For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we turn to this Kevin Seal-intro’d segment on Johnny Marr — “1987’s most controversial and most sought-after guitarist,” Seal proclaims — that aired in the months following the dissolution of The Smiths.
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or this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we’ve dredged up this “120 X-Ray” segment from a Kevin Seal-hosted show in 1988 that spotlights The Sisters of Mercy circa Floodland. In the segment, bandleader Andrew Eldritch talks about the song “Black Planet” and more.
For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we bring you about three-quarters of a Kevin Seal-hosted episode that aired Sept. 27, 1987, courtesy of uploader 120 Memories. The episode features appearances by New York City author Tama Janowitz and the show’s producer, creator and future host, Dave Kendall.
For the first post-hiatus installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we roll the clocks back to an interview segment culled from an early episode, aired in 1987, that finds host Kevin Seal chatting with Justin Sullivan, the frontman of U.K. rockers New Model Army, who’s ID’d in the episode by his early-career stage name, Slade the Leveller.
For this week’s installment of our “120 Minutes” Rewind series, we present this “120 X-Ray” segment on former Wall of Voodoo frontman Stan Ridgway. As you can see below, the segment, which aired June 11, 1989, delves into Ridgway’s time with the New Wave act then proceeds to his solo work.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we revisit an August 1989 episode featuring an appearance by The Dead Milkmen, who cracked wise with host Kevin Seal, read some fan mail on air and stuck around to perform a couple tunes. Check out a 15-minute reel of the band’s hosting segments, plus 2 live songs.
On this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we bring you one of John Lydon’s many infamous appearances on the program. Here’s 9 minutes of footage from a 1987 spot on “120 Minutes,” as the Public Image Ltd. frontman’s ‘s wry personality comes into sharp contrast with Kevin Seal’s absurdist take on hosting.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we go back almost exactly 30 years with this “120 X-Ray” segment on The Style Council, which aired Aug. 7, 1988. As you can see in this clip presented below, the Kevin Seal-hosted segment features Paul Weller and Mick Talbott discussing their then-new album.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we offer up a 13-minute reel from the April 17, 1988, episode, which finds eternally glib host Kevin Seal broadcasting from the Scrap Bar in New York. There, he sings fake reggae songs with the patrons, then hangs out first with Joe Strummer and then chats with Zodiac Mindwarp.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we travel back to 1988 for a Kevin Seal-hosted “120 X-Ray” segment on former Soft Cell frontman Marc Almond, who discusses his then-new album The Stars We Are and his next project, Jacques, which would be released in 1989.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we once again return to 1988 for an appearance by Sinead O’Connor, who spends part of this episode of “120 Minutes” hanging out and chatting with ever-odd host Kevin Seal. The appearance comes after the release of her single “Mandinka.”
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we revisit this “120 X-Ray” segment from 1988, which finds Kevin Seal once again the victim of cheesy visual effects as he digs into the story of The Church circa Starfish, with interviews from Peter Koppes and Marty Willson-Piper.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we’ve selected a “120 X Ray” segment The Fall that aired on a 1987 episode around the time of the release of The “Domesday Pay-Off” Triad-Plus!, aka the U.S. version of Bend Sinister. The clip doesn’t feature any interviews, but does feature the video for “There’s a Ghost in My House.”
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we highlight another “120 X-Ray” segment, this time a clip from the Aug. 21, 1988, broadcast featuring host Kevin Seal — bathed, as seemingly always, in chintzy special effects — introducing interview segments with Tracey Tracey of The Primitives.