Tag Archives: A Flock Of Seagulls

6.12.2022 History Of Alternative

6.12.2022 History Of Alternative

Album anniversaries this week for The Killers, Alanis, Nirvana, Beastie Boys, Blink 182, Radiohead and New Found Glory, cool covers from The Bangles and Save Ferris, plus Pearl Jam, The Cure, STP and Garbage.

4.10.2022 History Of Alternative

4.10.2022 History Of Alternative

Oasis, Depeche Mode, 311 and Nine Inch Nails in this set along with album anniversaries for No Doubt, Hum, The Hives, Hole, Violent Femmes and The Cult, plus music from the Empire Records soundtrack (Sponge, The Buggles, Edwyn Collins, The The and the Gin Blossoms) for Rex Manning Day!

2.13.2022 History Of Alternative

2.13.2022 History Of Alternative

Cool covers from Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, 311 and Nirvana in this set along with album anniversaries for Blur, Social D and LCD Soundsystem and all sorts of Valentine’s Day vibes with Joy Division, The Cure, Plain White T’s and The Smiths.

12.19.2021 History Of Alternative

12.19.2021 History Of Alternative

Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Garbage and Jimmy Eat World in this set along with Cake, The Cure, Alanis and Liz Phair, album anniversaries for The Clash and Peter Murphy, plus holiday tunes from The Ramones, No Doubt, U2, Blink 182 and The Eels

10.24.2021 History Of Alternative

10.24.2021 History Of Alternative

Depeche Mode, Pearl Jam, Oasis and Weezer in this set along with album anniversaries for Smashing Pumpkins, Linkin Park, Incubus and Matthew Sweet, plus Blondie, The Cure, Our Lady Peace and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin.

9.5.2021 History Of Alternative

9.5.2021 History Of Alternative

Beck, Nine Inch Nails, 311 and Blink 182 in this set along with Garbage, Social D, The Smiths and The Smithereens, TV On The Radio’s jam “Wolf Like Me” and album anniversaries for System Of A Down, Local H, Hole, Kasabian and Bob Mould’s band Sugar.

7.11.2021 History Of Alternative

7.11.2021 History Of Alternative

The Smiths, New Order, Beck and Nine Inch Nails in this set along with The Replacements, Social D, Blondie and They Might Be Giants, plus U2, 311 and “6 Underground” from Sneaker Pimps.

5.9.2021 History Of Alternative

5.9.2021 History Of Alternative

Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam, Green Day and Morrissey in this set along with Garbage, The Pretenders, PJ Harvey and Patti Smith plus The Cure, Rancid, The Stone Roses and Mr. Glenn Danzig crooning “Mother”. Happy Mother’s Day!

4.4.2021 History Of Alternative

4.4.2021 History Of Alternative

Green Day, Social D, Rancid and the Beastie Boys lead this set along with Veruca Salt, Nine Inch Nails, Oasis and Depeche Mode, plus proper Nirvana tunes and even more proper tunes from Empire Records including Edwyn Collins, The The and Sponge. Happy Rex Manning Day!

2.14.2021 History Of Alternative

2.14.2021 History Of Alternative

Rock ‘N Roll Hall Of Fame nominees Foo Fighters, Devo, and Rage lead this set along with Social D and Radiohead, plus proper Valentine’s Day tunes from The Cure, The Flaming Lips, Joy Division and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

11.22.2020 History Of Alternative

11.22.2020 History Of Alternative

Soundgarden, Green Day, Incubus and Echo And The Bunnymen in this set along with Radiohead, Luscious Jackson, Beastie Boys, Belly and Bloc Party, plus Nine Inch Nails, Nada Surf and the “Nookie” from Limp Bizkit!

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.

02.09.2020 Alt_Backspace

02.09.2020 Alt_Backspace

A Valentine’s Day themed set of varying moods from New Order, The Cure, 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!

9.22.19 Alt_Backspace

9.22.19 Alt_Backspace

Weezer, Social D and Veruca Salt drive this set along with Green Day, The Smiths, Blur and The Replacements plus Matthew Sweet and Mr. Peter Murrrrrphy!

6.2.19 Alt_Backspace

6.2.19 Alt_Backspace

Green Day, Bad Religion, Pearl Jam and Live lead this set along with The Prodigy, New Order, Soul Coughing and “Scooby Snacks” from Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Plus, Baz Luhrmann curates a classic commencement speech that still hold up 20 years later.

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!

9.16.18 Alt_Backspace

9.16.18 Alt_Backspace

More Riot Fest bands (Weezer, Bad Religion, Johnny Marr of The Smiths) along with cool UK bands (Catherine Wheel, Blur and Supergrass) and the retro “poof mullets” of A Flock Of Seagulls complete this set of 80s and 90s goods.

8.27.17 – Alt_Backspace

8.27.17 – Alt_Backspace

“Wishlist” by Pearl Jam was on our wishlist for Alt_Backspace this week (spoiler: our wish came true)

3.12.17 – Alt_Backspace

3.12.17 – Alt_Backspace

If only we could go back in time to tell ourselves we really DIDN’T need that last whiskey shot yesterday…closest we can get to time travel is listening to 80s/90s alternative while nursing our hangover.