Month: June 2013
This week, we play more of your requests (you can send yours by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or joining our Facebook page). In hour 2, we will air a music block tribute to Devo percussionist Alan Myers, who passed away on June 25.
Julie Brown is getting ready to bring to the stage a musical based on her hit song, “The Homecoming Queen’s Got a Gun.” The singer/writer/comedienne plans to premiere the production in August at The Cavern Club in Silverlake, California.
One of the new wave movement’s most defining drummers passed on Monday. Alan Myers, who joined Devo in 1976 and was with the band for a decade, died from brain cancer.
This week, we talk with Peter Flerl of the Australian early 80s band Plan B.
This week, Michael Aston of Gene Loves Jezebel will be our Hour 2 guest.We also play the newest song from Kid Creole and the Coconuts, a jaunting dance track called “Pack Your Trunk.”
New Romantic pioneers Visage will release their fourth studio album, Hearts and Knives, in the U.S. on June 11th. It will be the band’s first set of new music made public since 1984.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we play some interesting new tracks: Each hour, we will feature a song from the British Electronic Foundation’s new CD: “Music of Quality and Distinction, Vol. 3 – Dark.”
The podcast/syndication edit for our 5/31 Revenge of the 80s show is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, we will have Ken Mazur on with us. Perhaps best known as Robert Palmer’s guitarist, Mazur has played with several music legends and built up a reputation as one of the music […]