Month: April 2012
This week, Pascal Languirand of Trans-X is our guest. Trans-X will release their upcoming new album, Hi-NRG, on May 21. Also, a music block tribute to Greg Ham.
Canadian new wavers Men Without Hats and Trans-X are set to release new albums in May.
With several albums and hit songs under his belt, The Beat founder Paul Collins remembers how important the local record store was and still is to our culture and to musicians. Collins and The Beat headlined a lineup of local rockers at Greenwich Village’s landmark Generation Records to show support as part of National Independent Record Store Day.
Nikki Corvette talks about her new solo tracks (of which we presented the World Radio Premiere), “I’m Stronger” and “Hot Sun.”
Among the various woodwind solos Ham will always be remembered for are the sax interlude from “Who Can It Be Now?” and the flute melody in “Down Under.”
Paul Collins, “The King of Power Pop,” will headline an all-day Record Store Day event at Generation Records on Thompson Street in New York City on Saturday, April 21. It will be the fourth annual celebration of independent record stores at the Greenwich Vilage landmark.
Tonight on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we feature driving music of the classic alternative era, with songs about cars, driving, speeding, songs with car references in them and tracks that we like to blast with the top and windows down while on the highway.
Only Nikki Corvette can get people up and dancing to a song about dealing with people of the despicable sort. The power-punk queen proves that once again with “I’m Stronger,” the lead track to her first solo release since 2006, which is set to be available worldwide on April 14th.
The Museum of Modern Art is presenting a special time-based artist exhibit, honoring the early electronic avant garde music pioneers Kraftwerk.
This week, we have a conversation with Camper Van Beethoven co-founder Jonathan Segel, who recently released his 14th solo album, All Attractions.