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DIY Radio: The Big Beat (22nd November 2011)

DIY Radio: The Big Beat (22nd November 2011)

Playing tracks by

Love And Rockets, Violent Femmes, Age of chance, The Fall, The Mighty Lemon Drops and more.

What to do when the stream of new music trickles to a drip and you’re not quite set for the year-end list-o-mania? You go to the vault! Since 1991 is getting all the attention, and because you can only celebrate a 25-year anniversary once, we’ll take a fond look back at the music of 1986. It’s a year when (in America) college radio broke all the cool bands and the influence of a little cassette tape was felt far and wide. This week’s Big Beat is both a history lesson and an audio archive. Follow Mike into the wayback machine, with the course set for 1986….. do you remember?