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Rest In Peace, Kevin Stanton of Mi-Sex

Kim is a talented and widely-respected writer, show promoter and story teller. She has been in the center of the Motor City Rock scene for decades (having been born in Ypsilanti, MI and raised on alt-rock, blues, Motown and country music) and works with some of the region’s top talents, including King, Taylor, Rikki St. James and many more stellar musicians.

Tonight on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we feature driving music of the classic alternative era, with songs about cars, driving, speeding, songs with car references in them and tracks that we like to blast with the top and windows down while on the highway.

The Museum of Modern Art is presenting a special time-based artist exhibit, honoring the early electronic avant garde music pioneers Kraftwerk.

With fans eagerly awaiting the band’s upcoming Love in the Age of War album later this year, Men Without Hats offers a taste with a new mix of their 1988 hit “Pop Goes the World.”

This week, we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Hour 2 with music from great Irish artists of the classic alternative era, including The Pogues, Still Little Fingers, The Undertones, Hothouse Flowers, The Boomtown Rats.

This week, we present an encore broadcast of our 2011 Revenge of the 80s Christmas Special.

The podcast edit for our 2011 Revenge of the 80s Radio Christmas Special is up and available at the bottom of this post.

Tonight on Revenge of the 80s we will re-broadcast a classic program, featuring music from Debora Iyall, Stan Ridgway, The Time Bandits, Rikki St. James with Ken Mazur, Devo and more

This week, weplay the new single from Kate Bush, “Wild Man,” and classics from XTC, Red Rockers, Amazulu, Gazebo, Wall of Voodoo, The Clash and more

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The holidays are coming and, as promised, we at Revenge of the 80s have scouted around to find some unique and excellent 80s-themed gifts.

The World Premiere of Louise Robey’s “A Woman Scorned” will be this coming Friday night, 11/6/09, on Revenge of the 80s Radio.

This week’s Halloween special podcast is up and available at the bottom of this post. We feature two full hours of Halloween music from classic alternative artists.

Tonight, in celebration of Halloween, Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature classic Halloween songs of the era.

This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show features classic alternative music from artists including XTC, Icehouse, The Untouchables, Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush, The Motels, Romeo Void and Voice of the Beehive. We will also play new tracks from The Little Girls and Gorevette.

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.

From the superbly elegant solo album by Adriana Kaegi. TAG, comes this sultry, bedazzling track with a new video to match.

Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s will feature classic alternative artists of our decade covering music of the late 60s and very early 70s — the musical era of the “Woodstock Generation.”

The Band Who Made Us All Dance to “The Earthquake Song” in the ’80s is Back with Classic Cuts and a New Sound

This week we focused on geography and world travel as all of our classic alternative tracks played are about places around the world, points of interest and some fictional areas. Artists featured include Louise Robey, The Clash, Strawberry Switchblade, Red Rockers and Missing Persons.

This week’s Revenge of the 80s will take a geographical turn: we feature classic alternative music from the 80s about cities, countries, locations and other points of interest around the world — real and fictional.

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

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

According to her website, Toni Basil will receive the Living Legend of Hip-Hip honor at the Hip Hop International awards ceremony on August 2nd in Las Vegas.

Here are some interesting highlights around the 80s Blogosphere and the rest of the Internet: The Boston Globe‘s Sarah Rodman reminisces about the classic are Modern Rock station WBCN’s impact on her through the late 70s and early 80s Pop Dose‘s Ted Asregadoo has an interesting post on how some classic rockers of the 70s […]

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’s show features music from classic alternative artists including Berlin (Happy Birthday Terri Nunn), Dramarama, Robey, Madness and The Pursuit of Happiness


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