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.
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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 www.kscu.org. 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.
THE STRANGLERS - Ships That Pass In The Night (Feline) 1982 XTC - That's Really Super, Supergirl (Skylarking) 1986 DA! - Dark Rooms (single) 1981 TEARDROP EXPLODES - Reward (Kilimanjaro) 1980 BIG COUNTRY - Angle Park (Wonderland b-side) 1984 ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN - Never Stop (Songs To Learn & Sing) 1983 THE LUCY SHOW - Remain (Undone) 1985 THE SILENCERS - I See Red (A Letter From St. Paul) 1987 HUNTERS & COLLECTORS - Living Daylight (Living Daylight EP) 1987 EASTERHOUSE - Come Out Fighting (Waiting For the Red Bird) 1989 fIREHOSE - Honey, Please (If'n) 1987 LOVE TRACTOR - Swing Your Partner (Around The Bend) 1983 R.E.M. - Life & How To Live It (Fables of the Reconstruction) 1985 BUCK PETS - A Little Murder (s/t) 1989
SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES - Christine (Single) 1980 GENE LOVES JEZEBEL - Gorgeous (House Of Dolls) 1987 JOY DIVISION - Dead Souls (Still) 1980 LORDS OF THE NEW CHURCH - Livin On Livin (s/t) 1982 CHAMELEONS UK - Tears (Strange Times) 1986 PLAY DEAD - Pale Fire (single) 1985 LOVE & ROCKETS - All In My Mind (Express) 1986 KILLING JOKE - Night Time (Night Time) 1985 GHOST DANCE - Cruel Light (Word to The Wise EP) 1987 ROSE OF AVALANCHE - The World Is Ours (Never Another Sunset) 1989 THE CURE - A Forest (single) 1980 ALTERED IMAGES - Idols (Happy Birthday) 1981 ULTRAVOX - White China (Lament) 1984 HUMAN LEAGUE - I Love You Too Much (Hysteria) 1984