Alt_Backspace

Saturdays, 6am-8am // Sundays, 10am - 12pm

The Best From The 80's and 90's

Join Brian Phillips every Saturday morning at 6 and 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 artists include The Smiths, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Oasis, Soundgarden, Weezer and 311 along with many other songs and bands from the 80s and 90s.

The Latest Playlists

9.20.2020 Alt_Backspace

9.20.2020 Alt_Backspace

Beck, Alice In Chains, Green Day and The Cure lead this set along with Cake, Depeche Mode, Garbage and Fiona Apple, plus New Order and “Super Bon Bon” from Soul Coughing.

9.13.2020 Alt_Backspace

9.13.2020 Alt_Backspace

Weezer, Pearl Jam, Oasis and The Smiths lead this set along with STP, XTC, Billy Idol and The Cure, plus Urge Overkill, Veruca Salt, Catherine Wheel and a refresher course in popularity from Nada Surf.

9.6.2020 Alt_Backspace

9.6.2020 Alt_Backspace

Depeche Mode, Jane’s Addiction, Alice In Chains and Rage Against the Machine in this set along with Blur, Blondie, Sponge and The Smiths, plus New Order, The Waterboys and a swanky jam from Edwyn Collins off the Empire Records soundtrack.

8.30.2020 Alt_Backspace

8.30.2020 Alt_Backspace

Weezer, Green Day, Rancid and Social D here along with Depeche Mode, The Pixies and The Cure, plus Oasis, Incubus, a quality swoon along with Mazzy Star and quality piece of CAKE.

8.23.2020 Alt_Backspace

8.23.2020 Alt_Backspace

Nine Inch Nails, The Clash and Depeche Mode lead this set along with 311, Third Eye Blind, XTC and Urge Overkill, plus Faith No More, The Afghan Whigs, Bjork and “Scooby Snacks” from Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Zoinks!

8.16.2020 Alt_Backspace

8.16.2020 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, STP and Social D in this set along with Green Day, Veruca Salt, New Order and Morrissey, plus U2, Blink 182 and “Circles” from Soul Coughing.

8.9.2020 Alt_Backspace

8.9.2020 Alt_Backspace

Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode and Pearl Jam drive this set along with early Green Day, Beck and Face To Face, plus The Smithereens, The Stone Roses, Suzanne Vega and a ska punk cover of an 80s classic from Save Ferris.

8.2.2020 Alt_Backspace

8.2.2020 Alt_Backspace

The Cure, Oasis, STP and 311 lead this set along with Local H, Pavement and Material Issue. Plus, MTV launched 39 years ago this weekend, so music from the first day of “music television” from The Buggles, Blondie, The Pretenders, The Vapors and Split Enz.

7.26.2020 Alt_Backspace

7.26.2020 Alt_Backspace

Green Day, Weezer, The Smiths and Nine Inch Nails in this set along with Soundgarden, Sneaker Pimps and Matthew Sweet, plus The Replacements, Rage, They Might Be Giants and “Super Bon Bon” from Soul Coughing.

7.19.2020 Alt_Backspace

7.19.2020 Alt_Backspace

Depeche Mode, Beck, The Smiths and Garbage in this set along with L7, Stroke 9, Local H and O.M.D., plus Love And Rockets, The Pixies and a refresher course in popularity from Nada Surf.