The 80s Underground

Truly a lost genre of radio programming until now…

Underground music [ˌən-dər-ˈgrau̇nd ˈmyü-zik] comprises musical genres beyond mainstream culture. Any song that is not being legally commercialized is considered underground. Such music may tend to express common ideals, such as high regard for sincerity and intimacy, freedom of creative expression as opposed to the highly formulaic composition of commercial music, and appreciation of artistic individuality as opposed to conformity to current mainstream trends.

The 80s Underground resurrects the best in 80’s Indie, College, Punk, Post-punk, New wave, and Modern rock. Your host Jeff Shelton devotes a concentrated two hours each week to bring you the best in completely Underground 80’s rock.

For showtimes check out our live programme schedule!

80's Underground Podcasts

Truly a lost genre of radio programming until now...the 80’s Underground resurrects the best in 80’s indie, college, punk, post-punk, new wave, and modern rock every Tuesday morning 11am - 1pm (PST) on 103.3fm in Santa Clara, CA and online at No other radio show in the Bay Area (or perhaps the state) devotes such a concentrated two hours to the best in completely underground 80’s rock.

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JOHAN LINDELL - On The Roof (Ghost Rider) 1985 SPLIT ENZ - I Wake Up Every Night (Conflicting Emotions) 1983 SQUEEZE - In Quintessence (East Side Story) 1981 LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS - Perfect Skin (Rattlesnakes) 1984 WIRE TRAIN - Half a Lifetime (Last Perfect Thing b-side) 1985 BLEACHED BLACK - I Was In Your Life (s/t) 1987 DUMPTRUCK - Going Nowhere (For The Country) 1987 THE TRAGICALLY HIP - Last American Exit (s/t EP) 1987 THE LONG RYDERS - 10-5-60 (10-5-60 EP) 1983 JET BLACK BERRIES - Murder (Animal Necessity) 1988 GUADALCANAL DIARY - Winds of Change (2x4) 1987 MIRACLE LEGION - Say Hello (The Backyard EP) 1984 O POSITIVE - Not Enough (Cloud Factory EP) 1987
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FOR AGAINST - Daylight (Echelons) 1987 SAD LOVERS & GIANTS - Colourless Dream (Epic Garden Music) 1982 PLAY DEAD - Walk Away (From The Promised Land) 1984 KILLING JOKE - Birds of a Feather (12" single) 1982 SISTERS OF MERCY - Marian (First Last & Always) 1985 CHRISTIAN DEATH - Romeo's Distress (Only Theatre Of Pain) 1982 NEW MODEL ARMY - Stupid Questions (single) 1989 EASTERHOUSE - To Live Like This (Contenders) 1986 THE BOLSHOI - Giants (Giants EP) 1986 TV21 - Something's Wrong (single) 1981 TEARDROP EXPLODES - Colours Fly Away (Wilder) 1981 FIGURES ON A BEACH - Decay (Swimming EP) 1983 SPARKS - A Fun Bunch of Guys...(In Outer Space) 1983

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