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.
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Rest In Peace, Kevin Stanton of Mi-Sex
It’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.
August Darnell’s dream of writing and producing a musical is now a reality as Cherchez La Femme opens tonight to a sold-out crowd at La MaMa Theater in New York City.
Vivien Goldman, artist, music journalist, singer, author and NYU Professor will be with us once again on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Vivien and August Darnell co-wrote the musical “Cherchez La Femme,” which will play at the La Mama Theater in Manhattan late May-early June.
We talk with Amanda Lloyd and Tanya Harrington about a special Blitz Club remembrance event set to take place on October 8th, 2016 at the Grand Pavillion in Porthcawl
Clive Farrington of When In Rome has a cunning plan and talks about it on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Farrington is working on a new TV show: EDM-TV
we salute David Bowie by dedicating the entire two-hour broadcast for the week of Jan 15-21 to his music
Revenge of the 80s Radio is giving away a pair of passes to see Midge Ure LIVE at the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center in Sugar Loaf, NY.
Revenge of the 80s Radio is happy to welcome two new radio affilaites: Radio One Hobart, 105.7FM in Hobart, Tazmania and Vienna International Radio (Internet Radio Station) in Vienna, Australia.
Paul Collins, originator and the de facto curator of Power Pop music, is out today with a new guitar-driven album showcasing the genre in its purest form once again.
Win a pair of tickets to see the Retro Futura Tour’s kick-off show at the Best Buy Theater in NYC on August 21.
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
Revenge of the 80s welcomes two new stations to our family of affiliates: WMAC Radio 107.3FM, Manchester UK and Flashback Radio out of Honolulu, Hawaii.
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.
The lineup for Regeneration Tour 2013 is now set. Organizers Red Entertainment announced today the artists who will perform during the August concert series.
Kid Creole and the Coconuts today released the video for their new single, “In a Place Like This.”
This week, we play a soon-to-be-released track from Antonee First Class, the toaster for Dave Wakeling’s current English Beat lineup and music from X, Mental As Anything, Fad Gadget, The Modulators, Julian Cope, INXS, Robert HazardBig Country, Alison Moyet and more.
New wave party band The B-52s will lead a star-studded lineup at the Rewind the 80s Music Festival on August 16-18 at Henley-on-Thames in the U.K. Event organizers confirmed the group’s participation today.
Organizers for the Isle of Wight Festival say the Boomtown Rats will play a one-off together at their 2013 event.
Even though Kid Creole and the Coconuts co-founder Adriana Kaegi has been keeping busy with Dear Addy Digital Media, she recently composed two very cool chill-out electronica instrumentals for the our listening pleasure.
On the strength of a new album and two successful North American tours, Men Without Hats will start their first European tour in over 20 years on February 1.
Ground-breaking musician David Bowie gives his fans a present on his 66th birthday: a new song.
Paul Collins’ Power Pop-A-Licous 2 Fest, which was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy, has been rescheduled for February 1 & 2 at The Cake Shop n NYC.
Revenge of the 80s Radio is giving away five pair of tickets to see Concrete Blonde live at Irving Plaza (17 Irving Place, New York, NY) on Thursday, December 13th.
During their European tour earlier this year, Nikki Corvette and The Romeos sing the praises of some delicious gelato in this video (credit: BAMMagazine’s channel on Youtube):
The Power-Pop-A-Licious Fest II, scheduled for November 16 & 17 at Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park, NJ has been postponed to a yet undetermined date due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy.
Midge Ure, Bow Wow Wow and Gene Loves Jezebel will headline a special one-off “Revenge of the 80s” concert in Los Angeles on January 26, 2013. The show is a production of Red Entertainment.
This week, Paul Collins talks about his upcoming Power Pop-A-Licious II Fest, Plus: music from Big Audio Dynamite, The Tom Tom Club, Adriana Kaegi, Split Enz, Dominatrix, Bad Manners and more…