The Alternative with Chris Atwood


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The Alternative is AVAILABLE as a weekly podcast on and via syndication on Puresteele Communications on Sunday nights.

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Remember when the Ramones, Blondie, The Clash, The Jam, Joy Division, Human League, The Cure, The Smiths and many alternative rock bands filled the airwaves?

Well, now you can hear and relive the sounds of alternative radio on 95.9 WATD.

A veteran of the 80s college radio scene and long-time DJ, Chris Atwood keeps 70s punk, 80s new wave, and 90s Brit-Pop alive every Friday on “The Alternative”.

Playing the songs that shaped a decade and a generation, Chris Atwood dives deep into his alternative rock collection to provide you with an “alternative” twist and fun factoids on punk and new wave.

The Alternative with Chris Atwood — classic rock for the MTV Generation.


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WATD online and on-air contributors include, but are not limited to: The Associated Press, Precision Weather Forecasting, local news stringers and reporters, in-house news and internet media staff, State House and town hall reporters, freelance reporters, special feature reporters and producers, and on-air radio hosts/personnel.