Alternative

Alternative is a blanket term that applies to variety of genres that formed as the music world worked to digest the disruptive effects of punk and electronic music. Some of the diverse subgenres that emerged include grunge, indie-rock, and emo. Alternative keeps rock’s emphasis on guitar and drums, but generally distorts them or replaces them with a synthesized equivalent. The main emphasis is on personal expression and creating an original sound. In Eurasia, these styles are likely to be heavily influenced by bardic, folk, and/or punk and are not uncommonly marked by witty lyrics or arrangements.

Languages: Search for alternative music performed in Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, or Belarusian, or in Baltic, Caucasian, Turkic, or Other languages.

Dawid Podsiadło

Born in Dąbrowa Górnicza, Southern Poland, Dawid Podsiadło was the winner of Poland’s second X Factor contest. In 2010, he created an alternative rock band with his friends called Curly Heads in their hometown of Dąbrowa Górnicza. At first, the band only performed for each other, constantly practicing every moment they could get; then they […]

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