animotion

In his book Totally Awesome 80s (St. Martin’s Press New York 1996), Matthew Rettenmund listed Animotion’s "Obsession" as #3 in his list of Quintessentially 80s Songs. The band’s name, Animotion was also chosen as [...]

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Stacey Q

Stacey Lynn Swain, known by her stage name Stacey Q, is an American pop singer, [...]

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Glass Tiger

And so it continues...the story of one of Canada’s most enduring and iconic bands, Glass Tiger, roars on. Originally known as Tokyo, the band formed in Newmarket, Ontario in 1981 and spent [...]

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Naked Eyes

Naked Eyes are a British new wave band that rose to prominence in the early 1980s. The band had four US top 40 singles: "Always Something There to Remind Me," "Promises, Promises," and "When the Lights Go [...]

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The Vapors

The Vapors are an English new wave and power pop band that initially existed between 1978 and 1981. They had a top ten hit with the song "Turning Japanese" in 1980, which reached No. 3 in the UK Singles [...]

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Josie Cotton

Josie Cotton - Movie Disaster Music (Scruffy Records) remember Johnny Are You Queer? from 1982? The reclusive singer is back with my pick of the week, a zesty, infectious romp that bridges the sexy cleverness of 1960s girl [...]

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