Chris D, John Doe, Dave Alvin, Bill Bateman, Steve Berlin and D. J. Bonebrake reformed the most well-known lineup of the LA Punk supergroup, The Flesh Eaters, for a new album and some tour dates. Chris D. talks with host Chris Cordani about I Used to be Pretty (available now), the band’s history, the famous lineup and his own career.
This week, we are dedicating Revenge of the 80s to that musically innovative decade as we play classic alternative era covers of music from the 1960s with tracks from Boomerang, The Damned, The Lopez Beatles, Mental As Anything, Julian Cope, Visage, Suzi Quatro, The Clash and more.
J. C. Carroll, longtime Members member and multi-instrumentalist, talks with host Chris Cordani on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. We start with Carroll’s early days working with then-future star Graham Parker, joining the Members, his business acumen, solo work, movie scores and his newest album: West Byfleet Selfie.
This week, we play new music from Robin Scott, Paul Kelly and Kim Wilde plus classics by the Uncanny X-Men, XTC, Mental As Anything and more.
This week, we have some fun talking 80s B-Movies with Nerd Nation Radio host Gene Hoyle. We also play music from The Saints, Nash the Slash, Elvis Costello, Bad Manners, Wall of Voodoo and more
Richie Ramone talks with Chris about his career, music and new book: I Know Better Now, My Life Before, During and After The Ramones
Frankie Previte of Frankie & the Knockouts talks with Chris about the new F&TN 3 CD set, The Complete Collection, from which some proceeds will be donated to Pancreatic Cancer Action.
Chris talks with Kevan Byrne, a producer working on the upcoming documentary about classic alternative musical innovator Nash the Slash titled So You Think You Were Normal?
Devon Buchanon joins Chris once again on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio. We discuss some of his work with video producer David Rose, look back at his music, pdfs, his fight against Stage 4 Cancer and a possible cure in a special drug trial.
Robin Scott, known to many as “M,” will talk with host Chris Cordani on Revenge of the #80s Radio about the M project, his early career, working with Malcolm McLaren since the two met in college, a musical written by Scott, his post-M career and newest album, Emotional DNA, as we play the latest single from that: “House of Cards.”
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature new music from Paul Collins and Julian Cope plus tracks from The Divinyls, Icehouse, The Flirts and more.
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.
Steven Jones and Logan Sky will talk with Chris about their newest album, The Electric Eye, due out October 26.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is up. We play music with colors in the title, featuring tracks from The Stranglers, Midnight Oil, Visage, Toni Basil, The Pogues and more.
Steve Kilbey of The Church talks with us about The Church’s North American tour, their 2017 album and plans to record new music, his many projects and a retrospect on his career.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s is up: an encore broadcast of our German Music Special: During Hour 2, we play music from German New Wavers of the 80s, many of them part of the Neuve Deutshe Welle movement, featuring tracks from Nena, Trio, The Spider Murphy Gang, Spliff, Hubert Kah, Alphaville and many more.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is up with another New Wave Dance Party in Hour 2 featuring remixes and club classics from Alphaville, Taco, Bronski Beat, Haysi Fantayzee and more
Paul Young talks with Chris Cordani on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio as it is now up via podcast.
This week, we air an encore broadcast of our salute to the Beatles with a 2-hour show filled with covers of some of their stellar music by classic alternative artists and our podcast/syndication edit is up.
Our Aug 31-Sep 6 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. We play new music from Paul Collins and Simple Minds plus classics by Madness, The Lopez Beatles, Icehouse, Amazulu and more
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio podcast/syndication edit is up: an encore broadcast of our interview with Peter Case.
James King of James King and the Lonewolves talks with Chris on Revenge of the 80s Radio
Jeremy Thoms, of The President’s Men, Strawberry Tarts, The Revillos, The Desperados, The Naturals and several other bands out of Scotland throughout the 80s and beyond will talk with host Chris Cordani this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio about his newest band, The Cathode Ray.
Paul Collins is on with us once again as he will release a new album chock full of more Power Pop excellence in September: Out of My Head.
This week, we present the Geography Edition of Revenge of the #80s Radio. We play tracks with names of locations (countries, towns, cities, neighborhoods, roadways) in the title, featuring cuts from Nina Hagen, The Fleshtones, The Stranglers, Falco, Billy Bragg, Midge Ure and more.
Robert Poss, founding member of Band of Susans, talks with Chris on Revenge of the 80s Radio about his upcoming solo album, Frozen Flowers Curse the Day, due out in August.
This week, we air an encore broadcast: Guitar Meister Dweezil Zappa talks with Chris Cordani on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Zappa discusses his music from his debut album he recorded at the age of 15 to his most recent work
Donna Destri talks with Chris about her new Double A-Side single with Paul Zone with covers of two Sonny & Cher deeper cuts: “It’s the Little Things” and “Just You.” “It’s the Little Things” was produced by Man Parrish and “Just You” was set to tune by Richard Citroen.
Tom Bailey talks with host Chris Cordani about his upcoming new album, “Science Fiction,” the former Thompson Twin’s first solo project. We discuss the tracks, musical influences, thoughts on pop over the years and Bailey’s upcoming tour.
Midge Ure is back with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio. The acclaimed musician has a new album out, one that was two years in the making: Orchestrated.