WXPN’s Robert Drake will dig into Philly 80s new wave scene on Land Of The Lost

Previewing some retro #PhillyLocal music for tomorrow’s trip into the #LOTL @wxpnfm 7-11pm (Thx JQ!)

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What was the Philly music scene like in the 80s? Well, it was quite spectacular. if you don’t believe me, then ask someone who was in the middle of it, not only as a fan but also as a DJ on XPN when he first took the airwaves (with me) in the mid-80s. Continue reading →


5 songs we hope Peter Murphy plays on Thursday night at the Trocadero

Peter Murphy at the Granada Theatre via

This Thurday night, May 9th, WXPN’s Land of The Lost, hosted by Robert Drake, Welcomes Peter Murphy to the Troacdero. Murphy is performing all material from Bauhaus, the influential goth-rock band. We asked Drake, who spins new wave and Rock of the 80’s on his monthly Land Of The Lost, to choose 5 songs we hope Murphy plays on Thursday night. Watch them below. Go here for tickets to the show.

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