DJ Jake Rudh hosts the weekly Minneapolis-based post-punk, new wave and indie dance night Transmission every Wednesday night at the Uptown VFW, and now, he brings the party to The Current each Thursday night at 10pm!

The New Romantics

Transmission for May 31, 2018
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This week on the show, Jake Rudh spotlights a U.K. musical movement that had a very short lifespan, kicking off in 1979 and peaking in 1981, but its fashion sense and musical influences are still very much felt today. The New Romantic movement jump-started the careers of bands like Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet and Culture Club, but all of them can be traced back to pretty much three acts: David Bowie, Roxy Music and Kraftwerk. We're going to cover all of these groundbreaking acts -- and everything in between -- this week on Transmission.


Program Schedule

Date Time Service Station
Thu 10:00 pm The Current KCMP