This week, we catch up on some requests during our first hour. The second hour is dedicated to classic alternative dance music from the 80s from artists including Clan of Xymox, Grandmaster Flash, Amazulu and Strawberry Switchblade.
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.
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
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
To celebrate our 1 Year Anniversary, I will re-air our first interview in the history of our show: a conversation with Tracey and Missy Belland of Voice of the Beehive. I had a great time during that discussion; Tracey and Missy are extremely nice and were happy to talk about the band, which also included Martin Brett, Daniel Woodgate and Mike Jones.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show (3/7) will feature a conversation with Adriana Kaegi, a founding member of the influential Kid Creole and the Coconuts. Kaegi is diversely talented in music, choreography, costume design, marketing and business. We will talk about her career, her soon-to-be-released album — TAG — and her recently-completed documentary DVD: “Kid Creole and My Coconuts.”
Tonight’s guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Louise Robey, best known for her 1980s dance hits “One Night in Bangkok” and “Killer Instinct” as well as for the TV role of Micki Foster on Friday the 13th – The Series (Season 2 DVDs have been recently released). We will play some of Robey’s classic tracks, one from her band Louise and the Creeps and something from her soon-to-be-released collection. My conversation with Louise Robey leads off the second hour of the show.
This week’s show will feature classic alternative tracks from artists including Depeche Mode (whose first single from their upcoming album will premiere on German TV tomorrow), Kate Bush, Ameka and Book of Love. We will also catch up on some requests, which can be made by e-mailing us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The podcast for this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the bottom of this post.
The second hour is dedicated to classic alternative dance music with tracks from several artists of the era including Alphaville, Amazulu, Strawberry Switchblade, Blancmange and Depeche Mode.
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.
Tonight’s show will be a rebroadcast of a classic Revenge of the 80s Radio show featuring music from artists including Amazulu, Missing Persons, the Cocteau Twins and the Tom Tom Club. The show also highlights “L.O.V.E,” a 2008 single from Annabella Lwin.
The podcast for our 12/19 Christmas Special is now up and available at the bottom of this post, featuring holiday cheer from several artists of the era including Wall of Voodoo, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Dickies, The Pogues (w/ Kirsty McColl), The Pretenders and Captain Sensible.
This Friday, Revenge of the 80s will air its first Christmas Special, featuring classic holiday cheer from top new wave/alternative artists from the 1980s — the decade when even Santa wore thin ties and sunglasses with his suit. Along with the standards from The Waitresses, The Pogues (with Kirsty MacColl), David Bowie (with Bing Crosby) […]
The Podcast for our 12/12 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. This week, we featured several requests (we were a bit backlogged on those) and other music from artists of the era. Included in this week’s show are tracks from ABC, XTC, INXS, The Clash and deeper cuts from King and Laibach. Next […]
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time This week on Revenge of the 80s we will play some requests from listeners to our radio broadcast and podcast. We will feature tracks from several artists including XTC, REM, ABC and Voice of the Beehive. You can suggest or […]
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will include a rare track from Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls. It’s from her album CM3P-Rain, which was recorded between 1991 and 1994. CM3P-Rain
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time Tonight’s show will feature some requests from listeners and a new track from Gorevette, the new band led by Nikki Corvette (Nikki and the Corvettes) and Amy Gore of the Gore Gore Girls.
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 features former Wall of Voodoo singer Andy Prieboy, who joined the band before they released their Seven Days in Sammystown album in 1985. Prieboy is in the process of releasing some new material, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The podcast for our special Revenge of the 80s Halloween 2008 show is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week’s show features Halloween-themed music from artists including Bauhaus, The B-52s, Souixsie and the Banshees, The Cramps and Elvira. In the second hour, because October 31st is also Annabella Lwin‘s birthday, We […]
This week’s Revenge of the 80s podcast is up, featuring several requests from listeners from over the past few weeks. Tracks played includes work from Missing Persons, The Cocteau Twins, Amazulu and The Tom Tom Club. We also play “L.O.V.E.” a new track by Annabella Lwin. We featured this song after our interview with her […]
This week, Revenge of the 80s will features a chat with Mike Score, leader of A Flock of Seagulls. While most of the U.S. associates the band with Score’s flashy hairstyles, A Flock of Seagulls’ music might have been underrated by music fans in the states. Score was careful to offer people a band whose […]
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time This week, we will cover three major new wave stories: MTV’s 27th anniversary The Regeneration Tour kicks off its run through North America The Police’s last concert – August 7 in New York We will talk with famed rock photographer […]
Friday night’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature an interview with Terri Nunn, best known as the former lead singer of Berlin. It was in the late 1970s when Nunn, as a young actress, was offered a role in TV’s Dallas (the one Charlene Tilton would eventually play). It was not known then […]
This Friday night, Revenge of the 80s welcmes The Human League’s Phil Oakey. The band is coming to America in August as part of the Regeneration Tour. The Human League started out in the late 1970s as a different kind of band; they were more on the experimental side. [amazonify]B0007X9U7Y:right[/amazonify] Oakey actually joined the band […]
The man who rendered me only the second-best-dressed 80s guy in the world will be my guest on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show — Martin Fry of ABC. ABC will be touring the U.S. in August as part of the Regeneration Tour, which kicks off on August 1st. The lineup also includes […]
The podcast for our July 4, 2008 Revenge of the 80s show featuring a re-broadcast of our interview with Rose MacDowall is up. Rose is best known as part of “Strawberry Switchblade,” one of four bands she had helped form through her career. These days, Rose’s beautiful voice can be heard as a fixture in […]