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Alternative wave music on the radio

Alternative wave, also known as post-punk revival or new wave revival, is a music genre that emerged in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The genre is characterized by a sound that draws heavily from post-punk and new wave music of the late 1970s and early 1980s, but with a modern twist. The music often features angular guitar riffs, driving bass lines, and danceable rhythms, as well as electronic and synthesizer elements.

Some of the most popular artists in the alternative wave genre include Interpol, The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand, and The Killers. These bands helped to popularize the genre in the early 2000s with their debut albums, which were critically acclaimed and commercially successful.

There are several radio stations that feature alternative wave music, including SiriusXMU and KEXP. These stations showcase up-and-coming artists as well as established acts in the genre, and often feature live performances and interviews with the artists. Other stations that feature alternative wave music include BBC Radio 6 Music, Indie88, and Radio X. These stations provide a platform for fans of the genre to discover new music and stay up-to-date with the latest releases and news from their favorite artists.