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January 7, 1996(playlist only)
January 21, 1996Tori Amos
January 28, 1996Live performances
February 4, 1996No Doubt, For Squirrels
February 11, 1996Loud Lucy, Lush
February 25, 1996host Matt Pinfield
March 3, 1996Lou Reed
March 10, 1996Stabbing Westward
March 17, 1996Frank Black
March 24, 1996Radiohead, Folk Implosion
March 31, 199610th anniversary: Red Hot Chili Peppers
April 7, 1996Love and Rockets
April 14, 1996Marilyn Manson
April 21, 1996Bad Religion, Primus
April 28, 1996Jewel
May 5, 1996Paul Westerberg, Goldfinger
May 12, 1996The Verve Pipe
May 19, 1996Soundgarden
May 26, 1996Bob Mould
June 2, 1996Afghan Whigs, Donal Logue
June 16, 1996Cracker, The Refreshments
June 23, 1996Gravity Kills, Hayden
June 30, 1996Magnapop
July 7, 1996Superdrag
July 14, 1996The Cure
July 21, 1996Nada Surf, Electronic
July 28, 1996Butthole Surfers
August 4, 1996Victoria Williams and Vic Chesnutt
August 11, 1996311, Girls Against Boys
August 25, 1996Stabbing Westward, Sex Pistols
September 1, 1996host Matt Pinfield
September 8, 1996No Doubt
September 15, 1996host Matt Pinfield
September 29, 1996Nothing Records special
New October 13, 1996Porno for Pyros and Mike Watt
October 20, 1996Sebadoh
October 27, 1996Republica, Fiona Apple
November 3, 1996The Lemonheads, Sublime
New November 10, 1996Presidents of the USA
November 17, 1996Scratchie Records, Fountains of Wayne
November 24, 1996Bush
December 1, 1996Better Than Ezra, Orbital
December 8, 1996Cake, Chemical Brothers
December 15, 1996Luscious Jackson, The Descendents
December 29, 1996KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas
 September 29, 1996
Source for this playlist: Kevin B.
Host: Matt Pinfield
120 Minutes of Nothing (featuring Nothing Records artists)

(beginning cut off)
(Nine Inch Nails interview)
Nine Inch Nails - Hurt
Weezer - El Scorcho
(Nine Inch Nails interview)
Tim Booth and Angelo Badalamenti - I Believe
(Nine Inch Nails interview)
Cake - The Distance
Reel Big Fish - Everything Sucks
The Lemonheads - If I Could Talk I'd Tell You
(Marilyn Manson interview)
Marilyn Manson - The Beautiful People
Fun Lovin' Criminals - Scooby Snacks
(Marilyn Manson interview)
(Meat Beat Manifesto interview)
Meat Beat Manifesto - Asbestos Lead Asbestos
PJ Harvey - Is That All There Is?
Screaming Trees - Sworn and Broken
The Urge - Brainless
(Clint Mansell of Pop Will Eat Itself interview)
Pop Will Eat Itself - Ich Bin Ein Auslander
Social Distortion - I Was Wrong
Ocean Colour Scene - You've Got It Bad
(Clint Mansell of Pop Will Eat Itself interview)
(Kevin McMahon of Prick interview)
Duncan Sheik - Barely Breathing
Catherine - Four Leaf Clover
(Kevin McMahon of Prick interview)
Prick - Animal
 October 13, 1996
Sources for this playlist: Rokin Robin, Tom A.
Guest: Porno for Pyros with Mike Watt
26-minute YouTube excerpt: Porno for Pyros on 120 Minutes

Interview w/ Porno for Pyros and Mike Watt
Porno for Pyros - "Tahitian Moon"
Top 10 Alternative Radio Chart countdown
Flashback clip: Concrete Blonde from 10-10-93
Porno for Pyros with Mike Watt - "Good God's Urge" (Live 120 Minutes)
Beck - "Devil's Haircut"
Porno for Pyros with Mike Watt - "Kimberly Austin" (Live 120 Minutes)
Porno for Pyros - "Cursed Female"
(partial playlist only)
 October 27, 1996
Sources for this playlist: Amy Macnamara, Rokin Robin
Host: Matt Pinfield
Guest: Republica, Fiona Apple

Date clues: Commercial for the movie Ransom, which started November 8, 1996, and lots of commercials for Rock The Vote for the election on November 5, 1996. (The date of this episode has since been confirmed.)

