Month: August 2012
A-ha frontman Morten Harket will be honored for his pro-environmental work at an annual ceremony as The Clean Tech Media Award will present the singer with the first Green Media Award.
Is Eddie Murphy going to bring “Beverly Hills Cop” back? A popular web-zine says he will, but with a different dynamic.
This week, we catch up on your requests, with music from The Alarm, The Hoodoo Gurus, Tom Tom Club, Bauhaus, Christie Allen, The Blasters, Nikki Corvette, Polly Styrene and more.
The English Beat and The Paul Collins Beat will play a series of shows together this fall.This will be the first time Dave Wakeling’s Beat and Collins’ Beat share the stage for a mini-tour.
Men Without Hats will hit the road beginning September 5th in San Diego.The band plans to play classics and songs from their new album, Love In the Age of War.
This week. we present an encore broadcast, featuring our March 2012 interview with Ginger Coyote, editor of Punk Globe magazine and lead singer of the White Trash Debutantes. Punk Globe Magazine is celebrating its 35-year anniversary this month.
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the release of one of the iconic teen party movies of the 80s, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Not only is this flick fondly remembered and still quoted by fans, it spawned the careers of several future stars. Fast Times was more mainstream than many of the other […]
Kim is a talented and widely-respected writer, show promoter and story teller. She has been in the center of the Motor City Rock scene for decades (having been born in Ypsilanti, MI and raised on alt-rock, blues, Motown and country music) and works with some of the region’s top talents, including King, Taylor, Rikki St. James and many more stellar musicians.
Our 8/10 Revenge of the 80s Radio show podcast/syndication edit is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, we premiere a previously unreleased track featuring Deniz Tek with Detroit rockers Al King and Chris “Jukebox” Taylor’s Mazinga project. The song, “Wake Up,” was recorded in 2011.
Longtime ska musician Andy Keys Clark conveys his longtime admiration for classic rock and soul band Dexy’s Midnight Runners with “When Dexy’s Ruled the World,” a tribute single from his new album, The Prophecy.
This week, we feature a new song from ska artist Andy Keys Clark, who pays homage to one of the most inspirational and unique bands of the 1980s, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, with the single, “When Dexy’s Ruled the World.”
In the center of the San Francisco punk scene of the late 70s was Ginger Coyote, who wanted to shine a spotlight on some of the great underground acts of the time.