Month: April 2018
Robert Pereno has been on the edge of becoming a household name several times throughout the 80s. The dancer, singer, poet, actor and promoter was well known as the guy who could fill up a night club with the best of them thanks to skills he honed since the age of 8. Pereno is the subject of two documentary movies: 2013’s “The Promoter” and another one currently in the works
In hour 2, we feature classic alternative artists from New England with music by Robin Lane and the Chartbusters, The Del Fuegos, Jonathan Richman, The Fools, Til Tuesday and many more.
Our week of 9.2 show podcast/syndication edit is up. In hour 2, we will feature classic alternative artists from New England with music by Robin Lane and the Chartbusters, The Del Fuegos, Jonathan Richman, The Fools, Til Tuesday and many more.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio premiers tonight. We play new tracks from Kid Creole & the Coconuts and Blaine L. Reininger plus classics from Men Without Hats, The Beloved, Prefab Sprout, The Time Bandits, Amazulu and more classic alternative artists.
Gang of Four is releasing a new EP, titled Complicit, and band co-founder Andy Gill talks with host Chris Cordani about it. Gill offers some background on the tracks in the EP, including the first single from it, “Lucky,” a track conveying his thoughts on Wall Street, market panics, world economies and computerized trading. Also, Gill discusses why he centered one song around Ivanka Trump (who is on the cover of the EP), Gang of Four’s beginnings and legacy.