Bush - "Swallowed"
Gravity Kills - "Enough"
Sebadoh - "Willing To Wait"
Republica - "Drop Dead Gorgeous"
The Cardigans - "Love Fool"
The Toasters - "2 Tone Army"
The Heads - "Damage I’ve Done"
The Urge - "Brainless"
Republica - "Ready To Go"

Chemical Brothers - "Setting Sun"
Descendents - "I'm The One"
Fiona Apple - "Shadowboxer"
Semisonic - "F.N.T."
The Presidents of the USA - "Mach 5"
The Queers - "Punk Rock Girls"
Chalk Farm - "Lie On Lie"
Muzzle - "What A Bore"

Matt Pinfield closes the show saying next week he'll have on Evan Dando and "the remaining members of Sublime". Copyright date 1996 at end of credits.

"Dreamtime" videos afterwards:
311 - "Down"
Weezer - "El Scorcho"
 November 3, 1996
Source for this playlist: Rokin Robin
Hosts: Matt Pinfield, Evan Dando of The Lemonheads, Sublime

***missed the first 40 minutes***
Red 5 - Space
Underworld - Born Slippy .Nuxx
Evan Dando - The Outdoor Type (120 Minutes Live)
Failure - Stuck On You
Better Than Ezra - Desperately Wanting
Sublime - What I Got
Nada Surf - Treehouse
Bush - Swallowed
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - 2 Kindsa Love (probably, based on recent before and after 120 Minutes shows – forgot to write down which video)
Soundgarden - Blow Up The Outside World
Pure - Anna
Barenaked Ladies - The Old Apartment
 November 10, 1996
Sources for this playlist: Rokin Robin, Tom A.
Guest: The Presidents of the USA

We don't have the full playlist for this episode, but note from last week says the guest tonight will be The Presidents of the USA, and the 1-5-97 live performances show also says they performed live on this 11-10-96 show.

The Presidents of the USA - "Toob Amplifier" (Live 120 Minutes)
The Heads - Damage I've Done
Underworld - Born Skippy Nuxx
(partial playlist only)
 November 24, 1996
Source for this playlist: Brian S.
Host: Matt Pinfield
Guest: Bush

(Date estimated: there is a brief flashback clip stating that Bjork appeared on 120 Minutes “this week in 1993.” There is a YouTube video of that appearance listing the date as Nov. 21, 1993. Also, there are commercials for the movies Daylight, released 12/6, and Jerry Maguire, released 12/13.)

Unsane - Scrape
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - 2 Kindsa Love
Blind Melon - Soul One
(Interview with Robin Goodridge and Gavin Rossdale)
Bush - Swallowed
Butter 08 - Butter of 69
(Interview with Robin Goodridge and Gavin Rossdale)
Bjork - Possibly Maybe
KMFDM - Son of a Gun
(Interview with Bush)
Sebadoh - Willing to Wait
(Interview with Bush)
Bush - Machinehead

Counting Crows - Long December (MTV Premiere)
Superdrag - Destination Ursa Major
(Interview with Bush)
Ani DiFranco - Joyful Girl (Remix)
(Interview with Bush)
Luscious Jackson - Naked Eye
Smashing Pumpkins - Thirty - Three
(Interview with Bush)
(Interview with Tim Wheeler & Rick McMurray of Ash)
Ash - Girl from Mars
Matchbox 20 - Long Day
Kula Shaker - Tattva
 December 8, 1996
Source for this playlist: Neil I.
Host: Matt Pinfield
Guests: Cake, Chemical Brothers

Bloodhound Gang - Fire Water Burn
Fountains of Wayne - Radiation Vibe
Fun Lovin' Criminals - Fun Lovin' Criminals
(Cake interview)
Cake - Rock 'N' Roll Lifestyle
Cardigans - Lovefool
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - 2 Kindsa Love
(Cake interview)
Cake - The Distance
Fulflej - Work In This Universe
(Cake interview)
Cake performs "I Will Survive"

Unsane - Scrape
Mazzy Star - Flowers In December
(Chemical Brothers interview)
Chemical Brothers - Setting Sun
(Chemical Brothers interview)
Butter 08 - Butter of '69
Smashing Pumpkins - Thirty-Three
Ani DiFranco - Joyful Girl (Remix)
(Chemical Brothers interview)
Future Sound of London - My Kingdom
Kula Shaker - Tattva
Red 5 - Space
Cake performs "Frank Sinatra" (partial)


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