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Offering up the best in New Wave, Goth, Post-Punk and Ska from the 80's, including rare and hard to find music you forgtot you've missed!

Alternative 80s SurfingTrucker

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    • 4.9 • 55 Ratings

Offering up the best in New Wave, Goth, Post-Punk and Ska from the 80's, including rare and hard to find music you forgtot you've missed!

    #217 - You're Jack The Lad!

    #217 - You're Jack The Lad!

    Spring is officially here in the states, and you know what that means? No, seriously - because I haven't a clue. But, we do know what good music is all about, and here's another podcast full of 80's goodness!
    Track listing:
    1.) The Medicine Show - Big Audio Dynamite
    2.) Nowhere Girl - B-Movie
    3.) Ball Of Confusion [U.S. Mix] - Love and Rockets
    4.) Out Of Hand - Lemon Drops
    5.) Russian Roulette - Lords Of The New Church
    6.) Doot-Doot [12" Mix] - Freur
    7.) Proud To Fall - Ian McCulloch
    8.) Fade To Grey [12" Extended version] - Visage
    9.) Welcome To the Boomtown - David and David
    10.) Between Something And Nothing - The Ocean Blue
    11.) New Toy [12" Mix] - Lene Lovich
    12.) I Go Crazy [Extended Version] - Flesh For Lulu
    13.) Sleeper In Metropolis - Anne Clark
    14.) That Smiling Face - Camouflage
    15.) Swear [Long Version] - Tim Scott
    16.) Homosapian [Elongated Dancepartydubmix] - Pete Shelly

    • 1 hr 37 min
    #216 - Chock Full

    #216 - Chock Full

    Wow - it's been a month? Time Marches on ,and we're sorry for the delay. Don't waste any time - download and enjoy this latest episode of Alt80s!
    Track listing:
    1.) Butterbean - B52s
    2.) Sewing The Seeds Of Love [Wen's Overnight Mix] - Tears For Fears
    3.) Son Of A Gun - Dead Or Alive
    4.) Fishing - PiL
    5.) Fist Banging Mania - S.O.D.
    6.) Institutionalized - Suicidal Tendencies
    7.) Stigmata [Remix] - Ministry
    8.) Nobody's Diary [Extended Version] - Yazoo
    9.) Stand - R.E.M.
    10.) West End Girls [Dance Mix] - Pet Shop Boys
    11.) She's Always in My Hair - Prince
    12.) Rio - Duran Duran
    13.) Rio Rocks! - Sigue Sigue Sputnik
    14.) Another Day - Strawberry Switchblade
    15.) Strawberry Fields Forever [12" Vinyl Mix] - Candy Flip
    16.) Bizarre Love Triangle [Shep Pettibone 12" Remix] - New Order
    17.) New Dress - Depeche Mode
    18.) Dragnet Drag - Peter Murphy
    19.) Call Me [The Indiscriminate Mix] - Go West

    • 1 hr 34 min
    #215 - It's All About Love Of...?

    #215 - It's All About Love Of...?

    Love is in the air, as it always is this time of the year - but some of have a love for motorsports as well. Hope y'all enjoy a high octane boost from our latest podcast!
    Track List:
    1) No One Driving - John Foxx
    2) Don't Crash The Car Tonight - Mary's Danish
    3) Devil In My Car - B-52s
    4) Behind the Wheel/Route 66 Mega Mix - Depeche Mode
    5) Racer X - Big Black
    6) Speed Racer [Extended Version] - Devo
    7) Jerry Was A Race Car Driver - Primus
    8) Trans Europe Express - Kraftwerk
    9) Little Red Corvette - Prince
    10) Speeding - The Creatures
    11) Driving In My Car - Madness
    12) Black Cars [Extended] - Gino Vanelli
    13) Drive - The Cars
    14) A Day At The Races - Art Of Noise
    15) The Race - Yello
    16) Cartrouble - Adam Ant
    17) Mercury Blues - David Lindley
    18) Cars - Gary Numan
    19) Drive My Car - Breakfast Club
    20) Close (To The Edit) - Art Of Noise

