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.
Thomas Dolby brings another new experience to fans with a newly-produced film and live presentation in a tour of the U.S. beginning on October 24th at the Trodadero Theater in Philadelphia.’
This week we will be broadcasting a classic Revenge of the 80s Radio show.
This week, Julie Brown talks with Chris about her new musical, “Julie Brown’s The Homecoming Queen’s Got a Musical,” which will be performed at the Cavern Club in Los Angeles on October 25, 26, 27 and November 1, 2 and 3. You can get tickets through Julie’s website, juliebrown.com. We also catch up with Julie’s other projects and find out whether she will be creating a musical for “Earth Girls Are Easy.”
This week, we re-broadcast our March interview with trombone player “Big Jim” Paterson of Dexy’s. We talked with Jim shortly after the band released its latest album, which has recently been made available in the U.S. Our discussion leads off Hour 2 of the show.
This week, we will play new music from Susanna Hoffs and Jill Bryson’s band, The Shapists. Plus, classics by from Icehouse, The Motels, 20-20, Howard Jones, Book of Love, Freur, Kate Bush and more.
Revenge of the 80s Radio is happy to welcome our newest radio affiliate, TKO Replay, of the TKO Radio famly. TKO Radio is one of the world’s top internet radio stations, offering a wide cariety of music from popular tracks to alternative cuts. Based out of Spain and the UK, we will broadcast on TKO […]
Martin Brett is our guest. Brett was the bas player for Voice of the Beehive and is now with I, Ludicrous
This week, Hour 2 of our show features new wave artists from Australia, with music from Midnight Oil, The Church, The Divinyls, Ol 55, Paul Kelly, The Cockroaches, The Hoodoo Gurus and more.
This week, Hour 2 of our show will feature new wave dance tracks, with music from Alphaville, Big Audio Dynamite, Shriekback, Aneka, Trans-X, Depeche Mode and more.
This week, Profucer, Drummer, Inventor, Author adn Professor Richard James Burgess is our guest.
This week, we play another track from Jill Bryson’s new band, The Shapists. She is in teh studio with Craig Hood and her daughter, Jessie Frost, working on a full album which shuold be coming out in the next year.
Our 8/16 show podcast/syndication edit is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, Donna Destri is our guest. A central figure in the 70s/early 80s NYC punk scene, Destri is best-known for her work as a backup singer on severl of Blondie’s more excellent tracks and her stellar solo work. Donna […]
This week, we will play another new track from Andy Prieboy, who was our guest last week, “Your Side of Town.” We also play classics from INXS, Balance, Pseudo Echo, The Divinyls, Midnight Oil, Minimal Compact, Tony Carey, Gleaming Spires and more.
Andy Prieboy is back on with us. Recently,, he performed live at the Steve Allen Theater in LA and will be there again on August 15th. We will talk about that and play some of his newest tracks.
This week, we will play the world radio premiere of another new track from Jill Bryson’s band, The Shapists: “King of the World.” We will also play classics from INXS, Flash & the Pan, Immaculate Fools, Tears For Fears, Big Auidio Dynamite, XTC, The Hothouse Flowers and more.
This week, we air an encore presentation of our December 2012 interview with Midge Ure.
This week, we air an encore presentation of our November 2012 interview with Johnette Napolitano.
This week, we have an exclusive interview with Jill Bryson. Jill is best known to music fans for being half of Strawberry Switchblade (with Rose McDowall).
We posted our list of the top 10 crime-related songs of the classic alternative era on our Examiner page. The list includes tracks from The Pogues, The Police and Kate Bush
This week, we play more of your requests (you can send yours by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or joining our Facebook page). In hour 2, we will air a music block tribute to Devo percussionist Alan Myers, who passed away on June 25.
Julie Brown is getting ready to bring to the stage a musical based on her hit song, “The Homecoming Queen’s Got a Gun.” The singer/writer/comedienne plans to premiere the production in August at The Cavern Club in Silverlake, California.
One of the new wave movement’s most defining drummers passed on Monday. Alan Myers, who joined Devo in 1976 and was with the band for a decade, died from brain cancer.
This week, we talk with Peter Flerl of the Australian early 80s band Plan B.
This week, Michael Aston of Gene Loves Jezebel will be our Hour 2 guest.We also play the newest song from Kid Creole and the Coconuts, a jaunting dance track called “Pack Your Trunk.”
New Romantic pioneers Visage will release their fourth studio album, Hearts and Knives, in the U.S. on June 11th. It will be the band’s first set of new music made public since 1984.