Alternative Country

loosely defined sub-genre of country music, which includes acts that differ significantly in style from mainstream or pop country music

Country Genre Facts

  1. The Gourd
  2. The Mekons
  3. The Meat Puppets
  4. drums
  5. harmonica
  6. guitars
  • It came out in the 20th century
  • Popular artists are Bottle Rockets, Blood Oranges, Old 97's, Slobberbone, The Gourds, Volebeats, JawHawks, Whiskeytown, Wilco, Uncle Tupelo
  • it is still popular during these days
  • popular songs were: Last Dance-The Mekons(2008)

                                       Lake of Fire-The Meat Puppets(1993)

                                       Screen Door-Uncle Tupelo(1989)

  • over time the sounds are progressing and deleloped
  • commonly heard instruments: guitar, drums.
  • it is usually acoustic
  • mostly male dominate this genre of music
  • these sings are usually about love, life, and just music in general

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