Tag: Dave Kendall

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: ‘120 X-Ray’ on Kate Bush circa ‘Sensual World’  — Jan. 21, 1990

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: ‘120 X-Ray’ on Kate Bush circa ‘Sensual World’ — Jan. 21, 1990

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we’ve rustled up a “120 X Ray” segment on the incomparable Kate Bush that aired as part of the Jan. 21, 1990, show, about three months after the release of her sixth album The Sensual World. The interview is spliced up with some weird, conversational voice-over.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Paul Westerberg dishes on the ’Mats and ‘All Shook Down’ — 1991

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Paul Westerberg dishes on the ’Mats and ‘All Shook Down’ — 1991

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind — and since The Replacements are back with their first new release since 1990’s ‘All Shook Down’ — we jump back to early ’91 for this clip of bandleader Paul Westerberg talking about that album and its origins as a quasi solo project. Be sure to check out host Dave Kendall’s pun-filled intro.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: PiL’s John Lydon in Tijuana with Dave Kendall — 1992

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: PiL’s John Lydon in Tijuana with Dave Kendall — 1992

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we flash back to 1992 for a walk through Tijuana, Mexico, with John Lydon and host Dave Kendall. This appears to actually be an MTV news piece, likely repackaged from segments produced for a July 1992 episode of “120 Minutes” that featured the Public Image Ltd. frontman as co-host.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Cramps’ Lux Interior, Poison Ivy talk to Dave Kendall — 1990

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Cramps’ Lux Interior, Poison Ivy talk to Dave Kendall — 1990

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present this clip from 1990 featuring Poison Ivy and the late Lux Interior of The Cramps talking to host Dave Kendall about the band’s just-released album ‘Stay Sick!’ and its semi-hit single “Bikini Girls With Machine Guns.”

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Sisters of Mercy’s Andrew Eldritch talks to Dave Kendall — 1990

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Sisters of Mercy’s Andrew Eldritch talks to Dave Kendall — 1990

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present this 1990 appearance by Andrew Eldtritch of The Sisters of Mercy, who chats with host Dave Kendall about the band’s then-new third (and still final) album Vision Thing, in segments sandwiched between a showing of the video for that record’s epic single, “More.”

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: ‘The Alternative Year in Rock’ with Dave Kendall — Nov. 24, 1992

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: ‘The Alternative Year in Rock’ with Dave Kendall — Nov. 24, 1992

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind,we present a great 20-year time capsule: It’s the full, hour-long “120 Minutes Presents: The Alternative Year in Rock” special that aired on on Nov. 24, 1992 — the Tuesday before Thanksgiving — and features host Dave Kendall in what likely was one of his final “120” appearances.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Dave Kendall bumps into future host Matt Pinfield — 9/22/91

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Dave Kendall bumps into future host Matt Pinfield — 9/22/91

This week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind is short and sweet, but it’s a great historical footnote for fans of the MTV Sunday night classic. As you can see in this segment, host Dave Kendall is broadcasting from a Robyn Hitchcock show in New York when he asks a fan in the crowd whether he’s looking forward to the gig.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Pixies co-host with Dave Kendall, play live in studio — 1991

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Pixies co-host with Dave Kendall, play live in studio — 1991

Seeing as today marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the Pixies’ ‘Come On Pilgrim,’ we’ll use this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind to spotlight the band with this 10-part, 25-minute playlist that highlights the interview segments and performances from the 1991 episode the band co-hosted with Dave Kendall.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Original MTV VJ Alan Hunter hosts early episode — Sept. 28, 1986

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Original MTV VJ Alan Hunter hosts early episode — Sept. 28, 1986

For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we take a look at one of the early shows via this seven-and-a-half-minute reel of Alan Hunter’s hosting segments from the episode that aired on Sept. 28, 1986. The opening features a skit of sorts with Dave Kendall prepping Hunter for the night’s broadcast.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Sonic Youth in studio with Dave Kendall — summer 1990

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Sonic Youth in studio with Dave Kendall — summer 1990

For this week’s ‘120 Minutes Rewind,’ we offer up a clip of unusually good video quality, a nine-minute reel from summer 1990 that saw Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore and drummer Steve Shelley sitting down to talk about the band’s just-released ‘Goo’ album with host Dave Kendall.

Video: Watch the return of ‘120 Minutes’

Video: Watch the return of ‘120 Minutes’

Saturday night, following an eight-year absence, MTV’s iconic alternative-music show ‘120 Minutes’ returned with a new format and a familiar face: late-’90s host Matt Pinfield. The whole show is now online; watch it here.

Milestones: Lollapalooza debuted 20 years ago today; watch MTV ‘120 Minutes’ coverage

Milestones: Lollapalooza debuted 20 years ago today; watch MTV ‘120 Minutes’ coverage

Twenty years ago today, the Perry Farrell-spawned Lollapalooza festival — which, in retrospect, joins Nevermind as perhaps the best historical encapsulation of ‘the year punk broke’ — made its debut in the sun-baked Arizona desert with performances by Nine Inch Nails, Living Colour, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Jane’s Addiction.

MTV relaunches ‘120 Minutes,’ new ‘120 Seconds’ web series with Matt Pinfield

MTV relaunches ‘120 Minutes,’ new ‘120 Seconds’ web series with Matt Pinfield

MTV announced today that it will revive its hugely influential Sunday night alternative-music video outlet ‘120 Minutes’ as a weekly online series called ‘120 Seconds’ hosted by Matt Pinfield on web portal MTV Hive and a monthly show that will be televised on sister network MTV2.

Vintage Video: Watch The Cure’s Robert Smith guest host MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’ in 1990

Vintage Video: Watch The Cure’s Robert Smith guest host MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’ in 1990

This latest installment of Vintage Video again comes from our old stash of VHS tapes: It’s the entire Dec. 23, 1990, episode of MTV’s ‘120 Minutes,’ hosted by Robert Smith, who offers a retrospective of The Cure’s videos to promote the release of the band’s post-‘Disintegration’ remix disc ‘Mixed Up.’