Month: September 2009
If you are a fan of The Coconuts, or a fan of great classic alternative music, please sign this petition that is being sent to EMI record company asking them to re-release Don’t Take My Coconuts.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show features classic alternative music from artists including XTC, Icehouse, The Untouchables, Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush, The Motels, Romeo Void and Voice of the Beehive. We will also play new tracks from The Little Girls and Gorevette.
Revenge of the 80s Radio welcomes new affiliate Seymour FM in Seymour, Victoria, Australia.
The Pogues announce their Fall 2009 tour dates in the US.
This week’s show featured great driving music of the 1980s. Artists featured in this weeks show include Men Without Hats, The Kings, Pearl Harbor and the Explosions and Nikki and the Corvettes. We also played new cuts from Josie Cotton, ABC and Stan Ridgway with Pietra Wexstun.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s will be packed with some of the nest driving music of the 1980s. Artists featured include The Little Girls, Nikki and the Corvettes, The Kings and Jason and the Scorchers.
Louise Robey, best known to 80s fans as “Micki Foster” from Friday the 13th – the Series and fro m her hit song “One Night in Bangkok,” will appear at Chiller Theatre on Halloween weekend 2009.
This week’s show featured a re-broadcast of our interview with the legendary Nikki Corvette. This was her second appearance on the show; we talked about Gorevette, the new band she formed with Amy Gore of The Gore Gore Girls.
While I am out on vacation this week, we will rebroadcast our 1/9/09 show featuring a conversation with Nikki Corvette on the band she recently formed with Amy Gore (The Gore Gore Girls), Gorevette. We will also have some of the first tracks they recorded on the show.
The podcast version of our 9/5/09 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the bottom of this post. The second our of our show features Classic New Wave music by artists from Australia and New Zealand.
The second hour will feature classic alternative/new wave music by artists from Australia and New Zealand.
An interesting story recently came out in the British News Site Expressansstar.com, chronicling original Dexy’s Midnight Runners Bassist Pete Williams’ effort to help keep his childhood swimming hole, the Cossley Baths near his then home in Whiteheath, alive.