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, The Cure and The Smashing Pumpkins mixed with album tracks from bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Oasis, Weezer and 311.

The Latest Playlists

8.19.18 Alt_Backspace

8.19.18 Alt_Backspace

A summer vibes set of retro goods complete with sing-along anthems, ska horns and a refresher course on charm and popularity!

8.12.18 Alt_Backspace

8.12.18 Alt_Backspace

A Sunday morning soundtrack complete with 80s and 90s classics, cool covers, a cameo and CAKE!

8.5.18 Alt_Backspace

8.5.18 Alt_Backspace

“You’ll never look at music the same way again” said VJ Mark Goodman when MTV launched 37 years ago this week (8.1.81) with videos from The Buggles, Split Enz, The Pretenders, Talking Heads and The Vapors.

7.29.18 Alt_Backspace

7.29.18 Alt_Backspace

Classic covers from Cowboy Junkies and They Might Be Giants complete this Sunday morning set of 80s and 90s tunes.

7.22.18 Alt_Backspace

7.22.18 Alt_Backspace

Music from the bands who played the first Lollapalooza 27 years ago (Jane’s Addiction, Nine Inch Nails, Violent Femmes, Siouxsie And The Banshees) plus a proper nod to Hello Nasty for this set of classic 80s and 90s tunes.

7.15.18 Alt_Backspace

7.15.18 Alt_Backspace

A solid soccer viewing soundtrack complete with two hours of classic 80s and 90s tunes.

7.8.18 Alt_Backspace

7.8.18 Alt_Backspace

“Now, here’s a little story I’ve got to tell….about (two hours of classic tunes) you know so well”.

7.1.18 Alt_Backspace

7.1.18 Alt_Backspace

Joining the El Scorcho, Freedom Of Choice, 4th Of July (sorta) weekend with two hours of classic 80s and 90s tunes (…and a cool cover of an 80s classic with a 90s ska punk touch!)

6.24.18 Alt_Backspace

6.24.18 Alt_Backspace

This set of classic 80s and 90s includes three cool cover tunes, two songs from superb soundtracks and one one-hit wonder!

6.17.18 Alt_Backspace

6.17.18 Alt_Backspace

Saluting dad with his favorite Father’s Day 80s and 90s tunes, bands playing Riot Fest and a classic from The Modfather!