First Wave Classic Alternative

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What You'll Hear: Classic Alternative Music from the ‘80s era.

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Party 360 with Dave Kendall

Party 360 with Dave Kendall
Fridays 9 pm ET

Join Dave Kendall, creator and former host of MTV's 120 Minutes, as he jump-starts your weekend with 360 minutes of classic alternative party songs.

Saturday Night Safety Dance

Saturday Night Safety Dance
Saturdays 8 pm ET

Finally, a soundtrack to your Saturday nights! Eight hours of continuous classic alternative dance mixes from artists like Depeche Mode, The Cure, New Order, The Pet Shop Boys, Yaz and more.

Dark Wave

Dark Wave
Sundays 10 pm ET

Explore the darker side of 1st Wave with three hours of alternative rock from artists like Bauhaus, Joy Division, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Cure, Public Image Ltd, Depeche Mode and Love and Rockets.

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Richard Blade

Richard Blade
Weekdays 3 pm - 9 pm ET
Saturdays 11 am - 5 pm ET
Sundays 4 pm - 10 pm ET

Google Richard Blade and you'll find several sites about the best of the '80s. He was instrumental in breaking many new wave bands, including Duran Duran, Depeche Mode and Tears For Fears. More recently, he co-produced VH1's Bands Reunited and he still holds out for the impossible: a Smiths reunion.