Department S’ new version of “Is Vic There?” has been a mainstay on the U.K. Heritage Charts and they have a new album coming in September. Phil Thompson, guitarist for the band’s current lineup, talks with Chris during this edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio about it.
In the early days of Revenge of the 80s Radio, I used to cover and review concerts somewhat regularly. During one at Jones Beach in 2009 which featured several artists of the 80s, I met backstage a rather talented percussionist, Lily Gonzalez, who was playing with ABC at the time. Since, she has worked with several classic alternative acts, most recently (and currently) with Tony Hadley. Lily has a new album out titled Sink or Swim; she will be our guest on this episode of Revenge of the 80s Radio.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from Men Without Hats and Steve Hovingtom plus classics by Kid Creole & the Coconuts, Mi-Sex, Captain Sensible, Bad Manners, The Raincoats and more.
Marshall Crenshaw re-released his #447 album and joins Chris on Revenge of the 80s Radio to talk about it. The new recording of the album features two new tracks, “Will of the Wind” and “Santa Fe,” the latter being a cover of a Gregg Turner song.
for our first Revenge of the 80s Radio of 2022, we play some of the best tracks from 2021 recorded by Classic Alternative artists in hour 2 with the past year’s music from T’Pau, The Stranglers, Taco, The Plimsouls, Men Without Hats and more
The Divine Horsemen have a new album and Chris D. on Revenge of the 80s to talk about it. After the Flesh Eaters created their I Used to Be Pretty album in 2019 and playing some live shows, Chris and Julie Christensen (who sang on the album) decided to record a new Devine Horsemen Album. The result: the eclectic Hot Rise of an Ice Cream Phoenix.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Linda Jo Rizzo joins Chris once again with new music, upcoming (government-pending) live shows and a recap of recent online performances.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we play new music from Katrina, The Members, Suzi Quatro, Jon Klages and classics by INXS, The Lounge Lizards, PIL, Stiff Little Fingers and more classic alternative artists
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Clive Farrington returns to Revenge of the 80s Radio with new soon-to-be-released music. We will play one of the new tracks from Clive and Andrew Mann after our conversation, which includes their plans to hit the road as venues open up again.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back on with us for an intriguing conversation and a new single. We talk about the making of their new “Sons of Hallucination.” We also play a musical tribute to Devon Buchanon
Linda Jo Rizzo is back on with Revenge of the #80s Radio this week. Among the many singles she released this year is a new edit of her collaboration “Dance in the Moonlight” with producer Mino Siciliano. Linda will soon release her newest cut, “The Sign,” done with B. Infinite.
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.