The Modern Gen-X

Series produced by Jeff Putz

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Three decades of alternative rock, from Nirvana to the Naked and Famous, and everything in between.

The Modern GenX celebrates over three decades of alternative rock music, from Nirvana to the Naked and Famous, and everything in between. The revolution that began in the 90's, with music that defied genres and crossed over into diverse listening tastes, continues today. Check out some of the best new alt rocks songs, revisit your favorites, and discover some things you missed.

To make it easier for your automation, starting with the 2020-05-04 show is 58 minutes long, divided into two blocks so you can drop something in the bottom of the hour (-ish). Feel free to edit as desired.


19 Pieces

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More than three decades of alternative rock, from Nirvana to Brye, Fun to Chvrches.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Celebrating over three decades of alternative rock, from The Smiths to Sofi Tukker, The Beastie Boys to Grouplove.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Celebrating three decades of alternative rock! From James to Grouplove, AJR to Mallrat.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Celebrating three decades of alt rock, from The Black Keys to Bjork, Bjork to Living Colour.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Celebrating over three decades of alternative rock, from Big Data to R.E.M., The Tragically Hip to No Doubt.

  • Added: Jul 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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From Radiohead to Matt & Kim, U2 to Grouplove, we're celebrating more than three decades of alternative rock.

Bought by KHNS


  • Added: Jun 28, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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All live tracks this week... celebrating three decades of alternative rock!

  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Celebrating three decades of alternative rock, from Everclear to K.Flay, Smashing Pumpkins to AJR.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Celebrating three decades of alternative rock, from St. Motel to INXS, from James to Aurora.

  • Added: May 31, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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From The White Stripes to Cheap Cuts, Garbage to Fatboy Slim, we're celebrating over three decades of alternative rock!

  • Added: May 25, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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From The Toadies to Toad The Wet Sprocket, Metric to Radiohead, we're celebrating three decades of alternative rock!

  • Added: May 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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From Pearl Jam to The Regrettes, Luscious Jackson to Muse, celebrating over three decades of alternative rock!

  • Added: May 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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From INXS to Cheap Cuts, Alice in Chains to Florence + The Machine... celebrating over three decades of alternative rock!

  • Added: May 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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From 311 to Atlas Genius, Garbage to Grouplove, celebrating three decades of alternative rock.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 26, 2020
  • Length: 55:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Three decades of alternative rock, from Alanis to Sleigh Bells, Screaming Trees to Matt & Kim.

Bought by KPRG


  • Added: Apr 19, 2020
  • Length: 59:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Celebrating three decades of alt rock, from Tears For Fears to Glass Animals, Jesus Jones to Metric.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2020
  • Length: 56:50
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Celebrating three decades of alt rock, from Pearl Jam to Chvrches, James to Grouplove.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 05, 2020
  • Length: 59:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Three decades of alternative rock, from Billie Eilish to Screaming Trees, Luscious Jackson and The Regrettes.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 29, 2020
  • Length: 01:00:34
  • Purchases: 1
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The Black Keys, Garbage, R.E.M. and other bands with acronyms take us in search of a Purple Hat.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:00