Once again, Revenge of the 80s Radio celebrates the time of amore with a collection of classic alternative love songs.
Tonight, we will play those classic club and college party favorites of the era through the entire second hour of the show.
The Podcast for our 11/20 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the end of this post. The second hour features a conversation with Dave Wakeling of the English Beat and General Public
This Friday, our guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Dave Wakeling
This week, we featured a new single from I, Ludicrous: “We’re the Support Band.” We also feature classic alternative tracks from artists including Siouxsie and the Banshees, Gazebo, The Clash, Icehouse, Holly and the Italians and Aztec Camera.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will include a new track from British band I, Ludicrous.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s will take a geographical turn: we feature classic alternative music from the 80s about cities, countries, locations and other points of interest around the world — real and fictional.
The podcast version of our 7/24 Revenge of the 80s Radio show featuring a conversation with Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls is up and available at the bottom of this post
This week, we catch up on some requests during our first hour. The second hour is dedicated to classic alternative dance music from the 80s from artists including Clan of Xymox, Grandmaster Flash, Amazulu and Strawberry Switchblade.
This week, Revenge of the 80s airs a rebroadcast of its movie soundtrack music special. Artists featured include Trio, Dolby’s Cube, The Plimsouls, Bone Symphony and Wall of Voodoo.
This week, Revenge of the 80s will rebroadcast our “Salute to Movie Soundtracks.” Featured artists include Trio, Cheap Trick, Fishbone with Annette Funicello and the Bone Symphony.
This week, Revenge of the 80s will re-broadcast a the show featuring a conversation with Tony Kinman of the Dils, Rank & File, Blackbird and, currently, Los Trendy. We talk about the San Francisco punk scene of the late 1970s.
The podcast for our 6/12 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the bottom of this post. Leading off the second hour, we spent some time with ABC’s Martin Fry, who will once again perform on this year’s Regeneration Tour.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show features a conversation with Wang Chung’s Jack Hues, who will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature classic cover songs from the era. Among the classic covers we will feature are performances by Trio, Laibach, Strawberry Switchblade, The Little Girls, The Fine Young Cannibals and Blondie.
The second hour of this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio will be another Classic Alternative Dance Party with club hits from Yaz, Falco, Dominatrix and more.
Artists featured in the first hour include REM, Jason and the Scorchers, Wall of Voodoo and Boomerang.
This week’s show will honor the Moms on Mother’s Day… we will have classic alternative music in celebration of mothers (“Mother Stands for Comfort” by Kate Bush comes to mind) while we will also play tracks from moms of the 80s (and a few NEW moms from the era)
This week’s show is loosely-themed “Songs of the Spring.” I write “loosely” because the music is not necessarily about the spring or from the spring, but the selected tracks are songs that I always liked to hear in the spring in the 1980s and beyond.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show features a conversation with actress Sally Kellerman, best known to 80s fans as Rodney Dangerfield’s English Professor/love interest in the movie Back to School and the Judge in Moving Violations. She has a new CD out: “Sally.”
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s features a conversation with Sally Kellerman, who is best known to 80s fans as Rodney Dangerfield’s love interest and English Professor in the movie “Back to School.” She is most well-known to everyone else as Major Margaret Houlihan in the MASH movie, as well as for several other movie roles, TV appearances and voiceovers.
For tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio Show, we will not only feature classic alternative tracks from the 80s, we will play a bit more than usual of some of the artists’ newer music.
We will feature new music from Andy Prieboy, Stan Ridgway, Adriana Kaegi (whose TAG album will be out soon), Louise Robey, Martin Fry and ABC (from last year’s Traffic album) and Nikki Corvette’s band Gorevette as well as some other post-80s work from the era’s great performers.
Our first anniversary show is now available in a podcast at the bottom of this post. To celebrate our first anniversary, we re-aired our first-ever interview on the program: a conversation with Tracey and Missy Belland of Voice of the Beehive.
The podcast for our 2/13/09 Revenge of the 80s Radio Show is up and available at the bottom of this post.
To commemorate the Valentine’s Day holiday, we played classic alternative love songs of the 1980s. Artists featured include ABC, Robey, The Alarm, Modern English and Dexy’s Midnight Runners.
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will feature a conversation with Tony Kinman, former bassist for the legendary punk band The Dils, Rank and File, Blackbird and currently with Los Trendy. We discuss the San Francisco punk scene of mid to late 70s, its place in music history and influence on alternative music in the 80s.
This week, we salute some of the great movie soundtrack songs of the 1980s including classics from fine cinema such as “Surf II,” “Revenge of the Nerds,”Private School,” “Up the Academy” and “Out of Bounds.” Other, perhaps more well-known 80s movies are represented as well.
The podcast for our 12/19 Christmas Special is now up and available at the bottom of this post, featuring holiday cheer from several artists of the era including Wall of Voodoo, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Dickies, The Pogues (w/ Kirsty McColl), The Pretenders and Captain Sensible.
The podcast for this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show, which features our interview with Andy Prieboy is up and available at the bottom of this post. [amazonify]0812969057[/amazonify] Prieboy is remembered most as one of the lead singers for Wall of Voodoo. His repertoire is, however, much longer: he spent some time in the […]
The man who rendered me only the second-best-dressed 80s guy in the world will be my guest on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show — Martin Fry of ABC. ABC will be touring the U.S. in August as part of the Regeneration Tour, which kicks off on August 1st. The lineup also includes […]
Click Here to Listen Live tonight, 6/27/08 7-9pm Eastern US time Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s features an interview with the immensely talented Dale Bozzio of Missing Persons. Dale, Terry Bozzio, Warren Cuccarillo and Patrick O’Hearn came from the Frank Zappa musical projects to form this vastly unique band whose fine musicians set them apart […]
This week’s broadcast of Revenge of the 80s featured an encore presentation of our earlier interview with Tracey and Missy Belland of Voice of the Beehive. We talk about hwo they got started after moving from sunny California to London, their careers and what they are doing now. Also, Missy’s new line of fairies will […]