The Alternative with Chris Atwood
The Alternative: 09.25.1509/30/15
Hello from the Boston Calling Music Festival and 90-minutes of classic alt rock and new alt rock from Boston Calling performers.
The Alternative: 09.18.15
The Smiths, seriously, join Atwood on the show to produce a great 90 minutes of classic alt rock.
The Alternative; 09.11.15
The Police "Bring on the Night" and the new schedule for The Alternative as we share airtime with Friday Night Football broadcasts. 120 minutes of classic alt rock!
The Alternative: 09.04.15 (Hour 1 + 2)
The Alternative Crew kicks-off an in-studio party with laughs and great alt rock. An interview with Boston's Didn't Planet as well.
The Alternative: 09.04.15 (Hour 2 + 3)
The Atwood Crew party continues with CHVRCHES, an interview with Boston Calling co-founder Mike Snow, and great alternative music.
The Alternative: 08.28.15 (Hour 2 + 3)
Hour 2 + 3 begins with a scorcher from Wire Train and we stay in alternative overdrive for the next two hours with great alt rock from the 80s and new stuff by the CHVRCHES. Welcome new fans from Albuquerque, NM! Thank you for the Facebook likes.
The Alternative: 08.28.15 (Hour 1)
We're just getting warmed up in Hour 1 with lost alt classics that will blow your mind. Thompson Twins, Erasure, Dum Dum Girls, The Smiths, Love + Rockets, and new stuff by Of Monsters + Men, Frank Turner, and more.
The Alternative: 08.21.15 (Hour 2 + 3)
120 minutes of alternative radio with Boston comedian Dirty Frank as guest DJ and an interview with Kansas City alt rockers The Feel Bad Hit.
The Alternative: 08.21.15 (Hour 1)
Catherine Wheel starts the show with "Heal" and the show amps up from there. Classic alternative rock delivered to the Atwood Army just the way they want it--deep cuts.
The Alternative: 08.14.15 (Hour 1 + 2)
120 minutes of classic 70s punk, 80s college rock, 90s alt rock, and some new stuff from today. Hour 3 features 60 minutes of new alt rock hot off the presses.
The Alternative: 08.14.15 (Hour 3)
New music hour featuring great new alternative artists Crystal Castles, CHVRCHES, Phantogram, and an interview with Danish alt rock sensation MO.
The Alternative: 08.07.15 (Hour 1 + 2)
Hour 1 is 70s alternative @ 7 and Hour 2 is 80s alternative @ 8. Lots of lost classics from both decades. Hey, is that Alternative Rock? Well turn it up!
The Alternative: 07.13.15 (Hour 2 + 3)
120 minutes of The Women of Alt Rock from then and now.
The Alternative: 07.31.15 (Hour 1)
A classic mix of alternative rock and New Order's new "Restless" for the first hour of The Alternative.
The Alternative: 07.24.15 (Hour 2 + 3)
It's July and it's hot. Naked + Famous lead-off 120 minutes of classic alt rock and some great new alt rock as well. Sit back like the Maxell tape guy, turn it up, and enjoy the show!
The Alternative: 07.24.15 (Hour 1)
Let's go for a drive down Route Alternative. Gary Numan, Chameleons, Nick Lowe, The Jam, REM, Violent Femmes, Stone Roses, Trash Can Sinatras, Big Country, Furniture, Wolf Alice, The Vapours, and Modern English provide the soundtrack.
The Alternative: 07.10.15 (Hour 3)
A full hour of U2 from then and now. Enjoy!
The Alternative: 07.10.15 (Hour 2)
More classic alt rock: Ultravox, REM, Talking Heads, The Clash, The Jam, Guess the Alt Rock Band..., David Bowie, Best Coast, Backstage with Geoffrey Morrissey interview with the Lone Bellow, Electronic, and Kitchens of Distinction.
The Alternative: 07.10.15 (Hour 1 +)
Violent Femmes, U2, The Plimsouls, Erasure, Dinosaur Jr., Big Country, new music by The Wombats, Human League, Thompson Twins, Mighty Lemon Drops, Missing Persons, The Strokes, General Public, EBN-ONZ, INXS, Alphaville, Tears for Fears, and The Motels...
The Alternative: 07.03.15 (Hour 1)
Radiohead opens the show and The Smiths close the show. In between tons of listener requests: Lloyd Cole, The Ramones, Buzzcocks, X, Screaming Blue Messiahs, Bush, Blondie, Big Dipper, REM, Hoodoo Gurus, Patti Smith, B-52s, Flock of Seagulls,...
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