDE: THE DEFINITIVE MUSIC DICTIONARY (2014)

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 ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

acid rock circus music heavy metal primitive semiclassical music acoustic rock classical music hillbilly music program music shockabilly aleatory music concerto hip-hop progressive jazz show tunes alternative rock country-and-western ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

Farrell wanted to create an event similar to Britain's Reading Festival, which features alternative rock bands. Since its inception in 1991, Lollapalooza has featured a host of big—name, alternative artists, including Sonic Youth, Beck, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Problems (2008)

by Vincent N. Parrillo

Other research reports male and female alternative rock fans self-consciously seeking to distance ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Music (2004)

by Christine Ammer

Thus alternative rock, a development of the mid- 1980s, blended the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arkansas Music (2013)

by Ali Welky, Mike Keckhaver

Evanescence, a popular alternative rock band from Little Rock (Pulaski County), is known for its dark themes and lyrical melodies. Evanescence was established in 1999 when teenagers Amy Lee and Ben Moody (former lead guitarist) were at ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (A-Z Set) (2012)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

Rock music styles include country rock, heavy metal, alternative rock, punk rock, and many others. The Early Days of Rock Rock first appeared in the.

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