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We tried. But, alas, the AC team did not have time this year to pull together our annual Christmas special. May we recommend the excellent collection of retro alternative tunes offered by our friends at Slicing Up Eyeballs? We'll be... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2013 at Alternative Classix Podcast
Join DJ Tarsis for Alternative Classix at Planet Earth TONIGHT at Chicago's Late Bar - 3534 W. Belmont. The best 80's and early '90s retro modern rock sounds and visuals - plus new wave holiday favs - starting at 8pm.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2013 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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We're back (finally!) with another diverse set of retro favorites by The Comsat Angels (pictured), Pet Shop Boys, 10,000 Maniacs, APB and more! Plus -- a new Classic/Current featuring Prefab Sprout's latest single and - of course - we'll dust... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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A new baby, work travel, life -- our excuse for the long delay this time. But, Tarsis finally managed to carve out some time to knock out another set of retro favorites by Sleeper, Love and Rockets, Simple Minds, Bow... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2013 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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DJ Tarsis hopes to see you in Chicago this weekend for the podcast's monthly live gig! Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2013 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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DJ Tarsis once again joins the legendary DJ Dave Roberts for a special Alternative Classix night at Chicago's Late Bar. Tarsis spins from 10pm-12:30pm. No Cover. The BabyCakes Gourmet Pancake truck serves up yummy eats to pair up with your... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2013 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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So, yeah, we gave up trying to bring you a February show -- so a March/April 2013 edition it is with your retro favorites by Magazine (pictured), Poesie Noire, Toyah Wilcox, Celebrate the Nun and more! Plus -- a new... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2013 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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Mark it down! DJ Tarsis' next Alt Classix at Planet Earth event at Chicago's Late Bar is on Feb. 9. See you then! Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2013 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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Happy New Year! We're kicking off 2013 with another round of your retro alternative favorites by Split Enz (pictured), Chapterhouse, The Smiths, Cranes and more. Plus, a new Classic/Current with Delerium, our new AC Reboot segment featuring M83, and we'll... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2013 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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DJ Tarsis is back at Chicago's Late Bar this Saturday from 10pm-Midnight with a fun set of '70s/'80s Alt Rock/New Wave along with gems from the early '90s - in short, the stuff you've come to love on our podcast!... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2013 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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Our annual holiday show, featuring Siouxsie and the Banshees, Erasure, XTC, Captain Sensible, Cocteau Twins, Sad Lovers and Giants and more. We'll crank up the Christmas wayback machine with Totally Tubular Flashback, plus, we'll play the entire 1982 Smash Hits... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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If you're in the Chicago area this Saturday night, don't miss this! Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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It's been a busy Fall at the AC, so we're making up for lost time with a combo show featuring your favorties by Siouxsie and the Banshees (pictured), Joe Jackson, The Darling Buds, The Ocean Blue and more. Plus, a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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Cause & Effect, Bettie Serveert (pictured), The Au Pairs and Howard Jones in this month's edition of the show. Plus, Classic/Current with a new track by Madness, our new AC Reboot segment featuring The Raveonettes, and we'll crank up the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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Yet another early podcast this month with great stuff by The Sound, The Saints, Soft Cell, X-Ray Spex (pictured), Kitchens of Distinction and more! Classic/Current features a new track by The Fixx, we'll slip Under the Covers with reggae legend... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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A slightly extended edition of the show this month featuring Ride (pictured), New Order, Blancmange, The Redskins, Echo and the Bunnymen and more! Classic/Current features a track from Men Without Hats' new album, we'll slip Under the Covers with Lights... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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It's summer in Chicago and we're back with a May/June edition of the show featuring Electronic (pictured), The The, Roxy Music, Magazine, The Popinjays and more! Classic/Current features a track from Ultravox's new album, we'll have a Remember When? request... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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It's been a busy month for all of us here at the AC, so we're comin' at you with a special March/April edition of the show featuring Fischer-Z, The Moon Seven Times (pictured), Wire, The House of Love, The English... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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A big welcome to our new listeners from Chicago's Late Bar! Lots of retro favorites queued up in this edition, including That Petrol Emotion, The Darkside, The Icicle Works (pictured), Duran Duran, China Crisis and more! Classic/Current features a track... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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Happy New Year! We're starting our 2012 off right with retro favorites by Basement 5 (pictured), Book of Love, Billy Bragg, The Wonder Stuff and much more! Classic/Current features a track from Cranberries' latest, we'll go Under the Covers with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
The January 2012 podcast is almost ready with your favorites by Book of Love, April March, American Music Club, Billy Bragg, Naked Eyes as well as classic current, totally tubular flashback and more. Look for it tomorrow night! Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
Happy New Year and all the best for 2012 from your team here at the AC! Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2012 at Alternative Classix Podcast
Merry Christmas from all of us at the AC! Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2011 at Alternative Classix Podcast
Planning to be in the Chicago area this holiday season? Join the AC for the KRAMPUSFEST: NAUGHTY & NICE HOLIDAY PARTY - the ultimate alternative holiday party at Chicago's Late Bar (3534 W. Belmont) on Thursday, Dec. 22 (tomorrow!). Our... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2011 at Alternative Classix Podcast
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Merry Xmas! It's our annual holiday podcast with seasonal tunes from your favorite classic alternative artists, including Captain Sensible, Sad Lovers and Giants, Cocteau Twins, The Ramones, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Band Aid and more! We'll also pass along seasons... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2011 at Alternative Classix Podcast