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

1.26.20 Alt_Backspace

1.26.20 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Jane’s Addiction, Alice In Chains and Green Day lead this set along with Bad Religion, Cracker, The Clash and Catherine Wheel plus The Smiths, Blur and the Beastie Boys!

1.19.20 Alt_Backspace

1.19.20 Alt_Backspace

Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, Beck and Radiohead lead this set along with Pearl Jam, Sponge, Garbage and Morrissey, plus New Order, The Smithereens, Urge Overkill and Mister Billy Idol!

1.12.20 Alt_Backspace

1.12.20 Alt_Backspace

Social D, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails and Faith No More drive this set along with The Cure, Our Lady Peace and Nada Surf plus The Replacements, Luscious Jackson and a proper nod to David Bowie.

1.5.20 Alt_Backspace

1.5.20 Alt_Backspace

Weezer, The Smiths, Beck and New Order lead this set along with STP, XTC and The Cure plus The Breeders, Sinead O’Connor and They Might Be Giants!

12.29.19 Alt_Backspace

12.29.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, The Smiths, Bad Religion and Buffalo Tom lead this set along with The Cure, Cake and Jane’s Addiction plus cool covers from The Clash, Cowboy Junkies and the Happy Mondays.

12.22.19 Alt_Backspace

12.22.19 Alt_Backspace

Alice In Chains, Depeche Mode, Green Day and the Red Hot Chili Peppers lead this set with Veruca Salt and Liz Phair, plus U2 and No Doubt cover holiday tunes and Christmas originals from The Ramones, Blink 182 and The Eels.

12.15.19 Alt_Backspace

12.15.19 Alt_Backspace

Weezer, Beck and Social D lead this set along with The Smiths, Soul Coughing, The Cult and 311 plus Face To Face, Garbage, The Afghan Whigs and “Ready To Go” from Republica.

12.8.19 Alt_Backspace

12.8.19 Alt_Backspace

Radiohead, Oasis and Soundgarden lead this set along with STP, XTC and O.M.D. with Porno For Pyros, Depeche Mode and Dinosaur Jr plus an 80’s classic covered by Reel Big Fish!

12.1.19 Alt_Backspace

12.1.19 Alt_Backspace

Alice In Chains, Social D, Green Day and The Smiths lead this set with Joy Division, Veruca Salt, Rancid and Our Lady Peace plus They Might Be Giants, Poe and Go! from Tones On Tail.

11.24.19 Alt_Backspace

11.24.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Jane’s Addiction and Nine Inch Nails lead this set along with The Replacements, Radiohead, Pearl Jam and Primus plus 311, Local H and DNA’s remixed version of “Tom’s Diner”.