Tag Archives: Metric

1.1.2023 History Of Alternative

1.1.2023 History Of Alternative

U2’s “New Year’s Day”, Blink 182, Nine Inch Nails and The Ramones in this set along with Weezer, Cake, Liz Phair and New Order, plus Oasis, The Flaming Lips, Letters To Cleo and “3 Strange Days” from School Of Fish.

11.20.2022 History Of Alternative

11.20.2022 History Of Alternative

Weezer, The Replacements, Alice In Chains and alt-J in this set, album anniversaries for Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, Bad Religion, U2 and Sum 41, plus Nine Inch Nails, Veruca Salt, The Strokes, Soul Coughing and The Stone Roses.

10.23.2022 History Of Alternative

10.23.2022 History Of Alternative

Beck, The Breeders, Nine Inch Nails and 311 in this set, album anniversaries for Linkin Park, Smashing Pumpkins, Incubus, Stone Temple Pilots, Foo Fighters and Amy Winehouse, plus The Cure, Blondie, Buffalo Tom, Blur’s “Parklife” and They Might Be Giants.

Metric — The Lounge

Metric — The Lounge

Metric stopped by The Lounge to give us a few “Dirt Road” versions of their songs!! Check it out here!

10.16.2022 History Of Alternative

10.16.2022 History Of Alternative

Beastie Boys, Blink 182, Bjork and The Smiths in this set, album anniversaries for Pearl Jam, Green Day, Jimmy Eat World, Fatboy Slim, Matthew Sweet, Nine Inch Nails and Depeche Mode, plus The Breeders, XTC, Stroke 9, 311 and The Darkness.

5.15.2022 History Of Alternative

5.15.2022 History Of Alternative

Riot Fest bands Nine Inch Nails, My Chemical Romance, Bad Religion, Placebo, Alkaline Trio and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs in this set along with album anniversaries for Weezer, The Clash, Primus, Death Cab For Cutie, Linkin Park and The Raconteurs, plus Beck, Veruca Salt and Reel Big Fish’s cover of “Take On Me”.

2.20.2022 History Of Alternative

2.20.2022 History Of Alternative

Weezer, Beck, Depeche Mode and Veruca Salt in this set along with The Ramones, Morrissey, Muse and Metric, cool covers from the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Orgy, plus XTC, INXS, R.E.M. and “Scooby Snacks” from Fun Lovin’ Criminals.

6.20.2021 History Of Alternative

6.20.2021 History Of Alternative

Beck, Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails and Social D in this set along with Weezer, The Replacements, Veruca Salt and Bjork, plus The Cure, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and a refresher course in popularity from Nada Surf.

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!

Queued Up #299 Playlist – 9.30.18

Queued Up #299 Playlist – 9.30.18

Here’s this week’s road map for our weekly 2 hour road trip into new music! I had to include Actors as they were just in town for the Coldwaves Festival at Metro and did an even longer set at JBTV! One of my favs of the year. Hope you find something you like! -wALT

Queued Up #148

Queued Up #148

wALT plays Cage The Elephant’s new track, introduces some local Chicago bands on the rise, and so much more on this Queued Up.