Dexy’s MIdnight Runners
Big Jim Paterson, formerly of Dexy’s, joins us on Revenge of the 80s Radio to give us an update on his JP Collective. With the internationally-renowned trombonist is Collective contributor Keith Gale. The gentlemen discuss some of the music and lyrics coming out of the JPC,
This week on a new Revenge of the 80s Radio, we run an encore broadcast featuring our 11/2013 interview with Kevin Rowland of Dexy’s
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we will feature a conversation with Kevin Rowland, the leader of Dexy’s, who recently reformed and released the new album, ONE DAY I’M GOING TO SOAR.
This week, we re-broadcast our March interview with trombone player “Big Jim” Paterson of Dexy’s. We talked with Jim shortly after the band released its latest album, which has recently been made available in the U.S. Our discussion leads off Hour 2 of the show.
This week we welcome Trombonist “Big Jim” Paterson of Dexy’s as our guest. Also, new track from Linda Jo Rizzo’s 2012 Day of the Light album, a Dexy’s tribute song from ska musician Andy Keys Clark and classics by Toyah, REM, Mental As Anything, Trio, The Tom Tom Club, Wall of Voodoo and more.
Longtime ska musician Andy Keys Clark conveys his longtime admiration for classic rock and soul band Dexy’s Midnight Runners with “When Dexy’s Ruled the World,” a tribute single from his new album, The Prophecy.
This week, we feature a new song from ska artist Andy Keys Clark, who pays homage to one of the most inspirational and unique bands of the 1980s, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, with the single, “When Dexy’s Ruled the World.”
An interesting story recently came out in the British News Site Expressansstar.com, chronicling original Dexy’s Midnight Runners Bassist Pete Williams’ effort to help keep his childhood swimming hole, the Cossley Baths near his then home in Whiteheath, alive.
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, 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
The podcast for our 2/13/09 Revenge of the 80s Radio Show is up and available at the bottom of this post.
To commemorate the Valentine’s Day holiday, we played classic alternative love songs of the 1980s. Artists featured include ABC, Robey, The Alarm, Modern English and Dexy’s Midnight Runners.
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.
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 […]
The podcast for our August 29th show is up and available at the end of this post. during the show, we featured a track from Martin Fry and ABC’s new album Traffic, In addition, we played a new song from Lily Gonzalez, one of the backing musicians for ABC and Belinda Carlisle during the Regeneration […]
Although this board generally focuses on New Wave, Alternative pop and similar types of music, there was some great other music out there. Much of that comes from bands who were huge in the 1970s whose musicianship led them to be loved in the 80s and, in many cases, still today. Two of those bands […]
Click Here to Listen Live 7-9pm Eastern US time We might as well make it Voice of the Beehive week. First, we hear news that former bassist Martin Brett has joined a new band, we will soon release details of a TV show that Missy Beehive will appear on as a guest, and tonight, Revenge […]