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.
We play an encore with with two hours of music by new wave, punk and alt-rock artists from Los Angeles including X, The Heaters, The Weirdos, Missing Persons, Wall of Voodoo, The Plugz, The Three O’Clock, The Vandals, The Go-Gos and many more.
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.
Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins are on the road playing new versions of their Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love & Rickets classics as their newest project, Poptone
we play music from Scottish artists of the classic alternative era including Rose McDowall, Orange Juice, Big Country, Fish, The Armoury Show, The Associates and many more.
Tracey and Missy Belland talk about the special Voice of the Beehive reunion show on October 7th in London and we play a musical tribute to Kevin Stanton of Mi-Sex, who passed away on May 17.
Rest In Peace, Kevin Stanton of Mi-Sex
We play new music from Colin Hay, Stan Ridgway and Depeche Mode plus classics by The Nomads, Ultravox, The Pogues, Dear Enemy, Nina Hagen, Laurie Anderson and many more classic alternative artists.
Big Jim Paterson, formerly of Dexy’s, joins us on Revenge of the 80s Radio to give us an update on his JP Collective. With the internationally-renowned trombonist is Collective contributor Keith Gale. The gentlemen discuss some of the music and lyrics coming out of the JPC,
Dave Luther talks about Dave & the Dynamos and his entire music career (including over 40 years with Hogsnort Rupert) with host Chris Cordani on Revenge of the 80s Radio.
Linda Jo Rizzo joins us once again on Revenge of the 80s Radio. She talks with Chris about her newest album, Day of the Light: 80s Reloaded. The new creation features 80s-infused re-makes of some of Linda’s recent hits, covers of 80s tracks (including a duet with Tom Hooker) and a Flirts classics medley.
This week, we have another one of our New Wave Dance Parties in Hour 2 with music from Alphaville, Clive Farrington, Dominatrix, Kevin Stanton (Mi-Sex), Seona Dancing and many more classic alternative artists.
Martin Atkins, former drummer for Public Image Limited, Killing Joke, Ministry, Brian Brain, Pig Face and Murder, Inc., talks with host Chris Cordani about his new book: Welcome to the Music Business – You’re F**ked!.
Lopez Beatles’ lead singer Bruce Rhodewalt talks with host Chris Cordani on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio about the band, its formation, their entry into the Basement Tapes show, some of their interesting moments within the LA alt-rock/punk circuit, what the members are doing today and the many Easy Riders, Heads of NATO and Karma Salesmen who came to their Bitchen Party with them and Quasimodo.
This week, we play new tracks from Depeche Mode, Edward Tudor-Pole and Book of Love, plus classics by Rose MacDowall, X, Gang Gajang, Missing Persons, The Skids, Stan Ridgway and more classic alternative artists.
Edward Tudor-Pole of Tenpole Tudor talks with host Chris Cordani about his music career, Tenpole Tudor, his stint with the Sex Pistols, some of his movie roles, his one-man shows, a bit on his newly-discovered royal lineage and plans to record new music this year.
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,Robbie Grey is back on with us as he discusses Modern English’s new album, Take Me to the Trees. The music reflects the combined sounds of their first two albums, Mesh and Lace and After the Snow. Modern English will also be touring the UK and the US in 2017, the latter both on their own and with the Retro Futura Tour.
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.
Paul Collins is back on Revenge of the 80s Radio with us. He talks to Chris Cordani about the re-release of his albums: “One Night,” “To Beat or Not to Beat” and “Long Time Gone.” Collins is also preparing to embark on a solo acoustic tour of Europe. American fans will also hear about the upcoming dates in the states including a March residency at Ethyl’s on 2nd Avenue in Manhattan, where he will perform every Tuesday of that month.
This time of year, Revenge of the 80s becomes the Love Doctor Central with our specia i “Love and Kisses” show to celebrate the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. We play romantic music from Alison Moyet, The Reels, Jimmy Barnes, Carmine Capobianco and Debi Thibault, A Flock of Seagulls, Tin Tin, The Divinyls and many 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.