Revenge of the 80s Radio welcomes new affiliate Seymour FM in Seymour, Victoria, Australia.
This week’s show featured great driving music of the 1980s. Artists featured in this weeks show include Men Without Hats, The Kings, Pearl Harbor and the Explosions and Nikki and the Corvettes. We also played new cuts from Josie Cotton, ABC and Stan Ridgway with Pietra Wexstun.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s will be packed with some of the nest driving music of the 1980s. Artists featured include The Little Girls, Nikki and the Corvettes, The Kings and Jason and the Scorchers.
While I am out on vacation this week, we will rebroadcast our 1/9/09 show featuring a conversation with Nikki Corvette on the band she recently formed with Amy Gore (The Gore Gore Girls), Gorevette. We will also have some of the first tracks they recorded on the show.
This week’s show features a conversation with Josie Cotton, who became the world’s new wave sweetheart when she performed (already an international hit) “Johnny Are You Queer” in the movie Valley Girl.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature a conversation with Josie Cotton. Most 80s fans remember Cotton for her performance of “Johnny, Are You Queer?” on Valley Girl. While it was an international hit, controversy over the song wound up depriving us at the time of the musical talents of this fine songwriter.
The podcast for our 8/24/09 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the end of this post. The second hour features a re-broadcast of our November 2008 interview with Robin Lane.
The podcast version of our 7/24 Revenge of the 80s Radio show featuring a conversation with Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls is up and available at the bottom of this post
This week, Revenge of the 80s airs a rebroadcast of its movie soundtrack music special. Artists featured include Trio, Dolby’s Cube, The Plimsouls, Bone Symphony and Wall of Voodoo.
This week, Revenge of the 80s will rebroadcast our “Salute to Movie Soundtracks.” Featured artists include Trio, Cheap Trick, Fishbone with Annette Funicello and the Bone Symphony.
This week’s show features music from classic alternative artists including Berlin (Happy Birthday Terri Nunn), Dramarama, Robey, Madness and The Pursuit of Happiness
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show features a conversation with Wang Chung’s Jack Hues, who will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature classic cover songs from the era. Among the classic covers we will feature are performances by Trio, Laibach, Strawberry Switchblade, The Little Girls, The Fine Young Cannibals and Blondie.
This week’s show will honor the Moms on Mother’s Day… we will have classic alternative music in celebration of mothers (“Mother Stands for Comfort” by Kate Bush comes to mind) while we will also play tracks from moms of the 80s (and a few NEW moms from the era)
This week’s show is loosely-themed “Songs of the Spring.” I write “loosely” because the music is not necessarily about the spring or from the spring, but the selected tracks are songs that I always liked to hear in the spring in the 1980s and beyond.
Revenge of the 80s kicks off May with music of the spring — or at least what makes me think of the spring. We will feature classic alternative tracks and deeper cuts from artists including Stan Ridgway, Icehouse, Nena, Voice of the Beehive and Dexy’s Midnight Runners.
This week, we featured classic alternative tracks from Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Tuxedomoon, REM and The Clash with deeper cuts from Falco, Laibach and Men Without Hats
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature music from classic alternative artists including Blondie, Tuxedomoon, The Clash and The Tom Tom Club.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show features a conversation with actress Sally Kellerman, best known to 80s fans as Rodney Dangerfield’s English Professor/love interest in the movie Back to School and the Judge in Moving Violations. She has a new CD out: “Sally.”
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s features a conversation with Sally Kellerman, who is best known to 80s fans as Rodney Dangerfield’s love interest and English Professor in the movie “Back to School.” She is most well-known to everyone else as Major Margaret Houlihan in the MASH movie, as well as for several other movie roles, TV appearances and voiceovers.
This week, in honor of April Fool’s Day, our entire second hour pays homage to some of the best comedy tracks of the 1980s, including classics from Bad News, Neil, Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper, The Frantics and Julie Brown
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we honor April Fools Day with some of the great classic alternative novelty songs of the 80s with tracks from Bad News, Joe Dolce, Miss Julie Brown, The Kids in the Hall, Niel and more.
The podcast version of our March 27, 2009 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the bottom of this post.
This week’s show features a track from Seona Dancing, the UK Alt-Pop duo that showcased the vocal prowess of Ricky Gervais, creator of the international hit TV series, The Office. We also showcased a 2008 track from Australian legends Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
On tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show we will, as always, play some of your favorite Classic Alternative tracks from the 1980s. Among the special features is a track from “The Office” creator Ricky Gervais’ band, Seona Dancing.
For this week’s show, we mix in a bit more new music from artists of the 1980s with the alternative classics. We feature new creations from Adriana Kaegi, Gorevette (Nikki Corvette’s band), Louise Robey, Martin Fry, Andy Prieboy and Stan Ridgway
For tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio Show, we will not only feature classic alternative tracks from the 80s, we will play a bit more than usual of some of the artists’ newer music.
We will feature new music from Andy Prieboy, Stan Ridgway, Adriana Kaegi (whose TAG album will be out soon), Louise Robey, Martin Fry and ABC (from last year’s Traffic album) and Nikki Corvette’s band Gorevette as well as some other post-80s work from the era’s great performers.
Our first anniversary show is now available in a podcast at the bottom of this post. To celebrate our first anniversary, we re-aired our first-ever interview on the program: a conversation with Tracey and Missy Belland of Voice of the Beehive.
While next year we have some exciting things planned for Revenge of the 80s Radio and the B.C. Eagle Radio Network, we want to celebrate our first anniversary by re-airing the first interview we did fro the show: a conversation with Tracey and Missy Belland of Voice of the Beehive. It was fun talking with them and finding out more about the band that still has a strong following to this day. Our discussion leads off the second hour of the show
Our guest is Adriana Kaegi, the original “Mama Coconut” of the influential band Kid Creole and the Coconuts. Adriana is a woman of many talents: singer, choreographer, designer, businessperson and internet pioneer are among her credits. She will soon release her solo album, TAG (from which we premiere a track) and she has recently completed a video documentary about her experiences with the band she helped establish entitled “Kid Creole and My Coconuts.”
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature a conversation with the diversely-talented Adriana Kaegi, the original “Mama Coconut” and founding member of the legendary Kid Creole and the Coconuts. Adriana is releasing her new solo album, TAG, this month and has recently completed a documentary entitled Kid Creole and My Coconuts. Our interview leads off the second hour of tonight’s program