Tag Archives: 1980s

FUTURE tease: 1/18/19 – FLASHBACK recap: 1/11/19

Back to last week’s episode for a moment, with AFI getting dark: Amazing to discover a new millennium rap/electro/rock act that taps a classic from the too overlooked 80s band Saga: The sounds of The Protomen bring me back to … Continue reading

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FUTURE tease: 1/11/19 – FLASHBACK recap: 1/4/19

For the first episode of the new year, it just made sense to play The Rialto Burns covering this U2 classic: Bananarama still bringing the dance beats in the new millennium: Night Club gets into a cat fight in the … Continue reading

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FUTURE tease: 1/4/19 – FLASHBACK recap: 12/28/18 PLUS!

It was a busy week for me, with my regularly scheduled show and the New Year’s Eve Dance Party. So let’s take a little look back at each. Started the 12/28/18 show with this cool cover of Cyndi Lauper by … Continue reading

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FUTURE tease: 12/28/18 PLUS! – FLASHBACK recap: 12/21/18

Getting a dark start, here’s one I played by The Mission on last week’s episode: I’m obsessed with this one from The Fitness: You’d never know this one from Scandroid’s remix album isn’t straight out of the 80s: Same goes … Continue reading

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FUTURE tease: 12/21/18 – FLASHBACK recap: 12/14/18

Last week I played some new Culture Club. The latest album isn’t as funky as some of their classic stuff, but “Bad Blood” stood out: Plasticzooms is awesomely 80s: Juliana Hatfield is back from the 90s…and bringing the 80s with … Continue reading

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FUTURE tease: 12/14/18 – FLASHBACK recap: 12/7/18

Hey, the only reason I didn’t start last week’s show with this insanely unlikely pairing of Def Leppard and Depeche Mode is because the singing starts too soon for me to get my welcoming words in! It’s impossible for me … Continue reading

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FUTURE tease: 12/7/18 – FLASHBACK recap: 11/30/18

Been finding so many cool and unexpected covers lately, like this one from Blondie that opened last week’s show… …and Ali Campbell of UB40 covering Diana Ross’s tribute to Marvin Gaye: No matter the decade, Pet Shop Boys never lose … Continue reading

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