Month: June 2010

Here are the five winners of a copy of Belinda Carlisle’s book Lips Unsealed

This week on Revenge of the 80s, we will play new music by Louise Robey and Andy Prieboy as well as classic alternative tracks by artists including ABC, The Alarm, Strawberry Switchblade, The Boomtown Rats and Mental As Anything.

Revenge of the 80s Radio is giving away five copies of Belinda Carlisle’s memoir, Lips Unsealed. Our review of the book is here

This week we celebrate the beginning of summer in the northern hemisphere with classic alternative songs about summer, summer smashes and songs to blast in the summer while driving with the convertible top down.

Fans knew little of the demons that Carlisle explains in Lips Unsealed. She describes the challenges with her weight problem and how her obsession with staying thin led her to binges and serious mental stress.

This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature new music from Debora Iyall and Kate Garner with classic alternative tracks from artists including Men Without Hats, Devo, Bananarama, Red Rockers and the Tom Tom Club.

We are saddened to hear of the death of world-renowned photographer Stan Shaffer earlier today. Not only was he a great artist, he was a good man and a devoted husband.

Dr. Demento, announced he will end his syndicated radio show. The final broadcast will air this weekend.

While he will be webcasting on, terrestrial radio will not be the same without him.

This week, we caught up on some requests and played new tracks by Andy Prieboy, Gorevette and Adriana Kaegi. We also played a previously unreleased song by August Darnell (aka Kid Creole).

Tonight on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will catch up on some e-mail requests and play more of your favorite classic alternative music.

2010 is shaping to be a fruitful year for fans of The Nerves as two of the pioneering power pop band’s founding members will have new albums.

Adriana Kaegi’s brilliant documentary about the band she co-founded, Kid Creole and My Coconuts, will be showing on Wednesday, June 2, 6:30pm at the Chelsea Art Museum in New York City.

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