Alt_Backspace

Sundays, 10am - 12pm

The Best From The 80's and 90's

Join Brian Phillips every Sunday morning at 10 for Alt_Backspace, two hours of classic Alternative music from the 80’s and 90’s spanning new wave, grunge, Britpop, post-punk genres and more.

Alt_Backspace core artists include bands like Depeche Mode, The Smiths and The Cure mixed with album tracks from bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Oasis, Weezer and 311 along with some “Oh yeah, I haven’t heard that song in awhile” classics.

The Latest Playlists

6.16.19 Alt_Backspace

6.16.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Nine Inch Nails, Blur and Morrissey lead this set along with 311, Pearl Jam and The Pixies plus requisite Father’s Day tunes from Jane’s Addiction, Everclear, Violent Femmes and The Ramones.

6.9.19 Alt_Backspace

6.9.19 Alt_Backspace

Beastie Boys, Social D and Radiohead lead this set along with Rancid, The Smiths, STP and “Friends Of P” from The Rentals. Plus, Primus, The Posies and “Cool Places” from Sparks.

6.2.19 Alt_Backspace

6.2.19 Alt_Backspace

Green Day, Bad Religion, Pearl Jam and Live lead this set along with The Prodigy, New Order, Soul Coughing and “Scooby Snacks” from Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Plus, Baz Luhrmann curates a classic commencement speech that still hold up 20 years later.

5.26.19 Alt_Backspace

5.26.19 Alt_Backspace

Weezer, The Cure, Beck and 311 lead this set along with Oasis, The Smiths, Belly and The Replacements. Plus, Iggy Pop, “American Music” from The Violent Femmes and a song of summer from Fountains Of Wayne.

5.19.19 Alt_Backspace

5.19.19 Alt_Backspace

Garbage, Social D, 311 and Oasis in this set along with Depeche Mode, Green Day, Catherine Wheel and New Order. Plus, a cool cover from Nirvana and a refresher course in popularity from Nada Surf.

5.12.19 Alt_Backspace

5.12.19 Alt_Backspace

Pearl Jam, Weezer, Local H and The Smiths in this set along with Garbage, Blondie, PJ Harvey, Letters To Cleo. and No Doubt. Plus, The Replacements, Depeche Mode and Glenn Danzig with a proper Mother’s Day serenade.

5.5.19 Alt_Backspace

5.5.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Blur, Beck and The Smiths leads this set along with Bad Religion, Green Day, STP and R.E.M. Plus, Mexican Radio from Wall Of Voodoo, a cool cover from Cowboy Junkies and a track from The Stone Roses debut album released 30 years ago this week.

4.28.19 Alt_Backspace

4.28.19 Alt_Backspace

Weezer, Pearl Jam, Depeche Mode and Garbage along with a timely April song from Sublime lead this set along with Our Lady Peace, Face To Face, XTC and cool covers from the Smashing Pumpkins, They Might Be Giants and The Lemonheads.

4.21.19 Alt_Backspace

4.21.19 Alt_Backspace

Green Day, Social D, Pearl Jam and U2 lead this set along with Veruca Salt, The Eels and Soul Coughing. Plus, DMB, OMD and two sweet “Candy” songs for Easter.

4.14.19 Alt_Backspace

4.14.19 Alt_Backspace

Beck, Pearl Jam, Oasis and Morrissey lead this set along with The Smithereens, Garbage, Dinosaur Jr and Liz Phair. Plus, Bjork, The Pixies and “chickity-china-the-Chinese-chicken” will stick in your head thanks to those Barenaked Ladies!