    • 1 hr 29 min
    #214 - The Cover Episode

    #214 - The Cover Episode

    Listener Adam Agosto asked about doing a podcast of Alt80s covers. Low and behold - here it is! No rhyme or reason for most of the selections, I just enjoyed them and hope you will as well. Thanks for the suggestion, Adam! Original artist names are included in the off chance you don't recognize one. Enjoy!
    Track Listing -
    1.) Dope - You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) [Dead or Alive]
    2.) Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Memorabilia [Soft Cell]
    3.) System Of A Down - The Metro [Berlin]
    4.) Skindred - Electric Avenue [Eddie Grant]
    5.) Tori Amos - Rattlesnakes [Lloyd Cole]
    6.) Machinehead - Message In A Bottle [The Police]
    7.) Amy Baker (Band) - Everything Counts [Depeche Mode]
    8.) Leo Moracchioli - The Safety Dance [Men Without Hats]
    9.) Marilyn Manson - Tainted Love [Soft Cell]
    10.) Drowning Pool - Rebel Yell [Billy Idol]
    11.) Powerman 5000 - Whip It [Devo]
    12.) Bowling For Soup - I Ran (So Far Away) [Flock Of Seagulls]
    13.) Quietdrive - Time After Time [Cyndi Lauper]
    14.) Bloodhound Gang - Kids In America [Kim Wilde]
    15.) Nine Inch Nails - Dead Souls [Joy Division]
    16.) Magic Jones - Orinoco Flow [Enya]
    17.) Fear Factory - Cars [Gary Numan]
    18.) Social Code - Whisper to A Scream [Icicle Works]
    19.) Goldfinger - 99 Red Balloons [Nena]
    20.) Love Spit Love - How Soon Is Now...? [The Smiths]
    21.) Lacuna Coil - Enjoy The Silence [Depeche Mode]
    22.) Orgy - Blue Monday [New Order]
    23.) MxPx - Take On Me [a-ha]
    24.) Faith and The Muse - Running Up That Hill [Kate Bush]

    • 1 hr 32 min
    #213 - The Fun Ones

    #213 - The Fun Ones

    Welcome to February! As is customary after the holidays, we take it easy and do up a lighthearted podcast. Enjoy some of these simpler Alternative tracks from the 80's!
    Track Listing:
    1.) I La La La Love You - Pat Travers
    2.) Belly Of The Whale - Burning Sensations
    3.) Will You Stay The Night - Comsat Angels
    4.) More To Lose - Seona Dancing
    5.) Let Me Go - Heaven 17
    6.) Don't Wanna Fall In Love - Jane Child
    7.) Lover Come Back To Me [Extended Mix] - Dead or Alive
    8.) Come Back Friday - Wide Boy Awake
    9.) Let's Go - Wang Chung
    10.) Tell Me Why - Berlin
    11.) 88 Lines About 44 Women - the Nails
    12.) I Love You [Extended Mix] - Yello
    13.) Cool Places - Sparks
    14.) Legs [Inside Leg Mix] - Art Of Noise
    15.) Lost Planes - The Fixx
    16.) Candy-O - The Cars
    17.) Uniform [Extended Mix] - Icehouse
    18.) Things Can Only Get Better [Special Extended Mix] - Howard Jones

    • 1 hr 30 min
    #212 - Top 25 Tunes Of 1980

    #212 - Top 25 Tunes Of 1980

    Hello lovely listeners and welcome to 2021! Normally we'll give you a full list of songs in the podcast, but this is a countdown, so where's the fun in that? Pretty sure you'll know everything in this countdown, so relax and enjoy the countdown!

    • 1 hr 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

pete altemese ,

Great!!!!

Been listening forever. A great fun nostalgic podcast from the greatest decade of music.

Ryry0882 ,

Enjoyed

Just wanted to tell you that I enjoy listening at work. Thank you for all your hard work, and I can not wait till the next episode.

jamespwoodpile ,

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Absolutely the best 80’s alternative podcast out there! Great, knowledgeable, fun dj, busting his butt to throw us some great mixes. If you want to suggest a theme, he’s on it, and out of nowhere you get a shoutout!

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