Reflections on Michael Jackson after his sudden passing. His influence transcended music genres; his charity helped many people.
The podcast for our 6/19 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. This week, we rebroadcast our interview with Tony Kinman, co-founder of The Dils, Rank & File and Blackbird.
This week, Revenge of the 80s will re-broadcast a the show featuring a conversation with Tony Kinman of the Dils, Rank & File, Blackbird and, currently, Los Trendy. We talk about the San Francisco punk scene of the late 1970s.
This week’s show features some classic alternative tracks from artists including Strawberry Switchblade, Captain Sensible, INXS and the Soup Dragons with some deeper cuts from The Flirts and Kate Bush. We also introduced a new feature: the “Later Cut,” where we play some of the artists’ post-1980s work between the end of the decade and new music from recent years.
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.
The Podcast for our February 6th show, which features an interview with Tony Kinman (The Dils, Rank and File) is up and available at the bottom of this post. We talk about early San Francisco punk, its influences into the 80s, The Dils, Kinman’s music career and his latest project, Los Trendy. The discussion starts in the second hour of the show. We also played a double-shot of music from The Cramps during the first hour in honor of the passing of Lux Interior.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature a conversation with Tony Kinman, former bassist for the legendary punk band The Dils, Rank and File, Blackbird and currently with Los Trendy. We discuss the San Francisco punk scene of mid to late 70s, its place in music history and influence on alternative music in the 80s.
This coming Friday’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature an interview with Tony Kimnan who, with his brother Chip, founded the San Francisco-based influential punk band The Dils. We discuss the San Francisco punk scene, its origins, the rise of punk and its influence on alternative artists of the late 70s and 80s. We also talk about the Dils as well as the Kinmans’ projects through the 80s (Rand and File, Blackbird) as well as Tony Kinman’s current band, Los Trendy
We have refined some of the features on the Revenge of the 80s Radio website, including the completion of a second Interview Archives page, which features conversations with Terri Nunn, Andy Prieboy, Andy Taylor, Robin Lane and several others.
The podcast for our 1/9 Revenge of the 80s Radio program is up and available at the bottom of this post. Leading off the second hour is our conversation with legendary Detroit Alt-Rocker Nikki Corvette, who with Amy Gore of the Gore Gore Girls formed Gorevette. The first hour featured new music from Andy Prieboy as part of a series of singles he has been putting out since November 2008.
A musical master strikes again: Andy Prieboy has released three new tracks in addition to the five he previously put out, some of which were featured on Revenge of the 80s last month.
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio Show will feature music from several artists from the 80s making some news in recent weeks. Adam Ant will soon release Live at the Bloonsbury, a live CD from a special one-off concert earlier […]
The podcast for this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show, which features our interview with Andy Prieboy is up and available at the bottom of this post. [amazonify]0812969057[/amazonify] Prieboy is remembered most as one of the lead singers for Wall of Voodoo. His repertoire is, however, much longer: he spent some time in the […]
This week’s show will feature an interview with one of the most interesting and unique artists of our time: Andy Prieboy. Most remember him as the second lead singer of Wall of Voodoo, a distinction that has led to several unfair comparisons with Stan Ridgway when, in fact, the presence of both front-men represented two […]
The podcast for out 11/7 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up, featuring an interview with Robin Lane and a history-making world premiere song from former Wall of Voodoo singer Andy Prieboy. Each hour of the show is available at the bottom of this post. The discussion with Robin Lane (from Robin Lane and […]
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will be special: Our featured interview will be with Robin Lane (from Robin Lane and the Chartbusters). While we talk about her life and music, we focus much of the discussion around her […]
While political pundits talk about what they call an historic U.S. election, music history will be made as well this week: Andy Prieboy‘s latest song, “Shine (Red Bead Follows Blue)” will premiere on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show. Prieboy had recently released four tracks to his long-awaited collection; we reviewed them here. […]
After we reviewed Andy Prieboy’s newest material on this website, I received an e-mail from Edwin Vacek, one of his biggest fans. He sent me a link to a video he compiled for Prieboy’s “Pricks Up Front” on YouTube. It is well done with excellent video editing and timing. I also applaud his being an […]
Our Revenge of the 80s Radio Podcast for this week (9/12) is up and available at the end of this post. We featured music from Dexy’s Midnight Runners The Little Girls, an early selection from Icehouse, a track from King’s Bittersweet album *the second and final one from the band), The Tom Tom Club and […]
Wall of Voodoo fans might still argue these days on who was better as their lead singer: Stan Ridgway or Andy Prieboy. In truth, it is impossible to compare the two because they are two very different performers who each were the face of two very different bands. While both men are master storytellers, Ridgway’s […]