The Punk Professor, Vivien Goldman, is back on with us and with a new book: Revenge of the She-Punks: A Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy Riot. Vivien looks at the female stars of punk from the early pioneers to today, not only in the US and UK.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play covers of Rolling Stones songs by classic alternative artists, withy tracks originally recorded by Jagger and Company from David Bowie, The Inmates, Mondo Rock, Psychic TV, Laibach, The Damned and more.
Our Aug 31-Sep 6 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. We play new music from Paul Collins and Simple Minds plus classics by Madness, The Lopez Beatles, Icehouse, Amazulu and more
James King of James King and the Lonewolves talks with Chris on Revenge of the 80s Radio
This week, we play new music from Midge Ure, Squeeze and Blaine L. Reininger plys classic from King, The Clean, Mental As Anything, Adam and the Ants, Taco, The Motels and more.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from Gang of Four and Kim Wilde plus tracks by Shonen Knife, ABC, The Saints, Falco, Q-Feel and more
In hour 2, we feature classic alternative artists from New England with music by Robin Lane and the Chartbusters, The Del Fuegos, Jonathan Richman, The Fools, Til Tuesday and many more.
Gang of Four is releasing a new EP, titled Complicit, and band co-founder Andy Gill talks with host Chris Cordani about it. Gill offers some background on the tracks in the EP, including the first single from it, “Lucky,” a track conveying his thoughts on Wall Street, market panics, world economies and computerized trading. Also, Gill discusses why he centered one song around Ivanka Trump (who is on the cover of the EP), Gang of Four’s beginnings and legacy.
as Chris recovers from eye surgery, we air a classic show where 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.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play covers of Rolling Stones songs by classic alternative artists
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This week is dedicated to 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
Punk Globe Magazine releases its 40th Anniversary special issue on August 1, 2017. Ginger Coyote, Founder and Editor of Punk Globe talks about the publication’s history and celebrating 40 years of the magazine with host Chris Cordani.
We play new music from Colin Hay, Stan Ridgway and Depeche Mode plus classics by The Nomads, Ultravox, The Pogues, Dear Enemy, Nina Hagen, Laurie Anderson and many more classic alternative artists.
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.
This week, we are re-airing our March 2016 interview with Naoki Yamano of Shonen Knife
Maggie Connell of The Heaters is our guest. The Heaters were one of the LA New Wave scene’s hottest live acts of the late 70s. Led by Maggie Connell, Missy Connell and Mercy Bermudez, the band forged their own sound amid the ascension of the new genre in southern California: a mix of 60s soul, the early girl groups and punk. The Heaters will release the tracks they recorded in 1983 in a few different locations (not in big studios) in a compilation titled: American Dreams: the Portastudio Recordings.
Ginger Coyote, editor of Punk Globe Magazine and lead singer for the White Trash Debutantes, joins us once again on Revenge of the 80s Radio. This week, we talk about Ginger’s new book, “The Best of Punk Globe,” a collection of the magazine’s most interesting articles and in-depth interviews with punk icons. Ginger founded the publication 38 years ago and has become the definitive punk rock source for fans around the world.
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, Punk Globe Magazine Creator & Editor – and lead singer of the White Trash Debutantes – Ginger Coyote is our guest. Punk Globe is celebrating its 37th Anniversary this month..
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will air a re-broadcast of our 1021 interview with Ginger Coyote, Founder and Editor of Punk Globe Magazine and lead singer of the White Trash Debutantes.
This week, we will re-broadcast out April 2013 interview with Rodney Anonymous of The Dead Milkmen.
Our 8/16 show podcast/syndication edit is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week, Donna Destri is our guest. A central figure in the 70s/early 80s NYC punk scene, Destri is best-known for her work as a backup singer on severl of Blondie’s more excellent tracks and her stellar solo work. Donna […]
This week: music from Robin Lane, Icehouse, Josie Cotton, Wall of Voodoo, Mondo Rock, The Alarm, General Public, Ultravox and more…
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This week. we present an encore broadcast, featuring our March 2012 interview with Ginger Coyote, editor of Punk Globe magazine and lead singer of the White Trash Debutantes. Punk Globe Magazine is celebrating its 35-year anniversary this month.
In the center of the San Francisco punk scene of the late 70s was Ginger Coyote, who wanted to shine a spotlight on some of the great underground acts of the time.
Alt-rock heavy-hitter Hugh Cornwell today gave fans a preview of the artwork and track list for his forthcoming album, Totem and Taboo
We at Revenge of the 80s Radio welcome our new affiliate: Rock 103FM in Central Illinois. The station plays music of the 70s and 80s (with a little 60s sprinkled in) and is an excellent flashback to the days of great personality radio.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we will feature new music from Stan Ridgway and Nikki Corvette. Plus, classics by Howard Jones, EBN-OZN, INXS, Falco, Fuzzbox, Madness, The Blow Monkeys and more.