Al·ter·na·tive - (of one or more things) available as another possibility
At the time, the Seattle sound of the 1990s and the bands that followed into the 2000s were a welcome distraction from the glam of the pop and heavy metal world's alike. It was the birth of a genre, one that has constantly evolved and interwoven into the mainstream; just look at Bjork.
It's 2020. A new era, with a brand new set of artists molding their many influences into something they can call unique; something different; something alternative to the norm.
Check out these tracks below…
Gus Dapperton - Post Humorous
Gus Dapperton's colorful videos and lovestruck songs channel his '90s influences using analog synths, reverb-heavy vocal crooning, and an overall smoothly produced take on bedroom indie.
Peach Tree Rascals – Mariposa
Peach Tree Rascals (Dominic Pizano, Issac Pech, Tarrek Abdel-Khaliq, Joseph Barros, and Jorge Olazaba) offer up elements of jazz, funk, hip hop, and R&B with the five-piece's Mexican, Filipino, and Palestinian roots fully apparent on "Mariposa," which means "butterfly" in Spanish.
iann dior feat. Machine Gun Kelly + Travis Barker – Sick & Tired
Beabadoobee – Care
Dominic Fike – Chicken Tenders
Florida singer/rapper Dominic Fike is getting set to release his debut album What Could Possibly Go Wrong on July 31 via Columbia Records which includes "Chicken Tenders," his latest "Politics & Violence," and 12 more tracks for your listening pleasure
jxdn – So What!
TikTok and Instagram celeb Jaden Hossler already has a massive following on the platforms, known for his lip-syncing videos. Now, he's putting that clout to work by launching his music career as the first signing to Travis Barker's DTA label.