This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Chris talks with Pearl Harbour. The multi-talented singer/dancer/performer discusses the re-release of Pearl Harbour and the Explosions’ self-titled album, her solo work, delving into the business world and what she is doing today.
Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back on with us as they have new music, a special R.A.R.E. album of tracks from their archives, an update on the Electric Eye-inspired movie and the 10th anniversary of Sky’s first solo album.
This week, Hour 2 of this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is dedicated to the music of Ranking Roger, who passed away on March 26, 2019 after battling cancer.
This week, we play an encore presentation one of our favorite episodes: New Zealand musician Murray Grindlay, known to many as “Monte Video” from his 1982 international smash hit “Shoop-Shoop, Diddy-Wop, Cumma-Cumma, Wang-Dang” as Monte Video and the Cassettes is our guest
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from The Flesh Eaters and Simple Minds plus classics by Icehouse, Neil (Nigel Planer), Toyah, The Smiths and more
Andy Prieboy is back with us on Revenge of the #80s Radio with a new EP: “Every Night of My Life.” Andy tells the stories behind the music, which includes a 1981 composition, a duet with the late Tony Kinman, musings of his time in the New Wave scene and an homage to the man who gave the talented musician to his first practice. We also play one of his new tracks, “I Had a New Wave Act.”
Chance Raspberry, a lead animator for The Simpsons, is back with another update on his own project: Little Billy, the ultimate #80s cartoon. Chance is getting closer to making the pilot show happen, a comic strip is out and Little Billy is taking shape
This week, we catch up with Edward, his new solo music, concert dates and a new album with a group of Norwegian musicians called the Tenpole Tudor Vikings. We also play tracks from The Hoodoo Gurus, Squeeze, Iam Siam, Nina Hagen and more.
Chris D, John Doe, Dave Alvin, Bill Bateman, Steve Berlin and D. J. Bonebrake reformed the most well-known lineup of the LA Punk supergroup, The Flesh Eaters, for a new album and some tour dates. Chris D. talks with host Chris Cordani about I Used to be Pretty (available now), the band’s history, the famous lineup and his own career.
This week, we play new music from Robin Scott, Paul Kelly and Kim Wilde plus classics by the Uncanny X-Men, XTC, Mental As Anything and more.
This week, we have some fun talking 80s B-Movies with Nerd Nation Radio host Gene Hoyle. We also play music from The Saints, Nash the Slash, Elvis Costello, Bad Manners, Wall of Voodoo and more
We play joy-filled jaunting tracks filled with holiday cheer by Wall of Voodoo, Squeeze, The Damned, Mojo Nixon, Kim Wilde, Erasure, Captain Sensible, Bananarama and many more.
Frankie Previte of Frankie & the Knockouts talks with Chris about the new F&TN 3 CD set, The Complete Collection, from which some proceeds will be donated to Pancreatic Cancer Action.
Robin Scott, known to many as “M,” will talk with host Chris Cordani on Revenge of the #80s Radio about the M project, his early career, working with Malcolm McLaren since the two met in college, a musical written by Scott, his post-M career and newest album, Emotional DNA, as we play the latest single from that: “House of Cards.”
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature new music from Paul Collins and Julian Cope plus tracks from The Divinyls, Icehouse, The Flirts and more.
It’s that time of the year for our Revenge of the 80s Halloween Special, which is also up and available at the bottom of this post. We play spooky season classics from classic alternative artists including Oingo Boingo, Total Coelo, Shane MacGowan (and Friends), The B-52s, Bauhaus, Ministry and the Cramps.
Steven Jones and Logan Sky will talk with Chris about their newest album, The Electric Eye, due out October 26.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is up. We play music with colors in the title, featuring tracks from The Stranglers, Midnight Oil, Visage, Toni Basil, The Pogues and more.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s is up: an encore broadcast of our German Music Special: During Hour 2, we play music from German New Wavers of the 80s, many of them part of the Neuve Deutshe Welle movement, featuring tracks from Nena, Trio, The Spider Murphy Gang, Spliff, Hubert Kah, Alphaville and many more.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is up with another New Wave Dance Party in Hour 2 featuring remixes and club classics from Alphaville, Taco, Bronski Beat, Haysi Fantayzee and more
Paul Young talks with Chris Cordani on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio as it is now up via podcast.
This week, we air an encore broadcast of our salute to the Beatles with a 2-hour show filled with covers of some of their stellar music by classic alternative artists and our podcast/syndication edit is up.
Our Aug 31-Sep 6 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. We play new music from Paul Collins and Simple Minds plus classics by Madness, The Lopez Beatles, Icehouse, Amazulu and more
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio podcast/syndication edit is up: an encore broadcast of our interview with Peter Case.
James King of James King and the Lonewolves talks with Chris on Revenge of the 80s Radio
Jeremy Thoms, of The President’s Men, Strawberry Tarts, The Revillos, The Desperados, The Naturals and several other bands out of Scotland throughout the 80s and beyond will talk with host Chris Cordani this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio about his newest band, The Cathode Ray.
Paul Collins is on with us once again as he will release a new album chock full of more Power Pop excellence in September: Out of My Head.
This week, we present the Geography Edition of Revenge of the #80s Radio. We play tracks with names of locations (countries, towns, cities, neighborhoods, roadways) in the title, featuring cuts from Nina Hagen, The Fleshtones, The Stranglers, Falco, Billy Bragg, Midge Ure and more.
Robert Poss, founding member of Band of Susans, talks with Chris on Revenge of the 80s Radio about his upcoming solo album, Frozen Flowers Curse the Day, due out in August.
This week, we air an encore broadcast: Guitar Meister Dweezil Zappa talks with Chris Cordani on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Zappa discusses his music from his debut album he recorded at the age of 15 to his most recent work