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
The podcast of the 1/30 edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio is up and available at the end of this post.
This week, we showcase a duet between former Squeeze Keyboardist-turned-TV Host Jools Holland and ska music pioneer Prince Buster (who Americans might remember from his 1967 hit “The Ten Commandments). Other artists featured include Altered Images, The Little Girls, The Clash and Nick Lowe.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature classic alternative music from artists including Altered Images, Haysi Fantaysee, The Little Girls, Nick Lowe and The Clash. We will also feature a 2007 track from former Squeeze keyboardist, accomplished band leader and TV Host Jools Holland with ska pioneer Prince Buster: “Enjoy Yourself”
This week, we salute some of the great movie soundtrack songs of the 1980s including classics from fine cinema such as “Surf II,” “Revenge of the Nerds,”Private School,” “Up the Academy” and “Out of Bounds.” Other, perhaps more well-known 80s movies are represented as well.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio sow will feature classic tracks from some of the most memorable movies of the 1980s. Among the artists we will play tonight are: Simple Minds, The Bone Symphony, Paul Young and a duet between Annette Funicello and Fishbone.
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.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio Show will dedicate its second hour to classic alternative dance music with tracks from artists including Yaz, Alphaville, Amazulu, Depeche Mode, Erasure and Blancmange.
The podcast for our January 2, 2009 Revenge of the 80s Radio Show is up. This week, we feature an encore of a past Revenge show. Next week, we will have the first new show of 2009. Details coming on Monday.
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 […]
The podcast for our 11/28 Revenge of the 80s Radio Show is now up and available at the end of this post. This week’s program featured a new track from Gorevette, a new band formed by Nikki Corvette (Nikki and the Corvettes) and Amy Gore (The Gore Gore Girls) with former Gore Gore Girl Lianna […]
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 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 […]
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 Revenge of the 80s Radio show features a few deeper cuts from some of your favorite artists of the 80s, including Rose McDowall’s solo acoustic version of her Strawberry Switchblade mega-hit “Since Yesterday.” McDowall celebrated her birthday on October 21st. Other artists featured in this week’s show include the Time Bandits, Joy Division, […]
This week’s show features an interview with 80s movie icon Eddie Deezen, who is best known to many as “Menlo Schwartzer” in Surf II, “Wesley” from Midnight Madness, “Eugene” from Grease (1 & 2). “Eddie Lipschitz” from The Whoopie Boys and several other characters. Our discussion kicks off the second half of the show; we […]
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 9-11pm Ea>stern US time Tonight on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we talk with 80s movie icon Eddie Deezen, known to many as “Menlo Schwartzer” from Surf II, “Wesley” from Midnight Madness, “Eugene” from both Grease movies and several other characters. He is also […]
Eddie Deezen is our fuest on this week’s Revenge of the 80s
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 9-11pm Ea>stern US time Earlier this year, I spoke with Nikki Corvette, former singer from Nikki and The Corvettes and current frontwoman for Nikki Corvette and The Stingrays. We will re-broadcast that interview for this week’s show to lead off the second hour. 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 […]
The podcast is up for this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio Show. During the program, Andy Taylorand I having a brief discussion on his new book: Wild Boy: My Life In Duran Duran. [amazonify]0446509302:right[/amazonify] Our review can be found here; our discussion leads off the second hour of the show. We also play a […]
Former Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor‘s recently-released memoir, Wild Boy: My Life in Duran Duran, tells not only of his life and career, but his side of what went on between himself and his band mates before and after each of their breakups. Industry publications and internet discussions put out several conflicting reports based on […]
The podcast for this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show, featuring an interview with Will Powers, is up and available at the bottom of this post. Will is actually Lynn Goldsmith, the brilliant world-class photographer and director who brought us the album Dancing for Mental Health, which is currently available on CD Baby. [amazonify]0810994054[/amazonify]Goldsmith […]
The podcast for our 9/5/08 Revenge of the 80s Radio Show is now available at the bottom of this post. During the program, we featured music from various artists including REM, Kate Bush, Nick Cave, Strrawberry Switchblade and The Clash. We also features a studio recording of The Little Girls’ “The Earthquake Song” from their […]
While not the usual bands played on Revenge of the 80s Radio, these three represent very different directions of rock music as the genre changed from the late 70s through early 80s. Cheap Trick, Heart and Journey produced some of the most memorable songs of the 1980s (and in the case of the former two […]
Our poidcast for this week’s show is up. This week, we featured a replay of our earlier interview with the great singer/songwriter/musician/storyteller Stan Ridgway, which leads off the second hour. We also featured music from artists of the 80s including Madness, Amazulu, Kate Bush and Berlin
This week, Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature a re-play of an interview with the legendary musician/singer/songwriter/storyteller Stan Ridgway. Most famous for being a founding member of Wall of Voodoo, Ridgway started in the music business writing scores for movies as his own company. Ridgway talks during the interview about the need for musical […]