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

2.10.19 Alt_Backspace

2.10.19 Alt_Backspace

A Valentine’s Day themed playlist for varying moods from U2, New Order, Pearl Jam and Portishead, a cool cover from Nirvana, Morrissey is his element of misery and a sweet duet from Iggy Pop and Kate Pierson of The B52s!

2.3.19 Alt_Backspace

2.3.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Social D, Green Day and Blur lead the set with Depeche Mode, The Pixies and Weezer. Plus, L7, Eels, Luscious Jackson and the quite luscious ska punk horns of Buck-O-Nine line up for a proper big game day pregame soundtrack.

1.27.19 Alt_Backspace

1.27.19 Alt_Backspace

Beck, Beastie Boys, The Stone Roses and The Replacements with R.E.M., DMB and 311 in this set of retro goods. Plus, PJ Harvey, The Smiths and a Semisonic song NOT “Closing Time”.

1.20.19 Alt_Backspace

1.20.19 Alt_Backspace

Pearl Jam, Weezer and Green Day along with with 80s goods from The Cure, Echo And The Bunnymen and Yaz in this set of retro goods. Plus, Belly, Blink 182 and “Steal My Sunshine” from Len.

1.13.19 Alt_Backspace

1.13.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, The Smiths, Soul Coughing and Stereo MC’s in this set along with Buffalo Tom, New Order, Catherine Wheel and a proper serving of Cake!

1.6.19 Alt_Backspace

1.6.19 Alt_Backspace

Social D, Beck, Oasis and Nine Inch Nails along with The Smithereens, Face To Face, Material Issue and some mandatory Morrissey for the first show of 2019.

12.23.18 Alt_Backspace

12.23.18 Alt_Backspace

Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame inductees Radiohead, The Cure and Roxy Music lead this set along with holiday tunes from U2, No Doubt, Blink 182 and The Eels. Plus, guitar shredding 101 with Professor J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr.

12.16.18 Alt_Backspace

12.16.18 Alt_Backspace

Social D, Weezer, Our Lady Peace and The Cure drive this set of retro goods along with The Clash, The Replacements and The Smiths. Plus, the Pumpkins cool cover of a Depeche Mode classic never disappoints.

12.9.18 Alt_Backspace

12.9.18 Alt_Backspace

Bad Religion, The B-52’s, Buffalo Tom and “Super Bon Bon” from Soul Coughing in this set along with STP, U2 and 311. Plus, a proper Buzzcocks tune for the late Pete Shelley.

12.2.18 Alt_Backspace

12.2.18 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Pearl Jam and The Smiths lead this set along with The Cure, Garbage, Public Image LTD and Folk Implosion from the KIDS soundtrack. Plus, a Ween tune for a favorite who lives in a pineapple under the sea.