This week on Revenge of the 80s, Hugh Cornwell is back with us. He has a new compilation album featuring two tracks from each of his first six solo albums: The Fall and Rise of Hugh Cornwell. We also play the new track featured on the album.
Cherie Currie is back with us once again. Her new album, REVERIE, is out and available on iTunes
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we rebroadcast our 2014 interview with Stephen Emmer on his newest album, “International Blue.”
his week, Stephen Emmer (formerly of the Lotus Eaters and The Associates) is with me as he presents his new solo album, International Blue.
Debora Iyall is planning to release a 12″ vinyl EP and fans will have the opportunity to help make it happen. Iyall, best known as the front-woman for Romeo Void, initiated a Kickstarter campaign to financially support the endeavor.
Darnell continues to be one of music’s great visionaries today. His latest album, I Wake Up Screaming, combines all the charm of the Kid and Darnell’s always-cool delivery and a voyage through several historically significant musical genres
This Friday, our guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Dave Wakeling
The World Premiere of Louise Robey’s “A Woman Scorned” will be this coming Friday night, 11/6/09, on Revenge of the 80s Radio.
From the superbly elegant solo album by Adriana Kaegi. TAG, comes this sultry, bedazzling track with a new video to match.
The Band Who Made Us All Dance to “The Earthquake Song” in the ’80s is Back with Classic Cuts and a New Sound
Martha Davis of The Motels is our guest on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. We will talk about her career from the first Motels band through the newer formation, the lineup changes, Davis’ solo work and all-new Motels band.
Legendary new wavers the Psychedelic Furs recently announced they will be teaming up with Happy Mondays on a North American tour this fall. Furs lead singer Richard Butler has also been fueling the flames of scuttlebutt about a new album from the band in the near future.
Last year, Terri came on with us to talk about her career and some new developments with Berlin at the time (the 2008 interview is here). This time, we talk about some of the interesting things Terri is working on now
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature a chat with Terri Nunn, who will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour. This one might be a continuation of the interview Terri did with me last year on the show
Adriana Kaegi, the original Mama Coconut and co-founder of Kid Creole and the Coconuts, offers her unique brand of elegance and diverse talents with her recently-released solo album, TAG.
Terri Nunn will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour and will be my guest on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. We talk about Berlin’s upcoming live CD/DVD, playing on the Regeneration Tour, talk radio and her possible return to television.
This week, our guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Jack Hues. He and Nick Feldman partnered up with drummer Darin Costin to form Huang Chung, which later became known as Wang Chung. Hues and Feldman will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour with Terri Nunn and Berlin, ABC, Cutting Crew and Missing Persons.
Alt-Synth-Pop Pioneers Depeche Mode’s long-awaited new studio album, Sounds of the Universe, is now available in North America. The band released its first single from the composition, “Wrong,” earlier this month
No Doubt covers the Adam and the Ants classic “Stand and Deliver” for their upcoming album after reuniting. What is an 80s purist’s take on it?
Former X leader John Doe has had one of the more diverse careers of anyone borne from the L.A. punk scene of the late 70s/early 80s and this new effort looks to be another musical gem from him.
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.”
U2’s latest offering, No Line on the Horizon is out in the US. The album is the first new one from the band in five years.
Singer, Model and Actress Louise Robey will be my guest on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio show (2/27). She is best known in the early 80s as “Robey,” when she had some hits on the Billboard Dance Charts, including her rather elegant version of “One Night in Bangkok,” which made the Hot 100. Science Fiction fans know Robey best for her role as “Micki Foster” on Friday the 13th – The Series
The premiere performance of “Wrong” by Depeche Mode during the Echo Awards show on German TV Saturday, February 21st has been posted a few times on the internet. Below is one from
Season 2 of the syndicated Friday the 13th – The Series TV show is now released on DVD. Friday the 13th — The Series starred JOhn D. LeMay and Louise Robey as the main characters: Ryan Dallion and Micki Foster (with Johnny Ventura taking over for LeMay in the third season).
The long-awaited new album by Depeche Mode has been completed. Dave Gahan, the band’s frontman, told reporters from the LA Times Music Blog, “Pop & Hiss.” The album, which has not been titled at the time of this post, is due out next year. In May, Depeche Mode will embark on the European leg of […]