AMG: Alternative Pop/Rock
This brief overview of alternative music by the All Music Guide offers some insight into what has come to mean "alternative" in current music circles. From the main menu, choose Altern/Indie Rock, click go, then you will access the content. After reading this short piece, choose the faction of alternative music that interests you, and click through to learn more.
What is Alternative Music?
Log on to this About.com site and trace the genealogy of what we know as alternative music. Learn the difference between the sub-categories, such as Indie Rock, Brit-Pop, and New Wave, and then check out the listing of alternative artists.