We catch up with Vivien Goldman before a performance of Cherchez La Femme the Musical at the La MaMa Theater in New York. We discuss how the show is going and it’s potential future. Also, fans can watch a live stream of Cherchez La Femme on June 12 on Howlround.tv
August Darnell’s dream of writing and producing a musical is now a reality as Cherchez La Femme opens tonight to a sold-out crowd at La MaMa Theater in New York City.
Vivien Goldman, artist, music journalist, singer, author and NYU Professor will be with us once again on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Vivien and August Darnell co-wrote the musical “Cherchez La Femme,” which will play at the La Mama Theater in Manhattan late May-early June.
The podcast and syndication edit for this week’s Revenge of the 80s is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, we play a new track from August “Kid Creole” Darnell and Ron Rogers, “Rat Pack”
This week, Michael Aston of Gene Loves Jezebel will be our Hour 2 guest.We also play the newest song from Kid Creole and the Coconuts, a jaunting dance track called “Pack Your Trunk.”
Kid Creole and the Coconuts today released the video for their new single, “In a Place Like This.”
Shortly after releasing “Muchachacha,” Darnell came out of the studio with his latest single, “In a Place Like This.”
His genre-crossing creations are celebrated and respected around the world. Still, such inspiration can come from unexpected places as the Kid’s most recent single, Muchachacha, comes from a chance encounter
This week, we re-air our September 2011 interview with August “Kid Creole” Darnell.
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
August Darnell, better know to his fans as Kid Creole (Kid Creole and the Coconuts), is our guest. Darnell this week released his new album, I Wake Up Screaming
This week, D’arnell teases his fans with an EP of remixes of one track from his upcoming album, I Wake Up Screaming, which is scheduled to be released on September 13, 2011
This week on Revenge of the 80s, Coati Mundi is our guest. He recently released his CD, Coati Mundi is Dancing for the Cabana Code in the Land of Boo-Hoo. Also, music from Annabella Lwin, INXS, Strawberry Switchblade and more.
This week, we caught up on some requests and played new tracks by Andy Prieboy, Gorevette and Adriana Kaegi. We also played a previously unreleased song by August Darnell (aka Kid Creole).
This week, we ran an encore Revenge of the 80s Radio show, featuring a conversation with Adriana Kaegi
driana Kaegi’s superb documentary on the band she co-founded will be featured at the Phoenix Art Museum on March 24th. This will be thw first Western US screening of Kid Creole and My Coconuts.
Joining us for the show is Rikki St. James, who made a brief, but memorable mark on the new wave/alt-dance scene.
Tonight, we will have our first new show of 2010. We will kick off the new year by featuring two previously unreleased tracks by August Darnell of Kid Creole and the Coconuts.
August Darnell and Adriana Kaegi announce video and mix contests for 18 previously unreleased Kid Creole and the Coconuts songs.
If you are a fan of The Coconuts, or a fan of great classic alternative music, please sign this petition that is being sent to EMI record company asking them to re-release Don’t Take My Coconuts.