Kid Creole and the Coconuts today released the video for their new single, “In a Place Like This.”
During their European tour earlier this year, Nikki Corvette and The Romeos sing the praises of some delicious gelato in this video (credit: BAMMagazine’s channel on Youtube):
His genre-crossing creations are celebrated and respected around the world. Still, such inspiration can come from unexpected places as the Kid’s most recent single, Muchachacha, comes from a chance encounter
While at the sixth-floor exhibit, there were fans of all ages paying homage to one of the 20th century’s most dynamic and diverse artistic talents
Tonight on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will honor the legendary Michael Hutchence, who would have celebrated his 50th birthday today had it not been for his tragic death in 1997.
The new video from Gorevette, with Nikki Corvette of Nikki and the Corvettes on vox partnering with rocker Amy Gore (Gore Gore Girls).
While I am out on vacation this week, we will rebroadcast our 1/9/09 show featuring a conversation with Nikki Corvette on the band she recently formed with Amy Gore (The Gore Gore Girls), Gorevette. We will also have some of the first tracks they recorded on the show.
From the superbly elegant solo album by Adriana Kaegi. TAG, comes this sultry, bedazzling track with a new video to match.
The Band Who Made Us All Dance to “The Earthquake Song” in the ’80s is Back with Classic Cuts and a New Sound
Thomas Dolby, the man who brought new wave synth-pop to a new level, has a newly-released CD/DVD compilation out. It’s called The Singular Thomas Dolby, spanning his illustrious solo career.
No Doubt covers the Adam and the Ants classic “Stand and Deliver” for their upcoming album after reuniting. What is an 80s purist’s take on it?
Some of the interesting things happening on other 80s blogs.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show (3/7) will feature a conversation with Adriana Kaegi, a founding member of the influential Kid Creole and the Coconuts. Kaegi is diversely talented in music, choreography, costume design, marketing and business. We will talk about her career, her soon-to-be-released album — TAG — and her recently-completed documentary DVD: “Kid Creole and My Coconuts.”
The podcast for the February 20th Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the bottom of this post.
This week, we feature classic alternative tracks from artists including REM, Altered Images, Kate Bush, Depeche Mode (whose new single, “Wrong,” will premiere on German TV on 2/21) and Aneka
Now, we can watch a plethora of Madness videos at will. Recently, the band announced the creation of their new YouTube channel, which features several of their classic works including “It Must Be Love,” “My Girl” and “Baggy Trousers.” Madness never appeared to take themselves too seriously in their videos and guest appearances on television […]
After we reviewed Andy Prieboy’s newest material on this website, I received an e-mail from Edwin Vacek, one of his biggest fans. He sent me a link to a video he compiled for Prieboy’s “Pricks Up Front” on YouTube. It is well done with excellent video editing and timing. I also applaud his being an […]
Our guest for this Friday night’s broadcast/podcast of Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Will Powers, who is really Lynn Goldsmith, world-renowned photographer and director who is the brains, voice and driving force behind Will Powers and The Will Powers Institute. Lynn talks about the beginnings of Will Powers as an idea of hers […]
It was August 1, 1981 when the first all-music video cable TV channel was born. As the popularity of video programs on some cable and network stations was rising, MTV made history while taking advantage of this trend. They led off with the 1979 hit “Video Killed the Radio Star” by the Trevor Horn-led Buggles […]