Tag: Dave Kendall

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Joe Strummer goes under the ‘120 X-Ray’ — 1989

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Joe Strummer goes under the ‘120 X-Ray’ — 1989

Been a while since we’ve done a “120 Minutes” Rewind — the pickings were getting awfully slim on YouTube — but it’s time to revive the feature, and there’s no better way to do it than with this “120 X-Ray” spotlight on the mighty Joe Strummer.

‘120 Memories’ event in Philadelphia next week to celebrate ‘the era of Kendall’

‘120 Memories’ event in Philadelphia next week to celebrate ‘the era of Kendall’

As frequent visitors to this site know, we like to revisit that classic staple of Sunday night TV, MTV’s “120 Minutes,” each Friday with our weekly 120 Minutes Rewind series. So it’s great to see our friend and fellow aficionado Chris Cummins going a step further, and hosting a live “120 Memories” event in Philadelphia.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Siouxsie Sioux and Budgie of The Creatures — 1990

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Siouxsie Sioux and Budgie of The Creatures — 1990

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we flash back to 1990 — a better time for Siouxsie Sioux and her then-husband/drummer, Budgie, who, in addition to playing in the Banshees, together formed side project The Creatures. This clip features footage of the duo being interviewed by Dave Kendall.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Depeche Mode meets MTV contest winner in London — 1991

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Depeche Mode meets MTV contest winner in London — 1991

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we travel back to June 23, 1991, for an episode built around MTV’s “120 Minutes Naked Power Grab” contest, which offered one lucky viewer the chance to be “president” of Mute Records for a week. Here’s 12 minutes of footage from the episode featuring the winner and DM.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman testifies under the ‘120 X-Ray’ — 1989

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman testifies under the ‘120 X-Ray’ — 1989

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present one of the show’s odder moments, a “120 X-Ray” segment on Killing Joke from 1989 that features Jaz Coleman testifying against the “frivolous nature of materialism” — he actually appears to be reading from a prepared statement .

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Sisters of Mercy, Sonic Youth, Nitzer Ebb at Reading  — 1991

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Sisters of Mercy, Sonic Youth, Nitzer Ebb at Reading — 1991

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present a series of clips of what host Dave Kendall announces as “the first-ever international edition of ‘120 Minutes,'” broadcast in August 1991 from England’s Reading Festival. Kendall chats up The Sisters of Mercy’s Andrew Eldritch and members of Sonic Youth, Nitzer Ebb and James.