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).
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.
The podcast/syndication edit for our 5/31 Revenge of the 80s show is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, we will have Ken Mazur on with us. Perhaps best known as Robert Palmer’s guitarist, Mazur has played with several music legends and built up a reputation as one of the music […]
This week, we rebroadcast our September 2012 interview with Suzi Quatro.
This week, we have a no holds barred interview with Clive Farrington of When In Rome. Clive and the band were best known for their classic “The Promise” and other dance hits. During our conversation,
Marshal Crenshaw is our guest. Crenshaw recently released his newest EP, featuring the single “Stranger and Stranger.” It is a part of a series of planned EPs, one of which is already out while the others will be recorded soon.
Thus week ,Cherie Currie is our guest. Cherie, best known as the lead singer for The Runaways and her solo work, is also an actress, author and chainsaw artist. She has a new album coming out later this year and will be playing some live dates including as a headliner for the upcoming Girls Got Rhythm Fest in St. Paul, MN. Our conversation leads off Hour 2 of the show.
After a long fight with breast cancer and Multiple Sclerosis, singer Christina Amphlett of the Divinyls passed away at her New York home yesterday. She was 53.
Nikki Corvette is back on with us before she sets off on her 2013 European tour with her band, Nikki Corvette & The Romeos.
Spandau Ballet announced today on their website that they will be featured in an upcoming movie.
This week, Rodney Anonymous of The Dead Milkmen is our guest. The band recently released their newest track, “The Great Boston Molasses Flood.”
Kate Bush today was honored in a special ceremony as a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. A medal was bestowed upon the singer today by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle.
Camper Van Beethoven announced their upcoming spring U.S. and European tour dates to support their newest album, “La Costa Perdida,” The band also released their video for “Someday Our Love Will Sell Us Out” today.
Nikki Corvette and her band of young Italian rockers worked so well together during their European tour last year, they have decided to become an official group. Currently, they are gearing up for another tour of Europe beginning on April 23.
Depeche Mode’s 13th studio album, “Delta Machine.” is now available in North America.
Morrissey’s publicist announced that continued health problems have forced the singer to cancel the rest of his U.S. tour.
This week, New Zealand musician Murray Grindlay, known to many as “Monte Video” from his 1982 international smash hit “Shoop-Shoop, Diddy-Wop, Cumma-Cumma, Wang-Dang” as Monte Video and the Cassettes is our guest.
Ears around the world rang after reports of David Bowie’s supermodel wide, Iman, inadvertently hinting of a possible tour during an interview with a UK-based fashion magazine.
80s icons Tony Hadley and Kim Wilde hopped a British Airways plane on Sunday to play an acoustic gig for fliers and staff. They set a world record as they performed at an altitude of 43.000 feet.
This week, we play new 80s song covers from Plan B and Maryam Zadeh. Plus, classics by INXS, New Order, The Divinyls, The Waitresses, Flash & the Pan, The Motels, Midge Ure and more.
The Go-Gos and The B-52 today announced plans to co-headline tour the U.S. this summer.
This week we welcome Trombonist “Big Jim” Paterson of Dexy’s as our guest. Also, new track from Linda Jo Rizzo’s 2012 Day of the Light album, a Dexy’s tribute song from ska musician Andy Keys Clark and classics by Toyah, REM, Mental As Anything, Trio, The Tom Tom Club, Wall of Voodoo and more.
Punk legends The Godfathers and The Stranglers start a month-long UK tour tonight.
The Ron Asheton Foundation announced on Tuesday the DVD for the 2011 tribute concert in honor of the famed guitarist will be released on June 4, 2013 and not April 9 as previously planned.
This week, we re-broadcast our July 2012 interview with Taco Ockerse
Kid Creole and the Coconuts today released the video for their new single, “In a Place Like This.”