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Free: Radio Friendly Unit Shifter; Music from the Salad Days of your Life

Updated: Aug 31, 2011 09:57
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It wasn’t until about 2005 or so, deep in the throes of the SECOND Bush  administrations warmongering and muckery that “The 90s” began to have a discernible feel and quality.  We had gotten enough of a distance away from living in them that we could see them from a subjectively nostalgic place, and to put the stamp of approval on our musings, VH1 pulled together an “I Love the 90’s” special that appropriately tapped  every cultural high-note of the period.  Cindy Crawford, Silence of the Lambs, chain wallets, Kid N Play, Empire Records, Monica Lewinky, David Koresh, Friends, Ace of Base,  Sublime, Reality Bites, chokers and The Macarena were all given their due.

I think we can all agree, that whatever joys, successes or victories you’ve had in your personal lives, that (barring the invention of the iPhone and the Wii), on a global and national level, the 2000s sucked.  How many nights did you stare glassy eyed and bereft at the news, or listened glassy-eared and dismayed to NPR, wishing that Bill Clinton would play his magic saxophone and turn everything back to the way it used to be?

Now you really can go back….aurally, that is!

Friends and fellow DJs DJ Nick Catchdubs and Mr. Ducker have created Radio Friendly Unit Shifter, a 66 minute tribute to the hot hot hot singles of the 1990s . Weezer and Elastica share space with Marcy Playground, L7 and 32 other tracks blended perfectly and seamlessly to take you back to those idyllic days of your youth.

Download it for free,  gather your friends and convince a bum to buy you some booze; just like you used to in the 90s!

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3 Comments

  1. Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
    June 19, 2009 at 8:50 am

    HA! I’m always amazed at how many people used to buy booze for us when we just hung outside of the liquor store and asked them. When I was like 16 I told my friends, “Man, when I’m 21 I’m gonna buy booze for any kid who asks me.” There’s no fucking way I’m buying alcohol for some random teenager on the street. Right?

  2. Jay H - Bawdy Broadcaster
    jayh
    June 19, 2009 at 9:48 am

    Oh man…the magic saxophone! My mom had a black t-shirt with a neon-blue silohuette image of clinton playing the sax. I wish I could find it now!

    I love the 90’s! Thanks Stuart!