Our Revenge of the 80s Radio #Halloween 2019 special is up. We play haunted tracks and spooky classics from Tom Waits, Roky Erickson, The Cramps, Carmine Capobianco & Debi Thibault, The Dream Syndicate and more
Josie Cotton is back to talk about her new album, Everything is Oh Yeah, which was originally recorded in 1986. Josie discusses the album, why it represents a transition in her career, in-session contrary industry advice from Malcolm McLaren and Brian Setzer, thoughts on some of the tracks and an plans for 2020.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Dr. Robert of The Blow Monkeys looks at his career, music with the band, solo projects and an album in the works for 2020. We also play tracks from Linda Jo Rizzo, The Payolas, The Jazzateers, Big Country and more
we salute the women of punk and new wave with tracks from the ladies of the Classic Alternative era, featuring new tracks from Josie Cotton, Rose McDowall, Berlin and classics by Martha Davis, Lydia Lunch, The Little Girls, Strawberry Switchblade, The Coconuts and many more.
Bass legend Mike Watt (The Minutemen, Dos, fIREHOUSE and several other projects) talks with host Chris Cordani this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio. He is playing with a new project with Todd Congiliere, The Jumpstarted Plowhards, who are soon releasing their first album: Round One.
We air an encore broadcast with Pearl Harbour. The multi-talented singer/dancer/performer discusses the re-release of Pearl Harbour and the Explosions’ self-titled album, her solo work, delving into the business world and what she is doing today. We also play music from Mental As Anything, Madness, The Sunnyboys, Altered Images and more
This week, we play songs from the classic alternative era with numbers in the title. From zero to one million, we play numerically-oriented tracks from Hazel O’Connor, The Professionals, X, Strawberry Switchblade, Splodgenessabounds, Dexy’s Midnight Runners and many more.
Peter Flierl of Plan B Australia is back on with us. Plan B has a new EP out, Four on the Floor. Peter also talks about the band’s adventures touring Mongolia, Cambodia and other areas in the Far East
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from The Stray Cats and Linda Jo Rizzo plus classics and deeper cuts from Midnight Oil, The Hoodoo Gurus, Devo, Dexy’s, Ultravox, The Flirts and more.
Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back with a new album, Rotating Angels, Also, a musical tribute to Kip Addotta
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Chris Carter, co-founder of #Dramarama, talks with host Chris Cordani.
Terri Nunn talks with Chris about Berlin’s new album, Transcendence, featuring three members of the original lineup.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play music from iconic (and some not-so-iconic) 80s movie soundtracks featuring cuts from Kid Creole & The Coconuts, The Divinyls, The Stems, Hazel O’Connor, Deborah Harry, E. G. Daily, David Bowie and more.
This week, Chip Kinman talks with us about a new CD compilation of lost tracks and alternative versions of the music of he and his brother, the late Tony Kinman of The Dils, Rank and File, Blackbird and Cowboy Nation. We also play music from Dave and the Dynamos, INXS, Nash the Slash, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds and more
This week, we play DAY songs: tracks featuring days of the week, holidays, special days or any kind of day. Music includes tracks from The Undertones, New Order, Hazel O’Connor, Rose McDowall, Midnight Oil and more
This week, we play an ancore broadast of our salute to the Beatles with a 2-hour show filled with covers of some of their stellar music by classic alternative artists.
F. Lee Harvey Blotto, Paul Rapp, of the upstate New York band Blotto talks with Chris on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from Andy Prieboy, The Stray Cats and Wang Chung plus classics from Mental As Anything, Doug & the Slugs, Kids in the Kitchen, A Flock of Seagulls and more
The Punk Professor, Vivien Goldman, is back on with us and with a new book: Revenge of the She-Punks: A Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy Riot. Vivien looks at the female stars of punk from the early pioneers to today, not only in the US and UK.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, comedian Yakov Smirnoff joins host Chris Cordani.
We also play a musical tribute to psychedelic rock pioneer Roky Erickson, who passed away on May 31, 2019.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play covers of Rolling Stones songs by classic alternative artists, withy tracks originally recorded by Jagger and Company from David Bowie, The Inmates, Mondo Rock, Psychic TV, Laibach, The Damned and more.
Josie Cotton is back with us this week; she has a new album coming in the fall, a new single out soon and gearing up for a re-release of her 2011 Pussycat Babylon.
We caught up with Linda Jo Rizzo recently in Manhattan. The Italio Disco/Hi-NRG Star has a new single, video, duet project and upcoming album. We talked about it at Stout in Manhattan; our conversation will air during the program. We also play tracks from Brian Brain, The Blasters, The Primitives, The Motels and more.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, J.C. Carroll joins us once again. This time, we talk about The Members’ new album, Versions, which features covers of songs from an array of diverse artists like The Buzzcocks, Prince, David Bowie and ABBA.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from Andy Prieboy and Gang of Four. We also welcome fellow radio/podcast personality Gaye Ann Bruno, who is re-launching her excellent show, Between the Sheets, this week.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio 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
Chris talks with Pearl Harbour. The multi-talented singer/dancer/performer discusses the re-release of Pearl Harbour and the Explosions’ self-titled album, her solo work, delving into the business world and what she is doing today.
Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back on with us as they have new music, a special R.A.R.E. album of tracks from their archives, an update on the Electric Eye-inspired movie and the 10th anniversary of Sky’s first solo album.
This week, Hour 2 of this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is dedicated to the music of Ranking Roger, who passed away on March 26, 2019 after battling cancer.
This week, we play an encore presentation one of our favorite episodes: 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