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Friday, May 11, 2007

Altrok's Eighties Friday...Plus DJ Shred, 11:30a/9p EDT

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, on Altrok's Eighties Friday 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 11:30am Eastern today, repeating at 9PM if you're familar with La Shred's estimable preferences for things Joy Divisiony, Depecheish, and Siouxsian, you should be all set.

You can see DJ Shred live on Saturday, May 19 at Disorder, a post punk extravaganza she's ringleading in lower Manhattan at the Double Down Saloon. Head on over to 14 Avenue A at Houston St. at about 10pm that night, and stay as long as you're able; she'll have you covered (musically, at any rate.) Check her MySpace for details. Ready...set...

The bands for today (5/4/2007) are:

A Flock Of Seagulls, ABC, Alphaville, APB The B-52's, B-Movie, Bad Brains, Bauhaus, The Beastie Boys, Big Audio Dynamite, Big Black, Big Country, Blancmange, Blondie, Bronski Beat, Buzzcocks China Crisis, The Church, The Clash, The Comsat Angels, Elvis Costello, Crazy 8s, The Creatures, The Cult, The Cure The Danse Society, Depeche Mode, Devo, Dolby's Cube, Thomas Dolby, Dramarama Easterhouse, Eat, Echo & The Bunnymen, The English Beat The Fabulous Poodles, Fad Gadget, The Fall, Fiction Factory, John Foxx, Freur Gang Of Four, Peter Godwin Heaven 17, Hilary, The Hoodoo Gurus, The Human League The Icicle Works Joe Jackson, The Jam, Joy Division Killing Joke Let's Active, Liquid Liquid, Lords Of The New Church, Love & Rockets, Love And Rockets, Lene Lovich, The Lyres M, Madness, Magazine, Midnight Oil, The Mighty Lemon Drops, Ministry, Mission Of Burma, Morrissey, Peter Murphy New Musik, New Order, Nine Inch Nails, Gary Numan Oingo Boingo, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Robert Palmer, Polyrock, Pop Will Eat Itself, Iggy Pop, The Pretenders, The Primitives, The Producers, The Psychedelic Furs, Ltd. Public Image R.E.M., The Ramones, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Replacements Peter Schilling, The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Secession, Seona Dancing, Pete Shelley, Simple Minds, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Sisters Of Mercy, The Smiths, The Sound, Spandau Ballet, Split Enz, Squeeze, The Stone Roses, The Stranglers, The Style Council, The Suburbs, Sugarcubes Talking Heads, Troy Tate, The Teardrop Explodes, Tears For Fears, The The, They Might Be Giants, Time Zone, Frank Tovey U2, Ultravox, Ultravox! The Vapors, Violent Femmes Wall of Voodoo, Whizz For Atoms, Wire, The Wonder Stuff, Wreckless Eric X, XTC Yello 


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