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Land of the Lost

Robert Drake
Host Robert Drake
Final Fridays
7-11pm
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Rediscover the 1980's pop & underground landscape with a great mix of cult classics and new wave anthems, woven together by DJ Robert Drake the final Friday of every month from 7-11pm on WXPN.

Drake began spinning the new wave sounds when they were NEW wave sounds, working in various underground clubs in Philadelphia during the gritty era of 1980-1986.

From off-radar spots like The Love Club to commanding nights at Philly's premier alternative hotspots The Kennel Club, Omni's and a few special nights at Danceteria in NYC, the Rock of the 80s became his passion.

And now he shares his passion with you - every final Friday on WXPN.  

 

 

 

 

Land Of The Lost Audio Archive



 

THE TOP 25 - November 2014

Throughout November host Robert Drake asked fans of the Land of the Lost to cast their votes for five of their favorite LOTL artists. Join Robert on the Black Friday edition of Land Of The Lost; Friday November 28, 7-11pm as he reveals the Top 25 LOTL Artists, as voted on by the listeners!

Listen on the radio or click the LISTEN LIVE tab at the top of this page! Also - make radio interactive - share your thoughts and suggestions - just comment on our Facebook group http://www.facebook.com/groups/40987372206 or pop into the LOTL chat room ... you can also reach me via email at requests@xpn.org

THE DARK SIDE OF NEW WAVE - October 2014

Join Robert Drake THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24 (a week early!) for our monthly trip inside the Land of the Lost! And, as we do every October, we'll be entering the Dark Side of New Wave in the spirit of the Halloween Season! From Bauhaus and Bunnydrums to Siouxsie and Sisters of Mercy and more... So kill the lights, fire up some candles and let's all get spooky!

And yes, our LOTL Chat room will be up and running
- visit it ... IF YOU DARE!

REMEMBERING PEEL - August 2014

Every August on the Land Of The Lost we carve out some time to remember the late, great broadcaster John Peel. He was the longest serving of the original BBC Radio 1 DJs, broadcasting regularly from 1967 until his death in 2004. He was known for his eclectic taste in music and his honest and warm broadcasting style. John would have turned 75 August 30, had he not left us so suddenly back in 2004. Hard to imagine it's been ten years since his passing. In the 10pm hour we'll play nothing but PEEL SESSIONS from the BBC studios - plus pepper in some Peel Sessions in the mix throughout the rest of the show this month. 

As I'll mention during the show - I highly recommend you visit this incredible site, archiving each and every artist's visit to see John Peel - it's a treasure trove of musical memories! http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/johnpeel/sessions/

Listen on the radio or click the LISTEN LIVE tab at the top of this page! Also - make radio interactive - share your thoughts and suggestions - just comment on our Facebook group http://www.facebook.com/groups/40987372206 or pop into the LOTL chat room ... you can also reach me via email at requests@xpn.org 

LOTL SPOTLIGHT - June 2014

As we reach the half-way point of 2014, let's bring out the Land Of The Lost Spotlight - and showcase just some of our favorite Rock of the 80s artists with a back-to-back-to-back set of songs! 

Listen on the radio or click the LISTEN LIVE tab at the top of this page! Also - make radio interactive - share your thoughts and suggestions - just comment on our Facebook group http://www.facebook.com/groups/40987372206 or pop into the LOTL chat room ... you can also reach me via email at requests@xpn.org

COOL SUMMER - May 2014

Join me on the final Friday of May– May 30 – from 7-11pm ET as I turn my LOTL Spotlight to summer songs - not just the obvious, but songs that remind YOU of summertime in one form or another. 

Listen on the radio or click the LISTEN LIVE tab at the top of this page! Also - make radio interactive - share your thoughts and suggestions - just comment on our Facebook group http://www.facebook.com/groups/40987372206 or pop into the LOTL chat room ... you can also reach me via email at requests@xpn.org

MY FAVORITE THINGS - April 2014

Join me on the final Friday of April – April 25 – from 7-11pm ET as I turn my LOTL Spotlight to ME and play some of the songs I love by some of the artists I love! Enter my head and learn what makes me musically tick for this special LOTL.

Listen on the radio or click the LISTEN LIVE tab at the top of this page! Also - make radio interactive - share your thoughts - just comment on our Facebook group http://www.facebook.com/groups/40987372206 or pop into the LOTL chat room ... you can also reach me via email at requests@xpn.org

Philly Local Covers 2014

Philly Local Covers 2014 Looking back on 2014, we asked some Philly local musicians to cover their favorite songs of the year. Listen to their studio recordings on The Key.

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