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Indie/Alternative's Most Vital Women Now

Artists like Sharon Van Etten, Phoebe Bridgers, Mitski, Grimes, and others pushing it forward

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1980s Alternative

The birth of modern rock

1990s Alternative

The best '90s alternative music essentials! Tune in to the greatest alt-rock bands and the top so...

'90s Pop Alternative

Alternative pop songs that became mainstream hits

Alternative Rock Classics

Classic Alternative rock with a '90s-era focus

Alternative Now!

Pushing the boundaries of modern rock

Vintage Violence

Classic '70s & '80s Indie, Punk, Garage, Psych, Post-Punk, and No Wave

2009 Revisited: Indie

The absolute best indie of 2009.

Alternative on the Charts

Only the top Alternative Rock chart hits -- updated weekly!

Indie 101

The hippest Alternative, the friendliest Indie

Alternative All-Stars

Like an Alternative Rock Hall of Fame

Listeners' Top 100: Alternative

The Top 100 listener-rated Alternative rock songs, new and old

Relax with Indie

Indie and post rock to clear your head

Indie Flagship

Iconic indie artists and the latest releases

Japanese Rock

The best of J-rock and visual kei music

Indie & Alt-Rock Guitar Heroes

Indie and alternative rock's top guitar slingers

Dancefloor Indie

The synthpop, EDM, and dance rock hipsters are dancing to today, plus some select throwback jams

Alternative Motivation

A kick in the pants for Alternative rock fans -- let's get moving!

Nu Metal/Post Grunge

Big, loud rock from Linkin Park, Staind, Avenged Sevenfold, Papa Roach

Pop-punk

Punk rock goes mainstream with Blink-182, Green Day, My Chemical Romance, and more

2010s Alternative

The best Alternative from the past decade!

2010s Indie

The finest indie music of the past decade

Avant Pop

Forward-looking, boundary pushing dance-pop that you won't find in the Top 40, featuring Charli X...

Classic Alternative 1992

Big releases from R.E.M., Alice in Chains, Beasties, Lemonheads, and the "Singles" soundtrack...

Alternative Now!: Best of 2021

We celebrate the year's best in Alternative Rock from Alt-J, girl in red, Lorde, and more.

Best Indie of 2021

The music that made the year from Mogwai, Phoebe Bridgers, Spoon, Low, Turnstile, and more!

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