Paul Weller is set to release his latest album, Wake Up Nation, on June 1st.
Adriana Kaegi introduces Art 4 Flatscreen TV, a DVD of ambient music by Adriana with an array of photos she has taken in her varied travels.
Gorevette continues their ascension in the alt-rock world continues as the band announces concert dates with Blondie in August and September.
Annabella Lwin is our guest on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio. We also World Premiere her new single: “White Smoke, Blue Smoke.”
Terri Nunn of Berlin and Martha Davis of The Motels team up with Gaye Ann Bruno to start a new podcast: Between the Sheets
Gorevette will tour Japan April 29-May 3.
Two years after Yaz, also known as Yazoo, reunited for a 25th anniversary tour, rumblings of a new album coming have been revealed to be true
Devo premieres new music on Jimmy Kimmel Live, announces new album release date.
A Sony Legacy release of Big Audio Dynamite’s “This Is Big Audio Dynamite” album is coming. Is a reunion in the works?
Producer and music-mix whiz Malcolm McLaren dies at 64.
John Doe and Jill Sobule are inviting fans to join them at The Pass Studios to witness their recordings of tracks for their new EPs on April 11th in LA – tickets are available.
On Friday’s show, Martha Davis talks with me about her newest endeavor: a children’s music album. It is a somewhat whimsical journey through various musical styles called Red Frog Presents: 16 Songs for Parents and Children
While classic alternative music fans in North America are awaiting news of 2010 Regeneration Tour Dates, promoters have set up a concert series in Ireland for April 30-May 2.
The Psychedelic Furs will tour North America for six weeks between May 27th and July 3rd, according to the band’s official website
Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan and some good friends in the music world recorded a benefit single to help relief efforts in Haiti
Corey Haim is found dead in his home at age 38.
Gorevette will tour the Eastern US and continue on in Japan this spring. Band leaders Nikki Corvette and Amy Gore made the announcement shortly after the release of their Lustfully Yours EP
Rhino Records announced it will release the first Pogues live albums (Rum Sodomy and the Lash, Red Roses for Me, If I Should Fall from Grace With God, Peace and Love, and Hell’s Ditch) as a Box Set on March 1st, 2010
Mary Buffett, the investment and management expert and author who had a hit in 1984 with “My Boyfriend’s Back,” who will be on Revenge of the 80s Radio tonight.
driana Kaegi’s superb documentary on the band she co-founded will be featured at the Phoenix Art Museum on March 24th. This will be thw first Western US screening of Kid Creole and My Coconuts.
Doug Fieger, former lead singer of The Knack, lost his battle with cancer this morning at age 57. Fieger and the Knack mainstreamed the “new wave sound” of rock in 1979 when they hit #1 with “My Sharona.” UPDATE: A quite posted on The Knack’s official website: “Our hearts are broken, we will miss you […]
Former Romeo Void frontwoman Debora Iyall says she is working on a solo album. According to her Facebook and MySpace page posts, Iyall’s new collection has an ETA of summer 2010.
This week, we pay tribute to Lux Interior a year after his passing with a block of music by The Cramps. We also played new music from Adriana Kaegi.
Louise Robey will be back in the United States this year to promote her new music and upcoming anthology album: Louise Robey Music Anthology (1979-2009) The Essential Collector’s Edition
Martha Davis shines with hr new retro jazz track “Mr. Grey.”
Gorevette released their new EP, “Lustfully Yours,” today. The Detroit supergroup featuring Nikki Corvette, Amy Gore, Lianna Castillo and Al King plan to celebrate this weekend with two big CD release parties
This week, we played some of Michael Hutchence’s classic tracks with INXS in tribute to what would have been his 50th birthday.
August Darnell announced the winners of the two creative challenges he issued to fans after introducing several previously unreleased songs.
Fans of INXS and Michael Hutchence are campaigning to give the former frontman a special posthumous 50th birthday present on January 22nd: a #1 hit song