Midge Ure is our guest. He will be coming to the U.S with the upcomign Retro Futura Tour and some of his own dates at The Iridium in New York. We will also talk about his new album, Fragile.
This week, we feature Terrific Twosomes of the classic alternative era throughout the show. We will play classics from prominent duos Flash and the Pan, David & David, The Pet Shop Boys, Erasure, Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper, Strawberry Switchblade and more.
Ska Man Nick Welsh will be our guest on this week’s Revenge of the 80s. Nick was a member of Bad Manners and The Selector; he also performs under his musical alter ego, King Hammond.
This week, Linda Jo Rizzo is back with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio this week. We caught up with her again as she was in the states recently
This week, we talk with Steve Strange, founding member and lead singer of Visage
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Robin Lane is back on with us as we talk about the new documentary on her life: When Things Go Wrong: Robin Lane’s Story.
This week, Clive Farrington of When Iin Rome is back with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio. We talk about his new project, The Elcectric Gem, and forthcoming book: CONFESSIONS OF A ONE-HIT WONDER.
Jonathan Segel of Camper Van Beethoves is on with us again and has a new album, Shine Out, from which we will air a world radio premiere of the title track.
This week on a new Revenge of the 80s Radio, Donna Destri is back with us. We talk abuot her new EP, London
his week on a new Revenge of the 80s Radio, we dedicate Hour 2 to great Australian artists of the 80s.
Susan Ottaviano of Book of Love is our guest. The group is back together, they have been touring and are working on new music. During our conversation, we discuss Book of Love’s beginnings, their style, some of their classic tracks, their reformation, upcoming shows and the impending new album (ETA 2014).
This week, we will re-broadcast out April 2013 interview with Rodney Anonymous of The Dead Milkmen.
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.
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, 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.”
Martin Brett is our guest. Brett was the bas player for Voice of the Beehive and is now with I, Ludicrous
This week, Profucer, Drummer, Inventor, Author adn Professor Richard James Burgess is our guest.
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 […]
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 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.