Wednesday 3 May 1989

By producercat

Since it’s been a busy Bank Holiday on Noisebox Radio we won’t be going too far back into time on this week’s Off The Chart, just the 33 years to revisit this day in 1989! Join us for the usual complement of obscure, forgotten and neglected hits, three of the week’s new albums, a look…

Wednesday 22 February 1989

By producercat

We’re not doing anything to mark Twosday on this week’s Off The Chart, because we’re going back to this day in 1989 and 22/2/89 isn’t a palindrome. We will be playing the week’s number two single though, along with the rest of the top five, after we’ve been through some of the week’s forgotten and…

Thursday 14 December 1989

By producercat

Getting closer to Christmas and closer to the end of the ’80s, we’re going back to this day in 1989 on this week’s Off The Chart! Join us for two hours of less obvious hits, a selection of the week’s new albums, a look at the day’s goings-on, a track from the soon to be…

The Chinheads

By producercat

For anyone who doesn’t remember the McEwan’s Lager ad that featured “Something So Real” by Love Decree, as played on the 5 October 1989 show (and why would you, it was 32 years ago), here’s the full version of the ad, directed by Steve Barron who also directed the videos for “Take On Me” and…

Thursday 5 October 1989

By producercat

We’re edging towards the end of the ’80s on this week’s Off The Chart as we revisit this day in 1989! Join us for the usual mix of forgotten and half-remembered hits, three of the week’s new albums, a look at the day’s goings-on, a track from a John Peel session broadcast today, a long-awaited…