Month: February 2012
Thomas Dolby will be back in North America, coming shortly after a successful performance and lecture tour to support his latest album, A Map of the Floating City, This time, however, the techno synth-pop wizard will come with a new contraption: his own science fiction-inspired time capsule.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s features tracks from The Plimsouls’ new live album, “Beach Town Confidential,” plus classics by Midge Ure, The Stranglers, Icehouse, Strawberry Switchblade, Josie Cotton, Midnight Oil and more.
Two of punk rock’s early legends will begin a tour of North America on Friday, February 24th. Hugh Cornwell, original vocalist for The Stranglers and Glen Matlock, bassist for The Sex Pistols, will co-headline the concert series, which will run through March 17th.
With a new album in the works, the future of alt-rock’s The Godfathers is uncertain after co-founder and lead singer Peter Coyne threatened to leave today, citing tensions within the band.
Continue reading on Examiner.com Godfathers frontman Peter Coyne says he will leave the band – National Alternative Music | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/alternative-music-in-national/godfathers-frontman-peter-coyne-says-he-will-leave-the-band#ixzz1mnL0KkrY
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio: new music from Debora Iyall and Andy Prieboy.
Andy Prieboy makes his fifth appearance on Revenge of the 80s Radio. We will talk abuot his newest EP, Every Lady Gets a Song.
The Nerves co-founders Paul Collins and Peter Case tour dates are official. This comes after their initial announcement in November that the two would reunite to co-headline together this year.
Members of Kid Creole and the Coconuts, and several other top musicians will be on hand to help celebrate the 10th year of the Lagond School of Music with special fundraising webcast.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we feature new music from Andy Prieboy and Trans-X