Month: June 2012
This week, we play new music from Patti Smith and Ultravox, plus classics by Echo & The Bunnymen, Genesis, The Time Bandits, Public Image Limited, ABC, Voice of the Beehive, Blondie and more.
Rare footage of The English Beat’s live performance at the U.S. Festival in 1982 and 1983 will be made available in a special 2 DVD set in September.
Nikki Corvette will be heading to Europe for her Summertime Fun 2012 tour. Fresh off recording new tracks “I’m Stronger” and “Hot Sun,” Corvette will perform live for 14 straight days at venues in Norway, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland and Italy.
This week, Men Without Hats’ top Chapeau, Ivan Doroschuk will join us for a conversation about the band’s new album, Love In the Ago of War. Plus, classics from Midnight Oil, REM, Ron Rogers & Rikki St. James, The Fabulous Poodles, INXS, Taxxi, Kid Creole and the Coconuts and more.
Two iconic bands of the new wave era will co-headline a tour together. Blondie and Devo will play 13 dates for their “Whip It to Shreds” concert series in September.
Longtime alt-rocker Paul Weller is celebrating Sir Paul McCartney’s 70th birthday by releasing a special tribute a cover of the Beatles’ classic, “Birthday.”
The podcast edit for our 6/15 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, we play new music from Men Without Hats and Trans-X, plus classics by X, The Hoodoo Gurus, King, The Models, Fine Young Cannibals and more.
Months after completing their first North American tour in over 20 years, Men Without Hats releases their first full album in nine years, Love in the Age of War.
Revenge of the 80s Radio welcomes two new radio affiliates: Totally 80s Radio (88.4FM – Benidorm, Spain) and Whaley Radio (107.4FM – High Peaks, UK).
This week, The Love Goddess, Judy Tenuta, will be our guest. Judy has a new book, Full Frontal Tenudity ( available on iTunes),
Check out our new Revenge of the 80s Radio store at Zazzle.com for cool merch: T-shirts, doggie shirts, ale steins, pillows, mousepads and more. Show the world your love for classic alternative music and the 80s with cool Revenge of the 80s stuff: http://www.zazzle.com/revengeofthe80s
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we will feature new music from Stan Ridgway and Nikki Corvette. Plus, classics by Howard Jones, EBN-OZN, INXS, Falco, Fuzzbox, Madness, The Blow Monkeys and more.
A master of the avant garde, Pascal Languirand brought his unusual brand of music to the mainstream in 1983 with “Living on Video” two years after writing it. Little did he know it would become a new wave dance classic