Rhino Goes 'Left of the Dial'

Published: 2004-07-22
The latest compilation effort from Rhino Records is a four disc 82 track music affair from the 1980s underground. The album titled "Left of the Dial: Dispatches from the 80s Underground" was taken from a Replacements song about college radio. The album is due to be released on October 5. In addition to a comprehensive list of music from the era, the package will include liner notes and interviews.

Artists who appear on "Left of the Dial" are:
R.E.M.
The Jam
The Cure
Dead Kennedy's
Passion
The Replacements
Mission of Burma
X
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Depeche Mode
The Dream Syndicate
Red Hot Chili Peppers
New Order
Japan
Magazine
Aztec Camera
Husker Du
Black Flag
Wall of Voodoo
The Go-Betweens
The Pretenders
Ultravox
Dinosaur Jr.
The Smiths
Ministry
Lone Justice
Killing Joke
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
The English Beat
The Raincoats
The Smithereens
Minutemen
The Dead Milkmen
Concrete Blonde
Joy Division
Violent Femmes
Meat Puppets
The dBs
Prefab Sprout
The Cramps
Sisters of Mercy
XTC
Echo and the Bunnymen
Bad Brains
The Sugarcubes
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians
Faith No More
Sonic Youth
Gang of Four
The Feelers
They Might Be Giants
The Chameleons UK
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
The Rain Parade
Psychedelic Furs
The Church
Public Image Ltd.
Love and Rockets
Green and Red
Throbbing Gristle
The Stone Roses
Pixies
The
Bauhaus
Siouxsie and the Banshees
Minor Threat
The Lyres
Beat Happening
Jane's Addiction
Julian Cope
Kate Bush
Gun Club
Camper Van Beethoven
Suicidal Tendencies
Cocteau Twins
Happy Monday's
Hoodoo Gurus
Descendants
The Pogues
The Three O'Clock
Butthole Surfers
Billy Bragg

Writer: Sherrill Fulghum

   

 

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