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

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!

4.7.19 Alt_Backspace

4.7.19 Alt_Backspace

Nirvana, Radiohead, STP and 311 lead this set along with Nine Inch Nails, New Order and Urge Overkill. Plus, we must dwell on the Empire Records soundtrack for Rex Manning Day and hear Edwyn Collins, The The, Gin Blossoms and The Buggles!

3.31.19 Alt_Backspace

3.31.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Beck and Green Day along with Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees Radiohead and The Cure lead this set of retro goods along with Faith No More, Social D, Cake and a nod to the late Ranking Roger of General Public and The English Beat.

3.24.19 Alt_Backspace

3.24.19 Alt_Backspace

Pearl Jam, New Order and Rancid lead this set along with Material Issue, The Cult and The Violent Femmes’ “American Music”. Plus, STP, O.M.D., R.E.M., a cool cover from Echo And The Bunnymen and some proper ska punk horns from Less Than Jake!

3.17.19 Alt_Backspace

3.17.19 Alt_Backspace

Bands from Ireland (The Waterboys, Ash, The Pogues, U2 and The Cranberries) lead this St. Paddy’s Day set of retro goods along with Green Day, The Cure, 311 and Flogging Molly. Slainte!

3.10.19 Alt_Backspace

3.10.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Jane’s Addiction, Social D and Beck leads this set of retro goods along New Order, Veruca Salt, Nada Surf and The Cure. Plus, R.E.M., U2, INXS and a proper tribute to the late Keith Flint of The Prodigy.

3.3.19 Alt_Backspace

3.3.19 Alt_Backspace

Depeche Mode, Blur, Buffalo Tom and Local H lead this set along with Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr, The Replacements and Our Lady Peace, plus a cool cover from Reel Big Fish and a proper nod to the late Mark Hollis of Talk Talk.

2.24.19 Alt_Backspace

2.24.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Social D, U2 and 311 along with Veruca Salt, Pavement and Soul Coughing lead this set. Plus, The Clash, The Alarm, The Cure and the “Scooby Snacks” from Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Zoinks!

2.17.19 Alt_Backspace

2.17.19 Alt_Backspace

Nine Inch Nails, Bad Religion, The Cure and Beck lead this set along with The Smiths, Liz Phair, Face To Face and Devo. Plus, XTC, REM, “Peaches” AND Smash Mouth! Happy Sunday!