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Genre: modern alternative rock

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Modern alternative rock is a genre that blends elements of rock, pop, and electronic music to create a unique sound that is both catchy and introspective. It often features distorted guitar riffs, heavy drums, and emotive vocals that explore themes of love, loss, and self-discovery. The genre has evolved over time, incorporating new influences and sounds, but remains a popular choice for those seeking a fresh take on rock music.

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Parent Genre: rock

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Instruments used

Piano, Vocals, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit, Synthesizer, Keyboard/Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica, Drum Machine, Sampler, Sequencer, Bass Synthesizer

Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Modern Alternative Rock genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1990s 20
1998 20
2000s 683
2000 26
2001 29
2002 45
2003 56
2004 30
2005 63
2006 51
2007 94
2008 111
2009 178
2010s 6470
2010 230
2011 314
2012 326
2013 619
2014 563
2015 755
2016 821
2017 974
2018 1033
2019 835
2020s 4039
2020 852
2021 1002
2022 916
2023 933
2024 336
11212 releases

Popular modern alternative rock Songs


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Most popular modern alternative rock albums

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Every Where Is Some Where
2017
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A/B
2016
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Wiped Out!
2015
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Tourist History
2010
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Being Funny In A Foreign Language
2022
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Dopamine
2015
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BRKN LOVE (Deluxe Edition)
2020
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Melophobia
2013
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100
2016
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Woodstock
2017
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An Awesome Wave
2012
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ATLAS
2017
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Royal Blood
2014

modern alternative rock music by decade

Explore modern alternative rock history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

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List of modern alternative rock artists

Here is a list of modern alternative rock artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the modern alternative rock genre. You can find out what modern alternative rock genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 75 7230503
2 75 3772071
3 69 3281970
4 65 1182907
5 66 1583740
6 68 924442
7 72 3785676
8 69 2419539
9 61 1409535
10 62 1633056
11 68 1447404
12 83 16929979
13 64 711672
14 66 1274287
15 61 2071265
16 70 3014187
17 70 2121475
18 54 484269
19 50 247958
20 64 1151931
21 53 645081
22 47 278946
23 58 875888
24 64 1084063
25 54 280270
26 58 704402
27 67 1189761
28 56 424622
29 52 296338
30 47 290016
31 49 274386
32 60 1064651
33 58 616480
34 47 213294
35 55 701089
36 44 333467
37 56 547423
38 44 151182
39 44 201874
40 47 183371
41 49 170877
42 42 283674
43 43 189832
44 43 47056
45 67 1449142
46 71 1807248
47 51 256568
48 53 362352
49 51 205554
50 62 597121
51 64 187380
52 55 227167
53 50 194998
54 61 707641
55 54 283254
56 61 886357
57 61 554999
58 49 253451
59 58 390997
60 51 207073
61 50 129491
62 58 674280
63 53 197183
64 52 285341
65 58 377763
66 57 98096
67 53 186115
68 53 170549
69 57 709175
70 41 53548
71 42 54002
72 57 22691
73 50 235469
74 40 90104
75 49 207878
76 56 170282
77 48 183464
78 51 165379
79 52 320842
80 52 152205
81 52 519728
82 42 38126
83 52 266229
84 41 134203
85 40 99109
86 42 122135
87 48 54872
88 40 151074
89 47 113960
90 40 53245
91 47 97954
92 48 208204
93 45 71362
94 43 38777
95 40 31731
96 41 32715
97 42 39598
98 41 77599
99 40 55326
100 40 68355

modern alternative rock playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular modern alternative rock music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.