Tag Archives: Split Enz

11.28.2021 History Of Alternative

11.28.2021 History Of Alternative

Weezer, Beck, The Cure and Cake in this set along with Blink 182, Nine Inch Nails, Foo Fighters and Fiona Apple, cool covers from Spoon and The Happy Mondays, plus Pearl Jam, PJ Harvey and “6 Underground” from Sneaker Pimps.

8.15.2021 History Of Alternative

8.15.2021 History Of Alternative

Beck, Blondie, The Smiths and Social D on the show along with Cake, The Pixies, The Cure and Kings Of Leon, album anniversaries for Garbage, The Eels and The Jesus And Mary Chain and the ska punk goodness of The Mighty Mighty Bosstones!

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.

3.28.2021 History Of Alternative

3.28.2021 History Of Alternative

Depeche Mode, STP, No Doubt and Nine Inch Nails in this set along with Blink 182, XTC, U2 and Marvelous 3, plus Jimmy Eat World, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Hot Hot Heat and “Super Bon Bon” from Soul Coughing.

1.10.2021 History Of Alternative

1.10.2021 History Of Alternative

David Bowie, Beck, Bad Religion and Kate Bush in this set along with Social D, INXS, XTC and DMB along with Muse, The Stone Roses, Incubus and Garbage, plus all the swoon along feels in Mazzy Star’s “Fade Into You”.

10.25.2020 History Of Alternative

10.25.2020 History Of Alternative

Green Day, Weezer, The Killers and Depeche Mode in this set along with Oasis, Rancid, The Stone Roses and Vampire Weekend, plus The Ramones, Rise Against and Dynamite Hack’s cover of NWA’s “Boys-In-the Hood”.

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.

7.12.2020 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!

4.26.2020 Alt_Backspace

4.26.2020 Alt_Backspace

Sublime, Social D and STP lead this set along with Oasis, The Cure, Morrissey and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, plus The Replacements, a cool cover from Urge Overkill and the introductory story of the Beastie Boys.

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!

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.

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!

8.4.19 Alt_Backspace

8.4.19 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Green Day and Alice In Chains lead this set along with Social D, O.M.D., R.E.M. and The Smiths plus tunes from the first day of MTV 38 years ago (The Buggles, Split Enz and The Pretenders)

6.23.19 Alt_Backspace

6.23.19 Alt_Backspace

Green Day, The Cure, Beck and Radiohead lead this set along with XTC, O.M.D. and R.E.M plus Material Issue, Veruca Salt, Save Ferris covering an 80s classic and Cake.

4.21.19 Alt_Backspace

4.21.19 Alt_Backspace

Green Day, Social D, Pearl Jam and U2 lead this set along with Veruca Salt, The Eels and Soul Coughing. Plus, DMB, OMD and two sweet “Candy” songs for Easter.

12.9.18 Alt_Backspace

12.9.18 Alt_Backspace

Bad Religion, The B-52’s, Buffalo Tom and “Super Bon Bon” from Soul Coughing in this set along with STP, U2 and 311. Plus, a proper Buzzcocks tune for the late Pete Shelley.

9.23.18 Alt_Backspace

9.23.18 Alt_Backspace

Leading with a track from Nirvana’s “Nevermind” released 27 years ago, UK imports (Oasis, The English Beat, James), solid ska horns (Goldfinger, Less Than Jake) and a classic shredder from Hum make up this set of retro goods.

8.5.18 Alt_Backspace

8.5.18 Alt_Backspace

“You’ll never look at music the same way again” said VJ Mark Goodman when MTV launched 37 years ago this week (8.1.81) with videos from The Buggles, Split Enz, The Pretenders, Talking Heads and The Vapors.

6.24.18 Alt_Backspace

6.24.18 Alt_Backspace

This set of classic 80s and 90s includes three cool cover tunes, two songs from superb soundtracks and one one-hit wonder!

5.13.18 Alt_Backspace

5.13.18 Alt_Backspace

Celebrating Mother’s Day with music from some fantastic female fronted bands and artists!