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He is a Rock star from Turkey. His uniq rock and alternative style and his melancholic velvet voice is amazing. People also call his voice as dream vocals. He has the melancholy in his voice and deep feelings and he puts all these in his rock songs. His alternative rock songs can take you far.

Alternative rock (also called alternative musicalt-rock or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became wildly popular in the 1990s. Alternative rock consists of various subgenres that have emerged from theindependent music scene since the 1980s, such as grungeBritpopgothic rockindie pop, and indie rock. These genres are unified by their collective debt to the style and/or ethos of punk rock, which laid the groundwork for alternative music in the 1970s.[1] At times alternative rock has been used as a catch-all phrase for rock music from underground artists in the 1980s, and all music descended from punk rock (including punk itself, New Wave, and post-punk).

While a few bands like R.E.M. and The Cure achieved commercial success and mainstream critical recognition, many alternative rock artists during the 1980s were cult acts that recorded on independent labels and received their exposure throughcollege radio airplay and word-of-mouth. With the breakthrough of Nirvana and the popularity of the grunge and Britpop movements in the 1990s, alternative rock entered the musical mainstream and many alternative bands became commercially successful. Before the term alternative rock came into common usage around 1990, the sort of music to which it refers was known by a variety of terms.[2] In 1979, Terry Tolkin used the term Alternative Music to describe the groups he was writing about.[3] College rock was used in the United States to describe the music during the 1980s due to its links to the college radio circuit and the tastes of college students. In the United Kingdom, dozens of very small DIY (do it yourself) record labels emerged as a result of the punk subculture. According to the founder of one of these labels, Cherry RedNME and Sounds magazines published charts based on small record stores called "Alternative Charts". The first national chart based on distribution called the Indie Chart was published in January 1980; it immediately succeeded in its aim to help these labels. At the time, the term indie was used literally to describe independently distributed records.[4] By 1985, it had come to mean a particular genre, or group of subgenres, rather than simply distribution status.[5]

The use of the term alternative to describe rock music originated around the mid-1980s;[6] at the time, the common music industry terms for cutting-edge music were new music and post modern, respectively indicating freshness and a tendency to recontextualize sounds of the past.[1][7]Individuals who worked as DJs and promoters during the 1980s claim the term originates ]] of the 1970s, which served as a progressive alternative to top 40 rock radio formats by featuring longer songs and giving DJs more freedom in song selection. According to one former DJ and promoter, "Somehow this term 'alternative' got rediscovered and heisted by college radio people during the 80s who applied it to new post-punk, indie, or underground-whatever music".[8] At first the term referred to intentionally non–mainstream rock acts that were not influenced by "heavy metal ballads, rarefied new wave" and "high-energy dance anthems".[9] Usage of the term would broaden to include New Wavepoppunk rockpost-punk, and occasionally "college"/"indie" rock, all found on the American "commercial alternative" radio stations of the time such as Los AngelesKROQ-FM. The use of alternative gained further exposure due to the success of Lollapalooza, for which festival founder and Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell coined the term Alternative Nation. In the late 1990s, the definition again became more specific.[1] In 1997, Neil Strauss of The New York Timesdefined alternative rock as "hard-edged rock distinguished by brittle, '70s-inspired guitar riffing and singers agonizing over their problems until they take on epic proportions".[9]

Defining music as alternative is often difficult because of two conflicting applications of the word. Alternative can describe music that challenges the status quo and that is "fiercely iconoclastic, anticommercial, and antimainstream", but the term is also used in the music industry to denote "the choices available to consumers via record stores, radio, cable television, and the Internet."[10] Using a broad definition of the genre, Dave Thompson in his book Alternative Rock cites the formation of the Sex Pistols as well as the release of the albums Horses by Patti Smith and Metal Machine Music by Lou Reed as three key events that gave birth to alternative rock