Transmission announces '90s-themed 12th birthday party at First Avenue

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The long-standing dance tradition in the Twin Cities known as Transmission is about to reach a dozen years in existence. Jake Rudh's new wave and goth party known for its delicious combing of '80s delights in that vein is celebrating its 12th birthday with a First Avenue Mainroom party in March!

Rudh tells Gimme Noise the big twist this time around is a fresh decade of decadence thrown into the mix. The night is dubbed "Common People," referencing that magical Pulp hit off their '95 Different Class release, and 90's indie and alternative will burst from the speakers -- with a few '80s cult classics thrown in just for fun -- all night long.

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Rudh dishes that revelers can expect a playlist "heavy on the British and European artists (Blur, Pulp, Bjork, Cardigans, My Bloody Valentine, PJ Harvey, Radiohead, etc) but just as many US acts (Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer, Beastie Boys, Nirvana, Garbage, Nine Inch Nails, Dandy Warhols, Pixies, Breeders, R.E.M. etc)." Each song played during the evening will feature its corresponding music video. You know, like this one.



Transmission's 12th birthday is at 8 p.m. Friday, March 15 at First Avenue. $6 advance/ $8 doors. Tickets onsale: Friday, Jan 11 at noon. More here.



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hooligan2
hooligan2

Already starting to miss the 80's theme ugh.

Erik Riesterer
Erik Riesterer

I would like to point out that I wrote my comment above before reading the article...

Erik Riesterer
Erik Riesterer

Either Common People by Pulp or PS You Rock My World by Eels

Ross Levine
Ross Levine

Wow, Transmission and I have the same birthday??

Heather Temme
Heather Temme

Anything by Gin Blossoms or Third Eye Blind.

Bryce Otter Larson
Bryce Otter Larson

I don't know about favorite, but "If You Must" by Del the Funkee Homosapien

Ben Polzin
Ben Polzin

"i saw the sign" by ace of base.

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