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8.1.2021 History Of Alternative

8.1.2021 History Of Alternative

Pearl Jam, The Smiths, Weezer and Veruca Salt in this set along with STP, Soul Coughing and Spoon, U2, Blink 182, XTC and INXS, plus a nod to MTVs 40th anniversary with The Pretenders, David Bowie, Split Enz and “Video Killed The Radio Star” from The Buggles.

12.27.2020 History Of Alternative

12.27.2020 History Of Alternative

Jane’s Addiction, Nine Inch Nails, Green Day and Morrissey in this set along with STP, Local H, R.E.M. and MXPX, cool covers from Joan Jett and Mike Ness and the best song ever from Tears For Fears.

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.

3.22.2020 Alt_Backspace

3.22.2020 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Weezer and Jane’s Addiction lead this set along with Veruca Salt, STP and INXS plus, the Beastie Boys, Mistah Billy Idol and a nod to the 30th anniversary of Depeche Mode’s “Violator” album,

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!

10.6.19 Alt_Backspace

10.6.19 Alt_Backspace

Radiohead, Pearl Jam, The Smiths and The Cure lead this set of retro goods along with Buffalo Tom, Bjork and The Beastie Boys plus Devo, The Replacements and Faith No More.

7.28.19 Alt_Backspace

7.28.19 Alt_Backspace

Flanking the show with Stabbing Westward tunes to salute our soon-to-be departing friend Walt Flakus along with Walt favorites from Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, Echo And The Bunnymen, The The and Radiohead. Plus, Beck, The Cure, Nada Surf and Reel Big Fish covering an 80s classic complete this retro set.

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5.5.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Blur, Beck and The Smiths leads this set along with Bad Religion, Green Day, STP and R.E.M. Plus, Mexican Radio from Wall Of Voodoo, a cool cover from Cowboy Junkies and a track from The Stone Roses debut album released 30 years ago this week.

9.9.18 Alt_Backspace

9.9.18 Alt_Backspace

A retro set with some artists playing Riot Fest next weekend (Beck, Gary Numan, Killing Joke), a catchy accordion tune released 30 years ago (Peek-A-Boo) and one of Eddie Vedder’s favorite non-Pearl Jam songs (Buffalo Tom).

7.22.18 Alt_Backspace

7.22.18 Alt_Backspace

Music from the bands who played the first Lollapalooza 27 years ago (Jane’s Addiction, Nine Inch Nails, Violent Femmes, Siouxsie And The Banshees) plus a proper nod to Hello Nasty for this set of classic 80s and 90s tunes.