Tag Archives: The Buggles

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.

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.

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!

3.7.2021 History Of Alternative

3.7.2021 History Of Alternative

Beastie Boys, STP, Muse and Fiona Apple in this set along with Depeche Mode, Dinosaur Jr, Nine Inch Nails and 311, plus Morrissey, Garbage, Letters To Cleo and a proper nod to late reggae icon Bunny Wailer.

1.24.2021 History Of Alternative

1.24.2021 History Of Alternative

Oasis, Incubus, Radiohead and Green Day here along with Bad Religion, Blondie and Bjork, plus Social D, New Order and a few 90’s one-hit wonders from The Refreshments, Spacehog and The Rentals.

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.

4.5.2020 Alt_Backspace

4.5.2020 Alt_Backspace

Soundgarden, Oasis, Cracker and Morrissey lead this set along with Garbage, The Cure and Foutntains of Wayne for the late Adam Schlesinger, plus a proper nod to “Rex Manning Day” (4/8) with music from Empire Records by Sponge, The The, Edwyn Collins, The Buggles and the Gin Blossoms.

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)

4.7.19 Alt_Backspace

4.7.19 Alt_Backspace

Nirvana, Radiohead, STP and 311 lead this set along with Nine Inch Nails, New Order and Urge Overkill. Plus, we must dwell on the Empire Records soundtrack for Rex Manning Day and hear Edwyn Collins, The The, Gin Blossoms and The Buggles!

1.27.19 Alt_Backspace

1.27.19 Alt_Backspace

Beck, Beastie Boys, The Stone Roses and The Replacements with R.E.M., DMB and 311 in this set of retro goods. Plus, PJ Harvey, The Smiths and a Semisonic song NOT “Closing Time”.

10.21.18 Alt_Backspace

10.21.18 Alt_Backspace

Oasis, Depeche Mode and Mr. Billy Idol lead this set of 80s and 90s goods featuring Our Lady Peace, Juliana Hatfield, 311 and the Mighty Mighty…..Bosstones!

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.

4.9.17 – Alt_Backspace

4.9.17 – Alt_Backspace

Happy Belated Rex Manning Day! Listening to retro tunage is the best way to celebrate.

1.22.17 – Alt_Backspace

1.22.17 – Alt_Backspace

We need 3 cc’s of alternative music – STAT! (We’re obviously referring to The Cult, The Clash, and The Cure)