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Friday, March 02, 2007

Altrok Eighties Friday: DJ Shred at 9:00pm

Today and every Friday, you'll hear a big pile of the music we had available in the 80's, all day and through the night, in CD Quality MP3 Pro, at Altrok Radio.

Got a slow connection? We've put it up for you in glorious mono as well - check the "slower connections" link on the right of the page.

We do it every Friday, and we do it with a lot of tracks you won't necessarily hear on your average "Eighties Rewind" special...and that's 'cause we were there, and the stuff that sold well wasn't necessarily the stuff that we keep going back to. "I Ran" and "I Melt With You" have been shoved out of the way to make room for some really good stuff (often including the good stuff A Flock Of Seagulls and Modern English made that got completely overshadowed by their "one hit wonders".)

As if that weren't enough, DJ Shred shares her fantastic collection with you today for two hours, starting at 9PM if you're familar with La Shred's estimable preferences for things Joy Divisiony, Depecheish, and Siouxsian, you should be all set.

(She was also on for two hours at 11:30am, but we got this updated a bit late today...)

The bands for today (3/2/2007) are:

ABC, APB, Age Of Chance

The B-52's, B-Movie, Bauhaus, Blondie, Blue In Heaven, The Bongos, Bow Wow Wow, David Bowie, Bronski Beat, Buzzcocks

Cabaret Voltaire, The Call, The Chameleons, China Crisis, The Church, The Clash, Combo Audio, The Comsat Angels, Alice Cooper, Julian Cope, Elvis Costello, Josie Cotton, The Cure

The Damned, The Danse Society, The dB's, Depeche Mode, Devo, The Dickies, Thomas Dolby, Dramarama, Stephen 'Tin Tin' Duffy, Ian Dury And The Blockheads

Easterhouse, Eat, Echo & The Bunnymen, Eddie & The Hot Rods, The English Beat, The Europeans

The Fall, The Flying Lizards

Gang Of Four, Garbage, General Public, Generation X, Martin Gore

Happy Mondays, Heaven 17, The Hoodoo Gurus, The House Of Love

The Icicle Works

Joe Jackson, The Jam, The Jim Carroll Band

Killing Joke

Love & Rockets, Lene Lovich, The Lyres

Mad Daddys, Madness, Martha and The Muffins, Meat Beat Manifesto, Midnight Oil, Ministry, Morrissey, Peter Murphy

Bill Nelson, New Order, The New York Dolls, Nine Inch Nails, Gary Numan

Sinead O'Connor, Oingo Boingo

Robert Palmer, Polecats, Pop Will Eat Itself, Iggy Pop, The Primitives, The Psychedelic Furs, Psychic TV, Public Image Ltd.

R.E.M., The Ramones, Red Box, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Replacements, Romeo Void

The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Sex Pistols, Pete Shelley, Simple Minds, Siouxsie And The Banshees, The Sisters Of Mercy, The Skids, The Smithereens, The Smiths, Soft Cell, The Sound, Sparks, The Specials, Split Enz, Squeeze, Stranglers, The Style Council, The Suburbs, Sugarcubes

Talk Talk, Talking Heads, The Teardrop Explodes, Tears For Fears, The The, They Might Be Giants, Tones On Tail, TV21

U2, Ultravox, The Untouchables

The Vapors, Violent Femmes

Wire, The Wonder Stuff, The Woodentops



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