Alternative Sub-Genres


Alternative Sub-Genres Page


There are now 6 sub-genre charts. In addition to Electro/Alt Pop, Alt Rock, Indie/Underground and Adult Leaning Alternative there are 2 AAA type charts. One for Heartland/Americana/Blues & Folk and one for Retro Soul. The Retro Soul chart includes some songs that fall into the Urban AC and Adult Contmeporary genres. 


Electro/Alt Pop

new       1              TONES AND I      Dance Monkey

1              2              GRIMES & i_o    Violence

new       3              WHITE REAPER  Might Be Right

new       4              COLDPLAY           Orphans

39           5              GEORGIA             Never Let You Go


Alt Rock

2              1              FOALS   The Runner

1              2              GREEN DAY         Father Of All

4              3              WEEZER                The End Of The Game

5              4              TOOL     Fear Inoculum

3              5              BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB Eat, Sleep, Wake (Nothing But You)




1              1              BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD     Sunglasses

new       2              BROCKHAMPTON            No Halo

7              3              CIGARETTES AFTER SEX  Heavenly

5              4              BIG THIEF             Not

57           5              ELIZA & THE DELUSIONALS          Just Exist


Adult Leaning Alternative

3              1              SAM FENDER      Will We Talk?

6              2              WHITE REAPER  Might Be Right

new       3              COLDPLAY           Orphans

7              4              TAME IMPALA   Borderline

1              5              LANA DEL REY    Doin’ Time



1              STURGILL SIMPSON        Sing Along

2              MAREN MORRIS f/ HOZIER           The Bones

3              JEFF LYNNE’S ELO             From Out Of Nowhere

4              LOCAL NATIVES When Am I Gonna Lose You

5              CITY AND COLOUR           Strangers

Retro Soul

1              FREYA RIDINGS Castles

2              HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS             Her Love Is Killin’ Me

3              MICHAEL KIWANUKA     Hero

4              MANDY MOORE               When I Wasn’t Watching

5              JACK SAVORETTI f/ MIKA              Youth And Love



By: Radio Tim 
Nov 19, 2019