This week, we play new music from Andy Bell and Suzanne Vega. Plus, classics by The Tom Tom Club, The Belle Stars, Player (1), Trans-X, The Korgis, Duran Duran and more.
Ska Man Nick Welsh will be our guest on this week’s Revenge of the 80s. Nick was a member of Bad Manners and The Selector; he also performs under his musical alter ego, King Hammond.
This week, Linda Jo Rizzo is back with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio this week. We caught up with her again as she was in the states recently
This week, we talk with Steve Strange, founding member and lead singer of Visage
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will air a re-broadcast of our 1021 interview with Ginger Coyote, Founder and Editor of Punk Globe Magazine and lead singer of the White Trash Debutantes.
This week, we dedicate Hour 2 of the show to classic alternative artists from Canada, featuring Men Without Hats, Spoons, Doug & the Slugs, Martha & the Muffins, Blue Peter, The Kings, Rational Youth and more.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we dedicate Hour 2 of the show to classic alternative artists from Canada, featuring Men Without Hats, Spoons, Doug & the Slugs, Martha & the Muffins, Blue Peter, The Kings and more.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, We will play new music from Peter Buck’s The Baseball Project and Donna Destri.
We play new music from Suzanne Vega and Jill Bryson’s The Shapists. Vega has a new album out, Tales from the Realnm of the Queen of Pentacles and The Shapists recently recorded a cover of Bryson’s Strawberry Switchblade classic, “Trees and Flowers.”
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Robin Lane is back on with us as we talk about the new documentary on her life: When Things Go Wrong: Robin Lane’s Story.
This week on a new Revenge of the 80s Radio, we run an encore broadcast featuring our 11/2013 interview with Kevin Rowland of Dexy’s
This week, we feature new music from Coati Mundi & Ron Rogers, plus classics by Tracey Ullman, XTC, Dexy’s, Jeff Lynne, Alan Vega, The Lords of the New Church, Missing Persons and more.
This week, Clive Farrington of When Iin Rome is back with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio. We talk about his new project, The Elcectric Gem, and forthcoming book: CONFESSIONS OF A ONE-HIT WONDER.
Jonathan Segel of Camper Van Beethoves is on with us again and has a new album, Shine Out, from which we will air a world radio premiere of the title track.
This week on a new Revenge of the 80s Radio, Donna Destri is back with us. We talk abuot her new EP, London
This week on a new Revenge of the 80s Radio, we salute the ladies of the classic alternative era. We play tracks from many of the women who shaped and influenced the music of the time
his week on a new Revenge of the 80s Radio, we dedicate Hour 2 to great Australian artists of the 80s.
My voice is still down. Thus, we are running another encore broadcast: our 2013 interview with Richard James Burgess.
My voice has been down this week, so we are running an encore broadcast of our interview with Murray Grindlay, best known as “Monte Video” through his international hit, “Shoop-Shoop Diddy-Wop Cumma-Cumma Wang-Dang” and as lead singer of the classic 60s band, The Underdogs.
The podcast/synd edit for this week’s Revenge of the 80s is up – with a new remix of a Peter Godwin classic and music from Ultravox, George Kranz, The Waitresses, New Order, The Hoodoo Gurus, Midnight Oil, Blancmange and more.
This week, we ring in 2014 with a new track from Coati Mundi and Ron Rogers. Plus, we play some of the best new releases fro 2013 and classics. We will have music by Andy Prieboy, David Bowie, Adam Ant, The Pogues, Mental As Anything and more.
Merry Christmas to you from Revenge of the 80s Radio. Please enjoy our Christmas special, which is now up and available at the bottom of this post with holiday classics by The Waitresses, Kid Creole & the Coconuts, Wall of Voodoo, Squeeze, XTC, Molly Johnson, Kate Bush and more. We also have new ones from Kim Wilde, Erasure and Lita Ford with Cherie Currie.
Susan Ottaviano of Book of Love is our guest. The group is back together, they have been touring and are working on new music. During our conversation, we discuss Book of Love’s beginnings, their style, some of their classic tracks, their reformation, upcoming shows and the impending new album (ETA 2014).
The podcast and syndication edit for this week’s Revenge of the 80s is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, we play a new track from August “Kid Creole” Darnell and Ron Rogers, “Rat Pack”
This week, we will re-broadcast out April 2013 interview with Rodney Anonymous of The Dead Milkmen.
Cherie Currie is back on with us as we catch her in the middle of her first U.S tour in quite a while. During our conversation, Cherie talks about playing nationwide again and being joined by her son (who also has new music you will hear on Revenge of the 80s), her new tracks, other projects and a new Christmas single with former Runaways band mate Lita Ford.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we will feature a conversation with Kevin Rowland, the leader of Dexy’s, who recently reformed and released the new album, ONE DAY I’M GOING TO SOAR.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we catch up with Linda Jo Rizzo, formerly of The Flirts, who recently visited New York City before and after her mini-tour of the U.S. We talk about her trip to the states, performances, a new project with fellow Flirt Debra Gaynor and her other passion — cooking. Her family recently opened up a new Rizzo’s Fine Pizza on Clinton Street in Manhattan.
This week, we play a classic Revenge of the 80s, where we salute great movie soundtrack music of the era.
his week, we catch up with Thomas Dolby in Manhattan as he embarks on a 20-city tour of the US with his new film, “The Invisible Lighthouse.” Dolby will be screening the piece at several historic theaters and film festivals.