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7.17.2022 History Of Alternative

7.17.2022 History Of Alternative

Beck, The Cure, Green Day and Oasis in this set, album anniversaries for Candlebox, Catherine Wheel, The Flaming Lips and The Hives, cool covers from Pearl Jam, Siouxsie And The Banshees and No Doubt, plus U2, Juliana Hatfield 3 and “Steal My Sunshine” from Len.

3.6.2022 History Of Alternative

3.6.2022 History Of Alternative

Album anniversaries aplenty this week for Soundgarden, Nine Inch Nails, 2 U2 albums, Radiohead, Buffalo Tom, Kaiser Chiefs, Husker Du and Evanescence, cool covers from The Lemonheads, Dynamite Hack and Sinead O’Connor, plus Green Day, Social D, The Smiths and “Popular” from Nada Surf.

9.19.2021 History Of Alternative

9.19.2021 History Of Alternative

Beck, Beastie Boys, The B-52’s and 311 in this set along with Chicago’s Veruca Salt and Urge Overkill, album anniversaries for Green Day, Social D and Liz Phair, plus bands playing Riot Fest today (The Flaming Lips, Devo, New Found Glory, Simple Plan) and Orgy’s cool cover of Blue Monday.

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.

6.6.2021 History Of Alternative

6.6.2021 History Of Alternative

Oasis, Beastie Boys, Beck and Bjork in this set along with Social D, New Order, Radiohead and The Cure, plus U2, “3 Strange Days” from School Of Fish, 4 Non Blondes and Baz Luhrmann dispenses timeless life advice with “Everybodys Free To Wear Sunscreen”.

2.21.2021 History Of Alternative

2.21.2021 History Of Alternative

Blink 182, The Ramones, Veruca Salt and Nine Inch Nails in this set along with Pearl Jam, The Pixies, Weezer and New Order, plus Soundgarden, The Smiths, Siouxsie And the Banshees and “Stacy’s Mom” from Fountains Of Wayne!

1.17.2021 History Of Alternative

1.17.2021 History Of Alternative

Green Day, Morrissey, Pearl Jam and The Cure lead this set along with Nine Inch Nails, The Ramones, Sonic Youth and Veruca Salt, plus Depeche Mode, Beck and cool covers from Echo And The Bunnymen and Siouxsie And the Banshees.

12.20.2020 History Of Alternative

12.20.2020 History Of Alternative

The Clash, Green Day, Jimmy Eat World and Veruca Salt in this set along with Weezer, INXS, XTC and Pearl Jam plus holiday covers from U2, No Doubt and Save Ferris and an anti-Christmas anthem from Blink 182.

10.4.2020 Alt_Backspace

10.4.2020 Alt_Backspace

Weezer, Pearl Jam and Dinosaur Jr drive this set along with Bad Religion, New Order, Soul Coughing and The Cure, plus 311, They Might Be Giants, Alanis and The Smiths.

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.

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.

3.15.2020 Alt_Backspace

3.15.2020 Alt_Backspace

Alice In Chains, Live, 311 and Green Day lead this set along with The Smiths, Depeche Mode and The Cure plus a nod to the Irish with U2, The Waterboys, Sinead O’Connor, The Undertones, Stiff Little Fingers and Flogging Molly.

12.22.19 Alt_Backspace

12.22.19 Alt_Backspace

Alice In Chains, Depeche Mode, Green Day and the Red Hot Chili Peppers lead this set with Veruca Salt and Liz Phair, plus U2 and No Doubt cover holiday tunes and Christmas originals from The Ramones, Blink 182 and The Eels.

12.8.19 Alt_Backspace

12.8.19 Alt_Backspace

Radiohead, Oasis and Soundgarden lead this set along with STP, XTC and O.M.D. with Porno For Pyros, Depeche Mode and Dinosaur Jr plus an 80’s classic covered by Reel Big Fish!

8.18.19 Alt_Backspace

8.18.19 Alt_Backspace

The Pumpkins, Radiohead, Green Day and 311 lead this set along with Morrissey, The Cult, Rancid and Liz Phair plus STP, CIV, INXS, R.E.M. and “Down By The Water” from PJ Harvey.

7.21.19 Alt_Backspace

7.21.19 Alt_Backspace

Pearl Jam, The Cure, Green Day and The Replacements lead this set along with Weezer, Bad Religion, 311 and Belly plus The Smiths, The Smithereens and ska punk goodness from Buck-O-Nine!

5.26.19 Alt_Backspace

5.26.19 Alt_Backspace

Weezer, The Cure, Beck and 311 lead this set along with Oasis, The Smiths, Belly and The Replacements. Plus, Iggy Pop, “American Music” from The Violent Femmes and a song of summer from Fountains Of Wayne.

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!

3.17.19 Alt_Backspace

3.17.19 Alt_Backspace

Bands from Ireland (The Waterboys, Ash, The Pogues, U2 and The Cranberries) lead this St. Paddy’s Day set of retro goods along with Green Day, The Cure, 311 and Flogging Molly. Slainte!