Gang of Four is releasing a new EP, titled Complicit, and band co-founder Andy Gill talks with host Chris Cordani about it. Gill offers some background on the tracks in the EP, including the first single from it, â€œLucky,â€ a track conveying his thoughts on Wall Street, market panics, world economies and computerized trading. Also, Gill discusses why he centered one song around Ivanka Trump (who is on the cover of the EP), Gang of Fourâ€™s beginnings and legacy.
This weekâ€™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.
The FULL UNCUT INTERVIEW with Rose McDowall as she talks with host Chris Cordani on this weekâ€™s Revenge of the 80s Radio as her 1993 Sorrow album, Under the Yew Possessed, is set to be re-released. Rose opens up about her music, growing up in a crime-ridden section of Glasgow, standing up to dangerous neighborhood thugs and the murder of her little brother. Itâ€™s a special conversation you do not want to miss.
Willie Nile is working on a new album and he talks about it with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio this week. The new creation is due out this summer. We also play music from Blancmange, The Associates, The Cockroaches, INXS, The Pogues and more.
as Chris recovers from eye surgery, we air a classic show where 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.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play covers of Rolling Stones songs by classic alternative artists
Blaine L. Reininger joins us to talk about his new album, The Blue Sleep
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 Oâ€™Clock, The Vandals, The Go-Gos and many more.
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.
Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back with us again on Revenge of the 80s Radio with a new album, Hans Und Lieselotte. The music is inspired by their recent trip to Estonia
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
Dave Faulkner talks with Chris on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. The Hoodoo Gurus co-founder takes us back to the early Perth punk scene as a member of The Victims, the formation of the Gurus, some of the classic tracks, videos, the Mets and his thoughts on some of the newer Hoodoo Gurus and Victims music.
Peter Case talks with host Chris Cordani on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio upon the release of “On My Way Downtown: Live On Folk Scene,” an album comprised of two performance sessions on the famous Folk Scene radio show. Case discusses the tracks, stories behind some of them, the broadcasts, his solo work, creating The Nerves, The Breakaways and The Plimsouls as well as his beginnings as a budding musician in Western New York and San Francisco.
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, we re-broadcast our show with Bruce Rhodewalt of the Lopez Beatles
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, Nick Welsh, aka King Hammond joins us once again. We talk about his new book, The Life and Times of a Ska Man.
We also play tracks from Trio, X, The Fleshtones, Thomas Dolby, Trans-X, Men Without Hats 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.
Itâ€™s that time of the year for our Revenge of the 80s Halloween Special, which is also up and available at the bottom of this post. We play spooky season classics from classic alternative artists including Oingo Boingo, Total Coelo, Shane MacGowan (and Friends), The B-52s, Bauhaus, Ministry and the Cramps.
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
This week is dedicated to songs with the artists names in the titles, featuring music from Immaculate Fools, Dog Police,Dominatrix, Falco, Madness, Tear Garden, Book of Love and more
Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back on and with a new EP. The album features the final song written by Steve Strange, “Corrupt State,” before his untimely passing.
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, â€œChange,â€ 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 â€œTurbo Chillâ€ sound. Wilson displays a different side of her musical talents through â€œChangeâ€ and her recent EPs. The first single, â€œMystic,â€ 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.