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
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).
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.
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).
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.”
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.
Nikki Corvette is back on with us before she sets off on her 2013 European tour with her band, Nikki Corvette & The Romeos.
This week, Rodney Anonymous of The Dead Milkmen is our guest. The band recently released their newest track, “The Great Boston Molasses Flood.”
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.
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.
This week, we re-broadcast our July 2012 interview with Taco Ockerse
This week, Paul Kelly is back with us to talk about his upcoming plans to tour the US, Australia and other parts of the world, his album Spring and Fall, thoughts on the documentary Paul Kelly: Stories of Me and continued efforts to re-release many of his out-of-print albums. Our conversation takes place during hour 2.
Camper Van Beethoven’s Jonathan Segel is back with us to talk about the band’s new album, La Costa Perdida. We will also play a track from that and Adam Ant’s new album, Adam Ant is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunman’s Daughter.
This week, legendary Producer/Songwriter/Musician Ron Rogers is back with us. We will talk about his new album, Cross My Heart,
This week, we air an encore broadcast of our October interview with Andy Prieboy, where we talk about his latest single, “The Death of New Wave.”