Month: December 2008
We at Revenge of the 80s Radio want to thank all of you who read and participate in this blog and listen to the Revenge of the 80s radio show and podcasts for a wonderful first year on the air. We will continue in 2009 to expand our playlist, have conversations with more of your […]
This week we aired an encore Revenge of the 80s program. The podcast is up and available at the end of this post. We at Revenge of the 80s Radio wish you a very Happy Holidays!
First, from all of us at Revenge of the 80s Radio to you and your loved ones: Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Have a very 80s New Year! Our special Christmas Podcast is available on this post. While we went through some classic alt-80s holiday tracks, I wanted to share some of my favorite Christmastime […]
A musical master strikes again: Andy Prieboy has released three new tracks in addition to the five he previously put out, some of which were featured on Revenge of the 80s last month.
The podcast for our 12/19 Christmas Special is now up and available at the bottom of this post, featuring holiday cheer from several artists of the era including Wall of Voodoo, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Dickies, The Pogues (w/ Kirsty McColl), The Pretenders and Captain Sensible.
Tonight, Revenge of the 80s features its first annual Christmas Special, featuring holiday music from artists of the era including The Alarm, Captain Sensible, Kate Bush, Wall of Voodoo and Squeeze.
The long-awaited new album by Depeche Mode has been completed. Dave Gahan, the band’s frontman, told reporters from the LA Times Music Blog, “Pop & Hiss.” The album, which has not been titled at the time of this post, is due out next year. In May, Depeche Mode will embark on the European leg of […]
This Friday, Revenge of the 80s will air its first Christmas Special, featuring classic holiday cheer from top new wave/alternative artists from the 1980s — the decade when even Santa wore thin ties and sunglasses with his suit. Along with the standards from The Waitresses, The Pogues (with Kirsty MacColl), David Bowie (with Bing Crosby) […]
The Podcast for our 12/12 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. This week, we featured several requests (we were a bit backlogged on those) and other music from artists of the era. Included in this week’s show are tracks from ABC, XTC, INXS, The Clash and deeper cuts from King and Laibach. Next […]
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time This week on Revenge of the 80s we will play some requests from listeners to our radio broadcast and podcast. We will feature tracks from several artists including XTC, REM, ABC and Voice of the Beehive. You can suggest or […]
Alternative Country Music Legend Rodney Crowell has now been nominated for a Grammy award in three straight decades, joining a very short list of performers. The man who brought us such great albums as But What Will the Neighbors Think and Diamonds and Dirt is a finalist for “Best Folk/Americana Album” for his work on […]
The first 2009 Blondie tour dates are set, beginning on February 20th at the River Rock Casino in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. After that, they head down the west coast according to the band’s official website. At this point, announced dates run only through February 27rh, 2009. The set concerts are listed on the Blondie […]
The podcast for this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is up and available at the bottom of this post. The second hour features a rare track from Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls. It’s from her album CM3P-Rain, which was recorded between 1991 and 1994. CM3P-Rain Features five tracks with Caron singing and […]
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will include a rare track from Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls. It’s from her album CM3P-Rain, which was recorded between 1991 and 1994. CM3P-Rain
Gorevette, a collaboration of girl power-rockers Nikki Corvette and Amy Goire, will play their first live show together Friday night at The Magic Bag in Ferndale, MI. They are on as part of the Grand Nationals’ 7-inch record release party as one of the opening acts. The full show begins at 8pm. Nikki Corvette‘s place […]
Now, we can watch a plethora of Madness videos at will. Recently, the band announced the creation of their new YouTube channel, which features several of their classic works including “It Must Be Love,” “My Girl” and “Baggy Trousers.” Madness never appeared to take themselves too seriously in their videos and guest appearances on television […]