Marshal Crenshaw is our guest. Crenshaw recently released his newest EP, featuring the single “Stranger and Stranger.” It is a part of a series of planned EPs, one of which is already out while the others will be recorded soon.
Thus week ,Cherie Currie is our guest. Cherie, best known as the lead singer for The Runaways and her solo work, is also an actress, author and chainsaw artist. She has a new album coming out later this year and will be playing some live dates including as a headliner for the upcoming Girls Got Rhythm Fest in St. Paul, MN. Our conversation leads off Hour 2 of the show.
Nikki Corvette is back on with us before she sets off on her 2013 European tour with her band, Nikki Corvette & The Romeos.
This week, Rodney Anonymous of The Dead Milkmen is our guest. The band recently released their newest track, “The Great Boston Molasses Flood.”
This week, New Zealand musician Murray Grindlay, known to many as “Monte Video” from his 1982 international smash hit “Shoop-Shoop, Diddy-Wop, Cumma-Cumma, Wang-Dang” as Monte Video and the Cassettes is our guest.
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.
This week, we re-broadcast our July 2012 interview with Taco Ockerse
This week, Paul Kelly is back with us to talk about his upcoming plans to tour the US, Australia and other parts of the world, his album Spring and Fall, thoughts on the documentary Paul Kelly: Stories of Me and continued efforts to re-release many of his out-of-print albums. Our conversation takes place during hour 2.
Camper Van Beethoven’s Jonathan Segel is back with us to talk about the band’s new album, La Costa Perdida. We will also play a track from that and Adam Ant’s new album, Adam Ant is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunman’s Daughter.
This week, legendary Producer/Songwriter/Musician Ron Rogers is back with us. We will talk about his new album, Cross My Heart,
This week, we air an encore broadcast of our October interview with Andy Prieboy, where we talk about his latest single, “The Death of New Wave.”
This week: our End of the World special and guest Linda Jo Rizzo
Midge Ure is our guest on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio. Plus. music from Debora Iyall, The Undertones, Camper Van Beethoven, The Time Bandits, A Flock of Seagulls, The Boomtown Rats and more.
This week, we have a conversation with Johnette Napolitano. Concrete Blonde will tour the Eastern U.S. in December as the band has also officially released two new tracks, “Rosalie” and “I See the Ghost,”
This week, we chat with Sherry Mattson, the producer, director, writer and star of a new short film, I Love You, Eddie Deezen
This week, Andy Prieboy is back and we talk about his new single, “The Death of New Wave.” Also, music from INXS, The Models, The Little Girls, Gary Numan, The Divinyls, Fiction Factory, Thomas Dolby and more
Our 9/28 Revenge of the 80s Radio podcast/syndication edit is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, we have a conversation with rock icon Bebe Buell
This week, Suzi Quatro is our very special guest. We will also play tracks from her 2011 album, In the Spotlight.
This week, we re-broadcast our August 2011 interview with Julie Brown.
This week, Deniz Tek will be our guest with top-notch Detroit musicians Chris “Jukebox” Taylor and Al King. The three recently recorded and produced a track together with the Taylor-led Mazinga project. We will discuss the track and talk Detroit rock with these fine music-makers
Men Without Hats will hit the road beginning September 5th in San Diego.The band plans to play classics and songs from their new album, Love In the Age of War.
This week. we present an encore broadcast, featuring our March 2012 interview with Ginger Coyote, editor of Punk Globe magazine and lead singer of the White Trash Debutantes. Punk Globe Magazine is celebrating its 35-year anniversary this month.
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.”
This week, Taco Ockerse is our guest. Plus, learn how you can win tickets to see Bow Wow Wow, Gene Loves Jezebel and Dale Bozzio live at B.B. King’s Blues Club and Grill in NYC on August 21, 2012. We will also play classics by INXS, The Housemartins, Kirsty MacColl, ABC, Jimmy Barnes and more.
This week, we feature a conversation with Haircut 100 bassist Leslie Nemes. Plus, classics from Simple Minds, Wall of Voodoo, The Divinyls, Julie Brown, The Korgis and more.
This week, we re-air our September 2011 interview with August “Kid Creole” Darnell.
This week, The Love Goddess, Judy Tenuta, will be our guest. Judy has a new book, Full Frontal Tenudity ( available on iTunes),
Zadeh, who grew up in the 80s, developed her vocal style from years of listening to singers who influenced her, like Debbie Harry, Tony Hadley and Simon LeBon. In a recent interview on Revenge of the 80s Radio, The Californian singer says she fell in love with early 80s-era new wave
On Thursday, May 17, 2012, Adriana Kaegi (Dear Addy Digital Media, Kid Creole and the Coconuts) co-hosted Money Matters with me as I filled in as a guest host
This week, Maryam Zadeh, the current Tapps lead singer, is our guest. PLUS, our list of the Top 11 Horn/Sax solos of the 1980s