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

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.

7.12.2020 Alt_Backspace

7.12.2020 Alt_Backspace

Green Day, The Replacements, New Order, Ned’s Atomic Dustbin are here along with The Smiths, Veruca Salt, Beastie Boys and Bad Religion plus Dinosaur Jr., 311, Violent Femmes and Smash Mouth!

7.5.2020 Alt_Backspace

7.5.2020 Alt_Backspace

Social D, Sublime and Sponge in this set along with Pearl Jam, The Clash, 311 and Oasis plus The Breeders, Buffalo Tom, R.E.M. and “4th Of July” from X.

6.28.2020 Alt_Backspace

6.28.2020 Alt_Backspace

The Smiths. Beck, Depeche Mode and Blur in this set along with Garbage, Duran Duran, Devo, Blondie and The Buzzcocks, plus Erasure, Placebo, Husker Du and Kajagoogoo.

6.21.2020 Alt_Backspace

6.21.2020 Alt_Backspace

Nine Inch Nails, Green Day and U2 in this set along with Cracker, Siouxsie And the Banshees and Buck-O-Nine plus proper dad tunes from the Violent Femmes, Jane’s Addiction, Everclear and The Modfather – Mr. Paul Weller of The Jam.

6.14.2020 Alt_Backspace

6.14.2020 Alt_Backspace

Alice In Chains, Depeche Mode and Weezer in this set along with The Smiths, Pearl Jam, Veruca Salt and Reel Big Fish along with Bjork, 311, Marvelous 3 amd “3 Strange Days” from School Of Fish.

6.7.2020 Alt_Backspace

6.7.2020 Alt_Backspace

Beck, Pearl Jam and Jane’s Addiction lead this set with Oasis, Green Day, They Might Be Giants and Luscious Jackson, plus Stereo MC’s, The Pretenders, Cake and “Circles” from Soul Coughing

5.31.2020 Alt_Backspace

5.31.2020 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Depeche Mode and STP lead this set along with The Smiths, Radiohead, Buffalo Tom and XTC plus New Order, Screaming Trees from the SINGLES soundtrack and songs of summer from Fountains Of Wayne and Sublime.