On this episode of Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from Toyah Wilcox, Paul Weller and Suggs, Men Without Hats and Andy Prieboy plus classics by Big Pig, The Clash, Alison Moyet, Dr. Robert and more classic alternative artists
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.
we talk Hot Summer Jams, the title of both a new single from Taco and new book by music writer James Arena. Both gentlemen have been on with us before, so why not put them together for a show?
Jennie Matthias didn’t aspire to be a singer; she didn’t know she had the voice for the job. It was an accidental “audition” for a bunch of ex-Bodysnatchers looking to form a new band which led to Jennie becoming the lead singer of a band which would later be known as The Belle Stars. Jennie Mathias is our guest on this episode of Revenge of the 80s Radio
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.
Andy Prieboy is back on Revenge of the 80s Radio with his new Anti-Anthology, One and One Make Three: Forgotten, Abandoned, Unfinished Songs, 1979-2021.
Steve Hovington of B-Movie talks with Chris Cordani about his upcoming solo album, Audience with Myself, due out on March 21, 2022.
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
Revenge of the 80s Radio presents our Christmas Special with holiday cheer from Josie Cotton, Wall of Voodoo, Kim Wilde, The Rebel Pebbles, They Might Be Giants, The Damned, The Pouges & Kirsty McColl, Fishbone, Limahl, Squeeze and more classic alternative artists.
We have another New Wave Dance Party this episode of Revenge of the 8s Radio. We play dance tracks, remixes and extended versions of cuts from Visage, Plastic Bertrand, Aneka, ABC, Blancmange and more classic alternative artists
Tony Thomas of Dog Police and the Tony Thomas Trio is our guest on this edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio
Ivan Doroschuck is our guest for this special edition, as Men Without Hats has released a new EP titled Again – Part 1, which features four covers of rock classics played with the unique MWH sound and a re-imagining of “Safety Dance” as a power ballad called “No Friends of Mine.” Men Without Hats will also be touring soon to support this collection and the upcoming Again – Part 2, which will look back at several of the band’s classic tracks alternatively.
Music Business Innovator, Founder of I.R.S. Records and former Manager of The Police Miles Copeland III talks with Chris upon the release of his new book: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: My Life in the Music Business.
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.
Katrina of Katrina and the Waves is back on with us on this edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio, this time with a new album: Hearts, Loves and Babys. The new creation is reflective and autobiographical in many ways with varied styles among its tracks from the classic Katrina to some power ballads, a bit of Celtic and early jazz.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio features new wave dance tracks and extended remixes from Clan of Xymox, Blancmange, Sisters of Mercy, Book of Love, King, Belouis Some and more classic alternative artists
Clive Parker talks with Chris about his newest musical project, Coneboy. The collaboration with Marshall Star’s album, titled The Shape of Things to Come, is a release from Parker’s Furry Records and features both excerpts as well as concepts from his 2018
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, JC Carroll is back on with us as we talk about The Members’ new album — their 7th — Bedsitland.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is a New Wave Dance Party with club cuts and extended remixes from Haircut 100, Strawberry Switchblade, Spear of Destiny, Love & Rockets, Blondie, Fancy and a new one from Linda Jo Rizzo
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we have a new wave dance party with two hours of music to keep us all moving. We feature tracks and remixes from The Art of Noise, Alphaville, New Order, Linda Jo Rizzo, Ivan Doroschuk and many more.
rian Mannix of the Uncanny X-Men talks with Chris as he and The Androids are set to soon release their collaboration album: Hit Me.
The 80s are back – and with a Claymore! On this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play music from Scottish artists of the classic alternative era including Rose McDowall, Orange Juice, Big Country, Fish, The Armoury Show, The Associates and many more.
2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the movie Breaking Glass. Hazel O’Connor, who starred in and wrote the soundtrack for the acclaimed movie, is with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio this week
we play songs from the classic alternative era with numbers in the title. From zero to one million, we play numerically-oriented tracks from Hazel Oâ€™Connor, The Professionals, X, Strawberry Switchblade, Splodgenessabounds, Dexyâ€™s Midnight Runners and many more
We catch up with Linda Jo Rizzo upon the release of her new album: “Magic Moments: The 35th Anniversary Album.
songs with the artists names in the titles, featuring music from Immaculate Fools, Dog Police, Dominatrix, Falco, Madness, Tear Garden, Book of Love and more
This week we play songs about travel, driving, riding, flying, sailing and other means of transportation from artists including The Selecter, Stan Ridgway, Pearl Harbour and the Explosions, Nash the Slash, Devo, The 3 O’clock and many more classic alternative artists
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