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The mission is to bring back classic music from the 1980s to its fans, who are greatly underserved by the genericness of today’s mainstream radio.

The mission is to bring back classic music from the 1980s to its fans, who are greatly underserved by the genericness of today’s mainstream radio.
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Warwick, NY

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The mission is to bring back classic music from the 1980s to its fans, who are greatly underserved by the genericness of today’s mainstream radio.

Language:

English


Episodes

Our August 16-22 show with Dramarama Co-Founder Chris Carter is up

8/18/2019
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This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Chris Carter, co-founder of #Dramarama, talks with host Chris Cordani.

Duration:00:54:06

Our Aug 9-15 show is up with Terri Nunn on Berlin’s new album

8/10/2019
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Terri Nunn talks with Chris about Berlin's new album, Transcendence, featuring three members of the original lineup.

Duration:00:54:15

Our 8/2-8 show is up: 80s movie soundtrack music

8/3/2019
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This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play music from iconic (and some not-so-iconic) 80s movie soundtracks featuring cuts from Kid Creole & The Coconuts, The Divinyls, The Stems, Hazel O’Connor, Deborah Harry, E. G. Daily, David Bowie and more.

Duration:00:54:07

Our July 26-Aug 1 show with Chip Kinman is up

7/27/2019
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This week, Chip Kinman talks with us about a new CD compilation of lost tracks and alternative versions of the music of he and his brother, the late Tony Kinman of The Dils, Rank and File, Blackbird and Cowboy Nation. We also play music from Dave and the Dynamos, INXS, Nash the Slash, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds and more

Duration:00:54:05

Our July 19-25 show is up: “Day Songs of the 80s”

7/20/2019
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This week, we play DAY songs: tracks featuring days of the week, holidays, special days or any kind of day. Music includes tracks from The Undertones, New Order, Hazel O’Connor, Rose McDowall, Midnight Oil and more

Duration:00:54:05

Our July 12-18 show is up: An encore of our Beatles covers special

7/13/2019
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This week, we play an ancore broadast of our salute to the Beatles with a 2-hour show filled with covers of some of their stellar music by classic alternative artists.

Duration:00:54:03

Our July 5-11 show with Blotto’s F. Lee Harvey Blotto is up.

7/6/2019
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F. Lee Harvey Blotto, Paul Rapp, of the upstate New York band Blotto talks with Chris on this week's Revenge of the 80s Radio

Duration:00:54:05

Our June 28-July 4 show is up

6/22/2019
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This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from Andy Prieboy, The Stray Cats and Wang Chung plus classics from Mental As Anything, Doug & the Slugs, Kids in the Kitchen, A Flock of Seagulls and more

Duration:00:54:11

Out July 13-20 show with Vivien Goldman – The Punk Professor – is up

6/15/2019
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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.

Duration:00:54:05

Our June 7-13 show with Yakov Smirnoff is up

6/8/2019
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This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, comedian Yakov Smirnoff joins host Chris Cordani. We also play a musical tribute to psychedelic rock pioneer Roky Erickson, who passed away on May 31, 2019.

Duration:00:54:07

Our May 31-June 6 show is up: 80s covers of Rolling Stones music

6/1/2019
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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.

Duration:00:54:14

Our May 24-30 show with Josie Cotton is up

5/25/2019
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Josie Cotton is back with us this week; she has a new album coming in the fall, a new single out soon and gearing up for a re-release of her 2011 Pussycat Babylon.

Duration:00:54:05

Our May 17-23 show is up: Catching up with Linda Jo Rizzo

5/19/2019
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We caught up with Linda Jo Rizzo recently in Manhattan. The Italio Disco/Hi-NRG Star has a new single, video, duet project and upcoming album. We talked about it at Stout in Manhattan; our conversation will air during the program. We also play tracks from Brian Brain, The Blasters, The Primitives, The Motels and more.

Duration:00:54:04

Our May 10-16 show is up: J.C. Carroll on a new Members album

5/12/2019
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This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, J.C. Carroll joins us once again. This time, we talk about The Members' new album, Versions, which features covers of songs from an array of diverse artists like The Buzzcocks, Prince, David Bowie and ABBA.

Duration:00:54:05

Our May 3-9 show is up

5/4/2019
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This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from Andy Prieboy and Gang of Four. We also welcome fellow radio/podcast personality Gaye Ann Bruno, who is re-launching her excellent show, Between the Sheets, this week.

Duration:00:54:06

Our April 19-25 show with Pearl Harbour is up

4/20/2019
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Chris talks with Pearl Harbour. The multi-talented singer/dancer/performer discusses the re-release of Pearl Harbour and the Explosions' self-titled album, her solo work, delving into the business world and what she is doing today.

Duration:00:54:08

Our April 5-11 show podcast edition is up: with Stephen Jones and Logan Sky

4/7/2019
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Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back on with us as they have new music, a special R.A.R.E. album of tracks from their archives, an update on the Electric Eye-inspired movie and the 10th anniversary of Sky's first solo album.

Duration:00:54:05

Our Mar 30-Apr 5 show is up: A musical tribute to Ranking Roger

3/30/2019
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This week, Hour 2 of this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is dedicated to the music of Ranking Roger, who passed away on March 26, 2019 after battling cancer.

Duration:00:54:05

Our March 23-28 show is up: Murray Grindlay (aka Monte Video) encore

3/23/2019
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This week, we play an encore presentation one of our favorite episodes: New Zealand musician Murray Grindlay, known to many as "Monte Video" from his 1982 international smash hit "Shoop-Shoop, Diddy-Wop, Cumma-Cumma, Wang-Dang" as Monte Video and the Cassettes is our guest

Duration:00:52:34

Our March 15-22 show is up

3/16/2019
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This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from The Flesh Eaters and Simple Minds plus classics by Icehouse, Neil (Nigel Planer), Toyah, The Smiths and more

Duration:00:54:05