New music from Alt-County Rockers Jason & the Scorchers will be featured in an upcoming PBS documentary. Thoughts on the band and their new album, slated for release in 2010.
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
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature our latest interview with Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls. The band has just released two new CDs: Thank Heaven for Valley Pop and Today… and Yesterday.
While I promised an interview with Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls for this week’s show, a home emergency forced me to postpone playing our conversation on the band’s new albums and Caron’s solo performances. I greatly apologize for that adn I will have that interview on next week.
This week, we will replay last year’s discussion with Caron
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will, thanks to another round of popular demand, feature a full hour of Classic Alternative dance music in the second half of the show with club hits from Alphaville, Clan of Xymox, Grandmaster Flash, Amazulu and more artists of the era.
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, we welcome tMartin Fry, to Revenge of the 80s as he gets set to kick off his second straight year with the Regeneration Tour.
ABC’s Martin Fry will appear on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio show as he gets ready to perform with the Regeneration Tour for a second straight year.
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.
Record label Claremont 56 announced it will release music from former Liquid Liquid vocalist Sal Principato’s 1980s side project “Fists of Facts,”
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.
This week, we have wall-to-wall classic alternative cover songs of the 1980s from artists including Captain Sensible, Strawberry Switchblade, The Tom Tom Club, Louise Robey and The Cure
Thomas Dolby, the man who brought new wave synth-pop to a new level, has a newly-released CD/DVD compilation out. It’s called The Singular Thomas Dolby, spanning his illustrious solo career.
The second hour of this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will be another Classic Alternative Dance Party with club hits from Yaz, Falco, Dominatrix and more.
Artists featured in the first hour include REM, Jason and the Scorchers, Wall of Voodoo and Boomerang.
This installment of Revenge of the 80s: A Salute to Mothers includes cuts from Voice of the Beehive, Tears For Fears, Strawberry Switchblade, Louise Robey, Kate Bush and Altered Images.
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’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.
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
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
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?
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.
On this Friday’s Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will feature a conversation with actress Sally Kellerman, who is also an accomplished singer and has a new CD out.
Kellerman starred in such great 80s movies like “Back to School,” “Moving Violations” and “Meatballs 3.”