Month: June 2009
This week’s show features music from classic alternative artists including Berlin (Happy Birthday Terri Nunn), Dramarama, Robey, Madness and The Pursuit of Happiness
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we want to say “Happy Birthday” to Terri Nunn who will be celebrating tonight in concert at the Rosemont Theater in Chicago with Berlin and the Regeneration Tour. We will play a classic Berlin track in her honor. We will also pay tribute to Michael Jackson who, although was a more mainstream artist than normally featured here, transcended the restrictions of genre.
Reflections on Michael Jackson after his sudden passing. His influence transcended music genres; his charity helped many people.
The podcast for our 6/19 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. This week, we rebroadcast our interview with Tony Kinman, co-founder of The Dils, Rank & File and Blackbird.
A review of Regeneration Tour 2009’s New York City concert at the Fillmore Theater is available on the Revenge of the 80s Radio website.
This week, Revenge of the 80s will re-broadcast a the show featuring a conversation with Tony Kinman of the Dils, Rank & File, Blackbird and, currently, Los Trendy. We talk about the San Francisco punk scene of the late 1970s.
Regeneration Tour 2009 kicks off June 17th at the House of Blues in Boston. This year’s tour features Terri Nunn & Berlin (most dates), ABC, Wang Chung, Cutting Crew and Missing Persons (some dates).
The podcast for our 6/12 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the bottom of this post. Leading off the second hour, we spent some time with ABC’s Martin Fry, who will once again perform on this year’s Regeneration Tour.
This week, we welcome tMartin Fry, to Revenge of the 80s as he gets set to kick off his second straight year with the Regeneration Tour.
A festival marking the 30th anniversary of the Secret Policeman’s Ball concert series begins soon in New York and Los Angeles.
ABC’s Martin Fry will appear on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio show as he gets ready to perform with the Regeneration Tour for a second straight year.
Last year, Terri came on with us to talk about her career and some new developments with Berlin at the time (the 2008 interview is here). This time, we talk about some of the interesting things Terri is working on now
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature a chat with Terri Nunn, who will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour. This one might be a continuation of the interview Terri did with me last year on the show
Exene Cervenka, one of punk’s most influential women, announced on the official X website that she is battling Multiple Sclerosis.
Adriana Kaegi, the original Mama Coconut and co-founder of Kid Creole and the Coconuts, offers her unique brand of elegance and diverse talents with her recently-released solo album, TAG.
Terri Nunn will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour and will be my guest on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. We talk about Berlin’s upcoming live CD/DVD, playing on the Regeneration Tour, talk radio and her possible return to television.