This week on Revenge of the 80s radio, we play new tracks from Simple Minds, Paul Kelly and Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark plus classics by Julian Cope, The Hoodoo Gurus, Icicle Works, The Cramps, Rational Youth and more.
This week, we salute the Beatles with a 2-hour show filled with covers of some of their stellar music by classic alternative artists and our podcast/syndication edit is up
Our first show of 2018 premiers tonight as we soon approach our 10th anniversary. We kick off the year with a New Wave Dance Party in Hour 2 featuring club tracks and extended remixes from Re-Flex, Peter Godwin, Fad Gadget, Ivan Doroschuk, Alphaville and many more.
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It’s the time to spread holiday cheer once again with our Revenge of the 80s Radio Christmas special with yuletide classics from Wall of Voodoo, The Pogues with Kirsty MacColl, Klark Kent, The Waitresses, Doug & the Slugs, Brian Setzer and many more.
This week, Neil Arthur of Blancmange talks with host Chris Cordani about their new album, Unfurnished Rooms. The album takes a somewhat darker tone than longtime fans of Blancmange are used to, with a more harder-edge guitar mixed in with Arthur’s classic synth-based style. Blancmange has also released a new 9-CD set, The Blanc Tapes, featuring fan favorites, deeper cuts, demos and B-sides.
Emmy Award-winning lead animator from The Simpsons and Tourette’s Syndrome conqueror Chance Raspberry talks about his new project, which looks to be the Ultimate 80s Cartoon Sitcom: Little Billy. You can help make this a reality.
This week’s show features music from artists of the 80s out of New York City. We play tracks from Kid Creole & The Coconuts, The Dictators, Ron Rogers, Bush Tetras, The Toasters, Blondie and more.
This week, Clive Farrington joins us once again. His new book, The Further Confessions of a One-Hit Wonder, is finished and will be out soon. We also talk about some of the new music Farrington has recorded this year and some future concert dates.
This week, we feature new music from Paul Kelly, Gary Numan, Urang Matang (with Jim Paterson on trombone) and Colin Hay plus classics by Positive Noise, The Saints, Rose McDowall, Thomas Dolby, The Kings, Close Lobsters and more.
Dweezil Zappa talks with Chris Cordani on Revenge of the 80s Radio
Herwig Rudisser is our guest on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio – Hear it now
Cindy Wilson will talk with host Chris Cordani about her upcoming new album, “Change,” on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Wilson, a long-time member of the B-52s, offers fans and music lovers a new side of her with a band of talented musicians who created what they call a “Turbo Chill” sound. Wilson displays a different side of her musical talents through “Change” and her recent EPs. The first single, “Mystic,” is already released with the full album being made available on November 17th, 2017.
This week, we play a new track from Stan Ridgway plus music from Julie Brown, Mental As Anything, The Slickeee Boys, The Globos, Vis a Vis and many more. Also, Gregg Hammond is back to talk about his next Global Jam for Peace on Sept 23.
Dance music historian James Arena talks about his new book, Europe’s Stars of 80s Dance Pop, featuring interviews with 32 people who made the sub-genre a world-wide sensation. The book is out now and available on Amazon.
Bill Mumy, actor and musician, talks with Chris Cordani on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio about his new solo album, “Velour” and the first creation from his new collaboration with Vicki Peterson (The Bangles) and John Cowsill: Action Skulls
This week, we feature new music from Colin Hay, Edward Tudor-Pole, Man Parrish and The Godfathers plus classics by Dave & The Dynamos, Kid Creole & The Coconuts, The Beat, Spoons, Mental As Anything and more classic alternative artists.
Punk Globe Magazine releases its 40th Anniversary special issue on August 1, 2017. Ginger Coyote, Founder and Editor of Punk Globe talks about the publication’s history and celebrating 40 years of the magazine with host Chris Cordani.
Electro-New Wave/Hip-Hop Dance Producer Extraordinaire Man Parrish will talk with host Chris Cordani about his upcoming new album, STAR, this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio
Steven Jones is back with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio. He and Logan Sky are releasing a new EP and we will world premiere a new track from them: “Siberian Eyes.”
We once again catch up with Linda Jo Rizzo, who had just come back to Germany from concerts in Australia, the US and Poland. Her new album, Day of the Light: 80s Reloaded, will soon be out in vinyl. We also find out where Linda will be performing this summer and what goes into preparing for and singing at the many huge outdoor festivals in Germany.
Martin Brett is on with us this week as I, Ludicrous is about to release its newest album, Songs from the Side of Lorries. We also discuss beards and highlight the upcoming one-off Voice of the Beehive reunion performance in London on October 7.
We play new music from Edward Tudor-Pole and Paul Weller. Gregg Hammond, founder of the Global Jam 4 Peace, talks about this important musical event taking place on June 21, 2017 by the Washington Monument.
Russ Tolman, formerly of True West, is with us this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio upon the release of his new career retrospective album, Compass and Map.
Our 3/10-16 show is up. This week, we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Hour 2 with music from great Irish artists of the classic alternative era, including The Pogues, Still Little Fingers, The Undertones, Hothouse Flowers and The Boomtown Rats
This week, we play a track from Taco’s new EP, Puttin on the Ritz 2017 plus music from The Scars, Erasure, The Cockroaches, Jason and the Scorchers, Dexy’s, Dr. Feelgood, The English Beat and more classic alternative artists.
Amy Holland joins Chris Cordani this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio. She scored some hit tracks in the early 80s after meeting her musical partner and soon husband Michael McDonald.
Peter Coyne of The Godfathers joins Chris Cordani on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Coyne discusses the band’s new album, A Big, Bad Beautiful Noise.
we catch up with some requests and play music from X, The Nomads, Flesh For Lulu, INXS, Debbie Harry, Dr. Feelgood and many more classic alternative artists.
On this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from Linda Jo Rizzo, Kate Bush and Cindy Wilson plus classic cuts by Mondo Rock, XTC, A Flock of Seagulls, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Shakin’ Stevens and many more.