4-25-08 Show Podcast – Featuring Our Interview With Stan Ridgway
Written by admin on April 26, 2008
The podcast for our April 25, 2006 Revenge of the 80s Radio Show is up. We talked with Songwriter/Storyteller/Vocalist/Multi-Instrumentalist Stan Ridgway, known to many as one of the foundig members of Wall of Voodoo and the band’s first lead singer. The interview leads off Hour 2.
During the interview, we talked about:
- The beginning, rise and fall of Wall of Voodoo and the creation of a new style of music
- Stan Ridgway’s thoughts on songwriting and storytelling
- Stan’s solo projects and how hs own creaticity evolved
- Who is “Teak” Lazar?
- Stan’s work with other Drywall and Hecate’s Angels (with his wife, Pietra Wextrum)
- Playig live, future touring plans and some works in progress.
Stan Ridgway is the epitome of the great American storyteller, with a musical style that channels the greatest aspects of the traditional and experimental to produce an unmatchable creativity while he leads listeners of his songs on a journey into the far reaches of his mind. Stan’s website is: www.stanridgway.com.
During the show, we also featured music from Doctor and the Medica, Voice of the Beehive, Falco, The Motels and other great artists of the era.