Month: January 2010
On this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show, we featured new music from Gorevette, who a few days ago released their first EP, “Lustfully Yours.” We also played another previously unreleased recording from August Darnell (Kid Creole), who is currently working on his upcoming anthology album.
Tonight on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will play a new track from Gorevette, led by Nikki Corvette (of Nikki and the Corvettes) and Amy Gore (The Gore Gore Girls). The band — consisting of Corvette, Gore, Lianna Castillo and Al King — is celebraitng the release of their new EP, “Lustfully Yours” this weekend with two big parties: one tonight in Detrot and one this weekend in Ann Arbour
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.
Tonight on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will honor the legendary Michael Hutchence, who would have celebrated his 50th birthday today had it not been for his tragic death in 1997.
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
Once again, Dave Wakeling is out front in a major humanitarian cause: The English Beat will play two major Haiti Earthquake Relief benefit concerts this week
Joining us for the show is Rikki St. James, who made a brief, but memorable mark on the new wave/alt-dance scene.
Do you remember the song “Yaya” in 1982 on the Ronnie Bruce Rogers Ze Records EP Don’t Play With My Emotions? Tonight, on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will talk with the young up-and-comer who collaborated with him on the effort and sang lead, Rikki St. James.
Doe recently added a blog feature called “What Would John Doe Do?” where he encourages readers to send him questions about “music, the business or life.”
A new DVD, Rise Up: Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s, attempts to right the wrongs of music history outside the confines of the Great White North, exposing some of the great sounds out of the Canadian New Wave movement to classic alternative fans today.
We wanted to kick off 2010 with something different, so we celebrated with two previously unreleased songs from August Darnell, better known as Kid Creole.
Tonight, we will have our first new show of 2010. We will kick off the new year by featuring two previously unreleased tracks by August Darnell of Kid Creole and the Coconuts.
August Darnell and Adriana Kaegi announce video and mix contests for 18 previously unreleased Kid Creole and the Coconuts songs.
We are also working on other improvements to our website. We have recently switched our podcast program from PodPress to Blubrry and had to make several adjustments to Revengeofthe80s.com to accommodate.