The top 11 classic-alternative Halloween songs
This week, play music from Yazoo, King, The Cockroaches, A Flock of Seagulls, The Hoodoo Gurus, Let’s Active, Voice of the Beehive and more
Our 9/28 Revenge of the 80s Radio podcast/syndication edit is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, we have a conversation with rock icon Bebe Buell
Highlights from around the blogosphere:
A-ha frontman Morten Harket will be honored for his pro-environmental work at an annual ceremony as The Clean Tech Media Award will present the singer with the first Green Media Award.
Longtime ska musician Andy Keys Clark conveys his longtime admiration for classic rock and soul band Dexy’s Midnight Runners with “When Dexy’s Ruled the World,” a tribute single from his new album, The Prophecy.
This week, we re-air our September 2011 interview with August “Kid Creole” Darnell.
Aimee Mann says she will release a new album later this year. According to her website, Charmer, will be released on Septemner 18th thruogh Superego Records. It will be her eighth solo collection and first since 2008’s @#%&”! Smilers.
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.
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This week, Maryam Zadeh, the current Tapps lead singer, is our guest. PLUS, our list of the Top 11 Horn/Sax solos of the 1980s
The recent passing of Men At Work’s Greg Ham, who was well-known for his woodwinds work on some of the band’s biggest hits, inspired me to look back into the classic alternative era for its eleven most memorable sax and horn solos:
Canadian new wavers Men Without Hats and Trans-X are set to release new albums in May.
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 on Revenge of the 80s, we feature new music from Andy Prieboy and Trans-X
Renowned hit-maker of the 1980s Phil Harding is making available a collection of some of his best remixes from his days with PWL Records. The 2 CD set, Phil Harding Club Mixes of the 1980s
Limahl waxes nostalgic for his musical heyday as he releases his first solo single in decades, “1983,” on January 10, 2012
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we feature a conversation with Exene Cervenka, singer, artist, poet writer and co-fonuder of X
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
Each of the seven tracks in 50 Words For Snow is chilling in its musical imagery, but with the comforting sounds of Bush’s teasingly enchanting voice.
While fans might be looking forward to a cache of catchy keyboard riffs, crazy vocals and a cornucopia of mind-boggling studio effects, they will be in for a true surprise. For the bulk of A Map of the Floating City, Dolby turns away from the computer-based genius he is most known for
Fred Scneider is our guest. While he and the B-52s continue to play all over the US, Fred started his own new band, The Superions. Their latest release, Batbaby, is already a sensation. Our conversation leads off the second hour of the show
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
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we talk with Debora Iyall, who recently launched a Kickstarter campaign where fans can back her production of a new vinyl EP, Singing Until Sunrise, which features a new version of “A Girl In Trouble (Is a Temporary Thing).
The first single from Kate Bush’s soon-to-be-released 50 Words for Snow album is now available to the public. “Wild Man” is available via digital download through several music retailers.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will have a conversation with Christina Criscione of The Flirts. While most fans remember her singing Flirts classics like “Temptation” and “Island Boy,”
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Kate Bush confirmed rumors about the release of her first album of new music in six years.
This week, Ivan Doroschuk of Men Without Hats is our guest. Ivan talks about the history of Men Without Hats, the lineups, the music and his current U.S. tour – Men Without Hats’ first American trip in 20 years.