This week, Revenge of the 80s will re-broadcast a the show featuring a conversation with Tony Kinman of the Dils, Rank & File, Blackbird and, currently, Los Trendy. We talk about the San Francisco punk scene of the late 1970s.
The podcast for our 6/12 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the bottom of this post. Leading off the second hour, we spent some time with ABC’s Martin Fry, who will once again perform on this year’s Regeneration Tour.
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.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show features a conversation with Wang Chung’s Jack Hues, who will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour.
Tonight, Wang Chung’s Jack Hues is my guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Jack and longtime bandmate Nick Feldman are back together and will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour.
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.
Back by popular demand, the second hour featured our Classic Alternative Dance Party with tracks from Yaz, The Flirts, Dominatrix and ABC. n the first hour, we played tracks from artists including Jason and the Scorchers, Boomerang, REM and Voice of the Beehive
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.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature classic alternative tracks from Strawaberry Switchblade, Altered Images, INXS and REM as well as some deeper cuts from Kate Bush, The Flirts and Mojo Nixon
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.
Revenge of the 80s is happy to announce it has been added to the schedule for “The Volt” — a new internet radio station based in Ontario, Canada
This week, in honor of April Fool’s Day, our entire second hour pays homage to some of the best comedy tracks of the 1980s, including classics from Bad News, Neil, Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper, The Frantics and Julie Brown
Some of the interesting things happening on other 80s blogs.
I am reminded of one after receiving an e-mail news clipping from the great photographer Stan Shaffer and recently watching a short marathon of “The Office” on cable television channel TBS: the show’s creator, Ricky Gervais, might have had enough success in music if things fell right for him that we may never have been able to enjoy his comic genius.
Classic Alternative Band Devo is auctioning a custom one-of-a-kind bicycle online with 100% of the proceeds going to the Lance Armstrong Livestrong Foundation to fight cancer.
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.