The 80s Underground #1816
May19

The 80s Underground #1816

This week’s playlist for The 80s Underground on andHow.FM! Truly a lost genre of radio programming until now… LOWLIFE – Tongue Tied & Twisted (Diminuendo) 1987 EASTERHOUSE – Out On Your Own (Contenders) 1986 CHAMELEONS UK – Pleasure & Pain (12″ single) 1985 LIVE SKULL – Safe From Me (Positraction) 1987 TEARDROP EXPLODES – Bent Out of Shape (Wilder) 1981 THE BOLSHOI – Someone’s Daughter (Friends) 1986 PETE SHELLEY – Yesterday’s Not Here (Homosapien) 1981 DEVO – Freedom Of Choice (Freedom Of Choice) 1980 NEW ORDER – The Village (Power Corruption & Lies) 1983 THE CURE – A Short Term Effect (Pornography) SKELETAL FAMILY – Split Him Into (12″ single b-side) 1986 THE DAMNED – I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night (Live in Japan) 1987 GANG OF FOUR – On The Instant (Songs of the Free) 1982 CHINA CRISIS – Wishful Thinking (Working With Fire & Steel) 1983 AZTEC CAMERA – Lost Outside the Tunnel (High Land Hard Rain) 1983 COLOR ME GONE – Lose Control (s/t EP) 1983 GRAPES OF WRATH – Try (Treehouse) 1987 R.E.M. – Box Cars/Carnival of Sorts (Chronic Town EP) 1982 DRIVIN N’ CRYIN’ – Honeysuckle Blue (Mystery Road) 1989 X – My Soul Cries Your Name (Ain’t Love Grand) 1985 BEAT FARMERS – Big Ugly Wheels (Van Go) 1986 THE VANDALS – Susanville (Slippery When Ill) 1988 fIREHOSE – Choose Any Memory (Ragin Full On) 1986 DINOSAUR JR. – Raisans (You’re Living All Over Me) 1987 MARY MY HOPE – Wildman Childman (Museum) 1989 TRUE WEST – And Then The Rain (Hollywood Holiday EP) 1983 THE FEELIES – Sedan Delivery (No One Knows EP) 1986 THE MEKONS – Ghosts of American Astronauts (So Good It Hurts) 1988 Check out our LIVE SCHEDULE for showtimes! ...

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The 80s Underground
Sep28

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...

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