Marshall Crenshaw talks with Chris about the re-release of his 1996 album, Miracle of Science, featuring two new bonus tracks. Crenshaw also discusses a documentary he is working on about producer Tom Wilson
Andy Prieboy is back with us on Revenge of the #80s Radio with a new EP: “Every Night of My Life.” Andy tells the stories behind the music, which includes a 1981 composition, a duet with the late Tony Kinman, musings of his time in the New Wave scene and an homage to the man who gave the talented musician to his first practice. We also play one of his new tracks, “I Had a New Wave Act.”
Steve Kilbey of The Church talks with us about The Church’s North American tour, their 2017 album and plans to record new music, his many projects and a retrospect on his career.
This week, we feature new music from Colin Hay, Edward Tudor-Pole, Man Parrish and The Godfathers plus classics by Dave & The Dynamos, Kid Creole & The Coconuts, The Beat, Spoons, Mental As Anything and more classic alternative artists.
We play new music from Edward Tudor-Pole and Paul Weller. Gregg Hammond, founder of the Global Jam 4 Peace, talks about this important musical event taking place on June 21, 2017 by the Washington Monument.
This week,Robbie Grey is back on with us as he discusses Modern English’s new album, Take Me to the Trees. The music reflects the combined sounds of their first two albums, Mesh and Lace and After the Snow. Modern English will also be touring the UK and the US in 2017, the latter both on their own and with the Retro Futura Tour.
This week, we play a track from Taco’s new EP, Puttin on the Ritz 2017 plus music from The Scars, Erasure, The Cockroaches, Jason and the Scorchers, Dexy’s, Dr. Feelgood, The English Beat and more classic alternative artists.
We catch up with Donna Destri in New York City as her new single, “Man Without a Name” is now out.
Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back with us. The duo present their new EP, Maria, and discuss it with Chris
This week on Revenge of the 80s, Hugh Cornwell is back with us. He has a new compilation album featuring two tracks from each of his first six solo albums: The Fall and Rise of Hugh Cornwell. We also play the new track featured on the album.
Marcella Detroit is our guest on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. Marcella is not only one half of Shakespear’s Sister, she has an astoundingly long list of musical credits that span several genres including blues, new wave and classic rock.
This week, we play new music from Paul Collins and Katrina Leskanich. We also catch up on requests.
This week, we play new music from Kate Pierson and Midge Ure plus classics by Tuxedomoon, Berlin, Doug & the Slugs, The Models, The Motels, X and more.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from SHonen Knife and Paul Collins, plus classics by Elvis Costello, anna Church, Kraftwerk, The Thompson Twins, Simple Minds, King and many more classic alternative artists.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we rebroadcast our February 2014 interview with Clive Farrignton on his upcomign book, Confessions of a One-Hit Wonder.
This week, we play new music from The Shapists and Echo & the Bunnymen. Plus classics by Koo De Tah, ABC, XTC, Icehouse, Laurie Anderson and more. Learn To Play Guitar Fast. Step by stdeo lessons make learning fun and easy. Start today. . Revenge of the 80s Radio also broadcasts each week on our affiliate radio stations:
This week, we play new music from Andy Bell and Suzanne Vega. Plus, classics by The Tom Tom Club, The Belle Stars, Player (1), Trans-X, The Korgis, Duran Duran and more.
This week, we talk with Steve Strange, founding member and lead singer of Visage
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, We will play new music from Peter Buck’s The Baseball Project and Donna Destri.
We play new music from Suzanne Vega and Jill Bryson’s The Shapists. Vega has a new album out, Tales from the Realnm of the Queen of Pentacles and The Shapists recently recorded a cover of Bryson’s Strawberry Switchblade classic, “Trees and Flowers.”
This week, Clive Farrington of When Iin Rome is back with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio. We talk about his new project, The Elcectric Gem, and forthcoming book: CONFESSIONS OF A ONE-HIT WONDER.
Cherie Currie is back on with us as we catch her in the middle of her first U.S tour in quite a while. During our conversation, Cherie talks about playing nationwide again and being joined by her son (who also has new music you will hear on Revenge of the 80s), her new tracks, other projects and a new Christmas single with former Runaways band mate Lita Ford.
This week, we will play another new track from Andy Prieboy, who was our guest last week, “Your Side of Town.” We also play classics from INXS, Balance, Pseudo Echo, The Divinyls, Midnight Oil, Minimal Compact, Tony Carey, Gleaming Spires and more.
This week, we air an encore presentation of our December 2012 interview with Midge Ure.
Kid Creole and the Coconuts today released the video for their new single, “In a Place Like This.”
Even though Kid Creole and the Coconuts co-founder Adriana Kaegi has been keeping busy with Dear Addy Digital Media, she recently composed two very cool chill-out electronica instrumentals for the our listening pleasure.
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.”
Months after completing their first North American tour in over 20 years, Men Without Hats releases their first full album in nine years, Love in the Age of War.
Canadian new wavers Men Without Hats and Trans-X are set to release new albums in May.
Nikki Corvette talks about her new solo tracks (of which we presented the World Radio Premiere), “I’m Stronger” and “Hot Sun.”