R U Mine? by Arctic Monkeys

R U Mine? by Arctic Monkeys

One of Alternative’s favorite Brit Rock bands, Arctic Monkeys, are back with their first new single release of the year. A long time staple of Alternative music, the band started out back in 2002, and released their first EP I Bet You Look Good On the Dance Floor in 2005. This has been followed eighteen … Continue reading

Comeback Kid by Sleigh Bells

Comeback Kid by Sleigh Bells

The Brooklyn duo, Sleigh Bells, hit the Alt radar in 2010 with their debut album Treats. The album blew in a new sound in Alternative music, shredding our eardrums with their over-developed sound and heavy bass-lines, and leaving listeners in a confused daze as they tried to decide whether they loved or hated Sleigh Bell’s music. In the end love … Continue reading

The xx

The xx

The xx is essentially a group of friends jamming and having fun with music, gone pro. But with their developed and unique sound you would never know. You would also never expect that the band actually started out while the members were all attending high school and their first album entitled xx was so named because … Continue reading

Young Magic: Melt

Young Magic: Melt

With the weekends come my routine quest for great indie bands. Because weekends are all about cutting loose, relaxing, and doing what you’ve wanted to all week but haven’t had time for.Welcome to my Indie-end. Continue reading

Sweet Sour by Band of Skulls

Sweet Sour by Band of Skulls

The U.K. trio, Band of Skulls, first hit the Alt radar back in 2009 with their debut album Baby Darling Doll Face Honey, and blew Alt-Addicts away. Now with their second full-length album Sweet Sour released this month, their unique sound is taken up a notch. Continue reading

Welcome to Alt-Addiction

Hello and welcome to my new blog Alternative Addiction!  Alternative Addiction is blog about the new and upcoming Alternative bands/artists who have not yet reached your local radios in full force. This blog will hopefully expose you to new Alternative music that  you have not yet heard or have heard little about. Alt-Addiction will help acquaint you with some … Continue reading